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Dorothy Dodds Elementary

Dorothy Dodds Elementary

Phone: 218-284-1300
Fax: 218-284-1333

Attendance Office: 218-284-1301
Counseling Office: 218-284-1312
Health Office: 218-284-1310
Media Center: 218-284-1334

School Hours :
7:55 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Robin Grooters, Principal
Robin Grooters,
Principal
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Nancy Wilson, Assistant Principal
Nancy Wilson,
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Two Moorhead foundations merge to better serve students and Moorhead Area Public Schools

Published September 13, 2019

Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation and Moorhead Area Education Foundation are joining forces in supporting Moorhead’s schools and students. In July 2019, each board of directors voted unanimously to merge as one entity, called Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation. Read More »

District’s opening day enrollment tops 7,000 students

Published September 3, 2019

Moorhead Area Public Schools had 7,066 students in grades K-12 report for school Sept. 3, 2019, which is the highest opening day enrollment since 1972 and continues the recent trend of high enrollment. Read More »

District residents to vote on proposal for growth and learning

Published August 13, 2019

At the Aug. 12 meeting, the Moorhead School Board moved forward with a construction plan for growth and learning by approving the ballot language for the district’s $110 million Nov. 5 bond referendum, which will provide students in grades 9-12 with safe, inviting and inclusive learning environments.

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Moorhead school social worker helps kick off United Way’s 21st annual school supply drive

Published July 22, 2019

As a volunteer, Nadine Moon has helped with all aspects of the school supply drive. As a school social worker for Moorhead Area Public Schools, Moon picks up extra backpacks and distributes them to the Moorhead schools to have as families move into the district. Moon helped the United Way of Cass-Clay kick off this year’s 21st annual school supply drive July 9 at Scheels in Fargo. Read More »

Welcome

Welcome to Dorothy Dodds Elementary School! Dodds Elementary School focuses on learning by using a results-oriented curriculum and instruction and by creating a culture of respect, acceptance and support for students in partnership with parents. Dodds Elementary is located in east Moorhead and has approximately 750 students in grades K-4.

Family Involvement

Family involvement is a critical link to student achievement, to achieving a high quality education and to a safe, disciplined learning environment. Parents and guardians have opportunities to become involved both at home and at school, and communication between parents/guardians and the schools is encouraged. Your participation in your child's education is important to us. Read more