Join us for ‘Coffee with a Cop’ sponsored by our HSA & HSI PTO. The event starts at 8:30 am and runs until 9:30 am in Cafeteria A. We hope to see you there!
Archive for month: September, 2019
Click here to see the breakfast and lunch menus for the month of October.
Please be advised there is NO SCHOOL for students on Monday, September 30th due to staff professional development. We hope you have a wonderful three day weekend!
The month of September is Attendance Awareness Month. To help celebrate, students will be able to pay $3.00 (cash) on September 27th to wear their pajamas. Pajamas must be school appropriate. All proceeds will go towards our beautification fund.
Click here to check out what’s happening in this week’s edition of Wednesday Mail.
Please be advised that there are Parent/Teacher conferences on Wednesday, September 25th. Students will have early dismissal at 12:25 pm. Conferences will run from 2:00 pm to 4:50 pm. Teachers have sent out a sign up genius to sign up for a time slot. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s teacher.
Due to inclement weather, there will be no school on Friday, September 20th. Classes will resume on regular schedule on Monday, September 23rd. Please stay safe and dry over the long weekend.
Please be advised that due to weather, all clubs & tutorials will be cancelled today, Thursday, September 19th. Harmony Education Foundation after-school program is cancelled. Please contact the front office if you have any questions.
Please be advised that due to weather, all tutorials will be cancelled today, Wednesday, September 18th. Harmony Education Foundation after-school program will still be on campus. Please contact the front office if you have any questions.
School will be operating under regular hours. No delays or closures.
UPDATE- Harmony Education Foundation After-school program has also been cancelled. Please reach out to the after-school program if you have any questions.
Please be advised that all clubs and tutorials at BOTH HSA and HSI are cancelled today due to predicted inclement weather. Please pick your student(s) up at regular dismissal time which is 2:55 pm. If you have any questions, please contact the front office at 832-437-3926.
Our “Step It Up” fundraiser has officially kicked off! Students have received packets which include their “Golden Ticket.” All “golden tickets” that are brought back, students will receive a prize. Click here for more information.
Due to a supplier issue, our school will be receiving Cheese Pizza Panda Pie instead of Bean & Cheese Pupusas on Monday, September 16th.
Due to a supplier issue, our school will be receiving Lemon Muffins instead of Autumn Muffins on Tuesday, September 17th.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Please be advised that all students must be in proper dress code at all times unless otherwise specified. If you have any questions about dress code, please contact Mr. Rodriguez at email@example.com.
Click here to see what is and is not acceptable for dress code.
Please be advised that students whose parents complete the VOLY application will be receiving a free dress pass for Thursday, September 12th,2019. Students whose parents completed the lunch application will receive their free dress pass for 9/17/2019. Your student(s) must have a pass on green paper in order to participate. Students must abide by our free dress guidelines stated in the student handbook. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Schaefer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HSA Katy has partnered up with Advancial Credit Union to help students learn the importance of saving for the future. Students can create an account online with the help of an adult and then deposit money into it. Advancial representatives will be on campus once a month for deposit days. Students can bring their money to school and have their money deposited that day. Simple as that! If you’re interested in creating an account, click here. The first campus deposit day will be Tuesday, September 10th from 10:30-11:30 am.
Please carefully read the following information about clubs and tutorials pick up.
- ALL HSA Katy students in clubs or tutorials will be picked up in front of HSA on their designated club/tutorial day. They will NOT go to sibling pick up.
- All siblings not attending clubs/tutorials must be picked up at their designated dismissal time. Students will not be allowed to wait until their sibling is released from clubs/tutorials.
- Students enrolled in the Harmony Education Foundation will go straight from their club or tutorial to Cafeteria B.
Click here to see our report card for the 2018-2019 academic school year. Great job, Wildcats!
We will be having picture day on September 10th. Students will be taking individual and class pictures on this day. All students MUST be in uniform on this day. Order forms were sent home. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Schaefer at email@example.com.
We are also looking for volunteers to help assist with picture so if you are available, please sign up here.
Here is your last chance to order a spirit shirt for this year. Spirit shirts can be worn on Friday’s with jeans. Click here to access the order form. All forms must be turned in by Thursday, September 20th.
We will have a Meet the Principal event on Wednesday, September 11th starting at 5:00 pm in Cafeteria B. Light refreshments will be served from 5:00-5:30 pm. Come out and meet the staff, principal, and PTO for the 2019-2020 school year. We hope to see you there!
Please be advised that all kindergarten through second grade students will have their ID picture taken on Tuesday, September 3rd and all third through fifth grade students will have theirs taken on Wednesday, September 4th. Please make sure that all students are in uniform and proper dress code. If you have any questions, please contact your student’s teacher.
Our 1st Spirit Night!!!!! Mason Road Skate Center is locally owned by a Katy resident. Come out, support your school and your community while having fun!!!!
¡Nuestra primera Spirit Night! Será en Mason Road Skate Center y el dueño es residente de Katy. ¡Ven, apoya a nuestra escuela y a tu comunidad mientras te diviertes!
Click here to access the September breakfast and lunch menus.
- 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
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).
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.