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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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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Check out the Harrisburg Choir singing some Christmas music!

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Our annual Veterans Day programs are a time to honor our community’s veterans. It’s a time to teach our students about the freedoms we have the privilege of having thanks to those who fight for and serve our country. Harrisburg R-VIII Schools are extremely proud of our veterans and are honored to recognize each of […]

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The Top Dawg Award ceremony is celebrated each Spring and Fall.  Middle and high school students who have displayed characteristics of citizenship, respect, responsibility, and leadership are nominated by teachers to receive this prestigious award.  Nominees and their families enjoy listening to tributes, written and delivered by nominating teachers.  Each Top Dawg is presented with a […]

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On Saturday, November 1st, the Harrisburg Speech team ventured down to the School of the Osage, near the Lake of the Ozarks, to compete among 14 other schools in the first Speech Contest of the year. The students performed in Prose, Poetry, Story Telling, Humorous, and Dramatic pieces. Overall, Harrisburg took first place among all […]

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      Elementary and Middle School students were treated to a bus safety assembly by the bus drivers.  Students were reminded of the bus rules and why they are important.  Thank you to Chris Canote for being the emcee.  Students were chosen to reenact riding on the bus.  Then each of the bus rules […]

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