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  •  Robin Nelson

    Board Governmental Affairs Update

    he Governmental Affairs Committee for the 2023-2024 term has completed its work plan for the year. After monitoring interim activity and collaborating with District Counsel, the committee has drafted three legislative resolutions that will be submitted to the Board for consideration in July.

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    Dakota Family Literacy Course

    Dakota High School offers a Language Arts elective course called Family Literacy to teach young parents and/or high school students why literacy should start as early as possible. The Class expounds on the benefits of early literacy and teaches students how to implement literacy practices among families. Read more from the Family Literacy Team.

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    Enhancing Academic & Social Emotional growth

    Fargo Public Schools is dedicated to implementing equitable district-wide processes to ensure all students are supported for academic and social-emotional growth and provided the resources needed so each student can demonstrate proficiency in identified Essential Learning Outcomes. The semester progress reports from kindergarten through fifth grade are critical communication tools that inform FPS strategies. Read more in Associate Superintendent Missy Eidsness Cabinet Column.

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    SchoolTalk - April 18

    Get this week's news and events from across Fargo Public Schools in the current issue of SCHOOLTALK. This week's issue highlights include newsmakers, feature columns, and more.

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    2025-26 Draft Calendar

    The FPS Calendar Committee has developed the DRAFT for the District’s 2025-26 school calendar, which is now being prepared for review and approval by the Fargo Board of Education. The draft is the result of the diligent work of the District’s Calendar Committee, comprised of eighteen members. read about the process of creating the calendar in this feature column by Associate Sup't. Dr. Grosz.

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  •  National Library Week

    National Library Week

    Thank you to all Fargo Public Schools library staff that make each of the libraries in the District special places for our students to grow! This week, April 7-13, is National Library Week. Take some time this week to thank your library staff for the hard work they do!

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    Mental Health Series - Anxiety

    In an effort to proactively support students' overall well-being, Fargo Public Schools is partnering with ParentGuidance.org to deliver monthly webinars developed by licensed therapists. The next webinar is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 with the topic "Social Media: Protecting Your Child." Protecting children from technology that moves so fast is difficult to manage

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    AD-Ventures is a district publication intended to help families find activities for their children throughout our community. It is published on the first of each month during the school year (September through May).

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  •  Trollwood hiring summer staff

    Trollwood Summer Staff Wanted

    Make a Difference! Trollwood Performing Arts School is now hiring office and custodial staff to work this summer. Learn more about these great opportunities to impact our community's youth and apply for a position today at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/apply.

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    PowerSchool Update

    PowerSchool plays a vital communication role in ensuring students, parents, and educators stay up to date on academic progress. As Fargo Public Schools continues towards fully implementing Evidence-Based Reporting in all courses by the 2025-26 school year, a PowerSchool update streamlines the parent/student view by combining EBR and traditional grading systems into one accessible location.

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  •  Music in Our Schools Month

    All-State and Honors Music Ensembles

    Congratulations to all Fargo Public Schools students who auditioned and were selected to participate in 2024 All-State and Honors musical performance groups! Anybody who has ever attended a North Dakota High School or Middle School All-State and/or Honor Ensemble concert can attest to the collaboration, professionalism, musicianship, skill, and joy displayed by the fine young musicians North Dakota produces each year.

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  •  Dietrich Named Self-Directed Learning Academy Principal

    Dietrich Named Principal of Self-Directed Learning Academy

    Fargo Public Schools announces the assignment of Dr. Kelly Dietrich as principal of the Self-Directed Learning Academy. She will assume the position for the 2024-25 school year on July 1.

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    Arts CAN Do!

    The community has the power to help support visual and fine arts in FPS simply by recycling aluminum cans with the Arts CAN Do program. Funds raised directly benefit arts our arts programs. Read more about the Arts CAN Do program and where to find a receptacle.

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  •  Dr. Bob Grosz

    Graduation Requirements

    After thoughtful consideration, FPS is making a change to its graduation requirements, effective for the 2024-25 school year with the state's mandate of 22 credits.

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  •  2024 FPS Support Staff of the Year Sarrah Gustafson

    Support Staff of the Year

    Congratulations to Jefferson Elementary School Administrative Assistant Sarrah Gustafson on being named the 2024 FPS Support Staff of the Year! Gustafson has been the school's administrative assistant since 2021.

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  •  2024 FPS Administrator of the Year Troy Cody, Davies High School Principal

    Administrator of the Year

    Congratulations to Davies High School Principal Troy Cody on being named the FPS 2024 Administrator of the Year! Cody has been the principal at Davies High School since 2011.

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    FPS is Hiring

    Be the Leader They Need! Fargo Public Schools is now hiring full-and part-time support staff positions including paraeducators, custodians, and food service workers. Learn more about these great opportunities to impact our community's youth and apply for a position today.

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  •  Tracie Newman

    LRFP Community Engagement

    During this school year, Fargo Public Schools is working on updating its Long-Range Facility Plan. FPS has worked diligently to engage the public during this process, including creating a Steering Committee comprised of many FPS stakeholders with a vast array of differing voices and expertise. The Communications, Engagement, and Advocacy Committee of the Board of Education works to help facilitate this information to the community.

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    Increased Learning Opportunities

    FPS will feature an array of enriching academic program opportunities for the 2024-25 school year. These programs are meticulously designed to cater to a diverse range of learning styles and academic needs, ensuring every student in the District has access to an education that resonates with and empowers them. Read Dr. Gandhi's Cabinet Column to learn more.

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    Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten Registration for Fargo Public Schools is now open online. If your child turns 5 by July 31, 2024, they are eligible to attend school in the fall.

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  •  FPS 2024 Teacher of the Year Amanda Hetland - Eagles Elementary School Special Education Teacher

    FPS 2024 Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Eagles Elementary School Special Education Teacher Amanda Hetland on being named the Fargo Public Schools 2024 Teacher of the Year! Hetland has served as a special education teacher working with students with Autism at Eagles since 2017. She was a paraeducator at Eagles from 2014-17.

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  •  Dr. Denise Jonas

    CTE Month

    February is Career and Technical Education Month. CTE plays a pivotal role in preparing students with the mindset, skills, and knowledge needed to explore passion areas and envision their future. In an era of rapid technological advancements, global interdependence, and entrepreneurship, helping students make connections between what they learn in school to life beyond the classroom creates relevance and can save time and money for next steps after graduation. Read more about the importance of CTE and CTE programming available to FPS students in this Feature Column by Director of Career and Technical Education Dr. Denise Jonas.

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    The Cost of Inheritance

    Fargo-West Fargo Native American Education Education Program Coordinator Melody Staebner and Cultural Specialist Ricky White contributed to the documentary The Cost of Inheritance which premiered on PBS on January 8. In the documentary, Staebner and White discussed the generational trauma brought on by the forced enrollment of Native American children during the Native American Boarding School Era.

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    Trollwood Summer Registration

    Expect the Unexpected! Experience magic, explore passion, and expand potential at Trollwood Performing Arts School with summer performing arts classes and performance opportunities for students currently in Grades K-12. Trollwood summer registration is now open.

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  •  Community Friends Pre-school Program

    Community Friends

    Fargo Public Schools' Early Childhood Special Education program is seeking Community Friends to join its preschool classrooms for the afternoon sessions. Community Friends are typically developing peers who will join the ECSE classrooms alongside the students with developmental delays or disabilities. Students must be 4 years old by July 31, 2023 and pass a developmental screening to be eligible for the program. The program is free of charge for families, but parents must provide transportation.

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