Wednesday Mail 4-1-15 - Harmony School of Innovation

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Wednesday Mail 4-1-15 - Harmony School of Innovation
HARMONY SCHOOL OF INNOVATION
1024 W Rosemeade Pkwy Carrollton/TX 75007  Tel: 469.892.5556  Fax: 469.892.5667
Wednesday Mail
April 1, 2015
K-5 Movie Birthday Party
Calling all K-5 students and parents - mark your calendars! HSI PTO group is throwing a K-5 Birthday Movie
Celebration on Friday, April 10th from 6:30-8:30pm in the school gymnasium.
Please join us for this fun event as we celebrate our January - June 2015 birthdays, enjoy a couple of GREAT movies (1 movie for K-2 and
1 movie for 3-5) and have a fun time with our friends from school. Bring your picnic dinner, some pillows to lounge on/or fold-up chairs
and your appetite for some yummy snacks. All students in K-5 and their families are invited.
See everyone there. Any questions, please feel free to email PTO at [email protected]
Summer Study Abroad Program
A study abroad education expands your boundaries and transforms the world into your classroom. Because studying abroad isn’t just an
academic experience — it’s a life experience. Along the way, you’ll learn to adapt and communicate across cultures. You’ll earn academic
credit while gaining skills employers value. And you’ll discover more about yourself than you ever thought possible.
Pricing: $2150 including food, accommodation and flight ticket
Location: Turkey
Subject to Study: Turkish grammar, listening and speaking
Duration: June 1st to June 30th
To get more information please contact Mr. Yalcin
PTO Hosts Box Top Competition
It’s that time again... Please help our school by collecting Box Tops. The students that turn in the most Box Tops to their homeroom teacher
will be rewarded. Contest Starts March 25th – April 10th
1st Place Winner - 2 movie tickets and free shirt pass
2nd Place Winner- Harmony Spirit Shirt and free shirt pass
3rd Place Winner- Harmony String bag and free shirt pass
Please label your zip lock bag with your child’s full name and grade when turning it in.
Stop Summer Slide with STEM activites!
Dear HSI-Dallas parents, here are a few summer opportunities for your children to avoid the summer slump!
SMU TAG: www.smu.edu/TAG
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth: www.cty.jhu.edu
Lone Star Leadership Academy: www.educationinaction.org
Club Scientific: www.dallas.clubscientific.com/summerCamps
UTD Summer Camps: www.utdallas.edu/seec/SummerCamps2014
UTD Design Connect Create: www.designconnectcreate.org/camp-info
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Online: www.cty.jhu.edu/ctyonline
Texas Pre-Freshman Engineering Program: www.foundation.dcccd.edu/texprep
Perot Museum K-6 Discovery Camp and Discovery Camp Jr.: www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/children/discovery-campsummer/
Spring Picture Day!
Spring picture day is on Tuesday, April 14, 2014. All students are allowed to wear a shirt of their choice within dress code. Order forms
have been sent home and you can also pick up another one up in the front office. Students can purchase individual and/or class
photos. Students should turn in their order form to their homeroom teacher.
Charter School State Rally
Last time in 2013; there were around 400 Harmony parents participated in this rally to support charter school students in Texas. Our goal
this year is to involve as many Harmony stakeholders (parents, teachers, school leaders, alumni, community advocates & business leaders)
as possible in this exciting event. There will be free lunch and promotional items such as t-shirt, caps etc. that will be given to every
participant.
What: CHARTER REVOLUTION RALLY at the CAPITOL
Who: Parents, teachers, school leaders, alumni, community advocates & business leaders
When: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, APRIL 29, 2015
Where: South Steps of the Texas Capitol
Why: Public charter school students deserve equal funding
More information: Speak to your school about your desire to get involved and sign up to learn more at: www.txcharterschools.org/speakout
• 202,972 Public school students depend on charter schools
• 105,000 Texas students on wait lists to attend public charter schools
• Public charter school students thrive academically
• $1,000 less per student in Texas public charter schools
• No funding for public charter school facilities
• No access to unused public school buildings
• Leased school buildings not tax-exempt
Contact Ms. Wheat at [email protected] for more information.
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10 STAAR EOC English 2
7th Field Trip Dallas Zoo
PTO Meeting
Spring Picture Day
SAT Test Day
TA K E A L O O K H E R E
Suggestions
for Nutritious
Snacks
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HEALTHY SNACKS AT SCHOOL AND AT HOME
BEVERAGES
FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
Fruit juices
Fresh seasonal fruit
Fruit smoothies
Carrots, broccoli and cauliflower
Milk (non-fat or low fat, plain or flavored)
with low fat dip or salad dressing
LOW FAT GRAIN FOODS
ADDITIONAL TREATS
Pretzels
Fruit snacks
Animal crackers
Fruit pico
Graham crackers
Fruit grain bars
Wheat crackers
Frozen fruit bars
English muffin (whole wheat)
Fat-free popcorn (94% fat-free)
Rice cakes or mini rice cakes (flavored)
Peanut butter and crackers
Baked tortilla chips with salsa
Low fat string cheese
Fruit or grain muffin (low fat)
Fruit, nut and/or grain trail mixes
Dry cereal (individual servings)
Corn-on-the-cob with paprika or chili powder
Bagel (half)
Fig bars
Vanilla wafers
square meals
A Program of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s
Food and Nutrition Division
Square Meals is the Texas Department of Agriculture's school nutrition education and outreach program, funded by the U.S.
Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service.
Please call (888) TEX-KIDS or visit
www.squaremeals.org for more information.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil
Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an
equal opportunity provider and employer.
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RECOMMENDACIONES PARA BOCADOS NUTRITIVOS EN LA ESCUELA Y EN LA CASA
MIRE AQUÍ
Sugerencias
para Bocadillos
Nutritivos
BEBIDAS
FRUTAS Y VEGETALES FRESCOS
Jugos de fruta
Fruta fresca en estación
Licuados de fruta
Zanahoria, brócoli y coliflor con
Leche (sin grasa o baja en grasa, regular o de sabor)
salsa o aderezo bajo en grasa
ALIMENTOS DE GRANO BAJOS EN GRASA
DELEITES ADICIONALES
Pretzels (galletas saladas tostadas en forma de nudo)
Bocadillos de fruta
Galletas en forma de animales
Pico de fruta
Galletas graham
Barras de fruta y grano
Galletas de trigo
Barritas de fruta congeladas
Bollo inglés (de trigo entero)
Palomitas de maíz sin grasa (94% libres de grasa)
Tortas o tortitas de arroz pequeñas (de sabor)
Galletas con mantequilla de cacahuate (maní)
Totopos horneados con salsa
Tiras de queso blanco bajo en grasa
Bollo de fruta o grano entero (bajo en grasa)
Mezclas de fruta, nueces y/o grano
Cereal seco (porciones individuales)
Maíz en mazorca (elote) con paprika o
Panecillo (mitad)
polvo enchilado
Barras de higo
Galletitas de vainilla
square meals
A Program of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s
Food and Nutrition Division
Square Meals es el programa escolar de promoción y educación sobre la nutrición del Departamento de Agricultura de Texas,
financiado por Servicios de Alimentos y Nutrición del Departamento de Agricultura de EE.UU.
Por favor llame al (888) TEX-KIDS o visite
www.squaremeals.org para más información.
De acuerdo con la ley federal y con las normas del Departamento de Agricultura de Estados Unidos (USDA), esta institución
tiene prohibida la discriminación por raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Para presentar una queja por
discriminación, escriba a: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 ó
llame al 1 (800) 795-3272 ó al (202) 720-6382 (TTY). El USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.
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