The Endeavor GATE Winter Open House is Wednesday, December 19th from 4:00-5:30 in the Main Building Cafeteria. Stop by to see what our Gifted and Talented Students have been working on this semester
Friday, December 21st is Early Dismissal. The school day will end at 1:00 pm. All students must be picked up by 1:30 pm.
We will have Pajama Day on Friday.
-Regular shoes must be worn. No slippers or slides will be permitted.
-Pajamas must fit appropriately for movement and activity at school.
-Leggings or pants must be worn under nightgowns
-No hoodies/pajamas with hoods
-Pajamas must not depict anything suggestive or derogatory.
Registration for Spring Clubs is now open! Forms can be found in the front office, the school website and screenshots are provided in this post. Space is limited!
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.
District Assessment #2 will be given next week. Campus will be closed to allow us to practice procedures for STAAR testing.
Monday 12/10- 4th and 7th grade Writing/ 5th and 8th Science
Tuesday 12/11- 3rd-8th Math
Wednesday 12/12- 3rd-8th Reading
Thursday 12/13- 8th grade Social Studies
Finish your holiday shopping and allow us to entertain your children. We will provide a light dinner, drink, games and crafts.
- When: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2018 4PM-7PM
- Details: Cost $15.00 per child ($10.00 each child for 3 or more siblings) Forms must be returned by December 18, 2018.
Please Click the Link for more information: Parent’s Night Out
Interested in cheering for Harmony? All students are encouraged to stop by Room #107 to pick up an application on Monday, December 3rd.
- Applications should be returned by Thursday December 6th, 2018. All sections must be completed and fill out before the application can be accepted.
- Results will be published on December 10th, 2018
Book Fair dates: December 10- December 17
Shopping hours: During English Class
Special activities: Book Fair Family Event December 13, 5:00pm-6:30pm
If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at scholastic.com/fair. Our Online Fair is available from December 2 to December 15.
Teachers and Staff will be off campus for Professional Development. We will still be having Saturday Tutorials.
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.
In honor of Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, our campus will create Care Packages to send to Service Members who are currently deployed. The packages will be sent on November 11th, Veterans Day so they can arrive around
Thanksgiving, November 22nd
We need YOUR help to get these put together. We are asking for donations of the following items to be sent with your child from
November 1st through November 15th
(most can be found at any dollar store):
- Oral care – (Toothbrushes, dental floss, toothpaste)
- 1ST GRADE
- Loofas/Body Sponges
- 2nd GRADE
- Pairs of Socks
- 3rd GRADE
- Individually Wrapped Snacks – (Crackers, Peanuts, Granola Bars, Beef Jerky)
- 4th GRADE
- Candy or Gum – (NO CHOCOLATE)
- 5th GRADE
- Hand Sanitizer (Small bottles)
- 6th GRADE
- Chap-Stick/Lip Balm
- 7th GRADE
- Puzzle Books/Crosswords
- 8th GRADE
- Baby Wipes
En honor al Día de los Veteranos y al Día de Acción de Gracias, nuestra esculea creará Paquetes de Cuidado para enviar a los Miembros del Servicio que están implementados actualmente. Los paquetes se enviarán el 11 de noviembre, Día de los Veteranos, para que puedan llegar alrededor del Día de Acción de Gracias, el 22 de noviembre. Necesitamos su ayuda para armarlos. Estamos solicitando que las donaciones de los siguientes artículos se envíen con su hijo/a desde el 1 de noviembre hasta el 15 de noviembre. (la mayoría se puede encontrar en cualquier tienda de dólar):
- KINDER Cuidado oral (cepillos de dientes, hilo dental, pasta de dientes)
- 1º GRADO Loofas / Esponjas
- 2º GRADO Pares de calcetines
- 3º GRADO Snacks envueltos individualmente (Galletas, cacahuetes, barras de granola, carne seca)
- 4º GRADO Caramelos o chicle (NO CHOCOLATE)
- 5º GRADO Desinfectante de mano (botellas pequeñas)
- 6º GRADO Bálsamo para labios / protector labial
- 7º GRADO Rompecabezas / Libros Crucigramas (juego de palabras cruzadas)
- 8º GRADO Toallitas para bebé
Fall Festival at Harmony Endeavor
We need your help to make our festival a success!
