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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[...]
In recognition of campus counselors and their efforts to support students and staff, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate National Counseling Week [...]
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[...]
  In the spirit of Texas Public Schools Week, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District asked the elementary campuses to submit any artwork or crafts they have do[...]
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 [...]
Coming together to celebrate public education, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District kicks off its weeklong dedication to Texas schools on March 3. The excitement [...]
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[...]
Wearing her pink shirt with pride eighth grade student Alyssa Santillana enters the halls of Memorial Middle School to see student after student wearing the exact same shirt. It ma[...]
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[...]
In recognition of campus counselors and their efforts to support students and staff, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate National Counseling Week [...]
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[...]
With a sea of red throughout the halls of more than 28 campuses at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, students are coming together to support the importance of[...]
The students at Early College High School cheered on their robotics team as they prepare to put their robot to the test during the 2013 Rio Grande Valley Boosting Engineering, Scie[...]
Harlingen High School South is putting their robot, Nando, to test on October 26th at the 2013 Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology Competition (BEST). HHSS has had only 6[...]
When the Harlingen High School robotics team introduces Rdric, they beam with pride as it represents their six weeks of hard work. Rdic is the name of their robot that they will be[...]
From Oct. 20 to Oct. 26, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate Character Counts Week, which recognizes the importance of building a strong character[...]
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[...]
Starting Oct. 21, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be celebrating Robot Week. The week will showcase a variety of stories, photos and videos related the [...]
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[...]
To keep students’ minds active in the summer, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District is hosting a week dedicated to reading. HCISD is hosting its second annual Fami[...]
When you scroll down the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Facebook page, then you’ve probably asked yourself “who is Aida Meeks?” The question arises because da[...]
Jesus Alfaro takes each day as a stepping-stone to achieve his ultimate goal of finding the best academic fit for all students so they can maximize achievement, he said. Alfaro fin[...]
Harlingen High School girls basketball coach Nora Zamarripa steps on the court every day with the belief that the sport is not only an athletic activity, but a way to help students[...]
Best friends for almost ten years, Rosemary Lugo and Ninfa Munoz have dedicated their days to cheering on the students of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District bot[...]
Daniel Guzman has seen technology advance in the classrooms at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. From witnessing the installation of the first computer labs t[...]
Diana Hernandez wakes up every day with a mission to help students succeed, and goes to bed knowing that she has been able to do so in some way. Hernandez is the New Generation Sys[...]
From April 14 – April 20, The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will celebrate National Library Week to honor the role libraries play in the lives of millions of p[...]
When you see a new building or campus being built at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, you can bet that Danny Villarreal is close by with his hard hat in hand[...]
When Antonio Saldivar walks through the doors at District Operations office at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District, you can bet that someone will jokingly ask hi[...]
It’s been a successful year for Harlingen High School South Speech, Drama and Debate coach Leah Ince. Her students have won numerous awards, are competing in national tournaments a[...]
Starting March 25, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will recognize early college campuses across the nation by celebrating Early College Awareness Week. The w[...]