Reminder: No classes on Monday, October 14th, for staff development.

The playground work has started! (Check out this photo).

Without you, this will just remain a hole in the ground. We need volunteers! Only about 35 Harmony family members have signed up (not including staff). Your number one concern has always been a playground. Your students helped design this playground. Awesome structures are coming thanks to the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. We are getting a much nicer playground than we ever would have otherwise. We’ve asked for very little fundraising in relation to the playground, but we do need you to volunteer.

We need 450+ people on Saturday, October 5th. We also need 40+ people on October 3rd and 20+ people on October 4th (basically all day for each of those days).  If you can’t come, please find a friend or family member who can. If every family sent one person, we would have more than enough.

Students that bring 1 or more volunteers will enter a raffle to win a new bike! The classroom that has the most students bringing 1 or more volunteers will get a classroom party!

Please register in BOTH of the following links:

https://harmonyenchrichment.eventbrite.com – This is the KaBOOM! registration and includes needed waiver forms

https://forms.gle/jXiFNhtUYgeb3V8dA – This is a Harmony form and will help us know where to assign you and if you want to be a team leader

Feel free to reply with questions. Thank you so much for volunteering!

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¡El trabajo del patio de recreo ha comenzado! (Mira esta foto).

Sin Ud., esto seguirá siendo un agujero en el suelo. ¡Necesitamos voluntarios! Solo unos 35 miembros de familia de Harmony se han inscrito (sin incluir al personal). Su principal preocupación siempre ha sido un patio de recreo. Sus estudiantes ayudaron a diseñar este patio de recreo. Se vienen estructuras impresionantes gracias a la generosidad de Blue Cross y Blue Shield of Texas. Estamos obteniendo un patio de recreo mucho más bonito que el que tendríamos de otra manera. Hemos pedido muy poca recaudación de fondos en relación con el patio de recreo, pero necesitamos que sea voluntario.

Necesitamos más de 450 personas el sábado 5 de octubre. También necesitamos más de 40 personas el 3 de octubre y más de 20 personas el 4 de octubre (básicamente todo el día para cada uno de esos días). Si no puede venir, busque un amigo o familiar que pueda hacerlo. Si cada familia enviara a una persona, tendríamos más que suficiente.

¡Los estudiantes que traigan 1 o más voluntarios participarán en una rifa para ganar una bicicleta nueva! ¡El salón de clases que tiene la mayoría de los estudiantes con 1 o más voluntarios tendrá una fiesta en el salón de clases!

Por favor regístrese en AMBOS de los siguientes enlaces:

https://harmonyenchrichment.eventbrite.com – este es el registro de KaBOOM! e incluye los formularios de exención necesarios

https://forms.gle/jXiFNhtUYgeb3V8dA – este es un formulario de Harmony y nos ayudará a saber dónde asignarlo y si desea ser un líder de equipo

No dude en responder con preguntas. ¡Muchas gracias por ser voluntario!

Enrichment is closed Friday, September 20. Classes will resume Monday, September 23. Please stay safe and inform the principal if you have sustained any damage from the rain.
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Enrichment está cerrado el viernes 20 de septiembre. Las clases comienzan de nuevo el lunes 23 de septiembre. Manténgase seguro e informe al director si ha sufrido algún daño por la lluvia.
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Please join us for Grandparents Day on Tuesday, September 10th, at 8 am. See linked flyer for details. We would love to see all our grandparents there! Please RSVP by Sunday by emailing your name and your student’s name and grade to pto.harmonyschoolofenrichment@gmail.com.

Until soon!

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Únase a nosotros para el Día de los Abuelos el martes 10 de septiembre a las 8 am. Vea el volante vinculado para más detalles. ¡Nos encantaría ver a todos nuestros abuelos allí! Responda antes del domingo enviando un correo electrónico con su nombre y el nombre y grado de su estudiante a pto.harmonyschoolofenrichment@gmail.com.

¡Hasta pronto!

 

Dear Enrichment Families / Queridas Familias de Enrichment,

Welcome Back! We are so excited for this school year! Orientation begins tomorrow:

1st – 5th grade Students – Friday, August 9th – 10 am –  6pm

  • Each grade has a preferred time slot, but you may come at other times
  • 1st Grade 10:00am -11:00am
  • 2nd Grade 11:00am -12:00pm
  • Classroom teachers are not available from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. General information stations are available during this time.
  • 3rd Grade 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • 4th Grade 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • 5th Grade 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Kindergarten – Saturday, August 10th – 10 am – 12 pm

You will be able to pick up your child’s schedule, meet the teachers, drop off school supplies, and receive important information for the school year.

You must purchase school uniform shirts & ID cards. We hope you might purchase a spirit shirt, which your student can wear every Friday.

 

Please see the following links for more information regarding our afterschool program, which will have a representative on site during orientation:

 

We’ll see you soon!

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¡Bienvenidos ¡Estamos muy emocionados por este año escolar! La orientación comienza mañana:

Estudiantes de 1 ° a 5 ° grado – viernes 9 de agosto de 10 a.m. a 6 p.m.

  • Cada grado tiene un horario preferido, pero puede venir en otros momentos
  • 1er grado 10:00 am -11: 00am
  • 2do grado 11:00 am -12: 00pm
  • Los maestros de clase no están disponibles de 12:00 pm a 1:00 pm. Las estaciones de información general están disponibles durante este tiempo.
  • 3er grado 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • 4to Grado 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • 5to Grado 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Kindergarten – Sábado 10 de agosto – 10 am – 12 pm

Puede recoger el horario de su hijo, conocer a los maestros, dejar los útiles escolares y recibir información importante para el año escolar.

