There will be no school on Friday, September 20th due to staff development.

ATTENTION PARENTS
For the safety of our students we have a dismissal
and pick up policy.

Reminder that students are to be picked up NO
LATER than 30 MINUTES after dismissal time.
Parents cannot park at surrounding businesses to wait for
students. Businesses have complained and will TOW
vehicles.

Clubs & Practices
Students need to be picked up within 10 MINUTES of
the club/practice/games ending.

Please complete student walk forms if students are
allowed to walk off campus after school.

For more detailed information on our Dismissal Policies,
please refer to the Student & Parent Handbook.

Come join us at McDonalds on Marbach, tomorrow from 4PM-8PM. 20 percent of the proceeds go to the Class of 2020 and 100 percent of all cookie sales go to Class of 2020. So plan on having dinner with us. McDonalds on Marbach has donated thousands of dollars to our school so let’s show our support to them and make this the biggest showing ever!

Here are the Lunch and Breakfast Menu’s for HSA.

HARMONY BREAKFAST_September 2019

Harmony Lunch_September 2019

We are having issues with our phone lines and are currently working to correct the issue. Thank you for your patience.

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students, Harmony Public Schools will begin taking referrals for kindergarten and newly-enrolled students in grades 1-12 for gifted and talented screening. Anyone interested in the educational welfare of these students may refer them for assessment.

Referral forms are available at the front office and on the school’s web site. Here are the links for the forms;

Parent GT Referral Form in English

Parent GT Referral Form in Spanish

The forms must be returned to the front office by Friday, September 27, 2019. G/T assessment period will take place in October.

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

 

Senior meeting has been changed due the Meet the Teacher event being rescheduled and it would be impossible to be at Mcdonald’s senior fundraiser and the meeting. Meeting will be Thursday, September 5th at 6PM.

Come join us for Meet the Teacher Night on September 11, 2019, 4pm – 6pm.

DEAR PARENTS:
You are Cordially Invited to Attend the
Harmony Science Academy – San Antonio
Title I Parent and Family Engagement Meeting

When: September 4, 2019
Session 1: 4 pm
Session 2: 5 pm
Where: Large Cafeteria

Goal/Purpose: Review, evaluate and update/develop Written Parent and Family Engagement (PFE) Policy and the School-Parent Compact

Agenda Items:
Title I Program Presentation
Review and evaluate last year’s PFE Policy and School-Parent Compact
Jointly develop PFE Policy and Compact for current year
School’s Curriculum, Academic Performance
Comments, Q&A

In Harmony’s continued effort to build stronger relationships between our campus and your family, We encourage you to take advantage of our Home Visit program. To receive your own home visit, please click the link and fill out the form below. http://shorturl.at/gqAC1

Come join us for Meet the Teacher Night on September 11, 2019, 4pm – 6pm.

 

Harmony Science Academy and it’s district received A Rating by the Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Advance Academic Parent Night – Come learn more about our college readiness programs. August 22nd at 5:30PM inside the HSA Cafeteria. We will have a UT Austin Representative on site to answer your questions. (see flyers for more details)

 

 

Here is the 2019-2020 bell schedule.   It will remain the same as last school year.

Dear Harmony Parent,
Harmony Public Schools would like to remind you of an important change in the after-school child care program at your student’s campus.
Beginning Aug. 1, the campus after-school care program will be administered by the Harmony Education Foundation, rather than by our previous provider. Pricing will remain the same.
The Harmony Education Foundation (HEF) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization founded to support the Harmony mission of providing free, high-quality STEM education to all students.
The Foundation’s support includes scholarships to Harmony graduates; grants to community-based and philanthropic Harmony classroom programs; Harmony teacher grants; scholarships to current students with financial needs; micro-grants to Harmony teachers creating innovations and improvements to Harmony learning; grants to Harmony campuses; and most recently, the readiness and ability to take on a childcare program at our Harmony campuses.
The most significant distinction between the past and the present child care systems is that should the new daycare programs generate revenues exceeding program costs, those funds will be directed back to Harmony Public Schools projects to provide enriched opportunities for Harmony students, teachers, and alumni.
As with any transition we expect that there will be initial challenges but being on the same team, the Foundation and Harmony will work together to minimize that possibility.
For more information about enrolling your child in the Harmony Education Foundation after-school program, visit https://www.harmonyed.org or email mike@harmonyed.org.
Thank you.
Harmony Public Schools

2019-2020 Traffic Flow Map

School Cafe is up for Lunch Applications for school year 2019-2020.
Parents please visit www.SchoolCafe.com to submit Lunch application for school year 2019-2020.

ATTENTION SENIORS –
CLASS OF 2020 Don’t miss out on the College Application Boot Camp on July 29th and 30th, this Monday and Tuesday.. Improve your chances of getting accepted into your dream college / University. Pizza will be provided. Here is the link to register : https://forms.gle/1LNxzz1MQAXpTEeX7

Keep up to date with all of our activities and take a look at our past successful events.  Don’t forget to support our students and leave us a positive review / recommendation.

