Tiger Mail

8/10/2022

Calendar

Thursday 8/11 First day of school

Thursday 8/18 MS Football meeting

Friday 8/19 HS Football meeting

Monday 8/22 MS Volleyball meeting

Tuesday 8/23 MS Volleyball meeting

Wednesday 8/24 MS and HS Cross Country meeting

Monday 8/29 Picture Day

A note from the registrar

*Please make sure to update all family contact and emergency contact information. We need to make sure that you have access to the information sent out. The only people that will be allowed to pick up students from the front office is the contacts that are listed in Skyward.

*If your address has changed, please make sure to bring a proof of residency to the front office.

*If you will not be attending the first day of school, please communicate this with the registrar.

*Please see the registrar's contact information-

Jmondragon@harmonytx.org

(737) 228-0567

Bus Schedule

A few notes.

-We do not have as many buses as we need.

-The company that we contract with does not have enough drivers.

-As of now we only have 2 buses from/to Gus Garcia and 1 bus to/from Stonehollow.

-Late buses will start on Monday 8/15. These are for students in clubs and tutorials.

-There will NOT be a late bus on Fridays as that is early dismissal and no students are to remain on campus.

-The buses will be first come first serve.

-Buses will not wait on students.

-We suggest that parents wait to ensure that their student is able to get on the bus and make sure that they have a back up plan for to and from school.

-Please know that we are working with the company to get more buses as soon as possible.

-Please fill this form out if you would like to take the bus ***please know that this does not ensure that your student will be able to ride.

-The QR code is attached as well.


https://forms.gle/Y2nGgki5XeuQzcwz7


Stonehollow to Pflugerville

Bus arrives 6:35am and departs 6:50am


Pflugerville to Stonehollow

Arrives at Pflugerville 6:25am and departs at 6:40am


Gus Garcia to Pflugerville

Bus arrives at 6:40am and departs at 6:50am

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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

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.

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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.


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

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.

Bell Schedule

Please see this year's bell schedule. Please note that there has been a couple changes in the start and end time. The Friday schedule is different as we will release at 2:00pm. On Fridays there will be NO after school activities and all students must exit the building as these days are for staff development.
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Backpack information

We are allowing regular backpacks this year. We will not be using our lockers again this year.

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.

Middle School Volleyball info meeting

Volleyball tryouts for the middle school girls team will take place on Monday Aug. 22nd and Tuesday Aug. 23rd from 3:30 to 5:30 PM in the high school gym. All forms must be submitted on Rank One BEFORE tryouts. Contact Coach Wright (awright@harmonytx.org) or Coach Guerrero (aguerrero@harmonytx.org) for more information.


Rank One Link --> https://harmony-centraltexas.rankone.com/New/NewParentLogin.aspx

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MS Football meeting

Please see the information below.
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HS Football meeting

If interested in playing football, please see the flier below.
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MS E-Sports information

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MS and HS Cross Country Info Meeting

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ESL information

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Asbestos management plan

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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