There will be no school or Saturday Tutorials on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th due to Good Friday. Classes will resume on Monday, April 22nd at 7:55 a.m.
Mark your calendar! STAAR Testing and Field Trips are coming up next week. 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.
April 9th, 2019:
6th Grade – Museum of Natural Science
7th Grade – STAAR Writing
8th Grade – STAAR Math
April 10th, 2019:
6th Grade – Oil Ranch
7th Grade – NASA Field Trip
8th Grade – STAAR Reading
The school is a CLOSED CAMPUS on testing days. Visitors will not be allowed into the campus until testing is completed.
All after school activities (clubs & tutorials) are cancelled on Tuesday, April 9th and Wednesday, April 10th due to STAAR Testing and Field Trips. All activities will resume on Thursday, April 11th.
We would like to invite you to our 8th-grade transition night at the HSA Houston High School to meet with your 9th-grade teachers. The program will be in the high school cafeteria and will start at 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 11th.
To RVSP for the Transition Night, please click on the following link: https://forms.gle/Mh8ev7uLmwwTWMRo7
It is that time again!
Harmony’s South-West STEM Fair will be held on April 13th from 8:00am – 12:00pm at Central Office. We are looking for judges.
8:00AM – 12:00PM
April 13th, 2019
Harmony Public Schools Central Office
Dear HSI Parents & Guardians;
You’re invited to an important meeting about HSI’s Washington, D.C. trip on march 26th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. This is a brief meeting for both parents and students.
The trip will take place June 13th, 2020 – June 16th, 2020.
Parents who attend the meeting will receive a promo code to save $100 off their trip price.
The 8th Grade Cap & Gown is now available for order at the front office via check, money order or check. Each graduation package includes: Black Cap & Gown and Graduation shirt.
The cost for the package is $25. The deadline to order yours is April 5th.
Harmony students have the power to make a positive impact on the lives of blood cancer patients!
Harmony has joined more than 550 other schools across the Texas Gulf Coast in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients Program. Harmony students will raise funds to support LLS’s mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families. We want to thank you in advance for helping patients with blood cancers live better, longer lives!
Donate online at: https://events.lls.org/pages/txg/Harmony-School-Innov-Houston-2019
HARMONY’s Goal This Year is $1,500! Let’s do this Tigers!
CAMPAIGN RUNS FROM MARCH 18 – APRIL 05, 2019
Event flyer -> PenniesforPatients
We would like to offer Computer and English courses for our HSI-Houston parents with no any fee. If you are interested in please enroll yourself as soon as possible and take this survey below by March 31, 201. If you have any questions or for more information please contact Ms. Nunez by 713 541 3030.
Nos gustaría ofrecer cursos de Computación e Inglés para nuestros padres de HSI-Houston sin ningún cargo. Si está interesado, inscríbase lo antes posible y responda esta encuesta antes del 31 de Marzo de 2019. Si tiene alguna pregunta o para obtener más información, comuníquese con Mrs. Núñez al 713 541 3030.
Link to survey / Encuesta -> https://goo.gl/forms/DNzQiYeeoqIQ0Sd13
The deadline to purchase your copy of the 8th Grade Memory Book has been extended to April 12th.
Use the link below and enter our school code
School Code: 1015453315484008
8th Grade Memory Book Team
Harmony Public Schools has several upcoming Job Fairs in many locations across Texas.
To find the list of upcoming fairs near you, point your browser to harmonytx.org/job-fairs.php and check if your region/metro area has a fair coming up.
Life’s short. Do work that matters!
Don’t forget to spring forward an hour at 2:00AM this Sunday.
When you change your clock ⏰, it’s a great idea to change the batteries 🔋 in your smoke alarms!
March 9th & 16th: Spring Break (No Saturday Tutorials)
March 23rd: 6th-Math, 7th-ELA, 8th-ELA & Math
March 30th: 6th-ELA, 7th-Math, 8th- Science & Social Studies
Keep in mind that some teachers have scheduled extra tutorial sessions. If you have any questions in regards to your child’s sessions, please contact your student’s teacher via email.
Please be advised there will be no school Monday, March 11th through Friday, March 15th due to Spring Break. We hope you have a safe and wonderful break. Classes will resume on Monday, March 18th at 7:55 a.m.
- 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 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.
- 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.