West Fargo Public Schools

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…

Sheyenne High School Principal Named First Principal of Horace High School

Pam Cronin has led Sheyenne since 2017

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sheyenne High School is looking for a new principal. That’s because current principal Pam Cronin has been named the first principal for Horace High School. Cronin has led Sheyenne since 2017. She first came to West Fargo Public Schools in 2007 as the first assistant principal of the Sheyenne Ninth Grade Center. Construction on the district’s…

West Fargo Public Schools encourages people to speak up about mental health

A student success forum was held with keynote speaker and mental health advocate Jeff Yalden

FARGO, N.D. — It’s not rare for teenagers to have to deal with mental health, but unfortunately, it is less common to hear those same people address their issues. “Kids don’t open up because they are afraid that you’re going to judge them, that you are not going to validate their thoughts and their feelings,” mental health advocate Jeff Yalden…

Diesel Technology Is Growing Segment Of Area School’s Career & Technical Center

The Center Has The Support Of More Than A Dozen Area Industry Leaders Including General Equipment & Butler

WEST FARGO, N.D. — High school students at a number of schools in Cass County are getting hands on experience in a number of potential future career fields. One of those fields is diesel technology. It is an industry with a continuing need for good workers. While career and technical education has been around for decades, Cass County Career and…

Allegiant Hosts Three West Fargo Graduates After Awarding Them Aviation Scholarships

Reece, Seth and Kylee were all awarded $2,500 by Allegiant

LAS VEGAS, NV — A pilot shortage is expected in the country in the near future as more and more pilots face retirement. Allegiant wants to do something about that. The deep-discount airline has awarded its first Allegiant Careers in Aviation Scholarships to just six high school graduates. Three of them attended a program at Sheyenne High School. KVRR’S TJ…

West Fargo Schools Receives Midwest’s First Electric School Bus

They unveiled it at the West Fargo Public Schools Transportation Center

WEST FARGO, N.D. —¬†West Fargo Public Schools unveils North Dakota’s first electric school bus. The district has been trying to get the $317,000 bus for about a year. Officials say the bus costs about nine cents a mile whereas a diesel tank costs about 40 to 44 cents a mile. During the summer, it will be used for parades and…