West Fargo Public Schools

UPDATE: Active Shooter Call at Sheyenne High School Result of Others Talking About Restaurant Shooting

Administrative and counseling teams will be available in the morning for anyone needs support.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR-UPDATE 7PM) — Shortly after the shooting at Plaza Azteca, someone inside Sheyenne High School heard bits and pieces of what was happening, panicked and called 9-1-1 to report a shooter at the school. That’s according to West Fargo Public School officials. Hundreds of people attending an all-city track meet were being ushered into the school as…

West Fargo Schools forming task force to address long-range planning

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The West Fargo Public School District is forming a Long Range Facilities Task Force to examine the district’s current and future needs in response to continued growth. Projected enrollment for the 2026-2027 school year is 14,559 students. School officials say that while many schools are projected to have sufficient space over the next five years,…

West Fargo School Officer To Team Up With Comfort Dog

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo School Resource Officer Todd Pearson is getting a new partner: a comfort dog. It’ll be the first such team in North Dakota. Pearson says having a comfort dog present can help students and others open up about mental health or other concerns. You’ll also find the team at public events, community outreach and…

Public Asked To Help Name Next West Fargo Elementary School

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo Public Schools plans to build another elementary school and they are asking the public for naming ideas. The school will be located west of Veterans Boulevard and north of 52nd Avenue South in Fargo’s Rocking Horse Farm 6th Addition. You can submit your school name suggestion on the district’s website now through March…

West Fargo School District closed due to weather

WEST FARGO, ND (KVRR) – West Fargo Public Schools have cancelled classes for the day. They provided this release on their website: At the request of the City of West Fargo, the district has made the decision to cancel school for today, Wednesday, January 5.  The current and forecasted weather conditions have severely impacted the City’s ability to keep our…

UPDATE: Two juveniles taken into custody for threats against Cheney Middle School

Police chief criticizes Google for not complying with info requests

UPDATE – Police tell KVRR News two juveniles, one from West Fargo and the other from Fargo, were taken into custody late this afternoon for making threats against the school on social media. Police say two locations were searched and the investigation indicated the individuals acted independently of each other. There are no other suspects. The Cass County State’s Attorney…

West Fargo Public Schools preparing to vaccinate young students

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The West Fargo Public School District is making preparations to vaccinate elementary students against the coronavirus. “We are currently working with Thrifty White on clinic opportunities specific to our elementary-aged population,” according to Health, Safety and Public Relations Director Heather Leas. “If all of the stars align, we should have those stood up next week.”…

West Fargo School Board approves mitigation measures based on COVID-19 infections

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In a six to one vote, West Fargo School Board members approve a plan outlining steps to be taken if COVID-19 infection rates rise in schools within the district. Unlike Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools, West Fargo does not require masks. “Please don’t take our freedoms and our choices and our rights as parents. I…

Transportation supervisor terminated from West Fargo Public Schools as dispute over bus drivers’ wages continues

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The former operations supervisor for the West Fargo Public Schools Transportation Dept. believes he was terminated this week because he’s speaking up on behalf of school bus drivers who want a pay increase. ” completely blindsided. There’s not one person in the entire building that saw that coming,” Kenneth Steiner said Wednesday afternoon regarding his termination….