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  Dishman Elementary Principal Irma Davis has been selected as one of the finalist for H-E-B’s Excellence in Education Award. Only five principals were chosen from across the [...]
  Seeking to support and grow our future STEM workforce, United Launch Alliance donated $1,000 to each of the engineering clubs at Harlingen High School, Harlingen HIgh School[...]
  Lamar Elementary Assistant Principal Michelle Ayala has been selected as the Region One Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year. Ayala’s talent stood out amount dozens of[...]
  Isabelle Jackson, a 8th grader at Vela Middle School, is taking HCISD to regionals after winning first place in the district spelling bee. She will now compete at the 31st A[...]
  Thirty-three Harlingen High School South band students have qualified for the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest. This is the most number of students in our district that[...]
A lesson at Harlingen High School turns into a good deed as Andres Gonzales, a teacher at HHS, and his animal science class took on a culinary project. The task at hand, to bake de[...]
Students across Harlingen CISD put their skills to the test during the Second Annual Battle of the Books competition which was held Thursday, Jan. 24, at Harlingen High School Sout[...]
Linda Salinas, a history teacher at Harlingen High School, joined an elite group of educators last July when she was selected for the Humanities Texas Award, only 16 teachers in th[...]
Coakley Middle School students, Francisco De Jesus, Liaida De Jesus, Kia Juarez, Vannya Alatorre, and Jesica Juarez, were selected as winners of the Rio Grande Valley Texas Associa[...]
The United States Department of the Army awarded HCISD Superintendent Dr. Art Cavazos a Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service on Jan. 16, for his support of th[...]
During the month of January, Harlingen CISD honors its Board of Trustees for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. As elected [...]
High-school Speech and Debate teams started 2019 with a bang. Harlingen High School South and Harlingen High School competed at Sharyland High School on Friday, Jan. 4, bringing ho[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be holding pre-registration sessions for secondary students (Grades 6-12) for the 2019 -2020 school year. Pre-registration d[...]
Save the date! Harlingen CISD invites the community to Family Fun Night on Jan. 17 at the Performing Arts Center. The theme for the evening will be “Hop on the Literacy Express.” T[...]
It’s the season of giving, and the Harlingen Police Department along with numerous sponsors gave back in a big way the morning of Dec. 19, at the fourth annual Shop With a Cop even[...]
Harlingen CISD has signed a letter of intent with The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to create a high school to medical school program at the Harlingen School of Health Prof[...]
It may be an overwhelming thought, but every piece of plastic a person has come in contact with in his or her lifetime likely still exists today in some shape or form. The Eco Squa[...]
They are the innovators, movers, and shakers of the future. Harlingen CISD commemorated the start of hundreds of careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine wit[...]
Yes! Our Kids Can, a program that was first piloted at Austin Elementary last school year, is being implemented at Harlingen CISD elementary schools for students in pre-kindergarte[...]
Harlingen CISD honors the men and women who have served in the armed forces during Veterans Day on Nov. 9 and 12. Campuses across the district will host events to thank veterans an[...]
Students enthusiastically waved flags from different countries around the world as they celebrated their International Baccalaureate (IB) World School candidacy at Austin and Sam H[...]
Zavala Elementary has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2018-2021. “We are thrilled to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School,” said principal Tanya Garz[...]
Since partnering with Harlingen CISD in August, Texas Department of Public Safety State Troopers in the area have each adopted three schools that have been added to their regular p[...]
There’s a new sound emanating from the Media Arts and Communications Academy, and it can be heard anywhere in the world. KHGN Radio officially launched on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Funded [...]
On Oct. 9, Harlingen CISD’s Board of Trustees recognized 25 schools for receiving one or more distinctions in the Texas Education Agency (TEA) 2018 accountability ratings. Ov[...]
A man exits his vehicle, clutches his chest and falls to the ground. A passerby sees him lying unconscious in the parking lot and calls 911. An ambulance is dispatched to the scene[...]
There is a real buzz about Early College High School’s Spelling Bee Team. On Sept. 27, they took first place at the 25th Great Killer Bee hosted by the Harlingen Literacy Center of[...]
The color blue inundated the halls of Dishman Elementary as the entire school eagerly awaited the news they’d been longing to hear for eight long months – that they hav[...]
It was an unboxing event unlike any other. More than 200 Early College High School students were bussed to the Harlingen CISD administrative offices to receive free tablets on Thur[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District presents an evening of higher education on Thursday, September 27. Hosted by Harlingen High School South, the event invites all H[...]
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Harlingen CISD by Government of Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canad[...]
An idea that sparked a movement at HCISD’s two comprehensive high schools last year has taken root and is spreading to middle schools in a significant push toward kindness. The Cha[...]
The expansion of Career and Technical Education (CTE) opportunities continue at Harlingen CISD as the 2018-2019 school year brings new career pathways to the district’s existing ac[...]
Harlingen CISD unveiled a new partnership with Discovery Education on Tuesday, Aug. 28. A team comprised of campus administrators and community members were invited to the district[...]
HCISD’s Public Relations and Community Engagement Department was recognized during a regular board meeting for their outstanding efforts in communication. The department received a[...]
HCISD students entered their classrooms for another wonderful school year on August 13. The district’s Senior Team and staff photographers visited campuses across the district to c[...]
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) accountability ratings released Wednesday, August 15, show that HCISD earned Recognized Academic Performance, and for the first time since the ince[...]
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District is the latest local government entity to achieve specific transparency goals through the [...]
Harlingen CISD has been awarded a $1.5 million 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Cycle 10, Year 1 grant by the Texas Education Agency. This federally-funded program (also ca[...]
Adriana Arellano was recently appointed as principal at Rodriguez Elementary and Jaymie Galan was appointed as interim principal for Bowie Elementary. Arellano will serve as princi[...]
Mike Reyes, principal at Gutierrez Middle School, was named the TASSP (Texas Association of Secondary School Principals) Region I Middle School Principal of the Year in June at the[...]
The Harlingen Area Educational Foundation will be hosting a Partners in Education Luncheon “Building Bridges between Private Industry and HCISD” on Aug. 23, 2018, benefit Harlingen[...]
Linda Salinas, a history teacher at Harlingen High School, was recently selected as a recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award. This prestigious award is [...]
School may be out for summer, but that hasn’t stopped students’ sense of discovery as they continue to enhance their skills through the various summer camps offered at [...]
With STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations increasingly taking center stage in the job market of tomorrow, Harlingen CISD is ensuring its students ha[...]
Harlingen CISD’s Board of Trustees recognized 51 graduates from Harlingen High School, Harlingen High School South, Early College High School, and Harlingen School of Health Profes[...]
by: Adriana Dominguez Soon, select students at Harlingen CISD may have the opportunity to gain a fresh outlook through a unique education guided by themes of global impact. The dis[...]
Six Harlingen CISD schools were named to the 2017-2018 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for their high achievement and student success. Receiving the honors were Bowie El[...]
Elementary teams from across Harlingen CISD came together for the second annual Little Innovators competition. Fifth-grade inventors pitched their ideas to local business professio[...]
Students from the first graduating class at Harlingen School of Health Professions share their thoughts about their time at Harlingen CISD’s unique medical campus during the [...]