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Harlingen High School South senior Megan Adair received the FFA Lonestar State Degree – the highest degree of membership the state FFA Association can grant – at the 20[...]
Written by Caitlin Bruseth Harlingen High School South valedictorian Erika Hernandez was named the state champion in the UIL Barbara Jordan Essay Contest. Her paper, which profiled[...]
Harlingen South competed at the National Speech and Debate Qualifier in El Campo, Texas on April 26-28. There, they qualified nine students to compete in the national tournament wh[...]
Seven Harlingen High School South Latin Team members advanced to the National Junior Classical League competition after competing at the state contest last week. The national conte[...]
Fifteen Harlingen High School South Latin students have advanced by competing with schools in Area F, to this year’s TSJCL State Competition that will take place in Garland T[...]
Harlingen High School South’s One-Act Play “Sideman” advanced to the Region IV contest to be held April 17 in San Antonio, Texas. The cast and crew competed March[...]
Harlingen School of Health Professions students will be advancing to the HOSA Future Health Professionals State Conference as a result of a successful Area 7 competition in Februar[...]
Harlingen High School South and the Harlingen High School speech teams placed 1st and 2nd respectively overall at the UIL 32-6A Academic District Meet. Students that placed 1st-3rd[...]
  Seventeen Harlingen High School South students competed at the Texas FBLA State Leadership Conference held in Dallas, TX on March 8-10. The event hosted over 1,000 of Texas’[...]
The cast and crew from Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South have advanced from zone and district One Act Play competitions. Both schools will compete at the Bi-dis[...]
The Harlingen High School Business Professionals of America Club competed with participants from all across Texas at the State Leadership Conference held in Corpus Christi on March[...]
This past weekend Harlingen High School South competed at the Texas Forensic Association State Tournament, which is the second largest academic competition in the nation consisting[...]
Coakley Middle School’s Ethan “Timmy” Mowers is 9 years old, has skipped two grades, is taking ninth-grade Algebra I, and has just advanced to the MathCounts stat[...]
The Harlingen High School South Engineering Club was recently awarded a $5,000 grant for their ingenuity in the Nationwide Ford STEAM High School Community Challenge. The team took[...]
High-school speech and debate teams participated in the Harvard Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament held Feb. 16-20. Several students advanced in their respective areas. Harl[...]
Junior Cara Cash was crowned as the second-ever Miss Harlingen High School. The Miss HHS Scholarship Pageant was held at the HCISD Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Jan.13. The p[...]
Creating the expectation of success, that is the idea behind Yes! Our Kids Can, a new program coming soon to Austin Elementary. YOKC teaches students at a young age that no matter [...]
Early College High School’s Owlbots competed in the BELL Metro League Championship held in Mission on Jan. 27. The team accumulated several awards including 1st place Think A[...]
For the first time in a decade, the Harlingen High School South’s Academic Decathlon team is advancing to the Large School – Division I State Meet, to be held Feb. 22-2[...]
Dishman Elementary is among 25 Texas public schools to be nominated for the national 2018 Blue Ribbon Schools recognition. “We are super excited regarding Dishman’s 201[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama, and Debate Team competed at the Columbia University Invitational National Speech Tournament. Advancing to the final round of Duo Inte[...]
Harlingen CISD teams put their literary knowledge to the test during a Battle of the Books event hosted at Dr. Abraham P. Cano Freshman Academy on Jan. 18-19. Taking first place in[...]
It is after the end of the school day, yet the sounds of enthusiastic students still echo throughout the halls. About 40 students crowd into a computer lab. This is the third of ma[...]
Vela Middle School’s speech and debate team competed at the Sharyland High School TFA tournament held Jan. 6. With thirteen competitors in their ranks, the group went up agai[...]
Harlingen High School South Speech and Debate team competed at the McAllen High School Speech and Debate tournament held Dec. 16. The team brought home another Sweepstakes trophy a[...]
HCISD UIL speech students competed at the Audie Murphy Middle School UIL Tournament in Alamo this past Saturday against 24 schools from across the valley.  HCISD dominated the spee[...]
Harlingen High School South and Harlingen High School speech teams competed at the University of Texas Longhorn Classic Speech and Debate tournament in Austin, Texas held Dec. 1-2.[...]
More than 850 HCISD students qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program’s 4th–6th Grade Talent Search. Fourth, fifth, and sixth-graders qualify for the program by scoring[...]
Christopher Smith is the recipient of the National Speech & Debate Association’s Academic All American award. This distinguished award recognizes students who have completed at[...]
On November 3, Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South competed with schools representing ESC Region I. Three competitors from Harlingen qualified for the UIL State C[...]
After years of preparation and study, the legacy class of Harlingen School of Health Professions is heading out into the community to show the world what they’re made of through th[...]
Vladislava Milova, a fourth-grade student at Wilson Elementary, pronounces the word for “dog” in three different languages, “cобака [sa-BACH-ka], perro, dog.” With Russian and Engl[...]
Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South Speech/Drama/Debate teams were among 31 teams competing at a TFA tournament held at PSJA Southwest High School on Saturday, Oc[...]
Students in the App Creators class at Vernon Middle School take part in a lively discussion on how to make their code run smoothly before heading to the lab to resume work on an ap[...]
For the second consecutive year, Harlingen High School earned top honors at the U.S. Navy SeaPerch Challenge, held Friday, Oct. 6, at the Harlingen CISD Aquatic Center. The annual [...]
Two seniors from Harlingen High School South have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Erika Hernandez and Christian Ingram are among 34,00[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech/Drama/Debate Team had a fantastic performance at the Harlingen High School Tournament on Saturday, September 30. The team swept the competiti[...]
Jacob Fraga, a senior at Harlingen High School South, is one of 11 Latino honorees to be awarded the John S. Martínez Leadership Scholarship by the National Hispanic Caucus of Stat[...]
Harlingen High School South Speech Team did an outstanding job at their first tournament of the year with sweepstakes win. The contest was held at Tuloso Midway High School in Corp[...]
During their regular meeting held Sept. 12, Harlingen CISD’s Board of Trustees recognized three middle school students who proved they have the intellectual prowess to go head to h[...]
Across all subjects, all 17 elementary campuses at Harlingen CISD surpassed the state average in the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR). “HCISD’s elementary s[...]
Harlingen High School South principal Fernando Reyes attended an institute at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Principals’ Center this summer as part of the 2017 Raise Yo[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District continues to make progress in student achievement. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) accountability ratings released Tuesday, Augu[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley that will create a new opportunity [...]
The Harlingen High School South Latin Team recently returned from the National Junior Classical League Competition that took place at Troy University in Troy, Alabama from July 24-[...]
Taking advantage of an opportunity traditionally reserved for graduate level studies, incoming ninth-grader Camryn Hale completed a two-week long genetic research experience at the[...]