HSA Katy Wednesday Mail

October 2nd, 2019

Fall Festival Donations

Harmony Science Academy- Katy is preparing to host our annual Fall Festival on Friday, November 1st. Our festival will feature games, rides, obstacles, and other activities for students and families. We are kindly asking each grade level to donate certain items. If your child donates any items to help our festival, they will earn a free dress pass to be determined at a later date. Please turn in all donations to your child’s homeroom teacher by Friday, October 25th unless otherwise specified.


Kindergarten- Assortment of Candy

First Grade- Store bought baked goods (Bring donations during Oct. 28th - Nov. 1st)

Second Grade- Store bought baked goods (Bring donations during Oct. 28th - Nov. 1st)

Third Grade- Assortment of Candy

Fourth Grade- Piñata prizes

Fifth Grade- 2 liter soda bottles

Lunches are now open!

If you would like to eat lunch with your student(s), lunches are now open on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please make sure you bring you driver's license and check in at the front office.

Science Fair Judges Needed!

We are having a science fair on December 7th for our fifth grade students and are in need of 20 judges. If you wish to help out, please visit VOLY to sign up.


If you have any other questions, please contact Ms. Schaefer at mschaefer@harmonytx.org

Open Lunch

We understand that parents love the opportunity to have lunch with their students. This is why once a month you will be able to join your child to lunch! The open Friday this month for parents to attend lunch will be this Friday, October 4th. Please make sure to stop by the front office to sign in with your ID. No one is allowed to enter the cafeteria without first signing in at the front office. Thank you for your cooperation!
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Student Banking Day - October 8th, 2019

HSA Katy has partnered up with Advancial Credit Union to help students learn the importance of saving for the future. Students can create an account online with the help of an adult and then deposit money into it. Advancial representatives will be on campus once a month for deposit days. Students can bring their money to school and have their money deposited that day. Simple as that! If you're interested in creating an account, click here. The first campus deposit day will be Tuesday, October 2nd from 10:30-11:30 am.

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PBIS Rewards


You should be receiving a set up email from PBIS Rewards. PBIS Rewards is a Software-as-a-Service solution that provides an automated school wide PBIS management system based on school character traits (they’re displayed on posters around the school Respect, Responsibility & Safety).


With PBIS Rewards teachers will have access to a system in which they can reward good behavior, said points can be saved and used to cash in at the PBIS store. We will send out dates and steps when students will be able to use their points. It’s as easy as that! At HSA-Katy we want to reward good behavior as much as possible while also discouraging breaks in expectations. Check out the video below for more information!

https://support.pbisrewards.com/guides/student-support-video-k-6-pbis-rewards/



Lockdown Drill


We strive for the wellbeing and protection of all our students, to continue with that consistency we will be conducting a lock down drill in the first weeks of October. A lockdown drill consists of locking doors, turning off the lights, blocking entrances and remaining in the classroom quietly. Per the Emergency Guidelines:

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Lock, Lights, Out of Sight

Lockdown is called when there is a threat or hazard inside the school building. Lockdown uses classroom and school security actions to protect students and staff from threat.


Students:


  • Move away from sight
  • Maintain silence


The following are examples of when a Lockdown might be called:


  • Dangerous animal within school building
  • Intruder
  • Angry or violent parent or student
  • Active Shooter


We urge all parents to go over the guidelines and procedures of the drill to ensure that they go as smooth as possible. Following the guidelines can make all the difference. Thank you for your ongoing help, support and cooperation.

a special thanks...

We would like to thank Sam's Tree Service for the amazing work they have done to help spruce up the foliage on our property!