Dear Students, Parents, and Community Members:
Harrison Hills City School District will be opening on August 24, 2020 with two educational choices this year: five-day full instruction and OVLA online instruction. The district is following Ohio’s Covid color coded system and Harrison County is currently the best rating of yellow. The Corona virus has made our educational environment look a bit different. All students and staff are required to wear a mask unless excused by a physician or student is deemed unable to wear a mask. All students and staff will temperature check when entering the building. Elementary breakfast and lunch will be served in the classrooms. Many of our teachers will be rotating classrooms instead of students. Highschool block scheduling has been instituted to allow greater instructional time and less hallway movement. In an effort to assist our families, Harrison Central will be purchasing all student school supplies and there will be no books fees charged.
We have been in our beautiful PK-12 new facility for a year. Harrison Central Elementary and Junior-Senior Highschool is located outside of Cadiz on Route 9. The 216,000 square feet building is centered on 58 acres along with an eight-lane track complex. The new girls’ softball complex is currently being constructed and will be open for our spring 2021 season. This school offers 73 classrooms, 25 small group rooms, 2 cafeterias, 2 gymnasiums, 760 seat auditorium, 14 extended learning rooms, green house, industrial arts shop, two resource officers, truancy prevention officer, two guidance counselors, two mental health professionals, two registered nurses, full time trainer, and a fitness area. The school’s design was one of five National Silver Award winners.
The Harrison Hills City School District staff is dedicated to enkindling in our students a desire and passion for lifelong learning by offering our students unique opportunities to pursue exciting and challenging educational experiences. A highly motivated and committed team of administrators, teachers and staff eagerly works collaboratively to spark your children’s intellectual curiosity and individualize instruction to meet their diverse learning needs.
The district has taken great strides to provide all students with an individual technology device. The students in grades third to twelfth each have a Chromebook for school and home use. Students in kindergarten through second each have an IPad. Teachers are providing many interactive lessons through these devices.
Harrison Hills City School District’s online program offers K through 12th. courses with assistance by certified teachers. Credit recovery is also available through this online program. Harrison Central has 21st. Century learning classrooms for enrichment activities.
Thank you for your continued support of our school and staff; most importantly thank you for trusting Harrison Hills to providing a strong educational environment for your children.
Dana L. Snider