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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[...]
Beginning October 23, HCISD starts its Red Ribbon Week (RRW) celebration, which is dedicated to promoting a drug-free lifestyle to students, their families, and the community. The [...]
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[...]