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Horizon teams place first, third and fifth in regional math tournament

March 30, 2017

Several Horizon Middle School students received individual awards, and Moorhead teams placed first, third and fifth in the Grade 6 Regional Math Masters Tournament held in Moorhead on March 17. Fourteen teams from the area participated in individual and team rounds.

Horizon Middle School House 6C Team placed first in the Math Masters Tournament. Team members are Carter Andreasen, Miles Giddings, Brooklyn Johnson, Katelyn Schwantz and Cooper Sorby. Their math teacher is Barb Stack.

The Horizon House 6A Team placed third in the tournament. Team members are Giancarlo D’Agostino, Laiken Hall, Ethan Larson, Theo Lecuyer and Chase Schmidt. Their math teacher is Chelsea Keller.

The Horizon House 6B Team placed fifth in the tournament. Team members are Faith Altepeter, Cole Darling, Tim Foster, Yahye Hashim and Brandon Obowa. Their math teacher is Diana Anderson.

Individual medals went to Horizon students Giancarlo D’Agostino, first place, and Cooper Sorby, third place. Individual ribbons went to Carter Andreasen, sixth place, Yayhe Hashim, seventh place, and Katelynn Schwantz, ninth place. Cooper Sorby and Laiken Hall earned ribbons for sixth place (tie) in Fact Drill.

Leigh Dornfeld is the Math Masters coordinator.

Math Masters of Minnesota is a statewide competition that challenges students to use higher-order thinking skills and problem-solving abilities in mathematics and recognizes academic effort and achievement.

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Moorhead High assistant principal named Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year

March 29, 2017


Angela Doll, Moorhead High School assistant principal, has been named Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals. Read More

District receives two grants as part of Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee’s 52 Weeks of Giving

March 28, 2017


Viktor the Viking high-fived kindergartners before a breakfast party and grant announcement at Probstfield Elementary earlier this month. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee continued its 52 Weeks of Giving campaign by awarding Moorhead Area Public Schools two grants as part of its efforts to create a more healthy and active future for Minnesota children. Read More

Moorhead High speech team qualifies 13 members for national tournament

March 23, 2017


Moorhead High School speech team members Devon Solwold and Izzy Larson perform their interpretive duo selection “Birdman” for family and friends during the Speech Open House at Moorhead High School. Solwold and Larson, along with 11 other Moorhead High speakers, have qualified for the National Speech & Debate Tournament in June.

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Reinertsen Teacher of the Year focuses on needs of young learners

March 22, 2017


In her work with young students, Melissa Kyser believes it is important to keep the whole child in mind. A first-grade teacher at S.G. Reinertsen Elementary School, Kyser has been named 2017 S.G. Reinertsen Teacher of the Year.  Read More

Robert Asp Elementary’s Penny Drive provides books for students

March 21, 2017


For the third year, students and staff at Robert Asp Elementary School collected pennies for a school-wide Penny Drive during February. Read More

Update: Construction projects move forward during the winter

March 20, 2017


The Moorhead School Board accepted construction bids for the three elementary school remodeling projects and heard updates on the construction of the district’s new schools at the Feb. 27 board meeting. Read More

Register for Moorhead Community Education spring classes

March 16, 2017


The new Moorhead Community Education spring catalog, which mailed March 10, includes more than 230 learning opportunities for people of all ages and interests. To request a free catalog or to register for a class by credit card, call Community Education at 218-284-3400 or go online at Read More

Hopkins students learn about giving during weeklong drive

March 16, 2017


Students at Ellen Hopkins Elementary School learned about homelessness, poverty and giving during the Hopkins Giving Hearts Week in February. Read More

Moorhead High boys hockey team places second in state tournament

March 15, 2017


Moorhead High forward Jacob Holtgrewe faces off against a Grand Rapids player in the boys hockey Class 2AA state championship game. The Spuds came in second at state. Read More

Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation supports milk/snack for students in need

March 15, 2017


Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation presented its first gift to Moorhead Area Public Schools on Feb. 27 following the success of the foundation’s Giving Hearts Day campaign. Read More

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