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UPDATE: All school athletics for tonight are being cancelled including practices. Other after-school clubs and tutorials will continue as scheduled.

Todos los deportes escolares para esta noche están cancelados incluyendo prácticas. Otros clubes extraescolares y tutoriales continuará seguirán como programado.

City of Austin Boil Notice

Boil Advisory

Harmony Public Schools Austin is aware of the City of Austin boil alert and each affected campus is taking precautions to ensure every student has access to clean water. Water fountains on campus will be out of service until further notice and we ask parents if they could provide a daily water bottle with clean drinking water for their student. We are working to provide supplementary water bottles with clean drinking water when necessary. We are also taking donations of water at the following locations:

Harmony Science Academy – Pflugerville
1421 W. Wells Branch Pkwy Suite #200, Texas 78660

Harmony Science Academy – Austin
930 East Rundberg Lane Austin, Texas 78753

Harmony School of Science – Austin
11800 Stonehollow Dr. Suite 100 Austin, Texas 78758

Harmony School of Endeavor – Austin
13415 FM 620 N Austin, Texas 78717

Harmony School of Innovation – Austin
2124 East St. Elmo Rd. A, Austin, Texas 78744

Harmony School of Excellence – Austin
2100 East St. Elmo Rd. Austin, Texas 78744

Student lunches at HPS Austin are provided by Revolution Foods. The food provided by the catering company is safe and have not been affected by the water boil notice. Please review the following statement by Revolution Foods’ Quality Assurance Manager: “We want to assure you that all the food consumed by students is prepared in our Houston Culinary Center, and a day prior to consumption. Hand washing is safe and staff have been informed to review proper procedure, and will not impact students.”

HPS Austin is currently running on a regular schedule and we are continuing to monitor the Austin Water Utility information. Please continue to send your students to school. The City of Austin is uncertain when this boil water notice will end but we will communicate to our parents any updates.

For more information and frequently asked questions about boil water notices visit http://www.austintexas.gov/boilH2O. Please follow our Facebook page @hpsaustin for up to date information.

Thank you,
Clarissa Davila
HPS Austin Director of Public Relations

Open enrollment begins soon

Open Enrollment 2018 - 2019 begins Thursday November 1st, 2018

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

School Transportation Information

School Bus

 


TRANSPORTATION RULES

 

  1. Follow the driver’s instructions at all times.
  2. Please enter and leave the vehicle in an orderly manner.
  3. Keep feet, books, instrument cases, and other objects out of the aisle.
  4. Do not deface the vehicle or its equipment.
  5. Do not put head, hands, arms, legs, or any object out of any window, or throw objects inside or outside of the vehicle.
  6. Do not possess or use any form of tobacco on school buses.
  7. Observe all the usual classroom rules.
  8. Stay seated while the vehicle is moving.
  9. Fasten seat belts, if available.
  10. Wait for the driver’s signal before leaving, or crossing in front of the vehicle.

 

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE REQUESTS

Harmony School of Endeavor – Austin
Harmony School of Excellence – Austin
Harmony School of Innovation – Austin
Harmony School of Science – Austin
Harmony Science Academy – Austin

Detailed Bus Route Information

Looking for Transportation Information

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!

 

2018 STAAR Test Results

2018 STAAR Test Results: Every Campus Received a "Met Standard" Rating | The Seven Harmony Districts Received six "A"s and one "B" Rating.

Every Campus Received a “Met Standard” Rating!

The Seven Harmony Districts Received six “A”s and one “B” Rating:

Harmony Public Schools Recognized By TEA as Best in Class

2018-2019 School Year–Important Dates

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!

1st grade School Supply List 2nd Grade School Supply List 3rd Grade School Supply List 4th Grade School Supply 5th Grade School Supply List Kinder School Supply List PK School Supply List

HPS Austin District 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Click here to download HPS Austin District 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Healthy Summer Meals for Kids

Healthy Summer Meals for Kids

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:

  1. Call 211, or
  2. Text* FOODTX to 877-877, or
  3. 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.

COMIDAS SALUDABLES PARA NIÑOS EN EL VERANO

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:

  1. Llame al 211, o
  2. Envíe un mensaje de texto* FOODTX al 877–877, o
  3. 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.

District Wellness Committee Meeting

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED: DISTRICT WELLNESS COMMITTEE MEETING

 

Harmony Public Schools – Austin District recognizes that good nutrition and regular physical activity affect the health and well-being of our students, including their ability to learn. We are looking for parents, community members, students, local businesses in forming District Wellness Committee.

