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[...]
Harlingen High School South students with the assistance of First United Methodist Church, the Harlingen Police Department and the teachers and staff at Travis Elementary are in th[...]
Student council members from Lamar Elementary School gathered to officially take their leadership positions on Dec. 5. The campus hosted their Student Council induction ceremony, a[...]
Before the start of each school year, you can catch Nancy Lara knocking on the doors of her students so they know when they walk into her classroom on the first day of school they [...]
Austin Elementary School got a glimpse into the successes of one former student as 17th United States Ambassador to the United Nations Warren Tichenor paid a special visit to the c[...]
On Nov. 2, the Sam Houston Elementary Chess Team had all the right moves at the Brownsville Porter High School Chess Tournament. The Sam Houston Chess Team earned a total of 12.5 p[...]
Claudia Pompa walks into her classroom with the hopes of learning something new from her students, which according to her are 22 additional teachers present each day. “On the first[...]
This year, Travis Elementary School is continuing an initiative that will help students develop their leadership skills for future success. The campus will continue with the Leader[...]
Bethany Prechel has taught in three different states to thousands of students, and each year, she says her experiences keep on getting better. Prechel is a second grade teacher at [...]
For the past four years, Rodriguez Elementary School Counselor Norlene Chamberlain and Thearpy Dog Ariel have helped the students on campus through reading, guidance and incentive [...]
Students at Stuart Place Elementary brought history to life on May 21. To put a new twist on the subject, students participated in the Texas Living Heroes event. The interactive pr[...]
Second grade students involved in the newest organization at Bonham Elementary School are saving the planet one tree at a time. The Bonham Lil Green Healers club is a campus organi[...]
Students at Crockett Elementary were in for a surprise visitor on May 1. Congressman Filemon Vela visited the students at Crockett. He spoke to students on the importance of receiv[...]
The Student Council at Treasure Hills Elementary is showing their support to the students at Sandy Hook Elementary in an unexpected way. For their last community service project, t[...]
Two Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District campuses are being recognized for their efforts to increase diabetes awareness diabetes. Fourth grade students from Sam Houst[...]
  When superintendents and administrators walked into the classrooms of Sam Houston Elementary teacher Roxanna Shimotsu and Vernon Middle School Head Band Director Keith Di Sa[...]
Elementary schools at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District met the challenges of the first University Interscholastic League (UIL) District Meet as part of the di[...]
Students at Rodriguez Elementary School were in for a global experience on April 18. Emma LePore’s fourth grade class was visited by Geomi George, a fourth grade facilitator at Tri[...]
The Treasure Hills Chess team has made their mark in the Rio Grande Valley during their first year of starting the program. The team earned top marks at the Russell Elementary Scho[...]
Schools from the Harlingen Consolidated School District earned top marks for their problem solving skills in the Cameron County Math Contest on March 28. Houston Elementary, Long E[...]
Lee Means Elementary School and Long Elementary School came together for a good cause during the month of March. Both campuses participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society P[...]
The Sam Houston Chess Team continued their streak of excellence during the 2013 Texas Scholastic Championships on March 23. The team placed third in both the K1 and K3 Championship[...]
To show appreciation to those dedicated to the education of all children in the Rio Grande Valley, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District joined forces with Valley [...]
For most people, they first get to experience the college atmosphere at 17 or 18 years old, but for Wilson Elementary Students that experience has already started. Wilson students [...]
  The chess teams at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District continued to make their mark this competition season by earning top prizes at the Los Fresnos High [...]
The students at Long Elementary School are having a fun filled week learning about future career paths. During the week of Feb. 11 – Feb. 15, Long has dedicated a portion of the da[...]
  Sam Houston Elementary teacher Roxanna Shimotsu helped change the future of Texas Public Education by sharing her passion for student success. Shimotsu, who teaches bilingua[...]
Fourth graders at Bowie Elementary School are being drawn into the arts with the help of the Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) program. Bowie students interested in joining ba[...]
The students at Dishman and Treasure Hills Elementary School will soon have the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the great outdoors. Claudia Pompa, kindergarten teacher at [...]
  The sounds of classical music captivated students at Wilson and Rodriguez Elementary School on Jan. 31. Ann Fontanella, a solo violinist, and pianist Jo Jiang treated Wilson[...]
  The students of Rodriquez Elementary School opened their minds and ears to the world of professions during the school’s Career Week from Jan. 28 – Feb. 1. Students from all [...]
The sound of cheers and spirited chants filled the air at Ben Milam Elementary as the students geared up for a morning of baseball and stories on Jan. 23. Members of the Houston As[...]
The students at Stuart Place Elementary came together to help “man’s best friend” this January. Stuart Place participated in the third annual Give a Dog a Bone fundraiser. They col[...]
Wilson Elementary School students took a break from sitting at the average school lunch tables and gathered around for picnic on Jan. 14. Wilson hosted its Mix-It-Up Picnic, which [...]
The Sam Houston chess team put their skills to the test at the Hanna High School Scholastic Chess Tournament on Jan. 12. The team was awarded first place in the Kindergarten divisi[...]
  Students at Gutierrez Middle School and Dishman Elementary School opened their ears to a bluegrass experience on Jan. 11. The Abrams Brothers, a bluegrass trio from Canada, [...]
  Jefferson Elementary’s 2012 Christmas play.[...]
The Student Council at Austin Elementary School took the opportunity to spread Christmas cheer by helping those in need this holiday season. Members joined forces with Austin staff[...]
  The students of Lee Means Elementary School gathered for a special holiday themed POP STAR Reading session on Dec. 12. Students from all grade levels celebrated in the libra[...]
  Choir students at Zavala Elementary School and Harlingen High School used their talents to spread holiday cheer across Harlingen on Dec. 12. The choirs performed at Valley Baptis[...]
  Fourth and fifth grade students in the newest club at Stuart Place Elementary take time out of their day to learn that it’s never too early to start giving back to the commu[...]
  Lamar Elementary School has found a way to be environmentally friendly, and spread the Christmas spirit by participating in a new campus club called the Eagle Recycle Club ([...]
  For the students at Travis Elementary School, their day can be summed up by the phrase “best day ever.” As a reward for their hard work, Travis hosted a day of fun and learn[...]
Student council members from Lamar Elementary School gathered to officially take their leadership positions on Nov. 16. The campus hosted their Student Council induction ceremony, [...]
The HCISD chess teams left an impression at their most recent tournament hosted by Ed Downs Elementary on Nov. 10. The  Sam Houston Elementary team competed in the high school divi[...]
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The students at Bonham Elementary School patiently held their hands in the air as they waited for their questions to be answered by the Early College High School robotics team on O[...]