Distance Learning

North Dakota leaders discuss returning to in-person learning with CDC experts

Strategies include usage of masks, social distancing, cleaning and disinfection, hygiene etiquette, and contact tracing

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and school board members meet with CDC and Brown University officials to discuss strategies for returning to in-person learning. They are looking at three key indicators, including the number of new cases per 100,000 people and percentage of positive COVID tests over the last 14 days. They’re also looking…

East Grand Forks High School moved to distance learning

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. – The East Grand Forks School Board voted 5-1 to move high school students to full time distance learning for two weeks beginning November 23rd. Superintendent Mike Kolness and Polk County Public Health Director Sarah Reese also wanted the middle school to move to distance learning. The school board voted 3-3 on that motion. You can…

Moorhead Area Public Schools returning to distance learning

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Starting Monday, Nov. 30, Moorhead Area Public Schools will move all Pre-K through Grade 8 students to a distance learning model. Students in Grades 9-12 have been in distance learning since September 28. School officials say the decision was made based on staffing concerns caused by increasing absences due to COVID quarantine among staff and students…

Committee develops plan to start in-person learning at Fargo Public Schools

Level changes are unique for specific grade levels and will take effect on different dates

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Public School District’s COVID-19 Instructional Plan Committee has developed a plan to begin full time in-person learning for elementary and secondary students. Level changes are unique for specific grade levels and will take effect on different dates. The changes are as follows: Elementary Schools: Level 4 – In-Person Instruction (4 days per week) until at…

School Board To Discuss Return To Classrooms at Monday Meeting

FARGO, N.D. — Public school leaders in Fargo are discussing whether to have older children head back to classrooms, even as the state struggles with the worst outbreak of COVID-19 per capita in the nation. A task force that was formed when parents and others complained after the Fargo Public School District opted for distance learning has its next meeting…

Fargo Public Schools to offer take-home meals during distance learning

Meals will be available for pickup on Tuesdays and Fridays.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo middle and high school students will be able to receive take-home meals while learning from home. Fargo Public Schools made the decision to switch to distance learning on October 5 due to several health and safety factors. Students learning from home will not be required to fill out a meal order form and can pick up two to…

Parents And Students Protest Decision To Move To Distance Learning

Organizers stood outside the Fargo Public School Office opposed to the district's decision to move to distance learning

FARGO, ND – Signs of disappointment, frustration, and desperation. That was the attitude outside the Fargo Public Schools office. “I’m trying to get us to go back to school, whether it be in person or hybrid,” said Fargo North senior Ellie Liedburg. “As long as we get the chance for a small amount of time during the week to get…

Fargo middle and high schools to transition to distance learning in October

The FPS Instructional Plan Committee will meet again on October 5.

FARGO, N.D. — Middle and high school students at Fargo Public Schools will be switching to distance learning. The move will happen on October 5th and go through October 19th. Elementary schools will continue with hybrid learning. The district’s COVID-19 Instructional Plan Committee meets every two weeks and will meet again on October 5th. That’s when they will decide how…

Moorhead Area Public Schools Transitions High School Students To Distance Learning

The move is in response to the increase of COVID-19 cases among that age group

MOORHEAD, Minn- Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. Pre-K through 8th grade will continue with the hybrid model. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning will work. They will learn from home for two weeks. The students are tentatively scheduled to be back in…

Moorhead High School to transition to distance learning September 28

MAPS says its goal is to return MHS to a modified hybrid schedule as soon as possible.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. The Moorhead Area Public Schools’ Incident Command Team made the decision based on increased COVID-19 rates in the community. Parents received a letter from Superintendent Brandon Lunak explaining the transition. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning…