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ULA donates $4,000 to elementary STEM

ULA donates $4,000 to elementary STEM

The United Launch Alliance presented the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District with a check in the amount of $4,000 to help fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs at the elementary level. With robotics now being a UIL-sanctioned activity HCISD’s objective is to bring robotics to scale by introducing the program to early adopters […]

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 […]

MHS FBLA students advance to state competitions

MHS FBLA students advance to state competitions

The Mission High School (MHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter has eight students who placed high enough at recent area competitions to advance to the Texas FBLA State Leadership Conference to be held in Houston, Texas in early March. Mission, Texas- The Mission High School (MHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter […]

Mission CISD crowns the district’s top spellers

Mission CISD crowns the district’s top spellers

After starting with a field of 32 competitors, it took about an hour to whittle that number down to one person, who is this year’s top speller in Mission CISD (Consolidated Independent School District). Kitana Garza, an eighth grader from Mission Jr. High School, won this year’s annual district spelling bee. Mission, Texas – After […]

McAllen ISD superintendent to take new position

McAllen ISD superintendent to take new position

“District will remain a leader,” Dr. Ponce says In a bittersweet move that evoked strong emotions amongst staff, McAllen ISD Superintendent Dr. James Ponce announced today he has accepted a leadership position with an innovative, statewide school system. “Thank you for the privilege of having served McAllen ISD students, family staff and the community,” Dr. […]

McAllen High Mariachis qualify for state finals

McAllen High Mariachis qualify for state finals

The McAllen High School Mariachi Oro has qualified for the State Mariachi Finals for 2016. In the Area Competition held in early January in San Antonio, the group received straight Division 1 Superior Ratings from all three judges and advanced to the state finals for the third consecutive year. In 2014 and 2015, the McAllen […]

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