Upcoming Events

  • -May- 

    May 24: 3rd Grade Field Trip to Chahinkapa Zoo in Wahpeton  

    May 27: No School

    May 28: Field Day!

    May 30: Last Day of School

Legacy Elementary School News

  •  Star

    Legacy Families and Friends!

    Welcome to the 4th Annual Legacy Elementary 100th Day TO School!  We want to build momentum and excitement towards this day and have a fun way to do so. Your son/daughter will be bringing home a LEADERS BINGO sheet that focuses on many of the “Big Rocks” we have worked on throughout this year at Legacy. Things such as Reading, Math, Writing, 7 Mindsets, Being Active/Fitness/Healthy Choices, P & the 4 C’s (Perseverance, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking), and Exploration/Creative type activities!

    We are hoping Legacy students will countdown the days on the 100 day countdown sheet until we start up again in August. Also look to complete as many of the activities on our Leaders Bingo sheet throughout the summer. Teachers will then be collecting these on the first day back on August 28th. They will look to showcase what has been done throughout the summer be it one square filled out, a regular BINGO of some sort or a BLACKOUT BINGO!! This will be a great way to team build as we start a new year together and to reinforce these "Big Rocks" as we call them here at Legacy. These Leadership Challenges, Academic/Life Skills, and Creative ideas do not stop and start with the beginning and end of our school year. We want these Habits and Mindsets to go not just through the school year, but through the summer and stay with our students throughout their lives! 

    One other note - for those students that end up completing every square on the Leadership BINGO sheet throughout the summer, thus a Blackout BINGO…we will be looking to have a Leadership Lunch with Mr. Markusen and Mr. Helm in the fall next year. Date and logistics yet to be determined. Hopefully we have a huge number of students in each grade level that earn this celebration! Please plan to bring those back to your homeroom teacher at the start of next year!


    Thanks everyone!

    Jason Markusen

    Principal- Legacy Elementary

    Leaders Bingo

    100 Day Countdown




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  • Books

    Library Books Due!

    Please return ALL library books by May 20th.  Thanks!



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  • Bookmarks

    Bookmark Contest Winners!

    Congratulations to the following students/staff:

    Landon R (Grade 2)

    Eva L (Grade 4)

    Kali S (Grade 5)

    Miss W (Staff)



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  • Field Day

    Legacy Field Day 

    What is it?

    Field Day is a chance for all of our students to get outside and enjoy some physical activity. Students will be outside for 80 minutes in the morning and afternoon participating in different stations that involve chalk, an obstacle course, and tons of fun! Volunteers would help run various stations and manage students as they rotate between locations.

    When is Field Day?

    Tuesday, May 28 (In case of bad weather, Field Day would be moved to May 29)

    4-5: 8:20 AM – 9:40 AM

    2-3: 9:40 AM – 11:00 AM

    K-1: 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM

    Interested in Volunteering?

    The link below will take you to the WFPS background check. This must be completed if it is your first time volunteering or if you have not completed the form in the past (Can take up to 2 weeks).




    Link to sign up as a volunteer for the 2019 Legacy Field Day




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  • Nurse

    Medication Reminder!

    If your child has any medication in the office, it will need to be picked up before May 30th.  Any remaining medication will be disposed of.  Medication will NOT be sent home with the student.


    If your child is attending summer school at another location and will be needing the medication during summer school, parents/guardians are required to bring the medication to that location themselves.


    If you have any questions, please email Nurse Rachael.





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  • Bus

    Legacy School Book Drive

    Help support The Little Red Reading Bus by donating new or gently used books May 13-24! Look for the large RED book drop by the front office.



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  • STB

    School Tool Box

    You can now order your School Tool Box for the 2019-2020 school year! Here is some important info to keep in mind:

    1. School Tool Boxes are only available to order online. There will not be extras available for purchase.
    2. You have to order by the dates listed on the flyer to take advantage of the discounted prices.
    3. Be sure to choose your child’s school Legacy OR Deer Creek. Which ever school you order under is where they will be shipped and need to be picked up from.
    4. Your boxes will be delivered to your school and available in your child’s classroom on Back to School Night in August.
    5. Double check the grade when ordering. Be sure to enter the grade that your child will be in for the 2019-2020 school year.
    6. Let us do the shopping for you AND feed kids in need in the process!  1 Box = 1 Meal.
    7. Visit www.schooltoolbox.com to place your order.



