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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…

WF Schools Releases In-Person Graduation Plans

The district will be hiring a company to livestream all the graduations.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public School District is teaming up with Essentia Health to make sure kids can still walk for their graduation. Staff says new rules will be in place to make sure people are six feet apart, limiting any kinds of hugging and handshakes after getting their degree. Both West Fargo and Sheyenne High Schools will…

CARES Act is Also Making Sure Schools Are Funded During Disruption

BISMARCK N.D. — The CARES Act isn’t just helping out the working class. It’s also making sure our schools still have the means to teach. North Dakota Superintendent Kirsten Baesler answered questions about how school districts around the state can use the relief funds. One requirement is districts and schools continue to pay its employees and contractors during the disruption….

Doctors Believe Coronavirus Will Lead Youth Towards Careers in Medicine

FARGO, N.D. – Epidemiologists think that the Coronavirus will spark an interest in many students to pursue infectious disease careers. Dr. Paul Carson of NDSU says that the need is there in the future for doctors to specialize in learning how to combat infectious disease on the front lines. There is also a great need for doctors who research infectious…

Moorhead Public Schools Plan New Format For Education As Schools Close

Superintendent Lunak Says Students And Staff Will Be Working To Create A New Format For Education As The School Remains Closed.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Area Public Schools Superintendent Brandon Lunak called a press conference at the Probstfield Center for Education to announce that the district would be temporarily closing its doors to students. Superintendent Lunak says students and staff will be working to create a new format for education as the school remains closed. “The decision to close schools is…

No K-12 School Starting Monday for 5 Days In North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum Following The Lead of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz In Shutting Down Schools For The Time Being

BISMARCK, N.D. — Governor Doug Burgum announces the closing of North Dakota’s schools, public and nonpublic, for one week, beginning Monday. The governor and Superintendent Kirsten Baesler explained the reasons for the shutdown Sunday night. The decision will be revisited Friday. The order does mot apply to daycare facilities. Some of the reasons for the school closings: —The Centers for…

NDSU Students Recreate History Of 1787 Constitutional Convention

The group debated how to create the legislature, voting rights and taxation.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU students packed into the Memorial Union for Recreating the Constitutional Convention of 1787. “A key part of what a university should be doing is freeing the students to have those debates and discussions in a simulated setting to take on the roles of the founders gives them an opportunity to do just that,” NDSU Program Director…