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West Fargo Elementary Schools Returning To Onsite Instruction By Late November

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools announcing the return to class of all preschool through 5th graders by the end of November. Harwood and Legacy Elementary Schools will be the first two schools in the district to bring students back four days a week. All elementary buildings will return to full, five-day onsite learning by Monday, November 30….

Fargo’s Lewis & Clark Elementary back running after evacuation

FARGO, N.D. – Lewis and Clark Elementary has reopened after Xcel Energy and the Fargo Fire Department investigated a smell in the school. Fargo Public Schools says officials determined the odor is not hazardous and the building is safe. It’s believed the smell came from a malfunctioned sump pump that has been replaced. Students and staff were evacuated to Fargo…

Breckenridge Elementary School Receives $100,000 Fitness Center Renovation

The goal of the organization is to promote health and wellness.

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – An Elementary School in a small Minnesota town gets the renovation of a lifetime. The National Foundation For Governors’ Fitness Councils revealed  A $100,000 new workout space for students, teachers and the community in Breckenridge. The Foundation’s “Don’t Quit Campaign” awards fitness centers to schools across the country as a way to promote physical activity and fitness…

Voters Approve Three Bond Measures in Barnesville School District.

Voters approved a $24.5 million facility upgrade for both the elementary and high school.

BARNESVILLE, MINN. (KFGO) – Voters in the Barnesville School District approved three bond measures for school improvements in a special election Tuesday. More than 1600 ballots were cast. Voters approved a $24.5 million facility upgrade for both the elementary and high school by a margin of 1,082 to 627. The second bond for a $1.6 million expansion of the auditorium…

National School Lunch Week: Harwood Elementary Kids Tell Us Why They Love School Meals

Who knew that healthy can also taste delicious?

HARWOOD, N.D. — The West Fargo School System is honoring and celebrating National School Lunch Week. Elementary School lunch is taking kids by surprise. “When I first got here I was like, ‘ew this is disgusting’ because I wasn’t used to full healthy stuff but then now I’m like used to it and I actually like most of it and…

Bennett Elementary Students Do Compassion-Based Activities With High School Leaders

There were games, presentations, and role-playing

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at Bennett Elementary spent the day putting the Golden Rule to practice. Fourth and fifth graders were led by Davies High School students as they did activities to practice team building and being kind. There were games, presentations, and role–playing on how to treat everyone nicely. There was also a chance for kids to share their experiences,…

Students Are Getting Free Lunch and Breakfast at Madison Elementary School

Only certain schools across the country qualify for the USDA National School Lunch and Breakfast programs, and now Madison elementary school is on the list

FARGO, N.D. — A healthy breakfast and a balanced lunch are important for elementary school students to learn. But what about the parents that can’t afford to provide those meals? Well KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about a new program at one Fargo elementary school that will take a lift off every parents’ shoulders….IN OUR LEAD STORY. As the summer…

Groundbreaking for New West Fargo Elementary School

The school does not yet have a name and you can vote for your choice until the end of the month

FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo School District broke ground and is celebrating the building of a new elementary school in Fargo. The Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead Chamber of Commerce joined the school leaders for the ceremony in the Deer Creek neighborhood. Second graders from Osgood Elementary joined in and sang a song for those who attended. This is Superintendent David…

Heitkamp Meets Kindred Students, Discusses Agriculture

She recently introduced the Next Generation in Agriculture Act with Sen. Collins

KINDRED, N.D. — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp spent part of the day visiting schools in Kindred and meeting with students. She started the day at Kindred Elementary, where she spoke to third and fifth graders about her career and the importance of public service. She then went to the high school to talk about how her new bill will help young farmers….

McKinley Elementary Students Sing for Local Veterans

It's a Veterans Day tradition the school has carried out for years

FARGO, ND — More than 160 students from kindergarten to 5th grade sang for our local veterans. The nearly hour-long performance at McKinley Elementary paid tribute to veterans across the country. About 30 veterans sat in as honored guests along with least 100 parents and family members. This Veterans Day Program is a school tradition which goes back at least…