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Student Handbook

Moorhead High School

Phone: 218-284-2300
Fax: 218-284-2333

Attendance Office: 218-284-2301
Counseling Office: 218-284-2312
Health Office: 218-284-2310
Activities Office: 218-284-2345
Registrar: 218-284-2400
Special Services Office: 218-284-2440
Media Center: 218-284-2334

School Hours: 8:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Dave Lawrence, Principal
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Detention will be held daily before school and after school. Detention can not be served during the scheduled school day of 8:25 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Arrangements can be made with your class principal to complete community service hours with approved nonprofit organizations. One hour of service completed will equal one session of detention. A maximum of 20 hours of community service can be completed each school year. Remaining detentions must be served at Moorhead High School either from 7:35-8:15 a.m. or 3:35-4:15 p.m. Detention will be assigned for unexcused absences, tardies and disciplinary reasons. It is the students’ responsibility to monitor PowerSchool for detention notification.

Students are responsible for monitoring detentions assigned for attendance or other reasons and serving them in a timely manner. If a senior has not served all of his or her assigned hours of detention by the second to the last Friday before graduation, that senior will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.

Detention Consequence Progression
Students who have unserved detentions will not be allowed to attend any of the school’s three organized dances: Homecoming, Prom and Morp. Students also will be ineligible for participation in competition of any extracurricular activity until all detentions are served.

Students in excess of 10 detentions may be required to have a parent/student conference with their class principal to address issues causing the detentions. Students who accumulate 40 or more detentions and refuse to improve their behavior will be exempt from all dances, the graduation ceremony and participation in extracurricular activities for the remainder of the school year. An attendance/behavior plan will need to be in place for students with this number of detentions.

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