Horizon Middle School

School Violence Threat at Horizon Middle School Deemed Not Credible

An investigation was conducted using the Cass Clay Unified Response threat assessment protocol.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Classes at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead are continuing after a handwritten note threatening school violence was deemed not credible. A middle school student turned the note in to an employee who reported it to administration Monday morning. An investigation into the threat was conducted using the Cass Clay Unified Response threat assessment protocol and it was concluded that…

Bismarck Student with BB Gun Cited for Terrorizing

School officials notified law enforcement and took the BB gun.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Police say a Bismarck middle school student who threatened others with a BB gun has been cited for terrorizing and for violating concealed weapon laws. Lieutenant Luke Gardiner says the student had the pistol-type weapon during Wednesday morning bus ride to Horizon Middle School. Gardiner says the student made threats of harm and pointed the unloaded BB gun at…

Local Group Proving EveryBODY Can Rock the Runway

Hope Inc. hosts 8th annual fashion show

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local organization is proving that everybody can rock the runway. Hope Inc., a group dedicated to children and adults with mobility challenges, is hosting its 8th annual fashion show. About a hundred people filled up the Horizon Middle School auditorium as 90 models from the ages of 3 to 65 strutted their stuff. Each participant received…

Kids Across the Metro Excited to Take Part in Plastic Bag Challenge

The winning school gets a bench made out of recycled plastics

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids across the metro are getting ready to clear their communities of plastic bags. Fifth graders from Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, Dilworth, and Glyndon will take part in the 2019 Plastic Bag Challenge. The school that collects the most plastic bags will receive a customized bench made of recycled plastics, while the second place school gets a pizza…

Police: No Threat To Safety At Horizon Middle School

 A photo on social media has created security concerns

MOORHEAD, MN — A photo on social media has created security concerns at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead. School officials say it was first brought to their attention last week and investigated. Police determined that there was no threat to school safety. In the last 24 hours, the photo has circulated again on social media. District officials say quote “we take…

Hundreds of Kids Help to “Reforest the Red”

they planted more than 4,500 trees

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers bring hundreds of people together to reforest patches along the Red River. In fact, they found just the right rhythm while planting 4,500 trees and shrubs to areas along the Red River in under 24 hours. “It’s very difficult for this area to naturally regenerate. Deer is one thing and heavy waters is another at certain times…

Preparing for a New Reality: Teachers Learn New Skills at Metro Tech Camp

Teachers attend workshops about how video games, virtual reality could be added to curriculum

MOORHEAD, Minn. — School might not be in session at Horizon Middle School, but hundreds of teachers flood the hallways to learn how virtual reality and video games could impact their students. “Technology is used every day in the classroom, and it’s just important to learn the updates and all the new things out there for the kids,” said Cari Lake,…

Honor Flight Veterans Visit War Memorials On Final Day of Trip

They were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Veterans on the Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota are wrapping up their trip to our nation’s capital. But before they made their way back to Fargo, they were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students. The veterans’ last day was filled with some pretty special moments but they’re saying one of the highlights…

Horizon Middle School Students Honor Victims of Columbine Massacre

The students wore white t-shirts and stayed silent throughout the school day in memory of the thirteen victims

MOORHEAD, Minn. –Students at Horizon Middle School spent the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre with a unique tribute. Thirteen students wore white t–shirts with the name and age of each victim. Each of the students stayed silent throughout the school day, only speaking if a teacher asked them a question related to class. The students feel this tribute was…

Horizon Middle School Students Remove Invasive Buckthorn

Seventh Grade Students Partnered Up With River Keepers, Fargo Park District, and the City of Fargo to Clean Up Invasive Buckthorn In Lindenwood Park

FARGO, ND — Horizon Middle School students put on some gloves and headed out into nature Friday. The seventh graders traveled to Lindenwood Park where they helped remove invasive buckthorn that arborists had cut down. Buckthorn is an invasive woody plant that grows along the forest and takes over the forest understory. The students worked with River Keepers, Fargo Park…