Osos Outreach - Summer Edition

June 8, 2020

Welcome to our weekly Summer Newsletter where you can check in here for updates and news about our campus!

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A Message from Harmony Public Schools

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Summer School Questions?

HSI's Online Summer School will be available for ALL of our students from K-5 through Google Classroom starting June 1 through June 12!

To be granted access to the online option, please reach out to Mr. A. Sanchez to be added to the google classroom. ( angel.sanchez@harmonytx.org)
Teachers will be available for mini lessons, tutoring, and office hours to give students opportunity to ask questions and learn at their own pace.

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¡La escuela de verano en línea de HSI estará disponible para TODOS nuestros estudiantes desde K-5 hasta Google Classroom a partir del 1 de junio hasta el 12 de junio!
Los maestros estarán disponibles para mini lecciones, tutorías y horas de oficina para darles a los estudiantes la oportunidad de hacer preguntas y aprender a su propio ritmo.

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Austin District 2020 Summer Enrichment Activities

Here are some Summer Enrichment Activities for your students to enjoy at home over the summer by grade! ¡Aquí hay algunas actividades de enriquecimiento de verano para que sus estudiantes disfruten en casa durante el verano por grado!

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P-EBT For Families

Your family may be eligible for up to $285 toward meals this summer.


We understand the challenging circumstances you are experiencing and wanted you to know your household may be eligible to receive Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to buy food from any retailer that accepts the Texas Lone Star Card.


Click links below for further assistance:

Learn more at https://www.HarmonyTX.org/pebt


https://hhs.texas.gov/…/cor…/pandemic-ebt-p-ebt-due-covid-19


How to Apply for P-EBT: https://tea.texas.gov/…/covid19-how-to-apply-for-pebt-one-p…


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Su familia puede ser elegible para recibir hasta $ 285 para comidas este verano.


Entendemos las circunstancias desafiantes que está experimentando y deseamos que sepa que su hogar puede ser elegible para recibir los beneficios de Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios de Pandemia (P-EBT) para comprar alimentos de cualquier minorista que acepte la Tarjeta Texas Lone Star.


Haga clic en los enlaces a continuación para obtener más ayuda:

Obtenga más información en https://www.HarmonyTX.org/pebt


https://hhs.texas.gov/…/cor…/pandemic-ebt-p-ebt-due-covid-19


Cómo solicitar P-EBT: https://tea.texas.gov/…/covid19-how-to-apply-for-pebt-one-p…

Social and Emotional Learning-Summer Edition

Social and Emotional Learning is a skill and practice that can continue to grow and develop outside of school. This is a particularly difficult time for families right now due to COVID-19, and it's important to remember to find ways to connect and have fun as a family. Activities that connect you to your kids can continue to grow their social and emotional language and practices.


Here are a few ideas to get the ball rolling this summer:



  • Start a DIY (do it yourself) project as a family that gives your kids responsibility and room to be creative.
  • Teach your kids to cook. Maybe you build up to a big family meal by the end of the summer.
  • Walk or exercise as a family.
  • Build a fort with pillows, blankets, chairs giving your kids space to explore and be creative.
  • Play a board game as a family
  • Read a book or book series as a family
  • Have a dance party where everyone can let loose and be silly! It's important for kids to see you let loose and be silly once in a while.



Stay tuned for weekly updates and helpful strategies from our school counselor, Ms. Meg, throughout the summer!


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El Aprendizaje Social y Emocional es una habilidad y práctica que puede seguir creciendo y desarrollándose fuera de la escuela. Este es un momento particularmente difícil para las familias en este momento debido a COVID-19, y es importante recordar encontrar formas de conectarse y divertirse en familia. Las actividades que lo conectan con sus hijos pueden continuar haciendo crecer su lenguaje y prácticas sociales y emocionales.


