Harmony School of Excellence Austin
Tiger Talk Issue XIV, January 8, 2020
We hope you had a restful winter break!
Please click on the link below to download our Harmony Safety Newsletter!
Message from Middle School Dean of Academics
Please remind students that we are doing our reading competition (the paper came in the mail with report cards) and that they should be reading at least 30 minutes a day and doing ALEKS for at least 30 minutes a day if they have the internet at home or are able to go to the public library.
Upcoming Saturday School dates are January 11th, January 25th, February 1st, February 8th, February 22nd, February 29th, March 7th, March 28th, April 4th, April 18th, April 25th, and May 2nd.
Thanks and happy new year!
Jenny Rosenberg, M.Ed.
Harmony Public Schools Austin 2020 Science Fair
Are you interested in volunteering as a judge? We welcome you! Please sign-up here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScfeyZfcYdrt2TD3KE-qQo96xaMtlZ-KjUlWRlXn612lG8Arg/viewform
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Harmony Science Academy Pflugerville- 1421 Wells Branch Pkwy #200, Pflugerville, TX 78660
Judges will need to arrive no later than 12 pm for review of judging procedures. Lunch will be provided.
12:30-1:00 Judging Procedures
1:00-3:00 Project Judging
Judges are free to leave after all project judging has been completed. We invite our judges to join us for the remainder of the program and Award Ceremony.
3:00-4:30 Public Display
4:30-5:15 Awards Ceremony
5:15-5:30 Project Pick Up"
Winter Spirit Week & Holiday Show
Happy New Year!
Saludos de la temporada, Como estamos en el espíritu navideño, trate de verificar la salud de sus estudiantes y ponerse al día con sus vacunas si es necesario. Los estudiantes que pueden requerir la administración de medicamentos en la escuela deben traer una orden del médico el primer día de clases. Recuerde a sus alumnos que sean excelentes en cuanto a su higiene, ya que este es el primer paso para una excelente salud. Comencemos 2020 con un excelente espíritu, actitud, apariencia y salud. ¡¡¡Vamos tigres!!! Felices vacaciones
TSI Resources & Administration at HSE
We will be starting TSI administration every Tuesday & Thursdays after school after the Thanksgiving break. The students can sign up at the college counseling office. Here are some useful resources that I would like to share with you about TSI and preparation:
TSI Information resources:
TSI Practice resources:
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day & Girl Day STEM Festival at UT-Austin
PTO Fundraiser Opportunities in January!
HSE-Austin PTO is providing this fundraising opportunity to raise funds for clubs and activities. We volunteer at a fast-paced concession stand and are representing both our organization and UT. We have done over 500 volunteering hours this semester and looking for more events and organizations. We want to give a big thanks who volunteered at the events. If you would like to volunteer at the events, please sign up on VOLY.
You can also send email us with questions or sign up to learn the next opportunities: HSEVolunteers@Gmail.com
Coaching HSE Softball Team
HPS Grow Your Own Teacher Education Assistance Program
Harmony Grow Your Own Teacher Educational Assistance program application process began today, October 1st, 2019. Attached is the GYOT flyers. We are using the same GYOT poster we had from previous years (Deadline needs to be corrected :). They are sent to your campuses by CCS coordinators.
You can learn more about Harmony Grow Your Own Teachers - GYOT site below.
Application Link: www.HarmonyTX.org/GYOT.php
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020.
GYOT Things To Do:
- Place GYOT Poster and Flyers in areas around your campus and campus social media accounts where they are highly visible to high school seniors and alumni.
- Arrange a time for your campus CCS advisor and coordinator to make individual, small group or classroom GYOT recruitment presentation to seniors.
- Communicate with your campus star teachers who can assist you to identify the talents among seniors and alumni who are the best fit for the program.
- Create a campus newsletter for your campus seniors' parents to know this opportunity
- Reach out to your campus alumni who might have interest and skills for education career
We are super excited about this upcoming cycle and look forward to receiving a great number of applications! Our CEO, Mr. Ay, gave us a very ambitious goal of 300 applications for this year to search for homegrown talents across Harmony which is 3 times higher than last year.
Campus GYOT goals are also attached.
Some GYOT Impact History:
Since the program started, we had 17 GYOT program graduates and 15 of them are still inspiring our students every day. There are currently more than 30 active participants in the program.
Thank you for your help in making GYOT a success!
Community News & Things to Do!
Join to support our school community and connect with other parents by becoming a PTO member. Dues are $10.00 per family and can be paid by check, money order or visiting our website, https://squareup.com/store/hse-austin-pto
PTO funding comes from membership dues (Please Join), Box Tops for Education, fundraisers, and donations.