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Dr. Soner Tarim

Soner Tarim Dr. Soner Tarim is a founding member and current superintendent of Harmony Public Schools, high performing K-12 public charter schools located in Texas with a strong focus on science, technologies, engineering, and math (STEM) providing opportunities for underserved communities. He is the driving force in creating STEM academies with an emphasis on college-readiness and the tracking of performance metrics of its high caliber students.

A luminary in the Charter School Community, his leadership philosophy recognizes the need to develop meaningful partnerships, maintain open collaborative lines of communication, and leverage relationships with high-level corporate, business, civic, legislative and international leaders to advance the mission of Harmony and opportunities for its beneficiaries.

Over his 24 year professional career, Dr. Tarim has developed innovative educational programs geared to K-12 schools. He is highly sought after as a consultant and as a speaker in state charter & STEM conferences and has distinguished himself as a results-oriented educator with unrivaled expertise and knowledge in developing and managing innovative charter schools.

Under Dr. Tarim's leadership, Harmony has grown to 36 schools and 20,000 students from throughout the state of Texas, many of which have been recognized as academically competitive schools in the nation. Harmony has received numerous outstanding awards and recognitions including the National Title I Distinguished School Award for closing the achievement gap and a Broad Prize nomination.

Dr. Tarim holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and is a trained biologist and ecologist. In addition to his background in biological sciences, he has taught many courses in the field of biology, ecology, general science, and physical education at the high school, college and graduate school levels. Dr. Tarim has spearheaded scientific symposiums and international science Olympiads including I-SWEEEP (the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project), the largest science fair event of its kind comprising over 1,000 top-ranked high school students representing 43 states and over 70 nations world-wide presenting and sharing their ideas, experiences, and knowledge to promote maintaining global sustainability. He has also has developed and directed successful after school programs.

Dr. Tarim has published numerous peer reviewed scientific articles, policies, procedures, and guidelines for charter schools in the areas of Admissions, Governance, and Human Resources. He is a certified school board member and school administrator trainer and sits on the Board of Directors of the Region 4 Education Service Center, which is the largest Texas educational service center providing services to 54 school districts representing over 1,000,000 students and more than 83,000 professional educators.

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Friday Early Dismissal

We will have early dismissal on Friday, 2/5/15 for parent-teacher conferences. Students will be released at 1pm from Middle School and 1:05pm from High School.
Parent-teacher conferences will be from 2pm-5pm.


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Mustafa 8A Forward
Jessy 8E MidField
Caleb 8D Any Position
Bryan 8E Deff
Cesar 8E Forward
Yeison 8C Deff
Raymond 8E Goalie
Luis 8A Goalie
Geraldo 8E Deff
Domingo 7B Mid Field/Forward
Edgar Villa 7D Deff/Midfield **
Kevin T 7D Mid Field
Angel Pal 7D Mid Field
Edourdo Yarbrough 6B Deff
Richard Garcia 6E Mid Field
Ernesto 7A Deff
Jiovanni 8C Deff
Nicolas 8A Deff
Martin 7E Deff/Mid
Cesar Fuentes 8A Mid Field
Noe 8C Deff/MidField
Dagim 7B Alt
Ridwar Al Khafagi 6D -
Ruben Mendoza 6B -
Jeremiah Tollossa 6B Alt
Alexis Lucas 6A -
Esteban Pena 8C Manager/Alt




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