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Superintendent of Moorhead Area Public Schools Announces Diagnosis

Dr. Lynne Kovash told staff yesterday

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The superintendent of the Moorhead Area Public Schools announces she has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Lynne Kovash told staff yesterday. The district spokesperson Pam Gibb says Kovash “is seeking treatment through either Roger Maris Cancer Center or the Mayo Clinic.” Dr. Kovash has been the school’s superintendent since 2008. Categories: Community, Health, Local News,…

Central Cass Celebrates Groundbreaking for $26 Million Expansion Project

The project costing $26 million dollars is geared to improve school for students

CASSELTON, ND– Central Cass Public Schools is gearing up to start construction at full force. But, part of buildingĀ something new means a bittersweet goodbye to the old. “We simply are completely out of room,” said Morgan Forness, Superintendent of Central Cass Public Schools. Central Cass Public Schools celebrated the start of its $26 millionĀ  expansion project. “We really needed to…

Eagles Elementary Students Tackle National Bike to School Day

Students participate in National Nike to School Day

FARGO, ND — Wheels were rolling in from every direction as hundreds of students participated in National Bike to School Day. “This is just a good way to jump start their day and get their brain moving before they have to use it,” said NDSU student Barbi Reuss. Students at Eagles Elementary were encouraged to ride their bikes, scooters or…

West Fargo School Board Votes on New Name for Elementary School

The West Fargo School District has 17 schools

  WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo School Board has voted to name the district’s latest elementary school Willow Park. The school will be located just west of Blue Cross Blue Shield headquarters on 13th Avenue South, and is actually located in Fargo. Willow Park was one of three finalists along with Unity and Justice and came from a pool…

A Look Into School District Staff Social Media Policies

Are staff accountable for what they do on their own time on social media?

FARGO,N.D–In April, we told you about a West Fargo teacher resigning after being under fire for comments made on her personal twitter account. When it comes to staff conduct, all three public school districts in the metro say they have a clear policy. We use it to “follow” celebrities… To capture memories…and for fun. Social media gives us the chance…

Hundreds of Concordia College Students Graduate

Over 500 students graduate in spring commencement

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds pack into Concordia’s Memorial Auditorium to join graduates for their spring commencement. As students enter commencement with smiles and laughter, it’s safe to say there’s one word to describe how they are feeling. “Excited. Like, it’s super bittersweet,” said student body president at Concordia, Rachael Schauper. “I’m excited. I’m excited,” said graduate Shawn Neison. “I’m very…

Leaders of UND Hope to Move Forward with a New Strategic Plan

A presentation at UND was held to discuss the new five year strategic plan

GRAND FORKS, ND — UND is working on overcoming many obstacles throughout the school year after being hit with major budget cuts. From the commotion of cutting women’s hockey, controversy over re-branding athletics and getting a new president, one of North Dakota’s major universities went through several changes in a short amount of time. “I’m hoping there’s no more allotments…

Special Star Wars Day Puts Wisconsin School into Lockdown

Today is globally celebrated by fans of Star Wars as "May the Fourth be with You Day"

  ASHWAUBENON, WI — A high school in Wisconsin was evacuated and put into lockdown early this morning after a parent watched a student dressed in what appeared to be a bullet proof vest and a mask enter a back door of the building. Authorities responded quickly to the scene but after a quick investigation, realized the student was only…

McKinley First Graders Become Inventors

"Not a Box" Inventions were presented by first graders as part of their 21st century learning curriculum

FARGO, ND — First graders are showing how innovative they are at such a young age. Students at McKinley Elementary presented cardboard box inventions to classmates and invited guests. Small groups were asked to utilize their 21st century skills. They were responsible for planning, gathering supplies, building, testing and evaluating their final “Not a Box” inventions. Teachers say it was…

Experts Say Fit Sleep into Your Finals Schedule

Sleep may help you get a better grade on that test

FARGO, ND — Before you hit the books all night to study for finals, you may want to consider this. A study done by Harvard University suggests that dreaming can help boost your memory. Sacrificing sleep to study is an age old ritual of finals week, but experts say it may leave you dragging. A local sleep doctor says it’s…