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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 Schools Developing Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council

January 15, 2020

Moorhead Area Public Schools is seeking applications from members of the community to serve on a newly formed Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council. Read More

Strategic Planning: District Looking for Community Input Via Survey

January 13, 2020

Moorhead Area Public Schools is in the initial stage of developing a strategic plan. The school board is working with the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) to provide guidance and assistance with the planning.

The school board is seeking input from school district residents and staff on the school district’s strengths and areas for improvement. School district residents can give feedback by completing a survey or attending a community focus group. The information gathered from the survey and community forum will be analyzed and used to help identify school district strategic priorities.

The district is asking for Moorhead residents to provide input through an online survey and community focus group sessions.

Your participation will be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions about the survey or strategic planning process, please contact MSBA’s Director of Strategic Planning and Board Leadership, Gail Gilman at 507-934-2450, ext.130, or

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The New Year Brings Opportunities for Moorhead Schools

January 7, 2020

The New Year brings excitement and anticipation for the year ahead. Read More

Register for Moorhead Community Education winter classes

January 2, 2020

The new Moorhead Community Education winter catalog includes more than 225 learning opportunities for people of all ages and interests. Classes are open to residents who live within and outside the metro area. To request a free catalog or to register, call Community Education at 218-284-3400 or go online at Read More

Moorhead wrestlers win against Fargo North

January 2, 2020

Moorhead High’s Ryan Luthi attempts to maneuver his Fargo North opponent into a position to be pinned during the Dec. 20 wrestling match between the Spuds and the Spartans. Luthi won by major decision as the Spuds defeated Fargo North. Read More