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Accepting 9 - 12th grades Applications
Harmony School of Advancement is accepting applications for 9th through 12th grades in 2014-2015 academic year. As a public open-enrollment charter school system, we welcome all students who meet state age and health requirements...




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aaaHSAwas praised by U.S. Newsand World Report in 2007. The list names 1,600 of the nation�s 18,000 high schools. The article recognized specific schools based on factors such as standardized tests, performance of disadvantaged students, and number of seniors taking and passing college level Advanced Placement exams.


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New Student Orientation

Its that time already! As our 2014-15 school calendar shows, Monday, August 4th is New Student Orientation. Though participation is not mandatory, it is highly recommended forFreshmen and transfer students. This orientation will give students an overview of what to expect during the transition to HS Advancement! This event is presented by the Student Leadership & Outreach Council and the upperclassmen will be holding four informational sessions/discussions with the attendees. Mark your calendars and we look forward to meeting you!

New Student Orientation
When: Monday, August 4th
Time: 9am-12:30pm
Where: Harmony School of Advancement
Who: New Students Only


Student/Parent Orientations and Supply List for 2014-2015

Dear parents/students,

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 student orientation is mandatory for all (new and returning) students (and their parents):
For 9th & 12th Graders => Time: 9:00am to 12:00 pm
For 10th & 11th Graders =>Time: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Click here to see SUPPLY LIST 2014-2015

Orientation is the best way for you to prepare for the following year. At orientation you will be able to do the following:
- Obtain your child's schedule/homeroom teacher.
- Purchase uniforms (all grades)
- Pick up pre-ordered supplies.
- Receive your student/parent handbook.
- Complete lunch forms and pre-payment.
- Receive information regarding important safety and traffic procedures as well as important school documents.
- Learn about and sign up for various clubs, activities, and programs offered here at the school.
- Learn about our PTO and sign up to participate in volunteering.
- And much more!


Summer Reading Assignments

Dear Students, Parents and Guardians:

Reading and writing are essential to learn about ourselves and our world. Students will read a variety of books over the summer and engage the texts through writing.
Please see the attached summer reading suggested texts and choices for response. If you have questions, please contact your English/Language Arts teacher or school administration.

Enjoy your summer and have fun reading!

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade


2014-2015 Academic Calendar

Please click here for 2014-15 Academic Calendar


AP Summer Assignments

Please click on the following links for the summer AP assignments. AP Summer Assignments need to be completed before school starts. Students will take a diagnostics test in the beginning of the school year.Students must succesfully complete the summer assignments and receive a good score from the diagnostics test in order to be placed in AP Program in 2014-2015.

AP Physics I

AP Physics II

AP Physics C

AP Calculus AB

AP Art History

AP Biology

AP Chemistry

AP Environmental Science

AP Human Geography

AP Psychology

AP Studio Art

AP World History

AP US History

AP European History

AP US Government

AP English Language and Composition

AP English Literature and Composition

AP Spanish


Washington Post Ranking

Washington Post has released 2014's high School Challenge Index. The index score is the number of college-level tests given at a school in the previous calendar year divided by the number of graduates that year. Also noted are the percentage of students who come from families that qualify for lunch subsidies (Subs. lunch) and the percentage of graduates who passed at least one college-level test during their high school career, called equity and excellence, (E&E).

Our school is ranked 111 out of 2000 public high schools in the nation.

Congratulations to all, and we appreciate what you do for Harmony students! read more . . .


HS Advancement Placed Fifth Among Houston Area High Schools

Houston is home to two of the largest school districts in the state and dozens of top-notch schools - it's one of the factors bringing families to the area.

Education website Niche.com awards grades to K-12 schools and colleges across the nation, and we took a look at which Houston-area public high schools are the best of the best.

Out of the top 38 high schools in the area, Harmony School of Advancement received the 5th place with a grade of :A”

Niche's grading system uses a number of factors, such as student and parent reviews, polls, graduation statistics and student-teacher ratio. For more info, please click HERE for more information.


Science Olympiad Team Got the 2nd place in Regional Tournament

Our school’s Science Olympiad teams participated in the regional competition at Texas A&M, Corpus Christi on March 1st 2014, and got 2nd place overall. We are now eligible to compete at the state competition. Our team’s excellent performance is a result of coaches, team offers, team members’ hard work and parents support.


"Mobile App for Harmony Public Schools" Beta version is available

Mobile App for Android and iPhone
Application features:

  • Access to information about your child's grades, homework, discipline points, attendance, bell schedule, payments, calendar and school news.
  • Receive push notifications about your child's progress (grades, homework, discipline points, attendance) as well as school news and events.
  • Support for access to multiple student accounts.
  • Offline viewing of your child's data. You can view your child's data even when you are not connected to a network.
  • One click login option, once you save your child's login information.
  • E-mailing option to your child's teachers without exiting the application.

  • Android: http://j.mp/yqFnEy
    iPhone: http://bit.ly/yiLxwz


    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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     August 20, Wednesday
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     September 1, Monday
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     October 13, Monday
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     October 20, Monday
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     November 24, Monday
    Thankgiving (no classes)
     


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