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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.

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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 High girls lacrosse team falls to Brainerd

May 16, 2019

Moorhead High’s Jordan Nichols moves the ball during the May 7 girls lacrosse home game against Brainerd. The Spuds lost to the Warriors, but picked up their first win of the season against St. Croix on May 11. The Spuds play at home at 5:30 p.m. May 17 against Proctor/Hermantown/Marshall. Read More

Mabrouk named Dorothy Dodds Teacher of the Year

May 16, 2019

The influence of her parents led Maisa Mabrouk to become a teacher. Mabrouk has worked as an early childhood special education teacher for Moorhead Area Public Schools since 2014, first with the district’s Jump Start Preschool and most recently at Dorothy Dodds Elementary School. She was named this year’s Dorothy Dodds Teacher of the Year.

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Moorhead High boys lacrosse team tops Brainerd

May 15, 2019

Moorhead High’s Kenny Bohney works to maneuver the ball between two Brainerd players during the May 7 boys lacrosse home game. The Spuds got the best of the Warriors with a 13-2 win. The boys lacrosse team plays Rocori at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17 following the girls lacrosse game at Moorhead High. Read More

Moorhead High boys tennis team tops Crookston

May 15, 2019

Moorhead High’s one seed Hagar Khalid returns the ball over the net at the May 7 boys tennis meet against Crookston held at Horizon Middle School. Khalid lost his meet, but the Spuds took the win 4-3. The Spuds will play the East Grand Forks Green Wave at 4:30 p.m. May 16 at Horizon and will start section tournament action May 18 in Alexandria.

Photo: Renée Grover

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Operations Center renovation begins with bids $2 million under estimates

May 14, 2019

The renovation and expansion to create a district operations center for Moorhead Area Public Schools began in earnest this month with demolition of a portion of the existing facility last week. Construction of additions will provide space for the district offices and a garage for district-owned school buses. Read More