Grand Forks Public Schools offer a number of opportunities to all students of the elementary, middle, and high schools to participate in the academic and athletic programs. The programs are intended to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of the participants. Students within Grand Forks Public Schools are encouraged to participate in academic, athletic, volunteer, and additional leadership opportunities.
Elementary students are given the opportunity to participate in athletic intramural programs in the 4th and 5th grades. Students can participate in soccer, flag football, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, wrestling, track and floor hockey. Students also have the opportunity to participate in various school programs such as the Geography Bee, Spelling Bee, Student Council, Junior Achievement, Honor Chorus, and many others.
Students can participate in many intramural and interschool activities. The intramural activities include bowling, soccer, swimming, basketball, floor hockey, cheerleading, and flag football. The middle schools play each other as well as other area schools in sports programs such as cross country, football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and track. There are also numerous academic programs offered to students, including Student Council, Mathcounts, Spelling Bee, Geography Olympiad, music and drama programs.