ngratulations to the HCHS Class of 2020!

The future is always uncertain, but today we celebrate what you have done, we celebrate all of your achievements, we are certain that you have great things in store for you!
Virtual Graduation Ceremonies can be found at the following locations:

Senior Awards Night:
Click here to view the Senior Awards Night video
These video links will also be made available on the district’s Facebook page and other social media sources. Please join us remotely that evening as our students are honored for their hard work and dedication. Congratulations Seniors!

HCSD - www.harlan.k12.ia.us

HMU -  HLTV Channel 15.  HMU will rebroadcast in rotation for the following couple of weeks on our cable system Channel 15.  

FMCTC - https://video.fmctc.com/plugin/Live/?c=HCHS+Videos

FMCTC -https://www.fmctc.com/the-zone  - Viewers will click on the Harlan Schools link, there are four screens and it is the bottom left one.

Grab & Go Lunch & Breakfast Information

Elementary instructional learning online link:

Crisis Hotlines for all HCSD families:
  • Hope for Iowa 24 Hour Crisis Hotline - 844-673-4469
  • Behavioral Health, Myrtue Medical Center - 712-755-5161 (ask for Behavioral Health)

Welcome to the Cyclone Nation!

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Phone 712-755-2152 | Fax 712-755-7312

Welcome to Harlan Community School District where we live the motto of ‘Joined as one, we get the job done!”  We have a rich tradition of working collaboratively to create excellent programming and growth opportunities for students where their natural skills and talents can be displayed and celebrated.  In partnership with our communities and patrons, our staff members are committed to developing in our students the knowledge and skills required to be life-long learners and productive citizens.  Harlan Community Schools serves more than 1,500 students from preschool to 12th grade on two campuses. We are located in southwest Iowa, approximately 45 miles southeast of Omaha, Nebraska. Harlan Community School District encompasses the communities of Corley, Defiance, Earling, Harlan, Jacksonville, Panama, Portsmouth and Westphalia, Iowa.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 13 Virtual Senior Awards Night

Thursday, May 14 Last day of eLearning for Grades K-5

Friday, May 15 Senior Check-in 8 am to 3:30 pm HS Gym

Sunday, May 17 Virtual Graduation 2 pm

Tuesday, May 19 Last day of eLearning for Grades 6-11

Tuesday, May 19 - Thursday, May 21 - Elementary Collection of School property (scheduled times)

Wednesday, May 20 - Friday, May 22 Collection of School computers and property for Grades 6-12

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