The Harrisburg School District Board of Directors is seeking interested applicants to serve three year terms for two positions on the District Budget Committee. Please contact the District Office for information if you are interested.
Tonight's Board meeting will be live streamed via Zoom. There will be a short executive session, so open session will begin close to 6:45 pm. Here is the link: https://harrisburg-k12-or-us.zoom.us/j/84605441240?pwd=SGJtc21QNXhoM1I2MXMvSFB1S2lHQT09
Our district website is currently offline due to a networking outage. Other districts in our area are experiencing the same issue. Our ESD is aware of the problem and actively working to resolve it.
Hope everyone is enjoying the holidays and keeping safe. Just a reminder to all students to be responsible with the use of your district-issued device. Every site you visit is logged and any concerning content is reported.
Harrisburg High School students are involved with this group and were involved in making the below flyer. Linn County STAND (Students Taking Action Not Drinking) is a group of high school students from throughout Linn County working to enhance positive school climate through media campaigns and activities that address underage drinking, tobacco use and mental wellness. Please see the flyer for more information https://5il.co/o0i0
Dear Parents and Guardians, As a district, we have worked extremely hard to find ways for our students to be on campus while following the Ready Schools, Safe Learners guidance from Oregon Department of Education, ODE. The Harrisburg School District Administration understands we have families and students who are emotionally and mentally overwhelmed. If you need someone to talk with please contact our schools main office to connect with a school counselor or get help from the county. Since September 8, 2020, our elementary school has successfully used in person learning model for grades k-3. On Monday, December 7, we added grades 4-6 using the limited instruction model. Today we received new guidance from ODE allowing the schools who were meeting in-person under the “Safe Harbor Clause” that we may continue on Monday, January 4, 2021. This is great news as our primary students need to learn and master the basic skills in reading, writing and math. We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we navigate an unprecedented school year. I hope that our metrics begin decreasing in Linn County therefore allowing our school district to begin bringing more students back onto our campuses. Thank you for your support. Please continue to stay safe and use caution over the holidays by following the CDC guidelines of wearing a mask, washing your hands and social distancing. Merry Christmas Everyone!
Tonight's Board meeting will be live streamed at 6:30 PM via Zoom. Here is the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83486622118?pwd=aVRET0pqTkNSNUdMYjJJL1FyQThDdz09
We're excited to let you know that as a district we are currently in the process of implementing a fully-featured internet filtering system for our district-issued Chromebooks. As stated in our current student device agreement form (https://5il.co/e0tu), previously internet filtering outside of our district was not an option. Now it is, and our Chromebooks will be fully managed even outside of our district network. We also want to remind everyone to make every effort to take care of those devices. We have seen a significant increase in device damage and our repair costs are significant. It's critical that students practice responsible technology usage as stated in our acceptable use policy (https://5il.co/e0qf) and that parents encourage those practices.
Digital Citizenship Reminder: Harrisburg School District is pleased to have been able to provide take-home mobile devices for students during distance learning. Please remember that this device is intended for school-related activities only. Students are expected to follow the rules set forth in the district’s technology acceptable use policies (https://5il.co/e0qf) and the law when using the system. While the Harrisburg School District actively manages district-issued devices, take-home devices do not restrict internet content while outside the district’s network. Therefore, it is important for parents to monitor their child’s use of technology and reinforce positive digital citizenship practices. Thank you for your support!
Dear Families! What a success our partnered feeding program was! We passed out food for 72 children in 10 minutes and took names for meals for Tuesday. For those of you who have reserved your meals, pick up is between 12pm-1 pm on Tuesday at Harrisburg Christian Church. If you still need meals for kids, please call the elementary school to reserve your meals. 541-995-6544
Harrisburg School Update I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. As we work with the Linn County Health Department, we are pleased to announce that we will have k-3 grades back on campus as we were before the pause on Monday, December 7. The buildings are being sanitized thoroughly and our food service staff will be back to work on Monday, December 7. In addition, we plan to continue with our plan of bringing grades 4-6 back for limited instruction. This is for two hours each day with contact in only two different cohorts. Building principals will provide the specific details for each grade sometime this week. We must social distance, wear facemasks, wash our hands frequently and stay home if feeling sick. We will continue to do our part by working closely with our local health authority and following all ODE/OHA protocols. Thank you to everyone for your continued patience and support as we work together to safely bring back our students.
