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School Phone Numbers

This summer the school made some phone changes.

The current numbers are:

High School - 218-935-2212

Elementary - 218-935-2581

District - 218-935-2211


Nickname and Color Announcement

We are excited to announce that our new joint activities name and colors are:
Nickname: Thunderbirds
Colors: Black, Teal, and Silver
The Waubun and Mahnomen School Boards have approved the new nickname and color scheme of the co-curricular activity programs in a joint school board meeting held this morning, September 18th at 7:00am.
The joint Activities Committee, both School Boards, Administration, Athletic Directors and Staff would like to thank the students and community for your input and involvement in this selection process. We celebrate and cherish our rich history. We will carry that strong history and tradition into building a strong future for our children.

NickName Vote

The primary vote has been completed and the nickname/color list is narrowed to three:


Royal Blue & Gold
Black & Silver
Black, Teal & Silver

The final vote will be held at the September 8th (Mahnomen) and September 15th (Waubun) home Football games. Students will vote during the school day.

Top three colors selected

NickName Selection Process

The Waubun/Mahnomen nickname committee has narrowed the list of suggested names and colors to the following ten. A primary vote will be held on Tuesday, September 5 at the Mahnomen vs Waubun Volleyball game held in Waubun. Students will vote during the school day and members of the public at the game can vote as well. The top 3 votes will advance for a final vote at the September 8th (Mahnomen) and September 15th (Waubun) home Football games.

North Stars
The Nation

Black & Forest Green
Black & Silver
Navy & Gold
Maroon, Grey & Navy
Royal Blue & Gold
Grey, White & Red
Black, Teal & Silver
Purple, Grey & Black
Grey, Navy & Action Green
White, Orange & Light Blue


Sample Colors of MW jerseys. Please click on the link to see what the top 10 colors look like before you vote on Sept. 5th. Please note: these are not the jerseys we will order. This is done simply to allow you to see how the colors look together. Football and basketball jerseys were used because they were easier for our uniform rep to make.

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