Entries by John Boyd

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Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) announcement

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students, Harmony Public Schools will begin taking referrals for all interested students in grades K-12 for Gifted and Talented (G/T) screening. Anyone interested in the educational welfare of these students may nominate them for assessment. Students in grades 1 & up who were […]

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What is a charter school? The difference between ISD schools and Texas public charter schools

One of the questions we hear most from prospective parents interested in applying to Harmony Public Schools is “I’ve been looking at schools near me, but I don’t understand – what is the difference between a charter school and an ISD public school?” Texas public charter schools have grown exponentially in the past 25 years – both in Texas, and around the country – but we understand why many parents who grew up in a traditional independent school district setting themselves may still have questions. That’s OK. We’ve got the answers to all of your biggest questions about charter schools.

No School on Friday, May 10

  All Harmony Public Schools campuses in the Houston area are closed today due to the inclement weather conditions.  Please continue to monitor the local media for weather updates and stay safe.  

Houston Area Weather Announcement!

Harmony Public Schools is monitoring weather forecasts in Houston area. Should there be school closure or cancellation of programs; parents will be notified via the district/school’s website, our parent notification system, and/or social media.  Please stay safe and monitor local media for weather updates.

STEM Fair: April 13th, 2019 | HPS Central Office

It is that time again! Harmony’s South-West STEM Fair will be held on April 13th from 8:00am – 12:00pm at Central Office. We are looking for judges. Register to be a judge here. 8:00AM – 12:00PM April 13th, 2019 Harmony Public Schools Central Office 9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy SHouston, TX 77099

Upcoming Job Fairs

Harmony Public Schools has several upcoming Job Fairs in many locations across Texas. To find the list of upcoming fairs near you, point your browser to harmonytx.org/job-fairs.php and check if your region/metro area has a fair coming up. Life’s short. Do work that matters!

Spring Forward!

Don’t forget to spring forward an hour at 2:00AM this Sunday. When you change your clock ⏰, it’s a great idea to change the batteries ? in your smoke alarms!

Parent Enrollment Instructions for the new school year

Registration for all campuses will begin on Monday, February 25th. Application Lottery Status =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-==-=-=-=-=-=-= Offered: This means that your child is offered a seat from the campus. Starting on Monday, February 25th, you will have 2 business days to accept the placement at a campus. Accept Placement: If you accept placement at our campus, you […]

Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Initiative (T-STEM)

Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies are rigorous secondary schools focusing on improving instruction and academic performance in science and mathematics-related subjects and increasing the number of students who study and enter STEM careers. T-STEM Academies are demonstration schools and learning labs that develop innovative methods to improve science and mathematics instructions. Prior […]

Make Sure Your Voice is Heard!

  The 2019 Legislative session is underway and public education reform is among the top priorities! Make sure your voice is heard by becoming a Harmony Parent Advocate. Text “HARMONYPROUD” to 55222 to volunteer or learn more. ¡La sesión legislativa de 2019 está en marcha y la reforma de la educación pública está entre las […]

We want your feedback!

You’re invited to take our website survey to find out if our website is meeting your needs. At Harmony, we want to be “in touch” with our community, so opening a feedback mechanism is a great way for you to participate in making decisions about the future of our work. In this case, we need […]