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March 11, 2014
The Packer Weekly: Lexi Berg flourishes in the Big Apple
With a population of more than 8.3 million, it is sometimes a wonder to some why people continue to flock to the crowded concrete jungle of New York City. After spending a summer in the city with her mother, Alixandria Berg found more than enough reason to leave Fargo for New York. Berg’s...
March 11, 2014 - 4:57pm
February 25, 2014
The Packer Weekly: Area school teachers make accommodations for absences
Classroom 211H soon begins to fill with students a minute before the bell. Students notice English teacher Candice Paczkowski is not in the room. In her place is a substitute teacher. For the first week of January this was common for Paczkowski’s class. She said she has met some...
February 25, 2014 - 3:51pm
January 28, 2014
The Packer Weekly: Racing sets Johnson in motion
Four year old Savanna Johnson’s heart beat loudly the first time her mother, Erica Schatz, stood with her in the dirty pit of a race track, listening to the loud rumble of passing race cars. She squinted though the dirt flying in the air to watch her soon-to-be stepdad, Donny Schatz,...
January 28, 2014 - 3:30pm
January 21, 2014
Packer Weekly: Dangerous birth defect goes unnoticed for 17 years
By Elsa Bollinger Senior Aubrey Wagar has been living the past 17 years of her life cheating paralysis. Everything Aubrey did risked her life, and no one knew until last fall. If it was not for a trip to Aubrey’s orthodontist for braces, she would still be living in danger every...
January 21, 2014 - 11:37am
January 7, 2014
The Packer Weekly: FCCLA: students making a difference
By Nicole Johnson Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a group in the school that is dedicated to volunteering and keeping the essence of family apparent through all of their actions. Junior Marisa Pacella, who is the President of not only West Fargo’s FCCLA...
January 7, 2014 - 3:57pm
December 17, 2013
The Packer Weekly: Teacher salaries ranked near top of state
By Elsa Bollinger and Logan Ahern With the ever-changing West Fargo Public School District, eighth grade history teacher and member of the negotiation team, Tim Scully, thinks it is his opportunity to continually improve teacher salary schedules for the upcoming school year. Scully...
December 17, 2013 - 1:14pm
November 12, 2013
Packer Weekly: West Fargo takes the next step in 21st Century learning
By Brittany Rheault The term ‘21st Century skills’ has taken further action throughout schools and educational plans. In past years leading up to today, it was almost uncommon for a family to own numerous ‘smart’ devices. With these new changes, schools are attempting to...
November 12, 2013 - 11:26am
November 6, 2013
Packer Weekly: Senior signed into Air Force
By Chelsey Cressman On the morning of Sept. 11th, senior Zachery Tenold looked at the American flag at the corner of the North Dakota Air Guard meeting room, and he realizes the significance of what he was about to do. He was preparing to be sworn into the Air Force. Tenold thought...
November 6, 2013 - 9:11am
October 22, 2013
Packer Weekly: Schools unite through German Club t-shirts
By Elsa Bollinger In the past, the only colors seen in the West Fargo community include green and white. With a new high school in the making, this has all changed. Now not only do green and white have a meaning, but so does Sheyenne High School’s blue and orange. The situation...
October 22, 2013 - 3:23pm
October 15, 2013
Packer Weekly: Innovation Hour generates change
By Brittany Rheault A new school-wide experience began Wednesday as students gathered during second period to meet with the randomly selected members of their groups, collaborating to form a project to help the school and community. The project is named ‘Innovation Hour’ and...
October 15, 2013 - 3:01pm
October 1, 2013
Packer Weekly: Fuel up to Play 60 brings in Toby Gerhart
Fuel Up to Play 60 has been an active group in the West Fargo halls for three years and this year they were able to bring in a special guest for the students, Minnesota Viking running back Toby Gerhart. Students wrote an essay for the chance to get the famous football player to the...
October 1, 2013 - 2:52pm
September 11, 2013
Packer Weekly: Fremsted enters proud to be a Packer
By Bailey Johnson First year West Fargo Principal Jennifer Fremsted sits in her new office bursting with excitement, thinking about the new school year ahead. She can’t hold back raving about the next nine months. “Everyone knew that I wanted to become a higher rank principal...
September 11, 2013 - 10:23am