Students Second Annual Research Conference

USHS Students Enjoy Symposium at TAMIU

Students enrolled in he Academy of Global Business & Advance Technology Magnet at United South High School attended a Logistics and Manufacturing Symposium at TAMIU.  The event featured keynote speaker Alan D. Bersin, who opened the conference by discussing the changing nature of the U.S./Mexico border. Additional topics of discussion were explored by Luis Perez Benitez, Attorney at Law, Rafael Tawil,…

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UISD Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting

For the 19th consecutive year, United Independent School District (UISD), has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (G.F.O.A.), for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report(C.A.F.R.).The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.…

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Camila Sanmiguel Appointed as National Student Poet by Library of Congress

  The National Student Poets Program (NSPP), recently announced its sixth class of youth poets which included Ms. Camila Sanmiguel, a J.B. Alexander High School senior. Sanmiguel and four other teenagers from around the country were chosen from among thousands of award-winning poets to receive the country’s highest honor for youth poets presenting original work. To…

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Race to Read at Perez Elementary

Students at Perez Elementary along with KGNS News Anchor Richard Noriega kicked off Disney’s Magic of Storytelling in a fun filled read event in the campus Library. Campus Librarian Perla Cantú hosted a Disney Cars themed reading event that was sure to make even Walt Disney proud.  The students participated in this event as part…

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Trautmann Elementary Students Rewarded for Completing AR Challenge

Over 240 Trautmann elementary school students were rewarded with an educational field trip to the Laredo Water Museum after reading a prearranged number of books over the summer months. Referred to as the Summer Reading Challenge, the assignment corresponds to the campus’ Accelerated Reader (A.R.) program. The program allows students select the books they wish to read, then utilizes computers or…