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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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School Board approves calendar for 2019-20 school year

Published February 20, 2019

At its meeting on Feb. 11, the Moorhead School Board approved the calendar for the 2019-20 school year. Classes will begin Sept. 3, 2019. The last day of classes for students is June 2, 2020, unless additional emergency makeup days are needed. Read More »

District sets April 22 as school day to make up for missed day

Published February 12, 2019

Moorhead Area Public Schools has scheduled Monday, April 22, 2019, as an instructional day as makeup for the Feb. 7 weather-related school closure day. April 22 was identified on the 2018-19 calendar as the first emergency makeup day. Read More »

Applications accepted all year for free or reduced-price meals

Published January 29, 2019

Families may apply for free/reduced-price meal benefits anytime during the school year. Households may apply whenever a change has occurred in household income or composition. The form should be completed electronically to ensure faster processing. Parents/guardians should log in to their PowerSchool parent account to access the form. Read More »

School Board members take oath of office

Published January 16, 2019

On Jan. 14, School Board chair Scott Steffes led the oath of office ceremony for board members Keith Vogt, Rachel Stone and Kara Gloe. In November, Gloe, who was first elected in 2017 for a one-year term, was re-elected to her first four-year term. Stone and Vogt were elected to their first four-year terms on the board. 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