Moorhead Public Schools

Watch: Moorhead Public Schools enacts mask mandate

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A contentious school board meeting in Moorhead after a vote came up on universal masking for all staff and students in the public schools. Moorhead School Board Chair Cassidy Bjorklund said, “You guys can go out, go out. You can please leave, please leave. Out! Officer can you please remove them?” The issue set off a crowd…

Sen. Smith visits Moorhead’s Career Academy that’s under construction

MOORHEAD, Minn. – (KVRR) Minnesota Senator Tina Smith joins Moorhead Superintendent Brandon Lunak to check out renovations on the district’s career academy. The unfinished building was converted from a Sam’s Club store. It will feature a basketball court along with a high tech technology lab. Smith is on the Senate Education Committee. “This is such a overall important part if…

Moorhead Public Schools to provide free meals to adults

Breakfast and lunches will be distributed Monday through Friday from November 10th-December 30th.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whether you are a student or not, Moorhead public schools is making sure everyone in it’s community has enough to eat. Beginning November 10th, Moorhead Schools will be providing free meals for adults. They will be available for pickup from Monday to Friday and the meal bags will include both breakfast and lunch for the day. Any…

Moorhead Public Schools to provide adult meals through December 30

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Beginning Tuesday, Moorhead Area Public Schools will provide free meals for adults along with student meals during scheduled student distribution. Meals will also be delivered to several low income or senior living centers that do not provide meals to residents. The meals are being paid for by a Grant funded through the CARES Act through the…

Dorothy Dodds Elementary & Moorhead Public Schools Get Ready For Classes

Students in Moorhead will begin school on September 8th.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The floors and walls of Dorothy Dodds Elementary School will look a little different this year. “We have to do a big shout out to the custodians. They did all the taping and the signage in the district so we know that each spot is six feet apart and students will learn to keep the distance,” said…

Moorhead Public Schools Will Start Fall Semester With Hybrid Learning

The district is planning to transition to the designated school rubric learning model on September 21.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Moorhead Public Schools will start the new year with hybrid learning. “To acclimate staff and students to the new learning environments and to help students develop the necessary skills and prevention practices to ensure safety,” says Brandon Lunak, the Superintendent at Moorhead Public Schools. The district will be moving between hybrid and distance learning based on the COVID-19…

Moorhead Public Schools discusses safety plan for Special Education students

MOORHEAD, MN – A coronavirus safety plan is being put in place for Special Education students at Moorhead schools. The district says it will continue working with students who are on an Individualized Education Plan or IEP. They will also restructure classrooms and learning plans based on the model the district is using. The district will also have alternative learning…

Moorhead Public Schools outlines plans for upcoming school year

The district revealed details for the Return to Learn plan

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Schools will operate the coming school year in one of three ways; in-person learning, distance learning or a hybrid of the two. Which one the district chooses will be based on state recommendations. Minnesota is using a 14-day county level case rate to determine what kind of learning should be done. There are five different…

Social Distancing: Learning Lessons In The Dirt

Minnesota Parents Become Teachers With Distance Learning And Emily Welker's Little Girl Gets A Garden-Variety Lesson

  A lot of parents are in a brave new world this week. Distance learning started Monday for Moorhead Public Schools, Wednesday for Fargo. Local artist Su Legatt shared pics of her first day as a home school parent with her pre-k kiddo on Twitter. Pre-K parents have flexible learning plans for their kids, so Su used art on the…

Moorhead Public Schools Discusses Distance Learning Strategies

The online lessons will begin on Monday and go through March 30

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Students in Pre-K will have a weekly guide and the parents of the students will receive a flexible learning plan. The goal of the flexible plan is to make sure the kids are engaged and that they’re having fun with it. Students from Kindergarten to fourth grade will have a plan including flexible voice and choice, and video…