We're Hiring

We're Hiring

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.

Dear Harmony Parents,

 

Due to the possibility of severe weather this afternoon, all after school activities have been cancelled. For their safety, please arrive on time to pick up your students so that they are not waiting after school.

STRIVE FOR A 5!!

Are you studying? AP Exams will be administered in May. Students will need to report to campus at 7:45am. Testing will begin promptly at 8am.

Please see the below dates:

Week One:

May 6th-United States Government and Politics

May 7th-AP Spanish Language and Culture & AP Physics 1

May 8th-AP English Literature and Composition & AP European History

May 9th-AP Chemistry & AP Psychology

May 10th-AP United States History & AP Physics 2

Week Two:

May 13th-AP Biology & Physics C: Mechanics, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

May 14th-AP Calculus AB, Calculus BC & Human Geography

May 15th-AP Human Geography & AP Macroeconomics

May 16th-AP World History & AP Statistics

May 17th-AP Microeconomics

Please click the link below for all of the information on upcoming events!

https://www.smore.com/wgz1n

Attention Parents!

 

STAAR testing season is here! Below please find the upcoming test dates and some tips for helping your student be successful on the exams.

 

April 9 – 7th Grade Writing, 8th Grade Math, 9th Grade English I

April 10 – 8th Grade Reading

April 11 – 10th Grade English II

 

Tips for Success (adapted from study.com)

  1. Sleep. Because tests are four or five hours long, it’s important to be well-rested.
  2. Eat Right. Eat a balanced breakfast and bring healthy snacks for test day. To keep energy levels up and avoid crashing, don’t have too much sugar or caffeine.
  3. Arrive on Time. Parents, please bring your child to school on time so that they are not stressed from starting the test late.
  4. Take Breaks. A STAAR test is not a race. It’s important that students go at their own paces and take breaks.
  5. Dress Comfortably. Make sure to dress in layers in clothes that are comfortable for long periods of time.
  6. Be Confident. A positive attitude goes a long way. Students who stress about tests may want to review this short lesson on how to beat test anxiety.
  7. Plan a Treat. Give yourself (or your student) something to look forward to. Plan something special – be it a movie, favorite dinner, or other outing – to celebrate when testing is finished.

Students, you still have time to prepare! Please make sure you’re completing your software practice (ALEKS, No Red Ink, Khan Academy, HRW, Pearson, etc.) and that you’re completing all of the practice material your teacher gives you. You should practice a little bit at home each night to make sure all of the content and skills are fresh on April 9! It’s also a good idea to attend tutorials, and the schedule can be found here.

 

Please see this link for more information!

Please click the link below for all of the information on upcoming events!

https://www.smore.com/2hr70

We're Hiring

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!

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. We invite you to take our website survey to find out if our new website is meeting your needs.

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 us understand why people visit our websites and what they are trying to achieve once they get there.

It’s easy to take part in the survey and should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete!

We take your feedback very seriously, and want to provide parents with a valuable resource. If one of your favorite features from the old site is missing: let us know… (Gently – remember the Golden Rule!)

Click on this link to take the survey immediately.

Digital Ecosystem Team

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Please click the link below for all of the information on upcoming events!

https://www.smore.com/2t1x5

Click here to see the 2017-18 Federal Report Card from the Texas Education Agency for our campus!

Can you also include a link to this website?
https://tea.texas.gov/frc.aspx

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Please click the link below for all of the information on upcoming events!

https://www.smore.com/h281y

Registration for all campuses will begin on Monday, February 25th.

Application Lottery Status

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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 will forfeit placement at all other campuses. You will have 10
business days to complete the registration process which includes: filling out the registration forms and submitting all required
documentation such as proof of residence, transcripts, discipline records, immunizations, and student identification.

Decline Placement:

If you decline placement, you will be removed from that Harmony campus lottery list only.

Wait List:

This means that your child is placed on the wait list for the campus. As students accept/decline spots on the offered
list, your child will move up. If your child moves up to the offered list, the system will send you a message through Smart Choice.

 

For full printed registration instructions, please click here

For a video walkthrough, please click here.

 

DistrictLocation of LotteryLottery DateLottery Time
Austin
Austin and Pflugerville Campuses
Austin District Office
13425 Ranch Road 620 N Austin, TX 78717
2/19/20196:00PM
El Paso
El Paso, Lubbock,
and Odessa Campuses
HSA – El Paso Auditorium
9405 Betel Dr. El Paso, TX 79907
2/20/20194:30PM
Houston North
Houston and Bryan Campuses
Harmony School of Excellence
7340 N. Gessner Dr. Houston, TX 77040
2/19/20195:30PM
Houston South
Houston Campuses
Harmony Public Schools Central Office
9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099
2/21/20196:00PM
Houston West
Houston and Beaumont Campuses
Harmony Public Schools Central Office
9321 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. Houston, TX 77099
2/21/20196:00PM
San Antonio
San Antonio, Brownsville,
and Laredo Campuses
Harmony School of Excellence – San Antonio
2015 SW Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78227
2/19/20191:15 PM
DFW
Waco Campuses
Harmony School of Innovation – Waco
1110 S. Valley Mills Dr. Beverly Hills, TX 76711
2/20/20195:30PM
DFW
Fort Worth Campuses
Harmony School of Innovation – Fort Worth
8100 S. Hulen St. Fort Worth, TX 76123
2/21/20195:30PM
DFW
Nature, Euless, and
Grand Prairie Campuses
Harmony School of Innovation – Grand Prairie
1441 Fish Creek Rd Grand Prairie, TX 75052
2/21/20195:30PM
DFW
Dallas, Plano, Carrollton,
Business, and Garland Campuses
Harmony School of Business
8080 W President George Bush Hwy Dallas, TX 75252
2/22/20195:30PM

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Harmony Gifted & Talented Education

 

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 tested in the Fall 2018 are not eligible to test in Spring 2019. Referral forms are available at the front office and on the school’s web site.

