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NR-S to start school short on bus drivers

Boilers and bus drivers were the hot topics of conversation when the New Rockford-Sheyenne Board of Education met via Zoom on Monday, August 9. School is ready to start, and all the teachers are accounted for. Classrooms are ready under direction of...

 
 By Jennifer Ruppell    News    July 26, 2021

Girls fastpitch softball on radar at NR-S

On Monday, July 19, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board of Education met via Zoom. As July is typically the reorganization meeting for the school board, election of officers was held. Mary Kay Price, who has represented the former New Rockford...

 
 By Jennifer Ruppell    News    June 21, 2021

School board hires ICON for second gymnasium architectural work, Prairie Engineering for boiler

At the last school board meeting, the NR-S board charged Superintendent Jill Louters to negotiate a contract with the preferred architectural firm for the second gymnasium project, ICON Architectural Group, LLC. At the June 14 meeting, board member...

 
 By Jennifer Ruppell    News    May 17, 2021

School board chooses architect for gym, makes plans to build bus storage

Monday, May 10, the New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board met, and building projects were the topic of conversation. The second gym project is moving forward. The next steps have been taken to start negotiations with an architectural firm. The building...

 

End of year, summer plans discussed by school board

New Rockford-Sheyenne Board of Education met in the school cafeteria on Monday, April 12, the second in-person meeting they’ve held since the pandemic began. New Business Manager Dave Skogen opened the meeting. Skogen seems to be settling in...

 

Phantoms defeat Spectral Spears in Esports matchup

Thursday is ESports game day! On March 18 New Rockford-Sheyenne took on the 'Spectral Spears' out of Alabama. Alex Harrison, Stephen Merrick and Wyatt Dockter, of team 'Phantoms' crushed them! The...

 

New Esports program in full swing at NR-S

New Rockford-Sheyenne School's newest sporting team Esports, is off to a stellar start. Currently, there are 13 students in grades 8-12 competing weekly in an online game called Rocket League. What is...

 

Summer school, buses discussed by school board

The New Rockford-Sheyenne School Board met in person on Monday, March 8. It has been one year of Zoom meetings thanks to COVID-19. After financial reports from all departments, a discussion regarding work done to the Rocket activity bus ensued. To...

 
 By Jennifer Ruppell    News    March 1, 2021

Pinochle players gather to remember Wick

The second annual Roger Wick Memorial Pinochle Tournament was graciously hosted at Buck-It's Bar on Friday, Feb. 19. Twenty-eight Pinochle players came out to escape the winter doldrums and play this...

 

Local food pantry benefits from Halloween bounty

Halloween 2020. It was a COVID-19 fright. The North Dakota wind showed up. Some stayed in, others went to the movies, and a few participated in the time-honored tradition of trick-or-treating. One...

 

Lights, a story of joy for the holiday season

Tis the week before Christmas and in the corner of the house, is a Christmas tree happily living in a box. Christmas, the most joyous time of the year! Full of lights that twinkle on trees, the comforting smells of sweet treats and smoking meat,...

 

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