Washington Elementary

Raider Reader - February 2021

Dates To Remember

February 8 - PTA Meeting Via Zoom at 6:30

February 15 - No School

February 16 - No School (Staff Professional Development)

February 18, 22 - Parent/Teacher Conferences Via Zoom

Washington Mission

The Washington Community works together to create a safe environment where students grow academically, socially and emotionally to become lifelong learners.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2021 is open online at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/registration on February 1, 2021. Child must be age 5 by July 31, 2021 to attend school in the fall.

Registration is a two-step process:

Complete online registration forms at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/registration. For assistance, please contact your child’s school to schedule an appointment to complete in-person. (masks are required for all visitors)

Upload or bring the following documents to your child’s school before August 25 to finalize registration.

  • Child’s certified birth certificate
  • Child’s immunization record, with 5-year shots
  • Document (i.e. current city utility bill or bank statement) that includes parent/guardian name and current address to verify the correct

If you do not know which school your child will attend, call 701.446.1043 or check online at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/boundarymaps.

If you need PowerSchool help, please call 446-1030

Open Enrollment Deadline

Families wishing to open enroll students for the upcoming school year are to submit Open Enrollment Forms to the district office by February 28, 2021.

Community Partner

“Washington would like to extend a special THANK YOU to our North Fargo community partner, Heat Transfer Warehouse, for their generous donation of masks. Each student and staff member at Washington will be receiving one of these new masks the first week of February. We are grateful for our community’s continued support and commitment to helping keep our families healthy and safe.”

Parent Input Forms

Parents wishing to give input about their child for the next school year are asked to pick up or request a parent input form from the main office. These forms are due back to school by April 15, 2021. These forms along with our work as a school team help us to develop balanced and productive classrooms. All input forms must be submitted to the office by April 15, 2021. Forms received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Transitions Summer School

Transitions Summer School is a teacher referred program. It is designed to provide additional support for students who are in need of extra instruction for them to be successful for the upcoming school year. There are specific criteria that a student must meet in order to qualify for the program.

Dates: July 12 - 30, 2021

Time: 8:00 to 12:00

Once your child's classroom teacher has referred your child to the program, he/she will provide you with a registration form to complete and return to your child's teacher. Registration forms are due no later than April 15th.

Parents will receive a confirmation letter from our Transitions office the week of June 15th, informing you of your child's placement.

Attendance Policy:

Students enrolled in the "Transitions" Summer School Program are expected to be in attendance a minimum of 13 days of the 15 class days scheduled. Students who are absent are expected to make up the work they missed during their absence. A student will be dropped from the program on the third absence.

Elementary Enrichment Program

The Fargo Public Schools Elementary Enrichment program offers a wide variety of classes for children who have completed grades 2-5. The summer enrichment courses are intended to strengthen students’ self-esteem, learn new abilities, and encourage lifelong learning through creative and enriching activities.

Dates: June 7 - 25, 2021

Times: 8:00-10:00 and 10:00-12:00

Questions regarding registration can be directed to Rebecca Folden, Enrichment Director, via email at foldenr@fargo.k12.nd.us, or by phone at 701.446.4404.

The deadline to register is Friday, May 29, 2020

Trollwood Performing Arts School 2021 Summer Registration Open

Get ready to Color Your Summer! Trollwood Performing Arts School is excited to welcome students back to the stage with a full array of 2021 summer performing arts educational opportunities. 2020 was a difficult year for those who are passionate about performing arts. Many classes and performances were canceled due to COVID-19. Upcoming summer arts programming will help students rekindle their affection for the arts, boost their creativity, and pave the way for their future, whether they aspire to pursue a career in the arts or any other professional opportunities. Click this link to register. Click this link to view the full programming brochure.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Red River Valley

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Red River Valley (BGC) offers affordable youth development programs for before school, after school, and school out days.

Summer 2021 programming will also be available.


Summer Registration will open:

  1. Returning families - Tuesday, March 16th @ 8:30 a.m. via email.
  2. New families - Tuesday, March 23rd @ 8:30 a.m. live on our website.

2021-22 School Year Registration will open:

  1. Returning families - Tuesday, April 13th @ 8:30 a.m. via email.
  2. New families - Tuesday, April 20th @ 8:30 a.m. live on our website.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Red River Valley

Scheduling, Registration & General Information

701-235-2147 | schedule@bgcrrv.org | www.bgcrrv.org

Technology Support

Fargo Public Schools understands that distance learning and additional technology can sometimes be difficult to navigate. If students and parents need help, they can call the support line at 701.446.1450 or email helpdesk@fargo.k12.nd.us. Technology support is available Monday through Thursday from 7:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Fridays from 7:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Is your family living in any of the following?

  • A shelter, motel, car or campground
  • With friends/family because you cant afford housing or have been evicted
  • On the street
  • In an abandoned building or trailer

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, your child(ren) may be eligible for McKinney-Vento services. Please call Mary at (701) 446-2456 or email kruegem1@fargo.k12.nd.us to determine eligibility.