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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
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Moorhead Schools history wall nearing completion

Published September 28, 2018

The lobby of Horizon Middle School’s Performing Arts Center will soon be home to a 50-foot long historical timeline of Moorhead Area Public Schools. The project is a joint venture between the district and the Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation with funding generously provided by Hornbacher’s. Read More »

Moorhead High School Hall of Honor inducting 2018 members on Oct. 6

Published September 19, 2018

Four graduates will be inducted into the Moorhead High School Hall of Honor at a recognition ceremony at 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Tickets for the ceremony are $20 and must be purchased by Tuesday, Oct. 2.

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Moorhead Schools to receive additional support under North Star accountability system

Published September 4, 2018

Over the next three years, Moorhead Area Public Schools will continue to focus on improving mathematics and reading achievement, graduation rate, and attendance with some added support from the Minnesota Department of Education. Read More »

Moorhead School Board approves budget for 2018-19

Published August 23, 2018

During the June 25 meeting, the Moorhead School Board approved the district’s annual operating plan, which includes the preliminary budget for the 2018-19 school year. General fund revenues are projected at $84 million with expenses projected to be $85.6 million. 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