Message from College Counselor:

Greetings,

I am Serdar Ozguven, College Counselor, and Engagement Support Coordinator at HSE Austin. I want to share our first counselor newsletter of the year. You will find essential information, announcements, and updates on this issue. I will publish it biweekly on Fridays and keep you posted on critical timelines.

I have a unique passion and enthusiasm for teaching, counseling, and coordinating in HSE, and it is my honor to serve this community as a college counselor. This is my 16th year in education and 11th year in HPS System. I will work very hard to ensure to give the best college-going experience for our students, parents, and community. Please see the contact information below. Feel free to ask any questions or concerns. I hope to have a great, successful school year for 2019-2020, and look forward to working with all of you.

Please click on the link below for the newsletter!

College Counselor Newsletter

Serdar Ozguven

sozguven@harmonytx.org

512-693-0000 Ext. 124

 

 

What:      Title III ESL Program Overview

When:      October 14, 2019 during Parent-Teacher Conferences

Where:     HSE – Room 120

Why:        To inform parents about Harmony’s ESL Program, get to know you, and collaborate to make the most successful education for your child.

Questions? Please contact Ms. Jessica Scott (HSE ESL Coordinator) at jscott@harmonytx.org

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Your feedback is greatly appreciated for your child’s learning. Please help with taking the survey below:

Title I Parent and Family Engagement Survey!

Dear Parents:

You are Cordially Invited to Attend

Harmony School of Excellence-Austin

 Title I Parent and Family Engagement Meeting

October 14, 2019

To accommodate as many parents’ schedules as possible, there will be three opportunities to attend the meeting

2:00 pm-2:50 pm in room 223

3:00 pm-3:50 pm in room 223

4:00 pm-4:50 pm in room 223

Goal/Purpose:  Review, evaluate and update/develop Written Parent and Family Engagement (PFE) Policy and     the School-Parent Compact

  Agenda Items:

  1. Title I Program Presentation
  2. Review and evaluate last year’s PFE Policy and School-Parent Compact
  • Jointly develop PFE Policy and Compact for current year
  1. School’s Curriculum, Academic Performance
  2. Comments, Q&A.

Refreshment also will be provided during the meetings. Please contact Mr. Durmaz to RSVP at idurmaz@harmonytx.org.

DESCRIPTION: Parents, Students, Community and Staff are invited to come out and join our Parent and Family Engagement Meeting. This is an opportunity for us to come together as a collective to discuss activities, services, and programs that can improve our student’s academic success and partnership to elevate our state and local standards.

 

ESTIMADOS PADRES:

Están cordialmente invitados a la junta de

Title I Padres y Familias comprometidas de

Harmony School of Excellence-Austin

14 de octubre de 2019

Para poder lograr la mayor asistencia de padres, habrá varias oportunidades para asistir a la junta.

2:00 pm-2:50 pm en la habitación 223

3:00 pm-3:50 pm en la habitación 223

4:00 pm-4:50 pm en la habitación 223

Meta/Propósito:  Revisar, evaluar y actualizar/desarrollar la política oficial escrita de los padres y familias comprometidas (PFE) y el documento “compacto de escuela-padres”

Orden del día:

  1. Presentación del programa Title I
  2. Revisar y evaluar el PFE del año pasado, así como el documento “compacto de escuela-padres”.
  • Desarrollar en conjunto el PFE del presente año, así como el documento “compacto de escuela-padres”.
  1. Curriculum de la escuela y desempeño académico.
  2. Comentarios, preguntas y respuestas.

Tendremos refrescos para los asistentes de las juntas. Favor de contactar al Sr. Durmaz para confirmar su asistencia con un correo electrónico a idurmaz@harmonytx.org.

DESCRIPCIÓN: Los padres, estudiantes, comunidad y empleados están invitados a la junta de padres y familias comprometidas. Esta es una oportunidad para reunirnos como equipo y discutir las actividades, servicios, y programas que pueden mejorar nuestro desempeño escolar e interacción con las familias a fin de elevar nuestros estándares a nivel estatal y local.

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students, Harmony Public Schools will begin taking referrals for kindergarten and newly-enrolled students in grades 1-12 for gifted and talented screening. Anyone interested in the educational welfare of these students may refer them for assessment.

Referral forms are available at the front office and on the school’s web site. Here are the links for the forms;

Parent GT Referral Form in English

Parent GT Referral Form in Spanish

The forms must be returned to the front office by Friday, September 27, 2019. G/T assessment period will take place in October.

For more information about the screening and identification process, parents may contact the school’s GT coordinator or GT coach/teacher.