Classroom Technology

Thanks to the support of the voters of the Harrisburg R-VIII School District, our teachers are now able to add a new dimension to the teaching and learning taking place in our classrooms!  Computer network upgrades along with the new wireless network which were made possible by the passage of April’s school bond issue have […]

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Harrisburg Elementary hosted the annual Math/Science Fun Night! Sixty-plus families came out to support scientific and mathematical learning. All throughout the elementary, activities were taking place. Students experimented with balloons and hair to make static electricity, made paper dolls, and even made bird feeders out of toilet paper rolls, peanut butter, and birdseed. Students also […]

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Two Harrisburg students have qualified for the 2015 MSHSAA State Speech Contest to be held in Springfield on April 24-25. Junior Carolyn Bland and Senior Macy Arp qualified for the two-day event. Bland qualified in Poetry by placing 2nd, while Arp qualified in two events, Dramatic Reading and Storytelling, placing 2nd in each of those […]

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Harrisburg High School students gathered together to create the shape of pi to celebrate this historic Pi Day.  The significance of 2015’s Pi Day is that at exactly 9:26:53, the date and time will correspond to the first ten digits of pi in perfect order: 3.14.2015 9:26:53.  The numbers of pi are hanging throughout the Harrisburg […]

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The school board adopted the 2015-2016 academic calendar at the March 9th meeting.   Harrisburg will continue the 4 day school week next year with an August 19th start date.  

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Once a month, for eight months, the Boone County Fire Protection District sends an instructor to teach 4th grade students about personal safety, burn prevention, bicycle safety, escape planning, and water safety. The firefighters made the children honorary firefighters for a day when they tried on the fire suits and carried the oxygen tank.      […]

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    Congratulations to our Queen and King and their  court.  Also congratulations to the Princess and Prince and their court.  

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On Wednesday the Feb. 11th, the Harrisburg School District hosted their annual D.A.R.E. Program. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education which was started in Los Angeles in 1983. The DARE Program is used to raise awareness of drugs and alcohol to the kids in the school district. Several Boone Co sheriff deputies attended the […]

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The Harrisburg FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Chapter competed in the District 6 competition on Friday at MACC in Moberly. The Bulldogs represented the district well and came away with several students that finished in the Top 5 in their respective competitions. Business Calculations – Hailey Lowrey (2nd), Kirsten Southerland (4th) Business Communications – […]

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Three Harrisburg senior student-athletes signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Central Methodist University on Wednesday. Austin Horn, Cody Adams, and Tyler McMahan have all chose to continue their football career at the next level and play for the Eagles next season. Harrisburg just completed their first season of varsity football and […]

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The entire 2014 Harrisburg Lady Bulldog softball team was recently recognized as an “Academic All-State Team for 2014-15″ with a team GPA of 3.3 by the Missouri State Fast-Pitch Softball Coaches Association. Individually, the Lady Bulldogs had 4 Academic All-State recipients.  They are Kirsten Southerland (Sr), Hunter Carinder (Jr), Megan Crowley (Jr) and Sara Colyer […]

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