Archive for month: February, 2019
HSI will commemorate Black History with a Spirit Week taking place February 25th through March 4th.
Monday, February 25th – Black heritage BLACK OUT. Students are encouraged to wear any positive slogan shirt promoting Black Heritage or they may also wear all black clothing. Please reference the pictures shown below.
Tuesday, February 26th – Girls Club is hosting a movie night featuring “The Great Debaters”. Movie tickets are $3 and snacks will be available for sale starting at $1. Movie will start at 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27th – Parent Teacher Conferences – No school for students.
Thursday, February 28th – All students are encouraged to wear their cultural attire.
UPDATE: The Black History Show will be held on Monday, March 4th. 1st show will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the 2nd show will be from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Our Parent-Teacher Conferences will be Wednesday, February 27th. There will be no school for students on this day. Meetings with teachers will be from 8:00 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. & 12:40 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. Please keep in mind these are a quick meeting with the teachers and are scheduled to last only 10 minutes. Please contact your student’s teachers regarding scheduling via e-mail or you may call our front office.
Registration for all campuses will begin on Monday, February 25th.
Application Lottery Status
This means that your child is offered a seat from the campus.
Starting on Monday, February 25th, you will have 2 business days to accept the placement at a campus.
If you accept placement at our campus, you will forfeit placement at all other campuses. You will have 10
business days to complete the registration process which includes: filling out the registration forms and submitting all required
documentation such as proof of residence, transcripts, discipline records, immunizations, and student identification.
If you decline placement, you will be removed from that Harmony campus lottery list only.
This means that your child is placed on the wait list for the campus. As students accept/decline spots on the offered
list, your child will move up. If your child moves up to the offered list, the system will send you a message through Smart Choice.
For full printed registration instructions, please click here
For a video walkthrough, please click here.
|District||Location of Lottery||Lottery Date||Lottery Time|
Austin and Pflugerville Campuses
|Austin District Office
13425 Ranch Road 620 N Austin, TX 78717
El Paso, Lubbock,
and Odessa Campuses
|HSA – El Paso Auditorium
9405 Betel Dr. El Paso, TX 79907
Houston and Bryan Campuses
|Harmony School of Excellence
7340 N. Gessner Dr. Houston, TX 77040
|Harmony Public Schools Central Office
9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099
Houston and Beaumont Campuses
|Harmony Public Schools Central Office
9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099
San Antonio, Brownsville,
and Laredo Campuses
|Harmony School of Excellence – San Antonio
2015 SW Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78227
|Harmony School of Innovation – Waco
1110 S. Valley Mills Dr. Beverly Hills, TX 76711
Fort Worth Campuses
|Harmony School of Innovation – Fort Worth
8100 S. Hulen St. Fort Worth, TX 76123
Nature, Euless, and
Grand Prairie Campuses
|Harmony School of Innovation – Grand Prairie
1441 Fish Creek Rd Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Dallas, Plano, Carrollton,
Business, and Garland Campuses
|Harmony School of Business
8080 W President George Bush Hwy Dallas, TX 75252
Our School Report Card for the year 2017-2018 is available for view below:
Clubs and tutorials are canceled the week of February 19 to February 22 due to STAAR Practice. All activities will resume on February 25th.
All students will be taking a practice STAAR on February 20th-February 25th.
- 2/20: 7th Grade Writing/8th Grade Science
- 2/21: All Grade Levels Reading
- 2/22: All Grade Levels Math
- 2/25: 8th Grade Social Studies
It is important that students get a good night sleep, eat breakfast and are on school on time for test days. We want each student to be well-rested and ready to be their very best.
There will be no school on Friday, February 15th due to Staff Training and Monday, February 18th due to Student Holiday. Classes will resume on Tuesday, February 19th at 7:55 a.m.
HSI’s Campus Improvement Committee (CIC) invites you to join us for our annual campus improvement plan meeting on February 27th, 2019.
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: HSI Library
The purpose of this meeting is to develop a plan of action to address the needs of our campus.
