School Closure Extended by Governor Reynolds

On Thursday, April 2nd, Governor Reynolds ordered an extension to the school closures through April 30th. This means our CRCSD buildings and schools will...

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Attention all 6th grade intramural dodgeball players - we will have intramural dodgeball tonight and Thursday night this week.

ATTENTION ALL SINGERS, DANCERS AND ACTORS! The spring musical this year is Annie Jr. This is the story of Little Orphan Annie, so has many parts for both girls and guys. Auditions are open to all grade levels and will happen after spring break. Listen for announcements after spring break on when the auditions will be and what needs to be done to prepare for the auditions. The Musical will be performed on May 15th and 16th.

Any 7th grade girl interested in going out for track please stop by the Counseling office to sign up with Ms. Rouw.  Make sure you have your physical and concussions forms turned in. 

Tennis anyone??  Well actually........ Just girls...... Spring is springing upon us and it's time to play tennis. All 7th and 8th grade girls interested in signing up for tennis please stop by room 216 this week. That is Mr. Stolley's room. Beginners are welcome!!
Any 7th or 8th grade boy planning on playing soccer this spring, there will be an informational meeting and signup in the auditorium next monday March 9 at 2:40pm with the coach.  
Any 8th grade girls interested in practicing golf with the Kennedy High School girls golf team this spring should sign up at  After signing up, Coach Buerman will send you additional information about where and when practices are.
ATTENTION CURRENT 6TH & 7TH GRADE STUDENTS:  Would you be interested in becoming part of our technology support team next year as we roll out the 1:1 Chromebooks?
There will be an opportunity to become Google certified through online classes. This will allow you to help your peers with technology/software issues next year.
Those interested in this opportunity should stop by the main office and sign up. There will be an informational meeting after spring break to hear more about this role.
The 6th grade band concert is rescheduled for Tuesday, March 10, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
1st hour students should arrive at 5:40 for the 6:00 p.m. performance. 3rd hour students should arrive at 6:10 for the 6:30 p.m. performance.

Hey Chargers!  There’s still plenty of time to enter the “Doodle for Google” poster contest!  Remember, this year’s theme is KINDNESS and how you show it to others.  

Interested students should stop by the art room, 112, to pick up an official contest entry form.  The due date for designs will be March 10th to allow some time for mailing.

Let’s show the world what kindness looks like here at Harding Middle school!  Stop by the art room and pick up your entry form today!!


Have you ordered your Harding yearbook yet?  You won’t want to miss out.  They are $20 for a soft cover and $25.00 for a hard cover.  On-line ordering is also available @  Stop by the Student Info Center to get the information to take home to your parents today!  Orders are due in March and we will get our yearbooks in June.


If you have not yet completed the release agreements for your student through your Infinite Campus account, please do so as soon as possible. These will need to be completed before your student can attend field trips. Please log on to our Harding website Quicklinks tab, Infinite Campus, Parent/Student Portal, Campus Parent, User Name, Password, Log In.  By selecting anything in the menu box on the left, you will be able to see your students in the upper right corner.  Proceed to complete the process by selecting More and then the On-line Verification.  If you do not have an Infinite Campus account, please contact your school.


Congratulations to 8th grader Kandace Odekirk for winning Honorable Mention for Scholastic's Art & Writing Awards for her short story that she submitted in November. Kandace received her award and recognition this weekend at an awards ceremony held by the Belin Blank Center at the University of Iowa Memorial Union. Kandace attended the ceremony along with her language arts teacher, Mr. Carrell, and Kandace was listed along with only 5 other students in the state of Iowa as a nominee for the upcoming National Writing Award. Congratulations, again, Kandace Odekirk.

Congratulations to Neo Classic and Neo Voce on their last competitions this weekend. Congratulations to Jordan Harvey and Srinidhi Kompella for winning best soloist!





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