Archive for month: December, 2018
Re-Enrollment for 2019-2020
If your child will continue attending Harmony School of Technology next year, (this includes 8th-grade students planning to attend Harmony School of Advancement) please be on the lookout for re-enrollment information coming soon. Re-enrollment will be from January 7-25th and will be done only online. It is very important that you fill out your online re-enrollment information by the deadline to secure your student’s place here at our school. By NOT re-enrolling, you will automatically lose your student’s place here at Harmony School of Technology and Advancement… If you have any questions please call Mrs. Caldera at (281)444-1555 x 200 or by email at email@example.com.
Re-Inscripción para 2019-2020
Atencion Padres: Si su estudiante seguira asistiendo a Harmony School of Technology el proximo año, (esto incluye a los estudiantes de octavo grado que asistiran a Harmony School of Advancement) por favor esten atentos, pronto se les mandara informacion de re-inscripcion. La re-inscripcion se llevara acabo de Enero 7-25 y se llevara acabo solamente en linea. Es muy importante que re-inscriba a sus estudiantes en linea antes de la fecha limite para asegurar su lugar en Harmony School of Technology y Advancement. Al NO re-inscribir a sus estudiantes, perderan automaticamente el lugar de su estudiante en Harmony School of Technology y Advancement. Si tiene alguna pregunta o duda por favor comuniquese con Mrs. Caldera al (281) 444-1555 x 200 o por email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- First-come, first-served basis, ONLY 25 seats available
- Only rising 9-12 grade (14-17 years old) boys and girls
- Application form and $600 deposit must be made no later than February 1, 2019
- Trip cost $3400 includes airfare, accommodation, transportation, 3 meals per day, guided tours, park & museum fees.
- The payment plan is available. Last payment must be paid by June 1, 2019
- Departure/Arrival cities are Houston & Madrid
- Students and parents can contact Campus Engagement Coordinator for more information contact
- 16-22 June 2019: RealMadridCampus Experience
- 22-25 June 2019: Madrid and Toledo Trip, Warner Bros Madrid, etc.
Please see advertisement materials about Real Madrid Campus Experience & Madrid-Toledo Trip 2019
Hello, parents and students of HSOT! NJHS will be hosting a donation drive for the less fortunate of Houston. The care packages will be delivered to Star of Hope. We would appreciate it if you could donate any of the following items:
• White socks
• Face Towel
• Wet wipes
• Travel Hand Sanitizer
• Fruit Cup • Travel Shampoo
• Crackers, Granola
• Pudding Cup
• Canned Tuna/Vienna Sausage
Star of Hope donation drive extended through Dec. 19 and whoever donates gets a one-day free dress pass.
Let’s get into the holiday spirit with our Holiday Spirit Week next week. This activity is optional for all students. December 17-21, 2018
Accessorize your uniform with holiday spirit!
· Monday(17th) – Holiday Ties & Scarves Day!
· Tuesday (18th)– Holiday Hat or Hair Day!
· Wednesday(19th) – Holiday Socks Day!
· Thursday (20th)– Holiday Accessory Day!
· Friday (21st)– Holiday Sweater Day!
Attention Harmony School of Technology Families and Staff
Due to weather conditions and for the safety of our students and staff, all after-school activities including clubs, tutorials, events, Family Holiday Party, Saturday detention and Saturday tutorials are canceled for today and tomorrow.
GT Results are Now Available.
The Gifted and Talented test results are now available for pick-up at the front office of the main building. Parents may pick up letters at the front office or send a note with their student allowing them to pick up the results themselves, The note may say “Please allow (student name) to pick up GT test results” and add date and signature.
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.
- 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 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.
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.