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Harrisburg celebrates start of school bond projects | News  Albany Democrat Herald

HARRISBURG — It's been about seven years since a track meet was held at Harrisburg High School.

Harrisburg High School | Education |  The Southern

Harrisburg High School has recognized Dawson Beers, Nolan Davidson, Paige Gulley, Savannah Hubbs, Annabella Robinson and Franko Teston for ...

Red-carpet event at Harrisburg prom cut short by nearby fight  PennLive

The carpet was rolled up after a "skirmish" near the prom venue, according to Harrisburg School District spokeswoman Kirsten Keys.

Harrisburg tops the state in teacher turnover: Five former teachers explain why | News

(Harrisburg) -- Belinda Arterbridge joined the Harrisburg School District as a teacher in 2016, immediately after graduating from college. Her initial joy of landing ...

State takeover of Harrisburg schools may not produce the results advocates seek | News

State takeovers of school districts have been occurring for more than three decades in this country with mixed results. Leaving a community voiceless in the ...

The Best and Brightest Class of 2019

This is the 27th year for the PennLive/Patriot-News Best and Brightest program that honors high school seniors in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, ...

'Sew sisters': Custom prom gowns from local designers are blowing up Harrisburg red carpets

Keya Wilson is one of several Harrisburg designers creating custom looks for prom season.

Harrisburg to celebrate construction kickoff | News  Albany Democrat Herald

The track at Harrisburg High School is in such bad shape there hasn't been a home meet in years, but starting at 4 p.m. Thursday, that situation will begin to.

'They took my pops': Harrisburg man died trying to protect himself  PennLive

Corey Crishon stopped at a neighborhood gas station May 16 and was fatally shot on his way home. He fired his gun to protect himself during the incident, ...

The struggles in Harrisburg's public schools are a symptom of Pa.'s neglect for education | Opinion  Pennsylvania Capital-Star

By Jill Sunday Bartoli. It's been with great sadness recently that I've read arguments that the Harrisburg School District is dragging down the rest of ...

Attorney: Harrisburg School District finances, threat of receivership is unprecedented  PA Post

(Harrisburg) — The big question of what happens next if the state Department of Education tells Harrisburg School District that time's up, we're taking over, ...

Hearing on protection from abuse order against district judge postponed

A hearing on a temporary protection from abuse order was postponed this morning for Dauphin County Magisterial District Judge Hanif Johnson. According to ...

Officer punched at Harrisburg High School, police use pepper spray to stop lunchroom brawl  PennLive

Officers were called to the school at noon to break up a fight that injured at least one student.

Movers & Shakers: Principal, Home Builders Care Foundation, Sanford Power Golf Academy, SDAF  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Hirings, promotions, moves and awards at area businesses and organizations including Principal, Home Builders Care Foundation, Sanford Power Golf ...

Harrisburg School District teacher turnover blamed for low test scores on last state report card  PennLive

The report cards issued by the state are not intended to judge students, but rather, to measure the success of school systems put in place by school leaders.

Harrisburg school, under investigation over grant money, must give job, grading info to state  PennLive

PennLive obtained the letter from the state announcing federal grants had been suspended to the high school and asking for the district's conflict of interest ...

Second large fight in two weeks at Harrisburg High School  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A high school basketball game turns into a brawl in Harrisburg. Students began fighting just after the game between York High and ...

'It's a great day to be a Tiger' after $40 million Harrisburg school bond passes  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Harrisburg students will get a new elementary school, and an expanded high school by 2020 after voters passed a $40 million bond Tuesday.

State yanks federal money from Harrisburg School District after 'concerns' raised about program  PennLive

A consultant who was monitoring the grants in question was then named as the new high school principal.

Looking for an intern this spring? Harrisburg School District wants to partner with you  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Harrisburg School District officials want to expand career and technology education options for high school students starting this January, but they need the help ...

Students receive HBASE scholarship  KELOLAND TV

Sioux Falls, S.D. - A group of local high school students are getting a boost for their education. The Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation took some ...

Complete chaos in Harrisburg schools is hurting our children and jeopardizing city's future | Opinion

The complete chaos has established failing academic systems for our students. One in every two students will not graduate from the Harrisburg School District.

$235K budget shortfall leads to big changes at Harrisburg schools  KEZI TV

The Harrisburg School District says it expects a $235000 budget shortfall for the 2019-2020 school year.

Westran baseball team looks to regain competitive form for districts  Moberly Monitor Index

Following a disappointing 8-0 regular season home loss to Cairo on May 6, Westran head coach Kyle Ginter is hopeful his Hornets players will quickly bounce ...

Best and Brightest Class of 2019 honored at reception

The PennLive/Patriot-News Best and Brightest Class of 2019 was honored during a reception held at PA Media Group on Wednesday, May 15.

