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Harmony School of Innovation
Presents:
The Truth on Vaping
9th -12th grade will have an assembly
Wednesday, November 20th & Thursday 21st during Midday

Please take a look at the attached files for What can parent do?

The 101 on e-Cigarettes

 

 

 

This is a friendly reminder that there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, November 15th for the students. There will be District PD for the staff.

How to Register a Loan Star College Dual Credit Class for Spring 2020

Dear Students,

Submission DEADLINE:

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 4:00 pm.

Students who are CURRENTLY taking dual credit classes listed below MUST submit the  Dual Credit/Exceptional Admission Course Approval Form signed by parents/guardians and assigned counselors through the Online Registration Form.

  • Anatomy & Physiology-D
  • English Language AP/Dual
  • English Literature AP/Dual
  • English IV-D
  • Pre-Calculus-D

NOTES:

  1. Students taking courses other than the ones mentioned above do NOT need to submit any form.
  2. Any application form without parent/guardian and counselor signature will NOT be considered. Please make sure to have them before submission.
  3. Please do NOT submit any form to your course teacher or counselor. We will ONLY ACCEPT online submissions via the Online Registration Form.

Please let your assigned counselor know if you need any help.

Best,

Mr. Ciftci

Campus Head Counselor

Harmony School of Innovation-Sugar Land

How to Register an HCC Economic-D Dual Credit Class for Spring 2020

Dear Students & Parents/Guardians

Submission DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 4:00 pm.

HCC Economics-D credit course Registration for Spring 2020 opens on November 6th – November 13th for ONLY the students continuing with dual credit classes.

Students who are going to take Economics-D class in the Spring 2020 semester MUST submit the following documents below signed by parents/guardians and assigned counselors through the HCC Dual Credit Online Registration Form.

Please upload the required documents as follows:

NOTES:

  1. Any application form without parent/guardian and counselor signature will NOT be considered. Please make sure to have them before submission.
  2. Please do NOT turn in any form to either your course teacher or counselor. We will ONLY ACCEPT online submissions via the HCC Dual Credit Online Registration Form.

Please contact your assigned counselor if you need any further help.

Best,

Mr. Ciftci

Campus Head Counselor

Harmony School of Innovation-Sugar Land

For the Parents/Guardians Unable to Attend the 1st One

Our Parent/Guardian Info Night (2nd) is coming soon!!!

Dear Parents/Guardians of the current 8th Grade Students, HSI-Sugar Land is pleased to invite you to our 8th Grade Parent/Guardian High School Info Night which will be held in the HSI-Sugar Land 3rd Floor Library on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

If you were unable to attend our last session we have another one coming up!

Join us for a great opportunity to learn about the programs including both academic and extracurricular programs, graduation requirements, the 5 endorsements offered in HSI-Sugar Land and how those endorsements tie into their high school course work, and more.

We will be looking forward to seeing you at the event soon.

Have a wonderful day!

Best Regards,

Mr. Ciftci

HSI-Sugar Land

Campus Head Counselor

Please click on the link below to view the PDF file over the District PFE Policy for 2019 – 2020.

District PFE Policy for 2019 – 2020

GIRLS’ Varsity Volleyball

HCAL CITY CHAMPIONSHIP

Rice University
Tudor Fieldhouse Autry Court
6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77035

10:30 am

Mustangs vs.  Harmony Advancement

November, 2nd Saturday

COME SUPPORT the MUSTANGS!!!

Admission Price:  Adults $ 5   Students $ 3

Our special testing day is coming soon for 8th-grade students!!!

Dear 8th Grade Parents/Guardians,The Texas Success Initiative Assessment, better known as the TSI test, is a program that determines the appropriate level of college course work for incoming students. The TSI test consists of three separate exams: Mathematics, Reading, and Writing.

Passing the TSI test is crucial for course selection purposes. Based on how you perform, you may either enroll in:

  • College-level courses (such as AP, Dual, Honor Courses) that match your skill level, or
  • College readiness courses or interventions to improve your skills and prepare you for success in college-level courses.

If you would like your child to take this test, please submit the form by clicking the link below by Next week on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

TSI Testing Registration Form

Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with.

Have a wonderful day!

