High School

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…

Fargo School Board changes Woodrow Wilson High School to Dakota High School

Board members made the decision at Tuesday's School Board Meeting

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — What has stood in Fargo as Woodrow Wilson High School for years is now Dakota High School. “We know we’re giving the school a new name because we have to, but beyond that, why? What are we really hoping is going to happen as a result of a new name?” asks Fargo School Board President Rebecca…

Name of high school honoring Minnesota’s first governor will be changed

Henry SibleyMENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. – A Twin Cities-area high school will no longer be named after Henry Sibley, Minnesota’s first governor. The West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area School Board voted Monday evening to drop the name, following complaints by community members and alumni about Sibley’s treatment of the state’s Dakota people. Sibley, who commanded troops in the U.S.-Dakota War, established…

East Grand Forks High School moved to distance learning

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. – The East Grand Forks School Board voted 5-1 to move high school students to full time distance learning for two weeks beginning November 23rd. Superintendent Mike Kolness and Polk County Public Health Director Sarah Reese also wanted the middle school to move to distance learning. The school board voted 3-3 on that motion. You can…