Tiger Mail

8/24/2022

Calendar

Wednesday 8/24 MS and HS Cross Country meeting

Wednesday 8/24 HS volleyball try outs

Thursday 8/25 Last day to order spirit shirts

Monday 8/29 Picture Day

Monday 9/5 STUDENT/STAFF HOLIDAY-CAMPUS IS CLOSED

Attendance

Please make sure that your students are dropped off by 7:45am. The doors close promptly at 7:45am. If your student is late, they must come in through the front office. A parent MUST come sign them in. This rule applies to students that drive as well.

Mrs. Messman's class has been working hard

Mrs. Messman's English 4 class has been hard at work creating their presentations on the Eras of British Literature.

Sprit Shirt preorder

We are so excited to have our 22-23 Spirit Shirt for pre-order. These shirts come straight from the campus. They are $15.00. Please order the the link listed below. All orders must be submitted by August 25th.

https://harmonytx.revtrak.net/austin/harmony-science-academy-pflugerville/harmony-science-academy-pflugerville-misc-/#/v/spirit-shirt-hs-pflugerville

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Picture Day

The fall picture day will be on August 29th. All students will be in uniform. We will send home the packets and information once it is received.

Substitutes are needed

We would love for you to join our team!
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Middle School Regional Science Fair information

Here is the link for students to register for Regonials. Students must use this link to start their registration.


https://www.scienteer.com/register/harmonyscienceacademynorthaustinms


Deadline for all paperwork is 1/26/2023.


Please let Mrs. Fletcher know if you have any questions or need help.

High School Regional Science Fair information

Here is the link for students to register for Regonials. Students must use this link to start their registration.


https://www.scienteer.com/register/harmonyscienceacademynorthaustinhs


Deadline for all paperwork is 1/26/2023.


Please let Mrs. Fletcher know if you have any questions or need help.

Is your student interested in sports?

If your child is interested in playing any sport this year for Harmony Pflugerville, these forms must be filled out by August 12th. Sports Physicals will need to be uploaded before the season starts of the sport they are playing. More sports info on try-outs, sports offered, etc. will be sent out soon and be given out at orientations too.


To fill out the forms, go to this link.


For more directions on filling out the online forms, go to this link.

MS E-Sports information

Join Mr. Andrus and Mr. Bartholomae in Room 107 directly after school (around 3:15 PM) on Wednesday, August 17th for a ~20 minute informational meeting about Middle School Esports. We will discuss the games you can compete in and how things go if you just want to chill. We plan on starting normal Esports sessions, which will go until 4:30 PM, the next Wednesday, August 24th. We hope to see you on Wednesday if you are interested at all in Esports!
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Yoga club has officially tarted

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Code 2 College

Are you interested in Coding? We have an amazing program that we have partnered with called Code 2 College. Please see the fliers below.

Club Sign up

The club sign up is live. All fees must be paid in order to attend. Payments are made through the RevTrak system. We do not accept any payments at the office. Please also read the description as there are specific grade levels for each club. Please see Mrs. Munoz in 139 if you would like to apply for a waiver.


All clubs have already started. Please have your student stop by Mrs. Munoz's office if they have any questions.


Here is the link for clubs

https://hsapflugerville.harmonytx.org/clubs/


Here is the link for payments

https://harmonytx.revtrak.net/austin/harmony-science-academy-pflugerville/harmony-science-academy-pflugerville-clubs/#/v/club-fee-s-pflugerville

Free ACC ESL classes

Free ACC ESL Courses:

ACC's free ESL courses help non-native speakers learn basic English to support student goals for career advancement, college, High School Equivalency (HSE), and family and community.

Students advance at their own pace through four levels of classes that teach writing, reading, listening, speaking, and pronunciation. Small class sizes and fun activities provide plenty of opportunities to practice what you learn.

The application opens September 7, 2022 at 8 am. The application will close once all the slots are filled.

Apply at www.austincc.edu/esl

You need to:

  • verify your email address

  • upload your government-issued ID

  • select a date for a virtual Orientation

  • Attend virtual Orientation

  • take a placement test and select a class

Note: Classes start on October 17, 2022

Would you like to share exciting news?

We would love for you to share exciting news with us! Please scan the QR code and let us know your exciting stories.
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Drop off and pick up map

Please see the map below for the layout of the drop off and pick plan.
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From the Health Office

Health Office Notes

IMMUNIZATION

Please Update your student Immunization record.

