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The Harmony Public Schools
is a non-profit corporation that was established in Houston, Texas.The Harmony Public Schools is organized
and shall be operated exclusively
for educational, scientific, and literary purposes.
The Harmony Public Schools
is dedicated to quality education and it promotes science, mathematics and educational technology in school environments. The Harmony Public Schools is the parent organization for Harmony Science Academy Brownsville.

Kinder - 5th Grade Field Day

Dear Parents/Guardians

Field Day is scheduled for Thursday May 28th and Friday May 29th. Our team approach will continue for this year. Classrooms will compete with each other, on their grade level, in 10 different events. Activities will be located in two areas during the day. The activities will be located in the recess area, front school parking lot, as well as on the blacktop. Donations are greatly needed and appreciated. If you are able to donate healthy snacks or drinks please do. The following items can be donated:
Fruit-apples, bananas, oranges
Popsicles or ice cream
Water and or Capri Suns

Estimados padres/tutores
Campo día está programada para 28 de Mayo el jueves y el viernes 29 de Mayo. Nuestro enfoque de equipo continuará durante este año. Aulas competirán con los demás, en su nivel de grado, en 10 diferentes eventos. Las actividades se ubicarán en dos áreas durante el día. Las actividades se ubicarán en la zona de recreo, estacionamiento frontal de la escuela, así como en el asfalto. Las donaciones son grandemente necesarias y apreciadas. Si eres capaz de donar meriendas saludables o por favor bebidas. Los siguientes elementos pueden ser donados: frutas-manzanas, plátanos, naranjas, Paletas de hielo o helado, Agua y o Carpí Sun read more . . .


Harmony San Antonio-Laredo-Brownsville Seniors- "Shake it off"


Summer Reading Project

Dear Parents and Guardians,
Are you looking for an inexpensive and fun solution to ensure your child continues the progress they've made in reading this school year? Look no further than your local library! Studies show that when students are engaged in educational activities during the summer, they avoid the "Summer Slide," a loss in academic achievement or reading skills.

>>2015 Elementary Summer Reading Lists Parent Letter
>>Reading List Grades K-2
>>Summer Reading List Grades 3-5
>>2015 Required Summer Reading (+ Writing) for Middle School
>>Summer Reading (+ Writing) Assignment for High School


2015-2016 Academic Calendar

>>Please click here to see 2015-2016 Academic Calendar


End of Year Parent and Student Reminders

Dear Parents and Students,

Attached you will find a few friendly reminders regarding end of year policies and procedures. With only 2 weeks of school left we need to continue to encourage all students to stay on their best behavior and continue to follow all School Polices and Procedures.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

If you have any questions, please email ccruz@harmonytx.org.

>>Cell Phones and Other Electronics Devices Reminders
>>Tardy Parent Letter Consequences
>>Locker Clean Out Schedule


TWO WEEK EVENT CALENDAR

Take a look at our final 2 weeks of events in school.
Check out our School Activity Calendar


HSA- Brownsville Current Job Openings:

HSA- Brownsville Current Job Openings:
- Social Studies Teacher
- Operations Manager
- IT Specialist

We are glad you are interested in employment in Harmony Public School (HPS). HPS strives to provide the best working environment for your professional development as a teacher and educational leader.
HPS are high performing K-12 college preparatory charter schools that focus on math, science, engineering and computer technologies. Our mission at Harmony is to prepare each student for higher education by providing a safe, caring and collaborative atmosphere featuring a quality, student-centered educational program with a strong emphasis on math, engineering, science and technology. With a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, Harmony Public Schools have earned the reputation of providing a distinct, high-quality education with 43 campuses in Texas.

To learn more about the job opennings please go to our employment page by clicking to the employment links on our website.


Harmony Tigers 3rd Annual Run Highlights


Chromebook Returning Guide

Parents and Students,

As we near the end of the year, we wanted to inform you on the requirements for how Chromebooks will be turned in. Please note that Chromebooks need to have all of the keys present and working as outlined by the agreement that was signed.Failure to have the keyboard fixed, lost Chromebook, missing power adapter, etc. will result in the following charges,

* Chromebook Replacement - $429.00
* Screen - $90.00
* Keyboard/touchpad - $52.00
* Power cord and charger - $32.00

It is very important to remember that current insurance policy does not cover for loss of the Chromebook and/or its accessories, cosmetic damage, or damages caused by intentional misuse and abuse. Parents/Students will be charged for full replacement cost of a device that has been lost or damaged due to intentional misuse or abuse.

Deadline for collecting Chromebooks
*Deadline to fix, repair or supply missing parts: May 20th.
*Deadline for Returning Chromebooks and accessories in Good condition: May 22th

>>Chromebook Return Guide
>>Chromebook Return Flyer


CRLP Registrations are now OPEN!

CRLP Registration has now opened for 2015-2016. The College Readiness and Leadership Program (CRLP) is a voluntary mentorship program designed to help qualified students improve their skills in:

*Social Networking
*Academics
*Extracurricular Activities
*Personal Development

CRLP is a committed long term interactive mentor-mentee relationship which will enhance the student's probability of acceptance into top ranking colleges and universities around the Nation. Apply Here for CRLP!

For questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Akbas at oakbas@harmonytx.org.


2015 Summer Leadership STEM Camp

Dear parent/student. 

We are proud to offer the Harmony Public Schools - Summer Leadership Camp. This is a wonderful activity including an SAT workshop by UTSA, STEM activities by the Center of STEM Education, Tennis Course \ Water Marbling Course, Leadership Talks, Character Education Presentations and a lot of recreational activities like swimming, hiking, zip line and etc. We have very limited place and half of the rooms is already reserved by some of our students. Please make an on line application at http://www.leadershipstemcamps.org/application.html ,after you are approved by the organization committee, make a payment of $300 in the school office and email the receipt to oakbas@harmonytx.org.Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me.

