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The Latest News

  • 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
  • Mental health Hope VanderwallReporterIn high schools all over the world, there is one common hidden issue: mental health. One in every five teenagers suffer from some sort of metal struggle ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:38 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • The right to assemble Luke SeidelReporterThe first line of the first amendment of the Bill of Rights reads as follows: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:35 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Arts and Entertainment

  • 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
  • MHS seniors take Spotlight awards Lexie StallReporterSarah Schulz and Devon Solwold,  talented and outgoing people. As many may not know Solwold and Schulz were involved in the YoungArts Program which artists from around ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:36 AM 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, 11:28 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Sports

  • 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
  • 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, 11:37 AM by Andrew Tichy
  • Boys diving Shakira TamezReporterMany of our Moorhead High students are aware that there is a boys diving team, but do they know the divers? One of our Moorhead High divers ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:36 AM by Andrew Tichy
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The Latest Features

  • 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

The Latest Opinion/Editorials

  • 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
  • The top ten reasons to look forward to 2017 Dominic Diaz-SwensonReporterMost people would agree to the idea that 2016 was a let down year. There were many events that were good about 2016, but at this ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:10 PM by Andrew Tichy
  • The role of public schools Jonathan BartleTech/Health EditorPublic Education (N), a school that is maintained at public expense for the education of the children of a community. Many people debate the roles ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 1:03 PM by Andrew Tichy
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