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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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School-Wide Ice Skating Competition

On your mark…get set…GO! No one missed out on this afternoon of winter fun on January 19, which was first hosted thirty-five years ago. Each winter, Clara Barton Elementary School holds an “Ice Skating Classic” event to provide its students with friendly competition while getting some outside exercise. On a sunny Friday afternoon, students in…
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