District News

  • SHS Speech & Debate Student Earns Prestigious Award

    WEST FARGO, ND – (September 3, 2021) – Sheyenne High School’s Sherry Yan has earned the prestigious Academic All-American Award through her involvement in the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA). NSDA Executive Director J. Scott Wunn adds, “This coveted award recognizes academic rigor, competitive success, and personal excellence.”

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  • District Seeking Members for Strategic Planning Task Force

    West Fargo, ND – (September 3, 2021) – West Fargo Public Schools is looking for participants to serve on a strategic planning task force. Participants may be high school students, parents/guardians, staff members, community partners, or other stakeholders who are willing to share their time, perspectives, experiences, and expertise with others with the focus of ensuring the district’s strategic plan reflects what we want our students to know and be able to do upon graduating from West Fargo Public Schools.

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  • Eide Bailly's Arel Named District's Director of Accounting

    West Fargo, ND – (September 2, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Mrs. Beth Slette, Superintendent, and Mr. Levi Bachmeier, Business Manager, announce Mr. Jean Luke Arel has accepted the position as Director of Accounting for West Fargo Public Schools.

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  • Nelson Named Curriculum Coordinator for West Fargo Public Schools

    West Fargo, ND – (August 27, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Mrs. Beth Slette, Superintendent, and Mrs. Heather Sand, Director of Curriculum & Instruction, announce Ms. Nicole Nelson has accepted a curriculum coordinator position with West Fargo Public Schools.

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  • Braddock Recognized by Council for Exceptional Children

    West Fargo, ND – (August 12, 2021) – Each week leading up to their 100th birthday, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is sharing stories from teachers around the world who have shown a passion, dedication, and commitment to making a difference in the lives of their students. For their first recognition, the Council has recognized West Fargo Public Schools’ Mrs. Amy Braddock.

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  • Gruchow Named Assistant Principal for Eastwood Elementary School

    West Fargo, ND – (August 10, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Dr. Rachael Agre, Elementary Assistant Superintendent, and Mrs. Tabatha Joyce, Eastwood Elementary School Principal, announce Mr. Tom Gruchow has accepted the position as assistant principal for Eastwood Elementary School.

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  • West Fargo Public Schools Names Assistant Principal for L.E. Berger Elementary School

    West Fargo, ND – (July 29, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Mrs. Rachael Agre, Elementary Assistant Superintendent, and Mr. Brian Peterson, L.E. Berger Elementary School Principal, announce Ms. Elicia Hofmann has accepted the position as assistant principal for L.E. Berger Elementary School.

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  • West Fargo Public Schools Hires Behavior Specialist

    West Fargo, ND – (July 8, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Mrs. Beth Slette, Superintendent, and Mrs. Rachael Kjonaas, Director of Special Education, announce Ms. Teresa Ekren has accepted a position as a behavior specialist with West Fargo Public Schools.

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  • Moorhead's Herrmann Named Sheyenne High School Activities Director

    West Fargo, ND – (July 7, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Mr. Vince Williams, Secondary Assistant Superintendent, and Mr. Ryan Salisbury, Sheyenne High School Principal, announce Mr. Cory Herrmann has accepted the position as the next activities director at Sheyenne High School.

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  • Schneck Named Aurora Elementary School Principal

    West Fargo, ND – (June 29, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Mrs. Beth Slette, superintendent, and Dr. Rachael Agre, elementary assistant superintendent, announce Mr. David Schneck has accepted the position as the next principal at Aurora Elementary School.

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  • Lachowitzer Named Assistant Principal at Sheyenne High School

    West Fargo, ND – (June 25, 2021) - It is with great pleasure that Mr. Vince Williams, incoming secondary assistant superintendent, and Mr. Ryan Salisbury, incoming principal for Sheyenne High School, announce Mr. Seth Lachowitzer has accepted the position as assistant principal for Sheyenne High School.

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  • Petersen Named Assistant Principal at Freedom Elementary School

    West Fargo, ND - (June 24, 2021) - It is with great pleasure that Dr. Rachael Agre, elementary assistant superintendent, and Dr. Jeff Johnson, principal of Freedom Elementary School, announce Ms. Amy Petersen has accepted the position as assistant principal for Freedom Elementary School.

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  • West Fargo High School Student Earns National Award for Community Service Impact

    West Fargo, ND – (June 15, 2021) – West Fargo High School is delighted to announce Anjali Bhujel, class of 2021, is being recognized by the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and InnerView in the fourth Annual National Community Service Awards.

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  • Salisbury Named Principal for Sheyenne High School

    West Fargo, ND – (June 7, 2021) – It is with great pleasure that Superintendent Beth Slette and Mr. Vince Williams, incoming secondary assistant superintendent, announce Mr. Ryan Salisbury has accepted the position as the next principal for Sheyenne High School.

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  • West Fargo Public Schools Celebrating Staff at Annual Recognition Party

    West Fargo, ND – (June 2, 2021) – In a first of its kind, West Fargo Public Schools is celebrating staff accomplishments and years of service at the annual staff recognition party on Monday, June 14.

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  • School Board Accepting Applications to Fill Vacant Position

    West Fargo, ND – (June 1, 2021) – With the recent resignation of Dr. Kara Gravley-Stack, the West Fargo School Board is set to have a vacant position beginning on July 1.

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  • West Fargo Public Schools to Host Support Staff Job Fair

    West Fargo, ND – (June 1, 2021) – In an effort to address a shortage of support staff in the field of education, West Fargo Public Schools is planning a support staff job fair to highlight paraprofessional, custodian, food service worker, and bus driver positions that are currently available in the district.

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  • West Fargo Public Schools Set to Graduate 661 Students

    West Fargo, ND – (May 26, 2021) – With the district’s three graduation ceremonies scheduled for this week, West Fargo Public Schools is set to graduate 661 students in the class of 2021.

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  • District to Offer Limited Library Service this Summer

    West Fargo, ND – (May 20, 2021) – Eight schools in West Fargo Public Schools are offering library services to students and families this summer:

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  • Sheyenne Speech & Debate Students Headed to National Tournament

    West Fargo, ND – (May 19, 2021) – Members of the Sheyenne High School speech and debate team excelled at the local North Dakota Roughrider District competitions and qualified for the National Speech & Debate Association’s upcoming national tournament:

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