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  From May 1 through May 5, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate educators across its 29 campuses during Teacher Appreciation Week. Throughout the [...]
From May 4 through May 8, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate educators across its 29 campuses during Teacher Appreciation Week. Throughout the we[...]
Attention HCISD Educators!   The Harlingen Area Educational Foundation has developed a local grant for HCISD teachers. The grant is designed to assist teachers who are looking[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a cost of living increase for the 2014-2015 school year during a special board meeting Wednesday n[...]
  Walking through the halls of Jefferson Elementary School and the Dr. Abraham P. Cano Freshman Academy, two unsuspecting teachers were in for the surprise of their lives as admini[...]
From May 5 through May 9, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate educators across its 28 campuses during Teacher Appreciation Week. Throughout the we[...]
Adam Atteberry incorporates science into anything he does. From his home hobbies to his classroom, science is a part of his every day life. Atteberry is a science teacher at Second[...]
  Cassandra Ramos loves coming into her classroom each day with the possibility of the day being unpredictable. To anyone else unpredictable may mean the amount of students in a cl[...]
Watching her students succeed with their paintbrush and canvases, Oneida Trevino strives to educate students about art and life in her classroom. Trevino, an art teacher at KEYS Ac[...]
As a high school student at Harlingen High School, Joseph Stevens can remember being inspired by two teachers to exceed expectations and stay on the right path. Now, he is helping [...]
Seeing students walk through the door after the first period bell rings, Gabriela Pena gets a burst of energy to do all that she can to make the day successful in her classroom. &#[...]
With her mother teaching for over 30 years, growing up in the classroom is a phrase that Linda Salinas knows well. It’s a large reason that she is now helping students inside her c[...]
Harlingen High School students are headed to compete at the National Future Educators of America competition after an outstanding performance at the Texas Association of Future Edu[...]
Alejandro Zavala opens the doors to his classroom each day at 6:30 a.m. and shuts them at about 6:00 p.m. It’s a schedule he is happy to keep, because he knows that he arrives and [...]
In Mary Frances Sesler classroom, one of the most important things she can do as a teacher is support her students and let them know that she cares. “It’s important to build a rela[...]
Looking back at her high school years, Sherry Solis can remember sitting in her Texas Association of Future Teachers (TAFE) class and thinking to herself that this is what she want[...]
Eighth grade English Language Arts teacher Bianca Rodriguez walks the halls of Gutierrez Middle School each morning with the hope of hearing her students ask the question “why?” “E[...]
At the start of each school year, Mariely Matos usually has an idea of what to expect in her classroom, but this year has marked a big transition for her as she is not only at a ne[...]
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[...]
Walking into Jeanne Jimenez’s classroom, the sounds of classical music fill the air as she greets her students each day with a warm smile and the goal to help them succeed. Jimenez[...]
  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[...]
Amy Gonzales can remember sitting in her first grade class at Bonham Elementary School and hanging on every word that her teacher, Claudia Gonzalez, said throughout a lesson. Littl[...]
Music can be heard down the halls of Long Elementary School as Lisa Bazan and her class take a couple of minutes from their day to participate in what she calls “brain breaks.” For[...]
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 [...]
When walking into the classroom of Nancy Ralph the first thing anyone would see is the saying “Start where you are, don’t stay there.” It’s a phrase she keeps in mind every d[...]
“Every child is different,” said Jennifer Silva. “They have individual needs and we need to make sure we are meeting those needs for them to be successful.” That statement best sum[...]
When Norann Cantu sees her students at the beginning of each day; she only has one goal in mind. That goal is help them create their legacy at not only Sam Houston Elementary but a[...]
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[...]
Gracie Bouls believes that an active mind is a product of an active body, and she practices that philosophy every day with her students. Bouls is a Physical Education teacher at Bo[...]
    To recognize the outstanding teachers at HCISD, the Communications Department will begin a Teacher of the Week section in HCISD’s Valley Morning Star page and d[...]
Coakley Middle School teacher Norma Gonzalez is getting some help from American Electric Power (AEP) to create a new classroom experience for students on campus. Gonzalez, an eight[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District welcomes their newest family members during its New Teacher Luncheon on Aug. 14. The annual banquet, hosted this year by Harl[...]
  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[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will host a Job Fair on April 13 for community members seeking teaching positions to meet with campus principals and administ[...]
  South math and CATE teacher Brenda Amitrani has introduced technology into her classroom that allows her to stay connected when students are at home. Students can now follow[...]