The Skipper Scoop

Week of August 12th


Hi Skippers...I hope you had a great weekend. We are inching closer to August 21st and I am completely excited to get this school year rolling! We have exciting changes this year and even more opportunities for your students to learn and grow. It's an exciting time to be a Skipper!

Our Technology Department is working diligently to get Chromebooks ready to pass out soon. Stay tuned for details.

As always, please reach out to me with any questions or concerns. It is important to me that your child has a challenging and rewarding school year.

It's a great time to join Twitter! Follow me @MrsRumbarger for all things Harding.

See you soon!

Mrs. Rumbarger

News You Can Use

  • Open house at FHS will be August 15th from 6-8 pm.
  • Meet the Skippers will be August 20th at 6 pm, complete with snow cones.
  • Schedules are on Infinite Campus.
  • We are always accepting donations of personal hygiene items for our Harding Care Closet. The Care Closet is for all of our Harding students. Thanks you to all who have donated.
  • If you don't know your Infinite Campus username and password, please call the high school office.

Open House

Open House looks slightly different this year. No schedules will be distributed or changed at Open House. Schedules were updated on Infinite Campus last week. Please call the office if you need your user name or password. If you do need a schedule changed, it can be done the first five days of school. Feel free to bring school supplies to drop off.

The Fall Sports meeting will be held at 7PM in the auditorium. It is mandatory for any parent of a fall athlete to be in attendance.

Make sure to fill out the Google link below to sign the permission slip so Chromebooks can be brought home.

Hope to see you Thursday from 6-8 P.M.

From the Health Clinic

Welcome back Skippers and families! As we look forward to an exciting new school year, just a few reminders:

Please update the school with any pertinent health information about your student(s). This can be done online through Infinite Campus or you can email me. Feel free to contact me at any time if you would like to discuss something personally.

If you child received any new immunizations over the summer, please bring a copy to the school office or email one to me directly. If you are objecting from any/all immunizations, please email me and I will forward you the appropriate paperwork.

If your child requires any medication to be administered at school, please complete the Medical Authorization Form on the school website (Departments-Health Services-hyperlink for form on this page). This form must be completed and signed by both the parent and physician.

If your child requires an inhaler or epi-pen, please complete the appropriate form(s) on the school website (Departments-Health Services-hyperlink for form on this page).

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Nurse's office.

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Chromebooks Are Homebound

In an effort to streamline the relationship between school and home, Chromebooks will be taken home starting this fall. Many educational applications students use today are web based, making Chromebooks apt for how modern educators instruct and how modern kids learn. If you have a student in grades 6-12, please complete the link below and your students can pick up their Chromebook when they are released.

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Summer Bridge

It was another successful Summer Bridge program for Harding students. The kids ventured downtown to the Great Lakes Science Center, made roller coasters, took a boating course, and went to Cedar Point! Thank you to the staff for creating another exciting program, we appreciate you!


The Kona Ice Company of Ashtabula County will be at Meet the Skippers selling tasty snow cones for $3-$5 dollars. They are famous for their Ninja Cherry snow-cones, but have a variety of flavors to choose from. Meet the Skippers is going to be blast!