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Horizon West

Horizon Middle School West Campus

Phone: 218-284-8300
Fax: 218-284-8333

Attendance Office: 218-284-8301
Counseling Office: 218-284-8312
Health Office: 218-284-8310
Media Center: 218-284-8334

School Hours :
9:05 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Carla Smith, Principal
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Ben Dimond, Assistant Principal
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Important Summer Contact Information

Moorhead Area Public Schools operates with limited staff during the summer months. The following information is provided to make it easier for the public to contact the district.

If you need further assistance regarding the following programs:

  • Horizon Middle School West Campus Main Office is closed between June 15 and August 1. You may leave a message for Horizon West office staff at 284-8300.
  • For Horizon Middle School Special Education Extended School Year, please call Ashley Nelson at 284-3887 or Winifred Evensen at 284-3711. ESY is from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from June 19-28, July 10-19, July 31-Aug. 9 at Horizon East.
  • For ESY bus transportation questions, please call Mike Steffen or Ruth Smith at 284-1400.
  • The 2018-19 grades 5-8 school supply list is available here.
  • Pay for school activity and supply fees online through PayForIt.
  • Grades K-12 student schedules and teacher assignments will be available to view online through PowerSchool at 8 a.m. Aug. 22.
  • Horizon West back-to-school sessions will be the afternoon of Aug. 30. Families and students will be assigned to a session, which will be posted in PowerSchool. During this time, students and families can meet the teacher, tour the school, and pay their PTAC fee. Back-to-School night will be Aug. 30. Families only need to attend one event so if you can make it to the assigned afternoon event, you do not need to attend in the evening. If the time you are assigned does not work for you, you can call the office to reschedule. If you are only able to attend the evening sessions, the times are as follows: All grade 5 students and all grades 5-6 Spanish Immersion students: 5-6:30 p.m. All grade 6 students (except Spanish Immersion): 7-8:30 p.m.
  • UPDATED: School pictures will be taken Aug. 30 during the back-to-school events.
  • As part of the summer food service program, free meals for all children will be served at Arrowhead Park, Queens Park and Moorhead High School. See the Moorhead Schools summer meals schedule. Meals may be purchased at Horizon Middle School using student meal accounts.
If you need immediate assistance or assistance with other inquires please call Probstfield Center for Education at 218-284-3300. The district office is open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through June 8. From June 11 through Aug. 10, office hours are 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7-11 a.m. Friday. Regular hours resume Aug. 13. 

Legacy Foundation awards eight impact grants to Moorhead teachers last year

Published August 10, 2018

The Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation granted its first round of eight $500 Spud Student Impact Grants last fall to teachers in Moorhead Area Public Schools. The foundation is currently accepting application from Moorhead Area Public Schools educators for the second round of grants to be awarded this fall. Read More »

Moorhead School District holding substitute training

Published August 7, 2018

Moorhead Area Public Schools is looking for interested candidates to apply for open substitute positions as teachers, paraprofessionals, custodians and food service workers for the 2018-19 school year. Read More »

Moorhead Area Public Schools holding new student registration in August

Published August 7, 2018

Kindergarten students who are not yet registered and students in grades 1-12 who are new to Moorhead Area Public Schools should register during August. Read More »

Horizon West students compare growing methods with service-learning project

Published July 23, 2018

A sixth-grade group at Horizon Middle School West Campus explored variables in science by comparing hydroponic tower gardening to traditional gardening, documenting data for both growing methods. Read More »

Welcome

Welcome to Horizon Middle School West Campus! Students in grades 5-6 at Horizon West experience enhanced educational programming and many opportunities for learning and development in a state-of-the-art school designed with small learning communities. By working together, parents and school staff can provide a quality educational experience for the students.