Discovery Middle School

West Fargo author reads to middle school students to inspire them to give back

Sawyer Anderson wrote Water Works in response to learning about the water crisis in Africa

FARGO, N.D. — After Sawyer Anderson’s father took a trip to Africa, he informed his daughter of some unfortunate circumstances children in that country go through. “There are kids my age carrying buckets of water on their heads, walking three miles to get water and the water isn’t clean,” Anderson said. “I just wanted to imagine me – I wouldn’t…

Discovery Middle School Student Suspended And Charged For Concealed Weapon

During a search of the student's locker, a BB pistol was found in a backpack

Courtesy: Fargo Public SchoolsFARGO, N.D. — A Discovery Middle School student is charged after a BB pistol is found in the student’s locker. A parent phoned in a tip to the school Wednesday morning that their child suspected the student of having a gun. During a search of the student’s locker, the BB pistol was found in a backpack. It…

Fargo Teachers Shave Heads for Sarah Barnum, Colleague With Cancer in Remission

Barnum had breast cancer and is now in remission

FARGO, N.D. — A Discovery Middle School music teacher’s battle with breast cancer is nearing the end with her cancer now in remission. Students and other teachers are supporting her for the final push – one lock of hair at a time. Students are packing the gym inside Discovery Middle School, but not for an average assembly. Music teacher Sarah Barnum…

Concerns of Potential Threat at Fargo’s Discovery Middle School Found to Be Rumors

Courtesy: Fargo Public SchoolsFARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Schools looked into rumor about a potential threat to Discovery Middle School Wednesday, but find out it was just rumors. The district says school staff heard concerns from students. After an investigation, administration found no evidence of a threat. The district says police weren’t called, the school didn’t go into a lockdown and…

Middle Schoolers Plant Trees at Orchard Glen Park for Arbor Day

The new trees are intended to revitalize the recently-acquired park

FARGO, N.D. — Several middle school students developed a green thumb after planting trees in Orchard Glen Park. The students came from Carl Ben Eielson and Discovery Middle Schools to go outside and learn lessons about the environmental importance of trees. Volunteers helped the students plant trees, which park officials say will help the recently acquired Orchard Glen Park become a…

Discovery Students Show Off Their Art, Music At Annual Bluestem Ball

This was the second year Discovery Middle School held it at the Bluestem Center for the Arts

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a music gig, exhibit and a ball all in one. Discovery Middle School’s Art and Music departments hosted their Bluestem Ball. Not only did it feature student jazz musicians, but students’ artwork was on display and a dance show. Discovery’s art and music instructors say they wanted to put on the ball to showcase the students’ talents…

First Annual “Chakra Run” Raises Awareness for Domestic Violence

Over 75 runners competed in the event, including a couple that competes in 5K's in all 50 states

FARGO, N.D. — The Chakra Run is a new opportunity for runners to endure the elements and run a 5K, but for Mariah Prussia, it is more than just a race. “I’ve survived basically an abusive relationship so for me, my goal is to empower individuals, so women, men, children, to show them that you can survive a lot of different…

Carl Ben Eielson, Discovery Students Team Up with Fargo Park District for Arbor Day

Carl Ben Eielson and Discovery Middle School's Students Plant Trees at Brandt Crossing Park

FARGO, ND — Local Students and volunteers are helping our community stay green. Students from Carl Ben Eielson and Discovery Middle Schools, along with other volunteers, planted nearly 100 trees throughout the Brandt Crossing Park in Fargo. The students planted the trees as part of an Arbor Day celebration. Fargo Park District Executive Director, Joel Vettel, says it’s important for…