Trustees approve Dallas ISD’s 2017-2018 calendar

The 2017-2018 student calendar approved by trustees Thursday features summer professional development for teachers in August with the first day of classes set for Monday, Aug. 28.

Each school day will have an additional 10 minutes during breakfast in the classroom. With the expanded day, the district will reach the state-mandated total minutes of instruction by June 1, the last day of classes.

For more details, see the article on The Hub: https://thehub.dallasisd.org/2017/02/24/trustees-approve-dallas-isds-2017-2018-calendar/

For the calendar: http://www.dallasisd.org/cms/lib/TX01001475/Centricity/Domain/48/2017-2018ApprovedCalendar.pdf

PTA Meeting and Success Starts At Home presentation

Success Starts at Home

HSMA PTA proudly brings to our families and community Texas PTA’s Success Starts at Home program, January 17 @ 6:00 PM.

This interactive program empowers family members to build and strengthen their Family Assets. Attendees will gain knowledge of everyday actions families can introduce that build relationships, opportunities, values, skills, and positive self-perceptions. When families have more of these assets, teens and adults in the family thrive and do better in life.

This is a free event. Childcare will be provided. Pizza will be provided

Program Information:
Texas PTA Presenter: Heather Ashwell-Hair
Date: Tuesday, January 17th at 6:00pm
Location: HSMA Auditorium

Language translation will be available

Please contact Jose Hernandez with questions at jacahdz@sbcglobal.net

Please RSVP via email to jacahdz@sbcglobal.net.

Hope to see you and your family at our program.

School play this week!

Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

Three showings this week: Thursday, Friday and Saturday @ 7:30 PM

Stone honored by TEA

Harry Stone has been recognized by the Texas Education Agency as a High Performing and High Progress school, and has received the designation of Title I Reward Schools.

Region 10 Education Service Center will honor the 27 Title I Reward schools in the Region 10 at a ceremony in January.

Congratulations to all the students, staff, and families of Harry Stone!

Family Science Night

This Wednesday, Dec 7, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, the Perot Museum is coming to Harry Stone for Family Science Night.

Come out and learn to conduct awesome science experiments with your family. Learn and have fun together!

  • Learn hands on science experiments
  • Tackle science challenges
  • See amazing demonstrations

Volunteers willing to spend a little time beforehand getting some training and help conduct the experiments, please contact Mr Tran: jtran@harrystone.org

8 Harry Stone Choir students made DISD All City Choir

8 of Ms Heather Ramsey’s Middle School Choir students were selected for Dallas ISD’s All City Choir after district-wide auditions in late October. Congrats to the students and Ms Ramsey!

Stone one of TEA 14 high performing schools in DISD

According to the DISD Hub article published November 4, Harry Stone has been named by the Texas Education Agency as one of 14 high performing Title I schools in Dallas ISD, and one of only 160 state-wide. This ranking was based on data from the 2014-15 school year.

Fourteen district schools receive high-performing designation

Family Fun Night 2016

All Harry Stone families and friends, please come join us Friday, November 11, 6-8 PM for Family Fun Night.

Fun and games for the whole family! 

  • Game Truck
  • Climbing Wall
  • Bubble ball soccer
  • Cupcake walk
  • And much more!

Food Trucks and Kona Ice!

Click to add to your calendar: Harry Stone FFN 2016

Welcome to the new school year!

Welcome all! THe new school year is upon us. School starts bright and early Monday morning.

We welcome all the new and returning students, and all the new and returning staff. I hope everyone is looking forward to it. We know that Principal Jones is looking forward to the year in her new role, supported by our new Assistant Principal, Tabitha Preston.

SBDM Meeting

As we prepare for the new year, the Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) committee will have a meeting Thursday, August 4th at 5. Committee member attendance is requested/required.