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Coaching Permits And Renewals

By FPS Student Activities & Programs Director Todd Olson   NDHSAA Coaching Permit Requirements 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…
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Students Present Teddy Bears To Local Fire And Police Departments

Oftentimes all you need is a teddy bear to hug and make you feel better. First grade students in the Gifted and Talented program at Lewis & Clark wanted to make sure local children in crisis situations receive comfort, so they decided to host a teddy bear drive. The students made a donation presentation of…
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North Dakota State Assessment Vs ACT Assessment For High School Students

 By Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Schatz   Over the past four years, the status of the mandated North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA) has been evolving and changing with the transition from the former “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) law to the newly reauthorized “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA). This bipartisan measure reauthorizes the 50-year-old Elementary and…
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Children’s Author Makes School Visits

Writing books and creating illustrations is work – but it’s also a lot of fun to let your imagination soar, as these young readers found out! Bestselling children’s author Ame Dyckman visited kindergarten through second graders at Washington Elementary, Ed Clapp Elementary, and Lincoln Elementary Schools on February 21 and 22. She read books with…
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Celebrate Music Education In March: Using Full Brain Power

By Fargo Public Schools Curriculum Specialist Denese Odegaard  March is Music in Our Schools Month across the nation. Over the last few decades, neuroscientists have been studying the effects of music on the brain and have discovered just how much activity goes on in our brains when we engage in music, as well as listening…
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