West Fargo Public Schools

West Fargo Elementary Schools Returning To Onsite Instruction By Late November

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools announcing the return to class of all preschool through 5th graders by the end of November. Harwood and Legacy Elementary Schools will be the first two schools in the district to bring students back four days a week. All elementary buildings will return to full, five-day onsite learning by Monday, November 30….

West Fargo Public Schools will continue doing hybrid learning

The district will discuss the new learning plan at its board meeting on October 26th.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- West Fargo Public Schools will stick with the hybrid model as coronavirus cases in the metro continue to rise. Superintendent Beth Slette requested to extend the current plan while continuing to work on the return to learn plan. She originally wanted to bring more students to the classroom. Slette says changes to the instructional plan will not…

Fargo, West Fargo public schools to ban fans from athletic events

The decision was made after Cass County moved to the high risk level on the COVID-19 Scale

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County’s move to the high risk level is reaching high school athletics. “In our conference of 11, six of us are Cass County schools and our attendance levels reduced to 50, so we determined that with our game staff and the people just associated with running the game, that is about all the people we could…

Fans no longer allowed at Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools sporting events

Games will be live streamed for fans

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will no longer allow fans at sports games beginning Friday, October 16. Only athletes, coaches and essential personnel will be allowed at games. The decision was made based on the number of active COVID-19 cases in Cass County which was updated to an orange COVID status on Wednesday. Fargo Public Schools says┬áboth the…

12 West Fargo Students, Staff Out with Positive COVID-19 Tests

West Fargo Public Schools releases 'Weekly Risk Level Status Check'

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools is doing weekly risk level status checks. As of Monday morning, 12 students and staff are out with a positive COVID test. There are 144 students and staff in a COVID-Related Quarantine. Also, 74 students and staff are showing COVID-Related Symptoms. According to the post on Facebook, WFPS says there are no…

Special Assessment Hearing in Horace Gets Heated

There will be a Horace City Council meeting taking place on Monday

HORACE, N.D.– The meeting was to protest special assessments related to projects currently in plan by the city of Horace. Levi Bachmeier, the business manager at West Fargo Public Schools was in attendance and petitioned against the assessment on 63rd. “Lower the amount being assessed against the district, and being able to come up with an amount that is justifiable…

West Fargo Public Schools to allow guests at graduations

Graduates will be allowed to bring two guests to their graduation ceremony.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – One day after Fargo made changes, West Fargo is now allowing in-person graduation ceremonies. After receiving guidance from Fargo Cass Public Health and other healthcare providers, Sheyenne, West Fargo and Community High School will allow two guests with each graduate. School leaders are encouraging guests to wear masks and social distance. They also partnered with Essentia…

Fargo and West Fargo Graduations Limited to Students and Staff Only

WEST FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools have announced their guidelines for holding in-person graduation ceremonies. The events will be for graduates and a select number of staff only. Both Fargo and West Fargo have plans to livestream the ceremonies for families and community members to watch from home. Both schools will be taking precautions and following the CDC’s…

West Fargo public schools prepare to teach students from home

Governor Doug Burgum closed North Dakota schools indefinitely

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo public schools is hard at work planning for what to do in the wake of indefinite school closures caused by coronavirus. After Gov. Burgum made it clear that school districts were going to need to come up with a plan by next Friday, March 27th, West Fargo focused on what resources were going to…