I am proud to announce that in our first year competing in Team America Rocketry Challenge both teams had a great showing at nationals with Team 1 advancing to the second and final round. This puts Team 1 in the top 5% of all teams nationwide. Both teams had a great time and are excited to challenge for the title next year.
This Friday, May 24th, is the last day of school for the 2018-2019 school year. It is an early release day so students will be released at 12:30 pm.
We will clean out lockers on the 22nd. Students should not bring a backpack on the 23rd and 24th. Students can bring their lunchboxes.
We will not have clubs during the last week of school. Please make sure to pick up your students by 3:35 pm.
Parents can purchase yearbooks for $40 by using the links below. The yearbooks should be in on June 22nd.
To order the books use the following link based on what grade your student is in.
Enter 20919 to purchase Middle and High School Yearbook – https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/?event=general.displayLanding&jobnumber=20919
Enter 21285 to purchase PreK-5 Yearbook. – https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/?event=general.displayLanding&jobnumber=21285
High School students will need to return their Chromebooks starting 5/16/2019. Please bring your Chromebooks to Mr. Sever’s classroom.
Both Harmony Teams will compete at the Team America Rocketry Challenge Final Fly-Off at Great Meadows in The Plains, Virginia this Saturday. They will compete for more than $100,000 in cash and prizes, the title of National Champion, and the honor of representing the United States at the International Rocketry Challenge in Paris, France from June 19 – 23, 2019.
We wish them the best of luck as they take on teams from around the nation.
This morning KXAN did a segment on our teams.
2018 STAAR Test Results: Every Campus Received a “Met Standard” Rating | The Seven Harmony Districts Received six “A”s and one “B” Rating.
Every Campus Received a “Met Standard” Rating!
The Seven Harmony Districts Received six “A”s and one “B” Rating:
Direct link for Federal Report Cards
Harmony School of Endeavor would like to invite you to attend out GATE showcase next Thursday, May 9 from 2-4:30 in Cafeteria 2. We have projects that include earth science, physics, robotics and more! Students have been working very hard to showcase their learning and we would love for you to come and support them!
We are proud to announce that we have two teams who are a national finalist in this year’s Team America Rocketry Challenge! 830 teams from across the country competed this year, There will have 102 Finalist teams at the National Finals this year.
As a Finalist team, they will compete at the Team America Rocketry Challenge Final Fly-Off at Great Meadows in The Plains, Virginia on Saturday, May 18, 2019. They will compete for more than $100,000 in cash and prizes, the title of National Champion, and the honor of representing the United States at the International Rocketry Challenge in Paris, France from June 19 – 23, 2019.
HARMONY ENDEAVOR PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION (PTO)
Harmony School of Endeavor will be forming a Parent Teacher Organization for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. This is a much-needed organization that will involve all teachers and parents to work together to move our school forward in all programs and academic opportunities. Mr. Chappell (Music & Technology) teacher will be the point person in getting this organization established. An initial meeting will be coming before the end of the year for all teachers interested in partnering with Mr. Chappell, and admin in taking the first steps in the creation of the Endeavor PTO. Contact Mr. Chappell directly at email@example.com for information.
Harmony School of Endeavor – Austin was named one of the best High Schools by U.S. News and World Reports. We are proud of our students and staff for their hard work and dedication. They are the one that makes this possible.
Join us for our Spring Carnival and Cultural Fair Friday night April 26th. We will have bounce houses, obstacle courses, carnival games, petting zoo, mechanical bull, dunking booth, vendors and food. In addition to all the fun events, we will have an original play performed by our theater group entitled “Alice is Dreaming Again!”
We will also have a Cultural Fair with booths and presentations.
If you would like to volunteer please sign up on through the sign-up genius. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B084DABAE2FAAF94-endeavor
April 26th we will have Field Day during the morning hours. PreK through 4th grade will have stations and student in 5th – 12th grade will compete in with their houses for points towards the Endeavor Cup.
Students in PreK – 4th should bring a change of clothes and a towel. Kids can wear traditional attire if they want.
We will have Kona Ice at school so any student who wants to purchase a snow cone should bring money (snow cones cost between $3-$5).
Students can wear athletics clothing but must follow the school handbook for free dress day/PE uniforms. Students can wear a t-shirt (no sleeveless shirts/tank tops) and shorts (must be to the knee level or longer) or sweatpants. No spandex or tight-fitting t-shirts, shorts, or sweatpants are allowed. Garments must be free of holes, tears, inappropriate wording, logos, messages or advertising. Clothing items must not depict images of violence. Parents will be called to bring a change of clothes or pick up a child if he or she violates the dress code.
If you would like to volunteer to help on field day, please let me know by sending me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 email@example.com . 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.