North’s Michelle Bertsch Named FPS Teacher Of The Year

North High School math teacher Michelle Bertsch was named FPS “Teacher of the Year” Tuesday afternoon during a surprise announcement in the Sparta Commons. Read the letter of nomination. Read the press release on Bertsch’s award.

Fighting The Spice Wars

When a new drug comes along, it often flourishes in secrecy until public awareness and the laws both catch up.  Synthetic marijuana – also known as ‘K2’ or ‘Spice’ – and the people who distribute it have been enjoying such a luxury. If this is the first time you’ve heard of the drug, don’t worry…
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North, South Hockey Teams Raise Over $6,200 For DMF

The Fargo North and South Hockey teams presented a check to Dakota Medical Foundation this week for $6,275.60. The money was raised during the teams’ 2nd Annual “Stick it to Cancer” benefit event in early February. DMF will use the funds for its “Lend-A-Hand” initiative, which assists people experiencing a medical crisis. The one-day fundraiser…
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“Blue Thunder” Hood Art Contest Winner Announced

The winning design has been chosen for the hood of the Blue Thunder Nissan Maxima SRO police car.  The winner is Zachary Kraft, North High School.  His design was selected as the winner from 14 total entries, and will be adapted for use on the hood art for Blue Thunder. Honorable mentions included Alex Gackle,…
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The Powerful Role Of The Bystander

Bullying situations usually involve more than the bully and the victim. They also involve bystanders—those who watch bullying happen, or hear about it. An important new strategy for bullying prevention focuses on the powerful role of the bystander. Depending on how bystanders respond, they can either contribute to the problem or to the solution. Bystanders…
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