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Music Boosters Sing & Serve is April 12

Boosters logoThe Music Boosters will host its third annual Sing & Serve event on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6-10 pm in the Lakewood High cafeteria. Join our music teachers for a night of fun, food, and karaoke! There will be Angelo's Pizza meals for $5 and the chance to sing a song with your music teacher! For more details, click here.

8th Grader Qualifies for State Geography Bee

HollandCongratulations to Harding 8th grader Jamie Holland, who has qualified for the Ohio Geographic Bee! Jamie, who is the Harding Bee champion, is one of 100 middle schoolers from across the state who will compete for the Ohio title and a chance to move on to the National Bee in Washington, D.C. Jamie earned the right to take a qualifying test for the State Bee by winning the Harding Bee. The State Bee will take place in April in Columbus. Nationally, more than 10,000 4-8 graders take part in the Bee.

Costello & Williams Share Staff Spotlight

staff spotlight logoCongratulations to Hayes Elementary and Harding Middle School Media Specialist Kevin Costello and Lakewood High Book Room Manager Pam Williams on being chosen as the February Staff Spotlight honorees! Click on Read More to learn more about these deserving colleagues.

2019 State Testing Dates

State AIR Testing Dates are as follows:

ELA Part 1       Grade 7           April 4, 2019

ELA Part 2       Grade 7           April 5, 2019

ELA Part 1       Grade 8           April 9, 2019

ELA Part 2       Grade 8           April 10, 2019

ELA Part 1       Grade 6           April 16, 2019

ELA Part 2       Grade 6           April 17, 2019

Science Part 1 Grade 8           April 24, 2019

Science Part 2 Grade 8           April 25, 2019

Math Part 1     Grade 7           April 30, 2019

Math Part 2     Grade 7           May 1, 2019

Math Part 1     Grade 6           May 2, 2019

Math Part 2     Grade 6           May 3, 2019

Math Part 1     Grade 8           May 7, 2019

Math Part 2     Grade 8           May 8, 2019


Student Spotlight Winners

spotlightCongratulations to our December Student Spotlight honorees! Click on the links below to see who is honored in each grade:

8th Grade
7th Grade
6th Grade

Drama Club Winter Play

Drama Clubs performance of "Alice in Wonderland" will be held in the Harding Middle School Cafeteria on Thursday, December 13th and Friday, December 14th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Tickets will go on sale the week after Thanksgiving. Adults $3.00 and Students $1.00.

Picture Retake Day

Picture retake day has been scheduled for Monday, October 22.  Ripcho Studios will be at Harding for the morning only (8:15am-10:30am).  Any student that needs a retaken photo should bring their orginal picture package to the photographer for retakes. Any student that missed Harding's picture day the first time should get their picture taken on retake day. Order forms are available in the main office if needed.

Conference Sign up

Parent-Teacher conferences will take place 11/7/18, 11/8/18, and 11/9/18.  The link for parents to sign up for Parent-Teacher conferences is open:


Use link above to PTC Fast, choose teachers you would like a conference with and follow directions regarding inputting basic information. Once submitted PTC Fast will send an email with the subject header "Select Date/Time for Teacher Conference Now".  Click the link included in this email to select open time slots for your conferences.  PTC Fast will send a confirmation email with your conference times. 

Reminder:  School is in session the first day of conferences, Wednesday 11/7/18. There is no school for students on Thursday, 11/8/18 and Friday, 11/9/18. 

Discovery Math Techbook Presentation

The presentation from Sept. 20 on the new Discovery Math Techbook program can be viewed at the following links:

PDF version
Google Doc version

Harding Picture Day

Harding Student Picture Day is Friday, September 7th.  Students will have their picture taken during social studies classes.  Picture forms will be sent home with students in the days prior to picture day. Pictures will be available for order online at www.ripchostudio.com using the online password 548hardms.

Parent Teacher Conferences Update

Correction To:

The Harding Middle School Calendar for 2018-19 year 

November 7th: Parent Teacher Conferences 5-8:30 

There IS School on November 7th