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Moorhead High School

Moorhead High School
2300 4th Avenue South
Moorhead, Minnesota, 56560
Coordinates Coordinates: 46°52′20″N 96°44′37″W / 46.8722222°N 96.7436111°W / 46.8722222; -96.7436111[1]

School type secondary
Established 1883
School district Moorhead Area Public Schools
Principal David Lawrence
Teaching staff 95.1 (FTE) (as of 2007-08)[2]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,643 (as of 2007-08)[2]
Average class size 30
Student to teacher ratio 17.3 (as of 2007-08)[2]
Color(s) Orange and Black
Mascot Spuddy
Nickname Spuds
Newspaper 'Dimensions'
Yearbook 'Cho Kio'

Moorhead High School is a secondary school in Moorhead, Minnesota. Established in 1883, the school serves approximately 1600 students in grades 9-12.

Extracurricular activities

Student groups and activities at Moorhead High School include Destination Imagination, Apollo Strings, Business Professionals of America, carolers, drama, Key Club, Knowledge Bowl, newspaper, pep band, Science Olympiad, speech, debate, student council, and yearbook.


The school's athletic teams, known as the Moorhead Spuds, compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, dance team, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.

State championship titles held by the school include:

  • Basketball, boys': 1928, 1929
  • Football: 1971, 1987 (AA)
  • Golf, boys:2012 (AAA)
  • Track and field, boys': 1929, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973 (AA), 1987 (AA), 1993 (AA)
  • Track and field, girls': 1973, 1974, 1975, 1999 (AA), 2001 (AA)
  • Volleyball: 1988 (AA)

Notable alumni


External links

  • Moorhead High School
  • Moorhead High School

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