Getting involved: Political activist making a difference

LA FERIA — At just 22 years old, Denisce Palacios has been involved in politics enough to make a difference. Palacios is currently the Campus...

A cause for celebration

HARLINGEN — Family members describe Gladys Hamel, 99, as an inspiring woman who always tries her best to help those in need. As a...

Grand finale: Principal finds creative way to finish school year

HARLINGEN — The kids couldn’t come to their graduation, so he took the graduation to the kids. Harlingen’s schoolchildren missed so much this year when...

HCISD principal named top performer in state

HARLINGEN — She’s the best of the best in the Lone Star State. Irma Davis, principal at Dishman Elementary School, is in the news again....

Making the most out of any situation

HARLINGEN — Although the Class of 2020 graduates had an unexpected end to their school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, many students such...

Still advancing

HARLINGEN — They worked hard for their certifications. Trade students wondered what would happen when the Harlingen school district responded to COVID-19 by closing campuses....

Comprehension, engagement and the enjoyment of learning

PORT ISABEL — While growing up, Tifani McIver felt inspired by her teachers to pursue a career in education.  From seeing them teach materials in...

Student sculptures stalled by COVID-19

HARLINGEN — It was to be a monument to her ingenuity, a testament to her originality, evidence of her innovative powers. Instead, Cara Ingram’s half-finished...

Rookie of the Year: San Benito technician wins national award

SAN BENITO — Whether it’s replacing outdated computer equipment, performing upgrades or troubleshooting electronic systems, technician James Baker, 38, has the skills for fixing...

New teacher makes big impression

HARLINGEN — She’s a natural. Tammy Escalante has only taught for four years, but the Harlingen School of Health Professions has already named her Teacher...