Harrisburg School District closed for a 'pause' after 2nd student's death in 2 weeks: officials  PennLive

District officials felt a pause was needed for students suffering the loss of two classmates, so they cancelled classes for high school students on Thursday.

At Our Best (May 25) | People |  Corvallis Gazette Times

The following local residents recently were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor ...

HBGSD: Racial tensions not cause of Monday’s fight at Harrisburg High  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Following a fight in the cafeteria at Harrisburg High School on Monday, school officials say what's happening inside school hallways is not ...

Home builders give $250,000 so Harrisburg students can learn how to build homes  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation will give $250000 to the Harrisburg School District for the construction of a new building on the high school ...

Harrisburg plans to expand high school, add new elementary with $40 million bond  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Voters have between now and next Tuesday to decide whether they want to expand the Harrisburg School District by passing a $40 million bond.

Harrisburg student accepted into Ivy League schools  ABC27

A few hundred students attend Harrisburg High School's SciTech campus. Those students show interest in and do well in STEM courses. One student did so well ...

How Harrisburg is preparing kids for life after high school by listening to businesses  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Area home builders, struggling to find workers, have allied with the Harrisburg School District to bridge the gap between classroom and job site.

Harrisburg School District to host emergency meeting  PennLive

Harrisburg School District confirmed that they are hosting an emergency parent, family and community meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 at Harrisburg ...

New principal named at Harrisburg high school as officials admit grading 'inconsistencies'

School district leaders say the change in leadership is not related to the grading problems identified by an internal investigation.

New academic accountability model affects Harrisburg School District  PennLive

Harrisburg's Chief Academic Officer Jamie Foster said the district knows that it has its academic challenges, and a new federal accountability model is going to ...

Harrisburg High School closed Thursday due to death of student, school district says  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg High School will be closed for high school students Thursday, December 6 due to the death of a student, the school district said in a ...

Ukrainian man's run as fake Harrisburg High School student catches Hollywood attention  PennLive

Ansel Elgort, who is famous for his roles in “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Baby Driver,” is attached to star in an adaptation of the story.

Harrisburg High School principal placed on leave during grading investigation

Harrisburg High School's John Harris Campus Principal Lisa Love has been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into concerns over ...

When is prom? The 2019 schedule for central Pa. high schools

Prom season 2019 is underway and will continue through early June. Here is a list of prom dates that we know of. PennLive does not have dates for all proms.

Harrisburg School District to hold emergency meeting at high school on Thursday, January 17  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG -- Harrisburg School District said Tuesday that an emergency meeting will be held for families of students and members of the community at ...

Harrisburg students learn hands-on business lessons in launch of Tiger Balloons  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Mia Adams, left, Ryan Kroger and Angelynna Pyeatt deliver balloons to a student at Harrisburg High School, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. The students started their ...

More than a quarter of students in these 5 Central Pa. schools fail to graduate on time  Lebanon Daily News

In most central Pennsylvania school districts, failing to graduate is a relatively rare occurrence. In five districts, however, more than a quarter of ninth-grade ...

Preparing students for workforce is 'number one goal' in Harrisburg this year  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Harrisburg Superintendent Jim Holbeck foresees a time when every student has some type of experience in the workforce by the time they graduate high school.

High school graduation rates in central Pa.: York, Harrisburg struggle, but what about others?

Pennsylvania has set 92.4 percent as its 4-year graduation rate goal. Here's how area high schools are measuring up.

Harrisburg High School Celebrates Veterans  KELOLAND TV

The Veterans Day Program featured songs from the Harrisburg High School Choir as well as the band.

New Dad/New Grad - News  Carmi Times

Southeastern Illinois College is known for its highly reputed nursing programs. SIC has held the state's top practical nursing (PN) and registered nursing (RN) ...

90% at Harrisburg school score poorly in state tests; teacher turnover blamed

Pennsylvania's Department of Education released report cards for school districts across the state last week and Harrisburg ranked among the bottom.

Man held for trial in killing of Harrisburg High student  ABC27

A Harrisburg man is headed to trial for the killing of a Harrisburg High School student last year.

The last time Harrisburg School Board was stripped of power, it didn't end well  PennLive

The law was different and so were the political players. But the last time the Harrisburg School Board was stripped of control due to abysmal student academic ...

City, school district honor Harrisburg football team with parade, ceremony  PennLive

The Harrisburg School District, in partnership with the City of Harrisburg and the Dauphin County Commissioners, joined forces Monday to celebrate and honor ...

Fake Harrisburg High School student's 'adoptive mom' loses appeal of federal prison sentence  PennLive

Stephayne McClure-Potts claimed her 5-month sentence in the Artur Samarin/Asher Potts case is excessive.

