Tiger Cub Express- Update

Wednesday, February 17th - Friday, February 19th

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year, annual 15-day festival in China and Chinese communities around the world that begins with the new moon that occurs sometime between January 21 and February 20 according to Western calendars. Festivities last until the following full moon. Chinese New Year occurs on Friday, February 12, 2021, in many of the countries that celebrate it.

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Exploration's First Virtual 5K/ 1 Mile Run or Walk

2021 Virtual 5K/1Mile

Run or Walk

How It Works:

1. Registration Dates: Feb 1st- Feb 5th (Tiger Cub Express or Schoology/Coach Jones) https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BQTuW8rkPQ2wjgwPYpMbh7t7f2KLHO14A9I06UqqyEE/edit

2. Choose Event: 1Mile (K-2nd) Walk or Run

5K (3rd-5th) Walk or Run

3. Download App “RunKeeper” (Tracks Time, Distance/Location) https://apps.apple.com/us/app/runkeeper-gps-running-tracker/id300235330

4. Choose Location: Run the distance at home on your treadmill or outside while social distancing

5. Dates to run: Anytime between Feb 5th-23rd

6. Post your results and share any pictures you want in shared drive. (Provided by Coach Jones)

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2021 Virtual 5K / 1Milla

Corre o camina

Cómo funciona:

1. Fechas de inscripción: 1 de febrero al 5 de febrero (Tiger Cub Express o Schoology / Coach Jones)https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BQTuW8rkPQ2wjgwPYpMbh7t7f2KLHO14A9I06UqqyEE/edit

2. Elija el evento: 1 milla (K-2do) caminar o correr

5K (3. ° a 5. °) Caminar o correr

3. Descargar la aplicación "RunKeeper" (tiempo de seguimiento, distancia / ubicación) https://apps.apple.com/us/app/runkeeper-gps-running-tracker/id300235330

4. Elija la ubicación: recorra la distancia en casa en su cinta de correr o al aire libre mientras se aleja socialmente

5. Fechas de ejecución: en cualquier momento entre el 5 y el 23 de febrero

6. Publique sus resultados y comparta las imágenes que desee en la unidad compartida. (Proporcionado por el entrenador Jones)

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Click Here to Shop the PBA - R.O.A.R. Store

You can buy from the R.O.A.R. Store with your PBA Points. Ask you teachers how you can earn PBA Points:)!

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Please click the link below to explore the Harmony Public School Counseling Site. There are great tips and information for students and parents.

Haga clic en el enlace a continuación para explorar el sitio de consejería de las escuelas públicas de Harmony. Hay excelentes consejos e información para estudiantes y padres.

HSW Counseling Department

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Please Review Harmony School of Exploration on Google

Dear Harmony School of Exploration Parent,

We would love to hear your feedback, and would be incredibly grateful if you could take a couple of minutes to write a quick Facebook and Google review for us.

To submit your review, simply click the links below.

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. Your feedback is highly appreciated and important to us and we look forward to reading your comments.


"Estimado padre de familia de Harmony School of Exploration:

Nos encantaría escuchar sus comentarios y le agradeceríamos muchísimo que se tomara unos minutos para escribir una reseña rápida de Facebook y Google para nosotros.

Para enviar su reseña, simplemente haga clic en los enlaces a continuación.


Muchas gracias por tomarse el tiempo para dejar un comentario. Sus comentarios son muy apreciados e importantes para nosotros y esperamos leer sus comentarios."

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Mr. Charles Hamilton Houston Paved the Way for a More Fair and Just Life for All

Biography of Charles Hamilton Houston

by Steven D. Jamar


Charles Hamilton Houston conceived of and led the legal strategy leading to the end of legalized racial segregation in the United States. He and those he taught and mentored laid the legal groundwork through thought and action that ultimately led to 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education that made racial segregation in public primary and secondary schools unconstitutional. He died four years before full fruition of his work to end "separate but equal" as a valid constitutional principle. Houston not only participated in effecting the change, but was the inspiration and mentor to Thurgood Marshall, James Nabrit, Spottswood Robinson, A. Leon Higginbotham, Robert Carter, William Hastie and many others who carried on the battle and remains an inspiration to those working for social justice today.

Houston completed high school at the age of 15 and graduated from as one of six valedictorians from Amherst College in Massachusetts in 1915. He then taught at Howard University in Washington, D.C., for two years until the onset of World War I. Houston enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Europe in World War I as a second lieutenant in field artillery.

As a result of some of his experiences in the segregated and racist army, Houston decided that he needed to become an advocate to enforce the legal rights of the oppressed. In pursuit of this, following his honorable discharge from the army in 1919, Houston enrolled at Harvard Law School from which he earned his Bachelor of Laws in 1922 and a doctorate in 1923. Houston was a stellar student and became the first black editor of the Harvard Law Review. He studied law at the University of Madrid until 1924 when he returned to Washington, DC, and joined his father's law practice.

In 1924 he also began to teach part time at Howard University School of Law, then a part-time night school. Through that time HUSL had trained approximately three fourths of the approximately 950 African American lawyers practicing in the United States. Genna Rae McNeil, Groundwork at 64 (1983). In the next five years, in part at the urging of Houston, the Howard University Trustees recreated HUSL as a full-time day school and in 1929 put Houston in charge (with a title of Resident Vice-Dean, but he had the responsibilities of a dean--Houston was HUSL's dean in all but title).

During Houston's six year tenure as vice-dean (1929-35), Howard University Law School was training almost a quarter of the nation's black law students. Houston also oversaw the dramatic change which led to HUSL being accredited by the American Bar Association and meeting the standards for being admitted to the the Association of American Law Schools. McNeil, Groundwork at 70-71 (1983). It was during this period that Houston set the course for the law school.

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Get the New Exploration Spirit T-Shirt and Get Ready for the March 2021 Raffle!

The New Exploration School Spirit T- Shirt Sale Will Begin Wednesday, February 17th! You will need it to enter the March Raffle. Remember THIS T-SHIRT can be worn on Mondays and Fridays!

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