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You Can Make a Difference in Our School

Amidst nationwide staffing shortages, our students and staff could use your help now more than ever. Register as a volunteer and learn about opportunities to share your time and talents with our school.

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We’re Hiring! Join Our Team of Dedicated Teachers and Support Staff

FHSD is one of the largest employers in the region with 23 school campuses, more than 16,000 students and 2,200 employees. We’re offering competitive wages for custodians, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, support staff, teachers and administrators.

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Winter is Here! Don’t Miss the Snow Day Call

FHSD uses the SchoolMessenger notification system to alert families of weather-related closures and early dismissals. Make sure your information is up-to-date in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal so you don’t miss a call!

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Welcome to Harvest Ridge

Dr. Natalie DeWeese - Principal

It is my honor and a pleasure to welcome you to Harvest Ridge Elementary. I am extremely proud to serve as the Principal of the amazing learning community.  Whether you are joining for another school year or for the first time I am excited to share all that Harvest Ridge has to offer our students and their families.

Happening Now

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    Harvest Ridge Testimonial 3

    What I love most about Harvest Ridge is how open staff is to always learning and growing in order to be the best possible educator for their students!  Staff champion the growth of their colleagues and model for students what it truly means to be a lifelong learner!

    Suzanna Z. 

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    We have been at Harvest Ridge for 7 years now and I am eternally grateful for the experience and education that they have provided my children. The school has been incredibly proactive in identifying my children’s strengths and weaknesses. Harvest Ridge does not just focus on the development of the individual child, they focus on the development of the student community. My children have learned compassion, understanding, and conflict resolution. They have implemented practices such as restorative circles and a peace path to help children deal with their emotions and learn how to process them. My children would not be where they are at today without the staff and teachers of Harvest Ridge.

    Brittany W. 

    Harvest Ridge Testimonial 1


    I have been a part of the Harvest Ridge family for over twenty years.  I say family, because that is the only accurate description.Through all of those years, the depth of care and love the faculty and staff show towards all the kids continues to fill my heart with happiness and pride. Whether it's a classroom teacher going out of their way to accommodate for a child's occasional bad day or yearlong needs, a custodian instilling a sense of accomplishment for a child who needed a boost, or the office staff handing out an extra hug or lending an ear for a joke of the day, students at Harvest Ridge know they are cared for and supported. I appreciate all the faculty and staff I've come to know and am always excited for the next new thing the kids have to teach me!

    Marilyn T. 

    News & Events

    FHSD names Dr. Kenneth Roumpos as Superintendent
    • District Updates
    • Superintendent

    The Francis Howell School District announced today that Dr. Kenneth Roumpos will serve as its next Superintendent of Schools. Roumpos has served as the District’s interim superintendent since July 1, 2022 and as deputy superintendent for two years prior. In a special meeting last week, the Board voted unanimously to offer Roumpos a three-year superintendent contract, which will officially begin July 1, 2023 when his current contract expires. 

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    FHSD provides new way for parents/guardians to monitor student book selections

    FHSD Learning Commons (school libraries) have a broad selection of books, in print and online, available for students to check out. See what our school libraries have to offer by clicking on the ‘Learning Commons’ tab on your school’s web page and then selecting ‘Find a Book’. Destiny Discover, our library management system, allows users to search the collection by entering specific book titles, authors or subjects.

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