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Moorhead School District holding substitute training

August 20, 2019

Moorhead Area Public Schools is looking for interested candidates to apply for open substitute positions as teachers, paraprofessionals, custodians and food service workers for the 2019-20 school year.

Applications can be completed at Substitute orientation will be held multiple times in August and September, and qualified applicants will receive information via the email address provided on their application.

Substitute orientation will provide information about working for the school district as well as the district’s Substitute Employee Management System (SEMS). All payroll paperwork will be completed at this time. All new substitutes are asked to bring proper identification and documentation required for employment eligibility. A Minnesota background check is required at hire ($43), with the exception of newly licensed teachers in Minnesota.

Those who subbed last year and are interested in subbing again this year do not need to attend the orientation, but must return their profile document to be listed as a current substitute.

Substitutes should contact Diane Rix at 218-284-3358 for more information.

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Back-to-school events are planned for Moorhead schools

August 20, 2019

Back-to-school events for preschool, elementary and secondary students and their families are scheduled for Moorhead Area Public Schools. Kindergarten students who are not yet registered and students in grades 1-12 who are new to Moorhead Area Public Schools should register now at

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Jerseys, uniforms and jackets added to district’s history wall

August 16, 2019


The historical display about Moorhead Area Public Schools in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center at Horizon Middle School has expanded this summer to include more than a dozen jerseys, uniforms and jackets that span eight decades of Spud history Read More

Strategic planning allows school district to address elementary capacity with Operations Center renovation

August 14, 2019


Walls for the bus garage addition at the district operation center were constructed this summer, while foundation work is being completed for the district office addition. The renovation and expansion of the former Muscatell building on 30th Avenue South will create a district operations center for Moorhead Area Public Schools and address space for elementary students. Read More

District residents to vote on proposal for growth and learning

August 13, 2019

At the Aug. 12 meeting, the Moorhead School Board moved forward with a construction plan for growth and learning by approving the ballot language for the district’s $110 million Nov. 5 bond referendum, which will provide students in grades 9-12 with safe, inviting and inclusive learning environments.

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School district’s proposed career academy construction project approved by Minnesota Department of Education

July 29, 2019


Moorhead Area Public Schools received approval in June from the Minnesota Department of Education for its proposed construction project to purchase and renovate the former Sam’s Club building to provide instructional space for a career academy. The Moorhead School Board accepted the review and comment statement at the July 15 meeting. Read More

Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation offers reunion-planning support

July 25, 2019


The Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation has launched a “Reunion in a Box” program to aid returning Moorhead High classes in planning their class reunions. This year five classes used the service. Read More

Moorhead school social worker helps kick off United Way’s 21st annual school supply drive

July 22, 2019


As a volunteer, Nadine Moon has helped with all aspects of the school supply drive. As a school social worker for Moorhead Area Public Schools, Moon picks up extra backpacks and distributes them to the Moorhead schools to have as families move into the district. Moon helped the United Way of Cass-Clay kick off this year’s 21st annual school supply drive July 9 at Scheels in Fargo. Read More

Spud history website launched

July 15, 2019

Moorhead Area Public Schools has launched a digital archives website at that features more than 100 years of Spud history, including high school yearbooks, school newspapers, team photos, programs from music and sporting events, and game film dating back to the 1950s. The site is a joint project between the district and Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation. Read More

Jump Start Preschool registration continues for 2019-20

July 9, 2019


Jump Start Preschool students draw self-portraits with two members of the Ellen Hopkins Elementary student leadership team when they volunteered in Jump Start classes last school year. Registration continues for Jump Start Preschool for the 2019-20 school year. Read More

Moorhead School Board approves budget for 2019-20

July 8, 2019

During the June 10 meeting, the Moorhead School Board approved the district’s annual operating plan, which includes the preliminary budget for the 2019-20 school year. District revenues will increase primarily because of an increase to the general education aid formula and an estimated increase in enrollment, and expenditures will increase because of construction costs for the operations center and increased staff. Read More

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