For Parents

Opportunities for Parents!

Horizons 2014 Theme:
Bringing Literacy Home: Parents and Community as Partners in Reading

Following this theme, Horizons at Harley invites parents to come be designated readers for classes on our Community Reading Day and Book Fair on Tuesday, July 29th. Interested parent readers please contact Luis A. Perez ( or 442-1777×3014) to come read and participate in this community event!

Horizons at Harley Parent Council
The Parent Council invites you to share in your child’s Horizons experience! If interested, you are welcome to join the Parent Council, meet other Horizons parents, and/or share a talent or skill.
Let us know your thoughts and ideas!
Contact Erick Stephens ( or Pandora Brinkley ( for more information!

Food Backpack Fridays
In cooperation with FoodLink, Horizons at Harley is happy to announce Food Backpack Fridays! Each backpack bag weighs around 5-6 pounds and comes in a plastic grocery bag. The menu for each week’s bag includes 1-2 items from each of the following food groups: Fruits, Vegetables, Dairy, Grain, Protein, One “meal” item such as macaroni and cheese or soup, and Snacks.
Food backpacks will be available for parents to pick up at your child’s Horizons bus stop on Friday afternoons beginning the week of July 7th. Should you choose to participate, Food Backpacks will be available on 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, and Thursday 8/7. To help us plan, please let us know if you would like to enroll or opt out.
For more information, contact Luis A. Perez ( or 442-1777×3014)

Parent Swim Lessons
Horizons at Harley will once again be offering parent/adult swimming lessons on Saturday mornings from 10:00am- 11:30am at The Harley School pool.
Lessons will be offered July 12th, 19th, 26th, and August 2nd.
You must have a student in the program and be able to attend at least three of the four sessions to participate. Space is limited.
Please contact Ja’Daiza Johnson ( or 442-1777 x3199) to register and receive additional information.

Important Dates

Horizons at Harley 2014 program dates:
June 30th – August 8th
Program runs

Friday June 20th, 6:00pm-7:30pm
National Summer Learning Day
& Horizons 2014 Official Kick-off Picnic

Tuesday July 15th & Thursday July 24th
Official Program Visit Day

Tuesday July 29th
Horizons/Community Reading Day & Book Fair

Tuesday August 5th
Health/Harvest & Field Day with Garden Closing

Thursday August 7th, 1:00pm
Closing Ceremonies & Graduation Assembly