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Helping Haiti

By MEGAN AUNE and CATHERINE DUNCAN, HCISD In seventh grade, Andrew Smith came home one day having firmly decided that he was going to be...

Kids going global: Local students on path to world view

HARLINGEN — “You like frijoles?” Elvia Gonzalez took her young Spanish students through yet another cultural experience as part of the International Baccalaureate program at...

Lady Cardinals secures backto- back district championship

By HCISD STAFF The Harlingen High School Lady Cardinals basketball team secured a back-to-back district championship this season. In their final district game of the 2019-20 basketball...

Bookworms compete in Battle of the Books

By HCISD Staff On Tuesday, Jan. 21, bookworms fought to stake their claim as the comprehension champion in the 3rd annual Battle of the Books. The...

Kids get up-close view of Border Patrol life

HARLINGEN — “Can I get on? Can I get on?” The children at Travis Elementary School leaned close toward the all-terrain vehicle where U.S. Border...

Wellness for the win; Community unites to kickoff health campaign

HARLINGEN — Hula hoop tic-tac-toe had Olivia Aranda, 6, running back and forth until she decided to watch the annual school mascot dance-off. And these...

HCISD unveils new testing center

  Harlingen CISD unveiled its new testing center in December as part of its commitment to provide students with the opportunities and resources necessary to...

Year in Review: Changes, accomplishments mark schools in 2019

HARLINGEN — Big changes and grand successes were the hallmark of local school districts, looking back at education through our area in 2019. Local school...

Service and Leadership: Remembering long-time educator Verna Young

  HARLINGEN — She was a woman of quiet dignity with a core of goodness as strong as steel. That’s how Harlingen school board member Gerry...

HCISD partners with Sprint to give hundreds of smart phones

HARLINGEN —Students who do not have Internet access at home now will not have to worry about that. The Harlingen school district has been awarded...