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  “I want to go to Schreiner University,” said Samantha Zapata, eighth grade student at Vela Middle School. “ I want to be a lawyer. They have a great law program.” Zapata, li[...]
The Harlingen High School South Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter soared above the competition at the State competition held in Dallas, Texas on March 8. Future Bus[...]
For Jimi Abbott, fourth grade student at Stuart Place Elementary, learning Texas history is not just about reading a textbook but an overall interactive experience. Every year, fou[...]
If you ask a student on one of the chess teams at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District what their favorite phrase is, their response will most likely be, “check m[...]
  Four Harlingen High School Swimming and Diving Team members are blazing past the competition in the water and in their classrooms. Francisca Aparo, Seton Ulhorn and Celeste [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District was invited by the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) to take part in the TASA Course/Content Development Proj[...]
  The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama and Debate team has yet another award to add to their growing list of achievements. The team won the Sweepstakes award for thei[...]
Harlingen High School senior Anthony Scallan is not only a great player on the basketball court but in the classroom as well. Scallan was awarded a position on the 2012-2013 Academ[...]
  The Memorial Middle School seventh and eighth grade Jazz band had an outstanding performance at the University of Houston jazz competition on Feb. 23. The MMS Jazz I and II [...]
For most people, they first get to experience the college atmosphere at 17 or 18 years old, but for Wilson Elementary Students that experience has already started. Wilson students [...]
The Harlingen High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club had a productive performance  at the Regional competition held at Weslaco East High School on Jan. 12. Member[...]
The Vernon Middle School MathCounts students showed off their problem solving skills at the Region 1 MathCounts competition on Feb. 8. Students competed against 15 other teams in t[...]
Student involved in the Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) program at Gutierrez Middle School are exploring the world of science with a true expert in the field. Mr. Lupton, a [...]
High school students at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District are getting ready to take their first steps towards a national career and technology competition this[...]
  The chess teams at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District continued to make their mark this competition season by earning top prizes at the Los Fresnos High [...]
The Harlingen High School South’s Speech Drama and Debate teams had an outstanding performance at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) 32-5A CX Debate District Meet on[...]
Middle school students from the Harlingen Consolidated School District took to the Memorial Middle School stage to show off their spelling skills on Feb. 5. Students competed at th[...]
Students at Harlingen High School South are achieving academic success and preparing for college. Eighty students in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) class parti[...]
  The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama and Debate Team soared above the competition at the 2013 Columbia High School Invitational on Jan. 25 – Jan. 27. Angel Yanez, H[...]
Students from Coakley Middle School continued its tradition for excellence by earning its 37th consecutive district championship. At their most recent meet, Coakley blew away the c[...]
The Harlingen High School Masterminds team is preparing to test their knowledge at the next round of the televised competition. The team will be facing Saint Joseph’s Academy[...]
The high school engineering teams at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District are getting help from the United Launch Alliance (ULA) to continue their successful comp[...]
  Harlingen High School seniors Omar Hunter and Erik Jorn have had a great season, not only on the football field but also in the classroom. Hunter and Jorn were awarded posit[...]
Austin Wright and Quentin Hale, juniors at Harlingen High School,  have always been interested in rocketry, and now that interest has them working with the nations leaders in space[...]
    Chess students at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District can now say they’ve played with the undefeated champion of the North American Open. Timur Gar[...]
The Sam Houston chess team put their skills to the test at the Hanna High School Scholastic Chess Tournament on Jan. 12. The team was awarded first place in the Kindergarten divisi[...]
  Jude Ikponmwonba, junior at Early College High School, is looking forward to visiting the world of politics in a big way this month. Ikponmwonba was selected to attend the 8[...]
  The students in Adriana Diaz’s sixth grade pre-ap math class at Vernon Middle School spent their afternoons solving problems. They weren’t solving riddles or puzzles, but wo[...]
  The students of Lee Means Elementary School gathered for a special holiday themed POP STAR Reading session on Dec. 12. Students from all grade levels celebrated in the libra[...]
The Harlingen High School South decathlon team had an outstanding performance at the San Antonio Holmes Competition on Dec. 8. Matthew Waters received first place in essay and four[...]
  Teachers at Harlingen High School know how to come together for the benefit of their students. Romel Palomares, special education teacher at HHS, and Ricardo Cattaneo, math [...]
  The teachers of Cadre 1 rang in the start of the holiday season with a day of enrichment on Dec. 7. Twenty teachers from  Digital Classrooms across the district participated[...]
The Harlingen High School Masterminds team had an outstanding performance during the first round of the televised competition. HHS soared past PSJA to win with a score of 220 – 210[...]
    The students at Early College High School took a night to give the community a look into their classrooms on Dec. 4. ECHS hosted their first Project Based Learning (P[...]
  The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama and Debate Team took home the prestigious awards at not one but two tournaments on Dec. 1. At the UT Longhorn Classic, the Vars[...]
When you ask a student at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District what they are doing on their computer, smart phone or tablet, there is a good chance the answer wil[...]
Student council members from Lamar Elementary School gathered to officially take their leadership positions on Nov. 16. The campus hosted their Student Council induction ceremony, [...]
    The Harlingen High School Cardinals and Harlingen High School South Hawks will continue their successful season at their first playoff game on Nov. 16. The Cardinals [...]
    The Harlingen High School South Robotics Team traveled Dallas to compete in the Texas Boosting Engineering, Science & Technology (BEST) Regional Robotics Competit[...]
Harlingen High School students arrived at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) with their hard hats on and a mind open to new careers on Nov. 14. Students in the trade building and[...]
The HCISD chess teams left an impression at their most recent tournament hosted by Ed Downs Elementary on Nov. 10. The  Sam Houston Elementary team competed in the high school divi[...]
The media tech students at Harlingen High School used their talents for story telling to help future media tech classes succeed. The class was awarded the top prize in the Channel [...]
The Harlingen High School South Robotics Team will put their engineering skills to the test at the Region Boosting Engineering, Science & Technology (BEST) Robotics Competition[...]
  Treasure Hills Elementary School and the Harlingen Police Department partnered in trumpeting the Anti-Drug message on Oct. 30. Students listened as two HPD officers warned the st[...]
  The Harlingen High School Information Literacy Center hosted a mock election, which allowed students from various classes to take part in the voting process on Nov. 2. Libra[...]
Red and blue covered the halls at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, as students were able to get in on the voting action during Election Week. Campuses across[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Student Advisory Board (SAB) met for student advancement on Oct. 30. The SAB, comprised of 15 students from across HCISD, rep[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama and Debate team had a strong performance at the The Tournament of Champions (TOC) qualifier at the ST. Marks Heart of Texas Invitation[...]
The chess teams at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District had a successful showing at the chess tournament hosted by Palmer Laakso Elementary School in Los Fresnos [...]
The students and staff members of Sam Houston Elementary joined forces in the battle against drugs, Oct. 22 – 26. Each day of the week was represented by a different theme in[...]