United Way reaches 6,000 backpack goal during school supply drive

"They provide students with confidence when they throw them on their shoulders and it gets them excited about going back to school,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Essentia Health is helping United Way of Cass-Clay make sure no student is left behind with a big donation. Through generous community support, United Way of Cass-Clay is announcing they have reached their goal in helping students enrolled within Cass-Clay schools. “We met our goal of equipping 6,000 local K-12 students with backpacks. That all came…

Lemonade stand helps kids get school supplies

Proceeds will go towards purchasing school supplies for students in need.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Kids at a lemonade stand are giving back to the community with proceeds going towards helping students in need. A community project running on its ninth year has children at Wiggles N’ Giggles Childcare partnering up with United Way of Cass-Clay to serve ice cold lemonade all while learning valuable life lessons. “It’s a wonderful learning opportunity…

Parents petition to recall Fargo School Board Members

The four school board members listed in the petition include; Jim Johnson, Dr. Tracie Newman, Seth Holden and Nikkie Gullickson.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Some Fargo Public School parents have created a petition to recall four School Board members. “Myself and a group of parents have gotten together to start a campaign to recall the Fargo School board. There’s four that are eligible to be recalled at this time; the other five are up for reelection in less than a…

West Fargo Schools aim to break mental health stigma

Counseling services are offered free of charge for all students.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo Public Schools is helping break the stigma during Mental Health Awareness Month. Staff have started conversations surrounding the topic and discuss the importance of asking for help if a student should need it. The school district also requires all staff get mental health training that covers topics like anxiety, depression and suicide prevention….

NDSU foundation exceeds fundraising goal

The funding will go towards student scholarships, faculty support, facilities and various school programs.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The NDSU foundation exceeds a fundraising campaign goal 20 months ahead of schedule. The In Our Hands campaign has raised $413 million dollars as of April 26th. Originally the goal was set at $400 million to be reached by the end of next year. Already the campaign is impacting students, faculty and staff with funds going…

Fargo North students launch mental health group

North High School seniors coming together to address an important issue

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) —¬†Some high school students are taking small steps that will lead to new levels of acceptance and mental wellness for teens like them. “It’s 2021; it’s time we start normalization talking about mental health,” a senior said. A group of North High School students are speaking up about mental health and letting other teens know they don’t…

Moorhead students return to in-person learning

"The safety of students and staff is our primary concern so we have in place the safety mitigation guidelines that our state is requiring us to follow."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — After almost a year of students learning outside of the classroom, Moorhead High School is preparing to welcome back students full time to in-person learning. “We’re pretty excited to have the kids coming back. It kind of almost has that first day of school feel. I know the teachers have been looking forward to teaching kids…

Update: Eight students charged after fight at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School

FARGO – Eight juveniles have been referred to juvenile court in connection with a fight at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School. Fargo police say a school resource officer was assaulted when the officer and school staff members tried to separate the students involved. “All juveniles blatantly disregarded all verbal commands by the SRO and school staff to stop fighting” according…

West Fargo Public Schools extends COVID-19 Student Support program

Program helps students cope with stress amid pandemic

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – As students transition back and forth from virtual learning to in classroom learning, it may cause some hardships. To help students deal with these stressful scenarios, West Fargo Public Schools is extending its COVID Student Support program through the Spring. The program is available for middle and high school students. They virtually meet with a…

Davies High School hosts ‘1 Million Meters for Mara Olson’

"She was diagnosed with Leukemia in October and so as a cross country team we decided to come up with a way that we could raise funds for her and her family."

FARGO, N.D.¬†(KVRR) — Students and staff at a local high school are showing their support for a student battling cancer. Fargo Davies High School students held a 12 hour marathon event to show their support for Junior student Mara Olson. “Today’s fundraising event is called One Million Meters for Mara. Mara Olson, she was diagnosed with Leukemia in October and…