Fargo Public Schools

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…

Enrollment Is Up As Fargo Public Schools Begin Another School Year

First day enrollment at Fargo Public Schools is 11,513 students

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo students are back in class. The Bruin Ambassadors at Fargo South wanted to make sure everyone felt welcomed back to school. Four dozen of them spent the last two weeks getting ready to help kids coming back to class. That includes a human tunnel for an epic entrance. They also had signs and enough energy to…

LIVE: Welcoming Students Back To School

Bruin Ambassadors Give An Enthusiastic Welcome At Fargo South

  Fargo Public Schools start classes today, and they’re starting with a bang at Fargo South. Four dozen Bruin Ambassadors gave students and enthusiastic greeting as they walked in the door for the first day. That includes a human tunnel students got to run through. They’re roaming the school throughout the first two days of school, talking to students and…

LIVE: Stay Safe On The Roads During Back To School Time

Fargo PD Tips For Drivers To Stay Safe

  Fargo Police PIO Jessica Schindeldecker joins us with tips for drivers to make sure you keep yourselves and kids safe while you drive to work and they walk or bike to school. They’re good tips for any driver. Slow down so you have more reaction time if a kid darts out into the street. Don’t have distractions like phone…

Fargo Public Schools Hosts Back to School Assembly

Nearly 2,000 Fargo Public Schools staff members were in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — Travis Hoeg wasn’t planning on becoming a teacher 25 years ago. “I was originally an accounting major in college and took a couple economics classes, and flowcharts and stuff went right over the head. I didn’t understand it, so, just by a whim, I took an introduction to education class and we had to spend 30 hours…

Fargo Middle School Teacher, Coach Named District’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Travis Hoeg joined the school in 2006

FARGO, N.D. — Many students are honored at Ben Franklin Middle School’s assembly, but just one teacher got quite the surprise at the event. Travis Hoeg is named Fargo Public Schools 2019 Teacher of the Year. Students describe him as “the best teacher ever” and their “favorite teacher.” Hoeg teaches science and English and coaches basketball, volleyball, and track. Superintendent Rupak…

Jennifer Frueh Named 2019 Administrator of the Year By Fargo Public Schools

She was named the adult education coordinator for the Fargo Adult Learning Center in 2012

FARGO, ND — The Adult Learning Center Coordinator is surprised with the Fargo Public Schools 2019 Administrator of the Year award. Jennifer Frueh was given the award by Superintendent Rupak Gandhi during the Agassiz all-building variety show. She is a graduate of Valley City State University and North Dakota State University. Frueh began her teaching career at Cheney Middle School in…

Concerns of Potential Threat at Fargo’s Discovery Middle School Found to Be Rumors

Courtesy: Fargo Public SchoolsFARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Schools looked into rumor about a potential threat to Discovery Middle School Wednesday, but find out it was just rumors. The district says school staff heard concerns from students. After an investigation, administration found no evidence of a threat. The district says police weren’t called, the school didn’t go into a lockdown and…

Fargo Bank Robbery Suspect Wearing Graduation Robe On The Loose

The suspect was wearing a graduation robe during the robbery

FARGO, N.D. — Around 7:55 a.m. Friday, police say a man walked into the Alerus location at 3137 32nd Avenue South and slammed a note on the counter saying he had a gun and would shoot if he didn’t get money. “The male is described as a black male in his 20’s or 30’s, possibly 5’8” to 5’10”, who was wearing…