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Are you ready for the 6th grade?

5/29/2015

On August 8th, you will have the opportunity to come visit Harding for the Success 4 Sixth Grade program! This program is a great opportunity for new 6th graders to get to know other students, teachers, the building, and have LOTS OF FUN!!!!! This program is FREE and lunch is provided. Registration is REQUIRED. Click above for more details.

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DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program

5/29/2015

DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.

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District Wide 8th Grade Formal

5/25/2015

Tickets for 8th Grade Formal will be on sale soon! The event will be held on Thursday, May 28th at the Scottish Rite Temple from 6pm – 8pm. Cost is $10 per student and will be sold in the main office. Click above for more details.

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Reminder: Iowa Requires Vaccine Booster for Incoming 7th Graders

5/24/2015

Iowa law now requires that all students entering 7th grade receive a one-time booster of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccine. This change was implemented at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year. Parents of incoming 7th graders for the 2014-2015 school year click above for more information and a letter from the DMPS Health Services Supervisor.

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DMPS To Offer Online Registration in July

5/23/2015

Beginning July 1, DMPS will offer online registration for new families and families currently within the district. The move makes registration more convenient for parents and streamlines the district’s records keeping process. To learn more about online registration and find answers to frequently asked questions, click above.

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Make Plans for Summer at DMPS

5/23/2015

In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.

Upcoming Events

Jun 1
Last Day of School - Dismissed at 12pm (No Lunch Served)
Jun 1
A Day
Jul 1
DMPS Online Registration Starts July 1st
Jul 30
Harding Success for Sixth Grade
Aug 24
Back to School Night 5-7pm
 

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Adventureland is TODAY.  Students who have paid and turned in a permission slip will leave Harding starting at 9am.  Students will return to Harding around 6pm.  Please make sure your student and you have arranged transportation home.

 

End of Year Power Point Presentation

Also contains information about next year uniform changes!


Summer Office Hours
The main office will be open from 7am to 3pm Monday – Friday.


Success for Sixth Grade!

Are you ready for the 6th grade?  Attend a FREE one day camp at your new middle school.  Harding’s camp will be on July 30th.  Meet teachers, meet other students, and get to know the building!  Pre-registration is REQUIRED.


*REMINDERS*

-Every Wednesday is an early release.  Students are dismissed at 1:00pm
-Students must have their planner with them every day, for every class.
-The exterior doors on the North end of the building are open for student entrance at 7:20am
-Students must be out of the building 10 minutes after dismissal, and off campus 15 minutes after dismissal.  Please click on the PARENTS tab for more information.

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About Harding Middle School

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203 East Euclid Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50313

P: 515-242-8445 | F: 515-244-3566 | E: harding@dmschools.org

 

At Warren G. Harding Middle School, our focus is educating students to make a positive difference in their community (school, city and beyond). WGHMS believes in the importance of developing a positive peer culture.

We are proud of our staff’s commitment to our students’ success and our students’ commitment to making a difference in their community.