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    School Cancellation Process

    Each day in the school year is essential to carry out this mission and provide instruction to our students. FPS makes every effort to keep schools open each day, but at times the weather conditions within the city merit a school closing. Read more about FPS' procedures for school cancellation, early release, and late start.

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    SchoolTalk e-Newsletter - December 8

    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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    Hand Named FPS Director of Maintenance and Operations

    James Hand has been named Director of Maintenance and Operations for Fargo Public Schools.

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    PTA Reflections

    Express the voice that's inside of you, and unleash your creativity through Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and/or Visual Arts in the National PTA Reflections arts contest. Every year, students Pre-K through grade 12 across the country create original works of art in response to a student-selected theme. This year's theme is "Show Your Voice." Click for more details about the contest. Submit entries online by the end of January 2023 to your school PTA as directed by them.

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    Salvation Army Free Toy Shop

    The Fargo Salvation Army is offering a free toy distribution from it's Toy Shop for families that need help providing presents this holiday season. Parents needing toys for their children ages 12 and under, should visit the Fargo Salvation Army website to register to attend one of the Toy Shops. Registration is open until December 12. Parents will receive an email containing the day and time that they will be scheduled to "shop" from a donated assortment of toys. The Toy Shop will be held December 20-21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Hope Lutheran Church south campus.

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    Nicotine Trends

    As the world advances, so do the ways people use nicotine products. The tobacco industry has evolved from cigarettes and cigars to electronic means in the form of e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes have gained popularity across the U.S. with all age groups, but especially with youth. Learn more about the current trends in youth nicotine consumption and how to prevent it in this School Resource Officer Column by North High School SRO Officer Joshua Horner.

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    Attend to Win!

    Stay Strong! Avoiding school absences through the winter months is crucial for academic success. Missing school and falling behind on assignments can create school-related anxiety that only gets worse as time goes on. Connect with a teacher or counselor if you are feeling behind or overwhelmed.

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    Student ID Library Cards

    This fall Fargo Public Schools partnered with the Fargo Public Library to allow students in Grades 6-12 to opt-in during registration to use their FPS Student ID Cards as Fargo Public Library Cards.

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    Trollwood Winter Academy

    Trollwood Performing Arts School invites students to enroll for Trollwood Winter Academy! This opportunity offers a variety of youth performing arts classes, running from January 10 through February 19, 2023. These informative and unique sessions in vocal music, dance, improv, stage combat, and stage makeup are offered to middle school and high school students in Grades 5-12. Registration is now open!

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    Youth Drug Trends

    Teen drug use is on the rise. There are a variety of factors that contribute to teen drug usage; and it is important for adults to determine the “why.” Once the “why” is determined, the root of the problem can be addressed. read more from SRO Troy Nielsen.

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    Cans to Cartons

    The City of Fargo and MinnKota Recycling are holding a "Cans to Cartons" Recycling Challenge throughout November. MinnKota Recycling will donate one cent per pound of aluminum cans collected at the MinnKota Redemption Center and the City of Fargo recycling drops to the FPS Development Foundation's program to provide mid-morning milk for elementary students snack.

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    Board Planning Committee

    The Planning Committee of the Fargo Board of Education’s goal is to make sure the Board has all the information it needs to make sound, sustainable decisions regarding our resources and physical assets. Read more about the Planning Committee's work on the long-range facilities and financial plans in this Board Column by Fargo Board of Education member Jim Johnson.

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    Technical Theater

    A critical element of theatrical experiences happens behind the scenes through technical designs, construction, and mood altering lighting and sound elements. FPS technical theater students play a role in bringing theater to life. Read about our technical theater departments in this Feature by FPS Technical Theater Coordinator Andy Segal.

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    Native American Heritage Month

    November is National Native American Heritage Month. It is a time to appreciate and celebrate the rich culture, traditions, and history of Native American people. Learn more about Native American Heritage Month in this Feature Column by FPS Indian Education Coordinator Melody Staebner.

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    2021-22 Annual Report

    Fargo Public Schools is committed to serving our families and community patrons. As evidence of this commitment, we are showcasing the qualities and services of our school district and providing a wide array of information in the FPS 2021-22 Annual Report.

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    The Role of the Attendance Specialist

    School attendance is one of the most powerful predictors of student outcomes. When a student is not in school, they lose out on valuable learning time, relationships, and the opportunity to build good life skills. Read about the role of an attendance specialist.

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    Empowering Students to Invent their Future

    Fargo Public Schools is proud to empower and inspire students to think like inventors. The K-12 curriculum is intended to nurture and cultivate an inventor’s mindset. Behind every invention or iteration, lies an engineer, an artist, a coder, a technician, a musician, an entrepreneur, and a risk-taker who has stretched their creativity to see the world in a new way. Read more about FPS' Technology & Engineering Education programs in this Feature Column by Director of Career & Technical Education Dr. Denise Jonas and CTE Curriculum Facilitator Ryan Pierce.

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    Decisions on Moving Parts

    During their September and October meetings, the Fargo Board of Education will review and approve governing documents that provide an outline for the future of our District. The documents include, but are not limited to, the Strategic Plan, the Long Range Facilities Plan, and the Long Range Financial Plan.

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    Attend to Win!

    Students who attend school are more likely to learn, graduate, and succeed. Students who miss two days the first month of school are already on track to be chronically absent. Regular attendance is the biggest predictor of whether a student will graduate on time or not.

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    Is attendance an equity issue?

    At FPS, our problem to solve is this: nearly 46% of our students missed too much school last year. Student absence harms everyone, particularly students. Read more about the importance of student attendance in this Feature Column by FPS Director of Equity and Inclusion Dr. Tamara Uselman and attendance specialists Gabe Whitney and Nick Hawkins.

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    Literacy Updates

    For students to be proficient in reading, instruction must begin at the foundational level, which includes skills related to word recognition and language comprehension. FPS is committed to enhancing core instructional programming and strategies to improve learning outcomes for each student. Read more about research-based strategies for K-5 teachers in this Feature Column by FPS Director of Standards-Based Instruction Dr. Liann Hanson.

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    Need Affordable Health Insurance?

    More people than ever qualify for help paying for health coverage, even those who weren't eligible in the past. Family Health Care can help with medicaid or health insurance coverage options. Their Enrollment Specialists can help compare plans and prices and help choose the best option at no cost. To learn more, contact Family Health Care at 701.551.7530.

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    Substitute Pay Update

    Fargo Public Schools seeks substitute teachers for the 2022-23 school year. FPS has updated its substitute pay structures for this school year. Click for additional information.

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    Undelivered Emails

    FPS has received reports from some families using Hotmail and GMail accounts that they may not be receiving school and district notification emails, although not every account is having an issue. The problem appears related to how Hotmail and GMail manage incoming email. If you think you might be missing school notification messages, please follow the steps in this linked document to add the noreply@fargo.k12.nd.us email to your “safe sender” list.

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    Free and Reduced-Price Meals Application

    Effective for the 2022-23 school year, families will need to pay full price or apply to qualify for Free or Reduced-Price Meals. Applications for Free or Reduced-Price Meals are now open. Apply here.

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