Please collect any of your lost & found items from cafeteria by Wednesday afternoon! All uncollected items will be bagged and donated to the purple heart on Wednesday evening, November 20th!
Dear HSI – Katy Families,
There will be no school for students tomorrow as Staff members will be at central for PD (Professional Development).
Have a great week!
Harmony Public Schools is recruiting talented, compassionate bilingual teachers dedicated to helping every student succeed. Harmony offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a commitment to excellence in the classroom.
Interested applicants may click here to apply online.
Come learn what high school has in store for you! 5 pm on Thursday November 14 in Cafeteria A.
Note: RSVP and/or send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
On November 12th, there will be an informational parent program regarding “High School Course Selection” and “Industry Certification”. It will be in Cafeteria A between 5 pm to 6 pm. 9th through 11th-grade parents and students are invited.
Join us Monday, February 24th as the Harmony All-Stars play on the court prior to Rockets vs Knicks! The Harmony Choir will sing the National Anthem before tipoff!
Would you like to sing with us to represent our school? Please come to Room 128 on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school to audition you before you join. Please see Mrs. Riley for more details.
Families of Current Harmony Public Schools Students Intending to Stay at Current Campus Next Year
Wait for your re-enrollment form to arrive at the start of the second semester, then submit it between January 6-24 to let us know you’ll be coming back in 2020-2021
Families of Current Harmony Public Schools Students Intending to Move Campuses Next Year
Visit HarmonyTX.org/Apply from Nov. 1-Feb. 10 to apply for enrollment to your new intended Harmony campus.
Families of Potential New Harmony Public Schools Students
Visit HarmonyTX.org/Apply from Nov. 1-Feb. 10 to learn more about Harmony and apply for open enrollment.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
Every child isn’t the same. So why should every school be?
Harmony Public Schools believes each student can achieve their own unique, full potential through a caring and collaborative academic environment that emphasizes personalized learning and innovative instructional methods.
WHAT MAKES HARMONY DIFFERENT
Engaging Education: Our project-based learning engages critical thinking skills and makes learning fun with hands-on activities that educate and excite.
Skills for Tomorrow: Our curriculum has been recognized by the TEA & others for providing students the STEM skills they need for the in-demand jobs of the future.
College Ready: Harmony has a 100% college acceptance rate, and almost two-thirds of our students are the first in their families ever to attend college.
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does Harmony Public Schools charge tuition to attend?
Absolutely not. Harmony is a tuition-free, Texas public charter school. We believe every student deserves the opportunity to attend a high-quality public school that fits their individual needs regardless of income.
Who is eligible to attend Harmony Public Schools?
All children residing in a Harmony school’s geographic boundary who meet registration requirements are eligible to attend. Unlike most other schools, though, Harmony’s geographic boundaries are much wider and generally include the entire community in which the school resides, meaning that all students in the area – regardless of neighborhood or family income level – have the same opportunity to attend a high-quality Harmony school.
What documents do I need to apply?
No documents are needed just to apply. However, if your child is selected for enrollment during the lottery process, you will need to provide a few basic documents that verify your child’s identity and home address.
I have a child in Harmony already, and would like to enroll their sibling for the first time. Do I still need to apply?
Yes. Siblings of current Harmony students still need to apply, but are given priority status if a campus lottery is needed.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Open Enrollment for 2020-2021 Begins for New Students
Re-Enrollment Period for Current Students
Open Enrollment for 2020-2021 Application Deadline
Campus Lotteries Held (if needed)
Please click on the link below to view the PDF file over the District PFE Policy for 2019 – 2020.
The Employee of the Month Program is designed to recognize outstanding faculty members for their
contributions to their school, excellence in the classroom, leadership, innovation, community
involvement, dedication, and work on behalf of HSI KATY student’s grades 6-12. Each month,
the school recognizes one employee from HSI KATY. Nominations are submitted by the school faculty, staff, students, and parents.
Regardless of the outcome, HSI KATY would like to stress that the real tribute of this award is the nomination. It symbolizes the esteem and appreciation the community has for its faculty members.
The nominations for each month are due by the last day of each month. Nominations received after the deadline will be added to the following month’s award.
Your opinion counts! Please take a few minutes to complete this survey to provide feedback.
Come and support the middle and high school FTC robotics teams as they go to their first League Meet of the season at Hogg Middle School on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Please see Ms. Blackwell for more details on the event.
Science Olympiad is a national and non-profit organization, devoted to
∙ Improving the quality of science education,
∙ Increasing student interest in science, and
∙ Developing critical thinking and team-building skills.
The selection criteria include good academic standing, no discipline issues, teacher recommendation and interest in Science. Students will be assigned or choose events based on their interest and/or experience. The events are well balanced between various science discipline of biology, earth science, chemistry, physics and technology.
2019-2020 Team is looking forward to welcoming new members. If you are interested in joining Science Olympiad Divison B Team please see Mr. Sahan.
Dear HSI, we will be having a picture day on October 21, 2019.
Note: There will be no free dress for picture day.
Please click here for more information.
Would you like to send a positive message that you consider school a worthwhile cause?
Or, you may want to tap into trends and fads of school life that can help you communicate with your kids as they grow and change?
If you can’t wait to chaperone your kid’s first field trip, help set up for the Fall festival, be part of our career day, and/or be part of the great events at HSIKATY…
Make sure to sign up for Voly to register as a parent volunteer.
Click the link to register and learn more! https://harmony.voly.org
Here is a link for a step-by-step instructional video.
Please email Mr. Kucukyilmaz (email@example.com) with your questions.
Thank you for your continued support!
