The application window for the 2015-2016 school year is now open for all HPS campuses and will close on March 15, 2015. You may submit your application online or
in person at your campus of choice.
If there are more applications than available seats for the 2015-2016 school year, a lottery will be held to determine who will be admitted. The date for this
lottery will be disclosed at a later time. For additional questions, please call your local campus of choice.
A list of current campuses and their locations can be found here.
ISWEEEP 2015 to be held May 7-10, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
What is ISWEEEP?
ISWEEEP, The International Sustainable World (Energy, Engineering, and Environment) Project, is a science fair
competition and exhibition. It is the largest science fair event of its kind world-wide. I-SWEEEP is organized by Harmony Public Schools a K-12 public charter school system, with the support of leaders in the industry and higher education institutions.
Competition is open to high school students from around the globe.
I-SWEEEP works with local, national, and international science fair organizations to bring together top-ranking participants with qualifying projects from their
own competitions. Approximately 500 young talents from more than 40 states and 70 countries across the globe, gather eagerly in Houston, the energy capital of the
The tentative schedule can be viewed here. You
can also find the dates and times for the competition including the opening ceremony, public visit hours, and award ceremony dates and times.
If you have an engineering or research background please consider serving as a judge to evaluate the top quality research projects submitted by high school
students from around the world. Prospective judges may register by clicking the link below:
Dear Parents/Guardians & Students:
Thank you for your continued support of Harmony Public Schools! Re-enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year is now open. Please be sure to return your re-
enrollment form(s) either to the front office by paper or through the student/parent portal no later than February 1, 2015.
Click here for Re-Enrollment Form
Space is limited for the upcoming
academic year, so seats are only guaranteed to students whose re-enrollment forms are returned by February 1, 2015.
Note: The re-enrollment form is for existing students ONLY.
Parents/guardians of students wishing to apply for the first time are required to complete a new student application, which can also be found at the front office
or on the school's web page.
|THE ROBOTICS WEBSITE IS BACK!|
You may also click on the link: hpsrobotics.weebly.com
|Boosterthon Huddle Time - Play Hard|
The K-5 students learned that part of being a balanced student is being active. Getting at least 60 minutes of movement every day is the best way to keep our bodies in Rockin' shape!
Tonight's Challenge will earn the class who gets the most new pledges a bonus prize called The Hoop Set (a mini basketball for your door)! The kids went wild when they saw these during Huddle Time!
Registration Challenge HSE is 55% of the way to the 85% registration challenge!
50 State Challenge Update 22 states have pledged!
We need volunteers for the Fun Run Go to SignUpGenius.com to help.
The "big run" is on Thursday! Go to FunRun.com and enter your student's class code to make a pledge or flat donation (you can do both!).
|Boosterthon Huddle Time - Listen for Feedback|
The K-5 students learned that LISTENING to what parents, teachers, family and friends have to say is an invaluable tool for life. Much of what they say can make your life better, guide you, and help with problems.
Registration Challenge HSE is 49% of the way to the 85% registration challenge!
50 State Challenge Update We have received pledges from 20 states so far! Keep it up, HSE!
The "big run" is on Thursday! Go to FunRun.com and enter your student's class code to make a pledge or flat donation (you can do both!).
|HSE Robotics Academy|
HSE Robotics Team will conduct a 5 weeks Robotics Academy for current 4th, 5th & 6th grade students.* The first 15 students (5 students from each grade level) who pay their registration fees (by the deadline) will be enrolled in this course. Other students will be placed on a waiting list. Eligible students will be announced on January 27th, 2015.
The Academy meets for five weeks on Saturday mornings**. Students will learn basic team building, robot design/building and programming skills, as well as enjoy lunch with the team. The cost for this Academy is 120.00 (which covers all training materials and lunch).
For additional questions email to Mrs. Toptas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Academy training is a prerequisite for joining the HSE Robotics Team; however, attendance is not a guarantee that Academy participants will be selected.
**Training will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the following Saturdays: 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/28, and 4/4.
|Re-Enrollment for the 2015-2016 School Year Begins January 15th|
Starting Thursday, January 15, HSE will be accepting 2015-16 school year re-enrollment applications for current students.
Re-enrollment forms will be sent home on January 15th and must be returned to the front office by Monday, February 2, 2015 in order to guarantee your students a spot for the upcoming school year.
This year, we are also offering re-enrollment through our mobile app, which you can install using the link on the right side of the home page.
|HSE Art Students Blue Ribbon Winners in HLSR Art Contest|
A huge congratulations to HSE students, Amelia S. (8B) and Ivy N. (7C) on their blue-ribbon Best of Show awards in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Competition. LSR judges rated all pieces on creativity, originality, skill and composition.
