Thanks to our Harvard Park Partners!
West Side is a new partner this year and we are thrilled to have them. Last year they organized a luncheon for our teaching staff, helped getting classrooms decorated and prepared, and then hosted a back to school celebration with balloons, popcorn, and free school supplies.
This year they are taking part in our mentoring program as well as becoming a major partner in school initiatives - more information is coming soon!
Family Service Center helps facilitate, and run BOTH of HP's after school Compass Programs!
The Rotary Club is one of our sponsors for Reading is FUNdamental (RIF), a program that spreads literacy through the donation of free books for our students. Since receiving the books this past Monday we have already seen the results of this exciting program - so many students are deep into their RIF books!
Big Brother Big Sister works through UIS to provide over 20 mentors for individual Harvard Park students. This volunteerism is vital to our students and school and we are grateful for their time.
Harvard Park Baptist Church has and continues to support HP mission and vision. Thank You!
We have received a generous check for $2500.00 from Horace Mann for improving school culture. We are so grateful for their generosity!
The Sangamon County Medical Society Alliance (SCMSA) is an organization of physician spouses. The educational and charitable purpose is to assist the Sangamon County Medical Society in its program to improve the quality of life through health education and services; encourage the participation of volunteers in activities that meet health needs; and cultivate friendly relationships and promote mutual understanding among physicians' families.
Harvard Park is the proud recipient of the Target Books for Schools Award, which awards us with $500 for our library! We are so excited to expand literacy with a new, made-over library and now new books.
at&t will be donating brand new dictionaries for our entire third grade at Harvard Park! We are thrilled that at&t has pitched in to make our year successful.
Has donated several items that continue to help HP students be successful in the classroom!
Provide HP with valuable resources that continue to help improve student achievement.
Thank you to the members of Mt. Zion Apostolic Church for their continued support to Harvard Park School!
Midtown donated an entire box of soccer balls for use with our recess soccer program. This will allow students to use their athletic abilities in a positive, safe manner while outside. Midtown donated this equipment without prompting - we appreciate it!
Thank you to our neighbors at Lutheran Memorial Church for their continued support!
East Side Pride
This December East Side Pride conducted a coat drive for the students at Harvard Park. As the temperature drops it is important that children remain warm and free from illness so they can continue to regularly attend school. We are thankful for this donation of time, warmth, and health.
Rotary Sunrise has given HP money to buy reading books for students!
Thank you to the members of the Church of the Brethren for all their time and effort they give to HP!
Parent Help Line runs Harvard Park's Parents as Mentors program. Please click above or, on our front page, click the Parents tab in the top right corner for more information on this helpful initiative.
Delta Church has always stepped up and help HP in their time of need! Thank you members!
The Sangamon County Medical Society Alliance is one of our sponsors for Reading is FUNdamental (RIF), a program that spreads literacy through the donation of free books for our students. Since receiving the books this past Monday we have already seen the results of this exciting program - so many students are deep into their RIF books!
Thank you to Hope Presbyterian Church for all their continued support!
Sonic greeted our teachers with a gift bag including a lunch bag, water bottle, and coupons. Teachers are always happy with a treat on the first day back!
This is our third year of partnership with St. Johns. Last year we developed a mentoring programs with volunteers from the church, which will continue this year as well. In line with the district's promising practice of increasing reading time for students, our mentors will read with students during their lunch break to build relationships and a love of reading!
In addition, volunteers collected school supplies for our students, including much needed book bags for many. One member, Karen Miller, donated several items in addition to these supplies.