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2015 Early Dismissal

There will be early dismissal on Friday, May 29th, 2015. Middle School will dismiss at 1:10pm and High School will dismiss at 1:20pm. Have a safe and enjoyable summer!


2015 Summer Reading

All students from grades 6th-12th grade will need to complete a mandatory summer reading assignment. Please see attached links for information about individual grade level:
6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade


Harmony's Shake it Off Video!



The Harmony Public Schools San Antonio District will brought together more than 1,000 middle and high school students from its 4 campuses across the Greater San Antonio, Laredo, and Brownsville. This event is comprised of Marching Bands, Mascots, Teacher Cheerleaders.


Now Taking Job Applications!

We are glad you are interested in employment in Harmony Public School (HPS). HPS strives to provide the best working environment for your professional development as a teacher and educational leader.
HPS are high performing K-12 college preparatory charter schools that focus on math, science, engineering and computer technologies. Our mission at Harmony is to prepare each student for higher education by providing a safe, caring and collaborative atmosphere featuring a quality, student-centered educational program with a strong emphasis on math, engineering, science and technology. With a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, Harmony Public Schools have earned the reputation of providing a distinct, high-quality education with 43 campuses in Texas.

Harmony Science Academy - Laredo is a 6th - 12th grade campus and will be hosting its annual job fair on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 9AM-3PM. If you have any questions please call the front office at (956) 712-1177.

Apply Here!


2015 PBL Selection Survey!

Attn: Students

It is that time of the year to share your PBL project interest. Please submit the form as soon as possible.

Current 5th - 7th Grade Middle School Survey


Current 8th - 10th Grade High School Survey


Harmony Science Academy ROCKS!

We are excited that Harmony Science Academy- Laredo made the U.S news best high school list and ranked 77 within Texas. As the largest K-12 charter school organization in Texas, we are excited by the performance of our campus and Harmony Public Schools as a whole. At Harmony Public Schools our mission is to prepare each student for higher education by providing a safe, caring, and collaborative atmosphere featuring a quality, student-centered educational program with a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). We have high expectations of all students, a dedicated staff and incredible community support. We thank our students, parents, staff and HPS leadership for their ongoing hard work and collaboration to ensure the success of each and every student.

Read More…!

Please click here for…LMT article!


2015 Capstone and GT Showcase!

Attn: Students and parents

Our Capstone and GT Showcase will be held on Tuesday, May 19 from 2:00 pm thru 5:00 pm at HSA GYM. Please make plans to attend.


2015-2016 Academic Year Student/Parent Suggestion Box!

We are currently accepting valuable suggestions and ideas to assist us in the design and structure of our Academic and Non-Academic programs for 2015-2016 School Year. Each year we strive to reach our mission and goals. Our mission at Harmony is to prepare each student for higher education by providing a safe, caring, and collaborative atmosphere featuring a quality, student-centered educational program with a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. We ask that you submit your ideas, suggestions and positive feedback that can improve and better the educational needs of our students.
Submit Your Suggestions and Ideas HERE!


2015 Summer Leadership STEM Camp

Dear Parents/Students,

We are proud to offer the Harmony Public Schools - Summer Leadership Camp. This is a wonderful activity including an SAT workshop by UTSA, STEM activities by the Center of STEM Education, Tennis Course \ Water Marbling Course, Leadership Talks, Character Education Presentations and a lot of recreational activities like swimming, hiking, zip line and etc. You can make a payment of $300 at the front office and bring the receipt to Mr. Cetin in room 141. Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Mr. Cetin at acetin@harmonytx.org. Have a great day! For more information, read more . . .


SIMS DATABASE


We are pleased to announce a new app for parent/guardians to keep track of their student's progress. This new app is called SIMS DATABASE.
Please note: We are no longer promoting the formerly known app PARENT MOBILE.

The SIMS DATABASE app is available on both Android and iPhone.

As always, your feedback is welcomed and important to us: Your Feedback


CRLP Registrations are now OPEN!

CRLP Registration has now opened for 2015-2016. The college readiness and leadership program (CRLP) is a voluntary mentorship program designed to help qualified students improve their skills in: *Social Networking *Academics *Extracurricular Activities *Personal Development .CRLP is a committed long term interactive mentor-mentee relationship which will enhance the student’s probability of acceptance into top ranking colleges and universities around the Nation.

Apply Here for CRLP!

For questions or concerns, please contact Mr. A. Cetin at acetin@harmonytx.org.


2015 Graduation and Prom Portraits!

Attn: Students and Parents

8th Grade and Senior Graduation and Prom Portraits will be taken during the following days:

Our graduation is scheduled for Saturday, May 30th from 9AM - 12PM. Graduation Portraits is scheduled for Saturday, April 11th at 6 PM at TAMIU Lawn.

