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Fall Festival

 

 

 

 

 

HSA Sugar Land students, faculty/staff and administrators are happy to announce that our annual Family Fall Festival will take place on Friday October 26th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Please come and join us for a night of fun!!

Activities

The festival will feature activities including carnival-style games, prizes, face painting, the ever-popular Silly string corral, petting zoo, MD Anderson puppet show, bouncy houses, music, and more. The variety of activities will provide entertainment for all ages!

Note, all Children must be accompanied by an adult. No child should be left unattended by parents/guardians during this event as there will be no supervision provided.

 

Location and Parking

Parking will be on a first come first serve basis. Additional parking space will be available across the street CenterPoint Energy Located on 13300 West Bellfort. Keep in mind that you must park in a designated parking space or your vehicle will be towed. Please do your best to carpool to ensure we have enough parking space. Thanks to Center Point energy for partnering with Harmony Science Academy Sugar Land for our Fall festival.

 

Volunteers Needed

We NEED your HELP to make this event a wonderful experience for our children. If you would like to be a volunteer for this event please reach out to Ms. Gil at Shirley.gil@harmonytx.org  or Mrs. Stewart at kstewart@harmonytx.org.

All volunteers must register at VOLY prior to volunteering for an even.

 

Donations Needed

o   Face Paint

o   Drinks (Sodas, juice boxes, water)

o   Nail Polish (All colors)

o   Paper ware (napkins, plates, forks,    

   spoons, bowls, cups etc.)

o Balloons (big and small)

o   Henna Cones

o   Candies, cakes, pastries, desserts

o Teddy Bears (new)

o Oriental Trading Gifts

o   Silly String

Please turn in your donations to your child’s homeroom teacher starting Monday, October 8th.

Any donations that you can make will be greatly appreciated!

 

Reminder: Mornings with Mrs. Merchant

 

 

 

Dear Sugar Land Academy Fourth/Fifth Grade Parents/Guardians,

You are cordially invited to our annual “Mornings with Mrs. Merchant” on October 17th from 8:05 a.m. to 10:00 am. During this meeting you will receive valuable information about our school and the vision for your child’s academic success this academic year. Your child  will be allowed to join you for breakfast at 8:05 am in the cafeteria. Students will be asked to return to class no later than 8:20 a.m. as presentations will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

Please be reminded, students must arrive on campus no later than 7:45 a.m., parents can park after drop off and wait in the lobby until 8:05 a.m.

If parents arrive after 8:05 a.m. your child will not be able to enjoy breakfast with you in the cafeteria as instruction time is sacred.

We hope to see you there!

 

Harmony Science Academy SL Leadership Team

Class Picture Day

 

Get Ready, Class Picture day is coming!!
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, we will have Class Picture Day/Retakes. Students must be in their uniform for the Class Picture and for individual retakes, the individual retake picture will be used for the school ID. Class picture and retake order forms have been sent home. Please check your child’s folder for the flyers.

National Red Ribbon Week

 

 

 

October 22-26 is National Red Ribbon Week. Please help Harmony Science Academy-SL  in taking a pledge in helping our kids grow up safe, healthy and drug free.  Join in the fun below.

 

Monday October 22-   Wear Red to help kick off Red Ribbon Week!

Tuesday October 23-  Crazy Hair to show you’re drug free!

Wednesday October 24-  “Be College Bound…Put Drugs Down!!” Wear your favorite college shirt.

Thursday October 25- Wear your Superhero Shirt to Fight Drugs .

Friday October 26-  “Scare away Drugs” Wear your Vocabulary Day Costume.

Veterans Day Luncheon

Dear Parents and Guardians,
In observance of Veterans Day, Harmony Science Academy Sugar Land is cordially inviting all of our parents and grandparents who serve our country to a luncheon Monday November 12th at 10:00 am. Come and enjoy lunch with your child as we honor and remember your sacrifice and courage to defend our country.
Please click on the link below RSVP.

Rubik’s Cube Competition

Dear Sugar Land Academy Parents,

There will be a Houston Rubik’s Cube Challenge hosted by Harmony Public Schools on November 3rd at Harmony School of Enrichment (North).  If your student is interested, please register your student via the attached link below. Since space is limited registration is on a  FIRST COME FIRST SERVE basis. The registration DEADLINE is October 26th, 2018 for our campus students.

