Featured District News

  • SCHOOLTALK e-Newsletter - September 20 Issue

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  • FPS Coaching Longevity Awards

    Fargo Public Schools (FPS) athletic coaches were honored for their years of service through the 2017-18 school year.

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  • National Merit Scholar Semifinalists Announced

    Congratulations to the following Fargo Public Schools students, who have been selected as 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists.

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  • Get to Know...Board Profile

    Learn more about the elected members of the Fargo School Board! Click the link to get to know Jennifer Benson.

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  • South High Alumnus Share Music

    Dave Miller, South High graduate and now United States Navy Band Brass Choir trombonist, arranged six songs performed at former Senator John McCain's memorial service.

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  • Get to Know...Board Profile

    Learn more about the elected members of the Fargo School Board! Click the link to get to know Brandi Aune.

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  • FPS Facilitates Three Task Forces

    Fargo Public Schools will be facilitating three task forces during this school year. Learn more about them in the Cabinet Column.

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  • Back-to-School Event for Staff

    More than 1,800 Fargo Public School District personnel gathered at the Scheels Arena on August 21 for the annual All Staff Back-to-School Event.

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  • 42-43 Club List

    The Fargo Public Schools Coaches Council would like to congratulate the graduated 2018 senior athletes who participated in two or more sanctioned sports during their four high school years at Davies, North, and South High Schools.

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  • Meal Account Information

    The Fargo Public Schools Nutrition Services Department provides breakfast and lunch to all students in the Fargo School District.

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  • FPS Scholarship Recipients

    The Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation administers a variety of scholarships every year.

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  • #InnovativeND Student Leadership Award Finalist

    Abrar Sharfi, South High School sophomore, is one of three finalists selected to receive the #InnovativeND Student Leadership award.

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  • Staff Recognition Awards Nominees

    Fargo Public Schools deeply values its more than 1,800 staff members who ensure our students receive a high quality education. To honor our employees, the District annually holds a Staff Recognition Program.

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  • 2018 Education First Global Ambassador Program

    Leah Juelke has been selected to join the 2018 Education First Global Ambassador program.

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  • Forensics Team National Qualifiers

    Students from North, Davies, and South High Schools have qualified for the 2018 Speech & Debate National Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this summer.

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  • Setting D Program

    The mission of the Fargo Public Schools is to educate and empower all students to succeed. Learn more about the Setting D program here.

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  • Celebrating Our 2017-18 Retirements

    Spring is around the corner, which means some Fargo Public Schools' staff are retiring. Take a moment to see the list of those retiring at the end of 2017-18 school year.

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  • SCHOOL CANCELLATION MAKE UP DAY CHANGE

    FPS will not hold classes on Thursday, April 26.

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  • State DECA Results

    Congratulations to the North, South, and Davies High School students who placed as State Champions at the 2018-19 ND State DECA Conference, March 11-13 in Bismarck. DECA is a leadership organization for students at the high school or college level with an interest in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.

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  • Coaching Permits and Renewals

    In the Fall of 2013, the North Dakota High School Activities Association (NDHSAA) began requiring a NDHSAA Coaching Permit for all coaches who work with athletes in grades 9 –12. The Fargo Public Schools certifies approximately 260 permitted coaches on April 1 of each year.

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  • ND State Assessment vs ACT Assessment

    Substituting ACT testing for high school State Assessments to track proficiency in math and English has been approved.

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  • Celebrate Music Education in March: Using Full Brain Power

    Did you know March is Music in Our Schools Month across the nation? Learn how music is shaping our minds.

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  • Developing a Strategic Budget

    Developing the District's budget is a continuous cycle. Learn about what impacts budget decisions.

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  • Practice Safe Texting

    Educating students about safe texting is a focus for SROs. Read this article to ensure students are practicing safe texting.

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  • 2019-20 Calendar Committee

    The Calendar Committee has met three times this year to develop a draft of the 2019-20 school calendar. But what happens during the creation process?

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  • Kindergarten Registration 2018-19

    Kindergarten registration is here! Are you ready to register your child?

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  • February SPED of the Month

    Special Educator of the Month program honors FPS staff members for the outstanding service they provide to students who receive special education services within the District. Click here to read about this month's winner.

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  • February is CTE Month!

    February is Career and Technical Education Month®. Read about CTE and how it is being celebrated in classrooms.

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  • Challenges Facing K-12 Education

    Fargo Public Schools educates more than 11,200 students. Learn about the challenges facing K-12 schools and how our educators work to make a difference

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  • 35th Annual Ice Skating Classic

    Skates were tied, students lined up, and the 35th Annual Clara Barton "Ice Skating Classic" began. This event brings together students, teachers, and spectators from the community, with hot chocolate to keep them warm.

