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The Mission of Harney Education Service District (HESD) is to assist our component school districts and the State of Oregon in providing excellent and equitable educational opportunities and successful learning environments for all Harney County students.  HESD is dedicated to providing leadership in helping to achieve Oregon's education goals and working in partnership with our schools and our community to enhance the healthy development of children and families for today and tomorrow.

HESD is “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.

What's New
Olaf Hugs
ECC Kids Celebrate Olaf and Warm Hugs!
A wintery day in January was the perfect day to celebrate Olaf, the whimsical snowman from the movie "Frozen." If the day includes a big hug from a huge bear, who could complain?
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Grant Funds Enhance Skills Training
ODE News Release: Oregon expands career readiness with $9 million investment in hands-on learning for 142 schools. As part of that investment, Harney SD #3 is set to receive $368,382.00 for Harney Frontier Schools CTE (Career and Technical Education) Revitalization. "A skilled workforce is the foundation of a healthy economy," says Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian.
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Scratchboard Art
Scratchboard, Puppetry, Opera and More!
Students at Hines Middle School enjoyed a two-week study of Scratchboard, learning how Scratchboard is made, how to transfer an image onto the board and how to use scratch tools to create a desired result.
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Upcoming Events

  February 2016  
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   Poverty in Mind Eric Jensen Eugene Conference
   Feb 18 2016 at 08:00 AM
   Poverty in Mind Eric Jensen Salem Conference
   Feb 19 2016 at 08:00 AM
   Alice Nine Writing Workshop
   Feb 26 2016 at 08:00 AM
   HESD Board Meeting
   Mar 09 2016 at 01:30 PM
   HESD Board Meeting
   Mar 09 2016 at 01:30 PM