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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[...]
Three Harlingen High School South student-athletes signed their letters of intent to pursue post-secondary academic and athletic careers on May 31 at the HHSS Library. Students, co[...]
Nearly 1,000 seniors took the next step in their academic lives during Decision Day events held atHarlingen High School and Harlingen High School South. School and district adminis[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech Drama and Debate team had an outstanding performance at the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions this past weekend in Kansas Ci[...]
Dishman Elementary and Early College High School were recently named 2016 Star Honor Roll Schools by the Educational Results Partnership and Institute for Educational Productivity.[...]
Harlingen High School South Latin Club team members will compete in the National Junior Classical League Competition this summer in Troy, Alabama, on July 24-29. The South Hawk’s L[...]
Zavala Principal Tanya Garza and Instructional Coach Erika Galvan were recently named to the Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2017. The Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) pro[...]
Harlingen High School South FFA Career Development Event teams competed in the South Texas Invitational in Jourdanton on April 4. Career Development Events build on what is learned[...]
Harlingen High School South’s One-Act Play cast and crew advanced to the Regional contest after taking 1st place at Area 2 on Saturday, April 1. The OAP team is one of 24 rem[...]
Michael Casas, a fifth-grade student at Sam Houston Elementary, is always a few steps ahead of his opponent when it comes to the game of chess, so much so that even his coach has n[...]
The Harlingen High School South UIL team won the 32-6A UIL Academic District Championship on Saturday, March 25.  Students competed in 25 academic events accumulating the most poin[...]
With more than 1,500 participants, HCISD Chess teams, ranging from kinder to high school, participated in the State Chess Tournament on March 10-12 in Edinburg. Michael Casas from [...]
Seventeen Harlingen High School South Latin Club students will compete in the 2017 Texas State Junior Classical League on March 31 and April 1 in San Antonio after completing rigor[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech Drama and Debate team completed their TFA season at the State Meet in Plano, Texas on March 9-11. The team was ranked number seven in the sta[...]
Students from all across HCISD participated in the fifth annual Elementary UIL District Meet held on Saturday, February 18 at Memorial Middle School. Stuart Place Elementary took t[...]
The cast and crew of Harlingen High School South’s UIL One Act Play contest entry advanced from zone competition and will compete at District on Tuesday, March 7th at 11:00 A[...]
College and Career readiness is about preparing students for post-secondary success. Vela MS is providing a college-like atmosphere throughout campus and empowering students with t[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama, and Debate team ended their state-qualifying tournament season with another first place sweepstakes win at the Tuloso-Midway Tourname[...]
Students from across HCISD’s middle schools put their skills to the test as they competed in the annual District Middle School Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at [...]