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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.

Parent / Teacher Conference Appointments

Dear Parents,

Our Parent / Teacher Conference will take place on Thursday, September 25th, from 2:00 - 5:30 p.m. In order to help facilitate teacher meetings, we are asking parents to please sign up for an appointment time. Appointment times are available from 2:00 to 5:20 and will be offered every 5 minutes. Please call the front office to schedule your appointments.

If you feel that you need more than 5 minutes to speak with your child's teacher, we ask that you schedule an appointment with the teacher on another day.

All students will be dismissed at 12:45 PM. There will be no clubs or after school care.

Estimados padres de familia,
Nuestra primera conferencia de padres y maestros se llevará a cabo el jueves 25 de septiembre de las 2:00 a 5:30 de la tarde. Para poder facilitar las juntas con los maestros, les pedimos de favor que se apunten para la hora que más se adapte a su horario. Los horarios de las citas están disponibles entre las 2:00 y 5:30 de la tarde y se ofrecerán cada 5 minutos. Favor de llamar a la oficina para programar sus citas.
Si cree que necesita más de 5 minutos para hablar con los maestros de su hijo (a) les pedimos de favor que programe una cita con el/los maestro (os) durante otro día.
Todos los estudiantes saldrán a las 12:45 del mediodía. No habrá clubes ni guardería después de clases.

Harmony Spirit T-Shirts

Dear Parents,
It's that time of year again... SCHOOL SPIRIT T-SHIRT TIME! HSA-Brownsville Athletic Department is offering a new t-shirt design for the 2014-2015 school year. All grade levels will be getting the same design.  Also, students will be able to wear school spirit shirts EVERY Friday with jeans! The shirts are available in Youth Small all the way to Adult XXL. These shirts are PRE-ORDER ONLY! We will not be able to accept returns or exchange sizes therefore please make sure you order the correct size. Cost of the shirts will be $10.00. These shirts will be sold through the front office and you can pay using either a credit card, money order or check. The shirts will be on sale from  September 15  to October 1. When you are ordering your shirt, please indicate the size and class that you child is in. A receipt for the shirt will be issued and sent home with your child. Please keep this receipt on file because it will be required in order to pick up your shirt once they arrive. Please fill out the order form below and remit with your payment. Thank you so much for your support and cooperation!

Accelerated Reader Reward Program

HSA-Brownsville is Building Passionate Readers 1 Student at a Time Reading is the foundation of everything we do in life! Accelerated Reader is a tool we use to help reinforce the skills we teach on a daily basis. It gives students the chance to practice using those skills with text matched to their individual, independent reading level and books of their choice guiding them to become better readers. Practice makes perfect. Accelerated Reader Reward Program In order to encourage more reading on our campus. We have implemented a reward system for our K-8th grade students. Students are able to earn point as they read and take quiz then later exchange points for a variety of rewards available.

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Parents! Want to Help? We're looking for Parent Volunteers

Do you have 30 minutes to an hour During the day and are looking for a way to help support your school? We're currently looking for Parent Volunteers to help around campus!

Please contact Ms. C. Cruz ccruz@harmonytx.org or 956-574-9555 ext. 230 to sign up.

¿Tienen 30 minutos o una hora libre durante el día y les gustaría apoyar a su escuela? iEstamos buscando a padres voluntarios que quieran ayudar en la escuela!

Favor de contactar a Ms. C. Cruz ccruz@harmonytx.org o al teléfono 956-574-9555 ext. 230 to para apuntarse.

Chromebook Cases

Chromebook cases are on sale!
You can purchase them at the Front Office.


Ice Bucket Challenge: HSAB Principal, administrators and coordinators accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from HSA Laredo. The challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice water on someone's head to promote awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also referred to as 'Lou Gehrig's Disease') and encourage donations to research.

The ALS Association raises money to combat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that affects the nerves in the brain and spinal cord.

Harmony Science Academy Brownsville has raised over $650 and will donate all the money to ALS.

Check out our facebook page for the video.

HSA Robotics Teams are Now Recruiting New Members

Harmony Science Academy - Brownsville is currently accepting applications to populate two robotics teams whom will be taking on the Vex and First Tech Challenge for 2014.

  • Vex team- Grades 7-12
  • First Tech Challenge team- Grades 7-12

What is FTC?
Organized by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), FTC is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. 