Good morning Families! Don't forget food pick up for the week will be held today and tomorrow (Monday and Tuesday) from 12:15 - 1:30 at Harrisburg Christian Church. We have bags of 4 breakfasts and 4 lunches (for each child)for children ages 0-18. First come, first served. Families may only pick up meals for their own family members.
Hello Families-we have partnered with Harrisburg Christian and will be providing breakfasts and lunches for our students for the week! Families can drive through the church parking lot and pick up all the meals for the week on Monday OR Tuesday from 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm. If you are unable to pick up meals, please call the elementary school office at 541-995-6544 and we will try to arrange delivery. Thank you!
COVID-19 update In the Harrisburg School district, we have two employees who have tested positive. People with potential exposure are being contacted. All learning for students in grades k-12 will be Comprehensive Distance Learning the next two weeks. Students cannot be on campus over the next two weeks. We plan to stay in direct communication with Linn County Public Health as to what we can do in the weeks ahead. We are hopeful to resume limited in person instruction on Monday, December 7. We will have to see how the Linn County metrics are tracking. Our food service department will shut down for the next two weeks. Our food service department will begin preparing meals on Monday, December 7. District staff will perform deep cleaning in school buildings and the kitchen as positive cases are rising in the community. Please contact your students building for specific details if you need a device or other education materials. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause your family. Thank you for your patience as we follow the ODE/OHA guidance.
Hello Harrisburg High School Families, It is that time of year again and we are gearing up for Parent/Teacher Conferences. Normally conferences are in person ,but due to COVID restrictions we are forced to make them virtual this year. Conferences will also be a little bit earlier than normal as they will be on November 12th and November 13th. Conferences on Thursday, will begin at 8am and run until 8pm. and on Friday from 8am and run until 4pm. There will be an hour long lunch from 12pm-1pm and dinner breaks from 5pm-6pm. Here is the conference schedule: November 12th 8am - 12pm 1pm - 5 pm 6pm - 8pm Nov 13th 8am-12pm 1pm-4pm Teachers are going to post a “Conference” Zoom link in their classroom page on the Harrisburg High School website, along with a schedule of times that they will be available. You can find the teacher classrooms, but going to Explore on the HS website and then scrolling down until you see Classrooms. Since we are not scheduling times for parents to meet with teachers, you will need to join the specific teacher’s waiting room for the teacher to speak with you. Please be patient with this process, it is new to all of us. If you are unable to connect with all of the teachers during conferences then feel free to reach out to them individually and set up an alternative time to meet with them. Thank you for your continued support in making Comprehensive Distance Learning the best we can make it for all.
Tonight's Board meeting will be live and be live streamed via Zoom. The meeting begins at 6:30. Here is the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83381462589?pwd=bEZXSHZqZFBpSSs0anlKaCsvWDVudz09
It is important to us in the school district that we hear from all of our constituents. Our k-3 in-person hybrid learning will continue as long as we are able to do so. Please provide thoughts on what is going well or possible concerns for our administrators to consider as we are continuing through the school year. Here is the link: https://my.thoughtexchange.com/663760863
The school district administrators are planning for the future and would like input using Thought Exchange. Please use the links below to access the exchange that fits your situation. You can enter your own thought or idea and weigh in on others thoughts or ideas. It closes Monday, November 16. What priorities or concerns should we consider as we make plans to move to a Hybrid Learning Model for all students? https://my.thoughtexchange.com/239902900 What is working well with the current Comprehensive Distance Learning Model? https://my.thoughtexchange.com/704987192 --
The new HSD app has been released and is now available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. It's listed as Harrisburg School District 7J. It should update automatically. However, on my phone I had to uninstall the old app and reinstall the new one.