  • Students entering 7th grade are required to have one dose of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccine and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) for individuals who have not already received those vaccines. Students cannot start until we have the updated copy of their immunizations.
  • We need the original form of the affidavit for Exemption for Immunization if the student is not able to get the vaccine. COPY is INVALID. here is the link to request an Affidavit for an exemption https://co-request.dshs.texas.gov/

If you have questions about the missing vaccine for your student or already have an updated record of immunization, you can email the health aide at mordillano@harmonytx.org or send a message to this number (516)778-7539.

MEDICATION and HEALTH CONDITION

Harmony Public Schools health staff only administer medications and treatments for which we have a valid, current year doctor’s order and parent signature.

Parents must turn in all forms with the medication and medications cannot be transported to and from the school by students. Medications must be labeled by the pharmacy for the student who is to take the medication. Medications must be picked up at the end of the year or when the doctor discontinues the medication, or it will be discarded in compliance with Harmony Public Schools medication policy.

Update your child medical records any time your student is treated or diagnosed with a new health condition.

More information on the Harmony Public Schools medication/health condition policy can be found in the student handbook. https://hsapflugerville.harmonytx.org/health-services/#policies

Lunch Information

Back to School will also mean BACK TO STUDENT MEAL RATES.

Schools will transition back to requiring family applications for free and reduced-priced meals to meet USDA requirements.


We encourage all the parents to complete a meal application at:


www.schoolcafe.com


Instructions on how to complete the meal application online:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xu45wedp2aMHLvU0XqDB5-4pQuO59nSI/view?usp=sharing


Please note: school meals were previously free due to the pandemic however, this free option will no longer be available unless you apply and your student qualifies for the Free & Reduced Lunch Program.

Please take a few minutes to complete the meal application today.


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Regreso a clases también significa REGRESAR A LAS TARIFAS DE COMIDAS PARA ESTUDIANTES.

Las escuelas volverán a exigir solicitudes familiares para comidas gratuitas o de precio reducido para cumplir con los requisitos del USDA.

Les pedimos a todos los padres completar una solicitud de comida en:


www.schoolcafe.com


Instrucciones sobre cómo completar la solicitud de comida en línea:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xu45wedp2aMHLvU0XqDB5-4pQuO59nSI/view?usp=sharing


Tenga en cuenta: las comidas escolares anteriormente eran gratuitas debido a la pandemia, sin embargo, esta opción gratuita ya no estará disponible a menos que presente una solicitud y su estudiante califique para el Programa de almuerzo gratis y reducido.
Tómese unos minutos para completar la solicitud de comida hoy.



Child Nutrition Assistant

Susana Lippart

scoronado@harmonytx.org

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Campus information on uniforms

Uniform Information

Uniform Shirts

-Uniform shirt must be ordered from https://www.frenchtoast.com/long-sleeve-pique-polo-shirt-w-harmony-logo/p/1716?dressCode=13880

- If the Uniforms are sold out or you are waiting for them to be delivered, high school students may wear a white or black polo and middle school students may wear red or navy blue polo.

- Alternative shirts must be polo shirts

- Once uniforms become available all students must be in the Harmony uniform top.

- We will announce when spirit shirts are on sale. Spirit shirts may be worn only on Fridays with jeans.

Uniforms Bottoms

- Students are required to wear navy blue, khaki, or black uniform pants.

- No jeans allowed (unless a spirit shirt was purchased to wear only on Fridays with jeans.)

- No legging, jeggings, joggers, or cargo pants allowed.

- A blue/ Brown belt is required for all students.

- Only grades 6-8 can wear shorts that are no shorter than the knee.

- No ripped jeans on days jeans are allowed.

Sweaters/ Jackets

- Must be able to be unzipped at all times so the uniform top is visible.

- No pullover sweaters

- Must be blue, black, red, or grey.

- No hoodies allowed

- Hoodies will be confiscated and picked up by parents.

shoes

- Must have closed-toe tennis shoes (any color)

- No type of boots are allowed.

Hair

-Hair color must be natural.

-No colors such as pink, blue, green, purple, etc allowed.

Technology policy

-All cell phones/ AirPods/smartwatches must remain turned off and in their backpacks the entire school day.-

-If a student is caught using the phone during school hours, the phone will be taken up and turned into the front office.

-If your student's phone is taken up, parents must pick it up from the office and pay a $10 fee. No cash accepted.

-Students can request to use the school phones around the building if they need to communicate with parents.

