Fargo Public Schools

Fargo Public Schools to announce plan for 2020-21 school year at 12 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Schools will announce its Smart Restart Plan for the 2020-21 school year at 12 p.m. The School has built its plan based on guidelines and recommendations from city, county and state government and education agencies and organizations. Feedback from parents and staff members was also taken into account. KVRR will stream the announcement on KVRR.com and our…

Fargo Public School Board approves “Smart Restart” draft plan

The school year will now begin September 2nd instead of August 27th

FARGO, N.D. — After hours of deliberation, the Fargo Public School Board approved a Smart Restart plan for the upcoming school year. It also approved moving the school year’s start date from August 27th to September 2nd. If there’s one certainty about the drafted plan, it’s that almost nothing about it is certain. “Everything in this document can change,” said…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum to discuss plans for K-12 education at 3:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding a press conference to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s plan for K-12 education in the fall. Burgum will be joined by State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. In addition, Fargo Public Schools and West Fargo Public Schools say they are working on their education plan for the fall. The information provided by Burgum today…

Fargo Public Schools Is Waiting On Guidance From The State To Reopen

The first day of classes for Fargo Public Schools is scheduled for August 27th

FARGO, N.D.-  We talked with Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi who  stopped by the annual lemonade stand and school supply drive. When asked about his thoughts on the comments made by President Donald Trump saying he may withhold funds, Dr. Gandhi said he would rather keep the focus on the event. We also asked him how close he is to deciding…

Agassiz Greenway Being Renamed After Racist History Uncovered

During a public meeting, the Council received comments about Agassiz's views on systematic racism and white supremacy.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – A few months ago, when Agassiz Greenway was still an idea, members of the committee wanted to give the project a name that would stick. The name was given after Louis Agassiz, a well-known biologist and geologist from the 1800. “It’s kind of a name that symbolizes our region it seems like and so, the committee really felt…

Fargo School Board Votes To Censure Member Over Enrollment Allegations

The school board voted 7-2 to censure Jennifer Benson

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo School Board has voted to censure one of its own members for allegedly making false accusations against Superintendent Rupak Gandhi and a top assistant. Jennifer Benson says they intentionally withheld information about declining enrollment numbers. “What motivation would we ever have to withhold enrollment information? And then secondly, if we wanted to deliberately keep that information…

Fargo Public Schools allows guests at graduations

FARGO, N.D. –Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi eased the minds of parents and students at Fargo North, Fargo South, and Davies high schools with a change of plans for the upcoming graduation ceremonies. “We should be able to move forward now, with the blessing of Fargo Cass Public Health, to have a ceremony that allows for two guests per graduate and…

Fargo School Board Candidates Share Their Visions

Election Day for the school board is June 9th

FARGO, N.D. — All 13 candidates for the Fargo Public School Board joined a public forum about why they should get the job. The debate was hosted by the Red River Valley League Of Women Voters. The debate touched on multiple topics about education methods but talk of the town was COVID-19 and future plans. The questions also included audience…

Fargo Parents Create Petition To Attend High School Graduations

Parents are trying to arrange a meeting with the school board on Wednesday, the superintended says they have no plans to attend.

FARGO, N.D.- Lori McClary is a mom of triplets, two girls and a boy who are graduating from Fargo North High School. It did not sit well with her when she was told she would not be able to attend her children’s graduation in person. “As a mom. I want to be there and sitting on the couch at home…