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Archives for September 2013


Courtesy Raul Leal,  Detours will be in effect  LAREDO, TX – Weather permitting, SEC Construction Partners will conduct the nighttime intersection closure of State Loop 20-McPherson Rd. on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to facilitate a bridge deck concrete pour of the mid and east

Photo Recap: Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Event at Prada Elementary

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-The United Independent School District Child Nutrition Program held a “Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program” at Prada Elementary School.  The event featured a Watermelon Eating Contest with School Principal Gilbert Castro and Assistant Principal Alberto Perez.  However, it was Cecilia Quintero from the District’s Child Nutrition Department who won the coveted

Newman Elementary Kicked Off The 2013-2014 Accelerated Reader “Hats Off to AR Parade”

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, Students from Newman Elementary kicked off their Accelerated Reader (AR) celebration in a parade illustrating their self-designed hats.  These hats were decorated based on their favorite storybook.  “All student participants were entered in the school-wide judging contests with achance to win 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes.  The winners were awarded their

“Teamates Matter to UISD Students” Presentation

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Tx)-Two hundred athletes for all four United ISD High Schools were recently given an opportunity to reflect on the values that form a team.  Accompanied by their coaches, the athletes attended a presentation by Alan Williams, author and founder of Teammates Matter.  Williams opened his presentation by asking the audience about

LISD to offer Adult Literacy classes

Courtesy Roberto Treviño,     Laredo Independent School District’s Bilingual Education Department will once again be offering free Adult Literacy classes for parents of LISD students who are interested in speaking English as a second language.  Classes will begin Tuesday, September 30.      Classes will be held weekly, on Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s from

VMT Magnet School to hold Annual Voters Registration Drive

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, The Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts will be hosting their annual voters registration drive at all LISD high schools next week to register eligible students to vote.  The Registration Drive will kick off on Monday, September 23, in observance with National Voter Registration Day. The first drive will

Photo Recap: Alexander Bulldogs vs. Edcouch Elsa

(Laredo, Tx)-The Alexander Bulldogs beat Edcouch Elsa 28-21 behind four touchdowns by their running back Xavione Skaggs.  Alexander took an early lead scoring a touchdown in the first quarter with the Alexander defense making key defenseive stops throughout the  game and giving their offense the opportunity to move the ball.  The game was played yesterday

One City, One Book Author Presentation, Schedule of Activities Unveiled

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, For the sixth year, the Laredo Public Library’s One City, One Book program invites the entire community of Laredo to read, learn and share a common experience by reading a powerful, thought-provoking book by a modern-day author. “This year’s selection is Kaffir Boy: An Autobiography–The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming

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