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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

District property tax levy sees slight increase

January 19, 2017

Moorhead Area Public Schools’ property tax levy will see a smaller increase than expected. The 2017 levy will increase only 1.1 percent, down from earlier estimates, according to Brandon Lunak, assistant superintendent of finance and operations. Read More

Two Moorhead schools each receive $5,000 for STEM learning

January 18, 2017

Earlier this school year, American Crystal Sugar Company awarded $5,000 grants to Red River Area Learning Center and Moorhead High School to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Read More

School Board members take oath of office

January 13, 2017

On Jan. 9, School Board chair Bill Tomhave led the oath of office ceremony for board members Melissa Burgard, Scott Steffes and Cassidy Bjorklund, who were elected in November along with Matt Valan. Read More

Middle School Task Force makes programming recommendations for grades 5-6 school

January 12, 2017

While construction of the building is underway, work also continues as Moorhead Area Public Schools determines programming and transition guidelines for the new grades 5-6 Horizon Middle School West Campus. The School Board heard the latest update from the Middle School Task Force last month. Read More

Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation Launches The 152 Club

January 10, 2017

Community members are being asked to join The 152 Club launched by the newly formed Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation. In its inaugural year, Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation hosted an August 2016 kick-off event and established The 152 Club, which seeks donations of $152 to fund opportunities for growth and learning for all students in Moorhead Area Public Schools. Read More