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Students Research “How To Fix Indoor Recess”

With an average high temperature of 18 degrees in January, going outside for recess is not always appealing for students, or the recess supervisors.  Fourth graders in Mike Grant’s class from Jefferson Elementary had a discussion in class about indoor recess; the students suggested change was needed. They were then given a Project Based Learning…
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Summer Theater Opportunities At Trollwood

By Trollwood Performing Arts School Executive Director Kathy Anderson Trollwood Performing Arts School is a unique youth arts education and leadership organization that operates as a program of the Fargo Public Schools. We present performing and production arts learning opportunities for students ages 6 through graduated high school seniors. In 2018, Trollwood will offer 12…
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Fargo Public Schools Accepting Nominations For Staff Recognition Awards

Community members are invited to nominate a Fargo Public Schools teacher, administrator, or support staff member they feel is serving our students with excellence for consideration of a yearly recognition award. Nominations for Fargo Public Schools Teacher, Administrator, and Support Staff of the Year Awards will be accepted NOW through January 26. Online instructions, forms, and application process…
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Skills USA Students Shop For Those In Need

Volunteering free time to give to those in need has never felt more rewarding. South High Skills USA students and their advisor, Auto Instructor Tom Cross, partnered with Melody Staebner to create a memorable holiday season. As the Indian Education Coordinator for Fargo Public Schools, Staebner has close ties in the Native American community and…
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First Version State’s Interactive Dashboard Released

By FPS Associate Superintendent Dr. Robert Grosz   In November, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) released the first version of an interactive dashboard.  The release of the dashboard is Phase One of the NDDPI’s four-phased approach for data reporting under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Phase One release is aligned…
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