Best Regards,

Mr. Ciftci

Campus Head Counselor

HSI-Sugar Land

Our course selection meetings are coming soon.

Good Morning Parents of Current High School Parents/Guardians & Students,

The following powerpoint presentations were shared with our parents in the parent/guardian college & career info nights. If you were unable to attend the meeting, please read over the presentation and contact your counselor with any questions.

The HSI-Sugar Land counseling team will be meeting with all high school students Spring semester to begin the process of transitioning from one grade level to another. It is important to know that this is a very fluid process. We want our students to begin planning and preparing for their futures. This is a multi-step process that will take place over the course of the year.

Students will have the opportunity to develop their future plans and courses for the 9th-grade year with the assistance of the counselors on January 27th, 2020 – March 6th, 2020.

Here is the link to schedule your 1-on-1 meeting by YOUR LAST NAME with your counselor

We believe that collaboration between parents, students, and campus staff are critical for the success of our students, so please do not hesitate to contact me at aciftci@harmonytx.org if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Mr. Ciftci

Campus Head Counselor

HSI-Sugar Land

   

 

Greetings Parents and Guardians!

National Honor Society and the Gifted and Talented Program will be hosting a parent’s night on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 6-7 pm after school. You are invited to attend and learn more about your student’s involvement in these organizations! Come meet the GT coordinator and NHS advisors and have your concerns addressed.

 

GIRLS’ Varsity Volleyball

HCAL PLAYOFFS

F.A.S.T. Complex

15400 Hempstead Rd., 77040

1st Round Game

9:30 am vs.  HS Ingenuity

October, 26th Saturday

If we win, 2nd Round Game

at 1 pm.  (Same Day/Same Place)

COME SUPPORT the MUSTANGS!!!

Admission Price:  Adults $ 5   Students $ 3

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The HPS Home Visit Program utilizes a schedule and structure that has been developed and proven to break down barriers that often exist between schools and the community, and to provide opportunities for the sharing of goals and expectations. From the first visit focusing on relationship building, the program solidifies and strengthens the relationship with families. It helps parents/guardians understand where their child is academically and provides tools to increase the parents’ capacity to assist their child in specific areas as needed.

As an HSI- Sugar Land teacher, we believe the importance of Home Visits. We would like to visit as many of our students’ families as we can and learn more about them. For this reason, we would like to have a short visit to your house at any available time for you.

Please select your available time from the schedule below. After we get this form we will call you back for the confirmation. All home visits will be after 4:00 pm. during the weekday and before 5:00 pm during the weekend.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email Mr. Kucuk by ali.kucuk@harmonytx.org.

Home Visit Schedule Link

Thanks for your cooperation and help.

School Picture Retake Day is October 21st! LifeTouch Photography will be on campus on the afternoon of October 21st.

If you missed the first Picture Day in September, you’ll need to get in front of the camera on the 21st. If you would like to schedule a time, please fill out this form or contact Mr. Kucuk by email at ali.kucuk@harmonytx.org until October 19th.

 

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We will be celebrating Red Ribbon week during the week of October 28th.  To bring attention to our pledge to remain drug-free, each day will have a dress theme students can participate in if they wear their red ribbon.
Monday 10/28 – College Team Up Against Drugs  (Wear Team Jersey)
Tuesday 10/29 – Put a Cap on Drugs (Wear Hats)
Wednesday 10/30 – Too Bright for Drugs (Wear Neon)
Thursday 10/31 – Halloween (Character Costumes- no masks or weapons!)
Friday 11/1 – Give Drugs the Boot (Wear Boots)

HSI-Sugar Land’s School-Parent Compact and Parent and Family Engagement Policy jointly developed with parents and families.  Both documents were reviewed and adopted at the annual Title I meeting on September 25, 2019.  Attached are the documents as well as the presentation from the meeting.  If you have any questions, please email dgerard@harmonytx.org.

 

Title I – English

Title I – Spanish

Dear parents,

You are Cordially Invited to Attend
Harmony School of Science – Houston
(Harmony – Houston West District)

District Title I Parent and Family Engagement Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

1:00pm-2:00pm
Location:

HPS SW District Office – Houston
14100 Southwest Fwy. Suite 100
Sugar Land, TX 77478

 

Invitation Letter

 

Dear HSI-Sugar Land Parents/Guardians,

We would like to inform you that the following events have been rescheduled.

