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Fargo Public School Board approves “Smart Restart” draft plan

The school year will now begin September 2nd instead of August 27th

FARGO, N.D. — After hours of deliberation, the Fargo Public School Board approved a Smart Restart plan for the upcoming school year. It also approved moving the school year’s start date from August 27th to September 2nd. If there’s one certainty about the drafted plan, it’s that almost nothing about it is certain. “Everything in this document can change,” said…

Minnesota Governor announces state’s learning plan for 2020-21 school year

Gov. Tim Walz to announce state's back-to-school plan Gov. Tim Walz announcing the state’s learning plan for the upcoming 2020-21 school year in Minnesota. https://bit.ly/3105oZDGov. Posted by Fox 9 on Thursday, July 30, 2020   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota state officials on Thursday unveiled a plan to reopen schools this fall that gives districts some flexibility to toggle between in-person…

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…