BRANDON LUNAK

Masks recommended, five days of in-person learning approved for Moorhead schools

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Moorhead School Board has approved the district’s Safe Return to In-Person Learning Plan for the upcoming school year which includes an indoor mask recommendation and five days a week in-person learning. The plan was passed during a special meeting Wednesday. Face coverings will be required on buses to comply with federal mass transit mandates. The…

Groundbreaking for new Moorhead High School

The construction project is taking place on the current property of the high school.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead Area Public Schools is breaking ground on a new high school. The construction project is taking place on the current property of the high school. The new high school will be built in two phases over four years. The first phase is expected to be completed by 2023. The second phase by 2025. The building…

Superintendents ready to face challenges of new school year

Despite all of the challenges the school districts are facing, they feel ready to meet the needs of their students.

FARGO, N.D. – Over the next two weeks, 30,000 students will head back to school in-person for the first time since the pandemic began. The school districts of Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead, have spent the summer carefully preparing for all of the challenges that lie ahead of them, especially COVID-19. “Every generation has had a challenge, and this is…

New Moorhead Superintendent Ready to Guide District to New Success

Brandon Lunak will look to implement the MSBA's "Portrait of a High School Graduate" towards high school curriculum

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†After serving as Moorhead’s interim superintendent since December, Brandon Lunak was happy to receive the news that he would officially become the district’s next superintendent. “When I got the call, the range of emotions went from ‘boy, I’m extremely excited to get the call’ to ‘now, the work begins,’” said Lunak. The Moorhead job isn’t a first for…

Moorhead School Board Selects Brandon Lunak as New Superintendent

Brandon Lunak will begin negotiations with the board after serving as interim superintendent since December

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After the second round of interviews was complete, the Moorhead School Board voted to select Brandon Lunak as their new Superintendent. Lunak served as the Interim Superintendent since December 2017. Before he filled in for Lynne Kovash, Lunak was the Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations for Moorhead Area Public Schools since 2014. Before that, he was…

Moorhead School Board Picks Final 6 Candidates for Superintendent

Two Moorhead Public Area School Employees Are In The Running

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The interim superintendent for Moorhead Public Schools has made the final six. Brandon Lunak is among the school board’s six finalists for the position. The others include Moorhead’s Assistant Superintendent of Learning Melissa Eidsness and superintendents from Pelican Rapids, Long Prairie, Worthington and Cold Spring. They were among 18 applicants to fill the job vacated by the…