You are Cordially Invited to Attend the 2019-20 District Improvement Plan Meeting
For Harmony Houston South District on Wednesday, February 13 from 8:15am -11:15am
The meeting will be held at Harmony Public Schools Houston South-West District Office
14100 Southwest Fwy. Ste. 100 Sugar Land, TX 77478
If you are interested in attending, Please RSVP to email@example.com
Goal/Purpose: To review the 2018-19 District Improvement Plan (DIP) and develop the 2019-20 DIP
Please see the flyer attached for more info -> ParentInvitation for DIP 2019 Houston South 101846 (1)
The Scholastic Book Fair is here from Monday, February 4th- Friday, February 8th. Our book fair is located in the library and it is open to everyone from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Book fairs are a perfect opportunity to stock up on books for your student to read at home.
Can’t make it in person? Purchase your books through our online link: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/hsihouston
All books purchased online will be delivered to your student’s classroom.
- Media & Public Relations
Harmony Public Schools (“Harmony”) is committed to making the information on its website accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on the Harmony website, please contact HPS Webmaster by email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include the following when communicating with Harmony regarding accessibility issues:
A description of your accessibility concern.
The format in which you prefer to receive the materials.
The web page address of the requested material(s).
The best way to contact you (email address or phone number, or both).
Harmony will make appropriate accommodations to facilitate access to any website content.
Complaints regarding website accessibility may be submitted through the Public Complaint process outlined in Board Policy PG-1.12 (Public Complaints).
Please note that some pages on the Harmony website contain links to third-party sites, which are not within Harmony’s control. If you notify Harmony of problems with accessing a third-party site that is necessary to participate in one of Harmony’s programs or activities, we will make the material or information available in an accessible format.
If you are experiencing a problem with bullying at Harmony, or have other discipline-related concerns regarding one of our schools, please fill out the form at the link below for the Dean of Students.
HPS Child Find Policy
Please click here for the HPS Child Find Policy.
As required by Title IX, Harmony Public Schools does not (and is required not to) discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. This non-discrimination requirement applies to admission to and employment with Harmony Public Schools. Inquiries into issues related to Title IX may be referred to Harmony’s Title IX Coordinator(s) (identified below), to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both.
Title IX training presentation link
Harmony’s Title IX Coordinators:
Director of Internal Investigations
HPS Central Office
713-343-3333 x1104 Employee and applicant matters
Kelly Ann Hebeler
Director of Employee Relations
HPS Central Office
Non-discrimination Statement as Part of the School's Admission Policy
It is the policy of HPS not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact Section 504/ADA Coordinator at (713) 343-3333 located at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099.
Non-discrimination Statement in Career and Technical Education Programs
HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS offers support to school district for career and technical education programs in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Architecture and Construction; Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications; Business Management and Administration; Education and Training; Finance; Government and Public Administration; Health Science; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services; Information Technology; Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security; Manufacturing; Marketing; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics. Admission to these programs is based on enrollment in HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS secondary schools.
It is the policy of HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its CTE programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
It is the policy of HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and CTE programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, CHARLES LAMBERT, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, IHSAN KARA, at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099, Phone: (713) 343-3333.
Aviso de No discriminación en los Programas de Educación Profesional y
Las Escuelas Públicas Harmony ofrecen programas vocacionales en Agricultura, Alimentación y Recursos Naturales; Arquitectura y Construcción; Artes, Tecnología de Audio / Video y Comunicaciones; Administración de Negocios y Administración; Educación y Entrenamiento; Finanzas; Gobierno y Administración Pública; Ciencias de la salud; Hospitalidad y Turismo; Recursos Humanos; Tecnología de la Información; Derecho; Seguridad Pública, Correccionales y Seguridad; Manufactura; Mercadeo; Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas; Transporte, Distribución y Logística. La admisión a estos programas se basa en el número de estudiantes de secundaria registrados en las Escuelas Públicas Harmony.
Es norma de las Escuelas Públicas Harmony no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades de CTE, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Es norma de las Escuelas Públicas Harmony no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, impedimento o edad, en sus procedimientos de empleo, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la ley de Discriminación por Edad, de 1975, según enmienda, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Las Escuelas Públicas Harmony tomarán las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y CTE.
Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese con el Coordinador del Título IX, CHARLES LAMBERT, y/o el Coordinador de la Sección 504, IHSAN KARA, a la siguiente dirección: 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099, Teléfono: (713) 343-3333.
TX Transition and Employment Guide
The Texas Transition and Employment Guide provides youth, young adults, parents and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals to education, employment, and community living.