"It is the mission of Harwood Union High School to provide an educational and creative environment in which every person is valued as an individual, challenged as a learner and inspired to contribute to a democratic society. As a professional learning organization of all academic departments, we are prepared to work together in order to provide a unique and personalized learning experience for all students."


The Harwood Union Science Department is currently transitioning our curriculum and instruction to align with the Next Generation Science Standards and a proficiency based system. We have expanded our senior elective course offerings and will continue to broaden our program in the next several years. The Science Department also works with other departments in developing new integrated STEM course offerings (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math).

The following are the science practices that every student will need to be proficient in to graduate from Harwood.

  1. Asking Questions and Defining Problems
  2. Developing and Using Models
  3. Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
  4. Analyzing and Interpreting Data
  5. Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking
  6. Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions
  7. Engaging in Argument from Evidence
  8. Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information


Department Contacts

Jessica Deane, Science Teacher
802-583-8275 - Contact

Kristi McKnight, Science Teacher
802-583-8283 - Contact

Wendy Moore, 8th Grade Science
802-583-8302 - Contact

Alex Rawson, Science Teacher
802-583-8257 - Contact

Andrew Reid, Science Teacher
802-583-8259 - Contact

Angela Selvaggio, Science Teacher - Middle School
802-583-8260 - Contact

Chelsea Turley, Science Teacher
802-583-8265 - Contact

Brian Wagner, Science Teacher - Middle School
802-583-8262 - Contact