How a Harrisburg school won a coveted Blue Ribbon Award

The school worked for six years to position itself to win the award. It was one of 20 schools across the state to earn recognition from the U.S.Department of ...

Does Harrisburg elementary school need two principals and two assistant principals?

The job title and salary for Lisa Love, the former high school principal, was revealed in the agenda for the school board meeting Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.

Break-ins at Harrisburg High School’s concession stand under investigation  KEZI TV

An estimated $500 to $1000 worth of products has been stolen, including candy, soda, chips and other items, in the break-ins over the past four weeks.

Student injured in John Harris High brawl confirms ongoing war between Puerto Rican, Black students  ABC27

The Harrisburg School District said pepper-spray was used to break up a fight that students are estimating involved 30 students in the cafeteria of John Harris ...

He wasn't a finalist, but here's how Tim Graf became Harrisburg's new superintendent  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

He may not have been among the Harrisburg School District's first choice for superintendent finalists, but Milbank native Tim Graf was the top choice to keep the ...

Live updates from Saturday's State College at Harrisburg high school football game

Keaton Ellis and State College are hoping to pocket a seventh-straight victory Saturday afternoon at Harrisburg. (PennLive). By Eric F. Epler | eepler@pennlive.

Parental Participation: Harrisburg School District reaching out to families for help  WHP Harrisburg

Harrisburg School officials are asking parents in the district to get involved in their students' education. They say it could be the difference between your child ...

“Win A Glove Day” … Wilson Selects Harrisburg High School Pitcher + Outfielder Presley Witt's Submission From Nearly 100000 Entries  SGB Media

cross the country, young players grow up watching their favorite baseball players on the game's biggest stage. And, for decades Wilson, the Official Ball Glove.

Agencies investigate school shooting rumors | News  Corvallis Gazette Times

Social media postings about a possible school shooting plan in Junction City and Harrisburg were investigated and found to be not credible, according to press ...

Skipping school: 2 Dauphin County districts have some of the highest truancy rates in Pa.  PennLive

Under a new state definition of habitual truancy – students missing six or more unexcused absences within a school year – approved by lawmakers in 2016, ...

Court-appointed board member highlights importance of upcoming Harrisburg School Board election  PennLive

Now that Harrisburg School District's vacant school board seat has been filled, those who took an interest in it say they are focusing on the upcoming school ...

Brawl after Harrisburg-York basketball game spreads to neighborhood  PennLive

A fight broke out and spilled into the surrounding neighborhood after a basketball game between Harrisburg and York Wednesday night. The game took place at ...

After fight following Harrisburg game, York cancels boys' basketball, lets only parents at girls' game  PennLive

York school district has canceled two high school basketball games and is restricting who can attend two other games on Saturday, due to “safety and security ...

Harrisburg School District starts prescription drug abuse program  ABC27

Schools routinely warn students about alcohol and illegal drugs. Now a new program in Harrisburg is teaching students about the dangers of prescription drug ...

NY Giants running back returns to Harrisburg classroom to teach lessons of success  PennLive

Harrisburg High School graduate Robert Martin III will report back to the New York Giants April 15 for a three-day mini training camp. But he chose to spend a ...

Will demoted principal in Harrisburg get pay cut? District officials won't say

Former principal Lisa Love was among the top paid officials in the district as principal, but now she will serve as one of three academy directors at the school.

Signs of rodents, mice and moldy rolls found in some school cafeteria inspections in Dauphin County

Here's a list of the latest Pa. Dept. of Agriculture food-safety inspections for public schools in Dauphin County.

Home Builders Care Foundation partners with Harrisburg schools  KSFY

The Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation announced a new partnership with the Harrisburg School District on Wednesday.

Airsoft gun intercepted at metal detector of Harrisburg High School’s John Harris Campus  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG -- Over the past 24 hours, three students within the Harrisburg School District were removed from their respective schools, the school district said ...

'No one is more deserving' Harrisburg High honors longtime coach Chuck Ingram  Harrisburg Daily Register

HARRISBURG -- One of Illinois' longest-serving high school coaches will ring in the new year with the honor of knowing his school district has named its track ...

Harrisburg High School 2018 prom: photos

The 2018 Harrisburg High School prom was held on May 19 at the Best Western Premier in Swatara Township.

Harrisburg school district officials, student-organizer respond to Sci-Tech walkout  ABC27

A few days into the school year, Sci-Tech students learned that their principal, Dr. Sieta Achampong, would only spend one day a week at their school, spending ...

Harrisburg students walk out of class to protest loss of full-time principal

Superintendent Sybil Knight-Burney announced last week after an internal investigation into grading irregularities that Sieta Achampong would oversee both ...

