Featured District News

  • TPAS 2019 Summer Show Announcement

    Trollwood Performing Arts School Presents Freaky Friday, a new Disney Musical!

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  • UNITY Concert

    Various Fargo Public Schools were treated to a live premiere performance of "It's Time."

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  • SCHOOLTALK e-Newsletter - November 15 Issue

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

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  • Bruin Brains & Brawn Day

    South High School hosted a day filled with community service, testing, and thinking about the future. Read more about the day and how it contributed to the student's future.

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  • Special Education Procedural Handbook

    Fargo Public Schools has updated its Special Education Procedural Handbook.

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  • Campus Preview Day

    It's that time of the year when high school students are weighing their post-secondary options.

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  • Fargo South Speech and Debate 100 Club

    Congratulations to the Fargo South High School speech and debate teams for earning a membership in the National Speech and Debate Association's prestigious 100 Club!

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  • Cans for Cash

    During the month of November, the City of Fargo will partner with MinnKota Recycling to promote the 'Cans for Cash' Recycling Challenge.

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  • Building Compassionate Schools - October 25 Cabinet Column

    Fargo Public Schools participates in Building Compassionate Schools training. Find out which schools are taking part.

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  • Parents Replace Students for the Day

    Ever wonder what it would be like to skip work for the day and go back to sixth grade?

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  • Positive Impact of CTE on Students

    Career and Technical Education has a positive impact on student's success and helps prepare them for the workforce.

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  • FPS Receives Literacy Grant

    Fargo Public Schools was approved for the Striving Readers Comprehensive grant through the U.S. Department of Education.

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  • Sarah Storandt Named Girls Golf Coach of the year

    Congratulations to Sarah Storandt for being named Girls Golf Coach of the year.

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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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  • Madison Elementary School to Participate in CEP Meal Program

    We have exciting news for the 2018-19 school year! Madison Elementary is participating in a free breakfast and lunch meal program. Under this program, all students enrolled at Madison Elementary may participate in the School Breakfast and Lunch Program at no charge.

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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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  • Fargo Public Schools Recives ASBO Award

    The Board of Education of the City of Fargo has received the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting.

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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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  • ADK Scholarship Winner

    Anna Goffe, senior at North High School, has been selected as the recipient for the Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK) Scholarship.

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  • SPED of the Month

    Rachel Burcham from Bennett Elementary School has been selected as the May Special Educator of the Month.

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  • Student's Present Reader's Theater

    Their books were chosen and characters rehearsed. Amanda Boyeff's special needs class at Lincoln Elementary School performed Reader's Theater for their parents/guardians.

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  • Safe Summer Activities

    Summer is right around the corner! Learn ways your child can have fun in the sun in the safest way possible.

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  • Students SCUBA for School

    Eighth graders from Barry Olson and Linda Coon's science classes at Ben Franklin Middle School put on SCUBA gear and jumped into the pool for diving curriculum. These sessions were taught by Ben Franklin Middle School teacher and certified SCUBA instructor Jefri Jones

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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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  • YEA! "Shark Tank" Winner

    Zoe Bundy, Discovery Middle School seventh grader, won the Saunders Scholar award at the Fargo-Moorhead Chambers' Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) "Shark Tank" competition.

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  • SPED of the Month

    Abby Stauffer from Discovery Middle School has been selected as the April Special Educator of the Month.

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  • Word Cloud Winner

    Washington Elementary fourth grader Drew Burris participated in the North Dakota Reading Association's Young Writers Project and won at the state level with his Wonder word cloud.

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  • FBLA Students Place

    Students from Davies and North High Schools attended and placed during the 51st Annual Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Competition March 22-27 in Bismarck, N.D.

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  • Students Place at Regional Science Olympiad Competition

    Students from North High School, Davies High School, Ben Franklin Middle School, and Discovery Middle School attended and placed in the 2018 N.D. Regional Science Olympiad Competition in Valley City.

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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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  • Balancing Technology in Our Lives

    The relationship between technology and our kids is amazing, yet sometimes horrible. We all love technology, but at times I wish we didn’t have so much access.

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  • Kindergarten Registration 2018-19

    Fargo Public Schools is excited to welcome students to the kindergarten class of 2018-19 school year on August 23, 2018!

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  • Mathcounts Winners

    Congratulations to the students who participated and placed in the 2018 Cass County Mathcounts Competition.

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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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  • Teacher Announced as STEM Participant

    Cairra Pfau, fifth grade teacher from Longfellow Elementary School, has been selected to participate in an On the Farm STEM professional development by the American Farm Bureau Foundation.

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  • Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winners

    Congratulations to the students who participated and placed in the 95th Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Presented by the nonprofit organization the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, this is the longest-running, most prestegious scholarship and recognition program for creative students.

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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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  • Author Makes Elementary School Visits

    Elementary School Visits Bestselling children's author Ame Dyckman visited students at Washington, Ed Clapp, and Lincoln Elementary Schools on Wednesday, February 21 and Thursday, February 22. She read with students, and talked about the wonders of reading and writing.

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  • SPED of the Month

    Amanda Quintus from Davies High School has been selected as the March Special Educator of the Month.

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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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  • Lewis & Clark Elementary Presents Living Wax Museum

    Do you ever wonder what it would be like to live in the shoes of a famous scientist? Third, fourth, and fifth graders at Lewis & Clark Elementary did just that, and presented their findings to the public.

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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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  • Makerspaces Making Creative Impact

    Students at Discovery Middle School have been expressing their creativity using Makerspaces. With a dedicated space, their creativity is unstoppable.

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  • Kindergarten Registration 2018-19

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

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  • The Great Kindness Challenge

    Who knew something as simple as a compliment or a helping hand could spread so much kindness. The Great Kindness Challenge week at Ed Clapp showed there is no limit to kindness.

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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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  • Theme Music Comes to Life

    Theme music is something that only happens in the movies, right? Or in our dreams. Davies High School Music Instructors worked with a composer to make this dream a reality.

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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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  • SPED of the Month

    Jennifer Neznik from Washington Elementary has been selected as the December Special Educator of the Month.

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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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  • Training Young Reporters

    Mike Morken of Valley News Live shares the secrets of what it takes to be a successful reporter.

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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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  • Living Wax Museum

    Have you ever wanted to spend 15 minutes in someone else's shoes? The students at Kennedy Elementary donned some famous shoes for their Living Wax Museum.

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  • FPS Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School

    Longfellow Elementary was named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Only 3 schools in ND were so honored, and Longfellow is only the 4th Fargo Public School District school to received the prestigious achievement award.

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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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