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  • Box Tops

    Box Tops

    We have some great news to share! The grade that clips the most Box Tops will have their teachers compete in a soccer shoot-out with the gym teachers! This is going to be so much fun!

    Box Tops Sheet



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  • Join the PTO

    PTO Volunteers Needed!

    During our May PTO Meeting, the following positions were elected:

    President - Charisse Aslakson 

    Treasurer - Deb Klein

    Communications Director - Shannon Apostle 

    We are seeking volunteers to fill the Vice-President and Secretary/Co-Secretary positions. We also have many chair positions available - fundraiser chair, Box Tops chair and multiple event chairs. Please reach out to a board member or send an email to legacyelementary.pto@gmail.com if you are interested in helping out.



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  • Lions

    Marky in the Morning!

    You can now watch Marky injavascript:; the Morning online! You don't want to miss this!

    4/26 Special Edition

    4/3 Episode

    2/13 Episode

    2/8 Episode

    NEW EPISODE! (11/19)



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School-Based Sealant Program

  • Seal! ND School-Based Fluoride Varnish and Dental Sealant Program

    In 2012, The North Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program (OHP) implemented the Seal! ND School-based Fluoride Varnish and Dental Sealant Program. Public health dental hygienists visit schools two times a year (fall and spring) and provide direct preventive services, under standing orders of a dentist which include: oral health education, a screening, dental sealant and fluoride varnish application. A parent/guardian signed consent form is required to participate in the Seal! ND fluoride varnish and dental sealant program.

    Services are provided to schools that are recognized as being in need by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (DPI). Students attending pre-kindergarten through 12th grade (depending upon the school) with parent/guardian consent are eligible to receive the free oral health services. A goody bag consisting of a result sheet (what the child had done), toothbrush, toothpaste and floss will be provided to each child that is seen. In the West Fargo area, Maple Family Dental will be providing the services. Watch for more information to come!

District News & Updates

  • Support Staff Job Fair

    Please join us on Tuesday, June 11 from 4:00PM - 6:00PM at Cheney Middle School to find out about the various support staff positions needed for the start of the new school year. Both full-time and part-time positions are available! Meet current district administrators and supervisors, learn about employment opportunities, submit an application, and be considered for an on-site interview! For questions, please call the Human Resources Department at (701) 356-2001 or email info@west-fargo.k12.nd.us.

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  • Kindergarten Registration 

    If your child will be five years old on or before July 31, 2019, they are eligible to attend kindergarten in 2019-2020! Please visit your neighborhood school to register; Deer Creek Elementary families can register now at Legacy Elementary. If you do not know which school your child will attend, you can check your address on our Maps webpage.

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  • Parent Portal

    The Parent Portal is a tool designed to keep parents informed of their child's academic progress; it is a supplement to other school-parent communication. A single sign-on functionality is available that allows parents to have a single account for multiple children. In order to access the Parent Portal, a single sign-on account must be created. Children can be added to an account by utilizing the account ID and password provided by the child's school.

    Setting Up Your Account

    Print a copy of the Parent Portal Access Request Form. Complete the form and bring it, and your photo ID, to your child's school.

    Once the information is validated, the Parent Portal ID and password will be emailed to the address provided on the form. This information will be needed to assign students to your Parent Portal single sign-on account. Note: the access ID and password are not your Parent Portal credentials.

    Prior to creating your single sign-on account, you will need the access ID(s) and password(s) emailed by your child's school. Contact the school if you misplaced the information.

    Use a web browser to navigate to the PowerSchool login. Log in and select the CREATE ACCOUNT tab and the CREATE ACCOUNT button. Follow the questions to enter your first name, your last name, your email address, your desired username, and your chosen password.

    Select the LINK STUDENTS TO ACCOUNT tab and follow the questions to enter your child's name, the associated access ID for the child, the associated password, and the relationship you have to the child. Repeat these steps to add additional children to your single sign-on account.

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