Harrisburg High School Leadership has an Instagram account! You can find them at: https://www.instagram.com/harrisburgleadership/
Hi HSD Families! Just a quick reminder that when you are picking up lunches at HES, that you are not blocking traffic. Please park in a parking spot, on the street or at the church. We have had some near misses with our busses that are picking up and dropping off students in the bus turnaround and want to keep everyone safe.
We’re happy to let you know that we'll soon be releasing a brand new version of our Harrisburg School District app. The app should update automatically if auto-updates are enabled on your phone. Otherwise, you'll be able to access the new app from either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Once you have the new app, you may want to access your HSD app settings to verify that your default school and notification options are set up correctly https://5il.co/mec5
Linn County Mental Health is offering an online parenting support group beginning October 28th and continuing for 5 weeks. For more information, click on this link: https://5il.co/m9w2
Here is the Zoom link for the October 12th Board meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83153862050?pwd=elVHU2lKOTRlMG4wWTJHSHpVRk9FZz09 The meeting begins at 6:30 pm.
First four weeks It is hard to believe we are completing four weeks of school in the 2020-21 school year. Our elementary school has grades k-3 meeting on campus for in person learning. Principal Geddes and team have done an amazing job following all of the ODE guidelines for health and safety purposes. Students and staff all wear facial coverings and follow social distancing as much as possible. Recesses are set up uniquely in order to comply with limiting the cohort mingling. Our food service department provides meals in the hallway, so students can eat in their classrooms and sanitation stations are located at every entrance. Our custodians are busy wiping surfaces, door handles and empting garbage cans. They have a restroom system in place that only allows 2 people at a time in the restroom, room capacity signs posted outside every room. As a reminder to our parents and guardians, as you come onto campus to pick up your son/daughter or drop off, please practice social distancing and wear a facial covering. Our success is the Harrisburg community’s success and in order for us to stay open for in person learning, we must continue practicing the safe practices recommended by the CDC. The good news is we remain student and staff free of any positive COVID-19 cases. In the Harrisburg School District, we have a wonderful staff of caring and professional individuals. It will take all of us working together in order to provide a healthy and safe place for our children to learn and grow. If you have questions or concerns please call me at 541-995-6626.
Class of 2020 Senior banners are available for pickup in the HS office. You may pick them up Mon-Thurs 7:30 am-5:00 pm. Thank you for your patience!
Here is the link to tonight's Board meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83410426234?pwd=bzlmdWFWK2djNmJaaEVqRTRMSklOQT09
Just a reminder that Friday, September 25th is a regular school day. The calendar was revised at the August 10th Board meeting. The latest Board adopted calendar can be found here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/611306/Revised_2020-2021_Calendar_Board_Adopted_8-10-20.pdf
Harrisburg School District will continue Comprehensive Distance Learning for the remainder of the week for grades 2-12. Teachers have the option to either work from home or at school. We will continue limited instruction for K-8 students in special programs with teachers Ms. Butler, Ms. Ginder and Ms. Holte. We plan to bring our kindergarten and first grade students back for limited instruction of two hours a day for the remainder of the week. Principal Geddes will communicate her plans for the week of September 21st and beyond as Linn County has clearance to bring K-3rd grade students back for full day in-person learning. If you have any questions, call your school's main office.
Parents of K-3 graders, please have your child let his/her teacher know if they will be eating lunch at school when they arrive each day. We are trying to give our kitchen a lunch count. Remember, breakfast and lunch is free through December.
School is canceled for Monday, September 14 due to hazardous air quality. Distance-learning is canceled as well. All evening events including the board meeting are canceled.
Monday, September 14th will be a regular school day.
Harrisburg School District will be closed Friday, September 11th due to hazardous air quality, poor visibility and evacuation status of some employees. Comprehensive Distance Learning for grades 2-12 and in person limited instruction for Kindergarteners and first graders will begin on Monday, September 14th. If you need anything please contact your schools main office or the district office.
Due to Hazardous air quality, all Harrisburg schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, September 10th. Distance learning is cancelled as well for Thursday. A call will go out on Thursday evening to let you know the status of school for Friday, September 11th.