The challenge will consist of teams of 8 students collectively solving 3×3 Rubik’s cubes. It is FREE to register and compete however parents are responsible for student transportation and must be present for the competition.The competition will be held on a Saturday between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.  The Rubik’s cubes will be provided at the time of competition by our campus. Parents also need to fill out the consent form that will be sent to them once the registration is complete.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPJh0ACQMqSOzQEipLiQ6G1Z8jbEabC1UYYMKtEzjjyi6oxA/viewform?usp=sf_link

 For more information please contact Ms. Chandler via schandler@harmonytx.org

When: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Who: Open to all our campus students K-5th grades

Where: Harmony School of Enrichment

         3207 North Sam Houston Pkwy W.

            Houston, TX 77038

Math Kangaroo Competition

Dear Math Enthusiasts,
As Harmony Science Academy – Sugar Land campus, this is our second year becoming an official center and competing for XXII Math Kangaroo Competition for grade levels 1st through 5th.
Math Kangaroo Competition is an international, once a year event, always on the third Thursday in March. This year’s competition date is March 21st, 2019. Last year 29,354 participants registered from 50 different countries. Our intention to become a center in this competition is not only to facilitate a productive academic extracurricular event for students but also to provide students skill-building opportunities in Math and other areas such as time management and most importantly to encourage an interest in Mathematics within all age groups.
* Registration deadline is December 15th, 2018. (Limited amount of seats/First come, first serve)
* Non-refundable registration fee of $21 (until December 15th, 2018)
* Late enrollment dates December 16th- December 31st with late registration fee of $35
* Please keep in mind that this is an extracurricular activity and classroom teachers will not be able to dedicate time and/or provide educational support towards this competition.
SINCE OUR CAMPUS IS A PRIVATE CENTER THIS YEAR, IN ORDER TO REGISTER YOUR STUDENT, PLEASE SEND AN E-MAIL TO MS. CHANDLER VIA schandler@harmonytx.org IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE INVITATION CODE.
Each student receives a t-shirt, a certificate of participation, and a gift in addition to a competition booklet and a pencil on the test day. Pictures are taken and placed on the Math Kangaroo web-site, our campus web-site and on social media. The competition questions are age appropriateand will challenge student thinkingIn May, students who earned top scores at each level of participation are awarded with gold, silver andbronze medals and prizes. International Summer Camp in Europe, and college grants are among the prizes.  
 
For questions, please contact info@mathkangaroo.org
More information can be found at www.mathkangaroo.us 
Registration link, Parents Portal:  https://mathkangaroo.oasis-lms.com/ (Please contact Ms. Chandler before registration as you will need an invitation code first)

Parent/Staff Volleyball Game

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

we will have another Parent/Staff Volleyball Game on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in our school gymnasium. Please come and enjoy an afternoon of fun as we mingle and create stronger bonds with teachers and our school administration. Please click the link below to RSVP.


May the scores be ever in your favor!

 

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Car Wash!

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

HSA-SL Car Wash is tomorrow Saturday, October 6th. Please come and support our school as all proceeds will go towards our Fall Festival.

We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Help Support our School!

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Our Fall Festival is around the corner. Here are some ways you can help support this event.

Fall Festival (Petting Zoo)

Many of you have shown an interest in making a donation towards our Petting Zoo. So far we have received $125 and we have $475 to go.

We are accepting monetary donations from $1.00 and up, any amount is welcome. You can make your donations at the from office. Please make checks payable to Harmony Science Academy Sugar Land.

We appreciate your support in making this carnival a memorable one for our children.

Forms of acceptable payment: Credit Cards, Checks and Money Orders ONLY. NO CASH will be accepted!

Kroger Rewards Program

We would like to remind you that there are various opportunities to help our school fundraising. Kroger Rewards Program is one of them. We are kindly asking all of our parents to link your Kroger’s Reward Card to our organization using the code QG947. You can stop by any Kroger’s service desk and have them link your rewards card to our organization. The more you shop at Kroger the more money our school will get!

Together we can support our school!

