|Address:||755 S. 7th Street
Coos Bay, OR 97420
|School Hours:||7:40am – 3:22pm|
|Office Hours:||7:00am – 3:30pm|
Welcome to Harding Learning Center
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We house several different learning environments for those students seeking a model different than the traditional public school setting. The following programs are based in the Harding Learning Center:
- Destinations Academy – allowing students to work at their own pace
- CE2 - incorporating hands on learning in on-the-job settings
Child Development Center & Teen Parent Program – allows students who are also parenting to continue their education as students and parents.
Resource Link – A charter school offering diverse learning experiences and a focus on individualized learning experiences.
GED – An experienced classroom teacher helps students elevate academic skills to pass the series of exams.
In an effort to improve system practices, Destinations Academy is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. In order to complete the survey, please go to: Parent Survey Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.
Principal Harding Learning Center
Superintendent Advisory Team Members Needed
Superintendent Dawn Granger is looking for parent volunteers to be on the Superintendent’s Advisory Team (SAT). The SAT is a group that meets monthly with Dawn and is comprised of parents representing each school in the Coos Bay district. If you are interested in being on the committee or have questions how you can represent your child’s school, please contact your school’s administrator. For more information about the SAT, go to the Superintendent’s Advisory Team webpage @ www.cbd9.net under the Parents & Community Link or call 541-267-1310. Meetings take place at Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock Ave in Coos Bay on the first Monday of each month at 12:00 noon.
Vaccine Exemptions: Information for Parents and Families
Harding Building Access
Please access the Harding Building through the front doors only. Please check in at the office upon entering the building.
Otis-Lennon School Ability Testing in April
During the month of April all Coos Bay students in the third and sixth grade will be given the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT), a group assessment used to measure higher order thinking skills. The OLSAT is used to identify students in need of special services, such as talented and gifted, within the school system.
Please contact Peggy Thornton at 541-267-1393 for more information.
Fine & Performing Arts Survey
Coos Bay School District is engaged in a visioning process for Fine and Performing Arts. A meeting was held on Friday February 7th to gather input and ideas. Based upon that meeting, this survey has been created to gather public comment. Please take a moment to complete the survey at the following link: Survey
Results of this survey will be included in a report to the Budget Committee and will be taken in to account by district administration in designing the proposed budget for 2014-2015. The survey will be open until March 21st.
Thank you for your participation.
Fine and Performing Arts in Coos Bay Schools
Coos Bay School District would like to invite staff, parents and community members to join us to plan the future of Fine and Performing Arts in the Coos Bay Schools. The meeting will be held in the Drama Lab at Marshfield High School on Friday, February 7th from 3:30 – 4:30 PM with time for Q & A following the meeting.
The purpose of this meeting is to look at the current fine and performing arts programs and to set a one and five year vision for them.
If you would like more information, please contact Peggy Ahlgrim at 541-267-1310.
State School & District Report Cards
The Oregon Department of Education has released the annual report card data for Coos Bay School District for the 2012-13 school year. You will find them posted at www.cbd9.net under State School & District Report Cards.
There is a report card for the district as a whole and your individual school. Please contact your school offices if you would like a hard copy and contact your school administrator if you have any questions.
Rachel’s Challenge, named in honor of 17-year-old Columbine victim Rachel Joy Scott, is coming to Coos Bay and other local school districts, sharing its namesake’s philosophy and motivating students to help create a more positive school environment.
Rachel’s Challenge will train high school students to continue the challenge and include a presentation to the community about what they and their children can do to make a better school environment.
Call 541-267-3104 for more information.
For more information on Rachel’s Challenge, go to www.rachelschallenge.org