Dear Parents and Students,

There will be no school on Monday, January 21, 2019. Students will resume their regular class schedule on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Dear Parents,

The re-enrollment window has now opened for the 2019-2020 school year. You can fill out the Re-enrollment Form electronically on Skyward or turn it a physical copy to the front office. The Re- enrollment Form must be accompanied by proof of residency. Due date to turn in the form is January 25, 2019.

Thank you

Dear parents/guardians:

Saturday tutorials for ELA and Math courses will begin on Saturday, January 19, 2019. There will be two sessions held, one from 8:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. You will be receiving a tutorial parent notification letter with more details via mail if your scholar is listed to participate in these tutorials. These tutorials are MANDATORY and they are an opportunity for your son/daughter to receive intensive instruction in a small group setting.  We ask that parents support us with attendance to tutorials as the tutorials will be of great benefit to your son/daughter.  If you have any questions, please contact your child’s tutorial teacher.

Note: Students with inappropriate behavior on Saturday Tutorials will be penalized and parents will be contacted to pick up student


Estimados padres/tutores:

Los tutoriales del sábado para los cursos de ELA y Matemáticas comenzarán el sábado 19 de enero de 2019. Se realizarán dos sesiones, una de 8:00 a.m. -10: 00 a.m. y 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Recibirá una carta de notificación de tutoría para padres con más detalles por correo si su estudiante está en la lista para participar en estos tutoriales. Estos tutoriales son OBLIGATORIOS y son una oportunidad para que su hijo / a reciba instrucción intensiva en un grupo pequeño. Pedimos que los padres nos apoyen asistiendo a las tutorías ya que las tutorías serán de gran beneficio para su hijo / a. Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con el maestro de tutoría de su hijo.

Nota: los estudiantes con comportamiento inapropiado los sábados serán penalizados y se contactará a los padres para que recojan al estudiante

You’re invited to take our website survey to find out if our website is meeting your needs. At Harmony, we want to be “in touch” with our community, so opening a feedback mechanism is a great way for you to participate in making decisions about the future of our work.

In this case, we need your valuable opinions on the design and overall usability of the site for our upcoming redesign.

It’s easy to take part in the survey and should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete!

All we ask is that you be open and honest and give us your feelings on the website.

You don’t have to be a graphic designer, communications specialist, or even a web-developer to give feedback, all we want is your opinion as a website user – this will help us improve our communications and give us a chance to hear your ideas too!

Click on the link below to take the survey immediately.

Digital Ecosystem Team

Website Survey

Harmony Gifted & Talented Education

 

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students, Harmony Public Schools will begin taking referrals for all interested students in grades K-12 for gifted and talented screening.

Anyone interested in the educational welfare of these students may nominate them for assessment. Students in grades 2 & up who were tested in the Fall 2018 are not eligible to test in Spring 2019. Referral forms are available at the front office and on the school’s web site.

Referral Form (English)
Referral Form (Spanish)

The referral forms must be returned to the front office by Friday, February 8, 2019.

The 2019 Spring GT testing window is February 11, 2019 – March 29, 2019.

For more information about the screening and identification process, parents may contact the school’s GT Coach/teacher.

HSA HAWKS,
We have a winter break challenge for you. Check to see what challenges are assigned to you along with the incentives for them.
Don’t miss out the awards as most of your peers earn them.
Dear HSA Family,
Last day of Semester 1 for students is December 20th and it is a full day. Classes will resume January 8th.
Front office will be open December 21st from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM and on January 7th from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Our school is closed from December 22nd through January 6th.
Science Fair Awards Ceremony will be held on:
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
4:00-5:00 PM

National Geographic’s Science Fair movie screening.

Scholars and parents are invited to attend a free screening of this award-winning movie.

Concessions will be available for sale.

December 19, 2018 from 4PM to 5:30PM.

Scholar of the Month

Karyme Chapa- 6th
Rodrigo Gonzalez – 7th
Karla Martinez- 8th
Teacher of the Month
Mr. C. Castillo

PTO Meeting
Thursday, Dec. 13 2018
4:00- 5:00 PM
You can make a difference.

Harmony Public Schools joins the country in mourning the loss of President George H.W. Bush, a leader known as the “education president” for his tireless devotion to America’s schoolchildren.

A statewide Day of Mourning has been declared by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, to allow Texans to pay their respects to President Bush. All Harmony Public School campuses will remain open and operating on their regular schedule on this date.

Dear HSA Parents/Guardians,
Please be advised HSA Laredo students will be taking their District Assessment #2 in December 2018 for the following subjects/dates:
 
  • Dec. 12, Wednesday:  7th Writing, Algebra-I EOC  

  • Dec. 13, Thursday: 6-8th Reading

  • Dec. 14, Friday:  6-8th Mathematics

  • Dec. 17, Monday: 8th Social Studies

  • Dec. 18, Tuesday:  8th Science

 
Testing begins at 8:00am. Please encourage your child to do his/her best in order for HSA Laredo to provide the most meaningful instruction & intervention for him/her.
 