Car Wash

Robotics Team

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are now accepting new members for our Legendary Robotics Team. Members of the Legendary Robotics Team  will compete with other teams around Houston. All interested parents are invited to a Parent Information Session this Saturday, October 6th at 12:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Jr. FLL team comprises of  1st – 3rd grade students while the FLL team comprises of  4th – 5th grade students. If you would like for your child to be a member of our Legendary Robotics team, please fill out the application form below. We have 36  spots available for the Jr FLL teams and 12 spots available for the FLL teams. Due date for applications is Monday, October 8, 2018. Filling out the application form does not guarantee your student membership in the team. There will be a selection process after October 8th and should your student qualify, you will be notified. Thereafter, you may pay your dues ($200 per student) at the front office until October 12th in order for your student to join the first session on Saturday, October 13th.

  1. The Jr FLL teams will work every Saturday between 01:00 PM – 02:30 PM in the school cafeteria starting October 13th until pending success at competitions.
  2. The FLL teams will work every Saturday between 12:00 PM – 05:00 PM in the school cafeteria starting October 13th until pending success at competitions.

For more information, please contact Mr. Ozturk  at Seyitozturk@gmail.com or Mrs. Chandler  at schandler@harmonytx.org

 

Note: This service is extended to Sugar Land Academy students and parents by a “Volunteer Parent” and is not a school club or school activity.

 

Click the link below

First Lego League 4-5

Jr First Lego League 1-3

Open enrollment begins soon

Open Enrollment 2018 - 2019 begins Thursday November 1st, 2018

The open enrollment period for new Harmony Public Schools students is approaching fast.

Open Enrollment for campuses statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10 for students wishing to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester.

What is Harmony?

Harmony Public Schools is a system of exceptional PreK-12 college-preparatory charter schools in Texas, specializing inScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

Harmony has 56 schools in communities across Texas, including Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, El Paso and in neighborhoods everywhere in between. Click here to find a campus near you.

What comes with a Harmony Public Schools education?

The Harmony Public Schools system is frequently recognized as one of the best school systems in Texas for its well-rounded curriculum with a special emphasis on STEM education.

In 2018, six of districts received ‘A’ ratings from the Texas Education Agency on its annual state accountability ratings. The TEA also found that all of Harmony’s campuses earned a “Met Standard” rating in its 2018 STARR testing.

Harmony also has a 100 percent college acceptance rate system-wide among our graduating seniors.

What is our enrollment process?

Open enrollment for Harmony Public Schools statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10. Our application and instructions for submission can be found online or at any of our campus offices. In the event the number of qualified applicants exceeds the maximum enrollment at any campus, a lottery is held at the end of February to fairly fill the available openings.

Find out more …

To find out more about our admissions process, including information about selection process and required application materials, please visit harmonytx.org/admissions.php

Reminder: Mornings with Mrs. Merchant

 

 

 

 

Dear Sugar Land Academy Third Grade Parents/Guardians,

You are cordially invited to our annual “Mornings with Mrs. Merchant” followed by CIP and CNA information meeting on October 3rd from 8:05 a.m. to 10:00 am. During this meeting you will receive valuable information about our school and the vision for your child’s academic success this academic year. Your child  will be allowed to join you for breakfast at 8:05 am in the cafeteria. Students will be asked to return to class no later than 8:20 a.m. as presentations will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

Please be reminded, students must arrive on campus no later than 7:45 a.m., parents can park after drop off and wait in the lobby until 8:05 a.m.

If parents arrive after 8:05 a.m. your child will not be able to enjoy breakfast with you in the cafeteria as instruction time is sacred.

We hope to see you there!

 

Harmony Science Academy SL Leadership Team

 

Vocabulary Parade

 

 

 

Vocabulary Parade is Around the Corner!

Please join us on October 26th at 8:30 am to our annual Vocabulary Parade.
Students should dress up as a book character, a profession, or as their chosen vocabulary words. Students are not allowed to wear masks, paint their faces, or have toy weapons with their outfit. Students are expected to follow the dress code when dressing up for the parade. Parents are welcome to come and watch the parade from the parking lot as students will be walking around the building.

If you have any questions in regards of this event please contact Ms. Gil at Shirley.gil@harmonytx.org or Mrs. Gentry at Mgentry@harmonytx.org

Lunch with Loved Ones

 

Dear Parents,

October 2nd, is Lunch with Loved Ones. Students have an opportunity to invite their loved ones to join them for lunch during their lunch time. Don’t forget to stop by our Enchanted Book Forest and purchase a good book of your student’s choice. Please see the lunch schedule below.

