Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usTue, 1 Sep 2015 01:57:08 EDTTue, 1 Sep 2015 01:57:08 EDT Elementary to reconfigure classrooms Elementary's classrooms are being reconfigured to better serve its students. "It's a change from what it's been for 13 years," Jerry Brown, Butler principal, said Tuesday.Mon, 1 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTJergens named new FDMS assistant principal Jergens will be Fort Dodge Middle School's new assistant principal, starting in August. Jergens replaces Ryan Flaherty, who is leaving to join the Prairie Lakes Area Education Association. "I'm pretty excited," Jergens said.Mon, 1 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTAlgona HS band completes successful year - Algona High School's music band has completed another successful year. The band's 82 members participated in educational clinics to enhance their learning, Kurt Kissinger, AHS band instructor, said.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTKindergarten sign-ups open at FDCS's time to sign up for kindergarten at the Fort Dodge Community School District. Early enrollment is the first step toward a successful transition to kindergarte.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFDMS Students earn first in Math Bee - Three Fort Dodge Middle School math teams competed in the Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency Regional Math Bee, held April 21 in Spencer. More than 130 students representing 14 schools participated.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT