Moorhead Public Schools

Moorhead Public Schools Continues Teacher Contract Negotiations

there's no word on when there will be an agreement

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Schools Teachers Union is in its fourth session to negotiate contracts. While salary and benefits are what you can usually find in a contract, the union is also negotiating classroom sizes, teachers’ safety and more mental health resources for students. The union’s president of education says the district is always trying to make sure the…

Anonymous Donor to Match Fundraising Efforts up to $10,000 for Moorhead Public Schools

The event is raising money to help pay off the student lunch debt at all Moorhead public schools..

MOORHEAD, Minn.– An anonymous donor is matching funds raised up to $10,000 for the PB&J fundraiser to help Moorhead Public Schools. The event is raising money to help pay off the student lunch debt at all Moorhead public schools. The fundraiser at Junkyard Brewing Company includes a free will donation for PB&J’s, a silent auction and raffle prizes. The brewery is…

Attention Tutors! You Are Needed In Minnesota

Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps hope to fill 1,700 tutor positions across the state

MOORHEAD, MN — The Moorhead School District is in need of 19 literacy tutors and two math tutors according to Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. The organizations hope to fill 1,700 tutor positions across the state. There are three different levels of commitment: 35, 25 or 18 hours a week. Tutors will receive a stipend every two weeks, and…

Moorhead Public Schools Announces Goals of 2019-2020 Academic Year

The district is focusing on everything from the growth issue to mental health

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It may be the middle of the year for students everywhere but Moorhead Public Schools are already planning ahead for the 2019-2020 academic year. KVRR’s Danielle Church has tells us some of the goals the district plans to tackle when the time arises. Minnesota law requires each school district to turn in their goals which is why Moorhead…

Moorhead Public Schools Opening Day Enrollment Increases by Almost 300 Students

The district has added more than 1,000 students in the last five years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s back to school for kids in Moorhead and the public school district added 286 more students than last year. The district has added more than 1,000 students over the past five years. Superintendent Brandon Lunak says the most significant growth in the district is within kindergarten through fourth grades. Moorhead opened an additional elementary school and middle…

New School Year Changes In Store For Moorhead Public Schools

We've had a few projects inside that have upgraded our security and we've done some work to create a little more classroom space

MOORHEAD, Minn. — North Dakota Public Schools have dove into the 2018-2019 school year but those in Minnesota don’t start until Tuesday. There are some changes to the Moorhead district and the high school that students and parents should expect this year. “Boy I’ll tell ya it’s sure fun when the calendar hits august.” From months to weeks and now…

Former School Superintendent Facing Additional Indecent Exposure Charges

Eight more counts have been added to 10 previous charges of indecent exposure filed in Stearns County against Scott Staska.

COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) _ The former superintendent of the Rocori School District is facing additional charges of indecent exposure. Eight more counts have been added to 10 previous charges of indecent exposure filed in Stearns County against Scott Staska. The St. Cloud Times says the additional charges are connected to incidents that happened in St. Cloud between November and…

Police Officers Ride School Bus to Curb Distracted Driving in Moorhead

Over a four hour stretch, Moorhead Police made 75 traffic stops, 27 of which were for texting and driving

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, several police officers from the Moorhead Police Department, Clay County Sheriff’s Office, and the Minnesota State Highway Patrol could look down and see people plugging away on their phones. “What we have today are nine chase vehicles along 8th Street, and we’re looking for those violations on the bus calling to…

School Closings Due To Weather

Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and NDSU among schools closed due to the weather.

FARGO, ND — Most public schools in the F-M area have closed due to the weather. Fargo Public Schools cancels all classes and after-school activities for students of the Fargo Public Schools for Monday, March 5, including pre-school.   This decision has been made due to the weather conditions.  The make-up day for this cancellation of classes will be April 26….