Moorhead High School

Moorhead Spuds to receive Mascot Nickname Challenge award Friday

The contest was a 64-team NCAA tournament format and over 87,000 votes were cast.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–During Friday’s Moorhead High School football game, the Minnesota State High School League will present a Mascot Nickname Award to the Spuds. The mascot contest was created by John Millia, Media Specialist for the Minnesota State High School League in May. The contest was a 64-team NCAA tournament format and over 87,000 votes were cast. The final matchup came…

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…

Social Distancing: Pandemic Stressing Out Pets

Plus, Voice Your Opinion On The New SpudMobile

  This pandemic isn’t just stressful for all of us. Our animal friends are dealing with the struggle just like us, only they have no idea what’s going on. Hopefully this morning, one animal who’s been stressed out by the pandemic can start getting some rest and relaxation. Our friends at C.A.A.R.E. bird rescue in West Fargo shared this photo…

LIVE: HOPE Inc. Gives Everyone A Chance At Glory On The Track

12th Annual Track Meet Set For Saturday, August 1st

  Everyone has the chance for athletic glory this weekend thanks to HOPE Inc. The adaptive sports and recreation non-profit is hosting its 12th annual track meet this Saturday at Moorhead High School from 10 a.m. to noon. Competitors will get the chance to win medals and ribbons in six different categories. Spectators will be required to wear masks and…

Moorhead High School Honors 2020 Graduates Through Online Graduation

Nearly 400 students graduated

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Following Minnesota’s COVID-19 guidelines, Moorhead High School went online for its commencement. Each band member at home, playing the traditional Pomp and Circumstance. Coming in one at a time to limit crowd sizes, these graduates say it’s an all around different experience. “Kylie and I will remember the class because of the unique playout of our seniors…

MSHSL cancellation of spring activities was expected, but no less heartbreaking for local schools

The Minnesota State High School League announced the cancellation of all spring activities in response to Governor Tim Walz's Executive Order

MOORHEAD, Minn. — When the news was announced that the remainder of the spring sports season had been canceled in Minnesota, schools weren’t exactly blindsided by the decision, but that didn’t make the blow any easier to take. “We kind of saw it coming, but once it finally does, it’s that punch in the gut,” said Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton activities director, Joe…

Moorhead School District Voters Approve Bond Referendum

The bond passed with 75.6 percent voter approval.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Area Public School residents approved the $110 million bond referendum. In unofficial results, the bond passed with 75.6 percent voter approval. The results will be official once the school board canvasses the precincts on November 12. The bond referendum will help with rebuilding the Moorhead High School and developing a career academy at the former Sam’s Club location….

Moorhead School Bond Referendum Election Is Tomorrow

The $110 million bond would completely reconstruct Moorhead High School

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People living in Moorhead’s 152nd Independent School District can vote on Tuesday November 5th on the high school’s bond referendum. The $110 million referendum would rebuild the Moorhead High School and renovate the former Sam’s Club building as a Career Academy for students. Officials say the school is already over its capacity limit and the student body…

Students Register to Vote For Bond Referendum

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Students are making sure their voices are heard in the upcoming Moorhead High School bond referendum. If it passes, no current students would attend the new school since the building would be completed after their senior year. That isn’t stopping one senior from getting as many of her classmates as possible to the polls. Amelia Bjorklund says…

Moorhead High School Makes Its Case For Referendum

It would help rebuild the school from the ground up with projects like creating new classrooms and improve accessibility for disabled students.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 110 million dollar referendum is up for a vote on November 5th. It would help rebuild the school from the ground up with projects like creating new classrooms and improve accessibility for disabled students. With the lack of space in classrooms like Social Study Teacher Tina Bentz’s are left in some murky conditions to teach. “I…