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We are thrilled to announce that our school district is offering its first-ever summer school program! Summer school will run from June 1 – July 2.  Classes will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays.  Students going into grades kindergarten through eighth are eligible to attend summer school which is […]

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On March 20, 2015, Harrisburg Schools hosted a Career Fair for 6th-12th grades.  22 Presenters representing all types of career paths took time out of their busy work schedules to spend time with Harrisburg students and teach them about their careers.  Some of the presenters include military recruiters, an Athletic Trainer, a Chemist, an IT […]

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Harrisburg High School held its 37th National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Meeting the qualifications of character, scholarship leadership and service, the following students were inducted into the Harrisburg Chapter:  Baylee Hudson (sophomore), Mackenzie Ray (sophomore), Sara Colyer (sophomore), Saige Bexten (sophomore), Kirsten Southerland (senior), JP Canote (senior), Mason Bryan (senior), […]

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The Harrisburg Middle School recently hosted a ceremony to induct members into the National Junior Honor Society. Grace Whitaker, current president of National Junior Honor Society, led a candle lit ceremony in High School Commons March 19th, with the help of the other officers: Sydney Fischer (Vice President), Audrey McBride (Secretary), Hanna Sublett (Treasurer), and […]

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High School and Middle School teachers honored students in a spring award ceremony.  The students were chosen for various characteristics but they all had in common that they are hard working students.  Congratulations to them and on their hard work! We are so proud of our Top Dawg students.

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With the basketball season officially over, accolades have come in for members of the Harrisburg Boys and Girls Basketball Teams. The following is a summary of their awards: MBCA All-District – Kirsten Southerland, Hailey Lowrey, Bailey Ivicsics, Drew Ewens, Bryan Bolton Mo Sportswriters & Sportscasters All-District – Hailey Lowrey (1st Team), Kirsten Southerland (1st Team), […]

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Harrisburg Elementary hosted the annual Math/Science Fun Night! Sixty-plus families came out to support scientific and mathematical learning. All throughout the elementary, activities were taking place. Students experimented with balloons and hair to make static electricity, made paper dolls, and even made bird feeders out of toilet paper rolls, peanut butter, and birdseed. Students also […]

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Two Harrisburg students have qualified for the 2015 MSHSAA State Speech Contest to be held in Springfield on April 24-25. Junior Carolyn Bland and Senior Macy Arp qualified for the two-day event. Bland qualified in Poetry by placing 2nd, while Arp qualified in two events, Dramatic Reading and Storytelling, placing 2nd in each of those […]

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Harrisburg High School students gathered together to create the shape of pi to celebrate this historic Pi Day.  The significance of 2015’s Pi Day is that at exactly 9:26:53, the date and time will correspond to the first ten digits of pi in perfect order: 3.14.2015 9:26:53.  The numbers of pi are hanging throughout the Harrisburg […]

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The school board adopted the 2015-2016 academic calendar at the March 9th meeting.   Harrisburg will continue the 4 day school week next year with an August 19th start date.  

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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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