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2018 High School Summer Program (9-12)



Cinco De Mayo Festival Event

Would you like to perform for the on May 25th?
We are accepting dedicated participants who are willing to learn Norteno-cumbia and bachata dances.
Auditions will be held in Room 101 on Friday, April 20th at 3:30 pm. Contact Sarai Rosales to join.

STAAR EOC, School Day SAT, & AP Exams dates

Dear Parents and or Guardians,

Please note that the STAAR EOC, School Day SAT, & AP Exams dates are:

April 10, 2018- English I & School Day SAT
April 12, 2018- English II
May 7, 2018 – May 18, 2018- AP Exams
May 8, 2018- Biology
May 9, 2018- Algebra I
May 10, 2018- U.S. History

Skyward Mobile App is now available!

Dear Parents/Guardians,

 

 We are pleased to announce that the Skyward Mobile App for parents is now available to download from the Apple or Google App Store for smartphone and tablet devices.

You will now have access to your child’s student information while on the move.  Mobile versions of Family access and Student access will keep you fully informed, with immediate access to alert information, schedules grades and more.

Please see the instructions attached at this link: (attach the pdf file link here or embed PDF into the article)

 

If you need assistance with your login information, please reach out to us at 713-640-5581

 

Skyward Set-up Guide Link


Junior SAT PRACTICE TEST ON SATURDAYS!!

Dear Juniors,

 

As we announced before, We are going to have 3 practice exams on Saturdays to help you to prepare for the Actual SAT that you will take on April 10th at school.

To increase the participation, we decided to give free transportation to Six Flags trip to students who will attend all of the exams. By attending the tests students can save around $20 from the cost of the trip.

The tests will start at 9 am and end around 1pm. We will be using Mr. Gulle’s room (241)

Here are the dates,

March 24thSaturday

March 31thSaturday and

April 7th, Saturday

Please go to the following link and do the RSVP by Friday, March 23rd.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScT_aAw1RqBAV2eqa3rIASx9tokaQELIffaQp2MTzRQuFXyyQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

Please come and take the advantage of the practices.

 

 

Thanks,

Invitation to the Annual Language and Culture Competition

Please Join Us!

Please Join Us!

Dear Parent/Guardian,
We are proud to announce and invite you and your family to join us for the annual language and culture competition final.
Students will perform in singing, poetry, and folk dance…

Annual Language & Culture Competition

Monday, March 5th 2018 | 1:00PM
Multipurpose Room

Harmony Public Schools – Central Office
9321 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
Houston, TX 77099

Student Survey

To take the survey click to read more > Link below.

Click the link below.

http://survey.k12insight.com/p/HPSstudents

Lottery Information 02/20/2018 at 5:00 PM

Houston(North, South, West)  February 20th at 5:00 pm Houston Central Office / Multipurpose Room (Notary Public will be provided by CO)

  • A representative from each campus must attend the live lottery.
  • A notary public is needed at the live lottery to sign the official lottery results and statements.

Pre-AP Letter to Parents

We would like to inform you of a few changes to the labelling of “Pre-AP” courses.  According to the College Board, there are new requirements for calling a course “Pre-AP.”  These requirements can be found in detail here (https://pre-ap.collegeboard.org), but in summation Harmony Public Schools will be changing the titles of all courses formerly designated “Pre-AP” to “Honors.”

 

  • Will this affect my GPA?

 

    • No.  Courses will still carry the same weights.

 

 

  • Will the content of the class change?

 

    • No.  All course content will remain the same as when it was called “Pre-AP;” it is only the name of the course that is changing.

 

 

  • Will the name “Pre-AP” ever return?

 

    • Yes.  The title of “Pre-AP” will return to courses within the next few years, beginning with 9th and 10th grade English, as we work to transition to College Board’s new requirements.

 

 

  • Why is this happening?

 

    • College Board is attempting to further align and trademark the AP/Pre-AP brand, and therefore no school can call a course “Pre-AP” until they have fully implemented the new changes.  This is a process that will take time, but which will NOT affect the content of courses as they are currently.

 

 

  • I’m still concerned; where can I find more information?

