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  • HHS Electronics and Paint Recycling Day

    Harrison High School Marching Band will be holding an Electronics and Paint Recycle Day on Saturday, November 17th, 9:00am-5:00pm in the Upper Parking Lot of Harrison High School.

    Please bring items to be recycled such as computers, power tools, heavy metals, lawnmowers, cell phones, telephone chargers, power cables, fax machines, TVs, monitors, etc. We are partnering with Federal Recyclers, an EPA registered company, who will be on-site with their trucks to collect the recyclables.

    There is a $10.00 requested donation per car load. 100% of the donation goes to the HHS Bands program. There is a $20.00 processing fee for 1 TV/monitor and $15.00 each one after. A portion of this amount goes to HHS Bands as well.

    We now accept paint cans!! A processing fee of $4 per quart or gallon or $10 per 5 gallon bucket is requested, with a portion of this fee going to the band. (Paint cans do not need to be empty or have kitty litter in them)

    ***All donations/processing fees are tax deductible. You will be given a receipt for your donation***

    We are now offering large item pick-ups for an additional donation fee. Contact us at electronicsrecycling@harrisonbands.org to get details or schedule a pick-up.

     

  • Conference Week = Early Release

    Reminder that all Cobb County elementary and middle schools will have early release Monday, October 15 – Friday, October 19.
    Please be advised that middle schools will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. all week long.

  • The Hospitality Committee

    The PTSA hospitality committee provides much-needed and appreciated refreshments for Durham staff during conference week. Please check out the Signup Genius to lend a hand. Thank you!

  • No Fun Friday This Week

    This Friday will be a little less fun for our Wildcats, since the popular event won’t be happening due to conference week. We’re confident they’ll soothe themselves with early release, though.

  • Parents Needed to Help With Scoliosis Screenings

    We need a few good volunteers to assist with the annual scoliosis screenings.
    To help, please:

    – Attend a quick training session on Monday, October 15 at 10:30 a.m. in room 703 (the same hallway as art and theater). No need to bring anything – just check in at the front office upon arrival.
    AND
    – Sign up to volunteer for the October 22 screenings on the scoliosis Signup Genius

    Bad Pun Alert — Thanks for helping Durham students stay ahead of the curve!

  • Volunteer Corner:

    Want to lend your time and talents to Durham? Check out the following Signup Genius links for more information on when/where to volunteer:
    Fun Fridays
    Scoliosis Screenings
    School Store
    Conference Week
    FroYo Fridays
    Duty-Free Lunch
    Chicken Biscuit Sales

    Friendly reminder to our valued volunteers:
    We totally understand that sometimes life gets in the way. So, if you ever can’t make it to a shift please remove yourself from the Signup Genius, or contact your committee head.

  • Red Ribbon Week is October 22 – 26

    This Year’s Theme is: Life is Your Journey, Travel Drug Free

    We hope all of our Wildcats will Participate in the following Spirit Week Dress-Up Days:

    Monday 
    “Team Up Against Drugs”. . .Wear Your Favorite Team Jersey

    Tuesday
    “Hats Off To Being Drug Free” . . .Wear a Hat

    Wednesday
    “Head To Toe, I’m Drug Free” . . .Wear Crazy Socks & Hair

    Thursday
    “Peace OUT Drugs” . . .Wear Tie Dye

    Friday
    “Too Bright For Drugs” . . . Wear All Neon

  • Chick Fil A Punch Cards

    Are you tired of trying to locate $3 in spare change?

    Buy a Punch Card!

    New for 2018-2019

    Purchase a Punch Card for $30. Cards will be punched one time for one biscuit for a total of 10 biscuits. A printable form can be found below.

    Cash or checks can be made payable to Durham Middle School PTSA

    Please place your cash or check along with this order form in the PTSA lockbox located next to the cafeteria.

    Download (PDF, 210KB)

  • Open House for Harrison High School STEM Program

    The Harrison STEM Program will be hosting an 8th grade open house for students and parents interested in learning about the STEM experience on Thursday, October 25, 2018, beginning at 6:00 PM. The open house will include presentations of original student research and testimonials about student experiences in the STEM program. The event will be held in the Freshman Building Dining Hall.

  • Learn How to Protect Your Child from Sex Trafficking

    On Tuesday, October 30 at 8 a.m. in the theater, Durham will host
    Gail Milne Segars, BSN, RN, SANE, Ambassador of Hope with Shared Hope International for a vital presentation on the reality and dangers of child sex trafficking. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend this informational session.