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NISD's mission is to provide all NISD students who are eligible to ride the bus a safe, efficient, nurturing environment that supports the educational and extra-curricular objectives of the district.


Northside ISD continues to enforce its “No Shots, No School” policy. Texas law requires all public school children have current immunizations in order to attend class.

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School Mascot: Hawks

School Colors: Columbia blue, black, and silver

Mission Statement:
Foster a safe learning environment that produces college, career, and military ready students who are connected to the Harlan community through participation in extracurricular activities.

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Richard Yzaguirre - Principal
Rick Yzaguirre became the 2nd Principal of Harlan High School in February of 2023. He opened up Harlan
High School as the Associate Principal in the Fall of 2017.
Mr. Yzaguirre joined Northside ISD in July of 2013 as an Assistant Principal at John Jay High School. He
started his educational career as a High School Coach/Math Teacher in the fall of 1997. He started his
Administrative Career in the fall of 2009.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Huston-Tillotson College, and a Master’s Degree from Texas A&M
University – Kingsville.
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Pete Pruneda - Associate Principal

The Associate Principal also serves as the Campus Behavior Coordinator. They can be reached by email at or by phone at (210) 398-2219.

As the Associate Principal of Harlan High School, Mr. Pruneda oversees the master schedule process, campus facilities, and discipline for the campus.

Mr. Pruneda is a product of NISD graduating from John Jay High School. He joined the faculty of his high school alma mater as a Science teacher and Coach in 2001. Mr. Pruneda served the John Jay community for 18 years as a Teacher, Coach and Assistant Principal. He then joined the Warren administrative team as an Assistant Principal in 2019 before being appointed to the Harlan Associate Principal in 2023.

Mr. Pruneda earned his Bachelor's degree from St. Mary's University, and a Masters Degree from Lamar University.

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Cynthia Tapia
Academic Dean

As the Academic Dean of Harlan High School, Mrs. Tapia is responsible for overseeing all of the academic programs for the campus.

Mrs. Tapia joined Northside ISD in 2007 as the Graduation Coach at John Jay High School. She was appointed Assistant Principal at Marshall High School in the Fall of 2012 where she served until she was appointed Academic Dean at Stevens High School in the Fall of 2015. Mrs. Tapia was appointed Academic Dean at Harlan High School and assisted in opening the campus in 2017.

Mrs. Tapia earned her Bachelor's degree from The University of the Incarnate Word and her Master's Degree from Lamar University. She has three children who have all attended Northside Schools.

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