May 23, 2016 board minutes

The minutes of the May 23, 2016 school board meeting: Read more ›

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Supt. Ness: 8th Grade Honors Breakfast

On Wednesday, May 4, the 25th Annual 8th Grade Honors Breakfast Program was held at Kennedy Secondary School.  To start the day, the Middle School Chamber Orchestra entertained the students and their families during breakfast.  The American Legion and Auxiliary Citizenship Awards went to Kaden Peterson and Madeline Godwin; and the Rotary 4-Way Award was given to Chloe Shindler.

During this event, Outstanding Academic Achievement Awards (3.5 GPA or better) were presented to: Amanda Aaberg, Samuel King, Matthew Scott, Gracee Albertson, Brock Kotschevar, Takaira Sheldon, Alexander Anderson, Kaitlyn Krensing, Madison Shjerve, Jack Baker, Chase Kugler, Hayden Shol, Olivia Becker, Elissa Lee, Brita Sonmor, Jasmine Benjamin, Bryce Marudas, Treyton Soydara, Caitlin Booth, Alexis McGary, Andrew Starzl, Kaylin Bosworth, Carlie Meis, Makenna Stenstrom, McKenzy Braeger, Audrey Rose Mudford, Patrick Sullivan, Jack Culbertson, Chloe Nelson, Wyatt Thorson, Gretchen Davis, Ethan Ness, Abby Tysdal, Brinn Donais, Evan Norenberg, Tucker Ugstad, Sabrina Fronning, Cody Norgren, Amaiyah Voz, Jazmine Garcia, Ethan Olson, Braedon Wagner, Madeline Godwin, William Pawlowski, Shane Wahlund, Aliyah Harris, Leslie Pelletier, Steven Wohlenhaus, Zachary Hauge, Kaden Peterson, Eric Workman, Owenn Hegseth, Lindsey Petterson, Jade Zierden, Tucker Henkes, Sapphire Pilney, Alison Hughes, Megan Quamme, Parker Jacobs, Lily Reinhardt, Jacey Johnson, Ethan Rohde, Olivia Kaliher, Emma Rund, Vivian Karsnia, Chloe Schindler, Alanna Keller, and Jacob Schroeder. Read more ›

Posted in Supt. Ness

Community wins music award


For the third time (2004, 2011, 2016), the community of Fergus Falls has been named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).

This is an incredible honor! Some representatives from Schmitt Music presented the award to the music staff and to the community at the school board meeting on Monday, May 23rd.

Fergus Falls joins 476 districts across the nation in receiving this prestigious award in 2016. The other communities chosen from Minnesota in 2016 include Anoka-Hennepin, Maple Grove, Elk River, Minnetonka and Mounds View.

The school district’s music faculty includes Joni Wasberg, Geralyn Lyseng, Dawn Howe, Everett Jacobson, Janel Trosvig, Valerie Johnson, Michelle Danielson, Laurie Strom, Craig Peterson, Scott Kummrow, Josh McGowan and Denise Wiese.award


Posted in Schools

Supt. Ness: Senior recognition banquet held

On Monday, May 2, Fergus Falls High School held their annual Senior Recognition Banquet.  I would like to thank Gary Schuler and Sue Thorsen for organizing the outstanding event. During this banquet, awards and scholarships were presented and highlighted in the information below. Read more ›

Posted in Supt. Ness

Special Education Parent Advisory meeting to be held

If your child is receiving special education, the Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative (member districts are Ashby, Battle Lake, Breckenridge, Campbell-Tintah, Fergus Falls, Pelican Rapids, Rothsay and Underwood Schools) is holding a meeting on Tuesday, June 7th at 1:00 to overview topics associated with your child’s special education programming.
Prior attendance is not required.  Please join us!
This meeting will last one hour and will be held at the Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative’s Conference Room (518 Friberg Avenue in Fergus Falls) at the Roosevelt Education Center.
It is your child’s summer vacation so please be comfortable in bringing your child/children with you to this meeting.
Please contact Sandy Kitzman at 218-998-0935 for more information or directions to the meeting location.
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