HS Families- Canvas is up and running. Please follow these important steps for your students to be able to login to Canvas. 1. Click on the Canvas Login link on the HS website. There is a button on the picture next to the Registar and FamilyID buttons. 2. This brings you to the Canvas login page. Your student needs to click on the Forget Password link. 3. Your student needs to enter their school email address and click on the Reset Password link. It may take up to 30 mins to receive an email from Canvas. 4. Once the email is received your student will be asked to reset their password. Once your student is able to login in to Canvas, they may not be able to see their classes. Canvas is still loading the courses and students.
HS families, we are still experiencing some issues with Canvas and logins for students. We hope to have that resolved soon. Stay tuned for updates. Thank you for your patience.
Harrisburg School District will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday September 9, 2020, because of the air quality and poor visibility. All staff will stay home. The district will send out an update later Wednesday evening with our plans for Thursday, September 10, 2020. El Distrito Escolar de Harrisburg estará cerrado mañana miércoles, el 9 de septiembre debido a la calidad del aire y la visibilidad , . Todo el personal se quedará en casa. El Distrito enviará una llamada auto más tarde el miércoles por la noche con los planes para jueves, el 10 de septiembre
Empezando martes, el 8 de septiembre, las comidas para llevar estarán disponibles para niños de 0 a 18 años, sin cargo. Las comidas se ofrecerán solo los días escolares entre las 11:30 am y la 1:00 pm a las puertas de la cafetería. Los padres todavía pueden recoger las comidas para sus hijos. Si necesita completar un formulario de almuerzo gratis o reducido, visite www.harrisburg.k12.or.us, elija Explore, desplácese hacia abajo hasta Parent & Community Resources. El formulario está en español e inglés. Gracias,
Starting Tuesday, Sept 8th, Grab and Go meals are will be available kids ages 0-18, free of charge. Meals will be offered on school days only between 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the front doors of the cafeteria. Parents are still welcome to pick up meals for their children. If you need to fill out a free and reduced lunch form, please go to www.harrisburg.k12.or.us, choose Explore, scroll down to Parent & Community Resources. The form is in both Spanish and English.
*UPDATED START DATE FOR HIGH SCHOOL* The high school 's first day of school is now Thursday, Sept 10th. There will be school also on Friday, Sept 11th Due to the implementation of our new online platform Canvas, we are still working out the details for students to be able to login to their Canvas account. More details to be coming soon.
Device pick up for 2nd - 4th grade students will be in the elementary bus loop September 1st, 1pm-7pm September 2nd, 9am-3pm
**UPDATED KINDER SUPPLY LIST** Supply List for Kindergarten Classes Markers- 1 set per student (Crayola Broad Line) Watercolor paint set- 1 per student Black dry erase markers (office usually supplies)- 4 per student minimum Wide-lined spiral notebook-1 per student Scissors- 1 per student (Fiskars is best) Kleenex- 1 box per student Clorox Wipes - 1 container per student
Student school supply fair Saturday, September 5th from 10am-12pm Harrisburg Christian Church
1-1 Program Device Agreement Form: https://5il.co/k1kv Please be sure to review and bring the signed portion with you to registration. The Spanish version is currently being updated.
Tonight's 6:30 pm Board meeting will be available to watch live via Zoom at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84689548674?pwd=RU9zajJSdUxYSGt3cTdXZGw3VXlIdz09 Meeting ID: 846 8954 8674 Passcode: 480328
FamilyID is now open for registration for high school Fall athletics. We request that you only register your student at this time, please do not pay for your sport until after the first practice on Aug 17th. For first time users of FamilyID, you must register at www.familyid.com and search for Harrisburg High School to complete your registration. Any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Harrisburg School District Board of Directors is seeking applications for an interim School Board member for position #5. Please e-mail email@example.com to request an application packet. The Board is also seeking Budget Committee Members. Please e-mail Michele for information if you are interested.
