A Winter Tradition

No matter the outdoor temperature at the time of this wintertime activity, it is always well attended – because no one wants to miss out on an afternoon of fun! (Just don’t tell the students they are also learning good sportsmanship and getting lots of exercise!) Thirty-four years ago, Clara Barton Elementary School held a…
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Today’s “Fun” Creates Tomorrow’s Engineers

By Julia Warner, Fargo Public Schools Gifted Services Instructor at Bennett Elementary This school year, Bennett Elementary started a LEGO Robotics Club for fourth and fifth grade students. Club members are using electronic sensors, components, and online software applications with the LEGO MINDSTORM EV3 kits to learn how to operate robots. The students are learning…
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Real Or Plastic?

The question comes up from time to time on whether or not Fargo Public Schools Nutrition Services should use silverware or plastic utensils with their food service meals. So the department decided to run a trial study at one of the District’s schools. By Cindy Hogenson, Fargo Public Schools Nutrition Services Director Currently, all cafeterias within…
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Crafting 2018-19 School Calendar

By Fargo Public Schools Associate Superintendent Dr. Robert Grosz Last week, Fargo Public Schools high school seniors, parents, and staff members received an email asking them to take part in the 2018–19 school year Calendar Committee survey. Although the 2018–19 school year seems like a long time into the future, Fargo Public Schools strives to…
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It’s Tournament Time!

If it’s February, that means it’s high school “tournament time” for the region. Check out the recent changes to two upcoming Fargo tournaments. By Fargo Public Schools Student Activities District Director Todd Olson The beginning of February signals the beginning of preparations in the Activities Department for the numerous tournaments that we host in Fargo at…
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