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  • Leveling up: How Harrisville’s new esports team is fostering growth and camaraderie among students

    While many see video gaming as merely a hobby, for students and advisors at Harrisville Central School District, it represents much more. “It isn’t just playing games,” said Harrisville sophomore Ethan LaVancha, captain of the Harrisville Central School Esports Team, which was established at the start of the 2023-24 school year. The team is officially […]


  • Harrisville announces graduating class of 2024

    The Harrisville Central School District is proud to announce the graduating Class of 2024! Valedictorian Hailey Meagher, daughter of Matthew and Sarah Meagher, of Harrisville, has earned the highest academic award of valedictorian for the class of 2024. Hailey has been accepted to a variety of prestigious universities, including Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Massachusetts Institute of […]


  • Harrisville voters approve $11.77 million budget, re-elect two board members

    On May 21, Harrisville Central School District voters approved the district’s $11.77 million 2024-25 budget proposal, re-elected two board of education members and approved the purchase of two school buses. The budget proposition passed 66 to 11.  District-related propositions Board of Education election Two candidates sought election to two open board of education seats and […]


  • Harrisville junior snags first place at FFA convention

    Harrisville junior Maia Bernhard received major kudos from the New York State FFA Association earlier this month. After a lot of dedication and hard work, Bernhard was awarded first place in District Five of the New York FFA Animal Systems Agriscience Competition! Bernhard went up against FFA students in grades 11 and 12 from across […]


  • Four students receive artwork awards; two to compete at national level

    The artwork of four Harrisville Central School students has received recognition in the 2024 CNY Scholastic Art Awards. Hailey Meagher, a senior, and Averie Meagher, an eighth grader, both received Gold Key awards for their pieces. Gold entries  are automatically submitted for awards at the national level. Hailey received a Gold Key award for her […]


  • Student recognized for 1,000-point scoring milestone

    Senior Harrisville Central School student athlete Tanner Sullivan joined the 1,000-point scorer club. Sullivan reached the major milestone while the Boys Varsity Basketball team was taking on Ogdensburg Free Academy at the Sackets Harbor Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 16. When Sullivan scored his 1,000th student career point, the game was paused and Sullivan was presented […]


  • Harrisville student science experiment blasts into space

    Harrisville high schooler Maia Bernhard and recent graduate Nadia Atkinson visited NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in November, celebrating the launch of their science experiment into space. This marked the second time in a row that student research from Harrisville made it into space. The experiment Atkinson and Bernhard developed is called “The Effects […]


  • All Harrisville students now eligible for free breakfast, lunch

    We are pleased to announce that all students enrolled at Harrisville Central School will be able to receive FREE breakfast and lunch at school beginning on Nov. 1, 2023. This implementation is a result of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) expanding access to the federal Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). CEP allows eligible schools participating in […]


  • Survey: Childcare Center at Harrisville Central School

    Below is a message from Superintendent Rob Finster that was sent to district families on Monday, Oct. 30. Dear Harrisville Families: It is no secret that childcare has been a longstanding issue in our community. From a lack of availability to high costs, it is consistently identified as a barrier for families across the North […]


  • Harrisville recognizes School Board Recognition Week

    Harrisville Central School District, along with the New York State School Boards Association, recognizes October 16-20 as School Board Recognition Week. This is a time to promote awareness and understanding of the important work performed by local school boards. Public schools form the bedrock of our communities and our country. Democracy thrives with educated citizens […]