CALLING SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES!
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Location: Harmony Science Academy – Pflugerville 1421 Wells Branch Pkwy #200, Pflugerville, TX 78660
Join us Wednesday, January 23rd for our most anticipated annual Harmony Public Schools Austin District Science Fair! HPS Austin middle and high school students will present their science investigations to a panel of judges from 1:00 – 3:00PM. The public is welcomed to view the student’s projects after that time. At 4:30PM the Awards Ceremony will begin to announce the category winners that will then advance to the city-wide science fair.
Are you interested in volunteering as a judge? We welcome you! Please sign-up here!
12:00 -12:30 Lunch *
12:30 -1:00 Judging Procedures
1:00 – 3:00 Project Judging
*Judges will need to arrive by 12pm to review judging procedures. Lunch will be provided.
Judges are free to leave after all project judging has been completed. We invite our judges to join us for the remainder of the program and Award Ceremony.
3:00 – 4:30 Public Display
4:30 – 5:15 Awards Ceremony
5:15 – 5:30 Project Pick Up
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.
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Re-Enrollment for 2019-2020 School Year has begun, Save your Spot Today!
YOUR CLASS CAN WIN A PIZZA PARTY!
Re-Enrollment season has begun for the 2019-2020 school year! Notices and re-enrollment forms will be sent out to all students this week.
*Please note that the notice and application both state that proof of residency is required when turning in.The front office is not allowed to accept the application without the proper proof of residency.
Once student has turned in completed forms, they will be able to wear jeans every day until Friday, January 25th!
The FIRST class that turns in ALL their re-enrollment forms completed (Re Enrollment & Proof of Residency) will be able to pick one reward to from the following: Donut Party, Pizza Party, Free Dress or Pajama Day!
The final deadline for Re-Enrollment forms is January 24th. Please follow the 2 step verification process and contact the front office if you have any questions at (512) 300-0895.
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.
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.
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.
The open enrollment period for new Harmony Public Schools students is approaching fast.
Open Enrollment for campuses statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10 for students wishing to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester.
What is Harmony?
Harmony Public Schools is a system of exceptional PreK-12 college-preparatory charter schools in Texas, specializing inScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Harmony has 56 schools in communities across Texas, including Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso and in neighborhoods everywhere in between. Click here to find a campus near you.
What comes with a Harmony Public Schools education?
The Harmony Public Schools system is frequently recognized as one of the best school systems in Texas for its well-rounded curriculum with a special emphasis on STEM education.
In 2018, six of districts received ‘A’ ratings from the Texas Education Agency on its annual state accountability ratings. The TEA also found that all of Harmony’s campuses earned a “Met Standard” rating in its 2018 STARR testing.
Harmony also has a 100 percent college acceptance rate system-wide among our graduating seniors.
What is our enrollment process?
Open enrollment for Harmony Public Schools statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10. Our application and instructions for submission can be found online or at any of our campus offices. In the event the number of qualified applicants exceeds the maximum enrollment at any campus, a lottery is held at the end of February to fairly fill the available openings.
Find out more …
To find out more about our admissions process, including information about selection process and required application materials, please visit harmonytx.org/admissions.php
- Follow the driver’s instructions at all times.
- Please enter and leave the vehicle in an orderly manner.
- Keep feet, books, instrument cases, and other objects out of the aisle.
- Do not deface the vehicle or its equipment.
- Do not put head, hands, arms, legs, or any object out of any window, or throw objects inside or outside of the vehicle.
- Do not possess or use any form of tobacco on school buses.
- Observe all the usual classroom rules.
- Stay seated while the vehicle is moving.
- Fasten seat belts, if available.
- Wait for the driver’s signal before leaving, or crossing in front of the vehicle.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICE REQUESTS
Hello Parents, HSI is now offering buses for students to help our families with transportation for both morning and afternoon. You can call the front office at 512-300-0895, for more information and to sign up your student up today!
Every Campus Received a “Met Standard” Rating!
The Seven Harmony Districts Received six “A”s and one “B” Rating:
Hello HSI Families, please see the following important dates for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.
Orientation, Monday, August 6, 2018, 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm – 5:00pm Take care of school paperwork, purchase uniforms
· Meet the Teacher Night: Friday, August 10, 2018, 5:00pm-6:00pm
· First day of school for students is August 15, 2018
· Classes start at 8:00am and end at 3:15 pm, breakfast at 7:30am
The front office is open from 7:30am-3:30pm Monday thru Friday if you have any questions, stop by and visit. If you have not turned in paperwork for next please do so as soon as possible.
School Supply List can be found in the links below, click to open the school supply list!
When the School Year Ends, Summer Meals begin!
Our children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive — even when school is out.
With the Summer Food Service Program, children and teens ages 18 and younger can continue to eat healthy throughout the summer at no cost, just by showing up at a participating meal site.
STARTING JUNE 1, FIND A NEARBY MEAL SITE AND HOURS OF OPERATION:
- Call 211, or
- Text* FOODTX to 877-877, or
- Visit SummerFood.org
No form of identification is required, kids simply show up.
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
* You will only be sent information needed to find meals sites. Your personal information will not be shared.
This product was funded by USDA. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
CUANDO TERMINA EL AÑO ESCOLAR, ¡COMIENZAN LAS COMIDAS DE VERANO!
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:
- Llame al 211, o
- Envíe un mensaje de texto* FOODTX al 877–877, o
- Visite SummerFood.org
Los niños solo tienen que ir al sitio. No se requiere ningún tipo de identificación.
El Programa de Servicio de Alimentos para Niños durante el Verano está administrado por el Texas Department of Agriculture.
*Solo se le enviará la información que necesitará para encontrar los sitios de comer. Sus datos personales no serán compartidos.
Este producto fue financiado por USDA. Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.