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New Facility Update

Carpet is being set in junior high classroom areas

Artwork is proudly displayed in the JH/EL Gymnasium and the HS Gymnasium

The main street entrance is now totally enclosed

Casework continues to be installed in the lower floor of the HS classrooms

Block filler and drywall finishing is underway in the first floor of the elementary

District Office

  • The Board of Education meeting was held on Thursday February 28th. where the Harrison Central bowlers were recognized on their achievement of being one of 16 teams to compete in the Ohio Bowlers Tournament. Congratulations on the teams' 7th. place in the tournament. 
  • Thank you to the Harrison Central staff, students, and community for the wonderful state send off for the bowling team.  
  • Mrs. Snider is working with Renaissance Learning on uploading student testing results for evaluation. 
  • Mrs. Snider met with district speech therapists to plan for 2019-2020 school year's services. 
  • The superintendent asked KIKO Auctioneers to explain the online and site bidding process to the board of education.  Mrs. Snider has contacted additional local auctioneers to provide information about the district's summer auctions of building contents.  An advertisement will be placed to solicit bids for the auction. 
  • Mr. Morgan and Mr. Eddy collaborated on technology integration into the new school facility with both SHP and Hammond
  • Mr. Morgan worked with faculty on teacher license renewal 
  • Mr. Morgan worked to secure curricular materials for specific grade and content levels 
  • Mr. Morgan and Mr. Parker collaborated on receipt of grant money and project start up for archery in Harrison Central
  • Mr. Morgan and an office design professional worked to develop specific content for display in the new school
  • Mr. Morgan researched levels within special education for current review
  • Mr. Morgan developed an ongoing question and answer document for review with faculty and staff.
  • Mrs. Harding, Mrs. Carter and Mrs. Clements met with representatives from US Bank.  New products were discussed and revised fees.
  • Mrs. Harding completed all balancing and postings related to the building project and worked with Hammond Construction concerning financial report.
  • Mrs. Harding and Mrs. Johnson are working with Pebble and Waggoner to bring a new format on line for the district’s policy manual.  The goal is to have it up and running within the month.
  • Mr. Ripley coordinated with Kirk George of Hammond Construction for the Harrison Hills Safety Committee to tour new facility. The committee is comprised of board members, administration, staff members, Harrison County and Cadiz officers, and Emergency Management members from the county and Community Hospital. 
  • Silco Fire and Security did an annual inspection of our fire alarm systems
  • Spring trip meeting is scheduled for March 11, 2019 at 5:30 PM in the PD room at the district office.  
  • Mr. Ripley coordinated a schedule and bussing for a district wide floor signing.




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Harrison Central Jr/Sr High

Football players visited kindergarten and first grade classes at East to do some reading with them for Literacy Week!

Ms. Zanath and others enjoyed the first Free Coffee Friday at Central!

The boys bowling team was recognized and wished good luck as they prepared for their trip to the STATE match!!

Trevor Thompson placed 9th (2nd Team All-Ohio) as an individual at the State match. The boys team advanced to the final round of 8 and got beat by the eventual state champs. Great season, bowlers!! 

Select choir members spent Saturday evening at the Nailers game after singing the National Anthem! 

Mackenzie Jurosko competed in the Ohio State FFA Advanced Prepared Public Speaking Competition! 

Senior basketball players played their last game in the John W. Stephenson Center on Saturday evening. They defeated Claymont 59-35 to become Sectional champions and advance to play Steubenville at Buckeye Local on Wednesday at 7:00pm. 

Mark Your Calendar
Wednesday, March 20 – Blood Drive in the high school gymnasium 9am – 1pm 
Friday, March 22 – 3rd nine weeks report cards available on ProgressBook 



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Harrison East Elementary

Harrison East welcomed the Mobile Dentist program to our school. Thirty-five students were able to get their teeth cleaned, sealed, or just general check-ups.  

Logan DeWees, 2nd grade, reached 125 AR points this week and Eva Richards proudly shares her 25 points.

