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The Latest News

  • A new, dangerous drug hits the F-M area Robert HellemnReporterSniff, snort, pop, cocaine, pills, stop! Drugs are everywhere, even in our F-M area. Recently there has been a dangerous find of carfentanil being laced in ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 12:54 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Self-defense at school: students challenge the balance of protection, policy Jacob CameronNews EditorPepper spray, stun guns, cat ears. What do all these have in common? The answer is simple - they are all common forms of self defense weapons ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 12:53 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Know the signs: January is cervical cancer awareness month Quinn PelowskiReporterJanuary is Cervical Cancer awareness month. Although it is rare, it is relevant for teens and if not detected early it can be very life threatening. According ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:21 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Many ready to start over, say ‘good riddance’ to 2016 Jacob Cameron News EditorWith the year 2016 behind us, many will look back at those past 366 days and compare them to previous years. The consensus among many people ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:06 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Working for words Alex ChurchA&E EditorMoorhead High senior, Chase Evert, has been creating stories for years, and he knows the struggle of getting your work published. “I’m a writer ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:39 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Arts and Entertainment

  • S.A.D.D. brings message of hope, encouragement to Moorhead students Lonna BarwaryReporterS.A.D.D. is a Moorhead High club that stands against bullying, suicide prevention and abusive relations. Lydia Shaia, a junior at Moorhead High, is a ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 12:58 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • MHS vocalists audition for spots in choir Alivia DittmerReporterMoorhead High school has a large choir program which continues to grow every year. There are six different choir classes available at Moorhead High School. Some choirs ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 12:57 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Spring show announced, promises to be ‘awesome’ Lexie StallReporterDawn Gunderson, MHS theater and english teacher, has announced her upcoming Spring show, “The Awesome 80’s Prom. Show dates will be April 27, 28, and 29 ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:23 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • One-Act play takes the stage, performs a classic with a twist Alivia DittmerReporterMoorhead High School has been conducting a one act play each year for about 30 years. This year, they are performing “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:11 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Sticking to your New Year's resolutions Lonna BarwaryReporterA New Year's resolution is a tradition in which a person is looking to change an undesired trait or behavior. MHS student Shiler Ayub set a ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:04 PM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Sports

  • Boys hockey hopes hot streak ends at state tournament Parker ThomasReporterAs the regular season comes to a close the Moorhead Spuds boys hockey team looks to go far this postseason. They have been close the past few ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 1:05 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Tonsfeldt excited for Division II after season ends Kylie FrancisReporterBrooke Tonsfeldt is a senior at MHS and is a starting player and captain for the Moorhead girl’s basketball team. She is going to be attending ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 1:04 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Going the distance: Spud athletes spend hours on the road Parker ThomasReporterThe travel schedule for Moorhead High School's athletics and activities may put their teams at a disadvantage. This is largely because a majority of the teams ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:24 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Younger student-athletes finding time on JV, Varsity teams Kylie FrancisSports EditorMoorhead High School has a very talented athletics department. Although many are students at the high school, some students attend Horizon Middle School. Many of the ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:14 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Boys soccer team perpares for new coach, continued success Shakir ArtanReporterThe Moorhead boys soccer team is coming off of a great season, possibly their best season in the history of the program. They posted a record of ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:02 PM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Features

  • MHS student balances school, parenting, work Rachel KruegerReporterSpeaking with Jasmin Joseph, a senior at Moorhead High, you’ll get to know her adventure of being a teen mom at a very young age and ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 12:56 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Murals a mystery in MHS old commons Luke SeidelReporterThey loom over us. Hanging on the walls, blending into them. Our school houses very few works of art, but the most notable are those in the ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 12:55 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Inspiration to inspire: One MHS musician says he’s ‘made of music’ Stevie Rae ConlonReporterSam Stein is a junior at Moorhead High and he is well-known for his talent and strength in music. Stein has played the piano since ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:08 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Teacher feature: Marissa Van Vleet Candace DonnanReporterI had good fortune and pleasure of interviewing one of the “new kids on the block”, art teacher Marissa Van Vleet, who has just two years of ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:40 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Lien feature Parker ThomasReporterAs the wrestling season is just beginning the Spuds have many returning wrestlers expected to compete in their section. Among those is team captain Jack Lien. He ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:40 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Technology/Health News

  • MHS student lives, thrives with thyroid issue Shaylee FischerReporterThe thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that is at the base of the neck. The thyroid can cause lots of symptoms for every different type of ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 1:01 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • February is National Heart Disease month Jonathan BartleTech & Health EditorFebruary is National Heart Disease month. Every year around 600,000 people die from the disease. Heart disease affects all genders and usually attacks at ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 1:00 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Know the signs of STDs Quinn PelowskiReporterSexually Transmitted Diseases can be scary and can even stay with you for the rest of your life depending on the type. The best way to protect ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 12:59 PM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Opinion/Editorials

  • A snowstorm of bias Alex ChurchA&E EditorWe are living in tumultuous times; change is in the air. Our government's actions and inactions have spawned outrage and strikes all across the ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 1:03 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • The un-education of the nation Kaden MoszerFeatures EditorOur nation is a constantly changing place and the saying “anyone can become anything” has never been more true. T.V. celebrities can become president, and ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 1:02 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Abstract Expressionism Kaden MoszerA&E EditorI was introduced to art at a young age. My parents helped to influence this love with yearly visits to different art museums and enrolling ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:19 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • With liberty and justice for all: a closer look at the pros and cons of pledging allegiance in school Luke SeidelReporterThe pledge has a quaint, even poetic, ring. But, you already know the pledge and you’ve probably heard it more than 100 times. Practically every American ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:17 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Book review: 'It's Kind of a Funny Story' Shaylee FischerReporterThis book is fantastic in many ways. "It’s kind of a funny story" follows the life of Craig Gilner who is a depressed teenage boy. Craig ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:13 PM by Andrew Tichy
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