Have a great day


>>Flyer


SIMS DATABASE


We are pleased to announce a new app for parent/guardians to keep track of their student's progress. This new app is called SIMS DATABASE.
Please note: We are no longer promoting the formerly known app PARENT MOBILE.

The SIMS DATABASE app is available on both Android and iPhone.

As always, your feedback is welcomed and important to us: Your Feedback


Sumdog's Cameron County Math Contest

Congratulations to Harmony elementary tigers! We won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! Excellent job Ms. P. Cruz and Ms. E. Gonzalez.

>>more info


VERY IMPORTANT: Amendment to The Student Handbook

Dear Parents,


We have recently updated certain portions of our Student/Parent Handbook and the"Reporting Proceures" to reflect recently adopted legal requirements and School policy. All Students will receive their copy on Monday, April 6th.


Copies will be available in the front office and on the school website.
read more . . .


A Harmony Classic: 100% College Acceptance again!

Dear Harmony Family,



We are very proud to announce that all seniors received their at least one 4 year college acceptance as their graduation requirement, as of today.



Some of the colleges are as following; UT Austin, St. Marry's, St.Edwards, UT Tyler, Texas Tech, Texas State, UTSA, UTRGV, TAMUCC, NAU, TAMUK, UNT Dallas, Tx Wesleyan, AADA - New York, UH, UH Victoria, Hawaii Pacific, West Alabama, Schreiner, Art Inst. Of Austin, Sam Houston…



Seniors received around total of $300,000 scholarship and financial aid.



Congratulations to all seniors, teachers and counselors.


San Antonio Championship Game

Congratulations to the 5th grade Harmony basketball Team for getting 1st place at the Spring Break Invitational at San Antonio Texas.  Check out the championship game highlights.


Harmony Team will Represent RGV in the Mathcounts State Tournament!

Harmony Science Academy Brownsville middle school students competed against several other public, private and charter schools in the Mathcounts mathematics competition held in University of Texas-Pan American on Friday.  Harmony team reserved all the top spots by beating other teams attending and proved to be the best team and mathletes in the Rio Grande Valley Chapter. Harmony core team got the team first place while Harmony 8th grader Victor R. got the individual first place and the Countdown Round first place. Harmony Science Academy Brownsville students advanced to the state tournaments representing Rio Grande Valley Region.  Harmony Mathcounts students and Coach V. Karatas will continue working hard to represent RGV well in the state tournaments.

Mathcounts is a nationwide middle school mathematics competition  in various places in the United StateThe Mathcounts competition comprises three rounds of timed written tests that present the students with word problems. Students participate in the first two rounds independently and participate in the third round as a four-person team. A final round called Countdown round is held among top 10 students where mathletes buzz their answers in verbally competing not only against their peers but time.

Congratulations to Harmony Science Academy Brownsville students and coach! 


College and Field Trips 2014-2015

Dear Harmony Family,

Field trips are valuable learning experiences for students! Here is a list of standardized field/college trips for our K-12 grade students:

As part of our college readiness program; students will start visiting colleges as early as 6th grade and they will visit at least 8 different universities before they graduate.

Here is the Road to College plan:

Kinder and 1st graders: Quinta Mazatllan 5/6/2015
2nd and 3rd graders: IMAS 5/7/2015
4th and 5th graders: Rancho El Charco 5/8/2015
6th graders: UTB/TSC and Zoo 5/8/2015
7th graders: UTPA and The Internatonal Museum of Art and Science 4/23/2015
8th graders: TAMU Kingsville and Museum of Hist and Science 4/30/2015
9th graders: TAMU Corpus Christi and Texas State Aquarium 4/17/2015
10th graders: UTSA and The Alamo, River Walk, Japanese Tea Gardens 4/16/2015
11th graders: UT Austin and Capitol& Zilker Park 5/1/2015
11th graders: Out of state - IVY League (depending on applicants)
12th graders: Rice/ UH/ NAU Houston trip 9/26/2014
12th graders: Austin/ Baylor/ UT Dallas and Botanic Garden trip. 11/7,8/2014
12th graders: Senior Europe International Trip 3/6/2015 - 3/15/2015

Every student of Harmony will graduate college ready! Go Tigers!


2013-2014 School Report Card

Dear Parents and Students,

Texas Education Agency released the school report cards. Here you will find a copy of the State of Texas 2013-14 School Report Card for Harmony Science Academy Brownsville. We are happy to announce that HSA Brownsville has received 5 distinctions for 2013-2014 academic year. We would like to thank all our students, teachers and parents for this great accomplisment. read more . . .


Yearbook on Sale

A school year is a special 10 months, filled with challenges, friendships and triumphs. Everyday students, teachers, and parents work together to create an environment that nurtures the leaders of tomorrow. There is no better record of these daily experiences then the annual yearbook!! You can purchase the yearbook with a check payable to Harmony Science Academy from the front office or online at:http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01116207

Buy your yearbook now and keep a hold of the memories forever!


HSA-B Reading Dashboard!


Child Find

It is the policy of the Harmony Science Academy Charter School to locate and identify any child who contacts or enrolls in the Charter School who may have a disability and be in need of special education and related services, regardless of the severity of the disability, in accordance with its procedures as reflected in the CHILD FIND legal framework of the Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Special Education Process, located at: http://framework.esc18.net/. read more...


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Harmony Science Academy - Brownsville
It is the policy of HPS not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, 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.