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Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Steve Flores commenced his weekly campus visits for the school year. Administrators, staff and students welcom[...]
Veronica Kortan, with her pink notebook in hand, conquers motherhood and professional organization without breaking a sweat. “I have about eight or nine completely filled pink note[...]
By the time most students are getting up for the school day, the women’s cross-country teams at Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South are already running their thir[...]
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[...]
Saxophonist Keith DiSantis has performed in restaurants, concert halls, airplanes, and he will add the Al Sears Jazz Festival to that list later this month. Di Santis, the band dir[...]
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[...]
Treasure Hills Elementary Principal Ginger Armstrong was one of 23 Texas school administrators to receive a grant from Raise Your Hand Texas to attend the Improving Schools: The Ar[...]
No one knows Harlingen’s streets better than Ismael Cardenas. Cardenas, or more commonly known as “Smiley,” is a dispatcher for the Harlingen Consolidated Independent S[...]
The classrooms were filled with excited students as the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District opened its doors for the 2012- 2013 school year on Monday. “Our administr[...]
Members of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District community gathered at Pendelton Park to celebrate Texas Parents Day 2012 on Aug. 24. The event provided games and [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District celebrated the start of a new year with the help of 21st century technology. HCISD hosted its first digitally distributed kic[...]
Families attending Meet the Teacher Day at Treasure Hills Elementary were treated to bags with school and nutritional supplies from Robert and Bobby Muñiz of Muñiz Pharmacy. The ba[...]
Valley Morning Star readers will be treated to more stories about Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District students, staff and schools. HCISD is proud to announce its new[...]
ACE Coordinator Roxana Kozem received state honors when she was named Top Site Coordinator for cycle 6 earlier this month at the Ace Convention in Austin. Kozem, the coordinator fo[...]
When you walk in any Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District campus or facility, the work of Ken Lee is displayed. Lee, the maintenance director for HCISD, has been with[...]
Administrators and teachers from Travis Elementary School gathered today to begin their three-day seminar entitled “Leader in Me”. The “Leader in Me” initiative is a school-wide mo[...]
Registration for the new Memorial Middle School began with much excitement yesterday. Students and teachers will be starting the school year in a completely new campus facility tha[...]
Using style to help support educational programs, Dare 2 Be Different (D2BD) held its 4th annual “Stride with Pride” fashion benefit to raise a total of $14,000 for the Harlingen A[...]
All Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District teachers and staff will receive a pay increase after the Board of Trustees approved the item for the 2012-2013 school year bu[...]
After 23 years working at J.W. Long Elementary, Lori Romero was named as the executive director for school leadership for the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District dur[...]
School board members and administrators met on Tuesday June 26 as part of a Special Committee for Innovation and Technology, a new venture that aims to strategically review the dis[...]
Tuesday night the Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Loretta Lynn Sanchez as a Director of Human Resources and Doyle Jackson Todd, Jr. as an Assistant Principal at Harlingen [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees restructured its board during Monday night’s special meeting. The board appointed Dr. Cesar Maldonado to se[...]
The three members of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees scheduled for reelection this spring have all retained their places on the board. Duri[...]
As part of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s transformation, the Board of Trustees heard presentations Tuesday night on the district’s plan for opening a Two[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Michele Todd as the new principal of Stuart Place Elementary, and adopted the calend[...]
Outstanding student creativity was on display during Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees. As part of T[...]
The Department for Advanced Academic Services presented the 2011 high school scholars from Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South during Tuesday’s regular meeting of[...]
The regular meeting of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees was filled with awards and recognitions across the campuses. The Music Department to[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a balanced budget of $168.15 million for the 2011-2012 school year during a special meeting Thursd[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees made two significant decisions that will shape the district for years to come. First, the board approved a [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Imelda Munivez to be the next principal at Harlingen High School during a special me[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Kristi David for the principal opening at Wilson Elementary, as well as the hiring o[...]
Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Chancellor Mike Resser announced that effective immediately  Dr. Cesar Maldonado, President of TSTC Harlingen and Vice President of the Harling[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees met in special session Wednesday afternoon to host its second budget workshop for the 2011-2012 school year[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees approved the hiring of principals at Bonham, Dishman, Treasure Hills and Secondary Alternative Center durin[...]
The Texas Association for School Boards presented Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District a $3,000 grant for its risk management program during Tuesday evening’s r[...]
One week before its first graduating class will walk down the stage, Early College High School found out who will replace its first director. The Board of Trustees approved the hir[...]
Three members of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees were sworn into office to serve another term Tuesday afternoon during a special meeting. D[...]
Although the approval of the Voluntary Exit Incentive Program made headlines after Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Board of Trustees, it was not the only item on the B[...]
The Board of Trustees approved a Voluntary Exit Incentive Program that is expected to save the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District $4.2 million during the 2011-2012 [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be notifying contractual employees on Monday, April 11, that they will be employed for the 2011-2012 school year. With s[...]
There was no shortage of culture or celebration during Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees featuring a[...]
The February regular meeting of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees featured performances and recognitions of the UIL District Champion Coakley[...]
Harlingen High School and Memorial Middle School will have new Assistant Principals stepping onto campus after the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trust[...]
Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was a star studded affair. The board recognized 26 campuses for their Texas Education Agency (TEA) Gold Performance A[...]
Droves of student scholars filled the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District board room during Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees regular meeting. The evening star[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of three positions at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. Christie L. Esparza will b[...]
The Harlingen Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a new tax rate of $1.219 per every $100 in property valuation during their regular meeting on September 14. The[...]
The Board of Trustees approved a $149.9 million budget for the 2010-2011 school year at a special meeting Monday night. The total budget increased by $2 million, about 1.4 percent,[...]