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Harding Middle School

Welcome to Harding Middle School

Harding Middle School is proud to accept the 2020 Gene Bottoms Pacesetter Award, which is presented to schools that are implementing one of the Southern Regional Education Board's "Making School Work" school improvement frameworks. The measures they consider are:
  1. Increases in school graduation rates
  2. Readiness for college and careers
  3. Credential attainment
According to the SREB publication, "Harding Middle School implements "Making Middle Grades Work," SREB's school improvement design for the middle grades. The school has a robust career pathway program that prepares students in grades 5 through 8 for career pathways...Students explore various career options and get hands-on experience in high-demand STEM fields." 
More details can be found in the above link. Harding Middle School is honored to be one of 21 schools receiving this prestigious award. Our school community will continue to strive to offer a challenging, engaging, relevant learning environment for our students.


HMS News

National Spelling Bee

Isabella Fletcher, a Harding Middle School 7th grade student, has been busy competing in the National Spelling Bee this summer.  The Bee started with the top 205 spellers from across the country and is now down to the 30-semifinalist who will compete Sunday, June 27, 2021, on ESPN2 at 7pm.   Good Luck Isabella!!
The final rounds of this year's Bee will be hosted in person at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida, on July 8. The finals, featuring 10-12 accomplished spellers, will be broadcast live in primetime on ESPN2.
Harding Middle School would like to give a huge shout out to Isabella Fletcher and wish her the best of luck advancing to the finals!  We are so proud of you! 

See all qualifiers here.
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State Farm Teacher of the Month

Mrs. Gina Arlesic was chosen for the December 2020 State Farm Teacher of the Month!
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Zach Collaros Foundation Recognized

Zach Collaros Foundation

The Zach Collaros Foundation received the SCS Volunteer of the Year Award for an outside organization at the recent Volunteers Dinner.
Accepting the Award was Foundation Board member, Atty. Jeff Bruzzese.
SCS has benefited in many ways from contributions made by this Foundation, including Holiday Meals to the Needy, two SHS scholarships, our Stallion Stable Closet, meant to level the playing field for our students by supplying them with life necessities, and the Foundation's generous gift of transportation to and from Atlanta and Chicago for our ten qualifiers to the National History Bee. We feel fortunate to have such a caring and generous alumnus of our school district.  
We feel fortunate to have such a caring and generous alumunus of our school district. 
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Zach Collaros presents gift

Harding Middle School received an early Christmas gift from one of its  alumni recently during a basketball game.   More +
Box Tops Logo

Please send your Box Tops!

Harding Middle School is again participating in Box Top collection.

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Mr. Bryan Mills

Harding Middle School
2002 Sunset Blvd.
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: (740) 282-3481
Fax: (740) 283-8949 

2021-22 HMS Student Handbook

Click here to open or download the 2021-22 HMS Student Handbook.

ATTENTION: Parents/guardians of 8th grade students

For parents and students interested in student enrollment in CCP (College Credit Plus) classes, please click on this link for full information about this process. This link will open in Power Point.

Remote Learning Handbook for Students

Attached please find the handbook for students who are participating in Remote Learning.

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