School News

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Class Performs Sign Language for Office Staff

4/17/2015

Mrs. Johnson and Ms. Eamer brought their class to the main office Friday morning to preform “Take me out to the Ballgame” in sign language.  Ms. Eamer has a sign language activity station where students have been working diligently throughout the year to learn sign language.  They did an amazing job!  Below are pictures of … Read more »

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Harding Student Wins Red Cross Award

4/15/2015

Congratulations to Harding’s Robert Adams, Jr., winner of the American Red Cross Future Hero of the Heartland award for working with firefighters to make his home safer for his family, including his little sister Abigail, who attends Moulton. Click above to view more information about the event.

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DMPS-TV Captures Kal Penn’s Visit to Harding!

4/13/2015

Actor and former White House advisor Kal Penn spent Thursday at Harding Middle School, working with students and teachers thanks to the Turnaround Arts program, a White House initiative to integrate the arts into other curriculum areas.  Click above to view DMPS-TV video.

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Disney Presents: The Lion King

3/31/2015

On Thursday May 14, the 6th grade class at Harding Middle School has the awesome opportunity to attend the full-length production of Disney’s Broadway Performance The Lion King. The 6th grade class was selected to attend this major arts event in our community as part of the Northside schools Turnaround Arts Initiative to increase student … Read more »

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Make Plans for Summer at DMPS

3/30/2015

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.

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Harding Wows Kal Penn, Turnaround Arts

3/28/2015

Actor and former White House advisor Kal Penn spent Thursday at Harding Middle School, working with students and teachers thanks to the Turnaround Arts program, a White House initiative to integrate the arts into other curriculum areas. Click the photo or headline above to read and see more of a big day for both Harding and Turnaround Arts.

Upcoming Events

Apr 20
A Day
Apr 20
Artist in Residence
Apr 20
Soccer Practice Starts
Apr 21
B Day
Apr 21
Steppin into Summer - Dress Down Day (All Positive)
 

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Track Meet at NORTH Today!!  The meet starts at 3:00pm.


Mr. Kal Penn Visited Harding on April 9th!

Tweet from Kal Penn after his visit to Harding, “After a day with the amazing students at Harding, I feel like the world will be a better place in 20 years @PCAH_gov
 

Click HERE to view photographs from the Des Moines Register!


Steppin’ Into Summer

Summer is right around the corner and Harding has some fun events and activities planned for the remainder of the year!  To view end of the year activities and events visit the Harding website calendar.  Click HERE to view the final Parent Newsletter of this school year!

*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 out of the building 10 minutes after dismissal, and off campus 15 minutes after dismissal.  Please click on the PARENTS tab for more information.

Calendar of Events

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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.