We are asking for donations from now until Friday, November 2, 2018
When: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Donations may be dropped off in the front office in the blue bin.
We will be having Early Dismissal Thursday, October 25th at 1:00 PM. Teacher Conferences will be held from 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM.
We look forward to seeing you!
We have received complaints from several of the businesses in our community about parents parking in their parking lots to pick up students during dismissal. If you park your vehicle in ANY of the lots off school property , your vehicle may be towed at your expense.
This includes Shell, White Oak Shopping Center, Firestone, O’Reilly’s, Metro PCS, and the Walgreens parking lots.
Our staff on the drop off and dismissal crews work very hard not only to keep our students safe but, to get cars in and out of the parking lot as quickly as possible.
Thank you for your cooperation!
No school on Friday, October 19th.
It is a Student Holiday/Staff Development day. Enjoy your day off!
Pupusa Fest Fundraiser
Thursday October 18, 2018
3 pupusas for $5.00 dollars
Come join us for food, drinks and more
Festival de Pupusas
El jueves 18 de octubre de 2018 tres pupusas por $5.00 dólares
Ven y únete a nosotros para comida, bebidas y más
Thursday, October 25th will be early dismissal followed by parent-teacher conferences. This conference is a brief meeting between parents and teachers to discuss their child’s progress to ensure academic success.Early dismissal will be starting at 1:00 PM.
Conferences will be held from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm.
There will be no clubs.
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
You are invited to the this year’s Hispanic Heritage Night. Come celebrate the culture and accomplishments of Hispanics and Latinos in the U.S. There will be a gallery, food, music, games and more!
- in person at the District Office housed at Harmony School of Technology, 3203 N Sam Houston Pkwy W., #407 Houston, TX 77038 , Room 408.
- by video conference. Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We also invite all parents/guardians to fill out this survey, if you haven’t had a chance yet (regardless whether you attend or not): HPS PFE Survey
- en persona en la Oficina del Distrito ubicada en Harmony School of Technology, 3203 N Sam Houston Pkwy W., #407 Houston, TX 77038 , Sala 408.
- por video conferencia. Regístrese con anticipación para esta reunión:
También invitamos a todos los padres / tutores a completar esta encuesta, si aún no tuvieron la oportunidad (independientemente de si asisten o no): HPS PFE Survey
You are cordially invited to the Harmony Houston North Annual Title 1 meeting and see how you can help with improving our student’s achievements.
1. Fill out this survey https://tinyurl.com HPSPFESurvey2018
2. Give input at Parent Family Engagement meeting on 9/20/18 from 9-11am 3202 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. W, Houston, TX 77038 Room 408
3. Attend Annual Title 1 Meeting on 10/1/18 from 10-11am
3202 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. W, Houston, TX 77038 Room 408
Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Harmony School of Endeavor will always remember everyone we lost on 9/11, thank the first responders who keep us safe, and honor all who defend our country and the ideals that bind us together. There’s nothing our resilience and resolve can’t overcome, and no act of terror can ever change who we are.
Fall club registration deadline is extended to September 14th.
Applications will not be accepted after September 14th.
Clubs will begin on Monday, September 10th,2018 for students who already turned in their application.
Payment options are Credit Card, personal checks, and money order. No cash The school reserves the right to cancel a class at any time due to low enrollment.
If this is to happen, parents/guardians will be notified and students may be placed in another club of their choice or receive a prorated refund.
On the occasion of Grandparents Day Harmony School of Endeavor and PTO organizing breakfast for Grandparents and Grandchildren.
All Grandparents are invited!
Date: September 10th, 2018
Time: 8-8:30 Am
Location: School’s Cafeteria
- 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.