Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year Harmony Science Academy Family
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 . . .
The Harmony community has grown exponentially! From the
original 200 students at the Braeswood campus in 2000, we now boast an impressive 28,000 students in 43 campuses across Texas!
The primary source of revenue for Harmony Public
Schools comes from the daily-attendance-based State Fund offered to all public schools in Texas. However our campuses still need your support.
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 . . .
HSA Running Club
The H.S.A. running club won second place for most participants at the 6th Annual The Charge Run. We would like to congratulate all runners who attended and look forward to future races.
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
This year our Scholastic Book Fair was a HUGE success! I would like to offer an extensive thank you to all who supported our school and helped shape it into our most prosperous event!
The fair's success couldn't have happened without all the volunteers. Thank you to following parent and student volunteers who generously donated their time and efforts to help set up the Scholastic Book Fair. Lourdes Razo, Consuelo Castillo, Elisa Gandara, Alex Bachhofer, Felipe Olazaranth, Jair Vela, and Francisco Chavez.
Due to the great response, our school's library will be able to purchase new books for students to enjoy. Thank you again for supporting your library and your children. By working together, we can positively influence the future!
HSA Brownsville Librarian
Book Fair Chairperson
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.
The Lady Tigers took home a win on Friday night verses Idea Pharr. We played a total of 5 sets and came up on top. With hard and dedication we showed our true colors.
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.