The F-M community discusses goals for the new year

Many people say setting realistic goals helps, but remember not to be too hard on yourself.

FARGO, N.D.- “New year, new me” seems to be the phrase that goes around every year on January 1st. “Yeah, just trying to be a bit more healthy. We’ve been spending a lot of time inside at home, so trying to just get out a bit more and do some more hiking,” Fargo’s Lindsay Boyd said. It’s the general consensus…

West Fargo Public Schools will continue doing hybrid learning

The district will discuss the new learning plan at its board meeting on October 26th.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- West Fargo Public Schools will stick with the hybrid model as coronavirus cases in the metro continue to rise. Superintendent Beth Slette requested to extend the current plan while continuing to work on the return to learn plan. She originally wanted to bring more students to the classroom. Slette says changes to the instructional plan will not…

NDSU To Have In-Person Classes In The Fall, Masks Will Be Required

The school will be maintaining its initially planned start date of August 24.

FARGO, N.D. – On Thursday morning, NDSU received a grant of nearly $20 million dollars that will help the school set up a COVID-19 plan. The university says that without the money, online classes might have resumed for another semester. “I couldn’t be more excited because everything else would’ve been suboptimal and a real let down for our students as…

Fargo South Teacher Wins Prestigious National Award

Only five people nationwide are given the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo South teacher gets a very special award at a school assembly. Leah Juelke, a language arts teacher, received the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. She teaches English learner students from ninth through twelfth grade. Winners are chosen by an expert panel, only five people nationwide are given this award from the NEA Foundation. “I’m really…

Annual Rise Above Seizures Walk Brings Families and Teams Together to Show Support

According to the Epilepsy Foundation one in every 26 people have epilepsy

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Whether you have epilepsy or know someone who does, all different people came out to show support and provide encouragement. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen went to the annual Rise Above Seizures Walk and tells us how people in the community are continuing their encouragement. “It’s really important for us to have this night where people with epilepsy…

Therapy Dogs Helping Young Readers Gain Confidence in their Skills

By the end of each story, the kids are better readers than when they walked in

WEST FARGO, N.D. — When you’re young, speaking in front of a crowd or reading in a classroom can be intimidating. But KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how one local dog is helping kids get over that fear and become better readers. When reading a story, the tall tales are not always about the beginning, middle or end. It’s about…

Amanda Boyeff Named Fargo Public Schools Teacher of the Year

She is a special education teacher at Lincoln Elementary

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Schools has named its 2018 Teacher of the Year. Lincoln Elementary School special education teacher Amanda Boyeff won the award. Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Schatz made the surprise announcement at a school assembly Friday morning. Boyeff has been with Lincoln Elementary since 2004. Her selection for the award was based on testimonials from parents, colleagues, and administrators….

At Least Four Injured After Semi Crashes into Minnesota School

School officials say two of the students suffered minor injuries and the two people in the car were also hurt

MOWER COUNTY, Minn. — At least two students were hurt after a semi-truck crashes into a school in Lyle, Minnesota Tuesday. Chief Deputy Mark May with the Mower County Sheriff’s Office says just before 8:30 a.m., the semi rear-ended another car on Highway 218 and veered off the road. The semi then crashed into Lyle Public School, which is about…

Four Local Classrooms Receive Grants to Fund STEM Projects

Doosan-Bobcat of Fargo presented a check for $500 to fund a miniature escape room project at Liberty Middle School

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Four schools in the metro are getting grants from Doosan-Bobcat to help promote STEM projects. A seventh grade math class at Liberty Middle School was one of the four area classrooms to receive a check for $500. The award will allow the class to fund a miniature escape room project. Teachers at Liberty say that the…

Sheyenne High School Teacher Resigned Over Allegations of Sex, Drugs and “Conduct Unbecoming”

The report stated Doster was drinking with her 18-year-old former students and was highly intoxicated and had trouble standing on her own. KVRR's Erin Wencl contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND —  A West Fargo teacher resigned hours before the start of school on August 29 for an investigation involving alleged sexual conduct with a student/former student, providing alcohol to minors and having alcohol in her classroom. The school district’s personnel file on Elizabeth Doster reveals the investigation began August 9th after a student and parent informed a…