MOORHEAD AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Enrollment Continues To Rise For Moorhead Area Public Schools

MOORHEAD, Minn. — School is back in session in Moorhead and the district begins the year with record enrollment numbers. There are 7,336 kids in grades K through 12. That includes 267 students enrolled in the Moorhead online academy. Enrollment is up 183 students from the first day of school last year. Construction of a new Moorhead High School began…

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…

Moorhead students return to in-person learning

"The safety of students and staff is our primary concern so we have in place the safety mitigation guidelines that our state is requiring us to follow."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — After almost a year of students learning outside of the classroom, Moorhead High School is preparing to welcome back students full time to in-person learning. “We’re pretty excited to have the kids coming back. It kind of almost has that first day of school feel. I know the teachers have been looking forward to teaching kids…

Moorhead Area Public Schools Transitions High School Students To Distance Learning

The move is in response to the increase of COVID-19 cases among that age group

MOORHEAD, Minn- Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. Pre-K through 8th grade will continue with the hybrid model. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning will work. They will learn from home for two weeks. The students are tentatively scheduled to be back in…

Moorhead High School to transition to distance learning September 28

MAPS says its goal is to return MHS to a modified hybrid schedule as soon as possible.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead High School will transition to distance learning on September 28. The Moorhead Area Public Schools’ Incident Command Team made the decision based on increased COVID-19 rates in the community. Parents received a letter from Superintendent Brandon Lunak explaining the transition. High School students will have an offsite learning day on September 23 to prepare for how distance learning…

Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation to hold mask drive for students in need

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation is planning a mask drive for students in need. The Foundation is collecting homemade or store-bought masks and monetary donations to purchase masks. Community members are encouraged to bring donations to the Probstfield Center for Education Door 3 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Monetary donations can also be made online…

Moorhead Area Public Schools to announce learning plan for 2020-21 school year at 9 a.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Area Public Schools is scheduled to announce its Return to Learn Plan for the start of the 2020-21 school year. MAPS is holding a press conference at 9 a.m. to share the plan. According to MAPS, the plan has been built using guidance from Gov. Walz, recommendations from county and state education agencies and input from parents and…

LIVE: Moorhead Area Public Schools to host feedback session for parents to select learning model for 2020-21 school year

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Area Public Schools is hosting a virtual feedback session for parents and guardians on Monday. The feedback will help local schools select a learning model for the 2020-21 school year. Parents and guardians will be able to view the progress the school has made on its re-entry plan and help the schools develop a learning plan. The session…

Moorhead Parents Start Community Supply Drive to Support Families

The organizers say they have already received a $1,000 donation.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–With many families working and learning from home, three Moorhead parents have started a community supply drive to support Moorhead Area Public Schools, students and families. The Moorhead Community Supply Drive is asking for donations to support the childcare services provided for essential workers and to implement distance learning at West Central Juvenile Center. Donations can be anything from…

Moorhead Area Public Schools Providing Meals and Child Care During School Closures

The meals will be delivered to multiple schools for students.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Area Public Schools announced it will be providing child care and supplying meals to students starting Wednesday, March 18. In coordination with the YMCA, Moorhead schools will offer care to district-enrolled students age 12 and under whose parents are emergency workers and critical in the community response to COVID-19. The state has designated which occupations are eligible for…