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U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
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City of Dickinson, NDSU continue football marriage with Jordheim, Kubas
Quigley finding success thanks to directional punting, exceptional Vikings gunners
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Port: With parenting, maybe less is more
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
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July 30, 2014
DPS budget reviewed by committee: Bottom line increased to almost $38.6 million
The Dickinson Public School Board will be reviewing a number of what Superintendent Doug Sullivan calls “big-ticket items” when it sets the 2014-2015 budget at its executive meeting August 11. The board’s budget committee, chaired by Leslie Ross, discussed at a meeting Wednesday...
July 30, 2014 - 11:43pm
June 2, 2014
Sullivan: Preparing for a new school year
As one school year comes to a close, the school district is busy preparing for a new school year to begin in the fall. We are estimating that enrollment in the school district will increase by 5 to 7 percent next school year. This includes new enrollees and transfers, as well as...
June 2, 2014 - 6:51pm
March 25, 2014
Sullivan: Community can still weigh in on future school options
In the past few years, Dickinson Public Schools has experienced dramatic growth in student enrollment. For example, in grades K-6 we have added approximately 646 K-6 students since May 2009. This number is virtually equal to the combined enrollment at Heart River, Berg and Jefferson...
March 25, 2014 - 1:00am
March 6, 2014
Standing together: DPS offers classrooms to Trinity students displaced by blaze
Dickinson Public Schools will take in 174 students from Trinity High School. Dickinson Catholic Schools will rent space from DPS for the final...
March 6, 2014 - 11:06pm
February 24, 2014
Sullivan: Input needed as growth continues
The second semester of the school year is well underway and the winter weather is starting to moderate. While the weather is changing, one thing in the school district is not changing. New students have continued to enroll in the Dickinson School District throughout the months...
February 24, 2014 - 4:01pm
January 20, 2014
Better Know Your Leaders: Douglas Sullivan
Name: Douglas Sullivan Hometown: Dickinson Position in the city: Dickinson Public Schools Superintendent For how long? 5 years When did you first move to Dickinson? 2009 What is the biggest challenge leading a growing school district? The unprecedented growth in the student...
January 20, 2014 - 4:02pm
December 30, 2013
Sullivan: Check out Dickinson’s School District Profile
By Doug Sullivan / Guest Columnist Every year the Dickinson Public School District, in cooperation with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, provides an annual progress report on student achievement called the School District Profile. This profile is now available...
December 30, 2013 - 8:53pm
November 20, 2013
Sullivan: Facilities for the future
From May 2009 to October 2013, the Dickinson Public School District has enrolled 724 new students into its schools. According to the Department of Public Instruction website, in the 2012-13 school year, there were 178 school districts North Dakota. The 724 students that have...
November 20, 2013 - 6:25pm
October 4, 2013
Sullivan: Supplemental educational services can help students
This summer, as required through the No Child Left Behind Act, the district distributed a letter to parents indicating that Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) had not been achieved. The No Child Left Behind Act contains certain requirements for school districts that do not achieve AYP....
October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
August 29, 2013
Sullivan: Dickinson schools growing fast
The new school year began on Aug. 21 and I would like to welcome all students and parents to the new school year. It was an active and busy...
August 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 25, 2013
Sullivan: DPS has strategies for increasing enrollment
At the conclusion of the 2008-2009 school year, the enrollment report indicated there were 2,471 students enrolled in grades K-12. The enrollment report for March of this school year indicates there are 2,851 students enrolled in grades K-12. The enrollment increase has been exclusively...
March 25, 2013 - 11:00pm
July 14, 2012
School year approaching fast
The summer is moving quickly in the Central Administration Office and the beginning of the 2012-13 school year is rapidly approaching. It was a busy hiring season for the Dickinson School District as the staff worked to fill 36 certified teaching and administrative positions. In...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
What's their time worth? A look at what Dickinson public sector employees are earning
How much do people earn? Some might covertly earmark the question as a conversation starter, which can be fueled by casual dinner conversation,...
April 15, 2012 - 12:00am
February 28, 2012
Some southwest ND schools, including Halliday, unhappy bar keeps getting raised with test
North Dakota education officials are worried a test mandated through the No Child Left Behind Act is hurting North Dakota schools. In response,...
February 28, 2012 - 12:00am