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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

    String Students Demonstrate Instruments

    Harrison 4th Grade String Students demonstrated the instruments of the string orchestra family to 3rd graders. 3rd Grade Students have the opportunity to start playing a string instrument this summer or next fall. Information available from Mrs. Kendell at kendellk@davenportschools.org

     

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    Scholastic Book Fair

    The Scholastic Book Fair is here! All students will visit the fair on Wednesday, April 20, and fill out a wish list. They may bring money to school to purchase books on Thursday, Friday, and Monday. We will stay open until 3:00 each day. On Monday, April 25, we will also be open from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. You may also purchase books online here through April 28.

    Teach a Parent Night

    Orchestra students had a special evening where they taught their parents to play their instruments. Mrs. Kendell reports that the students did a great job instructing their parents. It looks like it was a fun evening!

    Opera Iowa

    Opera Iowa came to Harrison on Monday, April 4. Classes attended workshops before the performance to learn more about opera and stage performances. The talented performers presented a fantastic version of The Three Billy Goats Gruff which included a theme of bullying. We were very lucky to have Opera Iowa here thanks to funding by the PTA and ArtsBasics.

    Dragon Parade

    The second graders held their annual Dragon Parade to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

    Dance Performances!

    4th and 5th grade physical education students divided into groups and choreographed their own dances. They performed their original creations for other grade levels on Friday, March 18. We appreciated all your hard work , creativity, and ability to get up in front of other students.

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    Harrison Gold Winners!

    Instrumental students in grades 5-8 String Orchestra and 6-8 Band performed solos with accompaniment at the Davenport Schools Solo Festival at North High School on Saturday, February 27th.  Ratings are 1+ (gold ribbon), 1 (blue ribbon), 2 (red ribbon) and 3 (white ribbon).

     

    All of the Harrison String Orchestra students performed solos and six of those students received the top rating of 1+.  These students also received a Nota Dolce Specialty Cookie as an added practice incentive and reward.  Hard work truly does pay off!

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    Orchestra

    The Harrison orchestra students enjoyed working with Mr. Y, a student teacher from Augustana.

    The 100th Day of School

    On the hundredth day of school the first graders and their teachers dressed up as if they were one hundred years old. They provided a lot of laughs for the rest of us!

    Band Gives a Holiday Performance

    Members of the Harrison 5th Grade Band performed festive holiday tunes for the 4th and 5th grade classes. They enjoyed decorating their instruments and sharing their talents with the other students!!