Middle School

Fargo Police Investigate Knife Threat at Carl Ben Eielson

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police have investigated a reported threat of a student bringing a knife to Carl Ben Eielson Middle School. Fargo Public Schools says the school was notified of the possible threat Tuesday night. It was sent in students’ Snapchat conversation. The district says authorities investigated the threat working with each family individually. Administrators and officers met with the…

West Fargo Releases Location Of New Middle School

The West Fargo School District released the location on it's Facebook page.

WEST FARGO, ND — A new middle school will be built on the south side of the district, within the city limits of Horace, at Sheyenne St and 76th Ave S. The middle school will be built to initially accommodate 900 students. The campus site is large enough that it could be expanded upon, if needed in the future, to…

Middle Schoolers Race Carbon Dioxide-Powered Cars

They learned about aerodynamics and how to use power tools

FARGO, N.D. — Students at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School got to race cars they made, which were powered with carbon dioxide. The kids learned to use power tools to make their cars, and they put their knowledge of aerodynamics to the test as they raced the cars down a 66-ft. track. Their teacher, Alexis Yokom, says she hopes the students…

Grand Forks Middle School Honors Late Teacher With Scoreboard Dedication

Troy Bazey worked as a teacher and coach at Schroeder Middle School for over 20 years

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks middle school took time from their day to celebrate the life of a beloved teacher and coach, Troy Bazey. Schroeder Middle School honored the life of Bazey. “It’s just amazing.  The Schroeder family has been so supportive throughout the whole ordeal,” said Kaci Bazey, Troy Bazey’s daughter. Troy Bazey lost his battle with…

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center Celebrating 40 Years of Offering Healing and Support to the Red River Valley

FARGO, ND — Fargo’s Rape and Abuse Crisis Center is celebrating 40 years of providing services to families throughout the Red River Valley. Throughout their time in the valley, the center has been working to not only help those who are facing a crisis and offer counseling, they also want to educate people on how to get out and get…

Cheney Middle School Celebrates Cultures at New Neighbor Night

People from the FM area and around the world celebrate the cultures of their neighbors

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Through dance, food and games, West Fargo Public Schools is welcoming its new neighbors from around the world. More than 1,000 people from the Valley and many other corners of the globe gathered at Cheney Middle School to celebrate. From Chinese calligraphy to Nepali dances, the New Neighbor Night celebrates the diverse cultures living in West…

Student Musicians Show their Stuff at the Big Floody

Student bands from three Fargo middle schools performed in front of professional music judges

FARGO, N.D. — Discovery Middle School in Fargo hosted a district–wide band contest. The Big Floody brought together general and jazz bands from all three Fargo middle schools. The event provided the bands to play in front of two professional clinicians in an performance atmosphere. The judges rated the students’ performances and gave immediate feedback. The Big Floody is about…

Ben Franklin Eighth Graders Get Creative with Earth Science

Barry Olsen makes earth science immersive with real world applications

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo teacher is making earth science fun by teaching students how to make jewelry. Eighth graders at Ben Franklin are learning the real world application of rocks. They’re grinding up their own necklaces, earrings and pendants using all the professional tools. It’s part of science teacher Barry Olson’s plan to inspire young science students with real…

Raging Red Band Festival at NDSU

Bands across the region are competing in the Raging Red Band Festival

FARGO, N.D. — Trumpet players are blasting their horns at NDSU for the next couple of days. At least 31 high school bands from North Dakota and Minnesota are competing in the 5th annual Raging Red Band Festival. Each band has the opportunity to perform in a professional performance space and receive a clinic session with a music educator. At the…

Discovery Middle School Bands Together to Support Classmate

Wristbands were sold to help pay for a fellow classmate's surgery

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo student is getting help from his school to receive a critical medical procedure. Griffin Walker, an eighth grader at Discovery Middle School, has a rare birth defect, which causes him to have seizures. The staff at the school is selling “Team Griffin” wristbands for a minimum donation of $2. The faculty says that they are…