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Ease of use key for new school names

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In the end, Florenz Bjornson may have just been too hard to say and spell.

Ease of use and the proximity to Veterans Boulevard instead were deciding factors Monday for the West Fargo school board's choice in naming its new schools.


After an unofficial table vote left things split 3-3, board president Ben Koppelman broke the tie in favor of naming West Fargo's middle school Liberty. Earlier, Freedom Elementary school received unanimous support from the board.

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