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Elden E. Theurer
William "Billy" Bolken
Janice E. Molstad
Eric N. Sayler
West Fargo Public Schools
May 25, 2016
School board increases high school activities fees by 25 percent
The West Fargo School Board voted to increase activity participation fees to levels similar to other school districts in the state during its meeting Monday, May 23. The fee for high school activities at West Fargo and Sheyenne high schools will jump from $40 to $50 and the middle...
May 25, 2016 - 8:43pm
May 11, 2016
West Fargo officials say students selling, using fentanyl in schools a 'crisis'
West Fargo high school students may be using fentanyl in school, and some may be dealing the potent and potentially deadly drug, police and school...
May 11, 2016 - 4:57am
May 6, 2016
West Fargo officials say students selling, using fentanyl in schools a ‘crisis’
WEST FARGO – West Fargo high school students may be using fentanyl in school, and some may be dealing the potent and potentially deadly drug,...
May 6, 2016 - 6:48pm
September 29, 2015
In a first, area high school game postponed for Muslim holiday
WEST FARGO – A boys soccer match between two metro high schools scheduled for Thursday night was postponed so some West Fargo players could...
September 29, 2015 - 4:14pm
August 19, 2015
Enrollments up, as expected
WEST FARGO – After registration week ended Friday, West Fargo schools is expecting to see 400 new faces when school starts next week. Preliminary registration at West Fargo Schools tallied a total of 9,485 in grades one through 12, according to district spokeswoman Heather Konschak. Enrollment...
August 19, 2015 - 6:15am
June 13, 2012
WF Education Foundation gets new lease on life
A nonprofit organization that has been dormant for more than a decade got a jumpstart Monday at the West Fargo School Board meeting. Spurred by "a group of spirited and ambitious supporters of West Fargo public education," the West Fargo Education Foundation received the unanimous...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
WF school board, parks to partner on project
West Fargo Public Schools and West Fargo Parks are joining forces in hopes of avoiding redundancy with the close proximity of proposed playgrounds. During a school board meeting Monday at West Fargo High School, board members voted 5-0 to approve a resolution to cooperate with West...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
'Amazingly accomplished educator' honored in West Fargo
Lured under the guise of a "secret meeting" in the Cheney Middle School theater, teachers filed in early Thursday morning before classes to get...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 5, 2012
Noonan named WFPS Teacher of the Year
At a surprise recognition ceremony this morning, one of the district's teachers was honored with a very special award. Andrea Noonan, an 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher at Cheney Middle School, was named the 2012-13 West Fargo Teacher of the Year. Noonan has been a Language Arts...
April 5, 2012 - 9:01am
March 28, 2012
Have no fear, 'super bids' are here
By Tyler Shoberg There was only one way to describe the construction bids received for Liberty Middle School: super. "This is great news...those are some super bids," member Karen Nitzkorski said Monday during a meeting of the West Fargo School Board. Indeed, if all goes as...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
School Menus (March 28, 2012)
West Fargo Schools BREAKFAST (Fruit or juice, milk choice daily) Wednesday, March 28: Cereal & toast, OR cinnamon roll. Thursday, March 29: Cereal & toast OR breakfast pizza. Friday, March 30: Cereal & toast OR cinnamon squares. Monday, April 2: Cereal & toast OR min pancakes...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Kiefer to run for reelection
The three open West Fargo School Board seats on the June 12 primary now have two candidates gunning for them. Early Tuesday morning, Business Manager Mark Lemer said incumbent Kay Kiefer officially filed her paperwork with the school district to run for reelection. The deadline...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
'Shoot for the stars'
If the city of West Fargo is going to build a new community center, they might as well go big. At least that seems to be the conclusion of city officials after a joint meeting of the City Commission, School Board, and Park Board last Wednesday at the public works building in northern...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
New school boundary plan gets nod
It's been just two years, but with a burgeoning district, West Fargo Public Schools already is looking to change its boundaries. The school board unanimously approved to accept a proposed plan by the Boundary and Demographics Advisory Committee, which was comprised of district staff,...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 11, 2012
Ease of use key for new school names
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...
January 11, 2012 - 12:00am