Harrison East celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss this week by hosting our last Family Literacy Night.  Almost 250 students and parents came to ready, do crafts, get their faces painted, and, of course, to read with the staff.  The following students even won door prizes: Callie Culbertson, Tomi Jo Edwards, and Landon Coffman were kindergarten prize winners; Lynden Myers, Hannah Viers, and Josie Corder, 1st grade; Olin Wade, Hunter Snyder, Grayson Elliott, and Saige Anthony were 3rd grade winners; Mikayla Pelegreen and Allessa Dorn 4th grade winners; Logan Milliken and Kaleb Coffman were 5th grade winners; and 6th grade winners were Brodie Yeager, Kylie Richards, and Paige Fitzgerald.  

Harrison Central Head Football coach, Anthony Hayes, and a group of his players came to visit kindergarten and 1st grade.  The football players took the time to not only read with the little ones, but they also spent time chatting with the kids and even shared some of their equipment! 

The best way to end the month of February is to recognize our Students of the Month.  This month’s students, who were selected based on overall good character both in and outside the classroom, were 6th grader, Kylie Richards; 5th grader Jaiden Pelegreen; 4th grader Chase Pettay; 3rd grader Makya Nelson; 2nd grader Ella Smith; 1st grader Josie Corder; kindergarten Jacob Willis; and preschool Ryker Woodward. 

Mark Your Calendar

03/01/19-2019-2020 school year open enrollment window opens
03/06/19-No preschool classes (preschool in service)
03/07/19-Spring Pictures (class and individual) preschool – 2nd grade
03/08/19-Spring Pictures (class and individual) 3rd – 6th grades
03/08/19-Student opportunity to sign new gym floor
03/09/19-Regional Spelling Bee at Buckeye North
03/15/19-3rd 9-week grading period ends
03/15/19-St. Patrick’s Day dance 6 – 8 PM in the gym
03/20/19-Ohio state-wide tornado drill
03/22/19-3rd 9-week report cards made available
03/25/19-E/LA State testing window opens
03/31/19-2019-2020 school year open enrollment windows ends
04/18/19-Easter break
04/23/19-Classes resume
04/23/19-Math/Science/SS State testing window opens
05/15/19-3rd grade field trip to Carnegie Science Center
05/15/19-4th grade Poetry Day
05/16/19-Memorial Day Program 9 AM in the gym
05/17/19-Honor’s Breakfast 7:30 at Hopedale Social Hall
05/17/19-6th Grade Graduation 10 AM in the gym
05/20/19-Harrison Central Senior Walk
05/20/19-Preschool Graduation 10AM in the gym
05-20-19-Preschool Open House 1:30 PM to 6:30PM
05/21/19-6th grade trip to Kenny Wood
05/21/19-Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade recognition
05/22/19-3rd, 4th, and 5th grade recognition


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Harrison North Elementary

Mrs. Gaffney’s 2nd grade was collecting data from their peers to make a bar graph.

Ms. Vancamp’s art classes have the hallways swimming with fish.

Third graders have been reading biographies and worked with their families to bring the life of a famous American to life. 

Mrs. Rocchi’s first grade group learned what an assembly line is as they prepared bags to give out at our literacy night. 

Mrs. Barker's science classes have been building roller coasters as a STEM activity to demonstrate what they are learning about motion and force.  Students collaborated and created some fantastic designs!

On February 27th students at Harrison North had the opportunity to sign up to be seen by the mobile dentist.

Preschoolers are reviewing numbers 1-10 and learning about ocean animals.

Pieces of artwork from Ms. Vancamp’s art classes adorn the hallways.


Upcoming Events
Monday, March 4- wear red and blue day
Tuesday, March 5- wear crazy socks day
Tuesday, March 5- Dr. Seuss night- 4:30-6:00
Wednesday, March 6- wear your clothes backwards, inside out, or mismatched day
Wednesday, March 6- No Preschool classes
Thursday, March 7- wear your hat day
Thursday, March 7- 4-H assembly for grades 3-6 in Barr Memorial @ 9:45
Thursday, March 7- PTA pizza delivery
Friday, March 8- wear your pajamas day
Friday, March 8- New School gym floor signing
Saturday March 9- Regional Spelling Bee at Buckeye Local 
Friday, March 15- 3rd nine weeks ends
Friday, March 15- Spring class and individual pictures
Friday, March 22- 3rd nine weeks report cards posted
Thursday, April 18- Easter break begins; No classes
Tuesday, April 23- Classes Resume



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