Kindergarten 10:15 – 10:40 am
First Grade 10:40 – 11:05 am
Second Grade 11:10 – 11:35 am
Third Grade 11:30 – 11:55 am
Fourth Grade 12:00 – 12:25 pm
Fifth Grade 12:20 – 12:45 pm

Monthly Lunch and Breakfast Menu

Anti Bullying Month

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. On October 1st, Harmony Science Academy-SL goes BLUE, as we work together to stop bullying and cyber-bullying. Please join us as we STOMP out bullying by wearing a blue shirt.

Students are allowed to wear a blue shirt and regular school pants.

Help us change the culture!

Robotics Club

 

 

 

Dear Parents:

Harmony Science Academy-Sugar Land is ready for another year of Robotics. We are now accepting students from 1st 3rd grade for Jr. FLL and 4th 5th grade for First Lego League. Our first meeting will be held on Saturday, September 29th. If your student is interested in signing up for either of the Robotics clubs please click the link below to sign up. Please note, this club is on a first come first serve basis. For more information please contact Mrs. Chandler schandler@harmonytx.org.

All parents are invited to a Parent Information Session this Saturday, September 29, 2018.

Who : Jr. FLL   1st 3rd grade                         When: @ 1:00 pm                               Where: Cafeteria

Who: First Lego League   4th 5th grade           When: @ 2:00 pm                               Where: Cafeteria

First Lego League 4-5

Jr First Lego League 1-3

Donuts with Dads

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Please join us for an Enchanted morning of “Donuts with Dads” on Monday, October 1st from 7:15 am – 7:45 am. Enjoy breakfast with your child and visit the Enchanted Book Forest to let your imagination grow.

Hope to see you there!

Book Fair

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Harmony Science Academy-SL Book Fair will open Friday September 28th – October 5th. For more information on Book Fair please click on the link below.

Book Fair Flyer

Mornings with Mrs. Merchant

 

 

 

 

Dear Sugar Land Academy Second Grade Parents/Guardians,

You are cordially invited to our annual “Mornings with Mrs. Merchant” followed by Title I Informational Meeting (All parents who would like to be a part of our campus improvement committee and get information on Title I budget and funds are welcome to attend.) on September 26th from 8:05 a.m. to 10:00 am. During this meeting you will receive valuable information about our school and the vision for your child’s academic success this academic year. Your child  will be allowed to join you for breakfast at 8:05 am in the cafeteria. Students will be asked to return to class no later than 8:20 a.m. as presentations will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

Please be reminded, students must arrive on campus no later than 7:45 a.m., parents can park after drop off and wait in the lobby until 8:05 a.m.

If parents arrive after 8:05 a.m. your child will not be able to enjoy breakfast with you in the cafeteria as instruction time is sacred.

We hope to see you there!

 

Harmony Science Academy SL Leadership Team

 

Reminder: Mornings with Mrs. Merchant

Dear Sugar Land Academy First Grade and GT Parents/Guardians,

You are cordially invited to our annual “Mornings with Mrs. Merchant (First Grade/GT ONLY)” followed by GT Informational Meeting tomorrow September 19th from 8:05 a.m. to 10:00 am. During this meeting you will receive valuable information about our school and the vision for your child’s academic success this academic year. Your child  will be allowed to join you for breakfast at 8:05 am in the cafeteria. Students will be asked to return to class no later than 8:20 a.m. as presentations will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

Please be reminded, students must arrive on campus no later than 7:45 a.m., parents can park after drop off and wait in the lobby until 8:05 a.m.

If parents arrive after 8:05 a.m. your child will not be able to enjoy breakfast with you in the cafeteria as instruction time is sacred.

We hope to see you there!

Harmony Science Academy-SL Leadership Team

New After School Club Addition

Dear Parents and Guardians,
We are proud to introduce a new after school club – Rubik‘s Cube Club  to our campus on Mondays for all students in K-5. This puzzle activity has been used in many schools and youth organizations across the country to teach math, science, engineering and art concepts as well as critical thinking and problem solving skills.This STEM approved activity is designed and piloted by many teachers and educational consultants in the nation with its STEM built lesson plans for varying grade levels.
With enrollment to this club, your students will have the opportunity to enhance their skills in developing strategies and solving puzzles while practicing with Rubik‘s Cube. Also, there will be an opportunity for students to register for Houston Rubik‘s Cube Challenge (Competition) hosted by Harmony Public Schools which takes place on November 3rd, 2018. This club will accept students on a first come first serve basis. Please feel free to reach out to Ms. Chandler at schandler@harmonytx.org for questions.

