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School Resources

Student Wellness and Family Facilitators

Fargo South High School has two Student Wellness and Family Facilitators (SWFFS) to assist students who need additional support for academic and social/emotional development, are experiencing mental health or alcohol/drug issues, or are at risk of dropping out of school.  The SWFFS serve as a bridge between the FPS educational team, students, and family to better understand the circumstances and assist to alleviate barriers to help students experience school success.

Student Wellness and Family Facilitator is:

Brittnay Engelhard : Serving South High School; email:; phone number (701) 446-2018

Sarah Bernstrom:  Serving Carl Ben Eielson Middle School and any student qualifying for homeless services at South High School, email:

School Resource Officer

As a partnership with the Fargo Police Department (FPD), Fargo South High School has a School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to our building.  Officer Troy Nielsen attends school activities, mingles with students in the hallways, and conducts classroom presentations.  Most importantly, he forms relationships with students.  Officer Nielsen also has a text-a-tip line open and dedicated to receiving anonymous texts related to any concern regarding Fargo South students, including tips about fights, drugs, thefts, alcohol parties, or potential risks of suicide.  

Officer Troy Nielsen:  Phone:  (701) 446-2025;  Email:

School Nurse

Fargo Cass Public Health provides school nursing services to Fargo South High School.  School nurse services are provided by a registered nurse and include:  medication administration, administrative consultation and policy development, health education and promotion to students and staff, assessment for health impairments that affect student attendance, performance and participation, health assessment for illness, accidents, injuries, or contagious disease, and health screenings with referral and follow-up as needed.

Christy Matlock:  Phone:  (701) 446-2034; Email: