Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-High School Nation (HSN), the country’s largest secondary school touring festival, wrapped up its 2017 Fall Tour at United High School. The stop was the 35thand final destination for a tour that has been visiting secondary public schools throughout the United States for the past seven weeks. It was
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Courtesy Yvette Treviño, (Laredo, Texas)-At Trautmann Elementary they’re taking getting started on the right foot literally with a new program aimed at making the start of the school day a little brighter. Trautmann faculty and staff launched its very first “High Five Friday.” The program is the latest campus initiative geared towards promoting student attendance
Courtesy Raul Leal, New overpass will now enhance mobility of traffic and decrease congestion at US 59 Loop-International Blvd. intersection LAREDO, TX – After a year and half in construction, effective tomorrow, Saturday, November 4, 2017 during daytime hours, theInternational Blvd. overpass project at US 59 Loop in north Laredo will open to the traveling public.
Courtesy Yvette Treviño, (Laredo, Texas)-John B. Alexander High School Senior Lizbeth Itzel Ramos was awarded the Leader and Wisdom Enforcement Award from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Explorer Post #2304. Students are selected based on their achievements in school. The program is a joint partnership between Boys Scouts of America, Falcon Bank and U.S.
(Laredo, Texas)-LaredoBuzz.Com and friends will be hosting a fundraiser at the Peter Piper locations on Guadalupe and Zapata Hwy. for Ms. Ashlyn Rivera who has been hospitalized in San Antonio with a Traumatic Brain Injury. Ms. Ashlyn Rivera is a sophomore at United South High School. The fundraiser will take place from 4-9 please
Courtesy Laura Garcia, McAllen, Tx -Patrons of McAllen Public Library can help the less fortunate and reduce their fines through the Food for Fines drive, benefitting the RGV Food Bank. From November 1st through December 1st, the Main Library, located on 23rd and Nolana, the Lark Branch Library, located at 2601 Lark Avenue, and the
Courtesy Paola Arcos, The United ISD Special Education Department held a special program to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Amparo Gutierrez Elementary School hosted the celebration and welcomed special guests from The Laredo Down Syndrome Association and Laredo Down Moms. The Honorable Judge Tano Tijerina together with City Mayor Pete Saenz jointly proclaimed October as
Courtesy Mika S. Akikuni, (Laredo, Texas)-Six local agencies have entered into powerful agreements with Texas A&M International University’s Partnership TAMIU: An Alliance for Good. Organized by TAMIU’s Office of Student Conduct and Community Engagement, these agreements establish service opportunities that assist the agencies and enhance TAMIU student learning and development. The agreements were signed by
Courtesy Yvette Treviño, (Laredo, Texas)-Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents visited Colonel Santos Benavides Elementary for an informational presentation about the importance of being drug free. Agents presented students with information on the history of Red Ribbon Week. According to the nation’s Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Website, Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest
Courtesy Yvette Treviño, (Laredo, Texas)-The Franklin D. Roosevelt National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) held its annual induction ceremony October 26, 2017, in the school gym. The Society annually acquires fourth and fifth grade students, who merit selection for candidacy upon careful consideration of their good grades and the responsibility they have shown. NEHS President, Maricruz