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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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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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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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The Harrisburg Girls Golf team expected to finish towards the top of the Class 1 District 2 tournament held on Monday at Heritage Hills golf course in Moberly. However, they got more than even they bargained for, as they finished the day in 2nd place with a team total of 403, defeating St. Charles Lutheran […]

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We have had an exciting first few months of the new school year as we have been watching several major projects unfold.  All of the bond issue projects including network upgrades, the addition of wireless capabilities, elementary expansion, roofing repairs, electrical upgrades, acquisition of additional storage, installation of  energy efficient lighting, and installation of bleachers & press box are […]

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        The Harrisburg Football team had their first varsity win on Homecoming night against Barat Academy.  At halftime, Katie Cox was crowned homecoming queen and Chad Stuart was crowned homecoming king.   The cheerleaders performed a dance during halftime.  Also for halftime entertainment, the Harrisburg High School Marching Band marched for the first time […]

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