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...

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...

Performing arts in virtual time

HARLINGEN – As in all things in the time of COVID-19, students in speech, drama and debate are competing online. Both Harlingen High School and...

Gutierrez students beat out high school students at speech, drama competition

HARLINGEN – Don’t take your siblings for granted. George Matthew Gutierrez made his point so clear he took fourth place in the Southlake Carroll Dragon...

Students have mixed reactions to face-to-face learning

HARLINGEN — Yarely Aguilar is excited about returning to in-person school. “I like that I can talk to the teachers, ask them questions,” said Yarely,...

Harlingen schools now offering in-person instruction

HARLINGEN — It’s ready. They’ve been stuck at home for months, logging in to class amidst the distractions and isolation of their separate environs. Now Harlingen...

Choir making music in virtual time

HARLINGEN — And the show must go on. Even in lockdown, the singers in the Harlingen High School South Choir are preparing for their fall...

Virtual virtuosos: Guest artists logging on to local theater kids

HARLINGEN — Acting, singing or dancing? Catalina Cabello-Corona, 11, wanted to know which was most important, and guest artist T.J. Newton had a great answer. “I...