Forum staff reports , Published February 05 2014
West Fargo seeks name ideas for elementary schoolWEST FARGO – It’s time to name another school for the West Fargo School District.
The school board is soliciting suggestions for an elementary school planned in The Wilds subdivision west of Ninth Street West between 50th Avenue and 52nd Avenue South.
Construction on the district’s 10th elementary school is to start this spring and planned for completion in fall 2015.
Suggestions for names must be turned in no later than Feb. 28.
District residents can email their submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or they can address a letter or postcard to: Name the 10th Elementary, 207 W. Main Ave., West Fargo, ND 58078.
Submissions may include:
- Names of famous local, state or national figures who exemplify courage, respect, honesty, tolerance or other admirable traits.
- Places, landmarks or topographical features related to the school, such as a street, historical marker, river, community or neighborhood.
- A word or words that capture the essence of the place or function of the school.
- Some combination of the above.
The school board hopes to have the school name selected in March.