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A GOLDEN TRIBUTE: ECHS graduate pays homage to late mother

By CATHERINE DUNCAN, HCISD Writer The Girls Scouts of the United States of America awarded a recent Early College High School graduate the coveted Gold Award...

ECHS wins spelling bee

Three Early College High School students brought back a first place trophy this month for winning the 26th annual Harlingen Corporate Killer Spelling Bee...

‘Safe and quiet’: Sensory rooms bring peace to special kids

HARLINGEN — “Levi, rollers,” directed the teacher. Levi Medina, 4, quickly dove beneath a red roller and a blue roller, a smile spreading across his face as he felt them move across his back. Levi and several other children were spending time in the “Sensory Room” at Dr. Rodriguez Elementary School, one of five that just opened in the Harlingen school district. A sort of mystical quality seemed to pervade the dim-lit room, where a young girl toyed with small mini-lights and another swung in a cushioned chair. Jack Resendez, 4, gazed with transfixed fascination at bubbles rising through tubes while changing from red, to amber, to emerald green and lavender.

Harlingen South outscored by Odessa High

By TONY VENEGAS, Odessa American When its back was against the wall, the Odessa High football team leaned on what it had success with. The Bronchos regrouped...

Galvan, Berry combo too much as Harlingen High thrashes Midland High

HARLINGEN — After missing a field goal on its opening drive and allowing Midland High to find the end zone, Harlingen High quickly settled...

Harlingen spreads school traffic safety awareness

HARLINGEN — The morning rush is common for drivers, particularly for parents running late. Yet, trying to get your children to school as fast as...

Trustees named Board of the Year state finalist

By HCISD Staff The Harlingen CISD Board of Trustees was selected as an Honor School Board, one of the five finalists for the state’s Board...

Local school board tops in region

HARLINGEN — And the kudos just keep coming in. The Harlingen school board has worked steadily to create more opportunities for students to succeed, including...

HCISD Child Nutrition provides free summer meals for all children

By JACQUELINE MAGNO, HCISD Writer Harlingen CISD Child Nutrition teams serve fresh, hot meals to anyone under the age of 18 throughout the summer as part...

Interim principal appointed for Stuart Place Elementary

By HCISD STAFF Harlingen CISD appointed Dawn Burbach as interim principal of Stuart Place Elementary. Mrs. Dawn Burbach, who has worked in education for 32 years,...