Back Row (L to R): Porter Harsh, Carter Peacock, Liam Corp, Logan Dole, Jack Clute, Sydney Nummerdor, Brooklyn Dangler, Owen Bonner Middle Row (L to R): Jaden Southgate, Gavin Dionne, Wyatt Allbee, Ethan Miller, Josh VanConant, Raegan Louch, Sage Huber, Ryan Rodenbo Front Row (L to R): Kyle Koch, Randon Iserhoth, Paige Carstensen, Malachi Bear
At the January 13th meeting of the Harrison Community Schools Board of Education, Mr. Thomas, HHS Principal, introduced the following exchange students who are spending the school year as students in Harrison: Ulises Castillejos Varillas from Mexico, Tlouh Ebeling from Germany, Andrea Feliz Calvo from Spain, Nicoleta Juan from Spain, Aylin Ince from Germany, Nongnapat Intarasiri from Thailand, Sead (CJ) Joldic from Bosnia, Dohui Kim South Korea, Kotone Ki yuna from Japan, Masayuki Higa from Japan, John Mota from India, Anh Ngo from Vietnam, Lukas Oesterreich from Germany. Petr Horak from Czech Republic and Danilo Vukcevic from Montenegro are [...]
At the Harrison Community Schools Board of Education meeting on January 13 Hillside Elementary staff members and principal, Andrea Andera, shared information about two grant-funded professional development opportunities new to the building. Principal Andera introduced Amy Romanowski and Heather Jensen, fifth grade teachers, who participated over the summer in the Chippewa River Writing Project (CRWP) at CMU. Through their participation in this extensive writing camp for educators, doors were opened for a collaborative partnership between HCS and CRWP resulting in the successful application of a $20,000 professional development grant for the district. Through this grant, Romanowski and Jensen, along with [...]
The Harrison Middle School recently held a food drive for the United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties. The students were able to collect an impressive 1212 items in a two week period. The food items will be given to a local food pantry to assist Clare County residents this winter. Pictured are the Middle School student council members who facilitated this food drive. They are: Christina Bailey, Vice President; Kylee Greenfield, Secretary; Samantha Russell, President; and Brenden Powell, Treasurer.
Joan Le Vier was selected to help with the Technology Readiness Infrastructure Grant (TRIG) through The Greater Michigan Education Consortium (GMEC). The purpose of the Classroom Readiness Professional Development Program is to build the capacity of Michigan educators to effectively plan and implement online assessments and “Any Time, Any Place, Any Way, Any Pace” learning through increasing technology proficiency. Farwell High School is a pilot site and Joan Le Vier, Jill Albaugh, and Andy Frisch are coaches at the pilot site. All teachers in the pilot site will complete a blended technology course using elements of best practice instruction. This commitment [...]