We would like to inform you about the upcoming college trip to the University of Houston on December 21, 2018. Participation is voluntary. Permission slips are already distributed to students and due by December 14. Please see below information for more details.

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.

It is kind reminder that today we have STEM committee meeting at 5:30-6:30 pm at room 142 of Harmony School of Innovation in Katy and all parents are welcome.

From Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 7:30 pm to Friday, Dec. 14th, 4 pm. Click “Read More” down below for more information.

Helping Hands is hosting a food drive until December 14th 2018. They are collecting non-perishable food items for the Houston Food Bank. Make your homeroom the winner by donating the most amount of non-expired non-perishable food items. Weekly winners win a free dress pass and many more prizes are offered to those who participate. (Middle & High School)

See Mrs. Omar in room 222 for more details about the whereabouts of this event.

 Menus for the month of November, 2018 at HSI Katy are available in the parent and student tabs, or you can click here.

Basketball season is right around the corner.  Second tryouts/workouts for HS Girls will be tomorrow Tuesday November 6, 2018 from 3:30 to 4:45 pm followed by HS Boys second tryouts/workouts from 4:45 to 6 pm.  Middle School Boys second tryouts/workouts will be on Friday November 9, 2018 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.

ALL participants trying out MUST HAVE their Sports Physical.

We're Hiring

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 read the job description, or apply online.

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, LEVENT SAKAR, at 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099, Phone: (713) 343-3333.

Our school will administer the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment on November 2nd, 2018 .  This online, adaptive assessment  is used to measure college readiness in Math, Reading, and Writing. TSI scores assist in course placement at both the high school and college levels.  There is not a time limit for the TSI. Scores on the TSI will not be reflected in the gradebook. Also, please note that passing scores on TSI are a requirement for placement in dual credit courses.

 

All 8th-12th grade students who have not passed the TSI or are not yet considered college ready will take the assessment.  Students who do not pass the TSI will be given additional opportunities to retake it throughout the year.

 

Students will be testing in a 3 hour block beginning at 8:00 am on Friday, November 2nd,2018. After testing, students will have 3rd block, lunch, DEAR, and 4th block at their regularly scheduled times. Please reiterate the importance of this assessment and encourage your student to do his/her best.  

Parent / Teacher Conference will take place on Thursday, October 25th, from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm In order to help facilitate teacher meetings, we are asking parents to please sign up for an appointment time. Appointment times are available from 4.00 to 5:30 and will be offered every 10 minutes. Please click on both the links to see all the Teachers names as some of them teach both Middle and High school.

If you feel that you need more than 10 minutes to speak with your child’s teacher, we ask that you schedule an appointment with the teacher on another day.

Click here for Middle School.

Click here for High School.

Dear HSI Katy family,

We have an upcoming SAT Practice test for 8th-through 12th grades. It will be administered this Saturday in Harmony School of Innovation-Katy, Oct 27, 2018, between 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. There will be a $5 fee, and the application deadline is Thursday, Oct 25, 2018, by 4:00 pm. Click here for the application form.

 

 

The schedule for the basketball tryouts are as follows:

High School Boys – Monday October 15 from 5:30 to 7 pm
Middle School Boys – Wednesday October 17 from 4 to 5:30 pm
Middle School Girls – Wednesday October 17 from 5:30 to 7 pm
High School Girls – Saturday October 20 from 11 am to 12:30 pm

All participants MUST have a sport physical to tryout. Students
without a sport physical will NOT be allowed to tryout.

Elections will be held Thursday and Friday, October 11&12, 2018.

All HSI-Katy parents and staff can vote in the school lobby from 8:00 am- 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm- 4:30 pm.

For questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Kucukyilmaz at bkucukyilmaz@harmonytx.org

WE HAVE SOME SHOES TO FILL!

ALL POSITIONS ARE OPEN FOR NOMINATION

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Second Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Assistant Treasurer
  • Parliamentarian

The deadline for nomination have been extended to Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Please submit your nomination form by October 10, 2018.

Elections will be held Thursday and Friday, October 11 and 12, 2018. All HSI-Katy parents and staff can vote in the school lobby from 8:00 am -2:00 pm and 4:00 pm-4:30 pm.

Please, click here for the Nomination Form of Election Committee.

For more information regarding nominations, please contact Mr. Kucukyilmaz at bkucukylimaz@harmonytx.org

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

HSI Katy will host very first Parent Academy on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm. Parent Academy is designed to help families provide the support needed for their students’ success. There will be different topics addressed during Parent Academy with the Professionals.

 

Please, click here for the reservation.

Please, click here for the lunch menu of October 2018 at HSI Katy.

You’re invited to attend the

ESL PARENT NIGHT

When: Thursday, September 27 th at 4:30 p.m.

Where: HSI Katy Cafeteria A

We’ll discuss:

 Your child’s goal for the ESL program
 Classroom Instructions/Assignments
 State assessments (STAAR/EOC) goals.

Please, feel free to ask questions about our ESL program and
your child’s academic progress. The ESL dept. will be available after the event.

 


Está invitado a asistir a nuestra:

ESL-Noche de Padres

 

 

¿Cuándo?  Jueves, Septiembre 27 a las 4:30 p.m.

¿Dónde? Cafeteria “A” de HSI-Katy  

Discutiremos lo siguiente:

 Goles de tu hijo/hija para el programa de Ingles como segundo Idioma.

 “Instrucciones de la clase” Asignaciones

 Exámenes estatales (STAAR/EOC) Goles.

Por favor, no dude en hacer preguntas acerca de nuestro programa de ESL y el progreso académico de su hijo. El departamento de ESL estará disponible después del evento.

 

This year, for the first time, we are planning a Back to School Picnic.

Please bring your favorite dish for 3-5 people.

We look forward to having you all!!!

(Free for HSI-Katy family, student, staff members)

 

 

Event registration is by invitation only.

Click on the link to register with your email address to attend this event.

 

Thanks to our local community partner, Big Frog of Katy, several items for school can be pre-ordered online.  Place your order & pay online before the deadline, September 16, 2018.  Pre-ordered items will be ready for pick up on campus in October 2018. Please remember to indicate your student’s name and print your receipt .

Click here to go directly to the HSI-Katy E-commerce Page and to order merchandise. 

 

***Uniform shirts and Harmony Cardigans sold at the school’s front office during business hours.  Supplies are limited.***

Dear HSI-Katy Families,

Please accept this friendly reminder to complete your student(s) lunch application for the 2018-2019 School Year.  Your student(s) will earn a Free Dress pass for all applications completed by September 21, 2018.

Your student may also qualify for:

  • Free/reduced lunch
  • Reduced SAT/ACT/PSAT testing fees
  • Reduced fees for Advance Placement Tests

Please click on the link for more information on completing your application

The academic calendar for 2018/2019 school year is UPDATED and available online.

 Click here to view the calendar.

 

 

 

If you are interested in joining the HSI Katy Cross Country team, please join our meeting after school Friday September 14, 2018 in Cafeteria A from 3:45 to 4:15 pm. 

Due to weather conditions, tryouts have been postponed now for a week.  The weather for this week does not seem to want to cooperate as we have rain in the forecast all week just like last week.  Please make sure to bring your sports physical. 

                                                                               Students without a sports physical will not be allowed to participate. 

                                                                               Let’s Go RUN! GO WILDCATS!!!