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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,

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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,

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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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​​KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS TEACHER OF THE YEAR WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT ARNDT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-Three United ISD educators swept the eighth annual Krispy Kreme Doughnuts “Teacher of the Year” program for 2017. They were all honored at a special ceremony held May 1, at Arndt Elementary School. The outstanding Krispy Kreme ​”​Teachers of the Year​”​ for the Laredo area were: Teacher of the Year –

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United South’s Yesenia Garcia Wins National BPA Competition

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, United South’s Yesenia Garcia (11th grader) wins Nationals in Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition.  BPA is a national student organization that allows students from middle school, high school and college to compete in business and technology categories Skills. Yesenia competed in advanced accounting at regionals placing 1st in McAllen, Texas.  She

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UISD’s Teachers of the Year Celebrated at Powell Watson

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-It was the start of a great year for two UISD teachers when they arrived for a press conference hosted by Toyota of Laredo on Bob Bullock Loop. The dealership, a division the Powell Watson Auto Group, organized the press conference to congratulate UISD’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year(Miguel Angel

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UISD Celebrates National School Nurse Day

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, The United ISD Health Service Department took time to recognize its school nurses on National School Nurse Day which is the Wednesday between May 6 and May 12 of each year. It is a day to celebrate and thank all school nurses that take care of children when they are at school.

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United Longhorn Students Receive Sports Scholarships

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-The United High School gymnasium was the site of another triple scholarship signing on May 10, 2017. First to sign for her softball scholarship at Laredo Community College was Daniela Ybanez. She was accompanied by her parents, James and Doris Christman. Daniela is eager to continue her development as a softball player and plans to

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Centeno Elementary Rewards AR Students and Moticates for STAAR Test

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)- As 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students prepare to take the upcoming STAAR test, Centeno elementary teachers and administrators showed students that they too were up to facing new challenges.  The motivational fun-fest began with a dance off  featuring teachers and administrators, and concluded with top AR Reading Challenge students duct taping administrators and Principal Laura

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UISD Students Place at UIL State Academic Meet

Courtesy Alex Meyer,  (Laredo, Texas)-The 2017 University Interscholastic League Academic State Meet welcomed more than 2,500 participants from across Texas to the University of Texas at Austin campus on April 21-22. State Champions were  named in each conference 1A through 6A, in 25 academic contests.  Students qualified for  Texas Interscholastic League Foundation scholarships through their participation

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