When do we meet? – On an “as needed” basis
Where do we meet? – Mrs. Blakemore’s room
What time do we meet? – Before school and during advisory
How do you join? – Students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to apply after the first semester of their sophomore year. Mrs. Blakemore contacts all eligible students.
What is NHS all about? – The purpose of NHS is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service; to promote leadership; and to develop character in the students. The NHS chapter has held canned food drives, held fund raisers for organizations like the Rainbow House and the Leukemia Society. NHS also hosts the reception for the Top Dawg ceremony and bi-annual blood drives.
To learn more about National Honor Society please visit the NHS website.
Attention Harrisburg Community Members! The students of the Harrisburg School District need your support. The School Board has decided to run a NO TAX INCREASE bond issue for $2.25 million in April. Some of the proposed projects include restrooms at the baseball/football complex, safety & security upgrades, track resurfacing, technology improvements, additions to the high school, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
We are excited to have Ellie, a diabetic alert dog, attending school on a regular basis. Ellie is a trained service dog for first grade teacher Kelsey Fisher. It is comforting to know that this newest member of our school community will help insure Mrs. Fisher’s safety while she is teaching, and we believe Ellie’s presence […]Read More
Coach Ackman along with T’s Etc in Columbia have been working to come up with a shirt to honor Brian. T’s Etc. is giving us a great deal on the shirts. All profits will go to Jennie & Bradey. The online store will close next week, so make sure you get your order in soon. […]Read More
The speech team performed at districts at Mexico High School on Saturday, March 3rd. Each competitor – Addison Furlong, Jessica Justice, Lauren Nichols, Jenna Peavler, and Grace Whitaker advanced to the final round. Harrisburg was the only school with all its competitors in finals! Jess Justice, our senior leader, won first place for her oratory, […]Read More
As a part of Dr. D.’s senior level, dual credit course, Composition II, Payton Drake developed an essay for a contest sponsored by the University of Missouri at Columbia. The contest is co-sponsored by the School of Law and the Campus Writing Project. The subject is campus speech, protest, and conflict resolution. The winner of […]Read More
The Harrisburg Speech team is off and rolling with their Tournament Season. Jess Justice has led the way as she topped all winners at the first annual Moberly tournament, earning first in Original Oratory and Humorous Interpretation. Grace Whitaker earned 2nd place at that same tournament with her prose piece. Lauren Nichols earned 3rd in […]Read More
Three members of the Harrisburg HS Band auditioned at the Lewis & Clark Conference Day recently. Students included Grace Whitaker, Hanna Sublett and Landon Shaw. They auditioned for chairs when they arrived at Schuyler Co. Whitaker was 4th chair, Sublett was 8th chair and Shaw was 2nd chair. They were under the direction of Brad […]Read More
Come out Friday, February 9 and support our Seniors at Senior Night! The seniors will be recognized between varsity games. The JV Boys games will begin at 5 p.m. followed by the Varsity Girls and then Varsity Boys. The Rah Rah Rookies will perform at halftime of the girls game. Also before the varsity boys […]Read More
The annual Sunrise Optimist Pancake Breakfast and Tri-Star Basketball Competition will be held at Harrisburg HS on Saturday, Feb 17. Pancakes will be served from 7am – 11am, with the basketball competition beginning at 10am. Proceeds go to the Harrisburg Student Council.Read More
Big Congrats goes out to students Kait Weil, Payton Drake, and Olivia Fischer. All students took 1st place in their competitions at the District FBLA contest. Weil (Insurance & Risk Mgt), Drake (Healthcare Admin), and Fischer (Intro to Business Procedures). These students will compete at the State Contest in early MarchRead More