Archive for December, 2017
December 14th, 2017

Beginning in August 2018, DMPS will implement new bell times – or school hours – throughout the district. Click above to view the new hours, compared to the current hours.


December 13th, 2017

Saturday Family English Literacy Program will start February 3rd and go until May 12th, 2018. Click above for a detailed flyer for more information. You can also call 242-7691 or 242-7853.


December 12th, 2017

There won’t be any school on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day. But, as school board chair Teree Caldwell-Johnson noted in her closing remarks at Tuesday night’s board meeting, it’s not a day off, it’s a day on. Click above to read more about the events taking place on Monday, January 15th.


December 10th, 2017

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.


December 8th, 2017

If you feel that performing arts are your outlet for expression, we want you to represent Harding Middle School and Des Moines community at the Turnaround Arts Talent Show in Washington DC during Spring Break 2018!!  You must complete the application and turn it into Ms. Kendzora by Thursday, December 21!  See Ms. Kendzora with … Read more »


December 6th, 2017

Central College Campus in Pella, Iowa is hosting a baseball clinic on January 21, 2018 for children 7-12 years old. There are three sessions: Pitching/Catching, Defense, and Hitting/Base Running. Registration is Online only. Click above fore more information.


December 6th, 2017

You’re invited to attend a Drake Men’s or Women’s Basketball game this weekend. Admission is FREE for kids in the 8th grade or under! Family can purchase discounted tickets for only $5. Click on the title for dates and times!


December 5th, 2017

Harding’s Parent Advisory Council is planning a family night in which students and parents can create, learn, and share together. We would like some input from YOU! Use Snapchat, Google or other QRC Scanner app to take our survey. Click on the link above for more information about the survey and Harding’s Winter Arts Activities!


December 4th, 2017

Harding’s Winter Dance is on Thursday (12/14) from 2:45pm – 4:00pm hosted by your very own 8th grade Government. Click above for details on dressing down for dance and admission details.