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Interested in keeping up-to-date on HCIS happenings? Look no further! Here you’ll find the latest details about everything from school events to recognitions and volunteer opportunities. You’ll also find informative articles with tips and suggestions on how to make the most of the educational experience. We encourage you to bookmark this page and check back often so you don’t miss a thing!


Applications For The 2020-2021 School Year

Applications are now available for the 2020-2021 school year. Families who choose Harbor City International School believe that:

  • All students deserve to receive a quality education in a safe, supportive environment.
  • High academic and behavioral expectations are essential to a college-preparatory education.
  • Students thrive in an atmosphere in which teachers and staff are invested in the academic and personal growth of every student.
  • Family support and parental involvement are critical components of the education equation.
  • A strong educational community benefits students and their families.

If your educational values align with ours, we would love to talk with you about the possibility of enrolling your son or daughter at Harbor City International School. Contact Dawn Buck, enrollment coordinator, at (218) 722-7574 ext. 225 to check on enrollment opportunities for fall of 2020, and see our 2020-2021 application form for more information.


2019–2020 School Supply Lists

The 2019–2020 school year begins on Tuesday, September 3. To help you prepare, we are posting our school supply lists below. Print out your list and take it with you, or view it online while you are shopping. We look forward to seeing you in September!


New Student Orientation

New student orientation for all incoming freshman, transfer students, and international students and their families is on Thursday, August 29. There will be a breakfast for students, parents, teachers, and staff at 8:30 a.m. New student orientation sessions will run to noon, and a parent meet and greet gathering and presentation from school leaders will run until 10:00 a.m. for parents who are available to stay.

This orientation is for students who have been contacted about thier enrollment slots and whose enrollment for fall 2019 is confirmed.

Please contact the enrollment coordinator to submit an application for the waiting list for 2019–2020 at (218) 722-7574 ext. 225.


Information for Returning Students

Attention, returning students! Please stop by the school to pick up your bus pass between August 26 and August 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Mr. Dexter or Mrs. Buck in the main office. Check your class schedule in PowerSchool, and email Ms. Clark or Mr. Dexter with any questions. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 3 for the first day of school!


PowerSchool Parent Portal

Parents, please contact Mr. Dexter, technology coordinator, for the login information to set up the parent access to PowerSchool. For more information, check out the PowerSchool Parent Portal guide.


YMCA Membership and Forms

All HCIS students have memberships to the YMCA. To make this official, students need to fill out three forms. Two contain basic information and require a parent signature. The third form is for using the wellness center. The wellness center has treadmills, other machines, and weights. A doctor must sign this form if the student is under sixteen. Mr. Langr's physical education class uses this space. Any students who anticipate that they will take this class before they turn sixteen should get the form signed by a doctor. If your student is sixteen years old or above, he or she does not need the doctor's signature. Please see Ms. Hexum with additional questions about YMCA memberships!

Students are required to fill out the two basic forms each year. The wellness center form stays on file in the wellness center.