Update: Make 24 Club

Dear Parents and Guardians,
Due to a high demand for our after school Make 24 club, we have opened additional spots in grades 1st  5th. If your student is interested in signing up, please visit our front office for club enrollment and payment information. We appreciate your time and support.

Harmony Science Academy-SL Ratings

 

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We have exciting news for you about the ratings of our school. Harmony Science Academy Sugar Land has been rated #1 Stand Out Elementary School in Fort Bend County and # 2 Best Charter Elementary School  in the Houston area. This glory and success would not be possible without the efforts of a devoted team, committed parents and our hardworking children.  A special Thanks to all of our faculty and staff for their dedication and to our involved parents for their continued support.

Standout Elementary –

https://www.niche.com/k12/search/niche-standout-elementary-schools/c/fort-bend-county-tx/

Best Charter –

https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-charter-elementary-schools/m/houston-metro-area/

Hispanic Heritage

 

 

National Hispanic Heritage Month is Here!

Harmony Science Academy-SL will be celebrating the history, culture and all of the contributions made by those who came from Spain, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean from September 15th – October 15th.. What an amazing time to teach our kiddos about the people who helped shaped this great country!

Please click on the link below to learn more about this special celebration.

Parent Academy

Dear Parents and Guardians,
Harmony Science Academy-SL is excited to invite you to our second annual Parent Academy 2018-2019, Saturday September 29th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
 
Please click on the link below for more information on Parent Academy.
 

Tutorials Cancelled

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Due to Chuck E. Cheese Night, tutorials will be cancelled today, Friday September 14, 2018. We look forward to seeing you at Chuck E. Cheese between 3:30-8:00 pm.

All administrators, faculty and staff look forward to enjoying Friday evening with you, your student (s) and your families at Chuck E. Cheese. Do meet and greet us while you are there!

Let the fun begin!

BlitzKidz After School Chess Program

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 BlitzKidz will be providing after school chess coaching on our campus. Please note this is not an HSA after school activity (HSA is only hosting and no HSA employee will be in charge of instruction or monitoring students).  All payments, information, and questions/concerns must be submitted directly to BlitzKidz. Here at HSA, we look for ways to partner with outside sourcing to help in the success of our students.

Registration is now open!
We are welcoming students on a first come first serve basis. Please click the link below for registration and flyer. 

      When: Tuesdays, September 18 – December 4

Cost: $150 + $20 ( software/supply fee)

   Complimentary Blitzkidz T-shirts to all students

 Register at http://blitzkidz.org/after-school-program

Flyer

 

After School Clubs

 

 

 

Dear Sugar Land Academy Parents and Guardians,

Sugar Land Academy after school clubs will begin September 24, 2018. This year we will be using a new program called “School Buddy”. On School Buddy you will be able to see after school club schedules and fees. Parents will be receiving an email to activate your account and sign up for clubs however all payments will be received at the front office ONLY.

If you are interested in signing-up your child (ren) for an after school club, please log into school buddy, activate your account and sign up. Thereafter, please submit payments along with an application form at the front office. After school clubs and activities will run from 3:05 pm to 3:45 pm or 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm depending on your student’s club preference on either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. Please see the attached list of clubs with dates and times. Club Fees are non-refundable and requests for  club transfers will NOT be honored.

Some clubs are yearly while others are for one semester only. Club Fees vary depending on the number of clubs your student(s) is signed up for. Club discounts are posted below. For more information please see the front office staff.  Forms of payment acceptable: Credit Cards, Checks and Money Orders ONLY. NO CASH will be accepted!

For more information on each club pricing, times, and days please visit our school website. For your convenience, our front office will be open on Saturday, September 15th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Some clubs are based on test selection while others are on a first come first serve.

Registration deadline is Friday, September 21st.

Club Fees

1 Club – $100.00 each

2 clubs – $75.00 each.

3 or more clubs $50.00 each

 

Thank you, in advance, for your cooperation.

