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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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*Grades 6th-12th The supply Kits are basic supplies used and teachers in certain subject area may require specific materials not in the supply kits.

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Middle & High School Summer Reading

Dear Students, Parents and Guardians:

Reading and writing are essential to learn about our world and ourselves. Harmony Public school students are required to read FOUR books over the summer and COMPLETE TWO writing responses.

Summer writing assignments will be collected by students’ ELA teachers at the start of the new school year.

Please see the posted summer reading assignment for suggested texts and choices for readers’ responses.

Students were given hard copies of the summer assignments during the last week of the semester.

If you have questions, please contact your English/Language Arts teacher or school administration.

Enjoy your summer and have fun reading.

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AP Summer Assignments

Students who selected AP course(s) on their course selection form and are approved need to fill out attached "AP Contract" form. Students are encouraged to email the contract to their AP teacher during summer, submission is due before the first day of 2015-16 school year.
For questions and inquiries contact your AP teacher.

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Harmony School of Excellence drawings and construction pictures are ready!

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