Here are the details below for you. Please mark your calendar.

What:  Parent/Guardian College & Career Info Night (Freshmen-Sophomore)
Where: HSI-Sugar Land Library (3rd Floor)
When: Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
Who: Freshmen-Sophomore

What: Parent/Guardian College & Career Info Night (Juniors)
Where: HSI-Sugar Land Library (3rd Floor)
When: Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 6:00 pm-7:00 pm.
Who: Juniors

We will be looking forward to seeing you at the event soon.

Have a wonderful day!

Best Regards,

Mr. Ciftci

HSI-Sugar Land

Campus Head Counselor

 

Dear SENIOR Parents/Guardians,

Event: HSI-Sugar Land SENIOR Parents/Guardians Financial Aid Night
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: HSI-Sugar Land Library (3rd Floor)

I would like to extend an invitation for you to participate in a financial aid information session/workshop. During this session, you and your Scholar will have an opportunity to review the financial aid process, participate in a demonstration for filling out necessary financial aid forms, and complete the Financial Aid Form for Student Application (FAFSA) with the help of a financial aid adviser.

Financial aid is available to help students pay for college – and the first step to accessing those funds is to complete a FAFSA.

In order to complete the FAFSA, the following documents are required:

• Social Security Number of Scholar
• Scholar’s alien registration or permanent resident card if not a U.S. citizen
• Driver’s License of Scholar (if any)
• Financial information from the previous year (ex. for the 2019-20 school year, Scholars will need financial information from 2018)
• Financial information includes the following:
-W-2 Forms and other records of money earned in the previous year (if any- The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/filling-out#irs-drt) can help you transfer your federal tax return information right into your FAFSA form.)
-Scholar’s Federal Income Tax Return from the previous year (if any)
-Parents Federal Income Tax Return (if Scholars are considered a dependent) W-2s, and other records of money earned.
-Scholar’s untaxed income records—(i.e. worker’s compensation, child support received)
-Scholar’s current bank statements (if any)
-Scholar’s investment records (if any)

Thank you very much for your willingness to participate. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Ciftci at aciftci@harmonytx.org.

Sincerely,

Mr. Ciftci
HSI-Sugar Land
Campus Head Counselor

This is a friendly reminder that there is NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 30th for the students. The school will resume on Tuesday, October 1st.

 

Students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grade will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 16.

The campus will be closed that day to visitors and parents, including lunch drop-offs, until after testing.

On the day of the exam, students need to arrive at school on time and have a #2 pencil, an approved calculator, and if desired, a quick snack. Per the College Board policy, cell phones and electronic devices are not allowed in the testing rooms. Please read the attached PSAT parent letter and student guides for more information.

9th Grade PSAT Student Guide

10 and 11th Grade PSAT Student Guide

PSAT Letter 2019

Students in grades 10, 11, and 12 will have the chance to take the ASVAB CEP exam on October 22, 2019.  This unique opportunity enables young people to explore careers in the context of their skills and interests.  Below are links to the parent informational letter, the ASVAB CEP exam registration form, and a short overview video about the program.

Parents and family members are invited to attend HSI-Sugar Land’s annual Title I Parent and Family Engagement Meeting on Wednesday, September 25 at 3:45 PM.  Please see the attached invitation for more information.

PFE Invitation Letter

The AP Program has made a few changes aimed at supporting learning throughout the year and helping students earn college credit through AP Exams.

Improvements include:

  • A new online classroom, called AP Classroom, contains free practice resources and feedback for each AP course a student is enrolled.  Students can get the join code the AP courses they are enrolled in from their teachers if they have not done so already.
  • A new fall AP Exam registration deadline.  Students will use their AP Classrooms to register for exams.  Students need to indicate their order status by October 10 for each AP course in which they are enrolled.  The school will submit exam orders on October 25.  Changes made after the order is submitted will incur a $40 dollar fee.  AP exams are scheduled on May 4-15, 2020.

For more information, please see the attached College Board publications.  If you have questions or concerns regarding AP exam orders, please email the campus testing coordinator at dgerard@harmonytx.org.

 

Dear Class of 2020 Students & Parents/Guardians,

First and foremost, we as the Senior Committee would like to thank you for your cooperation and support; it is greatly appreciated.

