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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…

Fargo South Teacher Wins Prestigious National Award

Only five people nationwide are given the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo South teacher gets a very special award at a school assembly. Leah Juelke, a language arts teacher, received the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. She teaches English learner students from ninth through twelfth grade. Winners are chosen by an expert panel, only five people nationwide are given this award from the NEA Foundation. “I’m really…

West Fargo Teacher Charged With Sex Crimes Involving Minors

She is accused of sending explicit photos to two teens and having sex with one of them

FARGO, N.D. — A former West Fargo teacher appeared in court after being charged with sending explicit pictures to two teens and having sex with one of them. Shannon Moser has been charged with one count of sexual assault of a minor and two counts of use of a minor for sexual performance. Her bail has been set at $30,000, which…

Minnesota Teacher Killed By Falling Ice In Alaska

Brittany Boegel was killed Wednesday after old avalanche debris collapsed on her during a hike

ALASKA — A Minnesota 6th Grade STEM teacher was killed by falling ice in Alaska. 32-year-old Brittany Boegel was killed yesterday after old avalanche debris collapsed on her during a hike on Byron Glacier in Portage Valley. Off-duty nurses in the area attempted to revive her but were unsuccessful. A six year old boy and an adult male were also…