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  • Professional Development Day

    Have you ever wondered what happens during Fargo Public Schools Professional Development Day? Get the inside scoop here.

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  • Vaccination Requirements

    Are your children (sixth grade, sophomores, and juniors) current on their vaccinations? Click this story headline to find out.

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  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Based Therapy (TF-CBT)

    FPS staff attended a workshop to learn ways students can learn to cope with TF-CBT. Read about what they learned!

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  • Summer Theater Opportunities

    Summer is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by theater involvement.

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  • Skills USA Students Wrap up the Holiday Season

    Best part of the holiday season is giving to others. The Skills USA students jumped on the opportunity to devote their time to give a little holiday cheer.

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  • Reading Support Continuum

    Everyone learns to read at a different pace. Learn ways that have been proven to help students absorb information.

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  • Student Store Shopping Spree

    Students from Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary School spent the afternoon shopping for holiday gifts. There was one rule: No Parents Allowed!

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  • Keeping Packages Safe

    With the holidays around the corner, you want to make sure packages arrive at your door. Here are some ways to ensure package safety.

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  • "Ringing" in the New Year

    First Graders at Washington Elementary Are Continuing the Annual Bell Ringing Tradition

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  • Arts for Life

    Learn How Involvement in the Arts is Important for a Student's Intellectual Growth

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  • Add+Vantage Math Discovery

    Providing the "Just Right" Instruction for Students in Math

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  • 42 Club List

    The Fargo Public Schools Coaches Council would like to congratulate the graduated 2017 senior athletes who participated in two or more sanctioned sports during their four high school years at Davies, North, and South High Schools.

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  • Benefits of Career Expos

    Learn more about the pros of attending career expos.

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  • Narcan Placed in Area Schools

    Fargo Cass Public Health has joined forces with all Cass County high schools and middle schools to increased community-wide prevention efforts in response to an opioid overdose emergency. All high schools and middle schools in Cass county will begin carrying narcan, a drug that reverses opioid overdose and saves lives.

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  • Roles of a School Counselor

    Learn more about the role your child's school counselor plays.

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  • Communication Tips from an SRO

    Communication in the digital age is an important skill to master. Learn more from Fargo Police Department Cultural Liaison Officer Vincent Kempf.

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  • American Education Week - November 13-17

    American Education week is an opportunity to celebrate public education. Learn more.

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  • State of the Schools Address

    Fargo Public Schools recently held our annual State of the Schools Address, along with a public focus group. Learn what took place and what news was shared from Fargo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schatz.

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  • Homeless Students

    There are homeless students within the Fargo Public Schools System. Learn the difficulties they face and how you can help.

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  • Impact of Social Media Posts

    Your online social media presence and posts can have a huge impact on your future - positively or negatively. Get some important advice from a School Resource Officer.

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  • Students Learn It's Important to BE KIND

    Students at Bennett ELementary learned the importance of being kind and showing respect to one another, with the help of students from Davies High School.

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  • FPS 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget

    Fargo Public Schools 2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget has been approved and submitted for certification. Get an overview of the General Fund numbers.

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  • ESSA Assessment Survey

    Fargo Public Schools is currently accepting feedback regarding the high school assessment tool selected to monitor student achievement as per ESSA requirements.

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  • Music & Art Collaborative Project

    The collaborative artwork of these Discovery Middle School students was inspired by classical music performed live in their classroom by world-class musicians.

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  • District Annual Report

    The Fargo Public Schools Annual Report highlights the comprehensive educational experience we provide all our students. Get an over view of this annual document.

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  • Student Wellness Support System

    Fargo Public Schools offers a multi-tiered system of support for our students, including for academics, behavior, social development, mental health, and more. Learn about our Student Wellness & Family Facilitators Program.

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  • FPS Coaching Longevity Awards

    FPS athletic coaches were honored recently for their years of service to our student athletes through the 2016-17 school year. Read the full list of honorees.

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  • FPS "Night Life"

    FPS School buildings don't typically close down at the end of the school day. Find out about the FPS Night Life in this feature story.

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  • North Dakota Teacher of the Year

    North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Kirsten Baesler and Governor Doug Burgum on Thursday named Leah Juelke, an English Language (EL) instructor at Fargo South High School, as the 2018 North Dakota Teacher of the Year. Juelke is a 2001 graduate of South High has taught at South since 2013. Click headline for the full announcement.

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  • Peer Relations with Impact

    This group of high school students is having a lasting and positive impact upon their South High peers. #FPSproud

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