We have received numerous complaints and inquiries of intended action concerning a recent Facebook post of a Harrisburg School District Employee. As it is a personnel matter and therefore covered by the contract and district policies, I am not at liberty to publicly disclose intended or current actions being taken. However, I can clearly state the action and attitudes implied by this employee's post do not reflect the core beliefs, values, objectives or standards of the Harrisburg School District or Harrisburg community. The Harrisburg School District works closely with the Linn County Sheriff Department and we highly value their services to our schools and community. We have the utmost respect and confidence in our law enforcement partners. Bryan Starr Superintendent
SUMMER MOBILE LIBRARY HOUR: Wednesdays 9-10 a.m. Located outside the Elementary Cafeteria with the food program.
To the Harrisburg Families and community please know that we are well aware of the recent actions of one of our teachers. This person posted this message outside of school time and it is not reflective of the core beliefs or values of the school district. Administration is looking over our policies and standards proceeding accordingly. This is a personnel matter and will be handled confidentially. Our school district values the Linn County Sheriff's office and all law enforcement agencies. --
To our Harrisburg community and families- we are aware of the recent post on Facebook regarding one of our school district employees. The administration is aware of this situation.
Tonight's Board meeting will be held in the HS MPR at 6:30 PM, or you may view it via Zoom here: You have been invited to the following event. Board Meeting When Mon Jun 8, 2020 6:30pm – 9:30pm Pacific Time - Los Angeles Where https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84788461403?pwd=amJjTEp5UERlYWk3WDh2SXJORmU0UT09 (map) Joining info Join with Google Meet meet.google.com/wjj-ikvj-oix Join by phone +1 440-754-0358 (PIN: 159980867)
Thursday, June 11th will be the last day that buses will be dropping off meals. Our summer program will continue to offer our first come first serve grab and go meals from 9:00am - 10:00am at the Elementary Cafeteria entrance thru July 30th.
**Reminder** Today, June 8th is device return day. HES 9am-1:30pm in the HES turnaround and HHS 1pm-6:30pm HS Yearbook pickup 9am-3:30pm
For information regarding Harrisburg School District's SIA action plan, please check out this document: https://5il.co/gwxv.
*HS Yearbook Pickup* All pre-ordered yearbooks will be available for pickup Monday, 6/8 9am-3:30pm. Yearbooks are sold out. If you did not pre-order, you can email Kim Kahle or Misty Bisby to be placed on a wait list. A new order will be placed and additional books will be available to those on the wait list in 3-4 weeks. Thank you
Hi 8th Grade Parents! We are interested in finding out which current 8th graders who will be 9th graders in the fall, are interested in participating in Fall athletics. If you have a student who is interested in participating in an Fall sport, please send your student's name, contact phone #, email address and which sport they would be interested in partcipating in to Megan Collett @ firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send this information to Megan Collett no later than June 15, 2020. Thank you!
***REMINDER**** Monday June 1st Band instrument, music, and uniform (tux or dress- HS only) turn in day is June 1 from 8 am to 8 pm. Families should pull into the bus circle at the Elementary school.
HSD Device Return Information: Date: Monday, June 8th Times/Locations: 9am-1:30pm @ HES turnaround & 1pm-6:30pm @ HHS front parking lot Please be sure to bring all HSD devices and chargers with you to either drop-off location. See you then!
Meet our new Harrisburg Elementary School principal, Darlene Geddes! https://www.harrisburg.k12.or.us/article/251914?org=hes
Band instrument, music, and uniform (tux or dress- HS only) turn in day is June 1 from 8 am to 8 pm. Families should pull into the bus circle at the Elementary school.
