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We are now accepting applications from certified ESL and Bilingual Teachers.
Wishing all our Tiger Cub families a safe and restful winter break! Please keep in mind:
- There will be no school on the following dates: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 – Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.
- Additionally, we will have early dismissal on the last day of the semester, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Pick up time will be at 12:30 PM.
- Also, there will be no after-school tutorials or clubs on Dec. 18, 19, 20
We will be excited to see all students return to school on Monday, January 8th.
¡Deseamos a todas nuestras familias de Tiger Cub unas vacaciones de invierno seguras y tranquilas! Por favor tenga en cuenta:
- No habrá clases en las siguientes fechas: jueves, 21 de diciembre de 2017 – viernes, 5 de enero de 2018.
- Además, tendremos salida temprano el último día del semestre, el miércoles 20 de diciembre de 2017. El horario de recogida será a las 12:30 PM.
- Además, no habrá tutoriales ni clubes después de la escuela los días 18, 19 y 20 de diciembre.
Estaremos encantados de ver a todos los estudiantes regresar a la escuela el lunes, 8 de enero!
The RAM clinic will be located at Chua Viên Thông Tự Buddhist Temple located at 17355 Groeschke Road, Houston, Texas 77084. Patient parking will be located at Cullen Park, 18203 Groeschke Road and will open at 3 a.m. on Saturday, December 9. Patients will be treated in chronological order based upon their arrival and clinic doors open at 6 a.m. The same process will repeat on Sunday, December 10. Services available at the Houston clinic will include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, dental x-rays, eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, free eyeglasses, women’s health care, general medical exams, and flu vaccinations.
“There are tens of thousands of people in Houston who lack access to affordable care,” said RAM Founder & President Stan Brock. “No matter how much we talk about improving our healthcare system, unless we add vision and dental coverage, people will continue to be in pain and suffering just because they don’t have access to a doctor or can’t afford one.”
U.S. census data for Houston, Texas’ largest city by population, shows that 29.0% of its residents lack health insurance coverage. The city’s poverty rate is 22.5% which far exceeds the national average of 14.3%. Due to these factors, RAM and its corps of volunteers expect to treat over 800 people during the two-day clinic.
To schedule an interview with Stan Brock or to learn more RAM’s mobile medical clinics, email RobertL@ramusa.org or call 865-862-5907
Dear Tiger Family,
We wanted to inform you that the weather has not impacted school hours and we are resuming a normal school day. Harmony School of Exploration is open. Drive safely and stay warm!
December is the Gifted/Talented (GT) nomination month for “All students.” Any student who has not been tested this fall semester is eligible for nomination. If you have any questions whether this program meets the needs of your child, please contact our GT Campus Coach. Parent and Teacher/Professional Nomination forms are available in the school’s front office. In order to be considered for the identification process in the Spring Semester, nomination forms MUST be turned in by the last instructional day of this semester, Wednesday, December 20th.
DA = District Assessment – test is created by central office and administered to 3rd -5th grade only. We will have closed campus, and therefore no visitors, from 8:00am-11:00am for testing.
12/11 – Writing 4th Grade
12/12 – Math 3rd-5th Grade
12/13 – Reading 3rd-5th Grade
12/14 – Science 3rd-5th Grade
12/15 – Social Studies 3rd-5th Grade
Dear Parents and Students;
There is no picture day on Dec 1st. Class pictures/re-takes are postponed to January 11th.
Congratulations to our grade level Spelling Bee Winners.
Harmony staff, teachers, and administrators have spent countless of hours preparing our students for college and each year approximately 85% of our graduating class enrolled in a post-secondary institution.
But, despite these impressive enrollment numbers, far too many of our low income and first-time college students drop out as they hit financial and circumstantial barriers such as the cost of attending college, that has increased by 36% in the last 10 years. Harmony Public Schools has 5,033 graduates to date and is projected to have 11,686 graduates by 2020, current funding sources are unable to meet even the current demands of these programs. Clearly, additional financial support is required.
We are asking our Harmony community to consider going beyond educational efforts, providing even greater assistance to our graduates through generous Harmony Giving Day contributions to the Harmony College Fund. All your donations will go towards helping our Harmony graduates to complete their higher education dreams and achieve their career aspirations by providing additional scholarships and direct college and career support services.
Let’s come together to reach our target of raising $50,000 on our first ever giving day.
Thank you for your generosity.
Dear Parents, Your child is receiving a special gift this holiday season… the joy of giving! Your school is providing the chance for your child to shop for their loved ones with the Penguin Patch Holiday Shop.
The Penguin Patch will take place from November 13th to December 1st. 7:30 to 3:00 ( Recess time) and 3:30 to 4:00 (Parents must accommodate students.)
Important tips to create a memorable experience for your child… and for you!
1. Plan and budget with your child using the money envelope provided.
2. Every gift is inexpensive, with kid-friendly pricing from 25¢ to $12.
3. Join the fun and excitement – Sign up at your school to volunteer during the Penguin Patch Holiday Shop®.
4. Ask your child why they chose a particular gift… the smile will be the real gift!
Dear students, Curious George is coming to visit our campus on Tuesday November 28th. George will walk through and visit the K-3 students and share a story with 1-2 of the classes at 8:30 am.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO DISCUSS HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOLS STATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY RATING
As part of the December 13, 2017 Board of Directors Regular Meeting, Harmony Public Schools will hold a public hearing to discuss the HPS Schools’ 2016-2017 Financial Rating Systems of Texas (FIRST) accountability ratings.
The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, located at 9321 W Sam Houston Pkwy S, Houston, TX 77099.