As the academic year continues on, I am here to present you all with more information regarding our planned Senior Committee events, including prom and graduation.

Firstly, we would like to speak on updates for the graduation ceremony. As a reminder, we have finalized the date of May 26th, 2020 for the graduation event it will be held at HBU The Joella & Stewart Morris Cultural Arts Center. As for the timing of the event, we intend on opening the doors to the venue at 6:00 PM, with the event officially beginning at 6:30 PM. According to what the venue requires of us, all seating will be ticketed, and guests will be required to sit in their ticketed seats. While we are still looking into the capacity and the way we\’d like the seating to be set up, families can expect to have around 8 tickets per family. We will not give more than this number, and if families are interested in getting more tickets, they may speak to other families on whether they will use all of their tickets or not.

Attention: We really need your help!!! We are looking for keynote motivational speakers for the graduation venue. The only requirement to speak at graduation is to have graduated from high school and college. If any parents know someone who might be willing to speak at graduation, please reach out to me by e-mail at aciftci@harmonytx.org.

In regards to the updates for the prom venue, we have begun to work our way into signing the contract. The date of the event is April 18th, 2020. We intend on starting the event at 7:00 PM, but details regarding the finalization of the time will be sent out as they come forth.

We recently sent out a Senior Dues Form for students to fill out with their parents regarding their plan for Senior year, which we refer to as a Senior Package (Please see it in the attachment). This plan includes Graduation with the options of Prom, Senior Banquet, and Senior Week. Although Graduation, which includes the ceremony, venue fees, and attire, is listed as the base for every Senior package, it is not a graduation requirement. But if your child wishes to be a part of any of these events, it must be listed on their form and be paid for.

We offer two payment methods: monthly installments or upfront payment. The monthly installments were created to mimic the structure of regular bills that could be incorporated into parents’ monthly responsibilities to make payments easier. The total cost of your child’s package will be divided evenly over the span of 8 months; September to April. We strongly advise that the payments be paid within the first two weeks of the month, but they will still be accepted throughout the entire month. The other payment method is to pay the total of the Senior Package all upfront. This will due this month of September 2019, but we can extend this window into October 2019, if requested. Simply reach out to Mr. Ciftci at aciftci@harmonytx.org, and we can address your case.

If you have chosen the installment plan, please be aware that you have agreed to stick to it until the end. We will not be able to accept more or less from each payment, meaning you are not allowed to pay off the rest of your plan, abruptly; you must pay as indicated on your form. We have a system set up in the front office and we have to uphold it to ensure order. Please be sure that your payments align with your plan and that you refer to the Dues form that we will send back with your child. We will also be sending out email reminders regularly and confirmations to help you keep track of the status of your plan (i.e remaining balances, the date checks will be cashed every month).

We are aware we stated that checks must be issued to ‘HSI Senior Committee’ on the Dues form but that has changed. Instead, all checks will be turned into the front office addressed to ‘HSI Sugar Land’ with your driver’s license number on it. Our front office also accepts a credit card, but no Money Orders. Checks will be cashed at two designated dates, every two weeks, each month to ensure your money goes to the right place. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please note the following dates:

The Graduation Ceremony Venue Name: The Joella & Stewart Morris Cultural Arts Center
Located in: Houston Baptist University
Address: 7502 Fondren Road, Morris Cultural Arts Center, Houston, TX 77074
Phone: (281) 649-3047

If you or your happen to be undecided about any of these events, we will still allow late decisions. For organizational purposes, we will provide a designated time in which we will reach out to all parents and students as a last call.

In short:
If you have chosen to pay your child’s dues upfront, that total is due this September, if no October extension is requested. If you’ve chosen to pay monthly, your first installment is due before the month ends.

Checks must be brought in by the student, addressed to ‘HSI Sugar Land’ with your driver’s license number on it. If parents choose, they can come in and pay with a card as well. We do not accept Money Order.

For any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to personally contact Mr. Ciftci back at his email or testing through REMIND APPLICATION.

We will do our best to work with you so that your child’s senior year will be the one to remember.

Have a wonderful day!

Best Regards,

Mr. Ciftci, M.Ed.
Campus Head Counselor
HSI-Sugar Land