Jennifer Johnson covers K-12 education for the Grand Forks Herald.
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As a Grand Forks fundraising campaign neared its completion Saturday, one organizer estimated its total impact amounted to $325,000.
“Promposal,” is a growing trend among students who ask their date to prom in an exceptionally creative way. Red River students have been bending over backward for their dates in the past few years, and many say they’re trying to out-do their previous efforts.
A decision by the Polk County Fair Board to demolish a historic cabin in Fertile, Minn., has upset some over what the board says is a necessary decision.
Jody Thompson, assistant superintendent at Grand Forks Public School District, has been named the Childhood Immunization Champion for North Dakota by the national Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, the district said Monday.
Freshman Camryn Schall was recognized today as North Dakota's Doodle 4 Google winner. She's the second student at the school to win the award in the past three years.
In a nine-week experiment, Jim Enright’s students are relying on their personal electronic devices to teach one another and elicit the kind of higher-level learning response students “just can’t Google,” he said.
A second nano particles art exhibit through UND and Red River High School will be on display next week at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks, according to UND.
Several high schools in the region rank among the 4,707 best high schools in the nation this year, according to U.S. News and World Report.
When Larimore (N.D) Public School tried to hire a teacher who could teach both English and a foreign language last year, high school Principal Dave Wheeler said the school district didn’t get any qualified applicant.
Dozens of Ben Franklin Elementary School students gathered Wednesday around children’s book author Kathryn Otoshi as she talked about managing emotions in a healthy way.