kid at table making crafts

Makerspaces: Expanding Creativity

Students at Discovery Middle School have been expressing their creativity using a Makerspace. This opportunity was made possible by Library Media Specialist Patricia Donat and her interest in the Makerspace movement. Makerspaces are community centers with tools, opening students up to design, engineering, fabrication, and education. Three years ago, Donat created the school’s Makerspace in…
Read More

rows of colorful paper chains

Great Kindness Challenge Week

Who knew something as simple as a compliment or a helping hand could spread so much kindness? All students and staff from Ed Clapp Elementary – as well as representatives from Bethel Church, Adopt-A-School Partner Essentia Health, and James Carlson Library – filled the Ed Clapp gymansium on January 29 in completion of a competition…
Read More

cars lined up outside with students looking in

February Is CTE Month – Explore It! Dream It! Do It!

By Cass County CTE Center Director Dr. Denise Jonas Career and Technical Education Month® (CTE) is an annual public awareness campaign held across the nation to celebrate the accomplishments of Career and Technical Education programs, instructors, and students. CTE Month® gives programs the platform and opportunity to demonstrate ways in which CTE contributes to college…
Read More

education word bubble graphic

Challenges Facing K-12 Education

  By Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Schatz Each year I speak publicly at various events about the Fargo Public Schools. These presentations contain basic facts about the district as well as identify some of the challenges facing the district. Most recently I spoke at an event hosted by the Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo Chamber of…
Read More

girl staring intently at paper

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…
Read More