Braving the hot summer days, the Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South marching bands committed to honing their routines as both programs pursue a state championship, both band directors said.


Both campuses have been practicing since the middle of July to be ready for the start of football season this coming week.


"We are definitely going to be ready for the official kickoff, " said Shane Shinsato, HHSS band director. "We have a majority of our show on the field and everyone seems to be working very hard and very well together."


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HCISD kicks-off a new school year 

The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District celebrated the start of a new year with the help of 21st century technology.


HCISD hosted its first digitally distributed kick-off celebration on Thursday for half of its 28 campuses, the kick-off will continue throughout Friday for the remaining schools. 


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HCISD partners with Valley Morning Star

Valley Morning Star readers will be treated to more stories about Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District students, staff and schools.


HCISD is proud to announce its new partnership with the Valley Morning Star, which will include an HCISD page in the publication every Monday. 


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Person of the week: Lee prepares facilities for the school year

When you walk in any Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District campus or facility, the work of Ken Lee is displayed.


Lee, the maintenance director for HCISD, has been with the district for two years and oversees a vast majority of the landscaping and repair requests for the district. His department ensures that the campuses remain presentable for the community. 


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ACE Coordinator receives state award

ACE Coordinator Roxana Kozem received state honors when she was named Top Site Coordinator for cycle 6 earlier this month at the Ace Convention in Austin.


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Kick-off gallery
The HCISD photographers were in full swing taking pictures at schools across the district from the 2012 - 2013 HCISD kick-off.
To view the pictures click here. We will be adding more pictures throughout the next couple of days.
Muņiz Pharmacy gives supplies to students

Families attending Meet the Teacher Day at Treasure Hills Elementary were treated to bags with school and nutritional supplies from Robert and Bobby Muņiz of Muņiz Pharmacy.
The backpacks included crayons, markers and other stationary supplies based on grade level supplies lists, said Bobby, a former student at Treasure Hills Elementary.

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