ORIENTATION DATES:
MIDDLE SCHOOL :
Friday, August 2nd
1st Session 9 am – 12 pm
(Teacher Break (12‐1 pm)
2nd Session
1 pm – 4 pm

HIGH SCHOOL :
Monday, August 5th
1st Session 9 am – 12 pm
(Teacher Break 12‐1 pm)
2nd Session
1 pm – 4 pm

Parents must attend one of the assigned times due to presentations. If you have siblings you may attend only one session for both students. Please arrive on time for the presentation.
Introductions will begin at start time of orientation.  All of the forms for orientation are located in the link below.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_JB4TUFg87b96NsBMA1iHmOXg_r2I3BX?usp=sharing

Here is the basic school supply list for High School and Middle School. There may be additional items that your child will need that will be included on the syllabus they will receive on the first day of school.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/16YU9CIUoBmxzOjZWZEbqeUvuD5LHCN17/view?usp=sharing

 

2019-2020 Middle / High School Supply List

 

 

1 – BACKPACK

2 – #2 PENCILS

1 – MECHANICAL PENCILS (pack)

2 – BLACK INK PENS (pack)

1 – PACKAGE COLORED PENCILS (12 count)

1 – COLORED MARKERS (pack)

1 – RULER (including metric measure)

1 – HIGHLIGHTER (multicolor pack)

1 – ZIPPER BINDER

4 – 2” BINDER (suggest varied colors)

1 – PACKAGE NOTEBOOK FILLER PAPER (WIDE RULE; 300 count package)

1 – PACKAGE 10 DIVIDER PAGES FOR BINDER

1 – PACKAGE GRAPHING PAPER – QUAD (for geometry/engineering/science students)

8 – SINGLE SUBJECT WIDE RULE SPIRALS (suggest varied colors)

6 – BRAD FOLDERS W/POCKETS (suggest varied colors)

1 – SCISSORS (round blunt tip)

1 – PENCIL SHARPENER

2 – COMPOSITION BOOKS

1 – PENCIL / PEN POUCH (for binder)

4 – KLEENEX (tissues boxes)

2 – HAND SANITIZER (bottles)

1 – CLOROX WIPES (cleaner)

 

OPTIONAL ITEMS

USB FLASH DRIVE – LUNCH BAG  – *(MIDDLE SCHOOL) TEXAS INSTRUMENTS CALCULATOR

 

If student is taking ART (see below)

1 – 9X12 SKETCH BOOK

1 – 10 pack PENCILS

2 – PLASTIC ERASERS

 

*Parents should replace / replenish supplies as needed during the school year.

  • PE uniforms, school uniforms and other purchases will be available at Orientation.
  • Elective classes and Pathway courses may have additional minimum requirements and will be included in the syllabus provided on the first day of school.
  • Items may be required by individual departments, including:

subject 3-ring 1 ½” binders (thus the students would have multiples)

index cards (bound or loose)

glue sticks (4)

page protectors (10 count package)

protractor

 

“We are very happy to continue to reward our staff for their dedication to excellence,” said Fatih Ay, CEO of Harmony Public Schools. “Every year our 34,000 plus students consistently exceed state education standards. Our teacher’s hard work is recognized annually by major publications, such as US News Best High Schools, and noted children’s advocacy groups.”

In addition to a base salary increase of between $3,500 & $5,000, teachers will be awarded a stipend of $1,000 if they have between 5 and 9 years of classroom experience. Those with more than 10 years’ experience will receive $2,000. “We see this as an investment not only in our teachers but in our students as well,” Ay said.

The new salary schedule follows Governor Greg Abbott’s signing of the $11.5 Billion school finance reform package. Harmony chose to target additional funding into pay & benefits for teachers and staff. These increases have been presented to the HPS Board of Directors, and will be up for approval after receiving regulations from TEA.

Harmony Proposed Pay Increases

Need help finding your child’s scores? Follow the attached instructions. Either have the Social Security number ready or their S Code.

HSA will accept the volunteer hours that you earn at the YMCA

Looking for something for your teens to do this summer? Why not have them volunteer at the YMCA and in return they will receive a FREE membership for the summer.

This program runs June 1st through August 31st. Teens will be required to complete 3 volunteer hours per week to be eligible for the FREE membership.

Parents and teens interested in this summer program should attend an information session Saturday, June 8th at 10am for more details.

Harmony Science Academy Summer Reading List 6th-8th grades.

https://drive.google.com/…/15rLSaYDTUkuzFd9LTydYzY7B9…/view…

 

Harmony Science Academy Summer Reading List High School 9th-12th grade.

https://drive.google.com/…/161XJpapzYYJL6NteYP8Sq1E6L…/view…

Here is the photo gallery by Lisa Mendez, for the 2018-2019 Senior Graduation.  No password is needed, just enter your email.

https://lisamendezphotography.shootproof.com/gallery/9479675/

Healthy Summer Meals For Kids

Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. Use the mapping tool below to find a site near you.

STARTING JUNE 1, FIND A NEARBY MEAL SITE AND HOURS OF OPERATION

1 Call 211

2 Text* FOODTX to 877-877, or

3 Visit SummerFood.org

 

Mapping tool: https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

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Nuestros niños necesitan comida nutritiva para aprender, crecer y prosperar—incluso cuando no hay escuela. Bajo el Programa de Servicios de Alimentos para Niños durante el Verano, los niños de 18 años de edad o menores pueden seguir comiendo comida saludable durante todo el verano, sin costo. Solo tienen que ir a un sitio de comida que participe en el programa.

A PARTIR DEL 1 DE JUNIO BUSQUE UN SITIO DE COMIDA CERCANO Y LAS HORAS DE OPERACIÓN

1 Llame al 211

2 Envíe un mensaje de texto* COMIDA al 877–877, o

3 Visite SummerFood.org

 

Mapping tool: https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

 

 

Parent Information Rack Card

Are you or do you know somebody that would be interested in a career with Harmony Public Schools? We will be holding a Job Fair, Wednesday May 29th from 8AM-6PM at our Cluster Office located at 6812 Alamo Downs Parkway SA TX 78238. Email with any questions : HRSA@HARMONYTX.ORG (210)-267-9954