Tardy Policy

- All students must be in class no later than 7:45 AM

- If a student arrived after 7:45 AM parents must get down to sign their student.

- No students are allowed into school without a parent/guardian's signature.

- For the tardy policy please refer to page 20 of the student handbook.

Please refer to our handbook https://drive.google.com/file/d/13TAEklIeB7GvPB1BXLk-4C3lAaDspuRr/view for more information.

Información Uniforme

Camisas de uniforme

-La camisa del uniforme debe pedirse en https://www.frenchtoast.com/long-sleeve-pique-polo-shirt-w-harmony-logo/p/1716?dressCode=13880

- Si los Uniformes están agotados o estás esperando a que te los entreguen, los estudiantes de preparatoria pueden usar polo blanco o negro y los estudiantes de secundaria pueden usar polo rojo o azul marino.

- Las camisetas alternativas deben ser polos.

- Una vez que los uniformes estén disponibles, todos los estudiantes deben estar en la parte superior del uniforme Harmony.

- Anunciaremos cuando las camisetas de espíritu estén a la venta. Las camisas de espíritu se pueden usar solo los viernes con jeans.

Pantalones de uniformes

- Los estudiantes deben usar pantalones de uniforme azul marino, caqui o negro.

- No se permiten jeans (a menos que se haya comprado una camisa de espíritu para usar solo los viernes con jeans).

- No se permiten mallas, jeggings, joggers o pantalones tipo cargo.

- Se requiere un cinturón azul/marrón para todos los estudiantes.

- Solo los grados 6-8 pueden usar pantalones cortos que no sean más cortos que la rodilla.

- No se permiten jeans rotos en los días en que se permiten jeans.

Suéteres/ Chaquetas

- Debe poder abrirse la cremallera en todo momento para que la parte superior del uniforme sea visible.

- No suéteres tipo pullover

- Debe ser azul, negro, rojo o gris.

- No se permiten sudaderas con capucha

- Las sudaderas con capucha serán confiscadas y recogidas por los padres.

Zapatos

- Debe tener zapatos tenis cerrados (cualquier color)

- No se permite ningún tipo de botas.

Pelo

-El color del cabello debe ser natural.

-No se permiten colores como rosa, azul, verde, morado, etc.

Política tecnológica

-Todos los teléfonos celulares/AirPods/smartwatches deben permanecer apagados y en sus mochilas durante todo el día escolar.-

-Si se sorprende a un estudiante usando el teléfono durante el horario escolar, se tomará el teléfono y se entregará a la oficina principal.

-Si el teléfono de su estudiante está ocupado, los padres deben recogerlo en la oficina y pagar una tarifa de $10. No se acepta efectivo.

-Los estudiantes pueden solicitar usar los teléfonos de la escuela alrededor del edificio si necesitan comunicarse con los padres.

Política de Tardanzas

- Todos los estudiantes deben estar en clase a más tardar a las 7:45 a.m.

- Si un estudiante llegó después de las 7:45 AM, los padres deben bajar para firmar a su estudiante.

- Ningún estudiante puede ingresar a la escuela sin la firma de un padre/tutor.

- Para conocer la política de tardanzas, consulte la página 20 del manual del estudiante.


Consulte nuestro manual https://drive.google.com/file/d/13TAEklIeB7GvPB1BXLk-4C3lAaDspuRr/view para obtener más información.

ESL information

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Important Links

Harmony Science Academy - Pflugerville

Aydin Yildrim, Principal

ayildirim@harmonytx.org


High School


Serdar Ozguven Dean of College and Career

sozguven@harmonytx.org

Natasha Barker, AP

nbarker@harmonytx.org

Dr. Lisa Wyatt, AP

lwyatt@harmonytx.org

Mrs. Staursky, Special Education/504 Coordinator

Rstaursky@harmonytx.org



Middle School


Gulsah Baykara, AP

gyildirim@harmonytx.org

Janiece Beardslee, AP

jbeardslee@harmonytx.org

Mrs. Williams, Special Education/504 Coordinator

nefertiti.williams@harmonytx.org



Front Office


Student Recruitment Coordinator ( Registrar )

Jessica Mondragon

jmondragon@harmonytx.org


Attendance Clerk

Jessica Sanchez

jessica.sanchez@harmonytx.org


Child Nutrition Assistant

Susana Lippart

scoronado@harmonytx.org


Health Aide

Mary Ordillano

mordillano@harmonytx.org