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    FPS is Hiring

    Be the Leader They Need! Fargo Public Schools is now hiring full-and part-time support staff positions including paraeducators, custodians, and food service workers. Learn more about these great opportunities to impact our community's youth and apply for a position today.

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    SchoolTalk - February 29

    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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    Summer School

    Registration for Fargo Public Schools' Summer School 2024 is open. FPS Summer School offers opportunities for students from elementary through high school to participate in programs focused on academics, athletics, arts, and more.

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    LRFP Community Engagement

    During this school year, Fargo Public Schools is working on updating its Long-Range Facility Plan. FPS has worked diligently to engage the public during this process, including creating a Steering Committee comprised of many FPS stakeholders with a vast array of differing voices and expertise. The Communications, Engagement, and Advocacy Committee of the Board of Education works to help facilitate this information to the community.

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  •  Todd Olson

    Tournament Time

    The beginning of February signals the beginning of preparations in the Activities Department for the numerous tournaments hosted locally each year at the end of the winter sports season. Read more about the upcoming state tournaments in this Feature Column by Director of Student Activities Todd Olson.

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    Increased Learning Opportunities

    FPS will feature an array of enriching academic program opportunities for the 2024-25 school year. These programs are meticulously designed to cater to a diverse range of learning styles and academic needs, ensuring every student in the District has access to an education that resonates with and empowers them. Read Dr. Gandhi's Cabinet Column to learn more.

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    Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten Registration for Fargo Public Schools is now open online. If your child turns 5 by July 31, 2024, they are eligible to attend school in the fall.

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    AD-Ventures

    AD-Ventures is a district publication intended to help families find activities for their children throughout our community. It is published on the first of each month during the school year (September through May).

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    FPS 2024 Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Eagles Elementary School Special Education Teacher Amanda Hetland on being named the Fargo Public Schools 2024 Teacher of the Year! Hetland has served as a special education teacher working with students with Autism at Eagles since 2017. She was a paraeducator at Eagles from 2014-17.

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  •  Dr. Denise Jonas

    CTE Month

    February is Career and Technical Education Month. CTE plays a pivotal role in preparing students with the mindset, skills, and knowledge needed to explore passion areas and envision their future. In an era of rapid technological advancements, global interdependence, and entrepreneurship, helping students make connections between what they learn in school to life beyond the classroom creates relevance and can save time and money for next steps after graduation. Read more about the importance of CTE and CTE programming available to FPS students in this Feature Column by Director of Career and Technical Education Dr. Denise Jonas.

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    The Cost of Inheritance

    Fargo-West Fargo Native American Education Education Program Coordinator Melody Staebner and Cultural Specialist Ricky White contributed to the documentary The Cost of Inheritance which premiered on PBS on January 8. In the documentary, Staebner and White discussed the generational trauma brought on by the forced enrollment of Native American children during the Native American Boarding School Era.

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    Trollwood Summer Registration

    Expect the Unexpected! Experience magic, explore passion, and expand potential at Trollwood Performing Arts School with summer performing arts classes and performance opportunities for students currently in Grades K-12. Trollwood summer registration is now open.

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    Community Friends

    Fargo Public Schools' Early Childhood Special Education program is seeking Community Friends to join its preschool classrooms for the afternoon sessions. Community Friends are typically developing peers who will join the ECSE classrooms alongside the students with developmental delays or disabilities. Students must be 4 years old by July 31, 2023 and pass a developmental screening to be eligible for the program. The program is free of charge for families, but parents must provide transportation.

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    2025-26 School Calendar

    The Calendar Committee will begin meeting in January to develop the 2025-2026 school calendar. To assist the Calendar Committee with its work, every other year a survey is issued to parents, staff, and students to gather their perceptions about questions/issues that impact the development of the school calendar. Read about the work of the Calendar Committee and view the results of the survey.

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    Homelessness

    The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act is a federal law created to support the enrollment and education of homeless students. McKinney-Vento is intended to provide homeless students the same educational opportunities as housed students by removing as many barriers to learning for homeless students as possible. Read more about our homeless data and messages from students experiencing homelessness.

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    EL Family Nights

    Held twice a month at Agassiz, English Learner Family Nights have become a staple, bringing together families, teachers, and students for a night of learning, connection, and joy. As the district proudly celebrates the success of the EL Family Nights, the most recent event, a holiday lights tour field trip, marked a milestone with a record-breaking attendance of 225 people. Read more about the EL Family Nights.

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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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  •  Dr. Rupak Gandhi

    AI in Education

    Artificial intelligence's role in education is multifaceted, promising to revolutionize how individuals approach learning. AI tools, from generative models like ChatGPT to predictive analytics, offer unparalleled opportunities in personalized learning, curriculum development, and operational efficiency. However, it's crucial to navigate this terrain with a clear understanding of both its potential and pitfalls. Read FPS Superintendent Dr. Rupak Gandhi's perspective on the developments in AI and their impact on education in this Cabinet Column.

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  •  Seth Holden

    Negotiations

    It was a longer than typical process, but the Fargo Board of Education and the Fargo Education Association came to an agreement on a two-year contract. Read more about the process and journey that the two sides took to reach the agreement in this Board Column by Negotiations Committee Chair Seth Holden.

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    Women in Leadership Award

    Congratulations to FPS Director of Standards-Based Instruction Dr. Liann Hanson on being named a finalist for the 2024 Women in School Leadership Award in the "Central Office / Principal" category! The winner will be announced at the AAASA Conference in February. This award acknowledges exceptional talent, creativity, and vision demonstrated by outstanding women educational administrators in public schools.

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