South Texas ISD BETA rebrands as World Scholars

EDINBURG -The South Texas Business, Education and Technology Academy will officially become South Texas ISD World Scholars as demand for a worldly education increases. The...

Father figure: PSJA teacher forges strong bonds with his ‘kids’

PHARR — Science teacher Rene Treviño was getting a little help from his daughter, Alexondra, in setting up materials ranging from Kool-Aid bottles to...

UPDATE: Former McAllen school board candidate files petition challenging election results

Gina Karam Millin on Thursday filed a petition through attorney Ronald Hole for an election contest, challenging Place 4 McAllen ISD trustee Tony Forina’s...

Edcouch-Elsa ISD may renovate old middle school into fine arts academy

EDCOUCH — The Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District may spend up to $350,000 for the creation of a fine arts academy that would incorporate various...

UTRGV adding grad programs in move toward research

On the heels of recently attaining Tier 2 status from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the University of Texas Rio Grande...

Learning to fly: STISD students take flight through partnership with Sun Valley Aviation

HARLINGEN — Pilot Terry Barbee guided 16-year-old Joaquin Garcia around the white, 3,600-pound Bonanza A36 as he inspected the aircraft here at Sun Valley...

Mercedes schools cut work days for some to save funds

MERCEDES — Mercedes school board trustees approved reducing the days worked for some district employees in a 5-2 vote during a board meeting Monday...

Edinburg superintendent Gutiérrez named lone finalist for Brownsville ISD post

BROWNSVILLE — The Brownsville Independent School District on Thursday officially named René Gutiérrez, the superintendent of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District since 2009,...

Edinburg prepared to begin superintendent search

The Edinburg school trustees will consider the next step in leadership if Superintendent René Gutiérrez is named lone finalist for the Brownsville Independent School...

Court decision pending, RGC superintendents prepare transition

While the Rio Grande City school district awaits a court decision to clear up who currently holds its top administrative position, interim Superintendent Roel...