Featured District News

  • Capstone Project for Construction Students

    North High School Construction/Building Trades students are gaining real-life experience by building a family's first home through a special community partnership opportunity with Habitat for Humanity. All three FPS high schools offer house construction projects, which give students unique learning opportunities. Learn more about these capstone construction experiences from FPS Director of Career and Technical Education Dr. Denise Jonas.

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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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  • SCHOOLTALK e-Newsletter - September 16 Issue

    Get this week's news and events from across Fargo Public Schools in the current issue of SCHOOLTALK. This issue includes information on Newsmakers, Homecoming coronations, new administrator profiles, and more!

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • SchoolTalk e-Newsletter - May 27 Issue

    Get this week's news and events from across Fargo Public Schools in the current issue of SchoolTalk! This week's highlights include a column that details how the District is improving equity and student-teacher relationships, several awards, and an article about how a virtual academy student inspired an art club.

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  • SchoolTalk e-Newsletter - May 20 Issue

    Get this week's news and events from across Fargo Public Schools in the current issue of SchoolTalk! This week's highlights include a column that details how the District will ensure there are enough substitutes next year, information about free summer meals, and an article about a reunion between kindergarteners and residents at Touchmark.

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  • Processing Fees

    Beginning July 1, 2021, Fargo Public Schools will implement a $1.00 convenience fee on credit and debit card transactions due to increasing processing costs. Payments made over $200 will incur a 3.99% processing fee for charges not related to student registration, food services, or student activities. This charge will be collected through SchoolPay and be used to offset credit card processing costs. Click the title to read more about why this processing fee is being implemented.

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  • Read through the Summer with Sora eBook App

    Looking for something to help you stay busy this summer? Take the FPS libraries with you on break by using the eBook app Sora. Click the title to use the service.

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  • Hear for the Kids: Resetting your Focus

    After a school year that entailed several changes, many people are looking forward to summer break. While summer brings relief to many, stress can linger. In this podcast, you will learn how to rejuvenate your outlook on life and try something new.

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