Featured District News

  • UPDATED: COVID-19 Testing Sites

    Fargo Public Schools is pleased to offer COVID-19 testing sites to its families as part of it’s testing program. FPS will test students and staff members who are deemed a close contact in the school setting in order for the individuals to remain in school.

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  • No COVID-19 Testing October 21-22

    The COVID-19 testing site at South High School will be closed on Thursday and Friday, October 21 and 22. With schools closed on those days, there will be no testers working at the schools. Tests can still be completed at the Fargo Cass Public Health site on those days.

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  • Critical Needs

    he Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation supports students, families, and staff in many ways. Learn more about the ways students are served through the Critical Needs Fund in this Feature Column by Becky Bakke, FPS Development Foundation Director.

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  • Coats for Kids

    The Salvation Army Coats for Kids & Families program will be distributing winter coats and gear in Cass, Clay, and Becker counties throughout October BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Schedule an appointment by clicking the headline link. Pick up is at the Salvation Army office at 304 Roberts St., Fargo, open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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  • Hear for the Kids

    School activities are a huge part of the lives of students. Whether they participate in the arts, sports, or a non-curricular club, activities teach students life lessons, help them build relationships, and aid their social-emotional wellbeing. North High assistant principal and activities director Dan Shultis made a guest appearance on the Hear for the Kids podcast to discuss the importance of activities and explain the opportunities available to FPS students.

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  • SCHOOLTALK e-Newsletter - October 14 Issue

    Get this week's news and events from across the Fargo Public School District in the current issue of SCHOOLTALK. Issue highlights include newsmakers, regular columns, and more.

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  • Overcoming Chronic Absenteeism

    Students who are chronically absent are at serious risk for low academic success. In addition, students who are chronically absent are less likely to read at grade level, have lower test scores, and have an increased risk of dropping out of school. Learn more about how FPS is working to overcome chronic absenteeism in an effort to better achieve our District mission in this Cabinet Column from FPS Associate Superintendent Dr. Robert Grosz.

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  • Now Hiring!

    Fargo Public Schools is hiring for a number of positions in the following categories: Administration, Activities, Business Services, Information Technology, Licensed Educators and Specialists, Maintenance and Operations, Substitute Paraeducators, Substitute Teaching Staff, and Support Staff.

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  • Keeping Students in School

    With the goal of keeping students and staff in school, Fargo Public Schools is working to create a COVID-19 testing program in schools. Each school will have a scheduled time during the day that they will have BinaxNOW rapid testing available for both students and staff. If a student or staff member is deemed an unmasked close contact, they can use this program to remain in school. Visit the FPS Stay in School web site for additional information.

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  • Together Counseling

    While counseling services are always available in the buildings, additional clinical counseling is available to support the mental wellbeing of students and staff through Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding. In partnership with Together Counseling, the Connect and Support Program provides counseling services for coping skills, wellness strategies, time management, family conflict, and stress reduction.

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  • COVID-19 Data

    Fargo Public Schools provides a weekly report of COVID-19 data within the District. Information is updated every Friday that school is in session, and can be found on the FPS COVID-19 data webpage.

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  • Visitor Management System

    Safety in our schools is a top priority. Recently installed building visitor management systems help FPS to monitor all visitors who enter our schools. Visitors will need to present U.S. government issued IDs to enter all school buildings. Learn more about our visitor management system from FPS Coordinator of Safety & Emergency Management Mackenzie McCormick.

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    September 15 through October 15 is recognized as Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. What does that mean for you and me? Learn more and how we can all celebrate Hispanic Heritage in this feature column from Fargo Public Schools Director of Equity and Inclusion Dr. Tamara Uselman.

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  • Teaching & Learning Operational Plan

    Each year the Fargo Public Schools administrative team creates an annual operational plan that contributes to fulfillment of the District’s Strategic Plan. This list of tasks forms the core of the FPS administrative team job expectations for the year. Read the Cabinet Column message from Fargo Public Schools Associate Superintendent Dr. Robert Grosz regarding the Teaching & Learning Department's components of the FPS 2021-22 Operational Plan.

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  • Welcome back!

    Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi has a "welcome back" message to all staff and families as the 2021-22 school year begins. Click here to read his Cabinet Column message.

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are the pathways to finding common ground for serving our students. Learn more about these concepts and their application in this feature column from Fargo Public Schools Director of Equity and Inclusion Tamara Uselman.

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  • Free Meals Continue in 2021-22 School Year

    Free breakfast and lunch meals for all Fargo Public Schools students will be continued for the 2021-22 school year as part of a USDA program. Learn program details and what qualifies for free meal status to avoid a la carte charges to your student's meal account in this feature column from Fargo Public Schools Director of Nutrition Services Cindy Hogenson.

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  • NEW School Start & End Times

    Fargo Public Schools (FPS) is modifying the start and end time of all schools for the 2021-22 school year. This change aligns bus routes district-wide to accommodate the time needed to transport students, provides for supervision of students in the morning and afterschool, and meets contractual obligations with FPS teaching staff. Each school’s start and end times have been emailed to families.

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  • Focus on the Future

    As we wrap up the 2020-21 school year, many people are looking forward to enjoying rest and relaxation after the challenges that came with education during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we reflect on all the past year, it is also important to focus on the future and all the positives we can celebrate. In this Cabinet Column, Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi shares how he plans to enjoy the summer and move on from the pandemic.

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  • SchoolTalk e-Newsletter - June 3 Issue

    Get this week's news and events from across Fargo Public Schools in the current issue of SchoolTalk! Highlights include a column about how we can move on from the pandemic school year, a video recap of Virtual Academy experiences, and LOTS of pictures from fun events during the last week of school.

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