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Fargo School Board discusses if it will continue mask mandate

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo School Board is discussing whether to continue mandating masking in schools. During a work session, members discussed what mitigation measures should be implemented when it comes to preventing the spread of COVID-19. Board members talked about whether to make masking optional, for parents to decide if their child should be masked or to continue following…

Career fair gets NDSU healthcare students ready for the workforce

"It's very exciting for graduation that we need to get out there right away and be a help of others and help out in our hospitals."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota State University students looking for a career in healthcare had the opportunity to make connections at the Fargodome. With the COVID-19 pandemic placing a major strain on the healthcare system, students looking to get into a medical profession are being highly sought after by employers. “In healthcare right now there’s really a high need…

NDSU students get a taste of studying abroad

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –A hint of flavor for their taste buds may help some NDSU students decide whether studying abroad is right for them. For the first time since its inception, NDSU’s study abroad program is offering students a chance to taste a variety of international flavors from local food trucks. The director of the study abroad programs says the…

Fargo School board implements mask mandate for new school year

The Fargo School Board Tuesday night, by a six to three vote, approved the mask mandate beginning Monday, August 16.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo School board members vote require masks for students and staff for the upcoming school year. “The mitigation strategies that K-12 schools were asked to consider for implementation of this school year involved the universal masking of students and staff, making sure that we are following whatever we can in terms of best practices for HVAC…

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…