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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[...]
Showing their love of reading, students at Bowie Elementary School voted for their favorite Texas Bluebonnet Award books today during a special luncheon held in the school’s Inform[...]
  With his guitar in hand, David Garza comes into his classroom each day with the hope of sharing his love of music with his students. Garza is the music education instructor at Tr[...]