The Iowa Department of Education and Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services has provided DMPS with its free and reduced price meal policy. Click above to read about income eligibility, and be sure to fill out the online application, if you qualify.
Harding is registered to participate this year in the Million Father March 2016 on the first day of school. We will be taking our first ‘STEP’ together this year. Fathers/Grandfathers/Uncles/Older Brothers bring your student the first day of school – August 24th. Click above to read a letter from the Executive Director of The Black Star Project with more information.
Online registration opened July 5th, for current DMPS families. Families new to DMPS should contact our Welcome Center to begin the registration process. If you are in need of assistance with Online Registration Harding will have staff available on August 11th from 4pm – 7pm AND August 12th from 9am-12pm. Click above fore more information!
Musician Will Keeps recorded his latest video, “Greatness” at Harding Middle School this month with the help of students and staff. Keeps explains the video, and principal Joy Linquist weighs in with how the video’s message is inspiring her students in this Des Moines Register article. Click above to read!
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 2016-2017 school year click above for more information.
Even through the summer the website, facebook, and twitter will be updated with current information for our Harding students and families. Click above for the links to these sites.