Innovator speaks on distance learning; Says education gap may be widening

Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the university professor, author and lecturer credited with inventing the term e-learning says distance learning’s worldwide embrace is...

COVID-19 case activity varies at RGV schools; additional data still sought

Select students in Hidalgo County began returning to campus last month, a decision during the pandemic some fear is a gamble based on an...

HCISD picked for virus testing program

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen school district feels privileged to be part of a pilot program using COVID tests which offer up quick results. “Harlingen CISD...

School district holds groundbreaking ceremony for life skills house

HARLINGEN — Meredith Brownell thanked everyone for building a house where her son and his classmates can learn skills of everyday living. “He’s a life...

Santa Rosa honors engineering teacher for World Teachers’ Day

SANTA ROSA — Santa Rosa Independent School District recognized teacher Manuel Lopez for 2020 World Teachers' Day and surprised him with Whataburger gift box. Lopez, the...

Band alumni recall their beginnings

HARLINGEN — They were just kids. Exuberant, vitality pulsing through their young lives, eager for musical exploration, they filled the halls of the newly-opened Harlingen...

Welding students head back to the shop

HARLINGEN — How do you weld a bead in virtual time? You don’t. But now the welding students at Harlingen High School South have emerged from...

TSTC Culinary Arts student worker gains career experience before graduation

Dreams of opening her own restaurant led Leilani Lopez on a path to studying Culinary Arts at Texas State Technical College. While her journey...

Culinary Arts at TSTC ready to fill jobs

Texas State Technical College provides a hands-on approach to the rapidly growing field of culinary arts. TSTC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in...

MVEC establishes Electrical Lineworker scholarship at TSTC

Magic Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) recently gave $20,000 to The TSTC Foundation for scholarships in Texas State Technical College’s Electrical Lineworker Technology program. The...