West Fargo staff reports
Chad Clark has accepted the position as the principal for Deer Creek Elementary School, which will open in fall 2019. Clark holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Dakota, a Master's in Educational Leadership from the University of North Dakota, and a Bachelor's in Elementary Education from Mayville State University. Clark started his career in education in 2002 as a classroom teacher at Emerado Public School. He moved into his first administrative role in 2009, when he was chosen to serve as
Special Events Movie of the Month: Call for title: 1 p.m. Thursday. Free admission and popcorn. Technology Class Intro to Gmail and Google Drive: 1 p.m. Wednesday. Learn the basics of using two of the most popular Google apps - Gmail and Google Drive. Come prepared with a Gmail account, Gmail address, and password. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library's laptops. Registration is required. Call (701) 433-5460.
The second week in August 1973 the Pioneer ran a small item on the front page inviting all West Fargo School District parents to the first meeting of the West Fargo Packer Backers. On the same page was a photo of Superintendent August Keller, Packer Backer Floor Fund chairman Jon Arntson and three local bankers inspecting the new flooring for the High School gymnasium. The Packer Backers have numerous contributions to a variety school activities for many years.
Leah Green and Jamie Svor have each accepted a special education coordinator position with West Fargo Public Schools. Green holds a Master's in Special Education from the University of North Dakota and a Bachelor's in Special Education from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She started her career in education in 2007 as a special education teacher for Lake Park Audubon Public Schools. In 2008, Green accepted a special education teaching position for Moorhead Public schools and worked in the district until coming to West Fargo Public Schools in 2014.
Senior adults are welcome to join others at any listed locations to socialize and remain physically active. Meals served 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at Faith Lutheran Church and West Fargo High Rise. Sign up by calling (701) 356-2047 at least 24 hours prior. $4 donation, if able. Free walking track Monday through Friday at Rustad Recreation Center. Pickleball 8-11 a.m. Senior Steppers (Senior Walking Program) 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Thursday, Aug. 9 8:45 a.m. Bone Builders at Rustad Recreation Center
Mustangs Koby Pearson-Bortle Pearson-Bortle was selected to play as a defensive end and helped the East defeat the West 35-12 in the 11-man Shrine Bowl all-star football game on Saturday, July 14, at Sid Cichy Stadium. The West Fargo Sheyenne graduate and Bemidji State commit had a couple tackles including a tackle for loss in the game. Packers Tanner Zepeda
This summer, students from across the country have come to the North Dakota State University ta to participate in a ten-week intensive Research Experience for Undergraduates program where they learn how to research and develop software for attacking, defending and detecting attacks against cyber-physical systems like robots and industrial controllers for water and power, including West Fargo native Nicholas Snell.
Senior adults are welcome to join others at any listed locations to socialize and remain physically active. Meals served 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at Faith Lutheran Church and West Fargo High Rise. Sign up by calling (701) 356-2047 at least 24 hours prior. $4 donation, if able. Free walking track Monday through Friday at Rustad Recreation Center. Pickleball 8-11 a.m. Senior Steppers (Senior Walking Program) 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Thursday, August 2 8:45 a.m. Bone Builders at Rustad Recreation Center
Special Events Libraries Rock! Closing Celebration: 6:30-8 p.m.Jack and Kitty, an Emmy Award winning vaudeville duo playing jug band folk music, who will help wrap up a summer of reading. Free and open to all. Regular Events Friday Morning Movie — "Finding Nemo": 10:30 a.m. Friday. A showing of a fun and family friendly movie. Free popcorn. Genealogy: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Bring projects or just ask questions.
In the summer of 1988 the West Fargo School District was engaged in district-wide asbestos abatement and renovation project. The old high school was being prepared to house 920 middle-schoolers. By the beginning of August, the asbestos removal component of the project at the soon to be Middle School was six weeks behind schedule.