The application window for the 2015-2016 school year is now open for all HPS campuses and will close on March 15, 2015. You may submit your application online or
in person at your campus of choice.
If there are more applications than available seats for the 2015-2016 school year, a lottery will be held to determine who will be admitted. The date for this
lottery will be disclosed at a later time. For additional questions, please call your local campus of choice.
A list of current campuses and their locations can be found here.
Dear Parents/Guardians & Students:
Thank you for your continued support of Harmony Public Schools! Re-enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year is now open. Please be sure to return your re-
enrollment form(s) either to the front office by paper or through the student/parent portal no later than February 1, 2015. Space is limited for the upcoming
academic year, so seats are only guaranteed to students whose re-enrollment forms are returned by February 1, 2015.
Note: The re-enrollment form is for existing students ONLY.
Parents/guardians of students wishing to apply for the first time are required to complete a new student application, which can also be found at the front office
or on the school's web page.
National School Choice Week
Harmony Science Academy- Brownsville will be participating in National School Choice Week! This week long event from January 25th-30th will celebrate students' choice when it comes to their education. Each day, a special event will take place:
Monday, January 26th- Advisory/DEAR butcher paper Banner Teachers and students will use the Advisory/DEAR period to decorate a banner in celebration of National School Choice Week banners will be placed in the cafeteria and will remain up for the entire week.
Tuesday, January 27th- Family Reading Night HSAB invites students and parents to come and enjoy a story and an arts 'n' crafts project. Harmony seniors will read a story and help students to create an arts 'n' crafts project. Time: 5:30 - 6:30 Place: Harmony Science Academy Brownsville - school cafeteria
Wednesday, January 28th- Lunch Time Bingo This day students will play bingo during each lunch period. Students will have the chance to win National School Choice scarves and stickers.
Thursday January 29th- Ice Cream Social We invite parents and students to come enjoy some ice cream and celebrate National School Choice week. Time: 5:30 - 6:30 Where: Harmony Science Academy Brownsville - school cafeteria
Friday January 30th- Free Dress day with yellow clothing Students who come in yellow will have free dress!
3rd Annual STEM Festival/ Open House Is Coming Up!
We are delighted to invite you to attend our Third STEM Festival! This event is designed to inspire and motivate our students to consider a STEM career by creating an awareness of STEM possibilities for teachers, parents and students. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to visit with staff and students and share in the richness of our approach to the STEM endeavor.
HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY STEM Festival and Open House will take place on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 and promises to be an enriching event you do not want to miss! From 11:00 AM-2:00 PM our school will host: - Math & Science Expo- Art Exhibition - Robotics show- Performances - Food - Cultural activities much more.
Harmony Science Academy is asking for donations for their second Annual Yard Sale!
Dear parents, H.S.A. PTO will be having their annual Yard Sale, and we are asking for you help. We are currently accepting donations for our Annual Yard sale and would be overjoyed to receive some of your newer and gently used items. (No trash Please!) Just leave your spare items or clothing in a bag or box in the front office. We'll be taking donations from January 13 to January 30, 2015. Thank you HSA PTO read more . . . Estimados padres de familia, la Asociación de Padres de Familia (PTO) está pidiendo su ayuda. Necesitamos donaciones de artículos (ropa, zapatos, muebles, etc.) para nuestra Venta de Patio Annual. Estaremos recibiendo donaciones en la oficina de la escuela empezando el 13 de enero al 30 de enero.
Wing Stop Party
Buy Your Yearbook! Only for 35$! The advisory class that buys the MOST YEARBOOKS will win a WING STOP PARTY! Go buy your YEARBOOK NOW with Ms. Betancourt, or with anyone from the Yearbook Committee (Samantha F., Monica A., Ukanunuxi G., Ana C., Vanessa T., Kimberly G).
2015-2016 Re-Enrollment Form
Re-enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year will begin on Tuesday, January 6th. Re-enrollment can be done two ways this year by either using the Harmony Parent Portal App. Or by filling out the re-enrollment form and turning it into the front office. Re-enrollment forms will be sent home on Tuesday, January 6th in both English and Spanish. All applications either through the portal or by paper need to be turned in by February 1st or your child will need to go back into the lottery for next school year. We will have forms in the front lobby if you misplace yours. We look forward to seeing everyone return for next school year!
Happy New Year's hope you had a great vacation in December. Basketball season is over I would like to invite you the the teachers and parents 1st annual Biggest looser challenge.
Each member of this challenge will be charged $10 and winner will get $100 prize guaranteed or more depending on participants.If interested please stop by my office to pay.I will also email you different strategies and tips throughout the week that will help you get fit and ready for this competition. I will provide you with a free workout program and videos that will help your workouts at home or at the gym. Your first official weigh in will be on day of payment. All your information will be kept confidential and only for you to see if you decide to participate.
Challenge Starts 1/6/2013
Challenge ends 2/13/2013 Winner will be announced.
First weight in will be on time of payment.
For more details contact Coach Fortaneli 9567786160
National Blood Donor Month, Jan. 1 - 31
Blood is traditionally in short supply during the winter months due to the holidays, travel schedules, inclement weather and illness. January, in particular, is a difficult month for blood centers to collect blood donations. A reduction in turnout can put our nation’s blood inventory at a critical low. January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month (NBDM) to encourage donors to give or pledge to give blood. To see where you can donate blood in your area: https://www.donatingforlife.org
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 . . .
HSA-B Student Wins Region One Art Contest
Congratulations to Harmony student Catrina Trevino (5th), she won the Elementary School Division of the Annual Region One Education Service Center Holiday Art Contest. Her winning entry become the artwork on the "official" Region One holiday card that is sent out to area superintendents, school districts, and statewide education agencies.
We have recently updated certain portions of our Student/Parent Handbook and the Student Code of Conduct to reflect recently adopted legal requirements and School policy. Copies will be available in the front office. read more . . .
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: Rancho El Charco 2nd and 3rd graders: Rancho El Charco 4th and 5th graders: Dolphin Watch 6th graders: UTB/TSC and Zoo or Battlefield 7th graders: UTPA and Quinta Mazatlan 8th graders: TAMU Kingsville 9th graders: TAMU Corpus Christi and USS Lexington 10th graders: UTSA and The Alamo, River Walk, Japanese Tea Gardens 11th graders: UT Austin and St.Edward's and Capitol& Zilker Park 11th graders: Out of state - IVY League (depending on applicants) 12th graders: Rice/ UH/ NAU Houston trip 12th graders: Senior Europe International Trip 12th graders: Austin/ Baylor/ UT Dallas and Botanic Garden trip.
Every student of Harmony will graduate college ready! Go Tigers!
Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students,
HAS Brownsville has launched a new tutorial/ practice program to get our students ready for the SAT and TSI exams. These sessions will help you to be COLLEGE READY! And get accepted by a better college by increasing your SAT/ACT scores. Practice tutorials will be held between 9am to 12 pm every Saturday except school wide event days. 9:00 am to 10:30 am English, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Math. All high school students are highly recommended to participate.
College Counseling Office
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!
Basketball Team Highlights
Congratulations to the 12u boys basketball Team for winning 2nd in the
Cancer Awareness Basketball tournament Sunday at Weslaco.
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.
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...
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.