Dear HSI Parents & Guardians:
This is a reminder that due to STAAR testing next week, our District Offices have decided to cancel early dismissal on Wednesday, April 11th. April 11th will continue as a regular school day schedule of 7:55 a.m. to 3:12 p.m.
We would like to invite you to attend our 8th-grade transition night to meet with your 9th-grade teacher. The program will be in the high school cafeteria and will start at 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 12th.
This meeting is highly recommended. Please click the link below to complete the RSVP form: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/harmony-8th-grade-academic-night-tickets-44424574097
We are pleased to announce our upcoming “Color-a-Thon Tiger Run 2k18” on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Our Tiger Run 2k18 is a color run/walk/jog fundraising event that will take place on our campus HSI-Houston. This will be a fun and healthy fundraiser for students, parents and staff to join. We will walk/jog/run around our parking lot and get blasted with color powder. How cool is that!?!
Reach a minimum of $30 in donations per student and they are automatically signed up for the event and receive their starter pack.
All registration packets are due on Tuesday, April 10th to qualify for the starter pack. The packet must be returned to the student’s enrichment teacher.
Students can also create a web page through http://shop.schoolathon.org/190076 to request online donations. If the student sets up an online page, they will receive an EXCLUSIVE goodie. They can share their personalized link to their social media page with family and friends to maximize their donations.
We look forward to making this event an amazing one. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our school.
A Summer Camp information night for 8th grade parents & students will be held on Monday, April 9th at the HSA-High Campus starting at 4:00 p.m.
For further information please visit the official STEM Camp website http://www.harmonyleadershipstemcamp.org/Harmonycampst/
Houston Prep is an intensive mathematics-based pre-college enrichment program, which provides educational enrichment opportunities for high ability 8th grade students that will take place June 11th-20th from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. It is free of charge. For more information visit our school website. The last day to apply is April 12th.
STAAR Testing for 7th & 8th grade are quickly approaching. Please make sure that your student gets a good night sleep and gets a hearty breakfast. Make sure that your student arrives to school on time to avoid any testing delays.The dates are as follow:
April 10th– 7th Grade Writing & 8th Grade Math
April 11th– 8th Grade Reading
The school will be a closed campus on these days. Visitors will not be allowed into the campus until testing is completed.
Please be advised there will be no school on Friday, March 30th due to student holiday. Classes will resume on Monday, April 2nd at 7:55 a.m
Please Join Us!
We are proud to announce and invite you and your family to join us for the annual language and culture competition final.
Students will perform in singing, poetry, and folk dance…
Annual Language & Culture Competition
Monday, March 5th 2018 | 1:00PM
Harmony Public Schools – Central Office
9321 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Houston, TX 77099
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Student Series campaign is working with thousands of schools across the country to raise funds for blood cancer research. They are saving lives of blood cancer patients not Someday but Today.
Our school is joining the fight against blood cancers and helping LLS fund research and care for patients.
DONATE Today: http://events.lls.org/pages/txg/Harmony-School-Innovation-Houston-2018
Please be advised there will be no school Monday, March 12th through Friday, March 16th due to Spring Break. We hope you have a safe and wonderful break. Classes will resume on Monday, March 19th at 7:55 a.m.
Dear HSI Parents & Guardians;
There will be no school on Monday, March 5th due to staff development day. Classes will resume on Tuesday, March 6th at 7:55 a.m.
HSI will be hosting its annual L.O.T.E. Language Night on Thursday, March 1st starting at 3:45 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. Please join us for poetry, singing and dancing performances and refreshments. We hope to see you all here!
Dear HSI Parents & Guardians;
Harmony Public Schools Present: The Parent Academy on Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Harmony Science Academy High. The Parent Academy workshops will include:
- Cyber bullying and Social Media
- Harmony Software Training
- Positive Parenting Techniques
- Jobs & Employment Opportunities
- Website Accessibility
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 email@example.com . 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.
- Report Bullying
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
It is the policy of the Harmony Public Schools to ensure that
- All children with disabilities enrolled in the charter school regardless of the severity of their disability, and who are in need of special education and related services, are identified, located, and evaluated; and
- A practical method is developed and implemented to determine which children are currently receiving needed special education and related services.
These requirements apply to:
- Homeless children;
- Children who are wards of the state;
- Highly mobile children (including migrant children); and
- Children who are suspected of being in need of special education but who are advancing from grade to grade.
20 U.S.C. 1412(a)(3)(A); 34 CFR 300.111(a)(1)(i), (c).
- 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.
Access the guide — in English and Spanish — at the Texas Transition Website.