EULESS INNOVATION TIGER PRINTS

December 2, 2020

Authored by Jami Wittman jwittman@harmonytx.org

The Newsletter will be sent every Wednesday.

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ONE TEAM, ONE GOAL

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Dear Tiger Familes,

Can you believe it is DECEMBER? We have a BUSY couple of weeks before our next holiday break!


It is very important to note that the 3rd-5th grade students have very important online testing next week. You will hear it referred to as "Interim" or "DA2" testing. These tests are to gather information about what we need to focus on next semester before your student is required to take the STAAR state assessments. With the exception of the 4th-grade Writing test, the assessments will cover content they HAVE covered AND content they HAVE NOT covered yet. Again, this helps us know how to best support student learning to be sure they have mastered all objectives in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for their grade level before the end of the school year.


It is imperative each student does his or her own work on this test and is encouraged to do their personal best. After the testing window is completed, we will analyze the data, set goals with students, and arrange supportive plans to help them reach their goals. As their parent, YOU will be an important part of their support team to be successful.


Thank you so much for all you do to work with your student and their teachers.

Together, we can make a difference for the kids!

CLICK HERE to access TUTORIALS & PRACTICE for INTERIM

See what the Math, Reading and Science tests are like and what tools are available. Practicing builds confidence!

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IMPORTANT DATES

  • October 5th-January 3rd - Fall Reading Challenge
  • December 7th-11th, DA2/Interim Testing
  • December 17th - Last day for Canned Food and Winterwear Donations
  • December 18th- last day of the semester
  • December 19th -January 5th - Holiday Break
  • January 6th - 2nd semester begins

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Shopping online? Help us earn at the same time!

SchoolStore.com is an online shopping mall where over 350 nationally-known merchants have agreed to give a percentage of sales to K-12 schools. Companies like Walmart, Sears, Target, Disney Store, Family Book Store and Barnes & Noble participate. Just visit the websiteby clicking the link below, choose to support "Harmony School of Innovation Euless", and START SHOPPING! Thanks for your support!
CLICK HERE to shop at schoolstore.com

CHOOSE "MERCHANTS" AND BEGIN HOLIDAY SHOPPING!

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Household Income Verification Form

Harmony Public Schools is required to collect and report the socioeconomic status of each student to the Texas Education Agency for purposes of the annual state accountability ratings and for federal reporting. The data collected is also used by educational agencies to determine funding which may be used for various enrichment and additional services. If you have not already received a notice stating that your child qualifies for free or reduced-price meals, please complete the “CONFIDENTIAL Household” form in Skyward. Upon login to Skyward, this form is accessible from the main screen. If you have any questions, please contact the Business Manager for HSI Euless, Araceli Ortiz, araceli.ortiz@harmonytx.org.

Please find the attached instructions on how to complete the form on Skyward. Household Income Form Skyward Instructions

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NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

Apply now for free enrollment to HARMONY SCHOOL OF INNOVATION EULESS for the 2021-22 school year!


HARMONY SCHOOL OF INNOVATION EULESS is a free, public charter school that is part of a Texas-born, Texas-wide public charter school system. Our campus serves [enter grade levels]. Harmony’s curriculum places a heavy focus on STEM skills, Character Education, project-based learning, and college readiness.


Harmony is completely tuition-free. We believe every student deserves the opportunity to attend a high-quality public school that fits their individual needs regardless of income.


All children residing in a Harmony geographic boundary who meet registration requirements are eligible to attend. And we have big boundaries – usually consisting of whole cities or even multiple counties – so every child has an opportunity to receive a Harmony education regardless of neighborhood or family income level.

In 2020, all 23 Harmony high school campuses were named among the Best High Schools in America by U.S. News and World Report, 13 named to the Best STEM High Schools in America by Newsweek, and earned two National School of Character recognition from Character.org.

Don't wait -- apply now at harmonytx.org/apply!


Best Regards,


Ms. Jeca S. Williams, MA, Student Recruitment Coordinator

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Student Referral Program

We are accepting new students for the current school year and for the 2021/2022 school year at Harmony School of Innovation- Euless! Below you will find a Student Referral form. If you know of a family that may be interested in joining us here at Harmony, please refer a family to complete an application at harmonytx.org and fill out the form below. For every student that you refer that enrolls in this school year or next year, you will be entered into a DRAWING to receive a free red uniform shirt or a fun-filled drawstring bag! Please return the student referral form to the front office, send it to school with your student, or email it to jeca.williams@harmonytx.org. Thank you!
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Core Values to Build Character

As you may know, all campuses within our district are focusing on character development and are pursuing the Character.org certification. This is a lengthy process that involves many steps; there are 11 principles and each one has several components. Thus the character committee has decided to break down each principle into actionable, weekly items for campus focus.
CLICK HERE to access Principles 1 - 8

Access principles 1-10 of the 11 principles of character

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CANNED FOOD AND WINTER-WEAR DRIVE extended through December

Student Council will extend the CANNED FOOD and WINTER-WEAR drive through the month of December. Please share new or clean, gently used coats, hats, gloves, and scarves and/or donate canned food items for us to replenish much sought after resources at Mission Arlington.


Donations can be brought to the school lobby and labeled by homeroom class any day before the 17th so deliveries can be made before Winter Break. Thank you in advance for helping our neighbors in need.

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POPCORNopolis FUNdraiser

We are partnering with POPCORNOPOLIS for their online fundraiser option. Shop online with the link below and have it shipped where you want it delivered!


CLICK the Fundraising LINK to see the limitless options!


ONLY orders using the link will be credited to the school. If asked for a code, use FUNDNOW.


*Important* In order for our school to receive credit from orders, customers must click through from this specific link to get started. So if you share the link with friends and family, be sure they know how to credit our school. Thanks for your support!

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CLICK HERE to Request a Virtual Home Visit

This is the new link on the school website. We would love to get to know your family better!

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FALL READING CHALLENGE

Reading is a passion we want students to continue to love as they move into their adult lives. A love of reading is one of the best gifts we can impart to our students. Guiding and modeling for students to read more and discover more about who they are as readers this is what a challenge is all about.


So, what’s the challenge?


For this challenge at Harmony in grades Kindergarten to 5th grade, we are going to start with the fall semester. For the fall, we are asking every KIndergarten, 1st, and 2nd grader to read at least 20 books; and every 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grader to challenge themselves to read at least 10 novels.


It is not a grade but an opportunity to share and enjoy reading; teachers should make this a part of their class with regular updates on progress, celebrations of achievements, and book chats on what everyone is reading.

CLICK HERE for Kindergarten- 2nd grade information

Details about the Fall Reading Challenge for Kindergarten- 2nd graders

CLICK HERE for 3rd-5th grade information

Details about the Fall Reading Challenge for 3rd-5th graders

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December MEAL MENUS

Click below to see the complete Breakfast and Lunch menus for December.

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MORE INFO. or to REGISTER YOU CHILD for KARATE

This is a special offer by our community partner Top Leaders Martial Arts. There is a separate registration form and an $89 fee. This class is conducted virtually on Wednesdays 3:30-4:30. Join now!

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HARMONY SCHOOL OF INNOVATION - EULESS

Harmony School of Innovation - Euless (K-5th) is an open enrollment, tuition-free charter school that focuses on STEM education.