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Fate of the Skits

May 11, 2017

Skits have been a long-time tradition during Spirit Week; however, this year events have taken an interesting turn. These traditional skits have been removed from the Spirit Week schedule and replaced with something new. Principa...

Spirit Week -(Assembly Crew)-

May 11, 2017

Spirit week was originally created by a group of students and teachers who wanted to strengthen the Harwood Community after 9/11. Spirit Week is a time for students to forget stress and tension and enjoy themselves as the sch...

Who Will Win

May 11, 2017

Senior Tayber Emery thinks that the seniors will win this year “this year we have a drive to win, our class hasn't won a single spirit week and the seniors need to start winning again. Junior Izzy Jamieson predicts that the juniors will win. Without...

For Those About to Rock

May 11, 2017

Battle of the bands, a tradition as old as Spirit Week, gives aspiring bands a chance to shine. Bands attempt to win over the judges with their songs and be the last one standing. The winning band are the champions of the world,...

The Spirit Week/carnival day guide

May 11, 2017

Spirit Week, for those who are new and don’t know yet, is a week near the end of the school year where the student body separates into its four classes and fight to be the best. The classes are fighting for spirit points, whi...

Spirit Week History

May 11, 2017

Spirit week is a week filled with student collaboration, art, and excitement. A week of class themes and competitions, of a Battle of the Bands and a survivor game between the grades. Seniors against freshmen, sophomores against ju...


May 11, 2017

During Spirit Week (May 15-18, 2017), a collection of non-perishable food and household supplies will be held schoolwide. Proceeds will benefit the food shelves in Duxbury, the Mad River Valley, and Waterbury. The class with t...

Getting Creative with Spirit Week

May 11, 2017

Harwood Union High School Students love this time of the school year. Spirit Week! During the week of May 15th, students work on a variety of different activities. One of the most enjoyed activities are the class murals. The f...


May 11, 2017

  Monday 5/15 Tuesday 5/16 Wednesday 5/17 Thursday 5/18 Friday 5/19 Lunch 1 8:05-8:10 TA 8:15-8:55 Kick Off Assembly 9:00-10:05 Block 1 10:10-11:15 Block 3 11:20-11:40 Block 5 11:45-12:15 Lunch 12:20-1:00 Bloc...

Penny Wars

May 9, 2017

Fighting over money and having wars is never a good thing, unless of course it’s penny wars. Thats right, Harwood: get ready! The penny wars will begin May 10th and go until the 17th; sophomores, juniors, and seniors know ...


Alyssa Bloom

April 4, 2017

The hot, humid weather won’t stop Harwood Union from having a fun time. Every year a group of students and teachers take a school trip to Rwanda for three weeks during  February break, they left 2/18/17. In Rwanda there is a s...

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