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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 [...]
Students started their week with a bang as Dr. Kate Biberdorf, a lecturer at The University of Texas, set fire to chemicals and triggered explosions during visits to Harlingen High[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama, and Debate team competed at the Victoria East High School TFA state-qualifying tournament this past weekend in Victoria. The team ear[...]
Harlingen CISD Robotics teams surpassed the competition at the FIRST Tech Challenge League Championship held Saturday, February 4, at PSJA Southwest High School. More than 40 teams[...]
School can be intimidating for students who don’t speak the English language. Coakley Middle School is helping English language learners overcome the language barrier by perfecting[...]
By: Amaris Hernandez Sounds of cowbells and school chants flooded the Harlingen High School South gymnasium as schools from across the Rio Grande Valley flocked to watch robots do [...]
Grant Burbach, a junior at Harlingen High School, attributes his innate gift for talking, a skill that often got him in trouble when he was younger, to his current success in debat[...]
Georgia Newell made history earlier this month after being crowned as the first ever Miss Harlingen High School. The event sought to single out a strong, confident woman to represe[...]
The Harlingen South Speech, Drama, and Debate team competed at the Harlingen High School Texas Forensic Association state qualifying tournament on January 21 along with 16 other sc[...]
As Harlingen School of Health Professions approaches the year in which it will graduate its legacy class, the trailblazing campus is in the planning stages of creating new opportun[...]
Pre-kinder, kinder, and first-grade students along with their families came together at Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’sPerforming Arts Center for a jungl[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech Drama and Debate Team walked away with numerous awards after competing at the Richard King High School TFA state qualifying tournament on Jan[...]
Robotics teams across the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District have received nearly $10,000 this school year to help boost their robotics programs at their respective[...]
The Harlingen South Speech Drama and Debate team competed at the Winston Churchill High School TFA state qualifying tournament this past weekend in San Antonio. Students contributi[...]
Alumni from the Class of 2016 reunited with district administrators and School Board members on January 5 for the annual Recent Graduate Luncheon. “Today’s luncheon was amazing. Ou[...]