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.
We would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support for our family during this incredibly difficult time. To our Harrisburg family, Mid-Missouri family, and all who have supported us in love and prayers, we THANK YOU for your kindness and yearn for your continued prayers for our family. -The Simpson familyRead 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
There have been many inquiries regarding donations, assistance, etc. Jennie Simpson has specifically asked that, in lieu of flowers or if you’d like to make a contribution, donations be made to the Bradey Simpson Scholarship Fund. Checks payable to the Bradey Simpson Scholarship Fund can be mailed to: Harrisburg Administration Office 1000 S Harris Harrisburg, […]Read More
Please stop by the Scholastic Book Fair in the elementary/middle school on Monday, October 16th. It will be open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The theme is the Wild West Book Fair. The library and classrooms are able to add many books to their collections thanks to our book fairs during the year. Thank […]Read More
The link below provides a parent tip sheet with information on how to discuss this tragic event with your children. If you have concerns or questions about how your student is grieving, please contact your school’s counselor or principal to receive additional support. Tips for Supporting Grieving ChildrenRead More
Harrisburg Schools would like to thank the Harrisburg community and surrounding communities that have shown the school and the Simpsons great support during this tragic time. It has been amazing to see all the Red at different events in support of Harrisburg and the Simpsons. Thank you for the food that has been sent […]Read More
Dear Harrisburg School Community, It is with a very heavy heart that I am informing you that a bus carrying our cross country team was involved in a serious accident this afternoon that resulted in the death of Brian Simpson, a beloved history teacher and coach. The accident also resulted in injuries to several of […]Read More
The 2017 school and community flu clinic will be held on Thursday, October 12. Students with signed consent forms will receive their flu shots at school on that day. Consent forms will be sent home during the last week of September. The community flu clinic is open to anyone from 3:30PM-6:00PM at the VFW Community […]Read More