Meet Our Principals

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Mr. Nelson - Principal

Welcome to Mora High School! My name is Brent Nelson, and I am super excited to be in my seventh year as principal.

A Bit About Me:
• I grew up in St. Cloud and graduated from Tech High School.
• I attended Gustavus Adolphus College where I majored in Health and Physical Education.
• After college, I was a teacher and coach in Richfield, Minneapolis, and Underwood.
• Before moving to Mora, I was the assistant principal at Jefferson High School in Alexandria.
• For fun I enjoy laughing with my family and friends, traveling, working out and reading.
• My wife Amy teaches at Mora Elementary, and we have three sons and two dogs.

I am extremely proud of all the positive things we have going on. We have the strongest and most exciting teaching staff you will find anywhere. I believe that Mora High School is the perfect size school. We are big enough that we offer over 80 elective courses and have over 40 student activities and clubs, yet with only approximately 130 students per grade, we still offer that small
school feel centered on relationships.

If you are a prospective student or parent, I encourage you to call 320-679-6200 to set up a time to meet with me. I would love to share the great things we have to offer you, give you a tour of our building, and discuss if MHS is the right fit for you. Go Mustangs!

Brent Nelson
Principal
Mora High School
Office: (320) 679-6220
@bentsnelson04
Direct: (320) 679-6222
bnelson@moraschools.org




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Mr. Bakke - Assistant Principal

Hello and thank you for choosing Mora High School. My name is Nick Bakke,

and I am in my seventh year as assistant principal at Mora High School.


The staff and students at MHS are excited to be up to PAR this year. Being up to PAR means being PROACTIVE, ACCOUNTABLE, RESPECTFUL. MHS is a great place to learn because of our inclusive student body and the culture of being up to PAR they demonstrate every day.

  • I grew up in Wright County and graduated from Dassel-Cokato HS.
  • I graduated from the University of MN at Morris.
  • Previous to Mora, I worked in the MACCRAY & Willmar schools. 
  • My wife and I have four children in Mora schools.
  • I am a member of the Mora Area Fire Department.
  • When possible, my family enjoys the outdoors camping, hunting, and fishing.

There are many new and exciting things happening at MHS every day. If you

ever have a question or concern about the school or community please call

or visit with me. I look forward to the 2018-2019 school year being the best ever

Thank you to everyone in the community that helps make MHS the World’s

Greatest High School.


Nick Bakke

MHS Assistant Principal Email: nbakke@moraschools.org

@Mora_HS_AP

Office: 320-679-6200 Cell: 320-515-2013

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