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Elementary School Helps Kids Shop For Holiday Presents

This is the 13th year the school has put on the sale

FARGO, N.D. — Kids at a Fargo elementary school are getting into the holiday spirit by doing some special shopping. Students at Clara Barton Elementary school, with the help of Santa’s elves, got to pick out special holiday gifts for their families. Every item purchased costs the kids only 1 dollar and all the cash raised is put back into…

Emerging Prairie Opens North Dakota’s First Coding School

The academy hopes to graduate up to 60 students in 2020.

FARGO, N.D.–Emerging Prairie is opening North Dakota’s first immersive Full Stack Engineering Academy in Downtown Fargo in April 2020. The academy’s goal is to empower workers within the region to learn industry-relevant skills to succeed at new tech careers. Each course will last five months and include 12-20 students. No prior computer programming experience is required to take the course….

West Fargo Packers Hockey Team’s Pancake Fundraiser

The group also set up a silent auction table with proceeds going back to the team for equipment and any other needs.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Scrambled eggs, hot sausages and fresh pancakes all for raising money. It’s all a part of The West Fargo Packers Boys Hockey Pancake fundraiser. The team and community members packed into the West Fargo VFW asking for free will donations for any hungry faces that wanted to give. The group also set up a silent auction…

Fargo’s Lewis & Clark Elementary back running after evacuation

FARGO, N.D. – Lewis and Clark Elementary has reopened after Xcel Energy and the Fargo Fire Department investigated a smell in the school. Fargo Public Schools says officials determined the odor is not hazardous and the building is safe. It’s believed the smell came from a malfunctioned sump pump that has been replaced. Students and staff were evacuated to Fargo…

West Fargo Sports Arena Holds Open Skate

The two–rink ice facility owned by West Fargo Public Schools opened in 2017.

WEST FARGO, N.D- Kids at West Fargo Public Schools had the day off for professional development day and  had a chance to hit the ice. They were able to either ice skate or play hockey for an hour and a half of free open skate. The arena also allowed the parents to keep their kids active while they’re not in…

Moorhead High School Makes Its Case For Referendum

It would help rebuild the school from the ground up with projects like creating new classrooms and improve accessibility for disabled students.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 110 million dollar referendum is up for a vote on November 5th. It would help rebuild the school from the ground up with projects like creating new classrooms and improve accessibility for disabled students. With the lack of space in classrooms like Social Study Teacher Tina Bentz’s are left in some murky conditions to teach. “I…

Eagles Elementary Wraps Up Walk-a-thon Reward For Students

The school is putting on a big reward for their kids who made it all possible.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo’s Eagles Elementary is wrapping up its Walk–A–Thon raising more than 20 thousand dollars for the school’s P.T.A. The school is putting on a big reward for their kids who made it all possible. Students got to colorfully tape up a pair of staff members who volunteered to be part of the fun. All the money raised…

NDDoH Reminds Parents to Vaccinate Children Before October 1

Children who are not in compliance by October 1 will be excluded from school for not meeting requirements.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health is reminding parents to make sure their children are up-to-date on immunizations. North Dakota state law requires students in grades K-12 to meet a minimum number of required immunizations before they can attend school. Children who are not in compliance, either up-to-date or have a signed exemption form, by October 1 will be…

ND Ranked #1 in Best State For Teachers

If you’re a teacher in North Dakota or are studying to become one, WalletHub says you’re in the right place. The website names The Peace Garden State the best state for teachers. North Dakota gets high marks for student to teacher ratio, change in teachers’ salaries and school safety. WalletHub says its only weakness is pension rankings. Minnesota isn’t far…

Tips for Getting Kids’ Sleep Schedules Back on Track for the School Year

Many parents say they start the routine about a week before school starts

Since the school year is starting back up again, there are some tips for getting kids’ sleep schedules back on track. Parents say the first few days of getting kids back into the school routine is always the hardest. “There’s a lot of complaining,” Lisa Gedrose of Fargo said. “They always want to stay up later because it’s sunny out…