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We Are Proud

Moorhead Area Public Schools recognizes outstanding achievements of students, staff and community members in the We Are Proud section of the School Board agenda. These achievements are acknowledged to the audience and retained in the district permanent records.


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We Are Proud: Moorhead High School Boys Hockey

March 27, 2017

We Are Proud of the Moorhead High School boys hockey team for placing second in the 2017 Class 2AA boys hockey state tournament. The Moorhead Spuds beat Hill-Murray 4-2 in the first round of the state tournament, and they won the semifinal game against Lakeville South 3-2 before losing to Grand Rapids in the championship game. Carson Kosobud, Ethan Frisch and Carter Randklev were named to the All-Tournament Team. Moorhead defeated Roseau 6-0 in the Class 2A Section 8 championship, giving the Spuds their first trip to the state tournament since 2013. Team members are Carson Kosobud, Matt Herbranson, Isaac Howe, Ethan Frisch, Carter Randklev, Nolan Westra, Landon Overbo, Kyler Kleven, Cole O'Connell, Parker Dronen, Carter Howell, Sam Entzion, Jacob Holtgrewe, Jack Stetz, Parker Larson, Karson Kvalevog, Jake Beedy, Ryan Stafford, Lance Leonard and Thomas Klein. Head coach is Jon Ammerman, assistant coaches are Derek Thompson, Sam Walstad and Tony Kunka, and student managers are Cooper Czichotzki and Sam Beedy.

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We Are Proud: Moorhead High School Wrestling

March 27, 2017


We Are Proud of the Moorhead High School wrestling team for qualifying the following individuals to the 2017 Minnesota Class 3A state tournament: Payton Horsted at 152 pounds, Jack Lien at 160 pounds, Riley Schock at 170 pounds, and Samuel Grove at 195 pounds. At the state tournament, Grove placed first in his weight division, and Schock placed fourth in his division. The wrestling head coach is Skip Toops, and assistant coaches are Curt Strom, Kenny Mark, Grant Brendemuhl, Mike Hamm, Trent Sovde and Mark Wychor. Read More

We Are Proud: Nordic Ski Section Coach of the Year

March 27, 2017


We Are Proud of Tom Dooher, Moorhead High Nordic ski racing coach, for being named Section 8 coach of the year. Read More

We Are Proud: Nordic Ski State Qualifiers

March 27, 2017


We Are Proud of Moorhead High girls Nordic ski racing team members Sofie Overturf and Kate Ludwig for qualifying for the 2017 state tournament. Tom Dooher is head coach for Nordic ski racing.

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We Are Proud: MNSOTA Middle Level Honors Orchestra

March 27, 2017


We Are Proud of Moorhead High School student Sophie Pepple for being selected for the MNSOTA Middle Level Honors Orchestra. The Middle Level Honors Orchestra performed Feb. 18 during the Minnesota Music Educators Association Convention at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Pepple is a student of Moorhead High orchestra teacher Anthony Eddleston. Read More

We Are Proud: 2017 MASA Administrator of Excellence

March 27, 2017


We Are Proud of Dr. Lynne Kovash, superintendent of Moorhead Area Public Schools, for being named a 2017 Administrator of Excellence by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA). Kovash was honored for her leadership, concern for students, and active involvement in professional and community affairs at a statewide recognition ceremony during the MASA/MASE Spring Conference on March 10 in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Read More

We Are Proud: 2016-17 Minnesota All-State Orchestra

March 13, 2017


We Are Proud of Moorhead High School students Sam Stein and Kenan Stoltenow who were selected by audition to perform with the 2016-17 Minnesota All-State Orchestra. The Minnesota All-State Orchestra is made up of the top high school musicians in Minnesota. Stein and Stoltenow performed with the All-State Orchestra on Feb. 18 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. They are students of Moorhead High orchestra teacher Jon Larson.

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We Are Proud: Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year

March 13, 2017


We Are Proud of Angela Doll, Moorhead High School assistant principal, for being named Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). The Assistant Principal of the Year program recognizes outstanding middle level and high school assistant principals who have demonstrated success in leadership, curriculum and personalization. Doll was selected for her leadership skills, positive relationships in her school and commitment to innovation. She was recognized as Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year at the MASSP conference in January. Read More

We Are Proud: Moorhead District Spelling Bee

February 27, 2017


We Are Proud of the winners of the Moorhead District Spelling Bee on Jan. 13 at Horizon Middle School. Avery Hagen correctly spelled “indecisively” to place first. Tim Foster took second, and Ian Creech was third. Hagen and Foster advanced to the Region Spelling Bee in Fergus Falls on Feb. 7. The Spelling Bee coordinator is Leigh Dornfeld. Read More

We Are Proud: Grade Level Spelling Bees

February 27, 2017


We Are Proud of the winners of the written Grade Level Spelling Bees in January. Winner of the Grade 6 Spelling Bee was Aiden Williams. William Hallman was first in the Grade 7 Spelling Bee, and Kale Erickson won the Grade 8 Spelling Bee. The Spelling Bee coordinator is Leigh Dornfeld. Read More

We Are Proud: Moorhead High Girls Swimming

February 27, 2017


We Are Proud of Moorhead High School student Katelin Winter for qualifying for the 2016 Class AA girls swimming and diving state tournament in 200-yard individual medley. Head coach is Pat Anderson, and assistant coach is Anneliesse Bruns.

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