Aquí hay algunas ideas para poner en marcha este verano:


  • Comience un proyecto de bricolaje (hágalo usted mismo) como una familia que les da a sus hijos responsabilidad y espacio para ser creativos.
  • Enseñe a sus hijos a cocinar. Tal vez te preparas para una gran comida familiar para el final del verano.
  • Camine o haga ejercicio en familia.
  • Construya un fuerte con almohadas, mantas, sillas que brinden a sus hijos espacio para explorar y ser creativos.
  • Juega un juego de mesa en familia
  • Leer un libro o una serie de libros en familia
  • ¡Ten una fiesta de baile donde todos puedan soltarse y ser tontos! Es importante que los niños te vean soltarse y ser tontos de vez en cuando.


¡Estén atentos para actualizaciones semanales y estrategias útiles de nuestra consejera escolar, la Sra. Meg, durante todo el verano!

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Kids eat FREE at Taco Cabana!

"Stop by for a FREE Kids Lunch featuring a Bean & Cheese Taco with Chips & Queso and a Kids Drink. Available Monday - Friday between 11am-12pm.

One (1) FREE Kids Lunch per child under 12 years of age present. Available Monday through Friday from 11am to 12pm to-go through the drive-thru only, while supplies last. Drink selection varies by location and may include milk, chocolate milk, apple juice and/or water. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

At participating Texas locations only. Not available through online ordering. No purchase necessary. Other restrictions may apply."

Refer a Friend

Do you know someone who may be interested in enrolling as a new student at Harmony School of Innovation-Austin? Complete this survey by clicking image below.

If your referred friend enrolls at HSI for the 2020-2021 school year, your name will be entered into raffle to win a Kindle Fire!

Increase your chances by recommending multiple friends!

The raffle will take place on August 7th. We will post the names of the winner on our Facebook page and mail the Kindle Fire directly to the winners' homes.

Good luck everyone!


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¿Conoces a alguien que pueda estar interesado en matricularse como un nuevo estudiante en Harmony School of Innovation-Austin? ¡Por favor, de completar la forma haciendo clic en la imagen a continuación!


Si su amigo recomendado se inscribe en HSI para el año escolar 2020-2021, ¡su nombre se ingresará en la rifa para ganar un Kindle Fire! ¡Aumenta tus posibilidades recomendando varios amigos!


El sorteo tendrá lugar el 7 de agosto. Publicaremos los nombres del ganador en nuestra página de Facebook y enviaremos el Kindle Fire directamente a las casas de los ganadores. ¡Buena suerte a todos!

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If your student is struggling with anxiety or needs someone to talk to about COVID-19 worries, our counselors are available to help.

Look for the Healthy Minds section under "Parents" tab on our campus website, or visit https://www.HarmonyTX.org/HealthyMinds.
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HSI Contact Information Update

HSI has new operating hours from 9am to 3pm M-F

We also have 3 alternative numbers families may use to contact our front office staff during our new hours.

Ms. Dulce: 737.2284642

Ms. Angela: 512.820.9939

Ms. Iris: 737.228.4710

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Lunch pick-ups will run through June 30th!


Harmony Public Schools Austin offers free lunch and breakfast pick-up each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to every child under the age of 18, regardless of school enrollment status.


The meal pick-up locations are as listed:

• Harmony Science Academy-Austin: 930 E Rundberg Lane Austin TX 78753

• Harmony Science Academy-Pflugerville: 1421 Wells Branch Pkwy STE 200, Pflugerville, TX, 78660

• Harmony School of Innovation-Austin: 2124 E St Elmo Rd STE A, Austin, TX 78744


Harmony Public Schools is committed to meeting the food and nutritional requirements of every child in our communities. Thank you, and stay healthy.


For more information in English and Spanish:

https://hsiaustin.harmonytx.org/update-meal-pick-up-change/

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HSI Family Outreach Resources

HSI has created a Google Classroom for families will continue to be updated throughout the summer months. Please be sure to also follow us on Facebook for updates!


Google Class name: HSI Family Outreach Resources

Class Code: p7rm4qc

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2020-2019 HPS Austin District Academic Calendar

*calendar is subject to change/el calendario está sujeto a cambios

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