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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[...]
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[...]
District administrators kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week on May 1, 2017, with celebratory visits to Dishman Elementary and KEYS Academy where two of Harlingen CISD’s top educat[...]
Milam Elementary principal, Dr. Rosie Cobarrubias, was recently recognized as Region 1 TEPSAN of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). &#[...]
Travis Elementary assistant principal, Jesse Saldivar, was recently recognized as the 2017 Region One Assistant Principal of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervi[...]
Michael Casas, a fifth-grade student at Sam Houston Elementary, is always a few steps ahead of his opponent when it comes to the game of chess, so much so that even his coach has n[...]
With more than 1,500 participants, HCISD Chess teams, ranging from kinder to high school, participated in the State Chess Tournament on March 10-12 in Edinburg. Michael Casas from [...]
Students from all across HCISD participated in the fifth annual Elementary UIL District Meet held on Saturday, February 18 at Memorial Middle School. Stuart Place Elementary took t[...]
More than 1,400 students competed in the two-day 2017 TCA Region VIII Scholastic Chess Championship. The elementary, middle school, and high school chess teams from Harlingen CISD [...]
The first School Board Meeting of 2017 celebrated outstanding elementary, middle school, and high school student leaders throughout the district. Recognition awards were distribute[...]
On November 5, students from Harlingen and the surrounding areas gathered to compete in the Bonham Elementary Chess Tournament. The event hosted students from K-12 and gave them pr[...]
By: Marifer Quevedo Exactly one year after the Harlingen community voted in favor of a school board adopted tax rate, students continue to see the direct impact of the Tax Ratifica[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District earned 72 distinction designations in the 2016 accountability ratings announced September 14 by the Texas Education Agency. T[...]
Students learned to balance a ball on their tennis rackets this morning as a new wellness program swung into action for third-graders at Harlingen Consolidated Independent School D[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District invites the Bowie Elementary, Long Elementary, and KEYS Academy learning communities to meet their respective campus leaders [...]
With the first day of school right around the corner, DISH Network employees have made it their mission to make a difference in the lives of young learners. On August 9, as part of[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Bobbie Jo Hushen as Principal for Long Elementary during a special board meeting on [...]
Travis Elementary has received a $6,800 library grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. “I am elated that Travis Elementary has been awarded this grant that w[...]
Zavala Elementary principal, Tanya Garza, was recently recognized as Region 1 TEPSAN of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). Members fro[...]
Two teachers at Treasure Hills Elementary School and Dr. Abraham P. Cano Freshman Academy were taken by surprise as administrators and students celebrated one of the highest honors[...]
Fourth and fifth-grade students packed Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Administration Building as they visited the Technology Center on Thursday, April 14. Bon[...]
The Educational Results Partnership and the Institute for Educational Productivity have recognized Early College High School, Bowie Elementary School, and Long Elementary School on[...]
Jefferson Elementary was awarded a $25,000 grant through the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation for the Project Fit America program, a fitness initiative that brings indoor and outdo[...]
Students attending Zavala Elementary will now have technology at their fingertips thanks to the Apple ConnectED grant. On April 1, 2016, in a school-wide assembly, the school accom[...]
Student imaginations soared in dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts as they created artwork for the Parent Teacher Ass[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Student Advisory Board along with Travis Elementary Student Council members exemplified what it means to be ‪HCISD Proud as the[...]
The top six teams in the two divisions of the UIL District Meet held at Memorial Middle School on February 6 were recognized at the regular board meeting Tuesday evening. Over 500 [...]
The United Launch Alliance presented the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District with a check in the amount of $4,000 to help fund Science, Technology, Engineering and M[...]
Travis Elementary recently received a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant to fund a campus reading garden. The Literacy Vegetable Garden project will provide students an area[...]
Students at elementary campuses across the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District could soon be entering transformed learning spaces. On January 9, lead teachers from t[...]
  As part of its annual Teacher of the Year Banquet, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley recognized Dorraine Araiza, a teacher at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent [...]
The chants and cheers of over 100 elementary and middle school students from across the Rio Grande Valley rang through the halls of Zavala Elementary during the TEPSA’s (Texas Elem[...]
The Houston Elementary Girls’ Chess Team from earned top marks at the Texas Girl’s State Championship hosted at St. Alban’s Episcopal School in Harlingen on September 26. The[...]
Voya Financial, Inc., a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, presented Camille Cavazos, a teacher at Long Elementary School, with a $2,000 grant on September 28. The[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of the Principal for Early College High School, Assistant Principal for Rodriguez Eleme[...]
On June 30, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Beulah Rangel as principal for Travis Elementary. Rangel comes to Travis after four ye[...]
On May 8-10, Michael Casas from Sam Houston Elementary competed in Nashville, Tennesee at the 2015 National Elementary (K-6) Championship and placed 6th out of 290 players from acr[...]
Two unsuspecting teachers at Bonham Elementary School and Harlingen High School South received the surprise of their lives as administrators and students celebrated one of the high[...]
Continuing efforts to promote early childhood literacy  through access to books, HCISD’s elementary schools were recently awarded the Reading is Fundamental (RIF) Grant, a generous[...]
As part of the Competitive Edge Initiative, Elementary students had a strong start to their academic competition career during the UIL District Meet on February 7, 2015. Jefferson [...]
One of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s oldest campuses is hitting the century mark. Wilson Elementary turns 100 years old this year. To commemorate the occ[...]
Elementary students are invited to attend the annual Marathon Kids kick-off ceremony on Dec. 13. The kick-off will be hosted at Boggus Stadium and begin at 10:00 a.m. Elementary ag[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Alejandra Lara as Principal at Jefferson Elementary. She will serve as Principal at Jefferson afte[...]
Six very talented students were chosen to represent the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District last week at the annual Texas Choral Directors Association Conference in [...]
  The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Tracy Hitchcock as the Principal at Lamar Elementary and Dr. Pamela Flores as[...]
  The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Tanya Garza as the Principal at Zavala Elementary and Mindy Sanchez as the Pr[...]
.   On May 9-11, Dishman Elementary, Treasure Hills Elementary, Sam Houston Elementary and Coakley Middle School competed in Dallas, Tx in the National Elementary Chess Tourna[...]
Elementary students at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District had a strong start to their academic competition career during the University Interscholastic League ([...]
One person can make a difference. It’s a saying that Xochitl Lara holds close to her heart every day as she enters her classroom at Zavala Elementary School. A fifth grade science [...]
  When the summer months are over and the new school year is approaching, Juanita Guetzow gets her mind ready for what she sees as a new adventure. Guetzow is a fourth grade teache[...]