From the "Family of Dragons" we want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving Day. Of the many things to be grateful for today, we are especially thankful for our wonderful Green Dragon school community. Without our dedicated students and staff, the magic would not be possible!
7 days ago, Harlan Ind.
Happy Thanksgiving
πŸŽ‰Big news! We achieved the #KYFamilyFriendly Certification by the @prichardcom KY Collaborative Advisory Council! Here's to a stronger, more connected school community. Harlan Elementary βœ… Middle βœ… High βœ…!! @prichardcom, @KyDeptofEd, @KYFamEngage
20 days ago, Harlan Ind.
HMS Seal
HMS Seal
Cert PDF
Cert PDF
πŸ‰ Miranda Brock, a junior at Harlan High School, is beginning her community service project for HOBY and Rogers Scholars. She is collecting donations for the animal shelter. If you would like to help, there will be donation boxes at Sunshine School, HES, HMS, and HHS, as well as First Baptist Church of Baxter. Let's help Miranda with such a great cause! πŸˆβ€β¬› πŸ’š πŸ•
24 days ago, Megan Freyer
Miranda Brock Community Service
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‰ The Harlan Independent School District would like to invite any veteran to attend our Veterans Day program on Friday, November 10th at 9:30 am. Family and community members are also welcome. #morethanaschool
24 days ago, Megan Freyer
Veterans Day Program 2023
Just a reminder: There will be no school next Tuesday, November 7th, due to Election Day.
about 1 month ago, Megan Freyer
No School on Election Day Nov 7th
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‰ Do you have a veteran you want to be acknowledged during the Harlan Independent School District's Veterans Day program? Click the link to submit your information so we can honor your veteran on November 10th: Deadline is November 3rd.
about 1 month ago, Megan Freyer
Call for Veterans Day Submissions
As the "Family of Dragons" mourns the loss of Harlan Elementary 1st Grader, Adrian Lopez, we ask you to remember his classmates & teachers in the days ahead. To support the family send funds to Harlan Elementary or through the official HISD PayPal account.
about 1 month ago, Harlan Ind.
Adrian Lopez
Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides a $30 monthly credit that is applied to Internet Service for new or existing customers through eligible providers. SOAR has a dedicated Digital Equity Team ready to assist students and their families in completing the application process for those who meet the qualifications. There are three ways you or your students’ families can contact our team. Call 1-888-760-4ACP (4227) Visit Scan the QR Code on the Flyer In most cases, SOAR will make contact the same day and walk families through the application to secure the benefit. This is a FREE service and is provided through the support of the FCC.
about 1 month ago, Harlan Ind.
Partnership puts Automated External Defibrillators Across Harlan Ind. District! Appalachian Regional Hospital (Harlan) and Clover Fork Clinic join forces to ensure AEDs are installed on each floor of every building across campus and at each athletic field. #MoreThanASchool #PartnersForSuccess
about 2 months ago, Harlan Ind.
Partnership puts Automated External Defibrillators Across Harlan Ind. District! Appalachian Regional Hospital (Harlan) and Clover Fork Clinic join forces to ensure AEDs are installed on each floor of every building across campus and at each athletic field. #FamilyofDragons #MoreThanASchool #GrowingStrongerTogether
about 2 months ago, Harlan Ind.
Harlan Independent Recognized by as One of Kentucky’s Top District To see how schools in your area and across the county ranked, visit or #familyofdragons #growingstrongertogether
about 2 months ago, Harlan Ind.
Dragon Families, We will participate in our Annual Dragons Against Cancer walk. The cancer walk will be on Thursday Oct. 5th at 1:30pm. To participate in the walk, each student needs to pay $1 and have a signed permission slip. The permission slip is attached. We will be starting in front of the high school, walking down Central Street, turn in front of the court house, then up East Clover Street back to the Elementary. If It rains that day, we will still have our walk. Each school will have a scheduled time to walk in our school buildings. Also, we are selling rally towels this year. Our towels are $5 each. Please fill out the attached order form if you would like to purchase a towel. Orders and Money for towels MUST be turned in by this Friday, Sept. 22nd in order to have them ordered and printed in time for our walk. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Alred,
2 months ago, Katlyn Williams
We love our Grandparents at Harlan Elementary!! Thank you for showing up this morning to enjoy breakfast with our Kindergarten students. We were happy to serve more than 100 grandparents this morning as the Family of Dragons had a delicious meal together. Next Friday, September 15th, all grandparents of Green Dragon 1st Graders are invited to enjoy breakfast at Harlan Elementary. Breakfast will begin at 7:50 AM. #FamilyofDragons #MoreThanASchool #GrowingStrongerTogether
3 months ago, Harlan Ind.
Breakfast 3
Breakfast 4
πŸ’² Support Harlan High School by participating in Food City's School Bucks program. Link your Valucard online at to start earning cash for our school. #godragons πŸ‰
3 months ago, Megan Freyer
Food City School Bucks
We are getting close to our pre-COVID attendance rate for our district. With nearly a 2% increase from month one last year, our students are showing up and showing out for 2023-2024 at Harlan Independent. Our District Goal is 95% for the year and together we can make it! Attendance is the first step to a successful school year. Let's make September even better! #FamilyofDragons #GrowingStrongerTogether #MoreThanASchool
3 months ago, Harlan Ind.
Attendance MOnth 1
Sunshine Preschool sees steady growth & is expanding staffing resources to accommodate new students. In addition to adding full-time certified teaching staff during the 22-23 school year, the Board of Education recently approved an additional teaching position for 23-24.
4 months ago, Harlan Ind.
sunshine staff
Harlan Independent Board Approves $5.6M Athletic Project! An investment of $5,695,000 to construct a new field house, track, and natural turf football field will begin soon. The project is scheduled to be completed in June of 2024 and not impact the current football schedule.
4 months ago, Harlan Ind.
Field House
Football Field
What a great day to be a Green Dragon! Our staff, faculty, and administration are eagerly awaiting our students for another remarkable journey. Harlan Independent Students Return: Wednesday, August 9th #ShowUp&ShowOut #FamilyofDragons
4 months ago, Harlan Ind.
Students REturn
πŸ‰ Come join us on Central Street for the 2023 Harlan Independent Schools Back-to-School Block Party from 5:00 to 7:00 pm! πŸ‰
4 months ago, Megan Freyer
Block party
πŸ€ Tomorrow, the Harlan Middle School Lady Dragons will be having a car wash behind Anderson Law & Jones Funeral Home. Make plans to stop and support our Lady Dragons! πŸ€
4 months ago, Megan Freyer
Car Wash