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This is your home to Mr. Moen's history courses that are offered at the Pillager Middle-High School.  I hope this will answer any questions you may have about my courses that are offered.  Navigate between the courses to find information that you can use for assignments, schedules, course information and more. 

Background Information:
A.  Education:  
  •  Graduated from Fosston High School in 1997
  •  Associate of Arts (AA) from Northland Community College (2000)
  •  Bachelor of Science (BS) from Valley City State University (2003) in History, and Social Science  
  •  Masters of Science (MS) from Southwest State University (2013) in Educational Leadership

B.  Work Experience: 
  • Taught history at Pine River-Backus from 2003-2013 (10 years)
  • Spent a year and a half as the Technology Integration Specialist Specialist 
  • First year at Pillager Middle-High School (2013-14)  
C.  Courses taught:  

Pine River-Backus
  • Middle School Elective:  Newspaper 7
  • Geography 8
  • American History 7 
  • American History 10
  • Electives:  Multicultural Studies, History through Sports
  • Minnesota History 6
  • Social Media 6
  • Electives:  Sports in Society, Multimedia
D.  Coaching experience:  
  • Volunteer assistant coach at Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School (2002-2003)
  •  Junior High Cross Country coach (2003-2006) 
  • C team Boys Basketball coach (2003-2004)
  • Head Boys Basketball Coach at Pine River (2004-2008)
  • Assistant Basketball coach at Central Lakes College (2008-2010)
  • Assistant Girls Basketball coach at Pillager (2013-2018)
  • Junior High Girls Basketball coach at Pillager (2018-present)

E.  Personal:  My wife Ann and I were married in 2002 and we reside in Baxter, MN.  We have three children: Madelyn, Aidan, and Alivia.  Besides teaching I enjoy watching/playing numerous sports, being outside, building, spending time with my family, technology, listening to music, working out, fishing, and am an avid Minnesota Vikings fan!

Feel free to contact me with any questions throughout the year.  I will  update grades on JMC weekly (Friday's) so you can get an accurate idea of how you(r) child are doing each week in class.

Matthew Moen