Make sure your voice is heard: text "HARMONYPROUD" TO 55222 to volunteer and learn more!

 

The 2019 Legislative session is underway and public education reform is among the top priorities! Make sure your voice is heard by becoming a Harmony Parent Advocate. Text “HARMONYPROUD” to 55222 to volunteer or learn more.

¡La sesión legislativa de 2019 está en marcha y la reforma de la educación pública está entre las principales prioridades! Asegúrese de que su voz sea escuchada al convertirse en un defensor de padres de Harmony. Envíe “SOYHARMONY” al 55222 para ofrecerse como voluntario u obtener más información.

HSS-Austin will present its annual Science Fair on Friday, January 25th. We look forward to viewing the wonderful projects that our students have created.

Project Judging – 3:15 pm

Parent viewing – 3:45 pm

Awards Ceremony – 4:30 pm

* Now accepting Science Fair Judges – Sign up on VOLY (HSS-Austin Science Fair Judge) today! *

 

 

 

You are invited to attend an ESL Parent Breakfast on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 8:00-9:00am. Please RSVP to Mrs. Cox at: coloma.cox@harmonytx.org.

Hope to see you there!

Queridos Padres,

Estan invitados asistir un desayuno de Padres de ESL el jueves 24 de enero, 2019 a las 8:00 a.m. hasta 9:00 a.m. Porfavor de responder a la Sra Cox coloma.cox@harmonytx.org

Esperamos ver los!

 

In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday there will be a student and staff holiday on Monday, January 21st. Enjoy your long weekend.

 

 

CALLING SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES!
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Location: Harmony Science Academy – Pflugerville 1421 Wells Branch Pkwy #200, Pflugerville, TX 78660
Time: 12:00-3:00pm

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!

Schedule below:
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.

Digital Ecosystem Team

Website Survey

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

Our Awards Assembly for the First Semester awards of achievement will be on Friday January 18th. Each awards assembly is scheduled for 30 minutes with a few minutes in between for transition time. You may contact your student’s homeroom teacher for more information.

Assembly Schedule:

8:00 am – Kindergarten

8:45 am – 1st grade

9:30 am – 2nd grade

1:00 pm – 3rd grade

1:40 pm – 4th grade

2:15 pm – 5th grade

Tutorials will begin the week of Monday, January 14th.  All tutorial information was sent home in student’s report card envelope. Please note that it is very important for students to consistently attend their scheduled tutorial session for success. If you have any other questions regarding tutorials, please contact your student’s teacher.

 

We’d like to apologize to our HSS-Austin families and staff for the cancellation of the Winter Concert on Friday, December 7th due to the expected weather concerns. We have secured a new date with New Life which will now be on Friday, January 11th at 5:30pm.

This year we’ll be off campus at a nearby venue to hold our concert for the comfort and space of our students and families to accommodate one winter wondrous event. Please make note of the address and parking information below:

HSS-Austin Winter Concert – Friday, December 7th – 5:30pm

Location:  New Life Austin, 3200 Century Park Blvd, Austin, TX 78727

Directions/Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/BAgJqzJFfDx

 

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.