For those who were unable to make it on Saturday, April 11th you will be able to take on Saturday, April 18th at 6PM at TAMIU Lawn.

Our 8th grade prom is scheduled for Saturday, April 25th. Pictures will be from 6PM-7PM. Our senior prom is scheduled for Friday, May 22nd.

Please fill out and turn in order to photographer.

Portrait Order Form!


2015 College Acceptance Day!



The Harmony Public Schools San Antonio District will bring together more than 1,000 middle and high school students from its 4 campuses across the Greater San Antonio, Laredo, and Brownsville. This event is comprised of Marching Bands, Mascots, Teacher Cheerleaders


2015 Amendments to Student/Parent Handbook

Attn: Students and Parents

Please revise the HPS Amendments for our Student/Parent Handbook. 2015 Ammendments to Student/Parent Handbook !


2015 HSA Grievance Policies and Forms

Attn: Parents

We encourage students and parents to voice and discuss their concerns. Please read the policies and use forms to initiate a concern you may have regarding grievances and complaints.

2015 General Grievance Procedures!

2015 Student Bullying and Cyberbullying Reporting Procedures!

2015 Student Parent Complaint Policy!

2015 Freedom from Discrimination, Harrassment and Retaliation Policy!

2015 Student Expulsion Policy!

2015 Student/Parent Complaint Form!


Congratulations HSA Top Gears!

Congratulations to our 6th Grade FLL Robotics Team, coached by Mrs. A. Martinez. They won the Overall (highest award) in the FLL Qualifiers in Harlingen, TX where they excelled in all areas of competition. Areas of competition include: Robot Design, Project, Core Values and Robot Game The team will be traveling this Saturday to compete at the Regionals in the San Antonio Alamo Championship. We would like to extend our gratitude to our Assistant Coach, Mr. O. Tekin, IT Staff, Miguel Hernandez, Marcos Dominguez, and Tony Arrendondo, FTC Coach, Mr. O. Togan and GT Coordinator, Ms. M. Laurel. Special thanks goes to TAMIU Engineering Professor Dr. Tariq Tashtoush for working diligently with our students. Congratulations HSA TOP GEARS! Jesus Guajardo, Jose Calderon, Nikole Munson, Jovana Ramos, Miguel Cisneros, Roger Caballero, David Chavez Matthew Dunivant, Mauricio Mendoza Please click here for…HSA Top Gear News! Please take our Techno Board Survey!


2015 Alternate Meal Policy

At HSA-Laredo, we understand the important role nutrition has in learning.  As a courtesy, we allow students to charge up to $25 on their accounts with the understanding that parents will pay for the charged meals.  When the -$25 balance is reached, students will receive an "alternate meal" until the balance is paid in full.  Please note that parents are responsible for paying any negative balance on their child's account.  If you are unable to pay for your child's meals, please feel free to complete and return an application for free/reduced meals.  These applications may be picked up at the school office.  (Note that parents are still responsible for paying all charge balances accumulated prior to an application approval)

Beginning Wednesday, March 18th, students who have a balance of -$25 or more will be provided an alternate meal.

For any questions please contact the front office at (956) 712-1177


2015 Meal Balance Collection

Dear Parents, Please update your meal balance with Harmony Science Academy every 1st Friday of the month. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Payments will be taken as a form of a check or credit card only NO CASH.


Free Dress Thursday!

Attn: Students
Everyone can wear free dress for $2.00 on Thursday. Please pay at the front lobby!


2015 Join PTO

HSA-Laredo's PTO has a new website! Also, don't forget to join PTO and volunteer!


Congratulations FTC Teams!

On January 17th, both FTC Teams traveled to Del Rio, TX to compete in the FTC Division of US First Robotics.
FTC Team #9228 received a ranking of 4th Place. Congratulations to both our teams, coached by Mr. Togan, on a GREAT JOB!
Congratulations to coaches, mentors, and robotic students.

Team #9228
Carlos Arrellano
Andrew Amezcua
Isai Jimenez-Lopez
Noemi Moreno
Robert Whitman
Cuahtemoc Vidal
Kenneth Yi
Ramond Vuong

Team #8639
Alejandro Paez
Austin Munson
David Chun
Fausto Sotelo
James Porter
Lorenzo Castillo
Luis Morales

Special thanks and congratulations to Robotics mentors:
Tony Arrendondo and Marcos Dominguez


Biology Remind 101

Attention Mrs. Turk's Biology Classes!
Please register to Remind 101 to get important updates and reminders (HW, Quizzes, Events and Tests) about Biology Class. This will count as a grade, and registration is free. Parents can also register. Please click here to read more . . .


LOTE Competition Winners!

