Edinburg CISD students connect with children in Congo

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORFourteen Edinburg Consolidated Independence School District students and their art teachers recently felt inspired after joining the Memory Project, a...

UTRGV CREATIVE WRITING SERIES: Masquerade

BY ELISA JULIE LONGORIAShe paints her smileSticky, sweet, crimson redThe Mask, she slowly puts on....The World she lives in, reflection of a Masquerade BallCourting...

EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT: Donna ISD implements parent academy, graduates first cohort

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORDonna ISD became the first in the Rio Grande Valley to implement its own facilitators to run the Parent Academy...

Great books to kick off your summer break

BY MARGIE LONGORIALUCKY BROKEN GIRL by Ruth Behar “An unforgettable multicultural coming-of-age narrative — based on the author’s childhood in the 1960s.” When young...

UTRGV CREATIVE WRITING SERIES: Love in color

BY RAMON SANTIAGOSome people believe the world lost all its beauty the day we lost our ability to see color. Since then no one...

EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT: Edinburg North band performs in China

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITOREDINBURG — The Edinburg North High School Band recently performed at the 34th Annual Shanghai Spring International Music Festival in...

UTRGV CREATIVE WRITING SERIES: Her name is Ana B. Woods

BY POEM BY VIOLETA RODRIGUEZShe is fierceShe is love,She is not about togive up,Her bones are storiesof Ana.Another tube, another needle, another meal,White coats...