Parents’ please come join your student for lunch on the 18th to celebrate National School Lunch Week!
Parents, families, and friends please join us for an evening of skating on October 4th from 5pm to 7:30 to help fundraiser for the Senior class!
HIGH SCHOOL HOME COMING! Home coming Ticket Sales, High school students can purchase tickets online with credit card or during lunch with cash only. Each ticket is $12/person, last day to purchase tickets is October 10th. For questions please see Ms. Hamadi.
Note: Event is only for High School Students!
Good Morning HSI Parents and Students, if you are still interested in the New York Ivy Trip please fill out the form provided below.
Per district policy, students may request level changes for their courses in the first semester. Please use the form to request any changes (Link below).
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Please join us for our annual Title 1 parent and family engagement meeting on September 12th from 4pm -5pm.
Attention all High School Students: Job Shadowing applications are now available online as a google form. Job shadowing enhances the students understanding of job responsibilities and duties while giving them valuable insight on the day to day life of an employee in their fields of choice.
Please fill out the online form provided below and the handout, “Job Shadowing Candidate Information & Recommendation Form” provided by Ms. Hamadi in room 104 and at the front office. In order for your application to be considered complete, please turn in the online portion and the handout.
Attention all Seniors, senior merchandise is now available for order! Please click the links below to order your polos, spirit t-shirts, and sweatshirts. The deadline to order the merchandise is Sunday, September 15th.
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;
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.
The link provided below is information over the lunch and breakfast menu of November, 2019.
HSI Katy will provide 4 credit by exam testing opportunities throughout the 2019-2020 school year. Please see the attachment for details.
Come join the Geography Bee! It is held Each Monday from 3:30 – 5:00 in Mrs. Hassan’s room (206).
Cost is $30 and the club is open to all middle school students.
Email Mrs. Hassan for more info: email@example.com
Click on the link below for the official flyer!
- Website Accessibility
Harmony Public Schools (“Harmony”) is committed to making the information on its website accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on the Harmony website, please contact HPS Webmaster by email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include the following when communicating with Harmony regarding accessibility issues:
A description of your accessibility concern.
The format in which you prefer to receive the materials.
The web page address of the requested material(s).
The best way to contact you (email address or phone number, or both).
Harmony will make appropriate accommodations to facilitate access to any website content.
Complaints regarding website accessibility may be submitted through the Public Complaint process outlined in Board Policy PG-1.12 (Public Complaints).
Please note that some pages on the Harmony website contain links to third-party sites, which are not within Harmony’s control. If you notify Harmony of problems with accessing a third-party site that is necessary to participate in one of Harmony’s programs or activities, we will make the material or information available in an accessible format.
- Report Bullying
If you are experiencing a problem with bullying at Harmony, or have other discipline-related concerns regarding one of our schools, please fill out the form at the link below for the Dean of Students.
- HPS Child Find Policy
It is the policy of the Harmony Public Schools to ensure that
- All children with disabilities enrolled in the charter school regardless of the severity of their disability, and who are in need of special education and related services, are identified, located, and evaluated; and
- A practical method is developed and implemented to determine which children are currently receiving needed special education and related services.
These requirements apply to:
- Homeless children;
- Children who are wards of the state;
- Highly mobile children (including migrant children); and
- Children who are suspected of being in need of special education but who are advancing from grade to grade.
20 U.S.C. 1412(a)(3)(A); 34 CFR 300.111(a)(1)(i), (c).
- Non-discrimination Statement as Part of the School's Admission Policy
It is the policy of HPS not to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact Section 504/ADA Coordinator at (713) 343-3333 located at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099.
- Non-discrimination Statement in Career and Technical Education Programs
HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS offers support to school district for career and technical education programs in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources; Architecture and Construction; Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications; Business Management and Administration; Education and Training; Finance; Government and Public Administration; Health Science; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services; Information Technology; Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security; Manufacturing; Marketing; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics. Admission to these programs is based on enrollment in HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS secondary schools.
It is the policy of HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its CTE programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
It is the policy of HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and CTE programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, CHARLES LAMBERT, and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, IHSAN KARA, at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099, Phone: (713) 343-3333.
- Aviso de No discriminación en los Programas de Educación Profesional y
Las Escuelas Públicas Harmony ofrecen programas vocacionales en Agricultura, Alimentación y Recursos Naturales; Arquitectura y Construcción; Artes, Tecnología de Audio / Video y Comunicaciones; Administración de Negocios y Administración; Educación y Entrenamiento; Finanzas; Gobierno y Administración Pública; Ciencias de la salud; Hospitalidad y Turismo; Recursos Humanos; Tecnología de la Información; Derecho; Seguridad Pública, Correccionales y Seguridad; Manufactura; Mercadeo; Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas; Transporte, Distribución y Logística. La admisión a estos programas se basa en el número de estudiantes de secundaria registrados en las Escuelas Públicas Harmony.
Es norma de las Escuelas Públicas Harmony no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades de CTE, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Es norma de las Escuelas Públicas Harmony no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, impedimento o edad, en sus procedimientos de empleo, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la ley de Discriminación por Edad, de 1975, según enmienda, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.
Las Escuelas Públicas Harmony tomarán las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y CTE.
Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese con el Coordinador del Título IX, CHARLES LAMBERT, y/o el Coordinador de la Sección 504, IHSAN KARA, a la siguiente dirección: 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099, Teléfono: (713) 343-3333.
- TX Transition and Employment Guide
The Texas Transition and Employment Guide provides youth, young adults, parents and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals to education, employment, and community living.
Access the guide — in English and Spanish — at the Texas Transition Website.