Case IH Agriculture Awards Fargo Public Schools with $25,000 STEM Grant

The money goes to programs which connect young minds with industry professionals to get them thinking about their future

FARGO, ND — Middle schoolers in Fargo are getting an early step to their future career path thanks to a STEM grant. Fargo Public Schools is one of five districts in the country awarded $25,000 from Case IH Agriculture. The money goes to programs which connect young minds with industry professionals to get them thinking about their future. The STEM…

F-M Community Asking Drivers to be Mindful Around Schools

With kids out and about at schools the roads become more dangerous

RED RIVER VALLEY — Officials throughout the F-M area are teaming up to remind you to be careful while driving during school hours. Police officers, school directors, and AAA gave a presentation on what to do when you see a bus stop arm and the repercussions if you violate doing so. Officers also reminded parents the importance of walking their…

Northern Cass High School Principal Let Go for Lack of Certification

Ryan Lyson leaves school after credentials are not turned in on time

HUNTER, ND — The 2017-2018 school year is just a few weeks away, but Northern Cass High School will not have a principal. Ryan Lyson was let go from his position because board officials said he did not get the required certification on time. Lyson did take doctoral courses at the University of North Dakota to renew his license for…

Classrooms Competing to Save the Most Energy

Many teachers in the metro are learning about energy consumption in a friendly competition

FARGO, ND — Teachers are being put to the test to see who can save the most energy. They can make their classrooms more interactive in the process. It’s not your traditional classroom. “Part of project-based learning is to have real, authentic content that students can relate to outside of a school setting,” said Amy Soma, library and instructional resources coordinator.”…

State Leaders Would Like All Students to Have Vaccines up to Date

A North Dakota state law requires all students to have their immunizations in order to attend school

FARGO, ND — The new school year is just around the corner and parents are being encouraged to get their kids in for vaccines a little early. The North Dakota Department of Health wants to make sure that students’ immunizations are up to date. State law requires that students meet minimum immunization requirements before they can attend school. State leaders…

UPDATED: GoFundMe Set Up for Moorhead School District School Counselor

Franklin served in several schools in the district

MOORHEAD, Minn. — This story has been clarified from an earlier article. A member of the Moorhead School District has suffered an arterial dissection that has resulted in irreversible brain damage. Ellen Hopkins Elementary school counselor William Franklin collapsed early Friday morning his wife confirmed to KVRR Local News. His family has requested privacy as they go through the grieving process….

West Fargo Public Schools Expands Kindergarten Program

Schools are offering open houses this week to register the first time students, but you can stop in any time if you can't make it

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools will be offering Kindergarten at seven different locations in the fall. Parents can begin pre-registering their future Kindergarteners for the upcoming academic year. The school district is asking you bring the child’s proof of identification and immunization record. Schools are offering open houses this week to register the first time students, but…

Governor Dayton Proposes More Funding for State’s Schools

It's part of the governor's Opportunity Agenda for a Better Minnesota plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Dayton is proposing that the state spend $175 million across 260 school districts in Minnesota. The money would go to offer pre-K opportunities to over 17,000 of the state’s four-year-olds and their families. It’s part of the governor’s Opportunity Agenda for a Better Minnesota plan. The funding would go to every district that has applied…

Bresciani Staying with NDSU

President Dean Bresciani announced Tuesday morning that he had pulled out of the running for President of Ohio State University

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU President Dean Bresciani is staying put. He released a statement that stated he had withdrawn from the running for president of Ohio University. North Dakota University System Chancellor Hagerott said he appreciates that Bresciani has decided to stay with NDSU and looks forward to working together. Chair of the Board of Higher Education, Kathleen Neset, said…