Here is the link to the Regular Board Meeting taking place on 5-11-2020 at 6:30 via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853334829?pwd=NFJnWDU3RnJoMGhIM3dwcUZhdEcxdz09 or dial in at 1-419-922-9128 (PIN: 686410497)
Here is the link to the Board Work Session taking place on 5-11-2020 at 5:30 PM: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89643465909?pwd=R0FxZmMvVm1OYlU5STROcDFuUlBidz09 Meeting ID: 896 4346 5909 Password: 632234
Harrisburg Elementary School Packet Pickup Packet pick up / drop off Monday, May 11 K/1 9:00 - 10:00 2/3 10:30 - 11:30 4,5,6 12:30 - 1:30 *you may pick up multiple grade level packets at the same time*
Just a reminder to fill out the Google form survey for school lunch delivery! Survey is due Thursday, April 30th. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeYMY-Xvhj5grR-QFQogslAFvsMPH1_cdUmtd_-QL11sZl6Nw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Please click on the link to fill out the Google Form for questions about School lunch delivery. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeYMY-Xvhj5grR-QFQogslAFvsMPH1_cdUmtd_-QL11sZl6Nw/viewform?usp=sf_link
BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING A PUBLIC MEETING OF THE BUDGET COMMITTEE OF THE HARRISBURG SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 7, LINN COUNTY, STATE OF OREGON, WILL MEET ON MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M. FOR A BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING. THE MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM AT: https://zoom.us/j/6111779290?pwd=YWNOVVp2TElyTTRIOXdHb3FrMUYyQT09 MeetingID: 611 177 9290 Password: HSD2021 Dial in:1-877-853-5257
How will ODE’s Graduation guidance impact college admissions? A: The Oregon public universities are committed to ensuring that new students who intend to enroll at our institutions are considered fairly in light of the educational interruption they have endured. No student admitted to our institutions for fall 2020 will have their admission rescinded due to changes in grading policy or the inability to complete their coursework, so long as they still graduate. Students who apply to our institutions are still subject to a review process that focuses on one's ability to succeed in college, but now recognizes that some situations are beyond their control. Back to top
Grading during Distance Learning Recently, Oregon Department of Education (ODE) provided guidance around grading during the Distance Learning for All,(DL4A) for grades 9-11. Harrisburg School District made the decision to move to a Pass/No Pass/Incomplete system for grades 3-11. This holds students current GPA’s harmless during this closure. The teachers will determine grades of Pass/No pass/ Incomplete based on the staff interaction with students and work completed. Teachers are tracking their students who participate during the connection times and work completed.
Hi Senior Parents! We are going to have a senior slideshow still this year. If you would like your senior included in this, please email Megan Collett, email@example.com, a baby picture and a senior picture. If you have already submitted a senior picture for the yearbook, that photo will be used unless you would like a different senior picture used in the senior slideshow. If you are unable to email a picture, please contact Megan Collett at 541-995-6626 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have your pictures turned in no later than Friday, May 1st.
ODE’s statement on school closure in Oregon: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORED/bulletins/285897b
To access the Board meeting at 6:30 pm on Monday, April 13th, click on this link: https://zoom.us/j/938916724?pwd=ZzZHeE1paVE3Rzh6ZnpwbWRyUGdDUT09 Meeting ID: 938 916 724 Password: 752412 Join by phone: 1-828-649-5661 (PIN: 878 260 133)
Please remember, that unless you have written permission from a parent, do not post school related pictures of other students .
2020-21 Kindergarten registration is open online now at https://harrisburg.registar.lblesd.k12.or.us/registration.aspx during the month of April.
Mark your calendars! You do not want to miss this event! The HSD Staff Car Parade will be Thursday, April 16, starting at 1:00pm. For more details please visit: https://thecounselorcorner.wixsite.com/harrisburg/post/hsd-staff-car-parade
The Distance Learning Resources FAQ page is now available on our website (https://www.harrisburg.k12.or.us/o/harrisburg/page/district-learning-resources-faq). It’s located under Explore -> Information. We will be updating this page as more questions arise.
We now have 2 drop off locations for homework packets. Homework can be dropped off at anytime and will be checked several times a week. The drop off box at the high school is for high school work only. The drop off box between the elementary school and JR high is for their work only. The drop off box at high school in front of the school by the bike rack. The drop off box for elementary and JR high is between the elementary and JR high schools. It is located across the street from the tennis courts- facing 6th street. It is up against the school and is white in color. Please only put homework packets in the drop off box. If you need to return a Chromebook, please contact your school's office, please do not put in the drop box.
