A Night In Uniform

Student’s effort on the diamond draws cheers, support Although last Friday’s (May 6) North High varsity home baseball game was an otherwise ordinary one for the Spartan sluggers, it was a very special experience for one Ben Franklin Middle School student. Fourteen-year-old Lucas Hankel, who is a special education student at Ben Franklin Middle School,…
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Centennial Receives $40,000 Grant

Centennial Elementary has been named the recipient of a $40,000 Toolbox for Education grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.  The funds will be used to replace and expand playground equipment on one of the school’s playgrounds. The improvements are designed to enhance the health and fitness levels of Centennial’s 3rd, 4th, and 5th…
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School Improvement Survey Ends This Friday

Five days remain for you to tell us how we’re doing!  The District has the School Improvement Survey posted on its website through the end of the day Friday, open to all parents of students in the Fargo Public Schools. The purpose of the survey (administered to separate groups of students, staff, and parents) is to collect…
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Ben Franklin Students Groove To “Let’s Move”

Over 700 students at Ben Franklin Middle School took part in a national fitness exercise earlier this week.  The “Let’s Move! Flash Workout” was a high-charged, five-minute fitness routine simultaneously executed in select schools across the country as a part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to curb childhood obesity. Physical education instructor Theresa Gravdahl…
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Your Student: Safe In The Summer Time

The summer is almost here, and the kids are looking forward to a break from school, a vacation, or other activities warm weather and free time have to offer. While this is the dream time of every teenager, this is the nightmare time for most of the parents. I have to say that parents have…
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