March 22, 2018
The Moorhead School Board will interview five finalists for the school district’s superintendent vacancy. The finalists were selected from a pool of 18 applicants based on criteria established by the school board. The finalists are:
- Randi Anderson, Superintendent, Pelican Rapids Schools, Pelican Rapids, Minn.
- Melissa Eidsness, Assistant Superintendent of Learning and Accountability, Moorhead Area Public Schools, Moorhead, Minn.
- Jon Kringen, Superintendent, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Public Schools, Long Prairie, Minn.
- John Landgaard, Superintendent, Worthington School District, Worthington, Minn.
- Brandon Lunak, Interim Superintendent, Moorhead Area Public Schools, Moorhead, Minn.
The school board has scheduled interviews for the finalists beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018, and continuing at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018, in the Probstfield Center for Education Board Room 224, 2410 14th St. S., Moorhead. Interviews are open to the public.
March 20, 2018
More than 500 fourth-grade students in Moorhead Area Public Schools will perform in the second annual all-city fourth-grade concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22.
March 19, 2018
The Moorhead School Board has selected six finalists to interview for the school district’s superintendent vacancy. The finalists were selected from a pool of 18 applicants based on criteria established by the school board. Interviews are set for Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24.
March 16, 2018
The new Moorhead Community Education spring catalog, which mailed March 16, includes more than 200 learning opportunities for people of all ages and interests. To request a free catalog or to register for a class by credit card, call Community Education at 218-284-3400 or go online at https://communityed.moorheadschools.org.
March 16, 2018
The Moorhead High boys basketball team won a rousing upset in overtime against St. Cloud Tech 92-83 in the Class 4A Section 8 tournament to advance to the semifinal game, but lost 72-70 in a close semifinal game against Buffalo.
March 15, 2018
Casey Brand was a student who had to work hard to do well in school. “I loved school and loved learning,” Brand said. “When I was very young I decided I wanted to be a teacher.” Brand has been a first-grade teacher at Robert Asp Elementary School for 12 years and was named this year’s Robert Asp Teacher of the Year.
March 12, 2018
Moorhead High’s Riley Schock was the only Spud wrestler to qualify for this year’s Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament. Schock, wrestling at 182 pounds, finished in fourth place.
March 9, 2018
In Moorhead, weightlifting began with only two competitors four years ago and has grown to 60 students this year with 16 state qualifiers. After finishing third at last year’s state meet in junior varsity, the Spuds are looking to improve this year.
March 8, 2018
Moorhead High’s Megan Haugo drives to the net during the girls basketball Class 4A, Section 8 semifinal game against Maple Grove on March 3 in Alexandria. Despite a strong defensive effort the Spuds couldn’t overcome a poor shooting night. With the 60-42 loss, the Spuds ended their season 18-10.
March 7, 2018
Moorhead High senior forward Carter Randklev, a Mr. Hockey finalist, fired the last shot of his high school career. The shot with one second remaining was the Spuds’ last chance to tie the boys hockey section championship game against St. Michael-Albertville on Feb. 28. The Spuds lost the Class 2A Section 8 Hockey Championship game 6-5 in a stunner.
March 6, 2018
Moorhead Area Public Schools has scheduled Monday, April 2, 2018, as an instructional day as makeup for the March 5 weather-related school closure day. April 2 was identified on the 2017-18 calendar as the first emergency makeup day.