Tag: hcisd

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...

New speech, drama, debate coach a hit

HARLINGEN — He’s already enjoying a banner year, and he’s just getting started. Zachary Fryman had never coached a speech, drama and debate team when...

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...

Lifting spirits: Teacher sings parody to live COVID-19 blues

HARLINGEN — “You say quarantine is draining and you can’t go onnnnnnnn!” A grieving “King George,” a.k.a Alfonso Gonzalez, pouts, puts his hand up and...

Students get connected by whatever means necessary

HARLINGEN — Eva Arozena had just spent the first half of her day logging in to class from the safety of familiar surroundings. The fifth...

School board approves tax cut; Reduction comes as property values increase

HARLINGEN — In the time of COVID-19, every penny counts — and the Harlingen School Board of Trustees knows it. At its monthly meeting this...

Home school: Teachers, students start school year in virtual time

HARLINGEN – Zaida Rodriguez moved quickly about her classroom, speaking excitedly about her third graders returning today, albeit remotely from their homes. “We are getting...