For other classes/subjects, please speak with your child’s teacher with regards to other assessments/tests.

Dear parents/ guardians:

Our goal is to provide the best education to our scholars and to accomplish this we would like to challenge our scholars with a Thanksgiving study plan. Please find below HSA Laredo Thanksgiving Break & Software Appreciation Plan.

Please contact your scholar’s teacher if you have any further questions.

Estimados padres / tutores:

Nuestro objetivo es brindar la mejor educación a nuestros estudiantes y para lograr esto, nos gustaría desafiar a nuestros estudiantes con un plan de estudio durante el receso de Acción de Gracias. El siguiente es el plan que tenemos para nuestros estudiantes.

Por favor, póngase en contacto con el profesor de su hijo/a si tiene alguna otra pregunta.

HSA Parents,

We will be selling the following yearbooks at $5.00 each. 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2016-2017. Our 2017-2018 yearbook will sell for $25.00. if you are interested, please stop by the front office to make your purchase. Limited quantities available. Thank you

Dear Parents and Students,

There will be no school on Friday Nov 09, 2018 for students, but we will have meet the teacher night from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM on campus.

 

Estimados padres  de familia y alumnos,
No habrá clases el viernes 9 de noviembre para los estudiantes, pero nos reuniremos con la noche de maestros de 3:30 pm a 6:00 pm en el campus.

HSA-Dear Parents,

We invite you to join us for our annual “Coffee Talks”. This event will take place on Tuesday, November 6th for 6th grade and Thursday, November 8th for 7th and 8th grade from 9:30 am – 10:30 am. We will have our Principal and Assistant Principals available to answer any questions you may have and address any concerns as well. We will be providing coffee and pastries. Hope to see you here!

Dear Parents,

Come join us for coffee and cookies.

November 15, 2018 at 5:30 PM

Dear Parents and Students,

Join us in our Annual Fall Festival 2018!

November 16, 2018

Where: School Parking Lot

Time: 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Dear parents,

HSA will be hosting a fundraiser to support the campus activity fund and we need your help! We are excited to offer Deanan Gourmet Popcorn! We are asking for help from each of our scholars to sell a minimum of 10 bags of popcorn. Cost of each bag of popcorn will be $2.00 for a total of $20.00. Please keep in mind that if a scholar wishes to sell more than 10 bags they may do so.

Money raised will be used towards the purchases of incentives that are awarded to scholars. Scholars earn these incentives based on their attendance, academic success and progress.

If you wish to have your child participate, please fill out the attached form and return it to the front office with Ms. Sanchez.

We thank you in advance for your assistance and participation!

Popcorn Sign-up Form

Dear HSA Parents/Guardians,
 
Below you may find links to both our District and Campus Parental Engagement Policies.  We invite you to review these documents in order to provide feedback  for our Comprehensive Needs Assessment and Campus Continuous Improvement Plan meetings which will begin in Spring 2019.    All HSA Parents/guardians are welcome to join these meetings.  In these meetings we identify needs/strengths for our campus based on data, and then create the Campus Improvement Plan for 2019-2020.  Meeting Dates and Times to-be-announced for Spring 2019.

We're Hiring

Harmony Public Schools is recruiting talented, compassionate bilingual teachers dedicated to helping every student succeed. Harmony offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a commitment to excellence in the classroom.

Interested applicants may read the job description, or apply online.

Dear HSA Parents,

Students will have their annual picture day on Monday, October 29, 2018. Students need to be in complete uniform for the picture. If you have any questions or concerns you may contact our office at 956-712-1177. Thank you

Harmony Science Academy is teaming up with Feed My Starving Children Organization in an effort to pack food that will go to children around the world.
We are looking for 500 volunteers for this event.
Event
Feed My Starving Children
Oct. 26, 2018 from 6-8 pm
Oct 27, 2018 from  8:00 am – 6:00 pm
H.S.A. Cafeteria
All volunteers must register online
Dear HSA Scholars and Parents/Guardians:
 
Please be advised that 8th Grade Scholars will take the PSAT 8/9 Exam from College Board on Wednesday October 10, 2018, 8:00am.  Scholars are to abide by the same school rules as any other day and must be in dress code as per the Parent/Student Handbook.  Electronic devices will be picked up and confiscated if necessary.  Test results may be voided if rules are not followed and scholars may receive school consequences.
 
Scholars are not to take any books/notebooks/backpacks/etc into the testing rooms.  They will go back to regular schedule at 12:40pm for lunch.
 
Classroom rosters will be posted on the cafeteria windows in order for scholars to find their assigned testing rooms