Referral Form (English)
Referral Form (Spanish)

The referral forms must be returned to the front office by Friday, February 8, 2019.

The 2019 Spring GT testing window is February 11, 2019 – March 29, 2019.

For more information about the screening and identification process, parents may contact the school’s GT Coach/teacher.

From January 22-February 1, your child will take a MAP® Growth™ test from NWEA® on a computer or tablet. We give students MAP Growth tests to determine their instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year (and from year to year).

MAP Growth tests are unique in that they adapt to your child’s level of learning. If your child answers a question correctly, the next question is more challenging. If they answer incorrectly, the next one is easier. This results in a detailed picture of what your child knows and is ready to learn—whether it is on, above, or below their grade level.

Since MAP Growth tests provide immediate and accurate information about your child’s learning, it’s easy for teachers to identify students with similar scores that are generally ready for instruction in similar skills and topics, and then plan instruction accordingly.

Following each testing period, you will receive a report showing your child’s growth, which you can review with your child’s teacher for more insight.

You can find out more information by visiting NWEA’s Parent Toolkit

Make sure your voice is heard: text "HARMONYPROUD" TO 55222 to volunteer and learn more!

 

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 principales prioridades! Asegúrese de que su voz sea escuchada al convertirse en un defensor de padres de Harmony. Envíe “SOYHARMONY” al 55222 para ofrecerse como voluntario u obtener más información.

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

We are pleased to welcome your family into our school for 8th Grade Parent Night on Thursday, February 7th @ 6:00 pm. We will discuss the course selections, requirements for graduation, dual credit courses, AP courses, State & College Readiness Assessments,TSI testing, missing credits and community service hours.

You will have an opportunity to meet the college counselors and to become familiar with our school. This will help you understand the requirements for graduation and prepare for college acceptance

 

Please click here to RSVP

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Please click the link below for all of the information on upcoming events!

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TUTORIALS SCHEDULE

Teachers offer tutorials and office hours to our students throughout the week, and the schedule can be found here. If your student failed the District Assessment #2 or an EOC retake, they will be required to attend so that they can receive extra help. You will receive a letter in the mail and your student will receive a letter during advisory with the subject and time. Please email your student’s teachers if you have questions about their tutorials.


School is closed on Monday January 21, 2019

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https://www.smore.com/h14jq

Links to Summer Programs

bit.ly/dfw-summer-programs

 

01- SEP Summer Educational Programs

02- OneJump.org

03- College Greenlight

04- TeenLife

05- CollegeXpress

06- Summer Programs

07- Advancement

08- TexPrep Engineering Program

09- Unigo

10-Junior Achievement

 

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Re-enrollment for all students is Monday, January 7th through Friday, January 25th. If your child is currently enrolled an HPS campus and you would like for him/her to attend for the 2019-2020 academic year, please ensure that you complete the re-enrollment form by the January 25th deadline.

 

To re-enroll your student, please see the steps below.
1. Login to Skyward using your family portal account
2. Fill out and submit the re-enrollment form
3. Provide proof of residency (utility bill, tax form, etc.) by uploading to the form or submitting to your campus registrar
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If your child is not currently enrolled at an HPS campus and you would like for them to enroll, please see the link below to fill out an application for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Application Link for 2019-2020: https://harmonytx.org/apply/

Should you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact your campus registrar.

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 your valuable opinions on the design and overall usability of the site for our upcoming redesign.

It’s easy to take part in the survey and should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete!

All we ask is that you be open and honest and give us your feelings on the website.

You don’t have to be a graphic designer, communications specialist, or even a web-developer to give feedback, all we want is your opinion as a website user – this will help us improve our communications and give us a chance to hear your ideas too!

Click on the link below to take the survey immediately.

Digital Ecosystem Team

Website Survey

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Please click the link below for all of the information on upcoming events!

https://www.smore.com/vefx4

From January 22-February 1, your child will take a MAP® Growth™ test from NWEA® on a computer or tablet. We give students MAP Growth tests to determine their instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year (and from year to year).

MAP Growth tests are unique in that they adapt to your child’s level of learning. If your child answers a question correctly, the next question is more challenging. If they answer incorrectly, the next one is easier. This results in a detailed picture of what your child knows and is ready to learn—whether it is on, above, or below their grade level.

Since MAP Growth tests provide immediate and accurate information about your child’s learning, it’s easy for teachers to identify students with similar scores that are generally ready for instruction in similar skills and topics, and then plan instruction accordingly.

Following each testing period, you will receive a report showing your child’s growth, which you can review with your child’s teacher for more insight.

You can find out more information by visiting NWEA’s Parent Toolkit

Harmony Gifted & Talented Education

 

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 tested in the Fall 2018 are not eligible to test in Spring 2019. Referral forms are available at the front office and on the school’s web site.

Referral Form (English)
Referral Form (Spanish)

The referral forms must be returned to the front office by Friday, February 8, 2019.

The 2019 Spring GT testing window is February 11, 2019 – March 29, 2019.

For more information about the screening and identification process, parents may contact the school’s GT Coach/teacher.