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Archives for November 2015

New York Style Parade for Young Readers at Centeno Elementary School

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Centeno Elementary students, teachers and faculty became New Yorkers for a day when they staged their own Macy’s style Thanksgiving Day parade in the campus courtyard. The colorful and creative costumes they wore were inspired by characters from storybooks that have been read by the students. Reader Bear from the Laredo

CBP Agriculture Specialists Intercept Rare Pests in Cut Flower and Produce Shipments

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection, LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at Laredo Port of Entry discovered two significant rare pests in two weeks, including a first in the nation beetle on a shipment of cut flowers and a first in the port pest interception in a lettuce shipment. “I want

TAMIU Invites Public to Panel Discussion on Global Entrepreneurship

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University office of Global Initiatives and the U.S. Department of State invite the public to a panel discussion entitled, “Global Entrepreneurship” Thursday, Nov. 19 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. in Bob Bullock Hall, room 114. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited to 50.

UISD Police Department’s Defending Our Badge Flag Football Tournament

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-Law enforcement agencies from our local and surrounding communities took part in the  UISD Police Department’s  Defending Our Badge  flag football tournament. The event was held at Krueger Field on Saturday, November 14th.  It was a football game with a very different goal, which was to make the Christmas a little merrier for many

UISD To Dismiss Several Schools Due To Water Pressure Issue

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-Due to water pressure issues at Killam, Zaffirini, Newman, Bonnie Garcia Elementary Schools and Gonzalez Middle School, students will be dismissed from school for the rest of today.  Faculty and staff are currently contacting parents to notify them of this news. Please note, students who are bused to these campuses will

Increase in Egg Prices Spurs Significant Increases in CBP Agriculture Specialist Fresh Egg Interceptions at Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, Texas –CBP agriculture specialists at Laredo Port of Entry report an upsurge in fresh egg interceptions from travelers seeking cheaper eggs in Mexico due to avian flu-fueled egg price increases in the U.S. “Our frontline agriculture specialists have seized a significant quantity of fresh eggs in recent weeks and we would

TAMIU Choreography Students Meet, Learn from NYC Dance Company

Courtesy Melissa Barrientos, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Dance students flexed their critical thinking skills at a recent dance performance in San Antonio when they saw production of “Carmen.maquia,” a contemporary retelling of the novella and historic opera, “Carmen.” The experience further augmented the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine and Performing

TAMIU Invites Parents to Information Session Tuesday, Nov. 17

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) invites parents in the community to a Parents Information Session designed to provide them with information about higher education and TAMIU admissions requirements Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 111 and 116. The event is free and open to the public.

Welcome Dr. Hogue

Courtesy Ariana Mora, (Laredo, Texas)_Ruthe B. Cowl Rehabilitation Center is happy to welcome yet another Orthopedic Specialist, Dr. Grant D. Hogue, from UTHSCSA (third from left), Dr. Hogue will now be one of the three specialists that rotate on a monthly basis, to consult our pediatric patients. Dr. Kevin Christiansen, Intern at UTHSC (second from

TAMIU’s Youngest Graduates Celebrate at Grad Ceremony Friday

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Some of Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) youngest students will receive their first graduation experience in ceremonies scheduledFriday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. in Bob Bullock Hall 101. These young students, ranging from 2-4 years of age, are participants in the University’s Read-3 Early Literacy Program, a collaborative effort with HEB

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