High School

Students evacuated following explosion at South Dakota high school

MILLER, S.D. – Officials say students have been evacuated from a high school in Miller following an explosion and fire in the shop area. School board chairwoman Natalie Bertsch says no injuries have been reported. The Hand County Sheriff’s Office confirmed an explosion had occurred in the agriculture workshop at the school and that a fire was still active. People…

People celebrate Christmas at the 1916 Buffalo High School

"Everything is a labor of love, it takes a lot of helping hands to do what we do."

BUFFALO, N.D. (KVRR) -A renovated 1916 High School building in Buffalo, North Dakota is now the town’s hotspot for social gatherings.  Christmas comes alive on Pearl Street as people from around the area fill into Buffalo’s renovated 1916 High School building to socialize, eat, and shop. “The school just becomes this old-fashioned Christmas. We deck the halls and want people…

Moorhead High School cuts the ribbon on its new Career Academy

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Those with Moorhead area public schools are celebrating a ribbon cutting for a new Career Academy. It’s designed to engage students in modern career exploration and investigation. The academy will also be used to help students discover their passions and prepare them for the workforce or college. “This will help our students be college and career-ready….

Fargo South High School implements BARR system

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo South High School is the first school in the state to implement BARR which stands for building assets, reducing risks. This model is used on the school’s ninth graders. It’s designed to improve the education system with data and relationships. It’s also expected to empower students, teachers and families with information so schools can realign…

Groundbreaking for new Moorhead High School

The construction project is taking place on the current property of the high school.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead Area Public Schools is breaking ground on a new high school. The construction project is taking place on the current property of the high school. The new high school will be built in two phases over four years. The first phase is expected to be completed by 2023. The second phase by 2025. The building…

MSHSL adds girls’ wrestling, vote to add boys’ volleyball fails

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (KVRR) – The Minnesota State High School League adds girls’ wrestling as a varsity sport this winter, but a vote fails to add boys’ volleyball. Female wrestlers will continue to train and compete with boys’ teams during the regular season. They have the option to compete in a girls individual section and state tournaments that would be…

Fargo North students launch mental health group

North High School seniors coming together to address an important issue

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Some high school students are taking small steps that will lead to new levels of acceptance and mental wellness for teens like them. “It’s 2021; it’s time we start normalization talking about mental health,” a senior said. A group of North High School students are speaking up about mental health and letting other teens know they don’t…

Minnesota State Weightlifting Championships

Moorhead high school hosted championships for the first time.

FARGO, N.D.-(KVRR) The Moorhead Spuds hosted the Minnesota State Weightlifting Championship for the first time in the school’s history. KVRR’s Clare Allen gives a look at what took place on the girl’s team. “It empowers you like nothing else. “It makes me feel strong,” Seniors Carleigh Vedder and Mackenzie Neuhalfen said.  These girls put the “M” in muscle. The Moorhead…

Sheyenne High School assistant principal arrested for DUI

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools officials say Sheyenne High School assistant principal Nathan Schleicher was arrested by Fargo Police for Driving Under the Influence and DUI Refusal on Saturday. Fargo Police will be handling the criminal investigation related to the arrest. West Fargo Public Schools sent a statement to Sheyenne High School staff and families saying: “After…