Both pieces earned a place in the HLSR art exhibit which will be on display to the hundreds of thousands of visitors to Reliant Center during the event. Congratulations!
|Nothing But Net for the HSE Boys Basketball Team|
The HSE boys basketball team slam-dunked the competition at this past weekend's Fallbrook Basketball Tournament.
They went undefeated, beating HS Innovation for the championship.
Way to go, Tigers!
|Missions Accomplished by HSE Robotics Teams |
The 2014-2015 Lone Star South Texas-Houston FLL Robotics Gold Championship Tournament was held at Anthony Aguirre Junior High School this weekend. Three of HSE's teams participated in the tournament against 55 other teams. We are so proud of all the hard work they put in to earn such great success!
First Place - Robot Game: Team Anonymous - Ricky B.(8B) , Ray B.(8B), Karina H.(5B), Eduardo R.(6B), and Diego A.(6A)
Second Place - Mechanical Design Award: Team Anonymous
Second Place - Robot Game: Team Harmony Tiger - Ekin T.(7B), Otabek M.(6D), Ritvik G.(5B), and Nathan T.(8B)
Second Place - Strategy and Innovation: Team Harmony Tiger
Third Place - Project Presentation: Team S.P.A.R.K. - Asiyah M. (7A), Jade N. (8B), Katelyn N.(6C), and Anjali D.(6C)
Congratulations, HSE Robotics!
|Anand I. (8B) Exponentially Better than the Competition|
Anand I. (8B) triumphed over 200 of the best middle school Mathletes in Texas to win the Rockets Mathcounts Competition this weekend at the Toyota Center.
He did so in impressive fashion with a perfect score in the individual exams and a convincing 4-0 victory in the Countdown rounds.
As part of the winning prize, Anand received a large poster of the Houston Rockets team autographed by each of the players in the team and four action figures of the top players.
|Congratulations to our 2014 HSE Spelling Bee Champion - William G. (8B)|
It was a nail-biter up to the end! In the middle school competition, William G. squeaked past runner-up, Jonah P. (8D) and 3rd place finisher, Saleh A. (7B).
In the middle school event, Reena P.(3A) topped runner-up Adhira S. (4A) and 3rd place finisher, Ariana L.(3D) to move on to the upper-grade competition.
We are so proud of all of our qualifiers! Congratulations!
|HSE Students Win Turkish Language Competition|
On Tuesday evening, HSE hosted the cluster-wide Annual Turkish Language Performance Competition where students were given the opportunity to showcase their Turkish language talents.
Congratulations to Riley H. (8B) who serenaded her way past the rest of the competition to take 1st place in the singing category and also to Miguel B.(8D) whose prose earned him 1st place in the poetry division.
|Mathleague Team Adds to Successes|
Last weekend, the HSE Tiger Mathletes attended the Mathleague Regional Competition in Sugar Land. They did a great job and placed in the following categories. Congratulations! 4th place - 3rd Grade Competition Chirag M.
3rd place - 6th Grade Competition Pranav M.
3rd place Team Award
Ramya I., Pranav M., Farhan A., Doby L.
**We would like to thank our dedicated parents who went to competition and supported the students.
|22nd Century FLL Robotics Team Wins Bayou City Classic Championship |
The Harmony School of Excellence Robotics team, "22nd Century", earned 1st place at the Bayou City Classic FLL Tournament of Champions held at Bayou City Center on December 6th.
22nd Century committed hours and hours to improving their robot's precision and perfecting their programming. This dedication earned them the highest match score in the tournament. Congratulations to Mikayla B.(6D), Adam M.(8D), and Sneha G.(6C) on the win! Way to go, Tigers!
FIRST LEGO League (FLL) introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building robots to complete specific missions on a thematic playing surface.
We also want to send a special thanks to our mentors, Siew-Bee Hartman and Ibrahim Ersoy.
|Another Huge Victory in the Books for HSE Cheer|
The HSE Tiger cheerleaders gave their rivals another reason to "Fear the Bow" when they brought home an exciting win at their toughest competition yet, the Cheer Americas Houston Platinum Championships.
Hours and hours of dedicated practice are needed to perfect the 2.5-minute music, dance, jump and stunt routines that are performed at these intense events - one error or fall can make the difference between 1st and last place.
We are so proud of our Tigers! Come support them at their next event on January 16-17th at the Moody Gardens Convention center in Galveston.
|HSE Quiz Bowl Team is Houston Hoedown Champion|
The HSE middle school Quiz Bowl team brought home the tournament championship at this weekend's Houston Holiday Hoedown!