 

    • College Board website (link above)
    • Campus Administration
    • Pre-AP/AP Teachers

 

Sincerely,

Harmony Public Schools

 

 

Estimados Padres y Tutores,

 

Queremos informarles de unos cambios a los nombres de nuestros cursos llamados “Pre-Ap”. De acuerdo con College Board, hay nuevos requisitos para poder llamar a un curso “Pre-Ap”. Estos requisitos pueden ser encontrados en detalle en: (https://pre-ap.collegeboard.org).  Como resultado de estos cambios, Harmony Public Schools estará cambiando los títulos de todos los cursos antes llamados “Pre-Ap” a “Honors”.

Preguntas frecuentes:

¿Afectará mi GPA este cambio?

No, los cursos seguirán teniendo el mismo valor académico.

 

¿Cambiará el contenido de la clase?

No, todo el contenido seguirá siendo el mismo como cuando se llamaba “Pre-Ap”, es simplemente el nombre del curso el que cambiará.

 

¿Volverá el titulo “Pre-Ap”?

Si, El título “Pre-Ap” volverá a los cursos en los próximos años, comenzando con los grados 9 y 10.  Mientras estamos trabajando en la transición a los nuevos requisitos de College Board.

 

¿Por qué está sucediendo este cambio?

College Board está intentando alinear y registrar la marca de AP/Pre-Ap, por lo tanto, ninguna escuela puede llamar un curso “Pre-Ap” hasta que se hayan implementado completamente los nuevos cambios. Esto es un proceso que tomará tiempo, pero que NO afectará el contenido de los cursos tal como son actualmente.

 

Todavía estoy preocupado, ¿dónde puedo encontrar más información?

Sitio Web de College Board

Administracion del campus

Maestros Pre-Ap/AP

 

Sinceramente,

Harmony Public Schools

TEA school report

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Dear HSA High Families

In order to recover time lost to school closures for inclement weather this month, Monday, February 19th, 2018, which was formerly noted as a Student/Staff holiday on our school calendar, will now be a regular school day to make up for lost instructional time.

Additionally, in order to recover lost school time from earlier school closings due to the hurricane and water outage in the building, we will build ten additional minutes into our school day beginning Monday, February 5th. Please note that our new school scheduled time for students is 8:00 a. m. until 3:20 p. m. daily until the end of the school year, or pending further notification.

Thank you,

HSA High Administration

Estimados padres,

para recuperar el tiempo perdido por los cierres de escuela este mes, el Lunes, 19 de Febrero, 2018, que fue anotado como dia de descanso en nuestro calendario de escuela, ahora sera un dia regular de escuela para recuperar para el tiempo perdido de escuela.

En adicion, para recuperar el tiempo perdido de escuela debido a los cierres por el huracan y perdida de agua en nuestro edificio, habra diez minutos adicionales en los dias de escuela, empezando este Lunes, 5 de Febrero, 2018. Por favor toman en cuenta que el nuevo horario de alumnos sera de las 8:00 am hasta las 3:20 pm diariamente hasta el fin del ano, o hasta notificacion pendiente.

Gracias,

Administracion de HSA High

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Harmony Giving Day 2017

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Harmony staff, teachers, and administrators have spent countless of hours preparing our students for college and each year approximately 85% of our graduating class enrolled in a post-secondary institution.

But, despite these impressive enrollment numbers, far too many of our low income and first-time college students drop out as they hit financial and circumstantial barriers such as the cost of attending college, that has increased by 36% in the last 10 years. Harmony Public Schools has 5,033 graduates to date and is projected to have 11,686 graduates by 2020, current funding sources are unable to meet even the current demands of these programs. Clearly, additional financial support is required.

We are asking our Harmony community to consider going beyond educational efforts, providing even greater assistance to our graduates through generous Harmony Giving Day contributions to the Harmony College Fund. All your donations will go towards helping our Harmony graduates to complete their higher education dreams and achieve their career aspirations by providing additional scholarships and direct college and career support services.

Let’s come together to reach our target of raising $50,000 on our first ever giving day.

Thank you for your generosity.

Make A Gift Now!

To make donation, please go to following link!

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO DISCUSS HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS STATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY RATING

Harmony Public Schools | Notice of Public Hearing

As part of the December 13, 2017 Board of Directors Regular Meeting, Harmony Public Schools will hold a public hearing to discuss the HPS Schools’ 2016-2017 Financial Rating Systems of Texas (FIRST) accountability ratings.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, located at 9321 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Houston, TX 77099.

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