Education

DFL State House candidates discuss race to represent Moorhead, Oakport Township

The primary is on Tuesday and whoever wins will go against Republican Edwin Hahn in November.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Heather Keeler is a native of Lake Andes, South Dakota and is the vice chair of the Moorhead Human Rights Commission. She says growing up not seeing people who look like her in positions of power inspired her to take matters into her own hands. “I need to have the courage to step up. We need to…

NDSU Helping People Return To School With Degree Completion Program

Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs.

FARGO,N.D. — In an uncertain economy NDSU is offering new ways for people to get back to school. The school is offering a degree completion program for adults with college credits who are looking to finish their degree. Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs. Staff say having the extra…

Public Encouraged to Complete Survey about Federal Education Aid

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is asking the public for suggestions about how to use the federal education aid recently approved by Congress. The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction has $3.1 million in discretionary federal aid on top of $30.06 million in federal grants to distribute to school districts. A survey is available on the NDDPI’s website…

Fargo Public Schools Announces Discovery Middle School Principal

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Schools has named Amy Herrick as principal of Discovery Middle School. Herrick has worked for Fargo Public Schools since 2002 and has been assistant principal at Discovery Middle School since 2013. She has a Master of Science degree in Education Leadership and a Bachelor of Science degree in K-12 Art Education from Minnesota State University Moorhead. While…

Ada-Borup Band Teacher And Students Puts Together Graduation Song For Seniors

Tuttle says he and his 27 students worked together over multiple days practicing and sending in video digitally to help craft a graduation song for the class of 2020.

ADA, Minn. — As the school year nears it’s close for seniors Ada-Borup, the school’s band director who’s seen two decades worth of seniors walk through his doors wanted to make sure this class wouldn’t be forgotten. “So my take was to take these performances, these videos they uploaded putting them together so in a way we can kind of…

Fargo Fire Dept. Honors New Firefighter Graduates

The ceremony was limited to immediate family.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department honors it’s newest class of firefighters. Logan McConnell, Rick Winter, Chris Harig, Todd Hanson, Ross Jones and West Fargo Firefighter Nick Wavra were all in attendance for their graduation at city hall. After eight weeks of intense training and education they are ready to suit up. The ceremony was limited to immediate family….

North Dakota Forest Service Reminding People To Be Careful During Fire Season

They recommend that people continue to check the Fire Danger Rating map on the department's website

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Forest Service is reminding residents that it is still fire season and that people need to take extra precaution. That means waiting to mow your lawn till the grass is green, avoid doing any burning in your yard and to remember the ABC’s. Always Be Careful with fire, officials say to make sure the…

Fargo Parks Hosts Virtual Earth Day Challenge

This was a way for them to celebrate the 50th anniversary of earth day

FARGO, N.D. – For 15 days, the parks department has posted a different education challenge activity using either no supplies or supplies that you should already have in your home. One quest required participants to make a jump rope out of plastic bags that you had from grocery shopping. There were three different prizes given out by random drawing. “Keeping…

LIVE: City of Fargo Hosts COVID-19 K-12 Education Roundtable

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo is hosting a COVID-19 K-12 Education Roundtable feauring F-M K-12 administrators. The speakers will provide information about how their education systems are continuing to provide valuable instruction through distance learning. The speakers include: · Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney · Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Rupak Gandhi · West Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Beth Slette ·…

Moorhead Public Schools Discusses Distance Learning Strategies

The online lessons will begin on Monday and go through March 30

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Students in Pre-K will have a weekly guide and the parents of the students will receive a flexible learning plan. The goal of the flexible plan is to make sure the kids are engaged and that they’re having fun with it. Students from Kindergarten to fourth grade will have a plan including flexible voice and choice, and video…