Join us for the 1st annual Harmony Public Schools – Odessa Math Competition on Saturday, January 21 from 10am – 1pm. The competition is open to students in 5th Grade in the Odessa and Midland area, and will be hosted at the Harmony Science Academy located at 2755 N. Grandview Ave Odessa, Texas 79762. This competition is designed to promote a competitive academic environment with respect to mathematics. Students who participate in this competition will test their mathematical capabilities, be better prepared for middle school, and grow exponentially as members of the community. The Competition will consist of 40 Multiple choice questions from various math topics aligned to TEKS with 5 tie breaker questions. Registration is FREE and is open until Jan 13 at 5 p.m.
To register visit https://harmonyelpasomath.weebly.com/
Prizes include:
1st Place: ASUS TUF F17 Laptop
2nd Place: Meta Quest 2 256GB
3rd Place: 10.2-inch iPad 64 GB
4th Place: Ryze Tech Tello Drone
5th Place: $50 Visa Gift Card
* Participants enrollment in 5th grade will be verified with School ID or current progress card from the school.​

We're Hiring

We're Hiring

Harmony Public Schools is recruiting talented, compassionate bilingual teachers dedicated to helping every student succeed. Harmony offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a commitment to excellence in the classroom.

Interested applicants may apply online.

October is in the United States. Let’s deepen our understanding of this language-based challenge and try to raise awareness in our community.

 Eight-year-old Evan is one of the brightest children in his third-grade class. He has a wonderful vocabulary and knows everything there is to know about baseball—he can even tell you who played in each of the last ten World Series games and who won. But when it comes to reading about baseball—or anything else—Evan has a lot of trouble. It takes him a long time to read each word, and even longer to read whole sentences. He often has to guess at how you say a word—and sometimes his guess is wrong. Reading out loud is especially stressful and embarrassing. His teacher recently told Evan’s parents that she thinks he might have dyslexia.

 Most people assume that part of being smart is being able to read well. About 100 years ago, though, doctors figured out that some people, even some very smart people who do really well at many other things, have trouble learning to read. This difficulty with reading is called dyslexia.

 Excerpt from: http://dyslexia.yale.edu/resources/dyslexic-kids-adults/on-being-dyslexic/

Useful Links:

What is Dyslexia? – Kelli Sandman-Hurley

https://improvingliteracy.org/brief/defining-dyslexia

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/dyslexia/videos-about-dyslexia

https://dyslexiaida.org/

https://dyslexiaida.org/fact-sheets/

http://www.dyslexia.yale.edu/resources/parents/

https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/texas-dyslexia-handbook-2021.pdf

Recommended Movie:

Taare Zameen Par- Every Child is Special https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z14uE7U0HY

Ishaan, a student who has dyslexia, cannot seem to get anything right at his boarding school. Soon, a new unconventional art teacher, Ram Shankar Nikumbh, helps him discover his hidden potential.

Harmony parents: Please submit the 2022-2023 meal application for your student(s). The eligibility status derived from the meal application is not only used for your child’s meal status, but it helps determine how much state funding your child’s school qualifies for (for things like books and classroom resources), as well as helps determine if your student is eligible for discounts on dual credit, AP, or college applications (if a high school student). It also helps with qualifications for other community programs.
Meal applications may be submitted online through www.schoolcafe.com.
For questions or assistance, please contact the campus Child Nutrition Assistant.

 

 

Dear Parents,

You are cordially invited to attend

                                  Harmony Science Academy -Odessa

2022-2023 Title I/Parent Engagement ,involvement policy Meeting

Date : September 16 ,2022

Time : 9.30am and 5.00pm(Pick one to attend)

Location : HSA-Odessa(Cafeteria)

Wednesday Mail 9-7-2022

Harmony Science Academy Odessa cordially invites you to join us for our Title III ESL  meeting.
We aim to work together to improve our campus to enhance our students’, parents’ and teachers’ academic, extracurricular and emotional well being.
Location: Harmony Science Academy Odessa
Date: Friday ,September 16 ,2022
 Time: 3:00PM -4.00 PM
 Audience: Parents, students, teachers, staff and administrators.

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Announcement!

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students, Harmony Public Schools will begin taking referrals for kindergarten and newly enrolled students in grades 1-12 for gifted and talented screening. 

Anyone interested in the educational welfare of these students may refer them for assessment. Referral forms are available at the front office and on the school’s website.

 

Parent GT Referral Form in English

Parent GT Referral Form in Spanish

 

The deadline for GATE referral is September 30, 2022, and G/T assessment period will take place in October. For more information about the screening and identification process, parents may contact the school’s G/T coordinator or G/T coach/teacher.

GATE (Educación para estudiantes dotados/talentosos) Anuncio

De acuerdo con el Plan Estatal de Texas para la Educación de Estudiantes Dotados / Talentosos, las Escuelas Públicas de Harmony comenzarán a recibir referencias para kindergarten y estudiantes recién inscritos en los grados 1-12 para la evaluación de estudiantes dotados y talentosos.

Cualquier persona interesada en el bienestar educativo de estos estudiantes puede nominarlos para dicha evaluación. Los formularios de referencia están disponibles en la oficina y en el sitio web de la escuela.