 

Links for After school clubs,

List of After School Activities

Registration Form

After School Tutorials

 

 

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We would like to inform you that we will start after school tutorials Monday September 10th.  Tutorials will take place from 3:05 pm – 3:45 pm. Second dismissal will be from 3:45 pm to 4:00 pm.  Tutorial etters have been sent home this week to inform parents if their child needs to attend reading, math, science and/or writing tutorials.  Please follow the schedule given to your child.

Please note, it is MANDATORY for your child to be in attendance and that attendance will be taken during tutorials to ensure and verify participation.

HSA SL PTO Re-opening Nominations!!

 

 

 

We are still accepting nomination forms for any PTO position. Get involved with HSA SL PTO to support our school and our children this 2018-2019 academic year. We are asking parents who would like to nominate themselves to fill out the form entirely and add a picture of yourself on the form. Please submit your form to Ms. Gil at shirley.gil@harmonytx.org.

Please click on the link below to print the Nomination Form.

National Grandparents Day

 

 

 

National Grandparents Day!

HSA SL is cordially inviting all of our grandparents Monday September 10th to eat lunch with their grandchildren. Please follow the lunch schedule below.

Kindergarten 10:15 – 10:40 am
First Grade 10:40 – 11:05 am
Second Grade 11:10 – 11:35 am
Third Grade 11:30 – 11:55 am
Fourth Grade 12:00 – 12:25 pm
Fifth Grade 12:20 – 12:45 pm

We hope to see you there!

HSA SL Leadership Team!

Apply Today: ESL and Bilingual Teachers

Build a career at Harmony Public Schools

We are now accepting applications for certified ESL and Bilingual Teachers.

Apply Now


Dream Job

Mornings with Mrs. Merchant

 

 

 

 

Dear Sugar Land Academy Kindergarten and ESL Parents/Guardians,

You are cordially invited to our annual “Mornings with Mrs. Merchant” followed by ESL Informational Meeting on September 12th from 8:05 a.m. to 10:00 am.  During this meeting you will receive valuable information about our school and the vision for your child’s academic success this academic year. Your child will be allowed to join you for breakfast at 8:05 am in the cafeteria. Students will be asked to return to class no later than 8:20 a.m. as presentations will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Please be reminded, students must arrive on campus no later than 7:45 a.m., parents can park after drop off and wait in the lobby until 8:05 a.m.

If parents arrive after 8:05 a.m. your child will not be able to enjoy breakfast with you in the cafeteria as instruction time is sacred.

We hope to see you there!

 

HSA SL Leadership Team!

GT Nominations: Kinder and Newly Enrolled Students Only

 

 

 

Gifted and Talented Education Announcement

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students, Harmony Science Academy-Sugar Land campus will begin taking nominations for Kindergarten and newly-enrolled students in grades K-5th for gifted and talented screening. Effective September 4, 2018, parents and teachers may nominate their student(s) for GT testing.

Our campus uses NWEA MAP as a pre-screening criterion for CogAT testing (GT Student handbook page 7). Students are eligible to be tested (CogAT) for the Gifted/Talented program (criterion varies for students enrolled in Special Programs) if the student’s percentile rank of any of the NWEA MAP scores in Reading, Math or Science is greater or equal to 80 (NWEA MAP score at the 80th percentile).

ESL students who earn a score of 80 or above in NWEA MAP are also eligible for nominations.

Nomination forms are available at the front office and on the school website. All nomination forms must be returned to the front office no later than Friday, September 28, 2018. No LATE nominations/forms will be accepted passed September 28th. NO EXCEPTIONS!!

GT Assessments will begin in October 2018. For more information about the screening and identification process, please contact the GT coordinator (Ms. Chandler) @ schandler@harmonytx.org.

 

Please click the link below to print the form,

 

GT Nomination Form (English)

 

GT Nomination Form (Spanish)

 

Teacher GT Nomination Form

Dismissal Procedure

Dear Parents and Guardians,

In our continued efforts to improve our dismissal procedure and prevent dismissal delays we are kindly asking all parents who have children in Zenith to please pick up your child(ren) from Zenith after 3:30 pm.

 

Please be aware, if you are a Zenith parent and you enter the car line, you will be asked to park your car and wait until 3:30 pm for your student(s). Zenith will not release students before 3:30 pm. 

