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 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. --
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.
Class of 2020 T-shirts -There are 2 medium and 1 small t-shirt for sale, $10/each. Contact Megan @ email@example.com if you are interested.
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
*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!
Caps & Gowns are in!! Kim will be in the HS office Thursday and Friday from 8 am - 5pm for you to pick them up.
Meet our new Harrisburg Elementary School principal, Darlene Geddes! https://www.harrisburg.k12.or.us/article/251914?org=hes
Senior t-shirt pickup day is Tuesday, May 26th 9am-12pm in front of the high school. If you ordered additional shirts, they must be paid for at that time. Additional t-shirts are $10.00. Payment options are: Call the high school office to make a credit card payment over the phone. Office hours Tue & Thurs 8am-4pm Cash-Exact change please Check- made out to HHS
Caps & Gowns will be in next week! You will be notified when they are available for pickup.
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.
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
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.
Please remember, that unless you have written permission from a parent, do not post school related pictures of other students .
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
The decision has been made to make our second semester (3rd and 4th quarters combined) Pass/NoPass for all students grades 7-11. This will hopefully take some of the pressure off of our families and students as we work to provide education through distance learning. Thank you.
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.
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 end of the 3rd Quarter is this Friday April 10th. Students will have the option of keeping their current 3rd quarter grade(s), (College credit classes excluded) or work directly with their teacher to complete missing items, or alternative assignments to improve their grade(s). Any student that has made prior arrangements with their teacher and is not finished with work by April 10th will be given an incomplete for the 3rd quarter and will have until April 24th to complete these requirements. Please work directly with your teacher(s) if you would like the opportunity to improve grades prior to the end of the 3rd quarter.
April 2, 2020 Please review the following update regarding the expectations and details of distance learning for Harrisburg Jr/Sr High School students: Our staff has spent this week (March 30-April 2) working hard to adapt to the world of distant learning. They have been very involved with developing creative ways to educate our students remotely. All of this starts with making sure all of our families have the necessary equipment and materials to access education. Starting next week (April 6-9) you should be able to access material for your students to work on. During this week please make sure that contact is made with each of your student’s teachers. The expectation is that your student needs to make contact with each of their teachers at least once per week. This can occur in a variety of ways which includes email, Zoom, or by phone. Our goal for this week is that everyone (staff, students, and parents) becomes familiar with the process of distance learning. I am asking my teachers not to enter grades this week as we realize there will be some challenges that need to be overcome and I don’t want additional stress placed on students that are adjusting to this style of learning. On April 13th we will officially start providing Distance Learning where teachers will be establishing due dates, requiring assignments and assessments, providing feedback, and entering grades. The expectation is that students will spend approximately 30 minutes per day for each of their classes. Students will also need to continue to make weekly check-ins with their teachers. This will provide the opportunity for all students to earn their credits for the second semester. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work together to provide the best possible education for our students during these challenging circumstances.
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
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.
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.
March 13, 2020 OSAA NEWS RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE OSAA SUSPENDS PRACTICES AND CONTESTS THROUGH MARCH 31 March 13, 2020 – (Wilsonville, OR) Per Governor Brown’s announcement regarding school closures, the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) has suspended interscholastic practices and contests for sports and activities for all member schools effective today through March 31. During this suspension we will evaluate this evolving public health situation with the Oregon Health Authority, the Oregon Department of Education, the OSAA Executive Board, the OSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and member school administrators from throughout the state to determine when, or if, to resume the spring season. More information will be communicated via www.osaa.org as it becomes available.
Friday March 13th school will be in session
In an effort to keep you informed, here's a letter about COVID-19, what we're doing about it, and what you can do: https://5il.co/dfce Here's some additional information from CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-for-schools.html
Come be part of our Girls basketball send-off to state on Wednesday March 4th at 11am in the North parking lot at the HS. Go Eagles!
Dont forget this Friday 2/14 Mr Eagle will have babysitting from 6-9 in the HS gym. Come support our kids and help save the babies.
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!