Osos Outreach - Summer Edition

May 26, 2020

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

Be sure to follow us on Facebook!

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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!
Teachers will be available for mini lessons, tutoring, and office hours to give students opportunity to ask questions and learn at their own pace.
Chromebooks and work packet alternatives will be available for pick-up on Wednesday, May 27th and Friday, May 29th.

More details about accessing information will come next week so be sure to check back!
¡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.

Las Chromebooks y las alternativas de paquetes de trabajo estarán disponibles para recoger el miércoles 27 de mayo y el viernes 29 de mayo.

La próxima semana se ofrecerán más detalles sobre cómo acceder a la información, ¡así que asegúrese de consultar nuevamente!

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!


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!

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!


¿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!

Tips for EL Parents

TEA has released helpful tips for EL parents and how to navigate through finding resources and connecting online.

Available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

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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:


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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

Austin Family Resources/Recursos Familiares de Austin

Below you will find different resources for family needs. For further details on accessing technology, you may visit https://www.parent.harmonytx.org/athomelearning and Free Internet access for 60 days.
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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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