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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


Mrs. Angelica Sanchez Named to Career and Technology Education Director Post

Courtesy Carmen Rendo, Laredo, Texas- United Independent School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Roberto J. Santos are pleased to announce the selection of Mrs. Angelica R. Sanchez as the new Director of Career and Technology Education. The official announcement was made at a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees. “She was amongst many highly qualified applicants which


Back to Back Victory for Laredo Swarm

Courtesy Jorge Quijano, LAREDO, TEXAS – Laredo Swarm buzzed through the Tulsa Twisters with another victory 109-97 on Sat., Jan. 9.“Great way to start the New Year with a back to back win,” Head Coach William Gates said. “But we still have a long way to go!” Thurs., Jan. 8, the Laredo Swarm were victorious


Ana Gabriel to Perform at the L.E.A. March 3rd

Courtesy Jorge Quijano, LAREDO, TX – Laredo prepares to welcome Latin sensation Ana Gabriel’s Por ti Para Siempre tour to the LEA on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. Join the LEA E-blast Club to find out the password for a special one


First LEA Event of the Year: WWE Smackdown Live

Courtesy Jorge Quijano, LAREDO, TX – The Laredo Energy Arena rang the New Year with first event, WWE Smackdown Live on Tues., Jan. 5. “What a great way to start the New Year with a huge and popular event like WWE Smackdown Live,” said Xavier Villalon, General Manager of the SMG – Managed Laredo Energy


CBP Officers Seize over $400,000 in Marijuana at World Trade Bridge

Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at World Trade Bridge discovered $414,000 worth in marijuana in a shipment of fresh produce. “This seizure was an excellent interception from our CBP officers,” said Port Director Gregory Alvarez, Laredo Port of Entry. The officer’s attention to detail and utilization of technology


Nighttime lane closures at I69-FM 1472 intersection in Laredo for traffic signal upgrade work

Prepare to stop and drive safely thru intersection Courtesy Raul Leal, LAREDO, TX – Effective tonight, January 5, 2016, Austin Traffic will be conducting nighttime work at the intersection of I69 and FM1472 in Laredo/Webb County to upgrade the traffic signal at said intersection. Contractor will be closing one lane at a time for about 45

Bonnie Garcia’s First Annual Dual Language Showcase Celebrates Mexican Culture and the Holidays

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Bonnie Garcia elementary school recently held its first Dual Language Showcase for Kindergarten, 1st and 2ndgrade students. The curriculum based event was tied into the Christmas holiday season, and featured poetry and music performed by 1st and 2nd grade students. Kindergarten students were attired in colorful folkloric attire, and sampled cuisine native to particular

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Malakoff Student Garners Award for Artwork

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-During the week of December 14, 2015 Andrea Solis, 3rd grader student at Dr. M. E. Malakoff Elementary School took First Place in the 3rd grade division Best of Show title for 2015.  Solis’ music and fine arts teacher is Jacqueline Pena. Congratulations to Ms. Solis for her great work!

Malakoff Elementary PBIS Champions!

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Malakoff elementary school is proud to share this photograph of their their PBIS Students Of The Month for December 2015!  PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports), is a district-wide initiative that focuses on proactive strategies for teaching and supporting appropriate student behaviors. This group of students has demonstrated an excellent understanding

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