Students at the Dr. Abraham P. Cano Freshman Academy looked to their futures during a special visit from the Chancellor of the University of Texas Systems Dr. Francisco Cigarroa.


During his visit, Dr. Cigarroa focused on the new university that will unite the University of Texas at Brownsville, the Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen and the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg.

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Teacher of the Week: Hernandez keeps student success at the forefront



To recognize the outstanding teachers at HCISD, the Communications Department will begin a Teacher of the Week section in HCISD's Valley Morning Star page and district website. Each Monday, a new teacher from our campuses will be showcased.


For almost 40 years, Maria Lydia Hernandez has started and finished her day with the success of students in mind.

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HCISD hosts Strategic Planning Community Summit to pave way to future success



The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District invites the community to come and help pave the way for the future during the Strategic Planning Community Summit on Oct. 1.


The summit is an opportunity for community members and district leaders to come together and discuss plans for success for the next three to five years.

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 HHS senior named 2013 Junior Agricultural Ambassador by USDA


Climbing fast in the field of Agriculture, Harlingen High School senior Morgan Martin was named 2013 Junior Agricultural Ambassador by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).


From the beginning of her high school years Martin showed her interest by joining the Future Farmers of America (FFA). Competing and placing at such events like the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show, reinforced her passion for agriculture and farming.

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Sam Houston student holds his own with chess grandmaster

Jacob Fox, a fourth grade student at Sam Houston Elementary, is making all the right moves in the game of chess. So much, that one of the greatest in the world has taken notice.


Fox was recently selected to play with Grandmaster Timur Gareev during a special Blindfold Simultaneous Exhibition at the Laura Bush Library in Austin on Sept. 21.

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HHSS junior earns prestigious marks at national FBLA conference


Taking care of business, John-Anthony Fraga, junior at Harlingen High School South, has showed his passion for the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) while earning some of their most prestigious awards. 

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Over 3,500 participants attend new look wellness event

With a revamped Health and Wellness program launched this year, Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District welcomed over 3,500 attendees to the HCISD and Valley Baptist Health System Wellness Kickoff and Fun Run Challenge Monday night at Boggus Stadium.

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