What's Happening In Harrison County School District

HCSD Teachers Awarded $9,000 in Ingalls STEM Grants
HCSD Teachers Awarded $9,000 in Ingalls STEM Grants
Three teachers in the Harrison County School District were recognized by Ingalls Shipbuilding for their dedication to promoting STEM skills in their classrooms. They were among 31 teachers and organizations from across Mississippi and Alabama who received grants during a special ceremony at the Pascagoula shipyard on Friday.
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Harrison Central Seniors Accepted into Ivy League Schools
Three Harrison Central High School seniors are overjoyed after learning they have been accepted into elite schools, including two Ivy League universities. Now, they want other students to know a college dream this big can become a reality.
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HCSD Celebrates School Achievements with Banners
It was a night to celebrate school achievements in the Harrison County School District! On Monday, the Harrison County School Board honored 17 schools in HCSD for earning an A or B on the latest Performance Level Grades from the Mississippi Department of Education. Each school received a banner to proudly display on their campus.
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HCSD Launches "Count Me In" Attendance Campaign
The Harrison County School District is proud to launch the "Count Me In" campaign to help boost student attendance and academic achievement. This new campaign supports MDE's efforts to reduce chronic absenteeism in schools across the state. HCSD is challenging every school in the district to increase their attendance rates by at least two-percent this year. The top three schools will be honored during a district wide celebration in April of 2019.
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Voters Show Strong Support for $55 Million Bond Issue
Harrison County School District maintenance teams are measuring school entrances to start safety improvements and preliminary site preparations are underway on several properties. The work began soon after HCSD voters overwhelmingly approved a $55 million bond issue to expand and upgrade campuses throughout the district.
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HCSD Gains 22 Points, Doubles A-Rated Schools
The Harrison County School District made another large leap on the latest MDE accountability report. HCSD gained a total of 22 points and doubled the number of A-rated schools.
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HCHS senior named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist
Two students in the Harrison County School District have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. One of the seniors is Luke Sauls of Harrison Central High School.
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D'Iberville High senior named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist
Two students in the Harrison County School District have landed a spot on a prestigious list of National Merit Scholarship Finalists. One of the seniors is Tuong Tran of D'Iberville High School.
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HCSD state test scores continue to rise
The latest MDE report shows state test scores in the Harrison County School District keep rising. The Mississippi Department of Education released statewide results from the 2017-18 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) Thursday, and the numbers look quite impressive for HCSD.
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