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Fargo Business Gives Back To Teachers In The Community

FARGO, N.D.- Matt’s Automotive Service Center in Fargo provided a free oil change to 120 teachers. The business also had a food truck, outdoor games and a bouncy house for not only the teachers receiving the service, but also their family and friends. The company says part of their core values is giving back every chance they can. “Especially with…

Minnesota health, education officials to release fall planning guidance for schools Thursday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–Minnesota health and education officials are expected to releases new fall planning guidance for K-12 schools Thursday as many wonder whether students will be going back to the classroom in September or if online distance learning will continue. Leaders from the Minnesota Department of Education will be joining Thursday’s 2 p.m. COVID-19 conference call with the…

Fargo Teachers To Vote On Tentative 2-Year Deal

This latest round of teacher contract negotiations started early last year

James Urlacher & Jen Mastrud, Fargo Education AssocationFARGO, N.D. — Fargo Education Association has reached a tentative teacher contract deal with the Fargo School Board. The deal includes a 1.5% pay increase for the current school year and a 1.25% increase in 2020-2021. The next step is to ratify the 2-year agreement with members. Three FEA only meetings are planned…

Class Of Students And Staff Raise Cash With Donkeyball Game

The Event Helped Teach Kids About How To Manage An Event

HUNTER, N.D. — With the sound of the buzzer, and a jump ball. Begins the wackiest game of charity basketball in the valley. We asked other learners at our school to come do it and parents coming as well we have our educators playing as well some have fun costumes they can put on to play, Northern Cass School Student,…

L.E Berger Hosts Pancake Fundraiser

The school took freewill donations from any of the hungry kids and parents who wanted to chow down.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Pancakes, bacon and eggs it’s the food being dished up at the West Fargo VFW to raise money for the L.E Berger PTA. The school took freewill donations from any of the hungry kids and parents who wanted to chow down. The VFW cooked and covered all the costs for the food at the fundraiser. Even…

Eagles Elementary Wraps Up Walk-a-thon Reward For Students

The school is putting on a big reward for their kids who made it all possible.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo’s Eagles Elementary is wrapping up its Walk–A–Thon raising more than 20 thousand dollars for the school’s P.T.A. The school is putting on a big reward for their kids who made it all possible. Students got to colorfully tape up a pair of staff members who volunteered to be part of the fun. All the money raised…

Teachers And Grand Forks Public School District Reach Tentative Deal

The agreement still needs to be ratified by the teachers and the school board

GRAND FORKS, ND — A tentative contract agreement has been reached between teachers and the Grand Forks School Board. In addition to some language changes, the package calls for a 1.5% pay increase in each of the next two years. Adding step increases pushes the percentage to over 3% each year. The agreement leaves health insurance as is, with premiums…

Beloved Fargo Kindergarten Teacher Retires After 38 Years on the Job

Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary is hosting its 2nd annual end of the year celebration and honoring a teacher for her work in the school

FARGO, N.D.– A Fargo kindergarten teacher is retiring after 38 years on the job. Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary is hosting its 2nd annual end of the year celebration and honoring a teacher for her work in the school. Mrs. Pobst has taught at CBH for 30 years. For her, the choice to keep teaching all those years was an easy…

Fargo Teachers Shave Heads for Sarah Barnum, Colleague With Cancer in Remission

Barnum had breast cancer and is now in remission

FARGO, N.D. — A Discovery Middle School music teacher’s battle with breast cancer is nearing the end with her cancer now in remission. Students and other teachers are supporting her for the final push – one lock of hair at a time. Students are packing the gym inside Discovery Middle School, but not for an average assembly. Music teacher Sarah Barnum…

West Fargo Reading Teacher Receives School District’s Highest Award

This is her fourth time being nominated for the award

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools is recognizing a teacher whose passion for books is more than just what is on the pages. In the Legacy Elementary School library, principal Jason Markusen is leading what seems like an ordinary weekly meeting. However, as soon as the teachers started dancing and balloons were brought out, they believed something bigger was…