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  • Students navigate changing learning models as COVID cases tick up By: Aiden Williams When COVID-19 first began to spread here in the U.S, it seemed to most like we would be in for a fairly short (if somewhat ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:12 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • MHS moves to distance learning as COVID cases rise By: Alex JohnsonMonday was the first day of full distance learning for MHS students after three weeks in the hybrid learning model. Administrators say the school will remain in ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:00 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Distance learning begins for Minn. students By: Jack EisenzimmerOne of the most pressing issues of COVID-19 is how fast it spreads. This is why governments everywhere are ordering shelter in place, and social distancing ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2020, 3:47 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Applications open for MHS National Honor Society By: Antonia Am OrdeWould you describe yourself as social, ambitious, a natural leader and a good student? Do you want to get more actively involved at school and in ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2020, 6:41 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • College, career options come to MHS Students gather information at the NSDU table during the latest "College and Career Day" at MHSPhoto: Abby Carvell | The SpudBy: Abby CarvellAttention juniors and seniors, if you ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2020, 6:38 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Features

  • Graduating from Zoom U By: Belind AlemadiGraduation looked a little bit different this year. For some college seniors, it meant a Zoom graduation ceremony, but for others, it just meant a piece of ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2020, 4:09 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Local students battle back from positive COVID tests By: Malila StrawJaden Griffin is the 3rd string quarterback on our team here at Moorhead High. It might not be the biggest part but he still plays an important ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:04 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Soccer standout leads Spuds to undefeated start By: Mohamed Hussein Abdirahman Ahmed is a junior at Moorhead high school who plays for the varsity soccer team. It’s Ahmed’s first year in varsity and he ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 9:58 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Exchange students adapt to American life By: Ashna OrayThis year at the Moorhead High School, we have many foreign exchange students. Two of which are Antonia Am Orde and Esther Padi. Am Orde is from ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2020, 6:05 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • More than a schedule change By: Grant GervaisPicture an office in the heart of Moorhead High School where the lights are dim, fidget toys cover a central coffee table, and a cloud of essential ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2020, 5:59 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Technology/Health News

  • Space Robots at MHS By: Ian CreechThe Moorhead Robotics team is an interesting extracurricular activity. They are split into five separate teams, each one tasked with a different aspect of building a robot ...
    Posted Feb 24, 2019, 1:23 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Cell Phones: An Epidemic of Distraction or Connection? By: Grace HalvorsonWalk down the hallways at Moorhead High school today and you’ll see one small object in the hands of every single student: a cell phone. Highly ...
    Posted Oct 2, 2018, 10:00 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Is Moorhead High School Saving the World? By: Laura JensenThis past Sunday was Earth Day, a day when we celebrate our planet and the ways we can keep it clean. Though there are many things being ...
    Posted May 1, 2018, 6:02 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Share Table aims to feed students, cut waste By: Fatuma Mohamed Just in this country, Americans waste about 165 billion dollars worth of food, according to the National Resources Defense Council, or NRDC. In developed countries, there is ...
    Posted May 1, 2018, 6:02 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Screening against the sun By: Sydney ReiersonAs most people know, the sun can do a lot of good things for your body. The weather and the seasons always seem to take a toll ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2018, 7:14 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Arts and Entertainment

  • Still speaking: Speech "traveling" team sharing words remotely Competing virtually, six Spud Speech Team members pose for a photo during day one of the New York City Invitational. From L to R: Ingrid Rygg, Harrison Timm, Charlie Maki ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2020, 4:17 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Music moves forward from a distance By: Ethan LarsonThe Orchestra room at MHS looks and sounds a little different this year. However, there’s one constant: Anthony Eddleston, who these days teaches how to play ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2020, 4:10 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • "The show must go on." MHS Theater plans performances during pandemic By: Nina Holding Eagle-BushawEven as COVID-19 shakes the world, for Moorhead High School’s award-winning theater program, the show must go on.Had this been a ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:14 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Spud singers still finding their voices during distance learning By: Sarah BoockEach fall, Moorhead Choir produces a fall concert for each of their choir programs; however, with the new circumstances surrounding Covid-19, they have had to take ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:12 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Choir competes at section contest Concert Choir's Let Me Fly group performing at the choir competition hosted in Detroit Lakes.Photo: Mara Lysne | The SpudBy: Mara LysneOn Wednesday, February 19th the Treble ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2020, 6:34 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Sports

  • After COVID, boys soccer player bounces back By: Revar QaqosMHS Varsity Boys Soccer player Yosuf Mohamed tested positive for COVID-19 on Sept. 27. The starting defender spent time in quarantine before being cleared on Oct ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2020, 4:11 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Q&A with Coach Patrie By: Mohammed NamuqOn Oct. 1, MHS Varsity Boys Soccer Coach Ben Patrie tested positive for COVID-19. He has since completed quarantine and returned to the team earlier this ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2020, 4:10 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • Football team grateful for opportunity to play By: Brady WalthallThe Minnesota high school football committee and the board of Minnesota decided that football was going to be played in the spring due to the coronavirus. It ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:11 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Runners sprinting to finish line in shortened season By: Kasyn StorbakkenThe Moorhead Cross Country team has had a pretty good couple meets this year. Starting senior runner Ethan Lien is just happy that Covid didn’t ruin ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 9:57 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Feeney, Spuds adjust to new football schedule By: Blake WalthallLets just say the last six months for Kevin Feeney have been very confusing, full of curiosity and wonder on what is going to happen to his ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 9:57 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Opinion/Editorials

  • Finances factor in decision to restart fall sports By: Ethan Lien, The Spud Editor in ChiefAugust 4th. That was when many Minnesota high school athletics were pushed to spring as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:10 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • COVID cases mean changes for MHS students, staff By: Taylor BurgCOVID 19 has impacted all of us mentally and physically in the past few months. We now have to wear masks out in public and some of ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2020, 10:01 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Understanding COVID-19 By: Jack EisenzimmerWe are witnessing one of the most historic events of the 21st century, and potentially our lifetimes. A global pandemic known as COVID-19, or the Coronavirus ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2020, 7:21 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • 'Senioritis' setting in for MHS Seniors By: Keegan LeeStep into any American high school and a pretty common utterance is people having “senioritis” or a “senior slide.” What it essentially boils down to is seniors ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2020, 6:42 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Honoring Veterans important throughout the year By: Grant Gervais    The Spud ReporterAlthough it may be more than 200 days till our next veterans day, it’s never a bad time to recognize those who have ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2020, 6:23 AM by Andrew Tichy
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