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  • Harrison Elementary School
    Principal: Lisa Baxter
    1032 W. 53rd Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52806
    Phone: (563) 391-3113
    FAX: (563) 468-4201

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    The Book Fair is Coming!

    The Scholastic Book Fair will be here the week after Thanksgiving! Students will visit the fair on Wednesday, December 3, to prepare a Wish List. Purchases may be made during the day on Thursday, December 4, Friday, December 5, and Monday, December 8. The fair will be open that Monday evening from 5:30 to 7:30. The PTA will be serving

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    Veterans’ Day

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    We honored those currently serving in the military and veterans on Monday, November 10. We were so lucky to have a beautiful day to be outside. The North High Color Guard presented the colors. Our special guests introduced themselves, told what branch of the military they had served in, and who they were related to at

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    Unique Creation

    As you know, the theme at Harrison School this year is Harrison Heroes – A Legion of Learners, Acquiring new super powers every day. Two of our very talented staff members have made a unique creation for the library. Custodian Brad Lange made our version of the batmobile and art teacher Laura Carter and some students painted it. See how

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    Sweet Plantain Quartet

    The Sweet Plantain Quartet performed for us. We enjoyed hearing their unique sound of hip-hop, jazz improv, and Latin rhythms.

     

    Children’s Literature Festival

    Thirty-five Harrison third, fourth, and fifth graders attended the annual Children’s Literature Festival at the River Center. During the day-long event they listened to different authors and illustrators talk about the art of writing books. The students learned a lot. We were very proud of them.

     

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    Student Hunger Drive

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    Thank you Harrison families for your generosity in contributing food for the Student Hunger Drive. We collected over 2600 items. The North High students who picked up our boxes reported that we collected more than all of North High, Wood, and Truman together.  The area food banks will really benefit from our efforts. Thank you so

    Firefighters Visit Harrison

    The kindergarten and first grade classes learned a lot about fire safety when members of the Davenport Fire Department came to talk to them. Then they went outside and learned all about the fire truck.

     

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    Mo Mallard visits Harrison!

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    Mo Mallard, the mascot for the Mallards hockey team, came for our Olweus kickoff. Olweus is our anti-bullying program. These are the four rules of the program:

    1. We will not bully others.
    2. We will help students who are bullied.
    3. We will include students who are left out.
    4. If we know that somebody is being bullied, we
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    North High Homecoming Parade

    Many Harrison students and their families walked in the North High Homecoming Parade. We were led by a pickup decorated with signs about our superhero theme. It was a fun night!

     

     

    2014-2015 Annual Anti-bullying Anti-harassment Public Statement

    As we begin a new school year, the District’s Board of Education and Superintendent wish to remind District students, parents/guardians, staff, and volunteers that harassment and bullying of students is against the law and District policy. The District will not tolerate harassment or bullying of students based on the student’s actual or perceived traits or characteristics, including: age, color, creed,