Black History Month “Story Corps” Project WGHMS 2017

The Harding Middle School Black History “Story Corps” Project aims to share the narratives of influential Black Americans with Harding Students and give students the opportunity to meet and engage with empowering community members. Click above to view more about this project.

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Harding Breakerz Presents: YOUTH Breakdancing Battle 2017

Students from Harding Middle School, Des Moines Social Club, BU Dance Company, and Movement 515 will participate in a Breaking workshop before competing in a 1v1 breakdancing battle this Saturday (4/1) at Harding Middle School. Click above for the details.

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400 Student-Musicians at All-City Festival

More than 400 student-musicians from every DMPS middle school came together yesterday for the All-City Middle School Music Festival. After an afternoon of rehearsals, the orchestra, band and choir performed an evening concert in the Jacobson Exhibition Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Thank you to Marjorie Spevak, long-time patron of the festival, and guest conductors Michele Senger, Steve Day, and Brent Peterson. Click above for photos.

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Spread the Word to End the Word!

On March 1st, students in Ms. Mackey’s class led a school wide campaign called “Spread The Word To End The Word”.  This campaign was started by the Special Olympics to stop the derogatory use of the “r-word” and …

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New Vaccination Requirement for 2017-2018 School Year

Before our incoming 7th and 12th grade students can begin school in the fall, they must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will NOT be allowed to attend classes. Click above to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.

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