Success starts with showing up! Students build the foundation for a healthy and happy life with regular school attendance, which includes: 📚 Better academic performance 🥳 Building life skills for success 🤝 Meetings friends ⛹️ Participating in activities
Shannon Rieder retired after 33 years at Moorhead Area Public Schools. She served in a variety of positions in her career including PEER teacher, Special Education teacher literacy coach and reading recovery teacher. Rieder remembers a special moment during a family-teacher conference when a parent thanked her for truly seeing her child. She will miss her colleagues and the funny observations her students made. In retirement, she is most looking forward to having the freedom to travel at any time with her husband and keeping an open mind to the possibilities of new challenges in the future.
Guess what? Downtown Moorhead Dairy Queen has something special in store starting Monday, Aug. 15. Order a small sundae and ask to have it served in one of these collectible baseball helmets. 🍦 Limited quantities are available.
Exciting things are happening at Moorhead High School! 👷 Read the latest on the MHS construction here >>https://www.inforum.com/news/moorhead/a-look-inside-the-giant-new-moorhead-high-school-under-construction Watch for picture updates throughout the school year.
Alice Swanson retired after 31 years of teaching physical education at Moorhead Area Public Schools. 🏋️She worked at Moorhead High School, Moorhead Junior High and Horizon Middle School. She was also the department chair for physical education. Swanson loved helping students gain confidence through her “Swanny expectations” to work hard and push themselves. Swanson will miss hearing students shout, “Swanny!” in the hall as they walked by. In retirement, she is looking forward to welcoming her first grandchild and living every day to the fullest.
Attention Families: save your receipts from school supplies purchases! You may be eligible for a tax relief program through the Minnesota Department of Revenue. There are no income limits for the education subtraction program. Learn more about the tax relief programs here >> https://www.revenue.state.mn.us/k-12-education-subtraction-and-credit
🎒Back to school season is here! There are already 569 students registered for kindergarten. Do you still need to register your child for kindergarten? Click here to enroll >> https://www.isd152.org/page/kindergarten-enrollment
Jodi Gramlow retired after 16 years at Moorhead Area Public Schools. Since 2005, she taught Early Childhood Special Education. Gramlow will miss the relationships she built with the children and their families and working with the amazing Early Intervention Staff. In retirement, she is looking forward to volunteering, writing and spending time with her friends.
It's the last few weeks of the summer meal program. Park locations are ending earlier than expected. The last day for meals at the park sites is Friday, Aug. 12. Click here for a list of all meal location dates and times >> https://www.isd152.org/article/754881
Moorhead School Board members toured the Moorhead High School construction project. They loved seeing the progress and envisioning the impact the facility will have on students for generations to come.
Susan Simons retired after 12 years as a custodian at Moorhead High School. We are so thankful for the years she dedicated to keeping our schools clean and safe. Happy Retirement, Susan!
It’s time to get those backpacks ready! Take a look at your school’s supply list for the 2022-23 school year: ✏️Elementary Schools >> https://5il.co/1bv7c ✏️Horizon Middle School >> https://5il.co/1bv7b ✏️Moorhead High School >> https://5il.co/1bv7d ✏️Moorhead Alternative Learning Center >> https://5il.co/1bv7e
Moorhead High School graduate, Carter Howell, signed an offer from the San Francisco Giants baseball organization.⚾ Howell played football, hockey and baseball for the Spuds and went on to play baseball at Augustana University. Way to go, Carter! #OnceaSpudAlwaysaSpud Read more here >> https://www.inforum.com/sports/pro/its-a-dream-come-true-moorheads-carter-howell-signs-with-san-francisco-giants-organization
Is your family in need of school supplies? United Way is distributing backpacks and school supplies to families in need at Scheels Arena on August 9 through August 11. Registration forms and more information are listed at the link here >> https://unitedwaycassclay.org/events/ssdbackpackpickup/🎒
Lisa Ferguson retired after 24 years as an English and Spanish teacher at Moorhead High School. She says her favorite memory was a trip to Spain with students. They visited the Reina Sofia Museum and saw Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica. An American tourist asked her students about the artwork and were impressed by the students' knowledge. The students felt so proud and Lisa was beaming with pride for her wonderful students! In her retirement, Lisa is looking forward to studying birds and native plants in northern Minnesota, traveling and moving to a lake home.
Check out our hard-working crew! Our team has worked hard throughout the summer to get schools and classrooms ready for students this fall. Thank you for all you do! 👏 #SpudPride
Moorhead Alternative Learning Center welcomes Assistant Principal Craig Fahrendorf. Fahrendorf has been with the district for 13 years teaching at Horizon Middle School. He is looking forward to this next journey in his career. Read more here >> https://www.isd152.org/article/789125
Thank you to parents Zach and Mary for sharing their powerful and positive experience at JumpStart preschool! "Our little two-year-old that started in your program had no words. Now, three years later, he is blooming." Their child loves to learn and can recite numbers, letters and colors. "Thank you for being a cheerleader, an advocate and for loving our boy." Registration for JumpStart Preschool is open now. Register here >> www.isd152.org/jumpstart-registration
Hey Spuds! We hope you are enjoying summer. 🧡 The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 29. Enjoy the rest of break!
Richard Bergley retired after four years of driving bus for Moorhead Area Public Schools. We are thankful for the time he devoted to safely transporting students. Best wishes on your retirement! 🚌