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Governor Polis to Visit Harrison High School - 12/02/19

COLORADO SPRINGS – Governor Polis announced he will visit Harrison High School Tuesday, December 3rd at 9:50 a.m. House Representative Tony Exum Sr., District 17 will also be present.

Harrison School District Two will use this opportunity to demonstrate innovations in high school education and will share the unique partnership with Pikes Peak Community College through the Dakota Promise Scholarship.

Please arrive at 9:40 a.m. ahead of the Governor’s arrival.

Attached Media Files: HSD2_PolisVisitsHHS.pdf
Harrison School District Two Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting - 12/02/19

COLORADO SPRINGS – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Harrison School District Two by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

Attached Media Files: HSD2_FinanceAward.pdf
Need a "Feel Good" Story for Thanksgiving? - 11/19/19

COLORADO SPRINGS – Centennial Elementary School is thrilled about a recent donation received from the Rainbow Cubz. A former military mom started Rainbow Cubz because she wants to show her kids the impact that volunteering and contributing to their community can have. They are working to bless others with donations and their volunteerism.

The Rainbow Cubz will be distributing their donation of a hat, gloves, snack, and motivational sayings in a giftbag for each child on Wednesday, November 20th at 9:30 a.m. at Centennial Elementary School, 1860 S. Chelton Road

For more information about Rainbow Cubz, please visit their website:  https://rainbowcubz.com/

Attached Media Files: CES_RainbowCubz_Donation.pdf
Innovative Partnership Between Harrison School District Two and Colorado Springs Youth Symphony - 11/14/19

COLORADO SPRINGS – Harrison School District Two Gifted and Talented Department and Colorado Springs Youth Symphony are partnering to bring the Mozart Strings Project to Gifted elementary students and orchestra programs to Gifted middle and high school students for the 2019-2020 school year.

Students enrolled in the project attend two, one-hour rehearsals each week at Stratton Meadows Elementary and perform at least three concerts each year. Elementary Mozart students throughout the Pikes Peak region will perform together on Wednesday, November 20th at Harrison High School at 7:00 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to audition for one of the many orchestra programs offered by the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony. Students selected will attend a three-day summer camp and perform several concerts including performances at the Pikes Peak Center. As students advance through the program, they will be given the opportunity to tour parts of Colorado, surrounding states, and internationally. This school year, six Harrison High School students auditioned and were chosen to participate in the orchestra programs. One in Youth Symphony (the highest group), four in Pikes Peak Winds (advanced group), and one in Brass Quintet

Attached Media Files: HSD2_GT_MozartStringsProject.pdf