Harding parents/guardians can do so for FREE! Join us for the DMACC HiSET course in the Findley Elementary computer lab on Monday and Wednesday nights. Click above fore more information and how to register!
Buy a Valentine for your Valentine. Ring Pops only $1 on sale during lunch Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Click above for more information!
Actor Kal Penn made his third trip back to Harding Middle School this week (pictured at left with the Harding Breakerz, a school dance group) as part of the school’s participation in Turnaround Arts. From students learning about homeostasis by getting out from behind their desks to a regular “brain dance,” Penn saw how the arts have been integrated to support all areas of learning. Click above to read and see more.
Parent and Family University is Tuesday (2/2). All parents, families, and community members are invited to visit with Joy Linquist (Principal) and Anthony Voss (GT Coordinator for Harding). The topic is Unwrapping Gifted for Secondary Students. Come to lean more about what it means for Harding learners. Click above for more information.
Actor Kal Penn is back in Des Moines to work with Harding Middle School students, thanks to the Turnaround Arts program. But first it was a stop at the Iowa State Capitol, where he and the district’s visual arts curriculum coordinator Sarah Dougherty testified to the Senate Education Committee and spoke to other state leaders about the importance of the arts in our schools. Click above to read more about his advocacy on behalf of DMPS.
Friday, January 29th is the day for our first staff vs student events. The girls basketball, wrestling, and Dodgeball games will take place versus students after school in the Gym. Dance to follow!
It is $1 to get in, remember no level 3 referrals and no outstanding detentions/night schools to get in! Click above to view poster of the event.