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Minnesota State High School League Presents Nickname Challenge Award

October 20, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 16, Moorhead High School's football game had an exciting twist. John Millea, Media Specialist for the Minnesota State High School League, attended to present the Mascot Nickname Challenge award to the Spuds. 

This past summer, Millea created a Mascot Nickname Challenge bracket. It was a 64-team NCAA tournament format, with voting done on twitter, one round at a time. There were over 87,074 votes cast over the tournament, which went from May 18 – July 1. The championship matchup between the Spuds and Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms garnered 6,872 votes. The Spuds won receiving 50.4 percent of the vote. 

Pictured: Activities Director Dean Haugo, Minnesota High School League's Media Specialist John Millea and Spuddy. Photo credit: Bill Grover.

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Spud Activity Highlights: Soccer, Volleyball and Football

October 20, 2020


Boys soccer played their first game in the section tournament, the volleyball team began their season with a victory and the football team won another Friday night game. Read game details in the full story!

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Spud Staff Bridge the Gap for English Learner Families

October 13, 2020


Spud staff share impactful stories of their work with English Learner Families. Through services like outreach, translating, home visits and cultural activities, staff connect families to important District services, information and activities.

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Moorhead High Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

October 7, 2020


On a temperate Monday evening, students gathered on Moorhead High School's field for a live-streamed homecoming coronation event. Read more to find out who was crowned Homecoming King and Queen.

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Spud Activity Highlights: Soccer, Swimming and Tennis

October 6, 2020


Read more about last week’s sports highlights! Both soccer teams haven’t lost a single game throughout their seasons so far. The tennis and swimming teams each won against their competitors.

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Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation’s SpudTacular Gala Returns for Fourth Year

October 2, 2020


This year’s virtual gala will bring a fast-paced mix of entertainment and stories of how Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation supports Moorhead Schools. Kevin Wallevand will return as Emcee, and Superintendent Lunak will speak to the challenges and successes of the past year.

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Spud Activity Highlights: Girls Swimming and Diving

September 29, 2020


The Spud girls swimming and diving team had a home meet on Tuesday, Sept. 22 against the Alexandria Cardinals. The team will travel to St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday, Sept. 30 for their next meet. 

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September Meet Our Team: Hayat Karimi, Paraprofessional

September 28, 2020


Moorhead Area Public School's paraprofessional shares her inspirational journey on moving from her war-torn home country to the United States with no English, but goals to build a successful life for her family.

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Spud Activity Highlights: Cross Country, Girls Soccer and Football

September 24, 2020


Take a look at this week’s sports highlights! The cross country and girls soccer teams both had amazing performances last week, and our football team is staying hopeful for a chance to play this fall.

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We Are Proud: National Merit Scholarship and Math Masters

September 22, 2020


The School Board recently recognized several Spud students at their most recent Board meeting. Click below to read the first We Are Proud story of the 2020-21 school year!

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Moorhead High School Hall of Honor Inducts 2020 Members

September 21, 2020


Outstanding alumni of Moorhead High School are recognized each year at the Hall of Honor celebration. Four new members were inducted in 2020, and they will be honored next year at the 2021 induction ceremony. 

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