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As students at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District prepare to graduate, the valedictorians, salutatorians, and campus organization presidents at each of the dist[...]
Whether she’s playing her clarinet or acting, Anell McDaniel, eighth grade student at Vela Middle School, feels she is where she belongs each time she takes the stage. At first, Mc[...]
When eighth grade student Bianca Lopez joined the Memorial Middle School Choir, she knew it would become a central part of her life. In her first year at Memorial she nearly saw he[...]
On Wednesday, March 25, H-E-B representatives stopped by Sam Houston Elementary to present teacher Vanessa Rincones with statewide recognition for her efforts in the classroom and [...]
On Tuesday, March 24, an excited group of second grade students from Long Elementary arrived at the Aquatics Center for their very first lesson in the fundamentals of swimming and [...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District students shined at the Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) State Competition held in Lubbock. Harlingen High School team[...]
As part of 4-H, a youth development and mentoring program, Laura Macmanus eighth grade student at Gutierrez Middle School not only participates in raising and showing animals, but [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be hosting its annual Talent Acquisition Event for all teacher candidates at the Dr. Abraham P. Cano Freshman Academy on[...]
Sixth grade student Justin Armstrong was recently crowned Coakley Middle School’s Spelling Bee Champion. He credits his knack for words to his love of reading at a very young age. [...]
The Board of Trustees, district administrators, Harlingen officials, and community members came together to celebrate public education as the Harlingen Consolidated Independent Sch[...]
Emma Ramirez, All-A fifth grade student at Zavala Elementary keeps kids up-to-date on the latest campus news as part of the newspaper crew in the Zavala Owls Media organization. Sh[...]
Devin Gonzales, fifth grade student at Wilson Elementary has been playing chess for three years now. While he plays for fun with his campus team, Devin has benefited from the game [...]
Ricardo Langevin, fifth grade student at Treasure Hills Elementary is getting an early start in his field of choice. He is a member of the Future Health Professionals Academy. An a[...]
Focusing on the wellness of all staff members, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District kicked off the first in a series health fairs across the district at the Admin[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Parental Involvement Department invites parents and students to attend an informative meeting on preparing their chil[...]
Moving from one school to another can be very challenging for any student. Valeria Bautista Misakova, fifth grade student at Travis Elementary, not only moved from one school to an[...]
  The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees’ tradition of providing excellence in leadership is gaining attention at the state level. The HCISD [...]
This February, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District celebrates their outstanding middle schools by showcasing each campus’ programs and achievements during its an[...]
Giving students an early opportunity to solidify their academic choices, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be holding pre-registration sessions for fifth [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Music Department will be hosting the 14th Annual Bob Irby Memorial Scholarship Faculty Concert on Tuesday, February 3[...]
With the unmistakable gleam of triumph in his eyes, Trent Gilbert shows off his latest silver-studded-belt-buckle, which he won for being first place in his class with his Duroc pi[...]
The Long, Chilton, LLP auditing firm recently presented the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Board of Trustees with the 2013-2014 fiscal year financial audit. T[...]
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[...]
Kayla Rodriguez, fifth grade student at Long Elementary, has spent most of her life around animals. Her dream is to one day become a veterinarian. Her interest for veterinary scien[...]
  Tito Resendez celebrated the holiday season by giving away 500 turkeys to several hundred Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Operations staff at his State Fa[...]
With the keys of a new 2014 Ford Focus in hand, Craig Kullmer smiles with disbelief as he was announced the winner of the car raffle hosted by the Harlingen Area Educational Founda[...]
Christina Banda, fifth grade student at Lee Means Elementary, is the driving force behind her student council organization. This school year she was named president of her group. S[...]
This Saturday, Treasure Hills Elementary kicked off its unprecedented Future Health Professionals Academy for fifth grade students. Board of Trustees member, Dr. Bobby Muñiz, share[...]
Phoenix students and staff have a new place to call home. The new Harlingen School of Health Professions facility, located at 302 N. 21st Street, opened its doors Monday morning. D[...]
With the opening of its newest facility this year, 1,200-second grade students at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will end their school year with the fundame[...]
Every Thursday, Jose Tapia, fifth grade student at Lamar Elementary, can be found pulling a wagon and going door-to-door collecting class recyclables. He is part of Lamar’s Eagle R[...]
Ask Uday Lopez Jasso, fifth grade student at Jefferson Elementary, about anything that he’s learned in his science class, and he will recall it with ease. Science is his favorite s[...]
      Sitting in a cafeteria filled with his classmates, Vela Middle School student Austin Andablo stands up in disbelief when he hears his name called out during th[...]
Beautiful sounds will be heard on Tuesday, November 25 at 6:00 P.M. at the Performing Arts Center as middle school band members from across the district take the stage in an All-Ci[...]
  The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be hosting musical events through the month of December. HCISD invites the community to come out and support our [...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District was awarded a $90,000 grant through the Texas PTA Clean School Bus Replacement Program. The funds will be used towards the pu[...]
A philanthropist at heart, Vivian Peña, is always looking for ways to help. She is the Student Council President at Houston Elementary, and she is using her position as leader of h[...]
Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Department for Advanced Academic Services recognized the 2014 high school scholars from Harlingen High School, Harlingen [...]
Flags waved proudly through the halls of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District as more than 18,000 students; teachers and parents celebrated Veterans Day on Novemb[...]
No stranger to launching objects into orbit, the United Launch Alliance hopes to launch the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers of many Harlingen Consolidated[...]
  The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District honors those men and women who have served in the armed forces during Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Campuses across the dis[...]
Competitors see double as they play Houston and Austin Kennedy at tournaments. The third-grade Dishman Elementary twins are united not just by DNA but also by their passion for che[...]
      The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Athletics Department will host an Athletic Scholarship/Core Class GPA Information Meeting on Nov. 10. Pr[...]
Alondra Velasquez, fifth grade student at Crockett Elementary, keeps her principal’s words, “Readers are Leaders,” close to her heart. Maintaining a 95 percent cumulative average i[...]
Superintendent Dr. Art Cavazos kicked off the second year of Heroes for Harlingen CISD with an informational session for prospective business partners on October 28. Administrators[...]
Officer Kicsi is ready to go at a moments notice when called to go on campus visits. He’s not concerned about a paycheck or vacation time. All he cares about is the company of his [...]
As president of the student council at Bowie Elementary, Raul Flores is learning about democracy, how to represent his peers, and what qualities make a good leader. He recently joi[...]
Beginning October 27, 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 w[...]
Have a favorite robot? Pick which one you think will take the top spot at the RGV Boosting Engineering, Science & Technology (BEST) Robotics High School Competition. Don’[...]
Over 100 students from across the Rio Grande Valley attended TEPSA’s (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association) Leaders ‘R’ Us Workshop hosted at Zavala [...]