 

Forma de nominación

 

La fecha límite de referencia de GATE es el 30 de septiembre de 2022 y el período de evaluación de G / T se llevará a cabo en octubre.

Para obtener más información sobre el proceso de selección e identificación, los padres pueden comunicarse con el entrenador / maestro de GT de la escuela.

Due to high demand, many uniform sizes quickly were sold out shortly after we launched our new online uniform store Thursday.

Stock shortage is not expected to be an ongoing issue. Fortunately, our uniform supplier has informed that they have added new inventory and are continuing to work to provide additional color and size choices as quickly as possible.

Shop now to get your uniforms purchases in time for the first day of school and take advantage of these offers:

EARLY SHOPPER SAVINGS
Shop July 21-Aug. 4 to get short sleeve polos for only $13.50 (reg. $15) or long sleeve for only $16.50 (reg. $18).

FREE HOME SHIPPING
Buy two or more items to qualify for free shipping directly to your home using promo code HPSPOLO at checkout.

Two Ways to Shop Your School’s Uniform Store

On Our Site
Click ‘Uniforms’ under the PARENTS tab of your child’s campus website.

Find Your School Website

On FrenchToast
Search for your campus name and city on the ‘Shop By School’ page.

Go to ‘Shop By School’

Frequently Asked Questions

The size and color I want are still out of stock – what can I do?
Our partners at French Toast are working hard to get more colors and sizes in stock as soon as possible. To get an automatic update when your uniform preference is ready to purchase, just enter your email in the ‘Notify Me’ box under the product ‘Out of Stock’ message.

Can my child still wear uniforms that were purchased previously?
Of course! If your child’s uniform is still in good condition, they are welcome to continue wearing uniforms from previous years, even if the campus has updated to a new uniform color scheme.

The free shipping code isn’t working – what’s up?
The free shipping code – HPSPOLO – is for orders of two items are more, so just make sure you have enough items to qualify for free shipping in your cart. If you’re still experiencing issues, please contact Customer Service at https://www.frenchtoast.com/contact-us.

Which uniform color do I need for my child?
When ordering new uniforms and polos, the following are the approved color schemes for each grade level:

The uniform color options don’t look like the ones I see above
– is something wrong?
There might be a minor color variation between the preview image on the French Toast website and the images above, but not by much. If the uniform you’re selecting doesn’t look right, just make sure you have the correct dress code selected from the drop down near the top of your screen.

Why can’t I just order uniforms directly at my campus anymore?
Unfortunately, year-round direct sales of school uniforms can be a complicated and time-consuming process for an individual campus. We’d rather put our team’s talents to use by serving our students. By partnering with an industry-leading school uniform supply company like French Toast, Harmony is able to keep uniform costs down for families while freeing up school staff (and storage space!) to focus on the other needs of our schools.

No returns or exchanges.
Uniforms will no longer be available for purchase at campuses.

Please see link below for the 2022-2023 School Supply List.

HSA Odessa 2022-2023 School Supply List

HSA Family,

The survey form linked below is for students in grades 5 – 8 to choose a foreign language class for the 2022-2023 school year.

All LOTE classes are awarded on a first come first serve basis. Please choose two different options according to your preferences in case your first option is not available (do not choose the same language more than once).

LOTE Survey Link

If you have any questions please contact the school at 432-363-6000.

Thank you!

 

Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive.

The Summer Meal Programs ensures kids have no-cost, health meals this summer and return to school read to learn.

Help us spread the word about this valuable program!

Text FOOD to 304-304 or visit SummerFood.org to find a site.

Los niños necesitan comidas nutritivas para aprender, crecer y prosperar.

Los programas de comidas de verano aseguran que los niños tengan comidas saludables sin costo este verano y regresen a la escuela leyendo para aprender.

¡Ayúdenos a correr la voz acerca de este valioso programa!

Envíe FOOD al 304-304 o visite SummerFood.org para encontrar un sitio.

Good Afternoon Harmony Parent/Guardian,

 

We would like to invite you to join our virtual annual district wellness meeting via ZOOM. The meeting will be on Friday, May 13th at 2:00 pm MST. With your collaboration and staff we will be discussing our district wellness plan for next school year which focuses on child nutrition and health activities on campus. We would appreciate your feedback. Please register for the meeting using the link below. Once you complete the registration, you will receive the zoom link.

 

We hope to have you join us. Thank you and have a wonderful afternoon!

 

Registration Link

 

Buenas tardes padre / tutor de Harmony,

 

Nos gustaría invitarlo a unirse a nuestra reunión virtual anual de bienestar del distrito a través de ZOOM. La reunión será el viernes 13 de mayo a la 2:00 pm MST. Con su colaboración y personal, discutiremos nuestro plan de bienestar del distrito para el próximo año escolar que se centra en las actividades de nutrición y salud infantil en las escuelas. Agradeceríamos sus comentarios. Regístrese para la reunión utilizando el enlace a continuación. Una vez que complete el registro, recibirá el enlace de zoom.

 

Esperamos que se una a nosotros. ¡Gracias y que tengas una tarde maravillosa!

 

Enlace de registro

In preparation for STAAR testing, please make sure your child gets plenty of rest and has a healthy breakfast.

Schedule Below: