Moorhead Elementary Schools Make Dramatic Gains In New State Ratings

Secondary schools make progress in closing achievement gap On Aug. 30, the Minnesota Department of Education released the Multiple Measurement Rating (MMR) based on 2011-12 test results and data for schools across the state. Moorhead elementary schools made dramatic increases compared to this past May’s initial ratings, which used test results and data averaged from…
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Governor Proclaims Moorhead A Yellow Ribbon Community

On Aug. 22, Governor Mark Dayton and Brigadier General Robert Cayton proclaimed Moorhead a Yellow Ribbon Community at a regional Yellow Ribbon Proclamation Ceremony in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Moorhead Area Public Schools is a collaborative partner supporting the efforts of Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Moorhead, a program to connect service members and their families with…
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New Elementary Assistant Principals Aim To Build Relationships

Relationships are key for Moorhead Area Public Schools’ three new elementary assistant principals, Michael Daugs, Jacob Scandrett and Travis Okerlund. Daugs, assistant principal at Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, is already getting to know the students, staff and community and looks forward to continue developing these relationships. “I plan to use these relationships to develop the…
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Moorhead High School Hall Of Honor Inducting 2012 Members On Sept. 22

Tickets for induction ceremony must be purchased by Sept. 18 Four graduates and one supporter of Moorhead High School will be inducted into the Moorhead High School Hall of Honor at a recognition ceremony at 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at Minnesota State University Moorhead.Tickets for the ceremony are $20 and must be purchased by Tuesday,…
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School Board Election Set For Nov. 6 In Conjunction With General Election

Eight school district residents have filed for four seats open on the Moorhead School Board. During a special meeting Aug. 21, the School Board set the election for Nov. 6. The School Board election will be held in conjunction with the state general election. The eight candidates for School Board, in order of filing, are…
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