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Social Media And Your Future

By School Resource Officer Amy Kingzett Every year, the Discovery Middle School Library Media Specialist and I teach a digital citizenship class on ethical use of social media, a subject called Risky Online Relationships, to all of the 8th Graders at Discovery Middle School.  The kids always bring up interesting class discussions, to say the…
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It’s Important To BE KIND

In a World Where You Can Be Anything – Be Kind By Amy Balluff, School Counselor at Bennett Elementary Bennett Elementary School held their annual Kindness Retreat with their fourth and fifth grade students on October 3. Each grade-specific retreat was a half day event, run by Bennett Counselor Amy Balluff with help from Davies…
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2017-18 Fiscal Year Budget Overview

By Broc Lietz, Fargo Public Schools Business Services Manager On September 26, 2017, the Board of Education provided final budget approval for the 2017–18 general fund operating budget. Business Services has since provided the budget to the Cass County Auditor’s office for certification, which is the final step in the fiscal year budget process. The…
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State Of The Schools Address And Public Focus Group

The community is invited to hear about Fargo’s public school district and to provide input regarding the direction for public education in Fargo through participation in a focus group. WHAT:            2017 State of the Schools Address and Public Focus Group WHEN:            Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. WHERE:           Discovery…
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Colors Of The Wind

“Can you paint all the colors of the wind?” Sixth grade visual art students at Discovery Middle School are probably closer than the rest of us to answering the thought-provoking question posed by songwriters Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz in the lyrical ballad All the Colors of the Wind from the Walt Disney movie Pocahontas.…
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