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Spanish Culture Club is a brand new club here at Harbor Ridge. Our first meeting is Thursday, November 17th after school. All students are welcome to come have fun and learn about the cultures, holidays, foods, and celebrations of the Spanish- speaking countries around the world. Spanish Culture Club will be meeting two Thursdays every month in room 122. Señora Chaney hopes to see you there! Dec. 1 & 15, Jan. 12 & 26, Feb. 9 & 16, March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, June 1 & 15

Games/Crafts Club - Meets every Tuesday in the library.

Dungeons & Dragons Club - Meets every Tuesday in room 003.

Homework Club - Meets every Tuesday in the library.


Mark Your Calendar

Important Dates

Jan 31        All District Choir Concert Concert at Chapel Hill, 7:00 pm

Jan 27       Semester Break - No Students

Feb 8         We Care

Feb 10       Lion King Performances

                  School Performance - 8:30 am

                  Evening Performance - 6:30 pm

Feb 11       Lion King Performance

                  Matinee Performance - 1:00 pm

Feb 15       School Social

Feb 16       8th Gr (half of the students) to JA

Feb 17       8th Gr (half of the students) to JA

Feb 20-24  Mid-Winter Break

Mar 15       We Care

Mar 16       Last Day of Tri 2    

Mar 17       Trimester Break - No Students

Apr 10-14  Spring Break  


January 9 - February 17

  • Girls' Volleyball (Open to 7th and 8th grade girls)

February 28 - April 6

  • Girls' Soccer (Open to 7th and 8th grade girls)
  • Boys' Basketball (Open to 7th and 8th grade boys)

April 18 - May 25

  • Track and Field (Open to all students grades 6-8)
  • Girls' Basketball (Open to 7th and 8th grade girls)

Fees: $20 ASB Card Required

Physical: Students participating in a school sport must have a current Sports Physical on file at HRMS. These physicals are good for 2 years.

Female students explore STEM careers at 2023 CAPE event

Nearly 200 6th - 8th grade female students from the Peninsula School District came together for the 2023 CAPE event on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Harbor Ridge Middle School.

CAPE (Career and Pathway Expo) is a chance for female students to explore multiple STEM careers from local women professionals during a half-day expo. It’s one of the most fun events of the year! 

Check out some of the photos from the event.

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Now is the time to sign-up for C.A.P.E. 2023! Learn more here

Now is the time to sign-up for C.A.P.E. 2023, which is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Peninsula School District female students. 

Career and Pathway Expor (C.A.P.E) is a one-day event in January where female students can attend workshops on engineering, medical and health sciences, and animal sciences. 

This year C.A.P.E will take place from 8:45 a.m - 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 at Harbor Ridge Middle School. The cost is $15 per student. Fees can be waived for students who qualify for free and reduced lunch. 

Ready to register? Click here!

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Calling all readers! You can support our youngest learners by reading in our elementary schools!  

Now until Friday, Dec. 16, we are inviting guest readers to share their favorite book, or read a book provided to them, to help all children recognize the importance of literacy.

Sign up here!

Read more to hear a personal invitation from Superintendent Krestin Bahr.

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A graphic showing a megaphone and a text bubble.  "Don't forget! Elementary and Middle School conferences are next week."

Families, don’t forget!

Elementary and middle school parent-teacher conferences are next week from Monday, Oct. 24 to Friday, Oct. 28.

Because conferences will be held in the afternoon, all elementary and middle schools will have half-days next week. High schools will have regular, full school days. There is no late start for any school on Wednesday, Oct. 26. 

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Picture Day

Yuen Lui Studio will photograph makeup and retake photos at Harbor Ridge Middle School on Friday, October 21. 


  • Preorder photos for the October 21 Makeup/Retake Day here (select the October 2022 gallery; this is for families who have not placed a picture order for this school year)
  • View and order photos that were taken during the September picture day here (select the September 2022 gallery and enter your student's school ID number -- if you don't know your student's school ID number, please contact and we will send you a direct link)
  • Students who missed the September picture day should plan on getting a photo taken on October 21 - students who have not had a picture taken for this school year will receive an ID card at the time of their photo
  • Students who purchased photos can return their photos in exchange for a retake at no charge -- a new order will be shipped to the school at no charge (no need to place an order) 
  • Students who would like a retake for the yearbook may receive a yearbook retake at no charge -- please note that the retake photo will replace the original photo, and the retake photo will be the photo that is included in the yearbook 
  • New ID cards will not be printed for retake photos 
College and Career Fair poster.

Plan ahead for your student's future, learn about post-graduation opportunities, and get your questions answered at the 2022 College and Career Fair.

  • The first fair event is from 5 - 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Gig Harbor High School.
  • The second fair event is from 5 - 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Peninsula High School.

PSD is hosting the college and career fair twice this fall for all families with 6th through 12th grade students. Over 50 colleges and vendors will be available to offer assistance, information, and answer your questions.

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Upcoming Work May Impact Student Drop-off and Pick-up Starting in September

PSE will be performing a natural gas system improvement project that, once completed, will increase service reliability for customers throughout the greater Gig Harbor area. A postcard will be sent to the community from PSE detailing when construction work is expected along the route, as construction progresses.

Traffic delays from ongoing construction may impact student drop-off and pick-up at Swift Water Elementary and Harbor Ridge Middle School starting in September.

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