We are excited to welcome all PreK-12th grade students and families back to the 2021-2022 school year! The following information, resources, and links will prove helpful as families and students prepare for a great year of innovative teaching and learning, student growth, and academic achievement. Welcome to the Harrisburg School District!
District Mask Policy - All adults and students will be required to wear face masks while inside of District buildings. Vaccinated teachers can substitute a shield instead of a mask when providing instruction. Students will have mask breaks while eating and outdoors. For outdoor sporting events at Severance Field, masks are optional, but recommended. As a District, we will continue our commitment to promote safety and mitigate risks associated with the spread of COVID-19.
Governor Wolf's Mask Mandate - In addition to the District's mask policy, Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced a MASK MANDATE ORDER, which requires masks to be worn inside all K-12 school buildings, early learning programs and child care providers. The order takes effect 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. Click here for details and resource information.
Learning Options & School Start Times - The Harrisburg School District provides student-centered and engaging in-person learning at our brick and mortar schools, cyber blended learning at Cougar Academy, and 100% virtual learning at the Harrisburg Virtual Learning Academy.
All students should be in school, each day, and on time. School hours and the instructional day for students are as follows:
HIGH SCHOOLS - 7:45 am – 2:45 pm
MIDDLE SCHOOLS - 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
COUGAR ACADEMY AND HVLA - 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS - 8:50 am – 3:50 pm
Student Registration - Registration is open and available in person at the Lincoln Administration Building between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm. For questions or assistance, visit the Lincoln Administration Building, 1601 State Street, Hbg. PA 17103. For online registration, click here.
Information & Resources - For more information, click the links below to read our Back to School Parent Information Letter, review our Health & Safety Plan, or view our Return to School Operations Video Update.
We look forward to a successful school year and working together with parents, guardians, and our entire school community to make great things happen for our students! We are…ONE HARRISBURG FOR ALL STUDENTS!