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Archives for January 2016

TAMIU’s Texas Academy of International & STEM Studies Begins Fall Recruitment Tuesd

Courtesy Steve Harmon, An opportunity for a select group of 50 juniors to join the Fall 2016 cohort for Texas A&M International University’s Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies is drawing near. Three Information Sessions for Parents and Students to explore their Academy interest are scheduled Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, Thursday, Feb. 25 and

January Youth of the Month

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-The United States Border Patrol announced the Youth of the Months for January 2016 during a ceremony hosted by J.B. Alexander High School. The ceremony honored students from Laredo’s public and private high schools. Four UISD students were among the honorees to receive the recognition, which is based on extra-curricular activities, volunteer work, and of course being exceptional students at their campuses. Among the recipients were Carolina Martinez

CBP Officers Seize Total of Nearly Two Tons of Marijuana at World Trade Bridge in Back-to-Back Seizures

Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, Texas –While many U.S. residents dreamed of Powerball fortunes, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at World Trade Bridge last Wednesday kept their focus steady on border security and seized consecutive loads of marijuana totaling nearly two tons.“Our CBP officers working in cargo face a daunting task to find contraband hidden

TAMIU Preview Day Scheduled Saturday

Courtesy Steve Harmon,          (Laredo, Texas)-All graduating high school seniors, their parents and high school seniors counselors and school officials are invited to explore Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and meet with campus representatives during TAMIU Preview Day Saturday, Jan. 23 starting at 11 a.m. at the Center for the Fine and

United ISD Invites Parents, Community to Public Hearing on Texas Academic Performance Report

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,             (Laredo, Texas)-The United Independent School District invites the public to attend the Annual Texas Academic Performance Report Hearing to be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the Student Activity Complex Auditorium located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane.  The meeting will present data from the Texas Academic Performance

Parent Meeting To Be Held To Learn More About Advanced Placement Courses

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-The United Independent School District’s Advanced Academics Department will host an Advanced Placement (AP) Parent Night Session at 6:00 p.m. on January 21 at the Student Activity Complex Auditorium located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane.  The informational meeting is free and open to all United ISD parents who have students currently attending United ISD

Another Back to Back Victory

LAREDO, TEXAS – Laredo Swarm continue their winning streak as they crushed the Austin Boom and Louisiana Cajun All Stars in their back to back games from Jan.14-15.“Swarm Nation! We are 9-0 but we are not done yet; we are just beginning,” Head Coach William Gates said. “We got another game, so keep your support

Educational Administration Conference Focusing on STEM Futures Set at TAMIU Saturday, Jan. 23

Courtesy Steve Harmon,                 (Laredo, Texas)-A daylong conference focused on educational leadership influencing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) futures is scheduled at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the TAMIU Student Center Ballroom.                 “Leaders: Influencing

Trautmann Elementary School nominated for the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Honors

Courtesy Rocio Moore, (Laredo, Texas)-Trautmann Elementary School was nominated for the 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools Award informed the Texas Education Agency.   TEA announced the nomination of 26 Texas public schools for this prestigious recognition. The award honors schools for academic excellence and making significant progress in closing the achievement gap. This is the second nomination for

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