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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

Moorhead girls hockey team splits games last week

January 18, 2019

Moorhead High goalie Paige Schmidt catches the puck during the girls hockey game against Fargo Davies at the Sports Center on Jan. 10. The Spuds were scoreless in the 0-5 loss to the Eagles, but picked up a 3-1 win against Northern Lakes on Jan. 12.

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Moorhead wrestling hosts Gadberry Invitational

January 17, 2019

This year’s Gadberry Invitational featured seven Red River Valley teams from Grand Forks, Jamestown, Fargo and Moorhead competing for individual honors and the team title. Moorhead advanced wrestlers to the final rounds in all but two weight classes. Riley Schock and Ryan Luthi led the Spuds, taking first place in their weight classes.

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School Board members take oath of office

January 16, 2019

On Jan. 14, School Board chair Scott Steffes led the oath of office ceremony for board members Keith Vogt, Rachel Stone and Kara Gloe. In November, Gloe, who was first elected in 2017 for a one-year term, was re-elected to her first four-year term. Stone and Vogt were elected to their first four-year terms on the board. Read More

Moorhead boys hockey tops East Grand Forks

January 15, 2019

Moorhead High defenseman Nick Searls anticipates the puck in front of the net in the Jan. 8 boys hockey game. The Spuds defeated Class 1A’s fourth-ranked East Grand Forks 4-3 at the Moorhead Sports Center. Read More

District taking applications through Feb. 1 for High School Conceptual Design Task Force

January 15, 2019

Later this month, the district’s High School Facilities Task Force will make a recommendation related to high school facilities to the Moorhead School Board. Following action by the School Board, a new task force will meet to review conceptual design details. Applications are being taken through Feb. 1 from community members interested in serving on the High School Conceptual Design Task Force.

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