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Community support helping NDSU's Morlock deal with the death of his father
Dig the Cure on Thursday
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
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Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Ruth E. Anderson
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July 1, 2015
West Fargo may be facing not one but two referendums
Instead of asking the public to approve one giant bond referendum for buildings this fall, the school district here might consider sending the issue to voters in two parts. The Long Range Facilities Planning Committee started looking at how it might build more buildings in two...
July 1, 2015 - 5:38am
June 24, 2015
Community planning committee meets tonight about school buildings
The community based committee tasked with planning the future of West Fargo School buildings will be narrowing down possible scenarios at its third meeting today. The roughly 40-person Long Range Facility Planning Committee is scheduled to come up with two different building scenarios...
June 24, 2015 - 3:28pm
June 10, 2015
Flowers: Summer an important part of schooling in the community
I and many educators wish we had a dollar for every time we are asked this question. With graduation of nearly 500 students on May 31, many people...
June 10, 2015 - 2:30am
May 13, 2015
Flowers: District celebrates its teachers
Every year, we take extra time during Teacher Appreciation Week to celebrate the wonderful educators that have chosen to share their talents with West Fargo Public Schools. Teacher Appreciation Week 2015 was May 4-8. This year, we started celebrating early with one of our school...
May 13, 2015 - 1:46pm
May 6, 2015
Written rules lacking for teacher-student communication
There are no policies in place in the West Fargo public school districts to address when it is appropriate for teachers to communicate with students...
May 6, 2015 - 11:00am
April 8, 2015
Flowers: Long-range planning looks to address school growth
West Fargo Public Schools thought that the 2014-15 school year might be one where board members and administrators could rest from the constant growth and construction planning that have driven us for the past four years. With Legacy Elementary due to open in the fall of 2015, we...
April 8, 2015 - 3:36am
March 11, 2015
Flowers: West Fargo district studies cultural proficiency
This year, a group of administrators formed a Diversity Study Council. The short-term focus of the group was to complete a book study, Cultural Proficien-cy: A Manual for School Leaders (Corwin: 3rd Edition, by Lindsey, Robins and Terrel, 2009). The longer term focus is to form a...
March 11, 2015 - 11:45am
February 10, 2015
Flowers: Continued growth in schools equals continued challenges
During the Jan. 26 school board meeting, the board received a report from RSP and Associates showing West Fargo Public Schools continuing to grow at a rate of 500 to 600 students per year for the next 10 years. At a workshop this month, the board will discuss next steps, given these...
February 10, 2015 - 3:24pm
January 13, 2015
West Fargo school officials study grade configurations
The West Fargo School District may one day do away with its system of having most kindergarten classes at just one or two facilities and configure all of its elementary schools as kindergarten through fifth grade. It’s a configuration that can’t be done right away, as the district...
January 13, 2015 - 4:23pm
Flowers: Gearing up for ND legislative session
The School Board’s Community Relations and Advocacy Committee recently organized a breakfast meeting with representatives and senators from the legislative districts that encompass West Fargo Public Schools. This meeting allowed School Board members to become acquainted with new...
January 13, 2015 - 3:00pm
December 24, 2014
Flowers' shop: During breaks from leading schools, superintendent enjoys woodworking
For hours on weekends, the purr of power tools and a wood lathe can be heard from behind garage doors where chips flutter away from the hands...
December 24, 2014 - 10:27am
November 11, 2014
Flowers: AVID helps open doors for students
AVID, a nationally-recognized college readiness system, is an acronym for Achievement Via Individual Determination. West Fargo Public Schools chose to implement AVID because of its strong alignment to all three of the district’s strategic plan goals: All WFPS students will...
November 11, 2014 - 4:51pm
September 9, 2014
Flowers: Mental Health Initiative needs to be priority of community
Administration from Fargo Public Schools, Moorhead Area Public Schools and West Fargo Public Schools were informed during a Sept. 4 news conference that our school districts were chosen as recipients of a $95,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The grant funds will be used...
September 9, 2014 - 5:32pm
November 12, 2013
WF growth continues to challenge district
By Dr. David Flowers, Superintendent, West Fargo Public Schools What an exciting time to live in West Fargo, and be serving West Fargo Public Schools! Five years ago, there were fewer than 7000 students. Today, our enrollment comes in just over 8500. Most of our growth is at the...
November 12, 2013 - 11:23am
November 30, 2011
West Fargo School Board: Flowers receives high marks after first year
Dr. David Flowers has accomplished quite a lot since being hired as West Fargo Public Schools' superintendent on April 30, 2010. After his...
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am