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Dorothy Dodds Elementary

Dorothy Dodds Elementary

Phone: 218-284-1300
Fax: 218-284-1333

Attendance Office: 218-284-1301
Counseling Office: 218-284-1312
Health Office: 218-284-1310
Media Center: 218-284-1334

School Hours :
7:55 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Robin Grooters, Principal
Robin Grooters,
Principal
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Nancy Wilson, Assistant Principal
Nancy Wilson,
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Moorhead High Key Club sponsoring annual carnival

Published October 21, 2019

The Moorhead High School Key Club is sponsoring a carnival from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at Moorhead High School with games and fun for children ages preschool to grade 4. Admission is $4 per child or $10 per family. Read More »

Assessment expert shares changes to grading philosophy

Published October 8, 2019

For several years, staff members at Horizon Middle School East Campus have been moving toward feedback-based grading, which focuses on students’ learning instead of their achievement on a particular assignment. Tom Schimmer, author of “Grading from the Inside Out,” spoke at a parent night at the beginning of the school year to explain the change in grading philosophy.

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Learn more about the district’s bond referendum

Published October 4, 2019

The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley will host an information session about the school district’s Nov. 5 bond referendum at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Moorhead Public Library. Tours of Moorhead High School will be given on Oct. 4, 17 and 29. Read More »

Two Moorhead foundations merge to better serve students and Moorhead Area Public Schools

Published September 13, 2019

Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation and Moorhead Area Education Foundation are joining forces in supporting Moorhead’s schools and students. In July 2019, each board of directors voted unanimously to merge as one entity, called Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation. Read More »

Welcome

Welcome to Dorothy Dodds Elementary School! Dodds Elementary School focuses on learning by using a results-oriented curriculum and instruction and by creating a culture of respect, acceptance and support for students in partnership with parents. Dodds Elementary is located in east Moorhead and has approximately 750 students in grades K-4.

Family Involvement

Family involvement is a critical link to student achievement, to achieving a high quality education and to a safe, disciplined learning environment. Parents and guardians have opportunities to become involved both at home and at school, and communication between parents/guardians and the schools is encouraged. Your participation in your child's education is important to us. Read more