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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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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                                      The Harrisburg R-VIII School District hosted their annual Elementary and Middle School spelling bee on Wednesday Jan. 21. There were twelve participants from elementary and twelve participants from middle school, along with six alternates for the […]

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Students in grades K-12 treated a packed house of parents and guests to a variety of instrumental, vocal, and acting performances in the 2014 Christmas program on December 10.  Under the direction of Mr. Kevin Fearn, festive pieces of Christmas music were performed by the fifth grade, sixth and seventh grade, and high school band […]

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As we are nearing completion of all of our facility improvement projects that were made possible by April’s bond issue approval, some important changes will be taking place when students come back to school after the holiday break!  One of the most notable changes will be the pick-up and drop-off procedures for preschool, elementary, and […]

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Mikaela Lewis went to state music auditions, along with 1200 others, hoping to be the best in their instrument class, which in Mikaela’s case is the flute. She played her heart out in the first audition and made it through to call backs. She was then 1 of the 50 people left after the judges […]

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