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Ellen Hopkins Elementary

Ellen Hopkins Elementary

Phone: 218-284-4300
Fax: 218-284-4333

Attendance Office: 218-284-4301
Counseling Office: 218-284-4312
Health Office: 218-284-4310
Media Center: 218-284-4334

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

Lynnelle Dirksen, Principal
Lynnelle Dirksen,
Principal
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Diana Johnson, Assistant Principal
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A look at the history of public school buildings in Moorhead from 1873-1930

Published November 29, 2018

Moorhead Area Public Schools had its beginning in April 1873 when the Clay County Commissioners approved a motion to begin a school district in Moorhead. The first 50 years of the Moorhead Schools saw the construction of a number of elementary school buildings and the first Moorhead High School. Read More »

Hopkins raises $923.48 for United Way with penny war

Published November 19, 2018

Students, families and staff members at Ellen Hopkins Elementary School raised $923.48 for the United Way through the school’s fifth annual penny war in October. Read More »

One incumbent, two new members elected to School Board

Published November 13, 2018

Voters in the Moorhead Area Public Schools re-elected Kara Gloe and elected Keith Vogt and Rachel Stone to the School Board on Nov. 6. School district election results were canvassed by the School Board on Nov. 13 and are now official. Read More »

Legacy Foundation awards $5,000 in impact grants to Moorhead teachers this fall

Published November 1, 2018

The Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation awarded its second round of Spud Student Impact Grants in October 2018 to teachers in Moorhead Area Public Schools. The $5,000 in grants will fund several hands-on, innovative opportunities and impact student learning during the 2018-19 school year. Read More »

Welcome

Welcome to Ellen Hopkins Elementary School! Hopkins Elementary School hosts a vibrant, multicultural community dedicated to meeting the needs of students through a structured curriculum and a variety of programs. It is our belief that education is a shared responsibility of our students, parents and staff working together. Hopkins Elementary is located in central Moorhead and has approximately 750 students in grades K-4 in both an English program and a Spanish Immersion Program (SI). Read more

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