MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT - February 15, 2017
President’s Day holiday will be observed on Monday, Feb. 20. Red-White-and-Blue; an American Holiday will be the theme for the annual PTA Founders’ Day banquet the evening of Feb. 23 at the McCollum High School cafeteria. Tickets may be purchased for $12 through the campus PTA. A silent auction will be held and all proceeds will benefit the Harlandale Council of PTA Scholarship fund.
This year’s annual Harlandale Education Foundation scholarship fund drive is being held from Feb. 8-22. HEF began in 1999 and its mission is to offer graduates financial assistance toward their goals of pursuing higher education. All employees’ donations are completely voluntary, and each staff members’ donation will be matched dollar for dollar by a friend of Harlandale. The Harlandale Education Foundation, Inc. is an approved 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. Every Harlandale ISD student who goes on to college, university or technical/trade school is eligible for a scholarship. Community members may make a donation by contacting Andrew Fernandez at (210) 989 - 4348.
Texas Public Schools Week will be observed Feb. 27 – March 3. On March 2 there will be a breakfast served at 9 a.m. at STEM Early College High School. School bus tours will depart at 9:30 a.m. The community is invited to join the tours and to visit schools during Open House nights.
Congratulations to Ann Brown, Biology and Chemistry teacher at STEM Early College High School, for being selected the 2017 Harlandale Teacher of the Year. She will serve as the district's nominee for the Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching Award. We applaud all of our nominees for their outstanding contribution to our district.