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Sunday, November 19, 2017

UISD NEWS

United ISD Hosts Dedication Ceremony For United South 9th Grade Campus

Courtesy Yvette Treviño, (Laredo, Texas)-Campus, District, and Community members united this morning to honor United ISD’s most recent addition. United South 9th Grade Campus, Home of United High School’s Class of 2021, is the district’s most recent addition to United South High School. The 9th Grade Campus is a stand alone, two-story structure adjacent to United South

Webb County Land Fund Gives United ISD a Financial Boost

Courtesy Rocio Moore, (Laredo, Texas)-Webb County presented United I.S.D with some additional capital totaling $2,086,052.16. The source of the money is the Permanent School Land Fund, which is an arrangement that permits Webb County to act as a land trustee for all three school districts in the county. A majority of the revenues are derived from petroleum royalties, cattle grazing and hunting leases on 10,000 acres of school land located in the northern part of Webb County. 

United High School Honors American Heroes

Courtesy Yvette Treviño, (Laredo, Texas)-Longhorn proud, United strong, and honored to celebrate the men and women who have served our country were the sentiments echoed in every song, every poem, and every speech featured at the United High School annual Veterans Day Program. The event captivated the attention of all those in attendance. Students, teachers,

USMS Students reach Out to Help Children In Our Community

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-During the month of October, United South Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), collected and donated 100 teddy bears to the 6th annual Share- a- Bear drive. The effort is coordinated by the Webb County Sheriff Department. Law enforcement officials will distribute the bears to children who have “This teddy

United ISD Celebrates Bilingual Education Awareness Month With a Series of Dual Language Showcases

Courtesy Yvette Treviño, (Laredo, Texas)-Throughout the month of November, select campuses showcased and highlighted student achievements in a series of Dual Language Showcases. The purpose of hosting such events is to raise awareness for Bilingual Education within our school system as well as show student progress thus far. Each campus that hosted an event featured

Give Me “Five” Trautmann Elementary Kicks Off High Five Friday Program

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

John B. Alexander High School Student Awarded Prestigious Leader and Wisdom Enforcement Award

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.

United ISD Celebrates National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

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

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