See the link for the latest press release from the Oregon Department of Education of about the pathways for Seniors and graduation https://5il.co/exwx
Hi Harrisburg High Senior Parents- There is still room in the Yearbook for you to take out an ad for your Senior. For more information, please email Misty Bisby @ email@example.com Ads are due by April 30, 2020. Thank you & Go Eagles!
This is a message for all Seniors and Senior parents at HHS. In light of the announcement by Governor Kate Brown, Harrisburg Leadership, Harrisburg Booster Club, and The Harrisburg Education Association are working on a project to honor each of the members of the Class of 2020. All three organizations would like to thank the City of Harrisburg for their integral part in making this project a reality. We are in need of some information from you in order to put this together. Please send verification that it is okay to display your son or daughter’s first and last name and picture in the Harrisburg Community to Mrs. Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org . If you have not sent in a Senior picture yet, please also send a picture you would like us to use to Mrs. Carroll. Please keep in mind, all pictures must be approved before use.We are here for you Class of 2020, together let’s be #EagleSTRONG.
Good Evening Harrisburg School District Families - Based on Governor Kate Brown's announcement earlier, all in-class learning will closed for the rest of the school year. Bryan Starr, our Superintendent, has placed a more detailed document on our Harrisburg School District website under the news section. Please continue to check our website and Facebook pages for updates on this everchanging event. To our Harrisburg High School Senior parents, we will be reaching out to you in the next few days so that you know what the next steps are for your student. Thank you and have a good evening.
The high school office staff will be working on refunds for anyone who has paid a Spring sport fee and for the Tractor Safety course - which has also been canceled. Refunds for the band trip have already been mailed out.
HES Packet Pick Up #2 – Monday, April 13th *If students have work to drop off, please do so during this time. If you cannot make this time, please make plans with your child’s teacher(s). 9:00 - 10:00 Kinder and grade 1 10:30 - 11:30 Grades 2 and 3 12:30 - 1:30 Grades 4 and 5 6th grade will be using Google Classroom (6th-grade packets are only for 6th-grade students who do not have internet access - pick up at 12:30). --
n honor of our Harrisburg High School student athletes and all students of the Harrisburg School District, we will be turning on our stadium lights on as a symbol of hope and support. We want all of our students to know how important they are to us and we care for each and everyone of them. The lights will come on school nights Monday-Thursday at 8:20 pm in honor of our athletes and students and will light up the stadium for five minutes. This is modeled after the Colorado Be the Light Movement. Click on the link below for more information. https://chsaanow.com/2020-04-04/friday-night-lights-in-april-schools-light-their-stadiums-for-students/
Don't forget the Harrisburg School District has a new app for your phone. This is the quickest and easiest way to get up to date information. Look for Harrisburg School District 7J in your app store.
The school district know has an Instagram account. This will be another way of reaching our Harrisburg families. Follow us at harrisburg_school_district7
The governor's executive order gave five stipulations for school districts to do in order to receive state school funding. One of those is to continue paying employees through the closure. We are looking into having staff perform painting and possibly other maintenance items around the district while following social distancing guidelines. We are planning to have classified staff work with teachers and be available for phone calls, paper packet copying and collating each week.
Here is a link to ODE parent resource. Yesterday I mentioned online distance learning. I was incorrect in using online in my sentence. Distance learning is not digital learning. More to come.. Here is the link: https://www.oregon.gov/ode/educator-resources/standards/Documents/A%20Guide%20%20for%20At-Home%20Learning_final_accessible.pdf
As Harrisburg SD prepares for online distance learning, here are 5 tips for families to consider: https://5il.co/egdn
For those who will be picking up an iPad or Chromebook this week, please take a moment to read the Student Device Checkout Agreement document (https://5il.co/e0tu). If at all possible, bring the signed portion with you when picking up your loaner device (one per device).
Please be sure to check out the updated information about the Remote Learning Resources pick-up times and locations: https://5il.co/e9zy
Just to let everyone know, all Jr/Sr High school students will be provided some form of supplemental learning for their classes. Staff is spending this week creating material and getting devices/packets deployed to families. Teachers will be communicating with families and students to make sure they can access the materials. The majority of teachers will be using a combination of zoom and Google classroom. We are still awaiting word from ODE as to the plan for credits. We will communicate to our families as soon as we know anything further on this. Please refer to our website for updates and additional information. Thanks for your patience during these unprecedented times.
