Washington Elementary

Elementary Students Present Community Hunger Research

The presentations centered on topics such as food waste, emergency food pantries, and food nutrition

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Fourth graders at Washington Elementary are taking hunger food research into their own hands. Students and their Concordia College mentors presented their displays at West Fargo’s Family Fare. Each group of students spent more than two months researching ways to combat hunger in the community. The presentations centered on topics such as food waste, emergency food…

Concordia College Students Pay It Forward

The college students teamed up with 62 fourth graders at Washington Elementary in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — For the past fifteen years, Dr. Barb Witteman has worked with Fargo Public Schools to get students involved with service learning projects. “Well I knew Mrs. Witteman because she was a fourth grade teacher in Fargo and she was doing service projects with another teacher in our district and then asked me if I would like to join…

Bestselling Children’s Book Author Visits Fargo Public Schools

Ame Dyckman met with students at Washington and Ed Clapp Elementary Schools on Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — A best–selling children’s author made an appearance at Washington Elementary School in Fargo. Ame Dyckman fielded questions about her books and her writing style from eager first graders. Dyckman has written five children’s books, including the New York Times bestseller Wolfie the Bunny, as well as Horrible Bear! and You Don’t Want a Unicorn. The author says motivating…

Look Out Drivers: Fargo’s 2017 Construction Season Gets an Early Start

Favorable weather conditions is allowing work on 32nd Ave South to begin next week.

FARGO, N.D. — The dreaded construction season is making an early comeback this year. City workers said orange cones could go up as soon as Monday. Remember 2016’s road construction on 13th Ave South? A new project in 2017 could look similar. City workers say if 32nd Ave South by Interstate 29 is on your work commute, you might want…