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MHS student film advancing in state UIL Young Filmmakers contest

MHS student film advancing in state UIL Young Filmmakers contest

A short film written and produced by Mission High School students is advancing in the state UIL Young Filmmakers competition. As of today, the film titled “Lilith” has made the quarter-finals. State semi-finalists will be announced on February 9, and state finalists on February 18. Mission, Texas- A short film written and produced by Mission […]

MHS recognized by NFL for contributing to Super Bowl history three times

MHS recognized by NFL for contributing to Super Bowl history three times

Mission High School (MHS) has been recognized by the National Football League for contributing to Super Bowl history, not just once; not just twice; but now three times. MHS has been named to the NFL Super Bowl High School Honor Roll. Mission, Texas- Mission High School (MHS) has been recognized by the National Football League […]

PSJA Southwest High School wins U.S. Navy SeaPerch Challenge at HESTEC 2015

PSJA Southwest High School wins U.S. Navy SeaPerch Challenge at HESTEC 2015

By Jennifer L. Berghom EDINBURG, TEXAS – OCT. 9, 2015 – Lessons learned at last year’s HESTEC led the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest High School team to victory in the fifth annual U.S. Navy SeaPerch Challenge, held Friday, Oct. 9, at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week. The team […]

Elementary students get their first lesson in robotics

Elementary students get their first lesson in robotics

By Raul Garcia Jr. A total of 100 Mercedes ISD migrant students from Kennedy, North, Travis and Hinojosa Elementary were given a presentation on Wednesday about robotics and aerospace engineering by local robotics expert, Heriberto Reynoso. “It was really good and we learned a lot about robots,” said Michael Carrion, Kennedy Elementary fifth grader. “I […]

High school graduate publishes children’s book

High school graduate publishes children’s book

Local Weslaco resident Victoria Moreno published her first children’s book, “Arbez the Friendly Zebra” this year. The story is about a zebra trying to make friends on a farm. Her brother Leroy Moreno Jr illustrated the book. By Raul Garcia Jr. Most people will never write a book in their lifetime. One recent high school […]

Samantha Cavazos recognized for perfect score on AP exam

Samantha Cavazos recognized for perfect score on AP exam

The Edinburg CISD Board of Trustees recognized Samantha Cavazos, a 2014 Edinburg North High School graduate, for making a perfect score on her College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exam. Cavazos, daughter of Raul and Julia Cavazos, took the AP exam along with 1.5 million other students nation-wide. She is one of 285 students from across […]

Edinburg HS students prove that Mock Trial is more than just an after-school activity

Edinburg HS students prove that Mock Trial is more than just an after-school activity

ECISD Public Information If you ask any of the members of the Edinburg High School Mock Trial team about their participation in mock trial, they won’t hesitate to tell you that it is more than just an after-school activity. The EHS Mock Trial team has had a very successful year, says Melissa Zamora, EHS Mock […]

Excellent Educator: HCISD teacher Vanessa Rincones selected as finalist in the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards Program

Excellent Educator: HCISD teacher Vanessa Rincones selected as finalist in the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards Program

HARLINGEN, Texas (March 25, 2015) – Earning statewide recognition for her efforts in the classroom, Sam Houston Elementary teacher Vanessa Rincones was announced as a finalist in the Rising Star – Elementary Teacher category of the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards on March 25. A first grade Dual Language teacher, she was named one of […]

Freddy Gonzalez Elementary Science winners

Freddy Gonzalez Elementary Science winners

Freddy Gonzalez Elementary in the Edinburg CISD recently recognized students who placed at the ECISD District Science Fair held recently. The students, who ranged from kindergarten through fifth grade, prepared science projects in a wide range of topics and were formally recognized at the event held at the Edinburg Activity Center. Pictured in the photo […]

Dr. Roland Arriola named Leader in Education

Dr. Roland Arriola named Leader in Education

Mercedes Chamber Recognizes Dr. Roland Arriola As Leader in Education at Annual Awards Banquet By Raul Garcia Jr. The Texas Valley Communities Foundation President Dr. Roland Arriola added another award to his long list of accomplishments and well-deserved accolades. Mercedes leaders honored Dr. Arriola with the Leader in Education Award for his college and career […]

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