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Archives for February 2015

Third 5K Mud Run to Deliver Fun and Excitement for Participants, Spectators

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, No Mud! No Glory! One Tough Mud’r3slated for April 11  (Laredo, TX )    If you are looking for a sporting event that delivers maximum challenge in a stimulating and fun environment, then this year’s No Mud! No Glory!  One Tough Mud’r3! is just that event.  So get ready with your oldest pair

UISD Reminds All to Check Their Heart Health

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-UNITED IN RED:  Staff members from United ISD’s Curriculum and Instruction and Fine Arts Departments recently wore the red to raise awareness of heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is a health threat for men and women.  For women, it’s the #1 risk that kills 1 in

Ricky Martin Tour 2015 Thursday October 1st at the L.E.A.

Courtesy Laredo Energy Arena, LOS ANGELES – GRAMMY® Award-winner and music superstar, Ricky Martin, announced the North American dates for his ONE WORLD TOUR in support of his brand new album, A Quien Quiera Escuchar.  The 20-date tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will take the acclaimed entertainer to cities throughout the U.S. and Canada starting

Distinguished Speakers Reflect on Black History Month

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-During the month of February, Mr. Sinneh J. Koroma, Jr., Assistant Principal at United South High School and Ms. Carolyn Schmies, Speech Professor at Laredo Community College, spoke to groups of students about the significance of Black History Month. Mr. Koroma discussed aspects of the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965,

Districtwide Holiday Notice For Students from United ISD

Veronica Cantu,   (Laredo, Tx)-Please note the upcoming United Independent School District holiday schedule as it will suspend instruction for students for the following days: ·            Friday, February 20, 2015 will be a Districtwide holiday. All District campuses and administrative offices, including the Tax Office, will be closed.  Taxpayers may pay their taxes anytime online

Student Info Session for Texas Academy Monday, Feb. 23 at TAMIU

          Courtesy Steve Harmon,                (Laredo, Tx)- The Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies is seeking some exceptional students as it enrolls its second cohort of students at Laredo’s newest high school.  Students at the Academy earn their high school diploma concurrently with college credits towards a Bachelors degree.                 An enrollment information session

City of Laredo President’s Day Closure Notice

Courtesy Xochitl Mora (Laredo, Tx)-All City of Laredo administrative offices will be closed on Monday, February 16, 2015 in observance of President’s Day, a national holiday. Protective and emergency services will be operational. There will be garbage pick-up that day and the City of Laredo Landfill, will be open on Monday, as well. In observance

Presidents’ Day Holiday Closure

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Tx)All Webb County administrative offices will be closed Monday, February 16, 2015 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Included in the holiday closure is the Webb County Tax Assessor Collector’s Office. The Webb County Sheriff’s Department Administrative Offices will also be closed. All emergency services will be available. Webb County Offices will

United ISD High Schools Continue to Offer Free Income Tax Preparation Services To Public

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Tx)-United ISD high school students who have been officially certified by the IRS for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), program are preparing income tax returns (under the guidance of their teachers), at no cost for low to moderate income families and individuals. The service will continue to be offered at

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