True Life: Impacts Of N.D. Reading Corps

When you see a child’s eyes light up it touches you in a way that one can’t explain. This spark can come from excitement, accomplishment, joy and countless other emotions, but the point is that you’ve lifted their spirits and helped them feel alive in this moment. Reading Corps brings about all of these emotions…
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North Dakota Reading Corps Receives Federal Funding To Expand Program To Bismarck, Mandan

North Dakota Reading Corps (NDRC) received its first-ever competitive AmeriCorps award providing almost $190,000 in federal support for its current programming in Fargo, West Fargo and Jamestown, plus expansion into Bismarck and Mandan for the 2014-2015 school year. NDRC combines the people power of AmeriCorps with the science of how children learn to read and…
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5 Reasons To Attend The 5th Annual Healthy Schools Summit

Going into its fifth year, the Healthy Schools Summit is ready to dive into the world of healthy schools on April 24 at the Ramada in Fargo. You may be thinking, what is this Summit all about OR you might be questioning who is speaking at an event like this. All the answers are right here,…
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2014 Healthy Schools Summit Welcomes Health Expert Dr. David Katz To Fargo

On April 24th, school staff and health professionals dedicated to making schools a healthier place for children will travel many miles to come together at the 5th Annual Healthy Schools Summit at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Fargo. Attendees enjoy this FREE summit as it gives them great opportunities to learn new strategies helping to…
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Barnes County North Family Night: Storytelling, Mystery, Spaghetti Buildings & Hula Hoops

On Feb. 27, the Barnes County North After School Program held its first Family Night since locating to one site in November from the previous setup involving two separate campuses. The after-school program teachers, Sara Heinze and Melanie Pratt, planned a fun-filled evening for 9 students and 5 parents. After everyone arrived, enjoyed a snack and did introductions, the activities began!…
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26 Students Visit McKenna Thielsch Center Of Science: Biology & Chemistry Labs

In February, students from Jamestown’s Lincoln Elementary MOST after school program visited the new McKenna Thielsch Center of Science at the University of Jamestown on two separate occasions! On Feb. 10, ten second through fifth grade students visited the science building and later, on Feb. 24, 16 kindergarten and first grade students were able to make the same trip! Biology…
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English Language Learners Have New Home In West Fargo

48 students, 10 different countries all under one roof. Kindergarteners to high school seniors are all currently being assisted at the West Fargo Welcome Center through its newcomer services. West Fargo has provided these services for the past seven years, but never in one location, until now. The 2013-2014 school year brought great changes and…
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