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Kinder Kindness: Red Lake Falls Students Share Video Message

Kindergarten teacher creates video of students' pictures to spread hope

                    RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. — A group of Minnesota kindergartners is spreading kindness during this COVID-19 pandemic with a little help from their teacher. Nicole Gullingsrud is a kindergarten teacher in Red Lake Falls. She had her class of 19 students take these pictures at home and send them her…

Students honor Fargo North teacher who died Friday

Rod Capistran suffered a medical emergency while teaching a virtual class

FARGO, N.D. — Roses, candles and messages of kindness fill the pavement at Fargo North High School. The symbols of support are in honor of beloved teacher Rod Capistran, who died Friday evening. “Everybody’s just kind of, even with everything going on, you can tell that this is bringing people together,” says Fargo North student Natalie Syverson. Students, staff and…

Fargo Teacher Nominated For Global Award

She Is One Of Fifty Finalists For The Award

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo teacher is getting international attention for her work with students. Fargo South Language Arts High School teacher Leah Juelke is one of fifty finalists up for the Global Teacher Award. The award is given out to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. She has worked on multiple projects with…

West Fargo Teacher Does “CoronaRap”

Elementary teacher says he posted video online to make others smile

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes during tough times, it’s the little things that can make someone smile. That’s what one local teacher is hoping. Derek Hutchinson is a fourth grade teacher at Eastwood Elementary School in West Fargo. He switched the words of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X to fit the current situation where schools are closed and…

Fargo School Board Reaches Agreement With FEA Over Teacher Contracts

One highlight of the agreement is to include safety training for teachers.

FARGO, N.D – The negotiations started more than a year ago and after going back and forth, they were able to settle on a two-year contract. Teachers will also be able to use leave from a leave bank, rather than having to use it from personal leave, if they are injured by a student. Another key point in the agreement…

Fargo’s Eagles Elementary Sends Off Teacher Leaving For Brain Surgery

Students, faculty and staff gathered for the emotional goodbye.

FARGO, N.D.- Students, Faculty and Staff say “See you later” to a teacher undergoing brain surgery to remove a tumor. “So today was really a celebration of Mr. Hetland and all of the things that he has done here at Eagles and just to send him off on a positive note. Everybody’s been thinking about him. And you know happy…

Special Education Teacher Accused of Hitting Student Reinstated

The teacher will return to school on Friday.

FARGO, N.D.–A special education teacher at Centennial Elementary accused of hitting a student has been cleared. An investigation completed by Fargo Public Schools concluded the allegation that a teacher hit a student on the shoulder was unsubstantiated. The teacher will return to school on Friday after being put on administrative leave. No further information has been released. Categories: Local News,…

Special Education Teacher Placed on Leave for Allegedly Hitting Student

Centennial Elementary administration and the Fargo Police Department are investigating the allegation.

FARGO, N.D.–An Early Childhood Special Education teacher at Centennial Elementary has been put on administrative leave for allegedly hitting a student. An administrator at the school received a report of a negative interaction between a teacher and a student on November 12. Centennial Elementary administration and the Fargo Police Department are investigating the allegation. The teacher will remain on administrative…

ND Ranked #1 in Best State For Teachers

If you’re a teacher in North Dakota or are studying to become one, WalletHub says you’re in the right place. The website names The Peace Garden State the best state for teachers. North Dakota gets high marks for student to teacher ratio, change in teachers’ salaries and school safety. WalletHub says its only weakness is pension rankings. Minnesota isn’t far…

Fargo Middle School Teacher, Coach Named District’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Travis Hoeg joined the school in 2006

FARGO, N.D. — Many students are honored at Ben Franklin Middle School’s assembly, but just one teacher got quite the surprise at the event. Travis Hoeg is named Fargo Public Schools 2019 Teacher of the Year. Students describe him as “the best teacher ever” and their “favorite teacher.” Hoeg teaches science and English and coaches basketball, volleyball, and track. Superintendent Rupak…