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Chromebook Roll-Out!!

Next week we will begin passing out chromebooks to all 8th grade through 12th grade students.  Chromebooks for students last name A-L will be distributed Tuesday, September 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30.  Students with last name M-Z can get chromebooks Thursday, September 4th from 5:30 to 7:30.  If you have not turned in your chromebook agreement forms and insurance fees you can stop by the front office anytime and do so.  This will save you some time when you come to pickup your child's chromebooks.  Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you there!


Gifted and Talented Parent Nominations

Starting September 1st and going until September 30th we will be taking parent nominations for our Gifted and Talented Program.  If you think your child may qualify for our G/T program, please stop by the front office and pick up a copy of the Characteristics of Gifted Children and a nomination form.  All forms must be turned in no later than 4:30 p.m. on September 30th.  Nomination forms can also be downloaded on our webpage under the Academics tab.


GT Welcome Back

There will be a welcome back event for current G/T students and their parents on Tuesday September 9th from 7:15 a.m. until 8:00 a.m.  We will meet in room 120, and there will be donuts, coffee, and juice.  We will discuss some of the exciting changes to our G/T program. 

Please RSVP so that we can know how many to expect.

Email Denise Weeks at dweeks@harmonytx.org or call 254-466-0623


Let's Be A Good Neighbor!

Please help HSA-Waco be a good neighbor.  Do NOT drop off or pick-up students from our neighbor's parking lots.  Parents must go through the appropriate drop off/pick-up lanes unless you are walking your child in/out of the building.  We appreciate your patience as we strive to make dismissal as safe and efficient as possible.


Practice PSAT and SAT

All sophomores, juniors, and seniors, along with freshmen who are in Geometry, are encouraged to attend our Practice PSAT and Practice SAT on Saturday, September 20th from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

This will be an important chance for students to practice their critical math, reading, and writing skills before the official PSAT and SAT on October 15th.

There will be PRIZES for the top performers in Reading and Math.
1st Prize: $25 Walmart gift card
2nd Prize: $20 Walmart gift card
3rd Prize: $15 Walmart gift card

Students who attend will get free coffee and donuts before the test, and free pizza for lunch.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP with your counselor.


CTE Nondiscriminatory Practices

All opportunities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs will be offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or disability. This public notice provides assurance that limited English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation in CTE programs.


TEA State Accountability Rating

The State of Texas and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) have released the 2014 Accountability Summaries for all public schools.

We are thrilled to announce that Harmony Science Academy-Waco has earned the Accountability Rating of "Met Standard" and has earned 5 out of a possible 7 Distinction Designations!

The administration would like to extend our thanks to our committed students, our dedicated parents, and our talented teachers! This rating confirms everyone’s hard work during the 2013-2014 school year! read more . . .


Chromebook Implementation Update

Dear Harmony Families:

In the beginning of last school year (2013-14), Harmony Public Schools provided every student in grades 6 thru 12 with a Chromebook device. Students had access to Chromebooks 24/7, with the capacity to access a Chromebook both during the school day and at home. This year’s 1:1 program represents a change from what was implemented before, with a move away from the take-home model for grades 6th and 7th, and instead use Chromebooks in-school as classroom sets. Grades 8 thru 12 will continue with the take-home model.

With 1:1 in-school model, we believe that students will experience a more focused and guided technology use in the classrooms and teachers will be able to facilitate technology integrated student learning in a more powerful and meaningful way. Chromebooks will still be used primarily for Custom Day classes (plus 5 Math & ELA lab hours) where students work on their personalized learning plans via adaptive instructional software and in other core classes during project based learning (PBL) activities. The school will not charge any fees to students/families for in-school use of Chromebooks.

Our school is excited about the new implementation of the 1:1 technology program in 6th and 7th grade, and the endless possibilities of teaching and learning in a connected world. If you have any questions regarding the 1:1 program please reach out to your school administrators.

School Administration


ChromeBook Case Is Here

Our Chromebook case is here, please check them out at the front office. There will be a $10 fee for this item.


Please click here for a PDF copy of the 2014-15 academic calendar read more


Please click here for a PDF copy of the 2014-15 testing calendar read more


"Mobile App for Harmony Public Schools" Beta version is available

Mobile App for Android and iPhone Application features:

  • Access to information about your child's grades, homework, discipline points, attendance, bell schedule, payments, calendar and school news.
  • Receive push notifications about your child's progress (grades, homework, discipline points, attendance) as well as school news and events.
  • Support for access to multiple student accounts.
  • Offline viewing of your child's data. You can view your child's data even when you are not connected to a network.
  • One click login option, once you save your child's login information.
  • E-mailing option to your child's teachers without exiting the application.

  • Android: http://j.mp/yqFnEy
    iPhone: http://bit.ly/yiLxwz


    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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    Calendar
     
     September 2, Tuesday
    HS Volleyball at Gholson 5:00 PM; B-Day
     
     
     September 3, Wednesday
    A-Day
     
     
     September 4, Thursday
    MS Volleyball at Bremond 5:00 PM; B-Day
     
     
     September 5, Friday
    A-Day
     
     
     September 8, Monday
    MS Volleyball at Rosebud-Lott 5:00 PM; A-Day
     











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