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Fargo Public Schools Kindergarten Registration Is NOW OPEN

A new group of Kindergarteners will become familiar with chunky crayons, character backpacks, bus rides, and school lunches as they start their formal education with the Fargo Public Schools this coming August, when the next school year begins. It’s time to get those new students registered for school. Fargo Public Schools encourages all families who…
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School-Wide Ice Skating Competition

On your mark…get set…GO! No one missed out on this afternoon of winter fun on January 19, which was first hosted thirty-five years ago. Each winter, Clara Barton Elementary School holds an “Ice Skating Classic” event to provide its students with friendly competition while getting some outside exercise. On a sunny Friday afternoon, students in…
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What Happens On Professional Development Day?

By FPS Director of Standards-Based Instruction Jodell Teiken   On January 15, while students were sleeping in and hanging out with friends, teachers went to school. For the past three years specialists, middle school teachers, and high school teachers have met in course-alike groups on district Professional Development (PD) days. The day’s agenda is facilitated…
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Yoga Calm Meets Classrooms

Fargo students are getting ready for a day of learning through a new method: Yoga Calm. This meditation activity serves as a way to increase student’s focus on breathing, relaxing, and being in the moment. Student Wellness and Family Facilitator Sarah Bernstrom and Jefferson Elementary Guidance Counselor Laura Sokolofsky have implemented the Yoga Calm program…
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Supporting Students And Families Cognitive Behavioral Intervention For Trauma In Schools

By Fargo Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Dr. Rachael Agre With the support of the Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth (TCTY), 11 Fargo Public Schools staff were able to attend a two-day focused workshop on Trauma Focused Cognitive Based Therapy on January 11-12, 2018. What is Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)? TF-CBT is a child and…
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