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HCISD rolled out the red carpet to celebrate the grand opening of its Media Arts and Communications Academy (MACA) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on, Tuesday, October 17. Made[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will host its 28th annual Parental Involvement Conference on Saturday, November 4. The conference will be held at Texas State[...]
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[...]
What’s next? That is the question students asked themselves as Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South hosted the Occupational Opportunities Expo on Sept. 26-27. As p[...]
Three-hundred students at Harlingen CISD now have new technology and Internet access at their fingertips. As part of the Sprint 1Million Project, 110 tablets and 190 smartphones we[...]
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Warren Tichenor, received a big welcome during his latest visit to his former campus Austin Elementary on Sept. 20. Tichenor, who atte[...]
Harlingen CISD’s Secondary Alternative Center has just purchased new exercise equipment thanks to a $500 Innovative Teaching Grant awarded by the Harlingen Area Educational Foundat[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District presents an evening of higher education on Thursday, September 28. Hosted by Harlingen High School, the event invites all HCISD h[...]
by Marifer Quevedo On August 25th, Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas coast with its unforgiving winds reaching 130 miles per hour, causing widespread destruction and catastrophic [...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District is making progress on upgrades throughout its campuses, all of which were made possible with the passing of the tax ratification [...]
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[...]
Make a healthy lifestyle a priority with the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District! The community is invited to attend the annual Health and Wellness Kick-off on Sept.[...]
DISH Cares, and on Thursday, August 31, they showed it by dropping off a truck full of school supplies at the doors of Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. As part o[...]
  Members of our Harlingen CISD family are wasting no time in doing what is right for those in need across our state. HCISD students, parents, staff and members of our #HCISDp[...]
Hello. This is a message from Harlingen CISD. Based on information provided by our local emergency management officials and the National Weather Service, all offices and schools in[...]
HCISD students entered their classrooms for another wonderful school year on August 21. The district’s Senior Team and staff photographers visited campuses across the distric[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District continues to make progress in student achievement. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) accountability ratings released Tuesday, Augu[...]
Attitude is everything, and Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District is all fired up for the 2017-2018 school year. Before welcoming over 18,000 students back to school o[...]
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 Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District by Government Finance Officers Association of[...]
As Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District leadership continues its search for a new principal at Lamar Elementary, Alma Atkinson has been named interim principal. Atkin[...]
Friday night lights continue to shine year-round as HCISD recently experienced several renovations and upgrades to Boggus Stadium. At the south end of the stadium, the new J. Lewis[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District earned top honors in five categories of the Reader’s Choice Awards receiving best of the best awards for Best Elementary School, [...]
Dr. Art Cavazos has been named 2017 Superintendent of the Year by Texas Parent Teacher Association, a statewide association of over 489,000 members. The nomination was submitted by[...]
Texas Education Agency Commissioner of Education Mike Morath held a press conference on June 22 at Gutierrez Middle School to discuss updates to the State of Texas Assessments of A[...]
Region One has named Dr. Art Cavazos the 2017 Regional Superintendent of the Year based on the impact he has made as the educational leader of Harlingen CISD. His leadership style&[...]
HCISD recognized 163 elementary students as All-Star Readers at the June Board Meeting. These students were presented with certificates of honor for reading more than one million w[...]
Community partners and administrators came together in a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 14, 2017, to celebrate the redesign of the Auto Body classroom at Harlingen High School. Ma[...]
At the June regular board meeting, Harlingen CISD recognized 29 students from Harlingen High School, Harlingen High School South, and Early College High School for their decision t[...]
HCISD will host a Tuition-Based Pre-K Program informational session for parents of four-year-old children who do not qualify for the Pre-K program under the state guidelines or thr[...]
The 2017-2018 school year will bring new opportunities for 300 incoming ninth-grade students at Harlingen CISD with the district’s selection in the Sprint 1Million Project. Q[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District is making progress on upgrades throughout its campuses, all of which were made possible with the passing of the tax ratification [...]
Classes may be out, but Harlingen CISD educators were hard at work on Tuesday, June 6, learning new skills that will take them into the next school year. The district hosted its fi[...]
Fifth-grade students presented inventions and innovations to a group of business professionals on May 24 as part of Little Innovators initiative in a Shark Tank themed event. Littl[...]
In conjunction with Valley Baptist Health System, HCISD middle school and high school athletes came together to collect healthy cereal for the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley In[...]
A group of 11 candidates recently put their endurance and agility skills to the test to become the first students to enter HCISD’s new Firefighters Academy. A total of 24 students [...]
Campus leaders at Travis Elementary have been selected to participate in the 2017 Raising Family Partnerships Fellowship, a Raise Your Hand Texas initiative. The family engagement [...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Chess teams are celebrating big after finding success at the SuperNationals VI Chess Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee. Bre[...]
HCISD seniors are wrapping up classes and getting ready to celebrate a milestone in their educational careers with commencement ceremonies for Harlingen High School, Harlingen High[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District received a $10,000 donation from Strike to help support the district’s welding program, which will be launching this fall as part[...]
The Harlingen High School South Information Literacy Center received an Upstart Innovative Programming Award at the 2017 Texas Library Association Convention on April 21. The schoo[...]
by Aida Meeks Coakley Middle School Chess Team is one of four teams from the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District traveling to Nashville, TN to compete in SuperNation[...]
  City leaders and community members gathered on Wednesday, May 10, at Pendleton Park to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony for one of three new all-inclusive playgrounds t[...]
The United Launch Alliance awarded the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District two grants to help fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs at the e[...]
Dr. Abraham P. Cano Freshman Academy’s Raven Club was crowned the national champions in the Teens in the Driver Seat Driving the Message Contest sponsored by State Farm and AAA. On[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama, and Debate team took Sweepstakes at the Gulf Coast NSDA National qualifier in Corpus Christi on April 28-29. Ten members advanced to [...]
KEYS Academy math teacher, Juan Antonio Fraga was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2017 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. His passion for teaching and creativity in the class[...]
District administrators kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week on May 1, 2017, with celebratory visits to Dishman Elementary and KEYS Academy where two of Harlingen CISD’s top educat[...]
  From May 1 through May 5, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate educators across its 29 campuses during Teacher Appreciation Week. Throughout the [...]
Milam Elementary principal, Dr. Rosie Cobarrubias, was recently recognized as Region 1 TEPSAN of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). &#[...]