Exploration’s Newsletter- Fourth Edition

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Planning Ahead- Book Character Parade on Wednesday, October 31st

Exploration’s Book Character Parade is Coming!

Who is your favorite book character? Suess? DePaola’s Strega Nona?

So many characters and so little time. Start planning now!

Students can dress up as their favorite book character on Wednesday, October 31st.

So who will it be?

National School Lunch Week- Monday, October 15th – Thursday, October 18th – NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, October 19th

Hello parents!
Oct 15-19 is National School Lunch Week & this year we’re “ Leveling Up “ !
We have a fun spirit week coming up filled with fun activities for the children all week long!
We would love for your children to participate, I sent flyers home indicating what the child can dress up as and what day!
This week will be full of nutritious meals and fun, make sure they’re here so enjoy all the fun during their lunch time!!!
Please also remember that October 19 we will not be having school so the activities for this day will not occur.
Thank you & have a nice day

No School Attendance for Exploration Students and No School Events on Friday, October 19th

No School Attendance for Exploration Students


No Events Friday, October 19th

New “Late Pick -Up” Time at Exploration

Dear Parents,

Students will be sent to late pick up beginning at 3:50. If you are still in line at 3:50 you will need to come to the front

office to pick up your child from late pick up. Outside staff on duty will stop calling car riders and sibling numbers at 3:50.

Please inform in daycare or after school pick up services you use that we stop at 3:50. Exceptions will ONLY be made due

to inclement weather or when we do not have HPD directing traffic during dismissal. Thank you for your understanding as

our staff on duty are only contracted to work until 4pm. If you have issues with picking up on time please contact our after

school care providers, Zenith Learning, for alternative options.  You may find more information if you click here   Club Zenith.pdf

You may contact the site director , Marlene Gomez at

Middles school students are sent to late pick up at their campus at 3:50. Be advised that you will need to pick up elementary

students at Exploration front office and Innovation students at the middle school when they are sent to late pick up.

Queridos padres,

Los estudiantes serán enviados a recoger tarde a partir de las 3:50. Si todavía está en la fila a las 3:50, 
tendrá que venir a la oficina principal para recoger a su hijo como "late pick up" El personal de la escuela 
dejará de llamar a los números a las 3:50. Por favor informe en la guardería o en los servicios de recogida 
después de la escuela que utiliza que paramos a las 3:50. 

SOLAMENTE se harán excepciones debido a las inclemencias del tiempo o cuando no tengamos HPD dirigiendo el 
tráfico durante la despedida. Gracias por su comprensión, ya que nuestro personal de servicio solo está contratado 
para trabajar hasta las 4 pm. Si tiene problemas para recojiendo a tiempo, comuníquese con nuestros proveedores 
de atención después de la escuela, Zenith Learning, para obtener opciones alternativas. Puede encontrar más 
información si hace clic aquí Club Zenith.pdf  Puede comunicarse con la directora del 
sitio, Marlene Gomez a

Los estudiantes de la escuela intermedia son enviados a recoger tarde en su campus a las 3:50. Tenga en cuenta que 
tendrá que recoger a los estudiantes de primaria en la oficina central de Exploration y a los estudiantes 
de Innovación en la escuela intermedia cuando se los envíe para recogerlos tarde.


First Graders Pancakes and Pajamas Reading Event – Fun For All!

IHOP Collaborated with Exploration to Provide a Delicious Reading Night


Exploration’s Collaboration with Starbucks – Tiger Cubs Shine on Display 2018-2019


Exploration Students’  Work Will Be Featured

Throughout the 2018-2019 School Year

Each month a different grade level’s work will be displayed in the hallway of Starbucks located at 5409 South Rice.

This partnership is an exciting opportunty to shine a spotlight on our school , dipslay donation requests, AND visit Starbucks!!


Museum of Fine Arts- Bayou Bend Family Day on Sunday, October 21st : 1pm – 5 pm


Exploration Families Go and Enjoy the Beauty and Fun of Bayou Bend Family Days

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Sunrise Yoga at Exploration- Was Peaceful and Playful- Thank You YogaPod

YogaPod of Houston

Collaborated with Exploration for a Sweet World Health Day


Open enrollment begins soon

Open Enrollment 2018 - 2019 begins Thursday November 1st, 2018

The open enrollment period for new Harmony Public Schools students is approaching fast.

Open Enrollment for campuses statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10 for students wishing to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester.

What is Harmony?

Harmony Public Schools is a system of exceptional PreK-12 college-preparatory charter schools in Texas, specializing inScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

Harmony has 56 schools in communities across Texas, including Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso and in neighborhoods everywhere in between. Click here to find a campus near you.

What comes with a Harmony Public Schools education?

The Harmony Public Schools system is frequently recognized as one of the best school systems in Texas for its well-rounded curriculum with a special emphasis on STEM education.

In 2018, six of districts received ‘A’ ratings from the Texas Education Agency on its annual state accountability ratings. The TEA also found that all of Harmony’s campuses earned a “Met Standard” rating in its 2018 STARR testing.

Harmony also has a 100 percent college acceptance rate system-wide among our graduating seniors.

What is our enrollment process?

Open enrollment for Harmony Public Schools statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10. Our application and instructions for submission can be found online or at any of our campus offices. In the event the number of qualified applicants exceeds the maximum enrollment at any campus, a lottery is held at the end of February to fairly fill the available openings.

Find out more …

To find out more about our admissions process, including information about selection process and required application materials, please visit

October 2018 Breakfast and Lunch Menus


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Apply Today: ESL and Bilingual Teachers

Build a career at Harmony Public Schools

We are now accepting applications for certified ESL and Bilingual Teachers.

Apply Now

Dream Job

Energy Day on Saturday,October 20, 2018 – Don’t Miss It!!! – Free Fun for the Family

A Day of Free Fun for Families

Energy Day on Saturday, October 20,2018- 11 am –  4 pm

The Energy Day Festival was founded in Houston, Texas in 2011 to provide outreach and educational support materials, events, activities, resources, and information about career opportunities in STEM and the various energy fields – stressing the importance of energy, conservation, and efficiency in our daily lives to schools, students, and their families.



2018 STAAR Test Results

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:

Harmony Public Schools Recognized By TEA as Best in Class

Harmony Exploration Academic School Calendar is Here!!!

The Academic School Calendar Provides


School Year Dates at a Glance:



Open enrollment begins soon for the 2019 - 2020 School Year!

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