Kent Wolford Named 2012 Moorhead Teacher Of The Year

“I look at each period as maybe the best 90 minutes of a student’s day,” said Kent Wolford, Moorhead High School social studies teacher. “We don’t know what students are going through so I want to make sure that at least for one period they will have a positive experience.” Wolford, who was selected as…
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District Partners With Educational Entities To Form ESTEEM Consortium

Moorhead Area Public Schools has partnered with five other educational entities in the Fargo-Moorhead area to develop the ESTEEM Consortium (Encouraging Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Math). Dr. Lynne Kovash, superintendent of Moorhead Area Public Schools, along with leaders from Fargo Public Schools, West Fargo Public Schools, South East Education Cooperative, North Dakota State University,…
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District Adds Mandarin Chinese Classes At Moorhead High

“Chinese is a language that is becoming more and more used throughout the world,” said Moorhead High School student Paige Wakefield. Wakefield is one of approximately 120 students taking the first level of Mandarin Chinese this year at Moorhead High. The course was added following passage of the district’s 2010 operating levy. Expanding world language…
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Professional Development Sessions Focus On Safe Learning Environment And Student Success

Students have the right to come to school free of victimization, education consultant Danya Perry told teachers and administrators during Moorhead Area Public Schools’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. professional development day. Perry’s Jan. 16 keynote, “Understanding the Ecological Framework of Bullying,” introduced a morning of sessions focused on strategies to help all students achieve…
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Residents Invited To Community Listening Session Jan. 19

Moorhead School District residents are invited to learn more about the district, ask questions and share their thoughts during the community listening session scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 in the Horizon Middle School media center, 3601 12th Ave. S. The date of this session has changed from what is listed in the district…
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