Harding High School

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Bus routes for the 2015-16 school year are now available. Click here for Harding High School's bus routes.

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Harding athletics

Harding High School has an enrollment of over 1,000 students, and has consistently shown gains in our performance ratings the past two years. Check the Harding Herald online at www.presidentialpress.com

At Harding, our highly trained faculty and staff work to improve in the areas of Next Generation Learning, Literacy, Leader In Me values, and Diploma+, where acceptance for all of our graduates is our goal. Harding is proud to offer Gear Up, a premier counseling and scholarship program for all of our students.
In addition to core offerings in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Math, Harding hosts four career technical programs: Early Childhood Education, Health Technologies, Exercise Science, as well as the only Global Logistics program in Ohio.
Harding offers both 5 and 30 hour programs of college credit opportunities for our learners with our partners at Marion Technical College and Ohio State University at Marion, including unique in-house courses in Sociology, Psychology, and Criminology. Harding students can complete coursework in Project Lead The Way, and compete in a nationally recognized robotics program. 
Additionally, Harding students can participate in over 55 activities, including fine arts programs in Music, Choir, and Orchestra that are regionally recognized, as well as competitive MOAC Conference teams that have produced college athletes consistently. 

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District News

  • Steps taken to address bed bugs

    We recently found a confirmed bed beg in Harding High School. We are providing you this information about bed bugs and the steps we are taking to address the concerns.

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  • Grant opens new STEM Lab

    “It’s a space that provides opportunities,” said Kristin Tope, who along with Ricardo Lehman teaches robotics and other programs offered in the lab. Lehman said it engages students in learning and addresses the crucial need to get more students interested in STEM careers.

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  • MPD Safetypup makes debut at Taft Elementary

    The Marion Police Department chose Taft to unveil its new Safetypup mascot costume. The mascot, developed by the National Child Safety Council in 1985, serves as a tool to help law enforcement make learning about safety issues fun, entertaining and non-threatening.

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  • College/career ready focus of reform

    The newly formed Office of Career and College Success is at the forefront of developing a plan to transform education to make sure students are getting 21st century skills crucial to post-graduate success.

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  • MCS expands student leadership program

    The Leader in Me is a whole-school transformation model based upon Dr. Stephen covey’s book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Students strive to adopt seven habits considered to be the key to success.

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  • Marching band achieves a 'clean sweep'

    Marion Harding High School's marching band is making history.

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