NEWS FROM HARMONY


  • Posted February 24, 2017

7 Tips for Planning a Makerspace

How do makerspaces get started? THE Journal spoke with several experts, including Mehmet Gokcek, the STEM/PBL curriculum developer at Harmony Public Schools.


  • Posted February 24, 2017

Texas Charter Schools Association blog highlights I-SWEEEP!

The TCSA website has a great article on Harmony Public Schools hosting I-SWEEEP in May.

Read more about it here!




  • Posted February 21, 2017

Un-bee-lievable spelling bee

Zeeshan Rizvi, a seventh grader at Harmony School of Science High, won the Fort Bend County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. 18.


  • Posted February 21, 2017

Once a high crime neighborhood, North Austin children helping to make area safer

Students from Harmony Public Schools in Austin participated in a panel discussion on how to improve their neighborhood near Rundberg Lane.


  • Posted February 21, 2017

Baile del Sol kicks off Charro Days

Harmony Science Academy performed with other school districts in the city's Baile Del Sol celebration and parade.

 


  • Posted February 20, 2017

Harmony Earns AdvancED Accreditation!

Harmony Public Schools would like to announce the esteemed honor of receiving additional accreditation from the educational evaluator, AdvancED. This nonprofit’s stamp of approval assures parents that we have a coherent curriculum throughout the system, our teachers have a clear understanding of their subjects, and our staff and students have access to the resources they need. 


  • Posted February 17, 2017

Honoring Black History Month: Student Art & Essay

The student projects surrounding Black History Month are starting to come in. We will share selected artwork, writings and even a music-based documentary clip from one of our schools.

Today's art-essay combo post comes from a 5th grader named Dalia at Harmony School of Political Science and Communication - Austin.


  • Posted February 17, 2017

Kids battle for county bee win

Harmony School of Innovation in Carrollton fifth-grader Swayam Rath won the county spelling bee on Thursday, advancing him to the regional spelling bee on March 4.

Stay tuned for updates!


  • Posted February 14, 2017

Outrageous Acts of Science

One of Harmony's Dallas students was featured for her "singing pipe" experiment on the Science Channel's show "Outrageous Acts of Science."

Watch here for the full show!


  • Posted February 14, 2017

How School Networks Work And Why That's Important

A look at charter networks throughout the nation and how their organizational structure influences education for the better.

 


  • Posted February 14, 2017

Sweet rides

A group from Harmony Science Academy in Carrollton competed in the edible car contest at Texas Woman's University.


  • Posted February 10, 2017

Harmony School of Innovation Students compete in Shark Tank style competition

A group of Harmony School of Innovation students competetd in a "Shark Tank" for kids where Jonathan G. explained his light sensor device.


  • Posted February 10, 2017

Harmony Science Academy Volunteer featured helping NASA explore Mars

One of the volunteers at Harmony Science Academy was featured for his work in the TAMIU engineering department.




  • Posted February 02, 2017

Congratulations to Harmony School of Advancement!

Harmony School of Advancement will be the only charter school competing for a chance to represent the region in the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl.

Read more at <a href="https://communityimpact.com/houston/tomball-magnolia/education/2017/02/01/these-15-houston-schools-will-compete-feb-4-for-a-spot-in-the-national-science-bowl/" target="_blank">Community Impact</a>.


  • Posted February 01, 2017

Harmony ranked among top charters in Texas by Niche

An informative website that ranks schools for househunters has included 18 of Harmony campuses among its ranking. Check it out here! 


  • Posted January 31, 2017

Harmony Singer Gives Moving Performance of National Anthem

Selma S. from Harmony School of Excellence in Austin led the rally in a beautiful rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. Watch here for the full performance! https://www.facebook.com/hseaustin/videos/1241918149218633 


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