Fargo Public Schools Celebrate Class of 2020 with in-person graduations

FARGO, N.D. — After Fargo Public Schools originally announced they would host graduation ceremonies without guests, more than 800 people signed a petition asking for that to change. Parents who signed that petition got what they wished for today: to be there when their children receive their diplomas. Fargo North High School allowed two guests per graduate, and each family…

JROTC Cadets Are Honored In Small Graduation at Fargo South High School

The 11 graduating students are from North, South, Davies and West Fargo High School.

FARGO, N.D,-  “I was expecting my graduation to look exactly like that. You know, at the dome, sitting down having everybody. Unfortunately, we had to do it differently this year.” The last four years have been a rollercoaster for Jaeger Jensen, a Senior cadet graduating from the JROTC program. “My father left. He moved to California and it just really…

Students honor Fargo North teacher who died Friday

Rod Capistran suffered a medical emergency while teaching a virtual class

FARGO, N.D. — Roses, candles and messages of kindness fill the pavement at Fargo North High School. The symbols of support are in honor of beloved teacher Rod Capistran, who died Friday evening. “Everybody’s just kind of, even with everything going on, you can tell that this is bringing people together,” says Fargo North student Natalie Syverson. Students, staff and…

Increased Police Presence at Fargo North High School Following Suspicious Message

A student reported writings on a desk that included, "school shooting threat 9-4-19."

Fargo, N.D. – Fargo North High School is operating as normal after a school shooting threat was determined to be not credible. One student discovered disturbing messages on a desk on Tuesday, one of which included a school shooting threat referencing Wednesday’s date. School administration and the Fargo Police Department conducted an investigation and concluded that there was no threat….

Longtime “Santa” At Rheault Farm Passes Away

Bob Scott Was Also An Active Leader In Scouting

Bob ScottFARGO, N.D. — The man who portrayed Santa Claus for the past decade at Rheault Farm in Fargo has passed away. Bob Scott’s family says because he posed for photos with so many children as Santa, he would often encounter people who would tell him that his picture was on their refrigerator. Scott was also an active leader in…

Fargo North Juniors Gain Perspective in Poverty Simulation

groups were given a case study and had to use community resources to help them throughout the exercise

FARGO, N.D. — Juniors at Fargo North High School are learning to empathize with our area’s homeless population. The students were provided different case studies and scenarios as part of a poverty simulation. Each one is meant to help them understand what it’s like living on a lower income or budget and what they must do to meet their basic needs….

Students Showcase Drama Skills at Fargo Area One Act Festival

The Fargo Area One Act Festival welcomes students from North, South, Davies, and Sheyenne High Schools

FARGO, N.D. – Area high school students are taking center stage at the 6th Annual Fargo Area One Act Festival. This two-day festival is giving 150 students from North, South, Davies, and Sheyenne High Schools a chance to perform their one-act plays. Students take part in workshops and have opportunities to showcase their talents. Fargo North’s drama director, Tom Gillen, …

Fargo North Crowns 40th King Sparta & 54th Queen Sparta

It's all part of their homecoming festivities

FARGO, N.D. — It wouldn’t be a traditional homecoming without a queen and a king. Fargo North High School crowned their 40th King Sparta and 54th Queen Sparta. Twelve couples were vying for the title, each doing a unique handshake of their own before waiting to find out if they won the crown. In the end, it was Anna Stevens who…

Fargo North Environmental Club Teaches Kids to Be “Eco-Friendly”

The club made a presentation to third and fourth grade students at Kennedy Elementary

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo North students are doing their part to spread the word to younger students about helping the environment. Third and fourth graders from Kennedy Elementary School listened to a presentation from members of the Fargo North Environmental Club. The high schoolers taught the kids about what is good and bad for the environment, and how they can help…