Don’t miss Harrison’s Kindergarten Roundup on Thursday, March 2nd at 9:45 and 12:45! At this event, you and your child will meet teachers, visit classrooms, make new friends, and learn more about your new school. Enjoy the following video and hear a few of this year’s kindergartners tell you what they love about their first year in the Davenport Community Schools.
News, Events, and Announcements
The Harrison 4th Grade String Orchestra students performed for their classmates in December.
The Harrison 5th Grade String Orchestra performed holiday music for classmates.
Henry won an iPad Mini in a contest put on by myOn. Students in the Midwest who read over 10 books using myOn over the summer were automatically entered. Henry’s name was randomly selected from over a million entries!
Congratulations to all of the Harrison 4th and 5th Grade String Orchestra students and 5th Grade Band students who performed in the Autumn Elementary Instrumental Concert at Wood Intermediate School on Wednesday, November 16th.
Harrison held its annual Veterans’ Day Program on Thursday, November 10. Parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents of our students who had served in the military or are currently serving in the military were honored. North High School ROTC students were the color guard. Students of Harrison staff members took turns reading poems to honor our guests. The Harrison Harmony Choir sang. Each guest introduced themselves, telling which branch of military they represented and which Harrison students belonged to them. Mr. Picht, Harrison principal in the 60s, told about particpating in an Honor Flight. He presented the book Saluting Grandpa to the school.
First 4th Grade After School Group rehearsal in our NEW ROOM! Yah!
Harrison families did a great job in helping North High School to participate in the Student Hunger Drive. Look at all the food we collected!
4th and 5th graders had the opportunity to work with the members of the Re-FL3X hip-hop group. They learned some moves and then had the opportunity to show off their skills to other classes the next day. We appreciated the grant from ArtsBasics.
The Fifth Grade Band has been having fun practicing their beginning marching skills! These marching musicians can be heard playing Hot Cross Buns in the Harrison halls on Tuesdays after school.