If you are a student, a parent, a community member, or a staff interested in school wellness and would like to be a part of the district’s Wellness Committee meeting, and or would like to participate in ongoing development, implementation, periodic review and update of our school wellness policy, you are very welcome to participate in our District Wellness Committee meeting, which will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, May, 21st, 2018, at the HSA Pflugerville campus.

HSA Pflugerville | 1421 Wells Branch Pkwy, Suite 200, Pflugerville, TX 78660

Please contact Adam Okur, Child Nutrition Coordinator (hokur@harmonytx.org) for further details.

HPS-Austin Wellness Committee Meeting PDF

Campus Improvement Plan

Parents, please join us for our annual CIP (Campus Improvement Plan) meeting on 3/9/18 at 1:00pm! We will be discussing and reviewing data from our Campus Needs Assessment meetings. We hope to see you there!

 

 

CIP Campus Improvement Plan meeting March 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

CIP Campus Improvement Plan meeting March 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

Padres, únanse a nuestra reunión anual de CIP (Plan de Mejoramiento del Campus) el 9/9/18 a la 1:00 p.m. Discutiremos y revisaremos los datos de nuestras reuniones de evaluación de necesidades del campus. ¡Esperamos verlos ahí!

 

Mock STAAR

Mock STAAR testing will be held February 22nd and 23rd for 2nd grade, 21st and 22nd for 3rd grade and 21st-23rd for 4th and 5th grades . During these testing days (2/21-2/23) our campus will be closed to visitors until the end of the school day. To set your child up for success, please arrive on time, get plenty of sleep the nights before the test, and eat breakfast at home or at school.  Thank you for your support!

Las pruebas simuladas de STAAR se llevarán a cabo el 22 y 23 de febrero para 2. ° grado, 21  y 22  para 3. ° grado y 21 -23  para 4. ° y 5. ° grado. Durante estos días de prueba (2 / 21-2 / 23) nuestro campus estará cerrado a los visitantes hasta el final del día escolar. Para preparar a su hijo para el éxito, llegue a tiempo, duerma lo suficiente las noches antes del examen y desayune en casa o en la escuela. ¡Gracias por tu apoyo!

Black History Month

This February, as we celebrate Black History Month, we will celebrate and honor the exceptional achievements made by those before us.
Let’s take the time to acknowledge and reflect on the sacrifices and courageous acts of the African-American community and remember that we are better and greater together.

 

Este febrero, cuando celebremos el Mes de la Historia Afroamericana, celebraremos y honraremos los logros excepcionales de aquellos que nos precedieron.

Tomemos el tiempo para reconocer y reflexionar sobre los sacrificios y los actos valientes de la comunidad afroamericana y recordar que somos mejores y más grandes juntos.

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Parent Academy

HPS Austin will be organizing a Parent Academy at the following locations;

1.HSE Austin Campus (2100 E St Elmo Rd, Austin, TX 78744)​ on ​Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 am-12:00 ​p​m

2.HSAPf Campus (1421 Wells Branch Pkwy, Pflugerville, TX 78660) on Saturday,April 28th from 9:00 am-12:00 p​m

This Parent Academy is for you, our parents, to come and receive training in subjects like STAAR testing, anti-bullying, health insurance, finance, literacy, voter registration and much more! It is our goal that the Parent Academy will empower our parents with the skills and resources they need to strengthen their children’s educational success. *​Child care will be provided​ for children between 4 years old and 12 years old​.​ We would like to ask your opinion about which topics you would like to see covered at the Parent Academy. Please complete the following​ short survey by Friday, February 2, so we can have your input on planning the event.

English Survey

HPS Austin organizará una Academia para Padres en las siguientes escuelas:

1.HSE Austin Campus (2100 E St Elmo Rd, Austin, TX 78744). Sabado, 7 de Abril de 9:00 am-12:00 am

2.HSAPf Campus (1421 Wells Branch Pkwy, Pflugerville, TX 78660).Sabado 28 de Abril de 9:00 am-12:00 am

¡Esta Academia para Padres es para que usted, nuestros padres, venga y reciba capacitación en materias como el examen STAAR, anti-bullying, seguro de salud, finanzas, alfabetización, registro de votantes y mucho más! Nuestro objetivo es que la Academia para Padres capacite a nuestros padres con las habilidades y los recursos que necesitan para fortalecer el éxito educativo de sus hijos.
* Tenga en cuenta que se proporcionará cuidado de niños. (Entre 4 años y 12 años) Nos gustaría preguntar su opinión sobre los temas que le gustaría ver cubiertos en la Academia para Padres.
Complete la breve encuesta antes del viernes 2 de febrero para que podamos tener su opinión sobre la planificación del evento. ¡Gracias!

Encuesta 

 

Open enrollment begins soon for the 2019 - 2020 School Year!

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