Entries by John Boyd

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Welcome to 2022-23: A message from CEO Fatih Ay

Dear Harmony Families & Team Members, Welcome back! With a new year comes new opportunities and a time for new beginnings. We believe this school year is going to be filled with more opportunities than ever for achievement, exploration, and inspiration for our students and team members across Texas. This year, Harmony is proud to […]

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Summer Meal Programs provide no-cost, health meals to students

  Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive. The Summer Meal Programs ensures kids have no-cost, health meals this summer and return to school read to learn. Help us spread the word about this valuable program! Text FOOD to 304-304 or visit SummerFood.org to find a site. Los niños necesitan comidas nutritivas para […]

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Substitute teacher pay raises announced at Harmony Public Schools

After giving across-the-board pay raises to full-time teachers and campus staff earlier this school year, Harmony Public Schools will now be giving pay raises to all levels of substitute teachers. The daily rate increase goes into effect February 14. The increase was approved unanimously by the Harmony Public Schools Board of Directors on January 29. Under the rate increase, […]

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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.

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!

We Want Your Feedback!

You asked! We changed! You’re invited to take our website survey to find out if the new website is meeting your needs. During the last few months, we’ve been working to revamp our campus websites based on the feedback we received from focus groups, and online user surveys. Your feedback was critical because it helped […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) 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 screening. Anyone interested in the educational welfare of these students may nominate them for assessment. Students in grades 2 & up who were […]

President George H.W. Bush

Harmony Public Schools joins the country in mourning the loss of President George H.W. Bush, a leader known as the “education president” for his tireless devotion to America’s schoolchildren. A statewide Day of Mourning has been declared by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, to allow Texans to pay their respects to […]

Bilingual Teachers Needed!

Harmony Public Schools is recruiting talented, compassionate bilingual teachers dedicated to helping every student succeed. Harmony offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a commitment to excellence in the classroom. Interested applicants may read the job description, or apply online.

Open enrollment begins soon

The open enrollment period for new Harmony Public Schools students is approaching fast. Open Enrollment for campuses statewide begins Nov. 1 and continues through Feb. 10 for students wishing to enroll for the Fall 2019 semester. What is Harmony? Harmony Public Schools is a system of exceptional PreK-12 college-preparatory charter schools in Texas, specializing inScience, […]

2018 STAAR Test Results

Every Campus Received a “Met Standard” Rating! The Seven Harmony Districts Received six “A”s and one “B” Rating: Harmony Public Schools Recognized By TEA as Best in Class

T-STEM

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 […]

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