Debe comprar camisas de uniforme escolar y tarjetas de identificación. Esperamos que pueda comprar una camisa de espíritu, que su estudiante puede usar todos los viernes.

 

Consulte los siguientes enlaces para obtener más información sobre nuestro programa después de la escuela, que tendrá un representante en el sitio durante la orientación:

 

¡Nos vemos pronto!

We are thrilled to announce that we will soon be building a playground AND adventure course, with the support of KaBOOM! and our community partner, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, to whom we are especially grateful for their generosity. We just learned this exciting news yesterday!

As a school community, WE design and WE build the playground. The design day is right around the corner, and we need 20 or so kids and teens, plus 20 or so adults to design the playground and adventure course, led by a KaBOOM!. The adventure course will be available for Technology and Advancement students as well.

Design day is August, 8th 2019 at Harmony School of Enrichment. Please email me and Jennifer Stark directly (jstark@harmonytx.org; bbardo@harmonytx.org) to sign up to participate.

(See this flyer for more details).

As this is next Thursday, please respond as soon as possible.

Thank you for your support!

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Estamos encantados de anunciar que pronto construiremos un área de recreo Y un curso de aventura, con el apoyo de KaBOOM! y nuestro socio comunitario, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, a quienes estamos especialmente agradecidos por su generosidad. ¡Acabamos de enterarnos de estas emocionante noticias ayer!

Como comunidad escolar, NOSOTROS diseñamos y construimos el área de recreo. ¡El día del diseño viene muy pronto, y necesitamos 20 o más niños y adolescentes, más 20 o más adultos para diseñar el campo de juegos y el curso de aventura, dirigido por un experto de KaBOOM!. El curso de aventura también estará disponible para estudiantes de Technology y Advancement.

El día del diseño es el 8 de agosto de 2019 en Harmony School of Enrichment. Por favor envíeme y Ms. Jennifer Stark un correo electrónico directamente (jstark@harmonytx.org; bbardo@harmonytx.org) para inscribirse para participar.

(Vea este volante para más detalles).

Ya que es el próximo jueves, responda lo antes posible, por favor.

¡Gracias por tu apoyo!

Visit our supply lists to get your student ready for the school year!

“We are very happy to continue to reward our staff for their dedication to excellence,” said Fatih Ay, CEO of Harmony Public Schools. “Every year our 34,000 plus students consistently exceed state education standards. Our teacher’s hard work is recognized annually by major publications, such as US News Best High Schools, and noted children’s advocacy groups.”

In addition to a base salary increase of between $3,500 & $5,000, teachers will be awarded a stipend of $1,000 if they have between 5 and 9 years of classroom experience. Those with more than 10 years’ experience will receive $2,000. “We see this as an investment not only in our teachers but in our students as well,” Ay said.

The new salary schedule follows Governor Greg Abbott’s signing of the $11.5 Billion school finance reform package. Harmony chose to target additional funding into pay & benefits for teachers and staff. These increases have been presented to the HPS Board of Directors, and will be up for approval after receiving regulations from TEA.

Harmony Proposed Pay Increases

Healthy Summer Meals For Kids

Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. Use the mapping tool below to find a site near you.

STARTING JUNE 1, FIND A NEARBY MEAL SITE AND HOURS OF OPERATION

1 Call 211

2 Text* FOODTX to 877-877, or

3 Visit SummerFood.org

 

Mapping tool: https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

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Nuestros niños necesitan comida nutritiva para aprender, crecer y prosperar—incluso cuando no hay escuela. Bajo el Programa de Servicios de Alimentos para Niños durante el Verano, los niños de 18 años de edad o menores pueden seguir comiendo comida saludable durante todo el verano, sin costo. Solo tienen que ir a un sitio de comida que participe en el programa.

A PARTIR DEL 1 DE JUNIO BUSQUE UN SITIO DE COMIDA CERCANO Y LAS HORAS DE OPERACIÓN

1 Llame al 211

2 Envíe un mensaje de texto* COMIDA al 877–877, o

3 Visite SummerFood.org

 

Mapping tool: https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

 

 

Parent Information Rack Card

On June 12, you can visit TexasAssessment.gov to learn more about your child's #STAAR performance and how you can provide additional support at home.

Harmony Parents – On June 12, you can visit TexasAssessment.gov to learn more about your child’s #STAAR performance and how you can provide additional support at home.

Texas Education Agency is committed to making sure you are informed and have an accurate picture of your child’s progress. Follow these 4 steps to Log in & Learn More.

STAAR scores will become available to view beginning June 12, 2019.

Due to the weather and flooding in many areas, Harmony School of Enrichment is closed on Friday, May 10th. School is planned to resume as normal on Monday, May 13th.
 
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Debido a la lluvia y las inundaciones en muchas áreas, Harmony School of Enrichment está cerrada el viernes, 10 de mayo. Está previsto que la escuela se abre normalmente el lunes 13 de mayo.
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No School on Friday, May 10

ATTENTION: All Houston S/W schools, including Sugar Land, Katy & Beaumont will be closed Friday, May 10, due to severe weather. Stay safe and monitor local media for the latest weather conditions in your area.

 

All Harmony Public Schools campuses in the Houston area are closed today due to the inclement weather conditions.  Please continue to monitor the local media for weather updates and stay safe.