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West Fargo Public Schools Board Approves District Activities Director

West Fargo school district Activities Directors and Coaches want to know what this means for them.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- West Fargo Public School Board decides the future of their athletics structure, which will now include a district Activities Director to monitor all three high schools. This could potentially mean a demotion and pay cut for current activity directors, Corey Hermann just completed his first year as AD at Sheyenne a and the athletic program flourished…

Horace grade school will go virtual due to COVID-19

School officials say there are 21 active positive COVID-19 cases.

WEST FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Horace Elementary will go to virtual learning beginning Friday, January 21. School officials say there are 21 active positive COVID-19 cases. More than half of the cases are staff. Virtual learning will begin on Friday and go through Tuesday, January 25. Here’s the letter sent to parents: The WFPS School Board adopted thresholds for when…

West Fargo School Lunch Repack Pilot Program deemed a success

A total of 134 servings were repackaged and 116 were claimed

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The West Fargo Public School District has wrapped up a pilot program aimed at repacking leftover lunch meals and distributing them to students in need. Officials say the School Lunch Repack Pilot Program has been a big success. Over the past month, 86% of the repacked servings were claimed by students. Liberty Middle School’s food…

Sheyenne High School Student Passes Away from ALS

His father, Mark Merck, shared the sad news on his Facebook page.

WEST FARGO, ND — Sheyenne High School sophomore Ben Merck passed away this morning. Ben was diagnosed with ALS in October. His father, Mark Merck, shared the sad news on his Facebook page. Friends, Our beloved Ben passed away this morning. We would like to thank the community for all the love and support they’ve shown to us during Ben’s…

West Fargo School District Investigating Threat

A group of students reported to administrators that they heard a student making threats and talking about a school shooting

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo school officials are investigating threats a Cheney Middle School student allegedly made about a school shooting. A group of students at Cheney spoke to the school’s administration toward the end of the school day Wednesday about threats they were hearing from the student. In a statement, the district says the child’s parents were contacted…

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…

West Fargo Releases Location Of New Middle School

The West Fargo School District released the location on it's Facebook page.

WEST FARGO, ND — A new middle school will be built on the south side of the district, within the city limits of Horace, at Sheyenne St and 76th Ave S. The middle school will be built to initially accommodate 900 students. The campus site is large enough that it could be expanded upon, if needed in the future, to…

Sheyenne High School Explains 3 Lockdowns in 7 School Days

This morning the lockdown was due to a student who had a seizure and the hallways needed to be cleared to provide access for first responders.

FARGO, ND — Sheyenne High School in West Fargo had it’s 3rd lockdown in 7 school days. This morning the lockdown was due to a student who had a seizure and the hallways needed to be cleared to provide access for first responders. The student suffered a seizure due to a fight between two students in the hallway between classes….

Former Teacher Formally Charged With Sex-Related Crimes Involving Minor Boys

Shannon Moser was ordered to have no contact with any juvenlies, except her own children and cannot use any social media.

SHANNON-MOSER FARGO, ND — A Moorhead woman has been formally charged with sexual assault of a minor, a felony. Shannon Moser, a former West Fargo Middle School Teacher, also faces two counts of use of a minor in a sexual performance, both also felonies. The 37 year old was in Cass County Court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Bond was set at…

West Fargo Breaks Ground on Willow Park Elementary

Willow Park Elementary School Will Open Up For the 2018-2019 School Year

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo School District is closer to opening up another elementary school. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Willow Park Elementary School on land that is actually in Fargo. The school will help get kindergarten children on the north side of town back into their neighborhood schools as well as provide a closer school to the…