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Awards Assemblies

Our Awards assembly for Grades 1-5 will be Thursday, May 28th at 1:45 p.m.
For 6-8th grades it will be on Friday, May 29th at 12:30 p.m.


2015 - 2016 School Calendar

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HSA-Grand Prairie ranked high!

CHILDREN AT RISK (non-profit research and advocacy organization) has released the 10th annual School Rankings across North Texas.

Children At Risk ranked all campuses in Texas across three indices: Student Achievement, Campus Performance, and Growth. Within each index, a weighted index score was calculated for each campus. Using these three index scores, a weighted average was computed to create an overall composite index. A state or local rank was determined as the order in which campuses are listed when the weighted composite indices are sorted from highest to lowest, relative to other schools servicing the same grade levels.

According to this report Harmony Science Academy-Grand Prairie is ranked high at all 3 categories.

High School Performance – Grade A+

We scored higher than 91.76 % of all public and charter schools that are ranked in this report.

Middle School Performance - Grade A

We scored higher than 83.6 % of all public and charter schools that are ranked in this report.

Elementary School Performance – Grade B+

We scored higher than 68.38 % of all public and charter schools that are ranked in this report.

For more information, please visit: http://childrenatrisk.org/content/?page_id=8074

Congratulations to all students and staff for this remarkable success!


Inclement Weather Make-up Day

We will have school on May 25th. It is an inclement weather make-up day.


Information about Summer School

5/8/15

Parents,

Harmony campuses in the DFW area, including Harmony Science Academy of Grand Prairie, will not offer summer school in 2015. Instead, students in grades 1 through 8 who failed one or more of their core content classes and/or did not meet the standard on all of their STAAR tests will be required to take a Harmony Grade Promotion Test (HGPT) to determine their grade level for the 2015-2016 school year.

HSAGP will provide test review packets the last week of school to help students prepare at home. Students who do not successfully pass the test will be referred to a Grade Placement Committee (GPC) to make final placement decisions.

The Grade Promotion Tests will be held the third week of June; the GPCs will meet the last week of June as needed.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Jami Wittman
Assistant Principal- Academics & Assessment


Frequently Asked Questions
Q: To whom does this apply?
A: This applies to students who fail at least one core content class as well as to students who do not meet standard on a STAAR test. It also applies to students with excessive absences.

Q: Who serves on the Grade Placement Committee?
A: A parent, an administrator, and the classroom teacher.

Q: What happens if the GPC cannot agree on a decision?
A: All members must agree on promotion for the student to move on to the next grade level. If parties cannot agree, the child is retained.

Q: My child needs extra help. Can I send them to another school or facility?
A: Yes. You may enroll him / her in another summer school program to prepare for the HGPT.

Q: I already made plans for the last two weeks of June. Can I have my child take the test early?
A: Yes. You may arrange to take the Grade Promotion Test early if you wish. We recommend that the student takes two weeks to review for the test, however.

Q: Who can I contact if I have additional questions / concerns?
A: Feel free to contact the AP of Academics for the grade level in question.
Mrs. Jami Wittman jwittman@harmonytx.org


SIMS DATABASE


We are pleased to announce a new app for parent/guardians to keep track of their student's progress. This new app is called SIMS DATABASE.
Please note: We are no longer promoting the formerly known app PARENT MOBILE.

The SIMS DATABASE app is available on both Android and iPhone.

As always, your feedback is welcomed and important to us: Your Feedback


STEM-oriented Leadership Camp

STEM-oriented Leadership Camp invaluable opportunity for curious and high-achieving students to explore the frontiers of 21st century science and technology.In this 6-day “summer camp,” students learn by doing, engaged in hands-on simulations, athletic activities  and site visits – while making new friends and enjoying unforgettable adventures.  This unique learning experience is for those bright, forward-thinking students who will soon evolve into our next generation of innovators, engineers, doctors, software developers, mathematicians and physicists. So we would love all our mid-school kids to take this advantage of the summer program !   

Middle School Leadership STEM CAMP 2015 will host boys & girls on May 30th - June 6th. Cost is $300 and scholarship is available upon school approval. Must apply and pay $50 deposit before May 1st to be eligible for scholarship up to $150.


 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Group:

Current 6-8th Grade GIRLS

 

Current 6-8th Grade BOYS

Date :

May 30th - June 4th

 

June 1st -6th

Location :

Riverbend

 

Collin County YMCA

 Contact:  Ms.Samantha Auten sauten@harmonytx.org   Mr.Yusuf Senlik ysenlik@harmonytx.org
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Sky Ranch Camp

A group of College Readiness and Leadership Program (CRLP) students have attended Leadership camping at Sky Ranch on March 27th, 2015. Students have enjoyed their time while improving their academic and social skills.

Thanks to our CRLP mentors - Mr.Senlik, Mr.Yagli and Mr.Gozeten for organizing this wonderful event.
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Harmony Public Schools Dallas-Fort Worth Job Fairs

Candidates are asked to complete an on-line application for employment at
http://www.harmonytx.org/Departments/HumanResources/Employment.aspx >
and register for the job fair at
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/applyharmonydfw >

Candidates will be contacted to schedule interview times.
Please click here for the flyer. read more . . .


Accountability Ratings -HSA Grand Prairie earns all 6 available distinctions

Texas Education Agency has announced the Accountability Ratings for Texas Public Schools and Districts.

We are happy to announce that HAS Grand Prairie has received all 6 available distinctions for 2013-2014 academic year.

We would like to thank all our students, teachers and parents for this great success.

Click for 2014 Accountability Report


FLL Robotics Team Success

FLL Robotics team has participated in FLL competition last Saturday at Nolan Catholic High School in Fort Worth.
We got the 13th place out of 26 teams and our team got accomplishment at Core Values category and we have been named as role model team.
I would like to congratulate Mr.Seref Yagli as their head coach and Ms.Casey Wanzer as their mentor. Thanks for all your support and dedication.
We are proud of our students and wish them the very best luck!

#1 Core Values
The FLL Core Values are the cornerstones of the FLL program. They are among the fundamental elements that distinguish FLL from other programs of its kind. By embracing the Core Values, participants learn that friendly competition and mutual gain are not separate goals, and that helping one another is the foundation of teamwork.
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Tigermedix 2014-2015

Tigermedix is a medical club and its mission is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all Health Occupations education students, therefore, helping students to meet the needs of the health care in our community. Dedicated medical club student today, future medical professional tomorrow!

Meet the newest members of Tigermedix at HSAGP.
We are proud to announce that Tigermedix is expanding to the HSNature campus.

Thank you,
Tigermedix Members


Museum by 3rd Grade

Dear Harmony Family,

Third grade had a huge success with their first class museum of the year. We worked on creating brochures for social studies, paper bag books for writing and robots for science! There was excitement throughout the day as we worked on professionalism of being a great host. Each class was able to host at various times of the day which helped us start our week with a bang! Thank you to all of the wonderful parents, staff and students for coming and allowing us to host you as our guests.

Thank you,
Ms. LeVasseur read more . . .


Harmony 411

Please click on "more" for a copy of the 411.

Thank you

Por favor presione' "more" para obtener una copia de las noticias 411.

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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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Harmony Science Academy-Grand Prairie
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.