High schoolers get hands-on experience working construction trades at Moorhead High School

The event is hosted by Construction Tomorrow

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — High schoolers across Northwest Minnesota are getting their opportunity to learn about construction trades with some hands-on experience at Moorhead High School. More than 900 students attended the event hosted by Construction Tomorrow including a group of students from Detroit Lakes. From bricklaying and cement masonry to carpentry and electricity, the students had many options to…

Lemonade stand helps kids get school supplies

Proceeds will go towards purchasing school supplies for students in need.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Kids at a lemonade stand are giving back to the community with proceeds going towards helping students in need. A community project running on its ninth year has children at Wiggles N’ Giggles Childcare partnering up with United Way of Cass-Clay to serve ice cold lemonade all while learning valuable life lessons. “It’s a wonderful learning opportunity…

North Dakota leaders discuss returning to in-person learning with CDC experts

Strategies include usage of masks, social distancing, cleaning and disinfection, hygiene etiquette, and contact tracing

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and school board members meet with CDC and Brown University officials to discuss strategies for returning to in-person learning. They are looking at three key indicators, including the number of new cases per 100,000 people and percentage of positive COVID tests over the last 14 days. They’re also looking…

The F-M community discusses goals for the new year

Many people say setting realistic goals helps, but remember not to be too hard on yourself.

FARGO, N.D.- “New year, new me” seems to be the phrase that goes around every year on January 1st. “Yeah, just trying to be a bit more healthy. We’ve been spending a lot of time inside at home, so trying to just get out a bit more and do some more hiking,” Fargo’s Lindsay Boyd said. It’s the general consensus…

West Fargo Elementary Schools Returning To Onsite Instruction By Late November

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools announcing the return to class of all preschool through 5th graders by the end of November. Harwood and Legacy Elementary Schools will be the first two schools in the district to bring students back four days a week. All elementary buildings will return to full, five-day onsite learning by Monday, November 30….

North Dakota Superintendent visits with Fargo school cafeteria workers

Kirsten Baesler stopped at Ed Clapp Elementary to see how it's managing lunch time amid the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — “Education will never be the same system that it was in February of 2020,” says State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. All aspects of learning have changed because of COVID-19, she says, including the time of day that students typically get to let loose and relax: lunchtime. ” had to do some training,” she explains. “The school lunch people…

Fargo Public Schools Outlines Plan To Ensure Students Receive Meals

The district is set to start on September 2nd with Hybrid learning.

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Schools is not only ensuring that students receive the best education amid a pandemic, but also making sure they have full tummies while doing so. “With the pandemic, we know that households may be struggling even more, and that’s why it’s still important that we provide these meal services to those students,” Nutrition Service Director…

Volunteers Create Books for Visually Impaired Students


FARGO, N.D.  — Kids who can’t see don’t learn the same way students with vision do. In order to grasp concepts like reading and counting, they need to feel sensory objects, some of which others would simply throw away. “A lot of them came from the vision teachers because we collect a lot of what other people would say junk,…

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…

Educators Learn About Improving Students’ Well-Being at Healthy Schools Summit

There were activities that help educators understand the emotions students go through

FARGO, N.D. — Being healthy is about so much more than just the physical. At the Healthy Schools Summit, educators learn about improving students’ well–being. The theme of the summit is “Head to Toe, Inside and Out: Educating the Whole Child.” Educators learn about everything from grant writing to vaping to physical activity. “We have had an increase in vaping and getting…