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Supt. Ness: You’re invited to Friday’s graduation

2018 Graduation Ceremony

This year’s graduation ceremony will be at 7 pm on Friday, June 1, in the Kennedy Secondary School Gold Gym. There are no tickets required for attending the ceremony, and seating is on a first come first-seated basis. There will be a mandatory rehearsal for seniors on Friday, June 1, at 11 am in the KSS Gold Gym. Of the 188 students graduating from Fergus Falls High School at Kennedy Secondary School, iQ Academy, and Area Learning Center, 87 have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Comments from Principal Dean Monke…

Congratulations go out to our 2018 graduating seniors. We so greatly appreciate your hard work and dedication over these last 13 years, and now you will soon be able to consider yourselves alumni of the Fergus Falls Public Schools. We invite everyone to be a part of our Graduation Ceremony on Friday, June 1, starting at 7 pm in the Kennedy Secondary School Gymnasium. It will be a wonderful celebration with musical selections from our band, choir and orchestra – and just a few short speeches will be shared. We have graduating seniors from our Kennedy High School, our Area Learning Center, and our online IQ Academy all planning to join us for a wonderful evening – doors will open at 5 pm. Continue reading Supt. Ness: You’re invited to Friday’s graduation

Supt. Ness: STEM team car hits 316 mpg

High Mileage Cars

The STEM students competed in the high mileage car contest and did very well – Congratulations!! The E85 team made 14 six-mile runs and tied for second in most runs. The best run was 316 mpg and the average of top six runs was 302 mpg. There were 19 E85 cars total. When you factor in all runs, our students were second overall in the E85 class. The top E85 was 440 mpg. Students participating were Levi Danielson, Jack Bergren, Natalie Swanson, and Weston Arntson. Continue reading Supt. Ness: STEM team car hits 316 mpg

Supt. Ness: Film series will lead to discussion, action

Otter Tail County Family Services Collaborative, United Way of Ottertail and Wadena Counties and West Central Initiative are sponsoring two films that will begin a discussion and lead to action in our community. You are invited to the showings of Resilience on May 22, and Paper Tigers on May 29. Both films will start at 7 pm at A Center for the Arts. There will be an expert panel discussion to follow each showing.

Resilience – The Biology of Stress and Science of Hope chronicles the birth of new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators, and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. Continue reading Supt. Ness: Film series will lead to discussion, action