Osos Outreach Newsletter

December 16, 2019-Issue 18

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Join us in our Winter Wonderland Dress-Up Day this week!

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PreK-PM Classes may attend morning AM class. Dismissal at 11:30 AM for PreK.

After school care will be available on 12/20 from 12:30 pm until 6:00 pm for students who regularly attend.

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January 7th is our first day back in 2020. Be sure to return so you don’t miss any of our learning and fun in the second semester.

Parent Academy

HSI is going to be offering a FREE Parent Academy beginning 2nd semester!

We will be offering workshops for parents, free breakfast and lunch, Keynote Speaker, and raffle prizes! More information about the details of each workshop and opening registration when we return from Winter Break.

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Open Enrollment season for the 2020-2021 school year has begun! APPLY TODAY! Every student deserves the opportunity to go to a school that meets their unique needs and provides them the opportunity to succeed in the classroom, in college, and beyond. Find out more or apply at https://www.harmonytx.org/apply

PTO Announcements

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Be sure to get your order of HSI-Austin PTO calendars that feature HSI student artwork!
All funds raised from the calendar sales will be used towards helping the PTO continue to support programs and activities at HSI! Deadline is Monday, December 16th!

Calendars will be delivered to your child's classroom the final week of school before Winter Break!

Checks payable to HSI-Austin PTO

This Week!

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Come for an afternoon of fun while raising funds for PTO!

Tuesday December 17th

From 4pm to 6pm

Vengan a una tarde de diversión mientras juntamos fondos para PTO!

El Martes 17 de Diciembre

De 4pm a 6 pm

contact hsiaustinpto@gmail.com for more information!

Next Week!

Parent Engagement Opportunities

Fundraising for our PTO!

PTO has partnered up with Farmers Insurance to help us raise funds for our campus projects! By clicking on the link provided (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7ZMKVCF) this will take you to an online survey to receive a FREE insurance quote. For each quote completed, Farmers Insurance will donate $10 directly to our PTO.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact HSI-PTO at hsiaustinpto@gmail.com.

Parent Volunteers!

We are always looking for parents to help out around the school in some way. Create a login and take a look at the different opportunities through Voly and see what you can volunteer for today. Click the link below or the picture to sign up TODAY!


Math is Everywhere!

Math in Action!

The best part about math is that it’s everywhere you look and we use it everyday! With that in mind it’s a cinch to help your students practice wherever you are! If you are stuck in traffic take that time to quiz your kiddos on their multiplication facts, 3rd-5th.

When you’re at the grocery store have them show off their rounding skills by asking them what dollar amount the items you need are closest too! For example if a carton of eggs says it’s $1.62, is it closer to $2 or $1? A sweet treat is a great motivation tool and learning manipulative! Lay some out and encourage your student to eat some and then ask questions such as, “Do you have more or less than before you ate some?” Small snacks also work great as counters! “How many blueberries do you have on your plate?” “If I take two away how many do you have left?”

Let’s not leave math in the classroom, let’s make sure we see math in action everywhere!

Home Visits

Parents, be sure to send in your requests! Home Visits are a way for teachers and parents to connect and build a relationship as a team for the benefit of the student. Reach out to your teachers or you may also contact Fabiana Montenegro at fmontenegro@harmonytx.org.


We at HSI are working to build a culture and climate of leaders starting at the Pre-K level. We ask all students to start the day with their shirts tucked in. 3rd- 5th grade as our school leaders will be required to have their shirt tucked in all day.

Parents, please help us with the initiative by reminding your scholar to have his or her shirt tucked in each morning!

You may contact Ms. Gomez at jgomez@harmonytx.org should you have any questions. Thank you!

HSI Osos Calendar

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2019-2020 HPS Austin District Academic Calendar

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Club Sign-Ups

Harmony sponsored clubs will begin again second semester! Clubs will begin January 21st and end May 8th.

Please remember students cannot sign up for clubs on the same day they have tutorials.

More details and sign-ups to come in the year 2020! Thank you!

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Student & Parent Handbook

This year's handbook is now available online! Please take time to review this handbook with your students and use it as a reference throughout the year.