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2016 UISD Spelling Bee Winners

UISD Spelling Bee Winners Announced

Listen to this Post Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-The United Independent School District held its 3rd Annual Spelling Bee at the Student Activity Complex Auditorium located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane. Thirty-six students, from 3rd through 8th grades, competed in the event. The competition was held in preparation of the Annual City-wide Spelling Bee that

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Congratulations UISD’s Webb County Community Role Models

Listen to this Post Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-The Webb County Sheriff’s Office and the Elysian Social Club honored this month’s community Role Model students during a January 28th ceremony at the Webb County Courthouse. The event recognized students from Laredo’s public and private high schools. Four UISD students were among the honorees to receive the recognition, which is

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United ISD’s “League of Legends Distinguished Alumni” Nomination and Application Process…Still Open

Listen to this Post Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)_Recognizing the achievements of successful graduates is the goal of United Independent School District’s League of Legends Distinguished Alumni program. Nominations are currently being sought for individuals who graduated from John B. Alexander High School, Lyndon B. Johnson High School, United High School or United South High School.  Nomination

AHS High School GRAMMYS Semifinalists

Alexander High School selected as 2016 GRAMMY Signature School Semifinalists

Listen to this Post Courtesy Veronica Cantu, Laredo, Texas: The GRAMMY Foundation has selected 119 schools nationwide as GRAMMY Signature Schools semifinalists for 2016. United ISD’s John B. Alexander High School is one of them. Created in 1998, the GRAMMY Signature Schools program recognizes top U.S. public high schools that are making an outstanding commitment

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January Youth of the Month

Listen to this Post Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-The United States Border Patrol announced the Youth of the Months for January 2016 during a ceremony hosted by J.B. Alexander High School. The ceremony honored students from Laredo’s public and private high schools. Four UISD students were among the honorees to receive the recognition, which is based on extra-curricular activities, volunteer work, and of course being exceptional students at their campuses.

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United ISD Invites Parents, Community to Public Hearing on Texas Academic Performance Report

Listen to this Post Courtesy Veronica Cantu,             (Laredo, Texas)-The United Independent School District invites the public to attend the Annual Texas Academic Performance Report Hearing to be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the Student Activity Complex Auditorium located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane.  The meeting will present data from

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Parent Meeting To Be Held To Learn More About Advanced Placement Courses

Listen to this Post Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-The United Independent School District’s Advanced Academics Department will host an Advanced Placement (AP) Parent Night Session at 6:00 p.m. on January 21 at the Student Activity Complex Auditorium located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane.  The informational meeting is free and open to all United ISD parents who have students

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Trautmann Elementary School nominated for the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Honors

Listen to this Post Courtesy Rocio Moore, (Laredo, Texas)-Trautmann Elementary School was nominated for the 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools Award informed the Texas Education Agency.   TEA announced the nomination of 26 Texas public schools for this prestigious recognition. The award honors schools for academic excellence and making significant progress in closing the achievement gap. This is

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

Listen to this 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

United ISD 5th Annual Run, Walk, Health and Zumba

Listen to this Post   Events will be dedicated to Adriana Rodriguez and Karina Villarreal, two educators that will be never be forgotten Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-The time to register is now for United ISD’s 5th Annual Run, Walk, Health Fair and Zumba Master Class! The 5k Run/Walk and Health Fair will take place on

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