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Fargo public school students return to in person learning Tuesday

"The most important thing is making sure that our students and staff are masked, making sure that we're practicing good hand hygiene."

FARGO, N.D — Fargo public schools return to in person learning on Tuesday. After an unexpected transition to virtual learning all Fargo public school students are now able to return to campus for in person classes. “Our process in Fargo Public Schools is that we’ve always had what we call a COVID-19 instructional planning committee, so when our committee met…

Casey’s launches campaign to help support schools across 16 states

Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives.

ANKENY, Iowa – Casey’s kicks off a month long campaign to support teachers and students. The convenience store chain is partnering with LIFEWTR to help K-12 public and private schools across 16 states including North Dakota. Throughout January, people can round up their purchases and all the money will be going to schools projects and other initiatives. Company leaders say…

Supt. says Covid-19 is ‘leading to increase of stress & anxiety’ among students

Johnson says that's one of the main reasons why they're determined to keep their school doors open.

NORTH DAKOTA –¬† Governor Doug Burgum invites educators to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in schools. Although North Dakota continues to break records for the wrong reasons, the governor says their goals continue to be the same. “Protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity, keep kids in school in-person, keep our economy open, that’s what we’ve been about since the beginning…

Fargo students receive unique masks for music classes

"If it means that they can be making music together that's what we do."

FARGO, N.D.– The morale of the students was lowering when we couldn’t be singing or playing. That’s absolutely happening with the teachers because they just want to be making music with their kids,” Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist Ainsley Rentfrow said. Students at Fargo public schools weren’t able to perform without proper PPE, but now they have the reassurance to make…

North Dakota students invited to apply for Superintendent’s Cabinet

Students interested in applying to be on the Student Cabinet must apply by 5 p.m. on Nov. 23.

BISMARCK, N.D.–State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is inviting students in grades three through 12 to apply for the Superintendent’s Student Cabinet. The Cabinet was created by Baesler in 2015 as a way for students to share their opinions and make a difference in the way schools operate all across the state. Students on the Cabinet serve for 18 months and…

NDSU lanches mental health app WellTrack for students, faculty and staff

The university says they've seen a big increase in anxiety, stress and depression.

FARGO, N.D.- NDSU launches a free mental health app to help students dealing with stress, anxiety and depression. WellTrack allows students, faculty and staff to take an assessment regarding any of these disorders. It also provides modules to do some self guidance learning. The university says they’ve seen a big increase in anxiety, stress and depression. They hope that through…

West Fargo Public Schools will continue doing hybrid learning

The district will discuss the new learning plan at its board meeting on October 26th.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- West Fargo Public Schools will stick with the hybrid model as coronavirus cases in the metro continue to rise. Superintendent Beth Slette requested to extend the current plan while continuing to work on the return to learn plan. She originally wanted to bring more students to the classroom. Slette says changes to the instructional plan will not…

Moorhead students encouraged to enter the 2020 Mayor for a Day essay contest

Students will have to handwrite their essays and have them postmarked by December 7.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead is encouraging fourth, fifth and sixth graders to enter the 2020 Mayor for a Day essay contest. Three winners will be chosen from all across Minnesota. The winners will be awarded $100 and will have their essays published in the League’s¬†Minnesota Cities Magazine. The essay question is, “Cities provide a variety of services and programs…

Concordia students clean up Woodlawn Park, stress importance of environmentalism

They say they want to make sure the community can continue to make use of the area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia students from the Cobbers in Action and Outdoor Recreation clubs take a break from studying to give back to nature. Twice a year, these students take a couple hours off their schedules to care for Mother Earth. “We volunteer in the community and we go out and we try to clean any trash left behind by…

Governor Walz to continue Statewide Safe Learning Tour in Moorhead on Tuesday

Moorhead will mark Walz's ninth stop on the Statewide Safe Learning Tour.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz will be making a stop in Moorhead on Tuesday as part of his Statewide Safe Learning Tour. Walz will greet nutrition staff and visit with students and teachers at S.G. Reinertsen Elementary at approximately 11:15. Moorhead Superintendent Dr. Brandon Lunak and S.G. Reinertsen Principal Josh St. Louis will join Gov. Walz as he thanks students and…