High School

Introduction

Harmony High School seeks to inspire a love of learning in its students that will help them to become lifelong learners. It is our mission to help students prepare themselves for whatever college, job, or opportunity they wish to pursue after graduation. We work towards this goal in a holistic fashion, challenging the students physically, socially, intellectually and creatively.

  • 2013 HS Trip to Asheville All is well here at Camp Daniel Boone, out in the Smokey Mountains of western North Carolina.  We are within sight of Cold Mountain, and the first night here it was cold indeed!  Overall, though, the weather has been spectacular – today was 78 degrees and sunny.  The first full day we were here most ...
  • Visit to Tibetan and Mongolian Buddhist Culture Center On Thursday, Paul’s class “Cultural Arts of China and Tibet” visited the Tibetan and Mongolian Buddhist Culture Center.  We saw paintings, textiles, stupas, sand mandalas, trumpets, butter sculptures, masks, tantric statues, and more.  We even got to meet with Arjia Rinpoche and to see the Dalai Lama’s personal room!  
  • IU Art Museum Chinese Collection Today, a Harmony high school class visited the IU Art Museum to see some of their Chinese collection. The trip was part of the Cultural Arts of China and Tibet class, taught by Paul Swanson. The class has been learning about the history, philosophies, and art of the Shang, Zhou, Qin and Han dynasties, so ...

High School Blog

Click on an entry to see what we’ve been up to in the High School:

  • News from Tom Ninth Grade American English class completed their critical writing project assignments with Community of Teachers student teacher, Mary Flegler. Greek & Latin Roots students completed their last chapter test. After viewing the films Beckett andThe Lion in the Winter last semester, we recently watched A Man for All Seasons. Jaimie will continue this required class next ...
  • News from Alan Geometry We finished our chapter on finding volumes and surfaces areas of prisms, cylinders, pyramids, cones, and spheres and moved on to the very basics of trigonometry for the last few weeks of the semester. Algebra I We finished learning how to add, subtract, and multiply polynomials. The last chapter we are covered for the year was how ...
  • Updates from Jamie In Modern Novel we waded through the third and final novel for this semester: Beloved by Toni Morrison, and talking about human motivations. We finished the year by looking at similarities and differences between the three books we read. In ESL, we worked on our yearbook pages and continued with SAT test prep. We spent the ...
  • News from Emily Beautiful spring weather arrived in time for our Cycling Exploration class to ride the roads of Bloomington. Many of you have noticed our work on the bike shelter: look for improvements throughout the spring! Thanks to everyone for the school-wide participation (and parent volunteers) in the Bike-to-School Breakfast on Earth Day. As the spring warms ...
  • News From Sal May was probably the most important month on the high school calendar. At the beginning, we officially welcome back the seniors – and celebrate Junior Dinner, when the 11th graders become rising 12th graders and share their plans for their senior projects publically for the first time.