New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School
|New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School|
|437 1st Avenuve North
New Rockford, North Dakota, 58356
|School district||New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School District|
|Principal||HS: Staci Allmaras|
|Principal||ES: Shirley Lindstrom|
|Average class size||25|
|Classes offered||See Article|
|Hours in school day||8:30 A.M. - 3:15 P.M.|
|School color(s)||Blue and Yellow|
|Website||New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School website|
New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School District is a school district of the publicly funded school serving the cites of New Rockford, and Sheyenne, and the surrounding rural areas. District administration offices in New Rockford.
On February 27, 2006 82 students in New Rockford skipped school. Protesting occurred because eight or nine teachers were in danger of losing their jobs. Students would not be punished or counted absent because it was a learning experience. 50 students stood in the cold for the entire day. Caused by Kurt Eddy and the school board's decision on getting rid of the best teachers in the school. Michael Zimmerman a student was protesting got hit by white Chevy pickup and escaped uninjured. They protested again on March 6, 2006. Fortunately Mr. Eddy's proposal sparked waves of protest and drew absolutely no support from fellow council members.
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- Character Counts
- Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America
- Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
- German Club
- National FFA Organization
- One Act Play
- Rocket Review (School Newspaper)
- Spanish Club
- Student Council
The athletic teams are known as the "Rockets".
- Baseball (Black Socks) [not sponsored by school]
- Basketball (boys and girls)
- Track and Field (boys and girls)
1: This sport is joined with the Carrington High School.
- State Class 'B' boys Track and Field: 1961, 1971
- State 9-Man football: 2012
- State Class 'B' boys basketball: 2003 sixth place, 2004 fifth place, 2005 Champions
- State Class 'B' Girls basketball: 2009 fourth place
- State Class 'B' Speech: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Former students and alumni
- Tracy Weber - New Rockford school reporting WDAZ's report on the emo youth trend on its February 23, 2007, newscast
- Stephanie Tollefson - Miss North Dakota USA 2008 Attended New Rockford High School until after her sophomore year.
- New Rockford School Protest (February 2006) 8 or 9 Teachers be losing their jobs. by Michael Zimmerman (former New Rockford High School Student)
- WDAZ News Students Protest Cuts New Rockford High School (North Rockford, North Dakota)
- "I Must Be Emo - News Report". Retrieved 2007-03-01.
- "I Must Be Emo - News Report (full version w/ending)". Retrieved 2007-03-01.