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  • Mardi Gras Parade Info for Marching Band Members

    Just some helpful info for Mardi Gras week! As always, marching band questions should be directed to Mr. Ruzin! We will be taking a band picture on Friday, June 30th for all members of marching band, flags and majorettes!

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  • Fair Poet Summer Workshop - July 10 - July 24, 2017

    Fairport Harding High School and Junior High are planning to host a first-ever summer camp workshop for aspiring poets and creative writers who are students enrolled in grades 6-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. We are looking for students who are committed to participating in seven sessions that will be held from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Sessions may be slightly longer on days with field trips planned. The first session will be held on Monday, July 10 and the last on Monday, July 24. Students will meet at Harding High School at 9:30 am. From there, students will visit various locations in the community to work on their creative writing and poetry skills. Students do not need to bring lunch, unless there is a field trip planned, but they may bring snacks or bottled water.

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  • Meet the Skippers - August 22, 2017

    Meet the Skippers will be held again this year at 7 pm on August 22, 2017.

    Come out to hear the band play and meet the fall student-athletes and coaches.

    In attendance will be the middle and high school football team, volleyball team and cheerleading squad.

    We hope to see you there!

    Go Skippers!

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Student Spotlight

  • Student/Educator Achievement Awards Ceremony

    Each year, the State Support Team Region 4 along with the Lake County Education Service Center and Geauga County Education Service Center regionally hosts the R.A. Horn Outstanding Student Achievement and Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Awards Program for Lake and Geauga County.

    Congratulations to our award recipients!

    Outstanding Student Achievement - Erik Halstead

    Franklin B. Walter - Mr. Johnathan Luster

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  • Fair Poet Winners

    Please join us in congratulating our Fair Poet Winners:

    Grade 6-8

    First - Morgan Braemer - "Just One Smile"
    Second - Maya Hess - "If I Were"
    Third - Jennifer Soria - "Strength"
    Runner Ups - Zoe Ferris - "Real Strength"
    Caleb Jones - "Strength is Smarts"

    Grades 9-12

    First - Rashawn Alston - "Rising Above the Dark"
    Second - Lydia Shaw - "Resilience"
    Third - Ashlynn Craft - "Be A Man"
    Runner Up - Liz Olvera - "I See Strength Everyday"

    Honorable Mentions

    Victoria Palmer - "Private Machines"
    Owen Meachum - "The Strength of the People"
    Emily Bradac - "Our Little Universe"

    To read the poems by our Fair Poets and see pictures from the assembly, please click this announcement.

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  • Ohio State Representative John Rogers presents art award to Victoria Palmer

    Victoria Palmer's art work was selected by Ohio's Arts Council from the 60th House District. Victoria's painting represents Dia de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead), a holiday celebrated in Mexico. Her art work is one of 99 works of art currently being exhibited for the year at the Statehouse.

    State Representative John Rogers visited Fairport Harding High School to present an award to Victoria. He said, "When you think about the artist who paints or when you think about the poet who puts the words or his or her thoughts on paper, in some way shape and form, the artists try to communicate with each other." Thank you to State Representative John Rogers for supporting the arts and for coming to our school for this occasion. Congratulations to Victoria on her winning art work.

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  • VFW Patriotic Art Winners

    Thank you to Mrs. Janet Merrick from the Fairport VFW for coming to our assembly on May 5, 2017 to present four awards to our Harding High Students for their participation in the VFW Patriotic Art Contest.

    Our VFW Student Art Winners were:
    Chace O’Meara - 1st place
    Alexis Tanker - 2nd place
    Michael Chipps -3rd place
    Angie Gutekunst - Honorable Mention

    Congratulations to all of our artists and to Ms. Luoma!

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  • Harding High Art students design and paint rain barrels

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    For the second year, the Lake County Storm Water Management Dept. sponsored a rain barrel design contest for two students. Designs were submitted and two students won. These students got to paint their designs onto two rain barrels. Our student winners were Chace O'Meara and Ari Ocasio. These will be auctioned or raffled off at one of the Lake County summer events. Congrats to Ms. Luoma and her fantastic art students!

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FHEVS in Recent News

  • Hooked on Education: A Personalized Learning Project

    May 4, 2017

    Please click to read the rest of this blog post from the Ohio Department of Education.

    Hooked on Education is a personalized learning project that had an authentic beginning that started with a 3-D printer, a student-centered teacher and a struggling student with a great idea. Fairport Harbor is located next to Lake Erie and much of the economic development of the region is stimulated by the lake. The Fairport Harbor School District has a K-12 enrollment of around 750 students. It is a unique district as they do not have a transportation department — all students walk to school.

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  • FHEVS Building Project

    As a district that has been educating young minds since the first brick school building was built in 1876, Fairport has had a significant place in the history of Lake County, Ohio. Today the educational program of Fairport Harbor looks much different than it did in the 1870?s. However, the existing facilities are deteriorating. The buildings do not meet all state and federal codes for accessibility. The heating, electrical and plumbing systems are showing their age. Although great efforts have been made to maintain these historic buildings, they are in need of necessary and costly updates.

    Please click on this announcement for more information.

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  • Hooked on Education: Fairport Harding students design, test fishing lures (photos)

    By Grant Segall, The Plain Dealer
    on December 01, 2016 at 11:34 AM, updated December 01, 2016 at 12:24 PM

    FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio -- Domenic Paolo, Fairport Harbor's superintendent of schools, was tutoring an expelled student last year. Knowing Paolo loves to fish, the student made him a fishing lure on the office's 3-D printer.

    Paolo loved the lure. "It was out-fishing my other lures," he said. "With 22 cents of plastic, he made a lure better than ones I'd paid $10, $12 for."

    The result is a new student program called Hooked on Education. Since September, some 36 students at Fairport Harding High School who'd struggled in traditional classroom are spending most of their day researching, designing, printing and painting lures.

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Congrats to our Students of the Month for May! 
Vada Novak Grade 1
Angelina McKenney   Grade 4
Amy Adamic Teacher: 3rd Grade
Nora Rock Grade 7 MS
Amanda Kazsmer 10 HS
Mrs. Dana Dibling Teacher: Intervention Specialist
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