What is Vex? 
The VEX Robotics Design System offers students an exciting platform for learning about areas rich with career opportunities spanning science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). These are just a few of the many fields students can explore by creating with VEX Robotics technology. Beyond science and engineering principles, a VEX Robotics project encourages teamwork, leadership and problem solving among groups. It also allows educators to easily customize projects to meet the level of students' abilities. The affordable VEX platform is expanding rapidly and is now found in middle schools, high schools and university labs around the globe. Robotics hobbyists also appreciate the advanced capabilities of the VEX System.

All students , grades 7-12 , are invited to apply.

>>Apply Online Now!

Month of September is the Nomination period for the Gifted and Talented Education program at Harmony Public Schools. Teachers, parents and others who know the student well may nominate a student during this period. Please fill out and submit the attached forms to campus GT coach ( Mrs. Rosas).
For more information please contact campus GT Coach( Mrs. Rosas).
Nomination Period: September 1st thru 30th, 2014

Information Sessions In RGV

Dear Harmony Students, Parents& Guardians,

Representatives from very selective universities; HARVARD, DUKE, GEORGETOWN, PENN and STANFORD will be visiting Rio Grande Valley.

All students especially juniors and seniors are highly recommended! To participate.

Date and Place:
McAllen, TX
Monday, September 29, 7:30 pm
McAllen Convention Center
700 Convention Center Boulevard, McAllen, TX 78501

Registration required:
http://exploringcollegeoptions.org/ read more . . .

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 HAS Brownsville has received 3 distinctions for 2013-2014 academic year. We would like to thank all our students, teachers and parents for this great accomplisment. read more . . .

Coffee Talks with the School Administration and Homeroom Teacher

Dear Harmony Parents,

HSA-Brownsville is organizing a series of coffee talks for parents with the school administration & homeroom teacher. Please join us to learn about new initiatives at our school, and discuss about your child's success while drinking a warm cup of coffee

For the dates and details read more . . .

Local Policies & Procedures

All local policies & procedures were distributed during student orientation. Please review these policies and procedures as there have been several changes and updates. The policies and procedures will be strictly enforced.

Local Policies

School Uniforms are Available!

Dear Students, Parents, and Guardians,

Elementary, Middle School andHigh School School uniform shirts have arrived and are on sale for $15.00 in the front office. Please stop by and pick yours up today at Harmony Science Academy, 1124 Central Blvd.

Payment must be made in the form of a debit/credit card, check or money order with the exact amount.

Please contact the front office for any questions or concerns at 956-574-9555.

School Lunch & Breakfast Program

Dear Parents,

We would like to remind you that our school offers a Free and Reduced Meal Program. You will receive a lunch application form in the orientation packet which you are able to return to school before or after school starts.

You can make advance payments at the front office. Students having more than $15 balance will not be served school lunch but an alternative food.

We encourage all of our parents to return their application forms regardless they qualify or not.

The meal prices for the 2013-2014 school year will be as follows:

Reduced:$0.40; Paid:$3.00; Adult:$4.00

Free for all students!

Please return below application form to the front office.

Immunization Information for 2014-2015 School Year "No Shots, No School"

The State of Texas requires that every child in school have a complete and current immunization record in order to attend school. If your child is missing immunizations, you will receive a letter from the Health Office during the first few day of school regarding missing immunizations. If you receive a letter and your child has received these immunizations, please bring an updated copy of immunization record to the school. If your child has not received the required immunizations, please take your child to their Physician, Brownsville Health Department or a medical facility of your choice to receive the required immunizations. Your child will not be allowed into school for the 2014-2015 school year until we have received proof of immunizations.

All entering seventh graders must have the following immunizations before entering the 7th grade.

Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (Dtap/DTP/DT/Td/Tdap)
For 7th grade: 1 dose of Tdap is required if at least 5 years have passed since the last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine.

Varicella (Chickenpox)
For 7th grade: 2 doses are required.

Meningococcal, MCV4 (Meningitis)
For 7th grade: 1 dose is required.


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...



 October 13, Monday
Staff Meeting (no classes)
 October 20, Monday
Second Quarter Starts
 November 24, Monday
Thankgiving (no classes)
 November 25, Tuesday
Thankgiving (no classes)
 November 26, Wednesday
Thankgiving (no classes)
 November 27, Thursday
Thankgiving (no classes)
 November 28, Friday
Thankgiving (no classes)
 December 22, Monday
Winter Break (no classes)
 December 23, Tuesday
Winter Break (no classes)
 December 24, Wednesday
Winter Break (no classes)

Harmony Science Academy - Brownsville is established and operated by Harmony Public Schools - Harmony Public Schools (harmonytx.org)