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Former Packer newspaper staff members Emma DeJong, left, and Abby Hammes address the West Fargo School Board Monday night to show their support for journalism instructor Jeremy Murphy. David Samson/The Forum

West Fargo students, WFEA support Murphy

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 The Leidal Education Center parking lot was full, and students, teachers, and parents filled every available space in the boardroom on Monday night to show their support for Jeremy Murphy. Murphy, an English teacher at West Fargo High School, was asked to step down from his role as advisor for the West Fargo high school student-run Packer newspaper last month for what has been described as a difference of philosophy with the district.


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