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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,
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Nancy Wilson, Assistant Principal
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Mabrouk named Dorothy Dodds Teacher of the Year

Published 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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Operations Center renovation begins with bids $2 million under estimates

Published 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 »

Task force continues to refine conceptual design for rebuilding Moorhead High

Published April 30, 2019

The Conceptual Design Task Force members reviewed a revised conceptual design for rebuilding Moorhead High School at their April 10 meeting. The Moorhead School Board received an update on this work at the April 22 board meeting.

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Horizon West presents “The Lion King Kids” on May 3-5

Published April 30, 2019

Join the Horizon West fifth and sixth graders as they present Disney’s “The Lion King Kids” on May 3-5. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. 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