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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[...]
The Harlingen High School South Robotics Team had a memorable performance at the RGV Boosting Engineering, Science & Technology (BEST) Robotics Competition on Oct. 27. The team[...]
Harlingen High School South robot SOLVMM received the most votes in the Robot Week poll. Harlingen High School robot Gravitron and Early College High School robot Neil 2.0 were awa[...]
Sixth grade students at Gutierrez Middle School are getting in on the Robot Week action by taking a crash course in computer programming on Oct. 24. Twenty-six students participate[...]
Neil 2.0 is the creation of the more than 30 students participating in the robotics team from Early College High School. Named after astronaut Neil Armstrong and their team number,[...]
SOLVMM is the robot created by the seven members on the robotics team at Harlingen High School South. SOLVMM stands for South’s Original Latching Vertical Motion Machine, and has m[...]
Gravitron is the product of the 7 members of the Harlingen High School robotics team. Named after the task of simulating gravity on a space elevator, Gravitron’s design was inspire[...]
The students at Bonham Elementary School patiently held their hands in the air as they waited for their questions to be answered by the Early College High School robotics team on O[...]
The sounds of gears in motion and remote controlled generators filled the air as high school robotics teams from the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District and across t[...]
Students from the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District outsmarted competition at the district’s first chess tournament on Oct. 13. A total of nine teams from HCISD pl[...]
Sam Houston Elementary will make Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District history by hosting the district’s first chess tournament on Oct. 13. The Oktoberfest Chess Tourn[...]
  Middle school student Grant Burbach reads up to 13 books a week. Because of a new program in the school district, he many never have to worry about library dues or how to tr[...]
  Dr. Rodriguez Elementary recognized Journey Torrez the 5th grade student of the month. Minerva Simpson of Fairway Mortgage awarded her with a 25 person Peter Piper Pizza Par[...]
  Parents and children sat together to listen to the sounds of story telling ring through the library at Lamar Elementary School. Lamar hosted its monthly Family Literacy Nigh[...]
Two Harlingen High School teams placed in the top ten at the first SeaPerch Competition hosted by Hispanic Engineering, Science & Technology Week (HESTEC) on Sept. 28. HHS pre-[...]
For the students in the advanced and practicum media tech classes, tests involve prepping the cameras for football games, and homework encompasses capturing different stories acros[...]
My class created this American Flag using our hand prints on 9/11 after doing a lesson on the vocabulary of the Pledge of Allegiance. We broke down each word and talked about the m[...]
While most kids are watching television and playing video games, Kevin Vasquez is writing award-winning essays. Vasquez, a fifth grade student at Wilson Elementary School, was hono[...]
Sitting in the cafeteria at Vernon Middle School, a group of about 100 students sat at the lunch tables with notebooks and worksheets, awaiting the beginning of a free program that[...]
Ben Milam has sent a team to the National Scholastic Chess Championship for four consecutive years, placed fifth as a team this past year and developed students equipped with probl[...]
The hallways of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Central Administration building have been buzzing all week as 90 effective educators from across the district[...]