Looking Ahead To The Dedication Of Davies High School

Opening a new elementary school because of growth is a relatively common occurrence.  In the past few years the south side of our community has grown by approximately 85 students a year.  If we build an elementary school to house five sections per grade level, we would expect to open a new elementary school every…
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Students: A “New” New Year’s Eve Opportunity

Planning for “Fargo Snow Bash 2010” is underway! Students in grades 9-12 from Fargo North, South, Davies, Woodrow Wilson, Shanley and Oak Grove are invited to the Edgewood Golf Course Chalet to welcome in the New Year.  Snow Bash activities will include sledding, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, a Guitar Hero video game competition and door prizes. …
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Digital Drugs

Picture this:  a teenager with an MP3 player, wearing headphones, listening to a certain type of music – getting high off the sound of the music.  Sounds crazy, right?  Actually, there IS a phenomenon out there called “digital drugs” or “I-dosing.”  A few weeks ago, I was talking to an elementary principal who asked me…
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The Winds Of Change

The continued growth of the District’s south side student population has given life to rumors surrounding an adjustment of existing school boundaries.  At one elementary building – Kennedy – this issue is particularly prevalent, as that building no longer functions at its original designed capacity. Here are four of the most common rumors we’re aware…
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NEA Promotes American Education Week

We are proud to follow the lead of NEA this week in focusing attention on the people who dedicate their lives to assuring that all children have the best opportunities to maximize their potential.  FPS expresses this idea in its mission statement as follows:  Students will be self-reliant people of sound character who have highly…
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