Sunday Boredom Busters: May 5th  KELOLAND TV

Check out the new works on display for SculptureWalk 2019.

Harrisburg High School 2018 graduation: photos

Harrisburg High School graduation was held June 10 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.

HHS principal Scott Dewar wins ag advocacy award Harrisburg High School principal Scott Dewar is recognized  Harrisburg Daily Register

Harrisburg High School principal Scott Dewar is recognized for his support of the school's FFA program.

First Class: Harrisburg soccer player, scholarship winner eyes dentistry career  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Editor's note: This is the third in a 12-part series looking at the winners of the inaugural Argus Leader First Class Scholarship in partnership with Augustana ...

Rite Aid Foundation Launches New Prescription Drug Safety Initiative in Harrisburg-Area High Schools  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

12,000 meals: Harrisburg schools feed community, set example for Southern Illinois  The Southern

HARRISBURG — Valarie Hodges knows plenty of kids in her town would go hungry if not for their schools.

Meet the Harrisburg Cougars football team that will play for the PIAA Class 6A title

Harrisburg will take on St. Joe's Prep at 6 p.m. Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium.

Advanced welding class preparing Harrisburg students for a career  KEZI TV

HARRISBURG, Ore. -- Students in Harrisburg High School's advanced welding class are learning skills and techniques that put them on the same level as ...

Harrisburg School Bond Election This Week  KELOLAND TV

HARRISBURG, S.D. - Growth in the Harrisburg community continues to explode and with that, the school district says there's a need for new spaces for students ...

Police ID teen shot, killed in Harrisburg  ABC27

Police have released the name of a Harrisburg high school student who was killed in an apparent shooting Wednesday afternoon.

Man charged with killing Harrisburg student  ABC27

Police have made an arrest in the homicide of a Harrisburg High School student last year.

Nearly half the student population at Harrisburg High School slapped with suspension notices

School officials identified 540 students who missed 35 classes in a 9-week period as part of a new crackdown. There are about 1100 students enrolled at the ...

Heroes at heart: Harrisburg soccer team finds higher calling  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

By honoring special needs and seriously ill youth, the Tigers and their coach find meaning beyond wins and losses.

School threat system fields thousands of tips in first month  PennLive

The goal of the Safe 2 Say Something program, which funnels tips to an around-the-clock call center at the attorney general's headquarters in Harrisburg, is to ...

When is the first day of school 2018?

The earliest that students return to school in central Pennsylvania was Aug. 13. The latest is Sept. 5.

Three cheers for Harrisburg's turnaround, except its schools still need help | Commentary

Let's face it, we live in a pretty wonderful part of the world. As the forsythia, flowering cherries and pears explode in Wildwood Park, and mounds of tulips confirm ...

Harrisburg Votes On School Bond  KELOLAND TV

If you live in the Harrisburg School District, you can vote absentee now at any Harrisburg school.

Harrisburg seniors Jai Burney, Rynell Gantt Jr. 'excited' to continue their football careers  PennLive

HARRISBURG – Cougars' football coach Calvin Everett, who doubles as Harrisburg's athletic director, says he looks forward to national signing day “every ...

Harrisburg's Dajahnae Brannon sets scoring record in District 3 playoff loss to Cumberland Valley  PennLive

Harrisburg's Dajahnae Brannon shoots against Cumberland Valley's Abbie Miller during a December 2018 game against Cumberland Valley. Sean Simmers ...

Harrisburg to HBCUs program ope  ABC27

A local program in Harrisburg is giving high school students a look at college life. A Harrisburg High School graduate started Harrisburg to Howard two years ...

Harrisburg wrestler Dax Bennett caps prep career with fourth title; Thurston has three indivdual winners  The Register-Guard

PORTLAND — The fourth and final championship match of Dax Bennett's glittering wrestling career as a Harrisburg High School senior Saturday night was the ...

York-Adams high school scores for games played Jan. 23-24  York Daily Record

Here are the York-Adams results reported to GameTimePA for games played Wednesday, Jan. 23 and Thursday, Jan. 24 (this post will be updated as results are ...

Harrisburg Cougars endure & excel  WPMT FOX 43

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — It has been an emotional roller coaster for the Harrisburg Cougars basketball team. A week ago Tuesday, Assistant Coach Wes Bair, ...

Harrisburg 2018 prom: the video

Harrisburg High School held their 2018 prom Saturday night, May 19 at the Best Western in Harrisburg.

District III playoff basketball game closed to public after fight  PennLive

For the second time this year, students at York's William Penn High School will be playing basketball without a crowd. Due to a fight that broke out at the end of ...

Harrisburg proposes building 'freshman academy,' field house to ease strain on high school  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Board members are also moving forward with plans to add a seventh elementary school to the fast-growing district.

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