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Spuds win! Moorhead takes home MSHSL Nickname Challenge Championship

MINNESOTA – Even though it’s the offseason for high school sports, Moorhead has something to celebrate. A huge Minnesota thanks to John Millea for creating the MSHSL Nickname Challenge. John deserves “One Shining Moment”@MSHSLjohn pic.twitter.com/8Jx9hrh2eX — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) July 1, 2020 The Spuds have been mashed every once and a while, but they just can’t be beat in this…

NDSU Helping People Return To School With Degree Completion Program

Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs.

FARGO,N.D. — In an uncertain economy NDSU is offering new ways for people to get back to school. The school is offering a degree completion program for adults with college credits who are looking to finish their degree. Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs. Staff say having the extra…

Schools still waiting on coronavirus guidelines for next school year

MINNESOTA – Some school districts are concerned they have not gotten coronavirus guidance from the Walz Administration for the Fall. Health officials say it’s difficult to predict what the pandemic will be like then. They describe it as a constantly evolving situation with new information constantly coming in. The state hopes to see current trends improve and see less transmission…

Moorhead High School Honors 2020 Graduates Through Online Graduation

Nearly 400 students graduated

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Following Minnesota’s COVID-19 guidelines, Moorhead High School went online for its commencement. Each band member at home, playing the traditional Pomp and Circumstance. Coming in one at a time to limit crowd sizes, these graduates say it’s an all around different experience. “Kylie and I will remember the class because of the unique playout of our seniors…

Woodrow Wilson High School Seniors Get Their Diplomas In Drive-In Graduation

Parents were asked to wait behind a line as their kids grabbed their degrees and took a photo.

FARGO, N.D. — Seniors and their families at Woodrow Wilson High School got to make the final walk of their high school careers. Cars drove into the school parking lot to have their kids walk the red carpet. Parents were asked to wait behind a line as their kids grabbed their degrees and took a photo. All photos and videos…

Eagles Elementary fifth graders celebrated with graduation “clap out”

FARGO, N.D. — As the school year comes to an end, fifth graders at Eagles Elementary in Fargo are being celebrated in a unique way. To abide by physical distancing guidelines, students and their parents lined up to drive through a “clap out” ceremony. The celebration is to recognize the fifth graders finishing elementary school and moving on to middle…

Northern Cass Hosts Graduation In-Person Without Mandating Face Masks

Every graduating senior attended the ceremony.

HUNTER, N.D. — All 37 graduating seniors at Northern Cass in Hunter took the final walk of their high school careers. However, at this graduation, you can see plenty of smiling faces in the crowds and on the students as masks were not mandated beyond passing a four question health screening forum. The questions include asking if they had excessive…

Shanley High School Hosts In-Person Graduation With Parents

Everyone in attendance was required to wear masks at all time, there were no handshakes or hugs being given out this year.

FARGO, N.D. — All 86 seniors of the 2020 class sat in their social distanced seating as parents watched and cheered from afar. Staff says this type of graduation was only possible after lengthy conversations with both faculty and healthcare professionals. “Yes there were some misgivings and some apprehension but we just kept working the plan and it worked out,”…

Fargo South Seniors Surprised With Special Scholarship Parade

The staff normally honors the students at an annual banquet but because of COVID-19 they are showing their support in a safer way.

FARGO, N.D. — All these vehicles are lined up and ready head out across the F-M area to hand out scholarships for the 2020 seniors. The staff normally honors the students at an annual banquet but because of COVID-19 they are showing their support in a safer way. “It’s difficult, I imagine it’s more difficult for them so we just…

Fergus Falls High School Teacher Becomes One-Man-Band For Graduating Seniors

Kummrow says he sent a different version to students with a personal message wishing them well.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — It’s a new take on a one-man band. Fergus Falls High School band teacher Scott Kummrow performed “Pomp and Circumstance” for his graduating seniors. The Fergus Falls teacher played over 22 different parts in the song including conducting himself. The video has been going viral with over 13,000 views and continues to grow. Kummrow says he…