Fundraiser

HSA SL will be collecting Box Tops starting September 4th – 28th. We will be rewarding students and classrooms to make Box Top collecting a friendly competition. Please help support our school by donating Box Top$.

School Closed

 

 

 

In observance of Labor Day school will be closed Monday, September 3, 2018. Classes will resume on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

TEA Distinctions and Ratings

 

 

Outstanding Score from Texas Education Agency – Distinctions & Ratings

HSA-Sugar Land earns all possible distinctions for an Elementary School: six out of six! In addition, gets an A rating; congrats to all the students, staff and families!

“Earning one or several campus-level distinctions is notable and should be applauded by a community as an outstanding achievement,” said Texas Commissioner of Education, Mike Morath. “For a school to earn every potential distinction applicable to their campus is difficult, but a reflection of some truly amazing work by our educators.”

TEA encourages parents to view the 2018 accountability ratings for school districts, charters and campuses statewide at https://txschools.org/. Report cards are designed to be useful tools in seeing how a school or school district is doing in different areas. Or go straight to https://txschools.org/schools/101862001/overview to view the report card of HSA-SL.

Lunch and Breakfast Menu For September

Please Click Here To See The Menu

2018 – 2019 Bell Schedule

Lunch and Breakfast Menu For August

Hey: What's for Lunch?

 

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2018 STAAR Test Results

2018 STAAR Test Results: Every Campus Received a "Met Standard" Rating | The Seven Harmony Districts Received six "A"s and one "B" Rating.

Every Campus Received a “Met Standard” Rating!

The Seven Harmony Districts Received six “A”s and one “B” Rating:

Harmony Public Schools Recognized By TEA as Best in Class

Student/Parent Handbook Acknowledgement Form

Dear HSA SL Parents and Guardians,

We have received multiple requests in regards of the Student/Parent Handbook Acknowledgment form. For your convenience, please click the link below to find the form in English and in Spanish. The forms must be signed and turned in the handbook signature table during Orientation day or to your child’s teacher.

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English

Spanish

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Dear HSA Sugar Land Parents and Guardians,

Questions have been raised in regards to our backpack policy and ID badges.

Backpacks:

Our backpack policy remains unchanged. Students will be allowed to bring a backpack to school unless otherwise noted, however rolling backpacks are NOT permitted on campus.  K- 4th will have cubbies in the classrooms where students will be required to place their backpacks while 5th grade students will be provided lockers outside the classroom where they will be required to place their backpacks.

ID Badge: Every student is required to purchase and must wear and ID badge at all times. No exceptions!

Note: ID badge fees can be paid during orientation day on August 17th.

Principal Message

Good afternoon HSA Parents and Guardians,

I am Afreen Merchant, the Principal at Harmony Science Academy Sugar Land. On behalf of the faculty and staff I welcome you to a new academic year. We are honored to continue serving so many families and making a difference in the lives of our children. For those who have not met me, I have been with Harmony Public Schools for eleven years; serving as a teacher, dean of academics, dean of students and now principal. I have been the Principal at HSA SL for the past four years and I cannot thank you enough for your unwavering trust and tremendous support. I look forward to partnering with you in an effort to provide the best education possible to your child (ren).

My goal for this year as it has been in the past years is to ensure that each child grows academically but more importantly to have them grow to be healthy, happy and well-rounded citizens. At HSA SL we have certified teachers that utilize research based best practices to analyze academic data to help determine each student’s current skills in order to set goals for student improvement, growth and achievement.  We strive to equip every student with the best skillset to help them achieve their highest potential. Thank you for entrusting us with your most prized possession – Your children!

As excited as I am to welcome you through this letter, it is the face-to-face interactions that I value most. Here at HSA SL we have an open door policy, and I welcome the opportunity to meet with you. We look forward to collaborating with all our families in providing our children the best education as we ensure they grow to be productive citizens in society.

It is truly a privilege to be a part of a community where parents, teachers, students and staff care and support each other as we grow our learning community. Once again, welcome back and let’s make it another Fabulous Year!

Always for the Children! J

 

Afreen Merchant

Principal HSA – SL

HSA SL Student Orientation

Dear Parents and Guardians,
Please click the link below to get more information about orientation day.
We hope to see you there!

2018 – 2019 School Supply List

Parent Student Handbook – Spanish

Parent Student Handbook – Spanish

Open enrollment begins soon for the 2019 - 2020 School Year!

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