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Attention Grand Forks Parents

In today’s print edition of the Grand Forks Herald (8/5/16), you’ll find a special 4-page supplement called “Spotlight on Excellence” produced by the Grand Forks Public Schools. It is a great resource, if you have a student attending Grand Forks Public Schools. It lists all of the Grand Forks Public Schools, their addresses, phone numbers…
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Sunday Is Father’s Day

Father’s Day, a holiday which honors fathers worldwide, is celebrated in the United States on the third Sunday of June. It originated in the United States in 1910, a few years after the country began celebrating Mother’s Day. Father’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1972. (Information is from  www.history.com/topics/fathers-day.) ACTIVITY (From the NIE guide,…
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Meet The 2016 Awesome Authors

These students (who will be entering grades 1-3 in the next school year) are participating in a summer creative writing class taught by Laura Knox, kindergarten teacher at Viking Elementary in Grand Forks. The students came to the Herald to learn about writing and reporting the news. They will be writing children’s book reviews which…
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Flag Day – June 14

Flag Day In memory of the day in 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States, the president proclaims June 14 as Flag Day every year. Americans respond by displaying the flag and holding other patriotic demonstrations. The most widely known symbol of a nation…
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Job Shadow In The Newsroom

Grand Forks Central student Grace Dahlen (right) is spending a few hours this afternoon with Herald reporter Becky Jacobs (left).   They are pictured here in the Grand Forks Herald newsroom. We hope Grace enjoys her visit and learns a lot!