What's Happening In Harrison County School District

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Harrison Co Schools Donate Over 20,000 Items to Houston Schools Affected by Hurricane Harvey
Schools in the Harrison County School District have collected over 20,000 items for students, teachers and staff who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Journalism students at West Harrison High School loaded the supplies onto a trailer. The Krewe of Neptune and Knight Transportation volunteered to transport the donations to Houston to help the Aldine Independent School District.
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$2.1 million expansion in the works for River Oaks Elementary School
: A Harrison County school that opened three years ago is about to get even bigger. Preliminary work is underway and the excitement is building as River Oaks Elementary prepares for a $2.1 million expansion project. The Harrison County School Board recently approved plans to add ten classrooms to River Oaks to accommodate a growing student population.
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Harrison County Students Use Fruits, Flashlights to Learn Solar Eclipse Lesson
Some sixth graders at Saucier Elementary School used fruits and flashlights to learn about the upcoming solar eclipse. Ms. Beth Witt brought this fun, interactive lesson to her students Thursday morning. The orange represented Earth, the grape tomato represented the moon, and the flashlight represented the sun. The students did such a wonderful job with the demonstration and helping to "shed some light" on this celestial event that will take on Monday.
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Harrison County Schools to Install High-Tech Ovens
The cafeteria at one Harrison County school will soon get a healthier and modern upgrade. The Harrison County School Board has approved an $18,000 grant to replace deep fryers with high-tech combination ovens at Crossroads Elementary School. The 2017 Nutrition Integrity Grant is funded by the Bower Foundation of Mississippi.
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Harrison County Athletes Kick-Off Football Season by Serving Others
The Harrison Central Red Rebels grabbed serving spoons instead of footballs this week. Some team members volunteered at the Feed My Sheep soup kitchen in Gulfport to help kick-off the inaugural Port City Bowl on Friday. The Port City Bowl is co-hosted by Harrison Central High School and Gulfport High School to help raise funds to support Feed My Sheep.
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