Our goal with this newsletter is to bridge Harmony’s past, present, and future. We want to share stories that connect our alumni to current students and staff, and keep our community supporters connected too. Spring is in full bloom here in south-central Indiana. Normally at this time of year Harmony’s halls would also be filled with the spring-time energy of our students. But here we are, living with the new reality of a global pandemic and physical distancing. In-person classes at Harmony, and all of our local schools, are canceled [...]
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How are our teachers and students adapting to this new reality of distance-learning during the coronavirus crisis? Sallyann Murphey, High school teacher, shares updates on senior projects and graduation plans: "I have never been prouder of a senior class." Ursina Hastings-Heinz, Middle school teacher, says her goal is to help students "express their feelings and process as we navigate through these scary times." Lana Beck-Cruce, 3/4 teacher, emphasizes, "The biggest thing is that we want to stay connected with the kids." [...]
Back in mid-March, Denise Breeden-Ost, Harmony parent and graduate ('89), interviewed three seniors about their projects - and then followed up to hear about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them. Reed Evans is exploring biology and sustainable agriculture. Glen Breeden-Ost is hosting and producing a podcast on business and entrepreneurship. Griffin Bongard is building his own kayak. [...]