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  • From seeing how the district spends tax dollars to providing opportunities for lifelong learning, Moorhead Area Public Schools and the community are partners in education. We welcome your interest.
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The communications department works under the direction of the superintendent and is involved in community and public relations, internal communications and media relations. The district's communications coordinator works closely with administration and staff to inform employees and the public about what is happening in the district. The department publishes the district and special publications such as the district calendar and annual report, handles media requests, creates content and updates the district website and announcement e-newsletters, and maintains the district's social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.

Brand Standards

Consistency in language, style and identity standards are vital to convey the district's mission. A strong visual identity projects a distinctive look and creates a lasting impression. Consistent use and application of the district's visual identity is critical to building and maintaining familiarity with Moorhead Area Public Schools. Moorhead Area Public Schools has licensed and is trademarking its district, M and Spud mascot logos. Logos may be used through licensed vendors in accordance with the district's licensing agreement with U.S. Licensing. Contact for more information.

Recent News

Spuds volleyball out in two at state tournament

November 13, 2019

Moorhead High made its fifth consecutive trip to the Minnesota Class 3A state volleyball tournament at the Xcel Energy Center playing Minnetonka on Nov. 7 and St. Louis Park in the consolation round on Nov. 8. Read More

Results official: Voters approve district’s bond referendum

November 12, 2019

Voters in the Moorhead Area Public Schools approved the district’s bond referendum 5,478 (76%) to 1,754 (24%) during the Nov. 5 special election. The ballot question to address high school facility needs required a simple majority to pass. School district election results were canvassed by the School Board on Nov. 12 and are now official. Read More

Two Moorhead swimmers heading to state

November 12, 2019

During the Class AA, Section 8 girls swim meet, Moorhead High’s Abbie Ishaug and Horizon East’s Alayna Janke both broke pool records on their way to qualifying for the state meet. Overall the Moorhead High School girls swimming and diving team placed fifth in the Section 8AA meet. Read More

Parents/guardians asked to share input on climate in district’s schools

November 7, 2019

Moorhead Area Public Schools will give the Comprehensive School Climate Inventory, a nationally-recognized school survey, in November to all students in grades 3-12, with corresponding surveys for all parents and school staff. The survey is anonymous and provides each school or program with valuable information about how students, staff and parents view the school climate. Read More

Key interception helps Moorhead High win football section championship

November 6, 2019

An interception by Moorhead High’s Keenan Wendt set up a field goal to lift the Spuds to a 17-14 victory in the Section 8 championship football game against Bemidji on Nov. 1. Moorhead plays Elk River at noon Saturday, Nov. 9 at Monticello High School in the first round of the state tournament.

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