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The communications department works under the direction of the superintendent and is involved in community and public relations, internal communications and media relations. The district's communications coordinator works closely with administration and staff to inform employees and the public about what is happening in the district. The department publishes the district and special publications such as the district calendar and annual report, handles media requests, creates content and updates the district website and announcement e-newsletters, and maintains the district's social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.

Brand Standards

Consistency in language, style and identity standards are vital to convey the district's mission. A strong visual identity projects a distinctive look and creates a lasting impression. Consistent use and application of the district's visual identity is critical to building and maintaining familiarity with Moorhead Area Public Schools. Moorhead Area Public Schools has licensed and is trademarking its district, M and Spud mascot logos. Logos may be used through licensed vendors in accordance with the district's licensing agreement with U.S. Licensing. Contact for more information.

Recent News

Moorhead High girls basketball team tops DGF in opener

December 7, 2018

Moorhead High’s Sam Zimmerman dribbles the ball to the net to set up a shot during the Nov. 27 girls basketball game. The Spuds won their season home opener 82-57 against the DGF Rebels. Read More

Moorhead High girls hockey team ties in overtime

December 6, 2018

Moorhead High’s Ava Kistner scores the second goal for the Spuds during the Nov. 27 girls hockey game against East Grand Forks. With just over five minutes left in the game, Kistner’s goal forced the game into overtime. After the eight-minute overtime period, the game ended in a 2-2 tie. Read More

A look at the history of public school buildings in Moorhead from 1873-1930

November 29, 2018

Moorhead Area Public Schools had its beginning in April 1873 when the Clay County Commissioners approved a motion to begin a school district in Moorhead. The first 50 years of the Moorhead Schools saw the construction of a number of elementary school buildings and the first Moorhead High School. Read More

Moorhead High girls hockey season opens

November 26, 2018

Moorhead High’s Drew Syverson fires a shot at the goalie during the girls hockey season opener Nov. 13 at the Moorhead Sports Center. Read More

Moorhead High School Hall of Honor inducts four members for 2018

November 21, 2018

Four graduates were inducted into the Moorhead High School Hall of Honor at a recognition ceremony last month. The 2018 inductees are Brad Atchison, Chuck Gulsvig, Dr. Lynne A. Kovash and Dr. Glenn R. Melvey. Read More