8 YA books you should soak up in October

BY MARGIE LONGORIA“Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish” by Pablo CartayaThis is a story about a boy who does not quite fit in but who...

La Joya ISD educator selected as HESTEC Math Teacher of the Year

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORGladys Enriquez, a math teacher at La Joya Independent School District’s Lorenzo de Zavala Middle School, was recently notified that...

PSJA ISD alumni nominated for Best New Female Artists at upcoming Tejano Music Awards

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORPHARR — Two Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD alumni and Tejano singers, Magali Delarosa and Sarah Monique, have been nominated for the...

UTRGV students learn about global change during study abroad trip to the Yucatán

BY VICTORIA BRITONine University of Texas Rio Grande Valley students spent a week in Mérida, on the Yucatán peninsula in México, as part of...

UTRGV certified as a Bee Campus USA affiliate

BY MARIA ELENA HERNANDEZThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, which encourages...

UTRGV certified as a Bee Campus USA affiliate

BY MARIA ELENA HERNANDEZThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, which encourages...

Education Spotlight: School year begins with new-look Mission High School

BY With a ceremonial ribbon cutting Friday, a new era has started for Mission High School. The event marked the end of several years...

Vaquero move-in day: Students learning to live on your own

BY Vaquero Move-In Day: Learning to live on your ownStudents and their families carried boxes, containers, backpacks, televisions and decorations into the dormitories at...

South Korea trip provides world of experiences for UTRGV students

BY MELISSA VASQUEZFrom learning to cook traditional Korean dishes to practicing Taekwondo, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley students who studied abroad in South...