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Tony Southern’s office has four wheels, and his business hours are a little out of the ordinary. Southern, a guard for the loss prevention night patrol at HCISD, patrols Harlingen [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District was selected by Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams to participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Cons[...]
The incoming freshmen of 2013 are closer to knowing what colors they will be wearing for spirit days and the mascot they will be rooting for. The Ninth Grade Campus Identity Commit[...]
The Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama and Debate team took home the overall top spot at the Texas Forensic Association Qualifying Tournament in Sugar Land, Texas, earlier t[...]
The sounds of applause rang through the air as a young man signed papers that would once again make him a high school student in the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School Distr[...]
Sally Gaytan feels better about letting her son lace up his cleats and play football for the Vela Middle School Panthers on Saturday mornings, she said. Starting this school year, [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District continued to set the standard for empowering its administration and professional staff with knowledge during the Harlingen Le[...]
Bajo la ley Que Ningún Nino Se Quede Atrás (NCLB) de 2001, la agencia local de la educación (local education agency, LEA) o distrito escolar que recibe fondos del Título I, parte A[...]
September 14, 2012   To the parents of students attending Harlingen CISD:   Under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001, a Title I, Part A-funded local education ag[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved two proposals that will assist in the district’s transformation during its regular meeting o[...]
Judy Baker wakes up every day with food on her mind. But it is not because she is hungry. “I’ve always had an immense interest in cooking and nutrition,” said Baker, the Harl[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a tax rate of $1.218 for the 2012 – 2013 school year during its regular meeting Tuesday nigh[...]
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[...]
As part of its efforts to provide high quality support to schools, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District is excited to continue a professional development initiati[...]
Grandparents and students came together at Dishman Elementary School to celebrate all generations at the Grandparents Social. Breakfast was provided to everyone that attended, and [...]
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[...]