Fargo Public Schools

Fargo Public Schools Closing Early

The busing schedules require a staggered dismissal.

FARGO, N.D.–Due to the weather conditions, Fargo Public Schools will be dismissing early on Friday. The busing schedules require a staggered dismissal meaning the various school levels will be let out of class at different times throughout the morning. Clara Barton and Roosevelt Elementary schools will dismiss at 10:50 a.m., while all other elementary schools will dismiss at 11 a.m….

Former FM CVB Director Passes Away After Cancer Battle

Vince Lindstrom passed away in Maple Grove, Minnesota

Vince Lindstrom/FacebookMAPLE GROVE, Minn. — A former Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director who was often called a bigger than life character, has died. Vince Lindstrom passed away in Maple Grove, Minnesota after a lengthy cancer battle. His wife says he died peacefully in his beloved recliner. Lindstrom first came to Fargo as Cultural Director for Fargo Public Schools….

State of the Schools Address Planned For Tuesday Night In Fargo

Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi will preside

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi will preside over the State of the Schools Address on Tuesday night. He will give an update on the current state of the school district. People will also have the chance to join small focus groups and give input for public education moving forward. Just this week, an anonymous donor…

Anonymous Donor Pays Off Fargo Public Schools Lunch Debt

It added up to over $28,000

FARGO, N.D. — The lunch debt for all Fargo Public School students for the first semester has disappeared thanks to an anonymous donor. It added up to over $28,000. Superintendent Rupak Gandhi says no student is denied a hot lunch, but the district must still keep track. The district used to provide a peanut butter sandwich instead of a hot…

Moorhead Public Schools Close Buildings Monday, Fargo Public Schools to Open at NOON.

FARGO, ND — Due to weather and road conditions, all Moorhead Area Public Schools buildings will be closed on Monday, December 30, 2019. This includes all schools, transportation¬†center, and the district¬†office. Due to the weather and need to allow for roads and parking lots to be cleared, Fargo Public Schools will have all buildings closed until noon on Monday, December…

Roosevelt Elementary Students Pick Out Gifts To Give Family Members

Students were able to pick out items like mugs, plush toys, hats and playing cards.

FARGO, N.D-¬† It all started last year, when the school’s librarian was donating books to students. Sandra Egan, the kitchen manager at Roosevelt Elementary decided to take it a step forward and organize an event where kids could pick out a gift for a family member. “I think it would be something special for the kids. You know, to be…

Diesel Technology Is Growing Segment Of Area School’s Career & Technical Center

The Center Has The Support Of More Than A Dozen Area Industry Leaders Including General Equipment & Butler

WEST FARGO, N.D. — High school students at a number of schools in Cass County are getting hands on experience in a number of potential future career fields. One of those fields is diesel technology. It is an industry with a continuing need for good workers. While career and technical education has been around for decades, Cass County Career and…

Special Education Teacher Accused of Hitting Student Reinstated

The teacher will return to school on Friday.

FARGO, N.D.–A special education teacher at Centennial Elementary accused of hitting a student has been cleared. An investigation completed by Fargo Public Schools concluded the allegation that a teacher hit a student on the shoulder was unsubstantiated. The teacher will return to school on Friday after being put on administrative leave. No further information has been released. Categories: Local News,…

Cass County Commissioner, Former Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Passes Away

Vern Bennett was 86 years old

FARGO, N.D. — A Cass County Commissioner and former Fargo Public Schools superintendent has passed away. Vern Bennett was 86. He died at his home Saturday night after heart and kidney problems put him in hospice care. Bennett was superintendent of Fargo Public Schools for nearly 30 years but continued to serve his community after as Cass County Commissioner for…

Local Bands Aim To Pay Off Fargo Public Schools Student Lunch Debt

the district has accrued over $26,000 just in 2019

FARGO, N.D. — The power of a good voice and some strong beats goes well beyond their sound. “Music has affected change in society for years and so it seemed like a natural thing,” said Jason Boynton. What seemed very unnatural to Boynton and his friends was the $26,000 in student lunch debt at Fargo Public Schools. It’s why they’re…