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United ISD High School Students Complete College Course via UT OnRamps Program

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, LAREDO, TX– Fifty-two United ISD students completed a course in the new and innovative dual-enrollment program done in conjunction with the University of Texas at Austin. The program, called OnRamps, is designed to help students be more successful in college by exposing them to a rigorous, high-quality, college-level course. The OnRamps Pre-Calculus

Congressman Gonzalez Statement on Memorial Day

Courtesy Jose Borjon, WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (D-McAllen) issued the statement below in honor of Memorial Day: “Initially intended to honor the fallen soldiers of the Civil War, the final Monday in May has taken on a larger significance as we remember the sacrifices made by our valiant men and women in uniform.

UNITED ISD PREPARES FOR 2017 COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES AND GIVES REMINDERS FOR GUESTS

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-Over 3,000 United Independent School District high school students will don graduation caps and gowns for commencement ceremonies that will take place June 2 and 3 at the Laredo Energy Arena, located at 6700 Arena Boulevard. The schedule for the 2017 United ISD high school graduation ceremonies will be as follows:

Amparo Gutierrez Elementary Celebrates 25 Years of Quality Education

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Amparo Gutierrez elementary school celebrated its 25 year milestone in grand style. Principal Claudia C. Dovalina-Guzman and Assistant Principal Michelle Cantu co-hosted the event. The guest roster included UISD Board Members, Superintendent Roberto J. Santos, several District officials, former and present teachers and administrators. Former Principal Rita Peters, who opened the

AHS Science Students Explore During Loving Laredo Hike

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-ENJOYING SCIENCE AND THE OUTDOORS:  The John B. Alexander High School Environmental Science students took part in a Loving Laredo Hike field trip at Rancho Verde with the Rio Grande International Study Center (RGISC) with Dr. Tom Vaughan and Birder guides, Daniel Perales, Raul de Laredo and Tricia Cortez on May 16,

Congressman Gonzalez Statement on the President’s Budget Request

Courtesy Jose Borjon, WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX-15) today issued the statement below on the most recent budget request by President Trump:  “As I have said previously, building a wall is an antiquated idea and would be a costly and unproductive exercise. I look forward to closely reviewing the President’s Budget request for

Webb County Memorial Day Holiday Closure

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Texas)-Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, all Webb County administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017. The Webb County Sheriff’s administrative offices will also be

Alexander High School Students Sign Scholarships During Double Ceremony

Courtesy Alex Meyer, Alexander high school’s Lilyann Beltran and Meagan Menchaca are prepared to take the next step in their academic and athletic careers. The two class of 2017 graduates recently signed full-ride scholarships during a double ceremony in the Alexander H.S. gymnasium. Lillyann Beltran signed to play soccer with Western Texas College in Snyder,

Alexander’s Soccer Teammates Sign College Scholarships

Courtesy Carmen Rendon,  (Laredo, Texas)-Alexander high school’s Victor Ayala and Maximilliano De Leon are prepared to take the next step in their academic and athletic careers. The two class of 2017 graduates signed full-ride scholarships during a double ceremony in the Alexander H.S. Gymnasium.  Victor Ayala, signed to play soccer with Texas A&M International University TAMIU, Laredo Texas and pursue

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