Early College High School and Dr. Cano Freshman Academy were named to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best High Schools in the country. “We are super proud of E[...]
Harlingen CISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Alma Atkinson as principal for Lamar Elementary and Arely Tamez as principal for Vernon Middle School during a special board[...]
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[...]
Unit TX-041 at Harlingen High School South has been selected as one of 276 units to receive the 2017-2018 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award. This award recognizes Air Force [...]
On May 14, Dr. Belinda Reininger was officially sworn in as a member of the Harlingen CISD Board of Trustees during a special meeting. Surrounded by family, friends, school distric[...]
Written by Gerry Fleuriet George McShan’s decision in 1988 to run for the HCISD Board of Trustees has impacted public education locally and throughout the state and nation for thre[...]
From May 7-11, Harlingen CISD, like many districts across the nation, is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week. On Monday, May 7, district administrators kicked off the week with c[...]
The Harlingen High School South Student Council was recently recognized as a 2018 National Gold Council of Excellence. The National Council of Excellence is national award program [...]
Future Farmers of America students were recognized by the Board of Trustees for showcasing their talents and rounding up awards at the 2018 Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show. Partic[...]
For the third time in a row, Harlingen CISD has taken top honors in the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge presented by H-E-B. With 1.5 million points the district took first plac[...]
Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South put on outstanding performances at the One-Act Play Bi-District Contest on March 20. Harlingen South took 1st place and will b[...]
Travis Elementary has advanced to the FIRST World Championship after an impressive performance at the FLL Region Championship held at Gutierrez Middle School. The team will be the [...]
Two Harlingen CISD principals have been chosen as Texas finalists in the National Distinguished Principals (NDP) program. Irma Davis from Dishman Elementary and Dr. Rosalinda Cobar[...]
Four Harlingen CISD chess teams have advanced to the national championships after impressive performances at the State Chess Tournament held at Edinburg North High School March 2-4[...]
Ten HCISD Robotics teams are advancing to the First Robotics FLL Regional Championship which will be held at Gutierrez Middle School on Saturday, March 10. This comes on the heels [...]
Treasure Hills Elementary students in partnership with Belinda Zapata, a local Farmers Insurance agent, raised $630 to benefit CASA of Cameron and Willacy Counties. CASA (Court App[...]
Students from Harlingen High School, Harlingen High School South, and Early College High School earned top prizes at the SkillsUSA District Conference held Feb. 23-24. Twenty-four [...]
Monica Benavides, a realtor and business owner, had the chance to relive her days in the classroom during a visit to Zavala Elementary on March 1 as part of Ambassadors of Learning[...]
The Harlingen High School South Junior Classical League hosted the 2nd Annual Ludi Olympika and Classical World Contest, Saturday, Feb. 17. Over 250 students representing 11 HCISD [...]
The Board of Trustees, district administrators, Harlingen officials, and community members came together to celebrate public education as Harlingen CISD kicked off its weeklong cel[...]
Coming together to celebrate public education, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District kicks off its weeklong dedication to Texas schools on Feb. 26. The excitement [...]
In 1942, Harlingen Public Schools student Roberto Ignacio Campos decided to give up the safety, security, and comforts of home and enlist in the U.S. Navy to serve his country in W[...]
Come explore choices and opportunities available through Harlingen CISD! Join us February 26 through March 1 for our biggest Experience HCISD event of the year!  We invite you to v[...]
Middle-school students competed at the first National Speech and Debate Association National Qualifier this past weekend at Vela Middle School. Eighty-five students competed in twe[...]
Harlingen CISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Michele Todd as principal for Wilson Elementary during a regular board meeting on Feb. 13. Todd was previously assistant pri[...]
During their regular meeting, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees adopted the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year on Feb. 13. The academic s[...]
Lamar Elementary is no stranger to finding ways to help the environment through its recycling efforts on campus. So when student council members and the Eagle Recycling Club heard [...]
Harlingen CISD hosted the 2018 TCA Region VIII Chess Championships on Feb. 3-4 at Harlingen High School South. With about 1,700 competitors, this is believed to be the largest ches[...]
by: Marifer Quevedo Resilience is the common denominator among educators and leaders reflecting upon Harlingen High School grad Savannah Butters. The current Texas A&M Universi[...]
Dishman Elementary is among 25 Texas public schools to be nominated for the national 2018 Blue Ribbon Schools recognition. “We are super excited regarding Dishman’s 201[...]
H-E-B recently released the names of the finalists for large and small school districts, early childhood education facilities, and public school boards for its 2018 Excellence in E[...]
Grant Burbach and Ty Kuykendall from Harlingen High School and Christian Villarreal and Ramiro Gonzalez Jr. from Harlingen High School South secured the top two spots at the 32-6A [...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Board of Trustees continues to make an impression at the state level as a shining model for excellence in leadership. Thi[...]
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 [...]
This week marks the launch of 2018 IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge! Join us in helping make living healthy easier for all Texans by supporting your community in the Commu[...]
Save the date! Harlingen CISD invites the community to Family Fun Night on Jan. 18 at the Performing Arts Center. The theme for the evening will be “Follow the Yellow Brick R[...]
It is after the end of the school day, yet the sounds of enthusiastic students still echo throughout the halls. About 40 students crowd into a computer lab. This is the third of ma[...]
Harlingen Police Department and the Harlingen community came together on Dec. 20 for the biggest Shop with a Cop event to date. For the third year in a row, select fifth-graders fr[...]
During the last full week before the holiday break, members of various student organizations at Harlingen High School South were out delivering presents to local children. Students[...]
Students across Harlingen CISD are learning the true meaning of the holidays by participating in activities that encourage giving to others. Lamar Student Council hosted their annu[...]
Harlingen High School’s Cara Cash was recognized by the HCISD Board of Trustees at the December regular meeting for her success at the FFA Public Speaking Contest at the Stat[...]
On Dec. 7, Harlingen CISD held its Special Olympics Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) Challenge Day at the Harlingen Boys & Girls Club. MATP is for athletes who cannot c[...]
Five-year-old Ryan Ortiz had a strong desire to give to children in need this holiday season, but he knew that somehow, he would have to find a way to collect the money to do so. W[...]
Nolan E. Perez, M.D., has been selected to join the Philosophical Society of Texas, an exclusive non-profit organization established in 1837 to develop and promote literary, scient[...]
The Treasure Hills Elementary TV Club is letting their creativity take flight. They were recently awarded Harlingen Area Educational Foundation’s Innovative Teaching Grant towards [...]
Saban Ybanez, a third-grade student at Stuart Place Elementary, had the chance to meet former First Lady Laura Bush at an invitation-only luncheon hosted at Quinta Mazatlán World B[...]
A new initiative aims to nurture a culture of character at Harlingen High School. “It’s about making kindness normal. It’s about creating a better school environment for all studen[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District honors the men and women who have served in the armed forces during Veterans Day on November 11. Celebrations will take place[...]
Harlingen Sunburst Rotary Club is giving away 72 bicycles as part of their Wheels of Learning initiative. Milam, Jefferson, Wilson and Dishman Elementary were chosen to participate[...]
Cerelia Diaz, a first-year teacher at Treasure Hills Elementary, is the recipient of the 2017 National Student Teacher of the Year Award presented by Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and the A[...]