Superintendency Vacancy Filled Steve Combs has been employed as the new superintendent for the Harrisburg R-VIII School District starting July 1, 2017. Steve is currently employed as the high school principal for the district. The superintendent search attracted a strong candidate pool. The search effort by Harrisburg’s Board of Education was supported by the Missouri […]

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On March 21 a group of our seventh and eighth graders spent the day visiting the campus of University of Central Missouri to attend the 2017 Children’s Literature Festival. Students had the opportunity to sit in on sessions with authors Gennifer Choldenko, S.A. Bodeen, Phil Bildner, and Mary Downing Hahn and with illustrator E.B. Lewis. […]

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Now is the time to register your son/daughter for Harrisburg youth baseball/softball leagues for the summer. Register at cmaa.activesports.com. Deadline is March 24. After, a $20 late fee will be added. No registration accepted after April 1st. For questions, contact Alisha Timbrook (573-424-5151).

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Congratulations to seniors Baylee Hudson, Tristan Forbis, and Lacey Hulett who will each have an original piece of writing published in the Young Voices of Missouri issue of the Chariton Review – a literary journal of Truman State University. Students in Dr. Lara Dieckmann’s dual credit Composition course as well as students from 39 other […]

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Daniel Boone Regional Library sponsored a visit by Tim Collins to our schools on March 15. Tim performed three one man show assemblies for students in 3rd-5th grades, middle school, and high school. Tim’s solo anti-bullying presentations engaged our students in conversations about how to avoid bullying behaviors and what we can all do to […]

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Communicating with parents is an important part of the work we do as a school district. One of our many avenues for communication is the use of SchoolMessenger, a parent notification system that is provided to us courtesy of Commercial Trust Company. Many parents rely on SchoolMessenger for receiving important and timely information regarding school […]

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