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    Giving Hearts Day

    Giving Hearts Day, a 24-hour online giving event, is coming up on Thursday, February 9. The day is a large fundraising event that benefits North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota non-profits. Each organization finds a sponsor to generously match donations. Trollwood Performing Arts School and the Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation are both taking part. Tax deductible donations can be scheduled now. You may also wait to give on February 9

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    State of the Schools Address

    The 2023 Fargo Public Schools State of the Schools Address presented by Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi is available to view digitally on demand on the FPS YouTube channel.

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    SchoolTalk e-Newsletter - January 26

    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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  •  Inclement Weather FAQ

    Inclement Weather FAQ

    Fargo Public Schools has received many questions regarding how we will respond to inclement weather situations moving forward this school year. Read the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions in this Inclement Weather FAQ.

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    We are Hiring

    Join the Fargo Public Schools team and be the leader they need! Fargo Public Schools is now hiring paraeducators, food service staff, custodial staff, and more! Apply today!

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    Board Governance Committee

    The FPS Board of Education Governance Committee helps guide and support the School Board by ensuring it adheres to healthy and productive governance practices. Read more about this Committee in this Board Column by Board President Dr. Tracie Newman.

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    Winter Meals Program

    PowerPlate Meals will offer take-home meals for FPS students. Each meal bag will include five frozen Power Plate Meals, distributed on a first come, first serve basis. The program runs Tuesday, January 24 through May. Distribution will occur every other week with distribution from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays at Madison, Wednesdays at Jefferson, and Thursdays, at Ed Clapp. Pick up at the front door of each school.

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  •  Trollwood Summer Registration Now Open

    Trollwood Summer Registration

    Registration for Trollwood Performing Arts School's 2023 summer programming is now open. Trollwood offers an array of arts classes and performance opportunities for students in kindergarten through graduated seniors.

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    Inspiring Future Educators!

    Career opportunities in education and human services are limitless and can start in high school. Whether a student is interested in following a path as a teacher, paraeducator, social worker, counselor, childcare provider, or coach, Fargo Public Schools is proud to provide opportunities to inspire students.

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    FPS Is On Instagram

    Fargo Public Schools is now on Instagram! Follow us on Instagram for announcements, updates, and good news from across the District!

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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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    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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    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.

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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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    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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    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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  •  Family Healthcare

    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.

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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.

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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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    After a student qualifies for special education services, what happens next?

    Learn about the next steps of developing and implementing specially designed instruction in this Feature Column by FPS Assistant Director of Special Education Shelby DiFonzo.

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    2023-24 Calendar

    Fargo Public Schools has released the District’s 2023-24 school calendar, which is now available on the FPS website. Read more about the process of creating and approving the calendar in this Cabinet Column by FPS Associate Superintendent Dr. Robert Grosz.

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    National Music Recognition

    Fargo Public Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.

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    The Science of Reading

    #FPSLearns is a regular video series on topics regarding Fargo Public Schools. Through short videos, FPS Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi and other administrators share with the community about the science of reading.

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