Harmony Public Schools

Harmony School of Science – Houston named prestigious National School of Character

Harmony School of Science-Houston has been named a National School of Character by Character.org, a nationwide education advocacy organization. The rare honor, bestowed to less than 50 schools in North America and only six campuses in Texas, recognizes HSS- Houston for its multi-year effort to build a sustainable culture of character for its students, staff members, and community members. “Thank you to our whole HSS Houston family! We will continue putting our “paws up,” principal Megan Spears said. […]

Nine Harmony Public Schools students receive Congressional Gold Medal – the highest award Congress can bestow upon a student

Nine students from Harmony Public Schools have received Congressional Gold Medals – the highest award the U.S. Congress can bestow upon a U.S. high school student. A tenth earned a bronze medal. The Congressional Award is a non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive initiative that requires students to set and pursue goals in four separate categories: Voluntary Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness and Expedition/Exploration. To earn a gold medal, students must complete 400 hours of Community Service, 200 hours of […]

Kendra Scott Donates Sales To Harmony Public Schools In Unique New Fundraiser To Benefit Students Struggling With COVID-19 Learning Gaps

Kendra Scott, the Texas-based designer of one of America’s most popular jewelry brands, has announced it will donate 20 percent of its in-store and online sales to Harmony Public Schools during a two-day “Shop for Good” charity event this week. The donation will support programs and services aimed at helping students recover learning losses caused by COVID-19. This includes instructional material for expanded learning sessions, funding for expanded small group intervention services for math and reading, small group […]

U.S. News & World Report ranks Harmony School of Innovation – Katy  the Top High School in Katy

U.S. News & World Report today named Harmony School of Innovation – Katy among its top high schools in America and number one high school in Katy in its highly-anticipated annual rankings of U.S. public schools. In determining its top schools, U.S. News & World Report looks at a variety of factors, including college readiness (30%), math and reading proficiency (20%), math and reading performance (20%), underserved student performance (10%), and college curriculum breadth (10%). Harmony School of […]

Bonuses for Teacher Appreciation Week being award to all 4,000 Harmony Public Schools active employees

In appreciation of their extraordinary work in educating the students of Harmony Public Schools while serving their communities during one of the most challenging years for educators ever, Harmony Public Schools will award a $250 bonus to nearly 4,000 employees in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. Dubbed a “Three C” bonus for the “Caring, Collaboration and Compassion” Harmony team members have demonstrated in helping students and their fellow teammates excel despite the challenges of a COVID school […]

Harmony Public Schools Vaccinates School Workers In On-Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Hub In Partnership With H-E-B

Roughly 120 school professionals from Harmony Public Schools will receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at an on-campus vaccination hub Thursday, March 11, 2021.

120 Harmony Public School employees will be vaccinated Thursday, joining an additional 240 who were vaccinated Monday Roughly 120 Harmony Public Schools employees will receive their first round of COVID-19 vaccines at the Harmony Public Schools Central Office from 12-3 p.m. Thursday, March 11 during an employee vaccination event. The clinic falls on the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization’s official declaration of COVID-19 as a worldwide pandemic. The Moderna-made vaccines will be administered […]

Teachers Receive Major Benefits Upgrade After Harmony School Board’s Unanimous Vote

Teachers and other staff members of Harmony Public Schools will receive a major upgrade to their employer-paid benefits package after the Harmony Public Schools Executive Board unanimously approved a sweeping new benefits expansion.

‘These professionals who take such good care of our students deserve to know that they are being taken care of, as well – both their immediate needs and their long-term needs.’ Teachers and other staff members of Harmony Public Schools will receive a major upgrade to their employer-paid benefits package after the Harmony Public Schools Executive Board unanimously approved a sweeping new benefits expansion. The package will go into effect later this spring with the start of […]

Houston, Katy Schools Named Prestigious ‘State Schools of Character’

Six Harmony Public Schools campuses named official Texas ‘State Schools of Character’ in total. Six campuses from Harmony Public Schools – including three in Greater Houston – were named official Texas “State Schools of Character” Monday for their outstanding efforts in promoting cultures of character in their schools and communities. The awards were announced Monday by Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character development in schools.  Each year, Character.org certifies schools and districts at the state level […]

Local Teachers Will Get To Keep Expired Federal Covid-19 Benefits After School Board Votes To Pick Up Where Government Left Off

‘The Harmony board felt this action was not only an important thing to do, but the right thing to do for our staff and their families,’ Harmony CEO Fatih Ay said. On the first school day after important federal workplace safeguards expired for millions of Americans, the Harmony Public Schools Executive Board voted to independently provide the much-needed benefits to its 4,000+ employees. The benefits previously were part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), a federal program which provided American workers a […]

Local Teachers Receive $250 Holiday Bonus From Harmony Public Schools

‘Each day, we see how hard our teachers and other team members work to provide our students an extraordinary school experience. With each new obstacle this year, they have again and again risen to face the challenge and make sure our students keep moving forward.’ Local teachers and other school staff members at Harmony Public Schools found out Monday they will be receiving an extra holiday surprise after the HPS Executive Board unanimously approved a $250 bonus […]