Moorhead High School
Moorhead High School is a public high school in Moorhead, Minnesota, United States. Established in 1883, the school serves approximately 1,600 students in grades 9–12.
|Moorhead High School|
2300 4th Avenue South
|School district||Moorhead Area Public Schools|
|Teaching staff||87.06 (FTE) (as of 2012-13)|
|Average class size||30|
|Student to teacher ratio||17.75 (as of 2012–13)|
|Color(s)||Orange and black |
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, lacrosse, 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), 2015 (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)
- Speech: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 (AA)
- Jason Blake, professional ice hockey player
- Ada Comstock, women's education pioneer
- Brian Coyle, three-term Minneapolis City Council member
- Mark Cullen, professional ice hockey player
- Matt Cullen, professional ice hockey player, 3-time Stanley Cup champion
- Becky Gulsvig, actress
- Sydney Johnson, basketball coach, Princeton, Fairfield University
- Mark Ladwig, member of 2010 U.S Olympic team-figure skating
- Morrie Lanning, member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
- Brian Lee, professional ice hockey player
- Warren Magnuson, US Senator from Washington 1944-1981
- Olaus Murie, naturalist
- Arlan Stangeland, member of the United States House of Representatives 1977-1991
- Chris VandeVelde, professional ice hockey player
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moorhead Senior High School
- "Moorhead High School". Retrieved 27 June 2018.
- "School Detail for Moorhead High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2009-12-14.
- "MOORHEAD HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 16, 2019.