We would like to congratulate all participants and winners of the 2014 Language District Competition. All of our first place students from Turkish and Spanish will be advancing and representing our school and cluster in the state competition. We wish them the best of luck. GO TIGERS!


1st place Turkish Poetry Winner: Junior, Maria Cardona
1st place Turkish Song: Sophomore, Dan Estevez
1st place Spanish poetry: 7th Grader, Rosalinda Rios
2nd place Spanish Song: Junior, Kiarah De La Rosa


1st place Spanish folkloric dance
Alyssa Sanchez
Krystal Gonzalez
Daphne Gonzalez
Isabella Avila
Gisselle Martinez
Karina Silva
Pamela Gonzalez
Salma Ramirez

Honorable mention Turkish students
Cy Cuellar
Alexia Luna

We would like to thank all of our teachers who traveled with our students and supported them. Special thanks goes out to our LOTE Department for all of her hard work and dedication! Thank you Mrs. De Leon, Mrs. Secilmis, Mrs. Togan, Mrs. Luna, and Mr. Martinez.


2014 Spaghetti Bridge Contest WINNERS!

Harmony Science Academy congratulates all Spaghetti Bridge Contest participants and winners!

Design Winners
1st Place Winners - 6th Graders Angela Sanchez and Kassandra Lopez
2nd Place Winner - 7th Grader Karina Palacios
3rd Place Winner - 11th Graders Korina Conttreras and Blanca Martinez

Strength Winners*
1st Place Winner - 10th Grader Jose Guajardo
2nd Place Winner -10th Graders John Morales and Josue perez
3rd Place Winner - 6th Graders Edgardo Pena David Chavez

* Based on efficiency (Weight of the Bridge / Load)
We would like to thank all students who participated and all parents who encouraged and guided students.

We would also like to thank the Science Department, especially Science Department Chair, Mr. Gurbey Demirturk for a successful, well organized and challenging event! We look forward to next year's competition!


HOSA Winners!

Congratulations to our PLTW Biomedical Students participants and winners who advanced to HOSA Competition Events.

3rd Place - Forensic Medicine Team - Yahaira Franco & Erick Garcia - Forensic Medicine - Advancing to Spring Area Leadership Conference Competition.

10th place - Healthy Lifestyles - Rosa Cestou - Advancing to the Spring Area Leadership Conference Competition.

4th Place - Medical Law & Ethics - Juan Ramirez - Medical Law & Ethics - 4th place

We are extrememly proud of our PLTW biomedical students and would like to recognize our PLTW Biomedical Science Teacher, Mrs. Halfhill for all of her hard work and efforts in making this possible.

CONGRATULATIONS Tigers! Good luck in your upcoming competitions!


Planting the Seeds!


The Harmony community has grown exponentially! From the original 200 students at the Braeswood campus in 2000, we now boast an impressive 28,000 students in 43 campuses across Texas!

The primary source of revenue for Harmony Public Schools comes from the daily-attendance-based State Fund offered to all public schools in Texas. However our campuses still need your support.

Your generous donation


Subscribe to our Newsletters!

Every week, HSA Word, our journalism team, prepares a weekly newsletter that includes the upcoming events for the week. They also prepare a monthly newsletter that includes all our monthly events and school-wide recognition. If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive our digital weekly and/or monthly newsletters, please fill out the information below.

Submit your Application…HERE!


Soccer Team Success!

Congratulations to the Harmony Soccer team in having an incredible season. They finished with a record (4-1-3) during the regular season and made it all the way to the semi-finals in the tournament. They were regular season champions. WAY TO GO TIGERS!!! Soccer Players: Richard Alvarez, Rodrigo Garcia, Benny A. Gonzalez, Eros Salazar, Gilberto Aguilar, Gerardo Pena, Emilio Garma, Osvaldo de la Garza, Jorge Valdivia, Ivan Marareno, Abigail Gonzalez, Fernando Mata, Matthew Smith, Rolando Hernandez, Arturo Vela, Alejandro Luna

Coached By: Aaron Alvarez and Jesus Alvarez


2014 Environmental Summit

On November 6th, 2014, students from the PLTW Biomedical Science Program will be attending the 5th Annual Environmental Summit at TAMIU sponsored by Senator Judith Zaffirini.


4th Amendment Presentation

The Political Science Pathways Program hosted a presentation by the Laredo Police Department on the 4th Amendment in order to inform and educate our students about their Constitutional Rights and how police officers enforce the laws.


Child Find

It is the policy of the Harmony Science Academy Charter School to locate and identify any child who contacts or enrolls in the Charter School who may have a disability and be in need of special education and related services, regardless of the severity of the disability, in accordance with its procedures as reflected in the CHILD FIND legal framework of the Legal Framework for the Child-Centered Special Education Process, located at: http://framework.esc18.net/. read more...


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