New Shoes For A New Year Of Learning

It’s that time of the year again. The air is cooler and the thoughts are on the new school year. This fall I walked through each of our schools on opening day. What a thrill to see all the students and teachers as they came back to school! One of the teachers asked me if…
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Boyle Named Western Division Principal Of The Year

Gene Boyle, principal at Moorhead High School, has been named Western Division Principal of the Year for 2011-12 by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals. Boyle was recognized by MASSP in June and by the School Board on Sept. 26.

Food Bank’s BackPack Program Expands To All Three Moorhead Elementary Schools This Year

The Great Plains Food Bank is expanding the Cass Clay BackPack Program to 750 children living with or at immediate risk of hunger in the community. This is an increase of 41 percent over last year when 530 students were served. The program will reach students at all three of Moorhead’s elementary schools this year.…
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Moorhead High School Hall Of Honor Inducting 2011 Members On Sept. 24

Tickets for induction ceremony must be purchased by Sept. 20 Four graduates and a former employee of Moorhead High School will be inducted into the Moorhead High School Hall of Honor at a recognition ceremony at 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Meadows Golf Course, Moorhead. Tickets for the ceremony are $20 and must be purchased…
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Presentation At All-staff Assembly Focuses On Literacy At All Levels

Many jobs that never involved reading, writing or math are no longer low education jobs, said Dr. Timothy Shanahan, professor of Urban Education at University of Illinois, Chicago, and director of the Center for Literacy. Shanahan stressed the importance of improving literacy at all levels during his presentation to district employees at the Moorhead Area…
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