Archive for April, 2016
April 26th, 2016

Students from Harding and all of Des Moines Public Schools’ middle schools competed at the City-Wide Track & Field Meet on April 25. Beautiful weather and a big crowd of family and friends cheered on the student-athletes. Click the photo to see more images from the event.


April 25th, 2016

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Des Moines for honoring five excellent teachers as the 2016 Educators of the Year. A big congratulations to Kate Galligan of Roosevelt High School, Kevin Klimowski of Harding Middle School, Joseph McCright of Stowe Elementary School, Deborah Vogel of Ruby Van Meter School, and Jo Walker of Madison Elementary School. Click … Read more »


April 20th, 2016

Haga clic para arriba la página de información sobre la noche de orientación para los padres de Harding con estudiante que entraran a 6th grado.


April 19th, 2016

A big shout out to the teachers who displayed updated work outside of their classrooms! The 6th grade media club students were super excited to walk the halls today and point out/take pictures of all of the great work. The votes were cast, and the results are as follows: 1st Place: Mr. Shirbroun – we … Read more »


April 12th, 2016

Middle school students from across the district were honored for being model students on Friday night at North High School during the 3rd Annual Stellar Awards. “My hope is these students are recognizing their current academic preparation and behavior are setting the stage for success and opportunity in their adult lives,” said Corey Harris, DMPS Director of Middle Schools. To see more photos from the evening, click above.


April 2nd, 2016

All Harding parents/guardians are invited to our final Parent University session this year! Tuesday, May 3, 5:00 – 6:00 PM in the Harding Library. Meet with Heather Isaacson from the I Have a Dream Foundation and learn about Harding becoming THE middle school Dreamer Academy! Please come share your BIG DREAMS for you, your children, … Read more »