William G.(8B), Vish G.(7B), and Smaran G.(8B) used keen intellect, trivial minds, and collaborative teamwork to top all other teams from around the Houston area.
Congratulations also goes to the middle school team of Norma F., Adi, Anaga, Swapnil, and Lily who won several of their matches.
HSE elementary students also played a non-competitive tournament utilizing middle-school level questions. The Holiday Hoedown was TQBAs first-ever elementary division tournament. They did a good job and had fun competing.
Team Red: Connor G.,Tay ,Samuel L., and Scott L.
Team Blue: Leila, Ava L.,Rajjat, Mirthin, and Sai
Team White: Nitish, Andrew, Hamza, and Avi
|HSE Mathcounts Success Sends Many Qualifiers to State|
Last weekend, HSE Houston hosted the Mathleague Regional Competition with students around the area vying for a spot in the state competition.
Our HSE Tigers did a great job and placed in the following categories and advanced to the state competition.
Chirag M. - 2nd place 3rd grade contest
Archita S. - 4th place 3rd grade contest
Farhan A. - 2nd place 5th grade contest
Ramya I. - 3rd place 5th grade contest
Ritvik G. - 6th place 5th grade contest
Anand I. - 4th place 8th grade contest
Elementary Contest - Ramya I,. Doby L., Pranav M., Farhan A. - 2nd place
Middle School Contest - Anand I., Saleh A., Vishwath G., Smaran G. - 4th place
We would like to thank our dedicated parents and teachers who helped us to make this event a huge success. Congratulations!
|HSE Cheer Brings Home the Win!|
Congratulations to our HSE cheer team for taking home a National Title in their first competition of the season!
Come and see their next awesome performance at the Cheer America-Platinum Championship on December 6th at NRG Center.
|Take a Few Moments to Watch this Video|
Take a few moments to watch this beautiful and moving video compilation created by the HPS video team, Courtney Sandifer & Sadan Gunonu.
Each of the Servant Appreciation honorees, recognized for their outstanding community service efforts, were interviewed and asked why they volunteer.
Have your tissues ready, this is a tear-jerker.
|Quizbowl National Champions!|
This past weekend, our middle school Quizbowl team went to Atlanta with coach Michael Golden to compete at the national championships. On Sunday, they were crowned National Champions!
Congratulations to William, Akshay, Smaran, and Vish for this amazing achievement. William was also crowned the All-Star player for getting the most individual points.
Way to go, HSE Tigers!
|Outdoor School Camp|
The 6th graders are having just a little bit of fun on their field trip to The Outdoor School!
|Saleh A. Qualifies for Mathleague Nationals|
HSE Houston Mathleague team participated in Mathleague state finals last week in Austin.
Saleh placed 9th among all 6th graders and advanced to the National Finals being held here, in Houston, on June 7th.
We congratulate this young mathlete for his big success and wish him good luck at the Nationals.
|HSE Science Olympiad Team Success|
Science Olympiad team competed at State Science Olympiad Championships which was held in TAMU College Station against the best 30 teams of Texas. Iron Pandas did a great job and they got 6 medals in State competition. We would like to thank our valuable parents for their dedication and generous help.
The students and their awards;
|Shujah A.||We Got Your Number 2nd Place|
|Anand I.||We Got Your Number 2nd Place|
|Shujah A.||Triple E 2nd Place|
|Saleh A.||Triple E 2nd Place|
|Sueda C.||Water Quality 4th Place|
|Warren V.||Water Quality 4th Place|
|2013 American Mathematics Contest 8|
Congratulations to Brandon B. for his performance on the 2013 AMC 8. His first place ranking in Texas among all the participating students is truly an outstanding accomplishment.
|HSE Annual Family Picnic|
Thank you to the amazing families who spent a Sunday afternoon with us at the 3rd Annual HSE Family Picnic.
Lots of fun and great food was had by all who attended. We had the largest turnout yet (with the most food!). Can't wait to do it again next year!
|2014 Exxon Mobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair Success|
Sueda C. (8B) represented our school in Houston City Science Fair and EXXONMOBIL Texas Science and Engineering Fair in San Antonio. She got 1st place in Junior Mathematical Science Category with the project "A Novel Approach for Skin Cancer Identification: Fractal Dimension Analysis".
|TMSCA 2014 State Competition Success|
HSE Team attended the TMSCA 2014 State competition held at San Antonio. It was hosting 2700 students from all over the State. Anand I. secured the first rank in the State of Texas out of all 7th graders. Vish G. was placed amongst the top ranked students in the sixth grade for General Math.
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