Please stay safe and warm, and we’ll see you on Monday!
UPDATE: All Harmony North Texas & Waco schools, as well as the District Office, will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 1, due to continued winter weather conditions. All extra-curricular activities are also canceled for tomorrow.
We will continue to closely monitor roadway reports for Thursday, Feb. 2. Any additional updates or changes to school operations for Thursday will be communicated through our school Messenger system, school website, and official Facebook pages.
Stay warm and safe!
Good morning Tiger Families,
The 2021-22 Federal Report cards are now posted on the Harmony website at the link below (About -> Accountability -> Federal Report Card tab):
Thank you and have a great day.
Good Afternoon HSAG Families,
Our HSAG PTO has officially kicked off our Read-a-thon Campaign! Please register your student on this website so that you can start tracking Reading Time and Donations: https://www.getmovinfundhub.com/event-webpage/63b6c61d50652 What a fun way to track reading progress! The money raised will be used to fund future teacher, family, and student events. Don’t miss out on a Kindle Fire, Pizza Parties, Extra Recess Time, Dress Passes, and more! Happy Reading!
It is National School Choice Week and we are asking you to join us to celebrate what makes our school great! We are having a contest as part of our celebration. K-2nd grade schools can use the template below to tell us why they love our school. 3rd-6th grade students can write an essay to tell us why they love our school. All work needs to be turned in to email@example.com by Feb. 1. Judging on drawings and art work will take place next week.
See this week’s Wednesday ROAR for more info: https://www.smore.com/4dp3u
Good Afternoon Tiger Families,
You still have time to get signed up for an after school club. Registration will run until Jan. 22. Don’t miss out, this will be your last chance to sign up. Use this link to register/pay: https://harmonytx.revtrak.net/gr-dfw/harmony-science-academy-garland/harmony-science-academy-garland-clubs/#/v/technology-club
We have some super fun events coming up like a Read A Thon, a Friendship Dance, and the Kid’s Heart Challenge. Please see this week’s newsletter for more information: https://www.smore.com/h8dcf
Good afternoon Tiger Families,
Please join us for our family BINGO Night! It is tonight from 6-7 pm in the gym. Please see this week’s newsletter: https://www.smore.com/b1nzg
Be on the lookout for information about clubs. Registration will open up again next week for clubs that are not full. Please remember that spots are limited.
Good evening HSAG Families,
We hope that you all had a wonderful break and a Happy New Year! The second semester is off and running. Please see this week’s newsletter for any information about upcoming events on campus. https://www.smore.com/67knq
Also, please remember that this Friday is the deadline to register and pay for this semester clubs. Use this link to RevTrak: https://harmonytx.revtrak.net/gr-dfw/harmony-science-academy-garland/harmony-science-academy-garland-clubs/#/list
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (G/T) screening.
Anyone interested in the educational welfare of these students may nominate them for assessment. Students in grades 1 & up who were tested in Fall 2022 are not eligible to test in Spring 2023. Referral forms are available at the front office and on the school’s website (see below).
The referral forms must be returned or emailed to the front office by January 31, 2023. The Spring GT testing window is set by the campus in February or March. Campuses may elect to use NWEA MAP scores as a prescreening criterion for GT Testing.
For more information about the screening and identification process, parents may contact the school’s GT Coordinator/Teacher.
ANUNCIO DE EDUCACIÓN PARA DOTADOS Y TALENTOSOS (GATE)
De acuerdo con el Plan Estatal de Texas para la Educación de Estudiantes Dotados / Talentosos, Harmony Public Schools comenzará a tomar referencias para todos los estudiantes interesados en los grados K-12 para la evaluación de estudiantes dotados y talentosos.
Cualquier persona interesada en el bienestar educativo de estos estudiantes puede nominarlos para dicha evaluación. Los estudiantes en los grados 1 y superiores que fueron evaluados en el otoño de 2022 no son elegibles para la prueba en la primavera de 2023. Los formularios de referencia están disponibles en la oficina y en el sitio web de la escuela.
Los formularios de referencia deben devolverse a la oficina de la escuela antes del lunes 31 de enero del 2023. Los campus pueden optar por utilizar las puntuaciones de NWEA MAP como criterios de preselección para las pruebas de GT.
Para obtener más información sobre el proceso de selección e identificación, los padres pueden comunicarse con el entrenador / maestro de GT de la escuela.
Dear HSAG Family,
Hope you are all doing well this afternoon! Hard to believe this semester is almost coming to an end! It wouldn’t be successful without your continued support!
Just a few friendly reminders:
-No clubs or tutoring this week
-Club registration is open for the second semester and will close on Jan 7th (please pay club fees on RevTrak)
-Passport Night is this Thursday from 5pm-7pm!! We can’t wait to see you all there!
-Friday, 12/16 is a Half Day – Dismissal will begin promptly at 12:15pm and end at 12:35pm
– See this week’s newsletter: https://www.smore.com/dz9s6
-Our front office will close this Friday, 12/16 at 1pm
-Please help us out by voting for your favorite door/bulletin board on Facebook
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out!
Good afternoon HSAG Families,
This week’s newsletter has information about the upcoming Passport Night and Reindeer Lane Holiday Shop. These are two fun events that you don’t want to miss. Check them out here: https://www.smore.com/4k8fh
If you would like to volunteer or help with either of these events, please email me at email@example.com.
Good afternoon HSAG Families,
It is hard to believe that this semester is almost over. Don’t forget that tomorrow starts the Holiday Spirit Countdown. Be sure to check the newsletter for information about this and passport night: https://www.smore.com/7qhb5
December will be a busy month at our campus. End-of-semester testing will take place as well as STAAR Interim Testing Dec. 6-8 for 3rd-6th grade students. We are kindly asking all our parents to refrain from scheduling doctor appointments during that week to prevent any conflict with students missing instruction and exams. The campus will be closed to outside visitors. All food deliveries will not be permitted, so please plan accordingly.
Thank you so much for your continued support. Please let me know if you have any questions, or ways that I can help your child succeed through this testing period.
Good afternoon HSAG Families,
We are so excited to be hosting our first ever HSAG Soccer Club Showcase this Thursday from 5:30-6:30 PM at our soccer field between HSAG and HSIG. This is a free event for all of our HSAG family and friends. Please remember to bring your foldable chairs and bundle up because it will be cold. Concession stands will be available and a variety of snacks and food items can be purchased.
Please see this week’s newsletter: https://www.smore.com/j15ta. It includes info about upcoming activities like our 12 Days of Holiday Spirit Countdown and our annual Passport Night.
- Media & Public Relations
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.
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
Please click here for the HPS Child Find Policy.
As required by Title IX, Harmony Public Schools does not (and is required not to) discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. This non-discrimination requirement applies to admission to and employment with Harmony Public Schools. Inquiries into issues related to Title IX may be referred to Harmony’s Title IX Coordinator(s) (identified below), to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both.
Title IX training presentation link
Harmony’s Title IX Coordinators:
Director of Internal Investigations
HPS Central Office
713-343-3333 x1104 Employee and applicant matters
Kelly Ann Hebeler
Director of Employee Relations
HPS Central Office
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.
Harmony Public Schools Admission Policy
Click here to see Harmony Public Schools Admission Policy.
DR. ONER ULVI CELEPCIKAY, MR. HOMER STEWART, MRS. HELEN SHERWOOD, DR. HAKDURAN KOC, DR. MEHMET ARGIN, DR. OSMAN KANLIOGLU, MS. LAURA GONZALES