Several companies are taking steps to extend internet services to consumers. This list is not all inclusive. Feel free to contact the local service provider in your area to see if they are part of the Keep Americans Connected Pledge. https://5il.co/e01o
Harrisburg School District's access to learning content inquiry: https://forms.gle/GysGJEX9RxkPRUWV9
As a school district we will offer supplemental education and learning opportunities for our students. The principals's are working with their teachers towards this end. We have a planning meeting scheduled for Monday, March 30 and begin implementation April 1, 2020.
We learned yesterday from Oregon Department of Education that they plan to focus first on creating pathways for graduation for all seniors in the state. As a district we will have a plan in place for our seniors and all high school students the week after spring break.
Based on state and federal guidelines, we must remind parents that we serve meals to students. During our grab-n-go time students/children must be present to receive the meals. We cannot give the meals to parents of children. Thank you for understanding.
Please take a moment to read this important announcement from Superintendent Bryan Starr: https://5il.co/dw53
We are serving a breakfast/lunch combo in a grab-n-go format from 9 - 10 a.m. for children ages 0-18 at the elementary school cafeteria. We have a limited number of meals so it is first come first served basis.
CDC's recommendations for what you can do now to plan, prepare and help protect yourself and your family in the event of a community outbreak of COVID-19. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/get-your-household-ready-for-COVID-19.html
The meals are for children ages 0-18 only. A shout out to our food service workers and their leader Dawn Spears.
Harrisburg School District will provide breakfast and lunch based upon ODE approval from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. for Monday, March 16 through Thursday, March 19 and Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31. This will be a grab and go style lunch.
Governor Kate Brown announces statewide school closure for students in Oregon from Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31. https://5il.co/dplx
Harrisburg School District is open tomorrow.
With the number of confirmed coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Oregon increasing, Governor Kate Brown announced new guidance last night regarding group gatherings and social distancing. https://5il.co/dmls
Harrisburg School District is in need of substitute kitchen workers, and we are hiring permanent bus drivers. Please contact Michele at 541-995-6626 ext. 361 for information.
Don't miss the annual staff vs. student basketball game this Friday, March 13th at 6 pm in the junior high gym! There will be a lot of fun activities during the game. $5 admission for adults; $2 for students and children. Also, there is school this Friday, March 13th.
We invite staff, parents and community to enter into a thought exchange on what qualities and characteristics you want to see in the new middle school principal? principal exchange: https://my.thoughtexchange.com/#696225999
As the district begins planning for the middle school with grades 5-8, we invite you to give your thoughts in this thought exchange. District middle school exchange: https://my.thoughtexchange.com/#917991862
In an effort to keep you informed, HSD has provided an informational document about COVID-19, what we are doing about it, and what you can do. It's located in our documents section under Documents » Information » Parent & Community Resources (https://5il.co/dfce)
We will have school on Friday, March 13, 2020.
School in session on Friday, February 28th.
HSD staff, parents, and students: I'm excited to inform you that we are in the final stages of setting up our new district website! We will also have an app that you'll be able to download from either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. More information coming soon!
Here is the survey to gather stakeholder inputs in reference to the Student Success Act and Student Invest Account. Please fill out sometime over the next two weeks. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CommunityEngagementSIA
Please join Trillium for a Community Conversation! Monday, October 7, 5:30- 7:00 p.m. Life Bible Church/Life Northwest, 23650 Peoria Rd., Harrisburg Dinner will be provided. To register, visit: https://www.trilliumohp.com/about…/Community_Engagement.html For language or disability accommodations or transportation, let us know 48 hours before the event at: 541-799-3119 or email@example.com. Trillium is a coordinated care organization serving Oregon Health Plan members. Our focus is on whole health and active local engagement to help all people live a healthier life. We welcome your questions and feedback!