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Allen Williams, PSJA ISD’s Landscape & Wildlife Habitat Specialist gives a mini lesson to PSJA students as part of their school’s outside classroom.

PHARR - The National Wildlife Refuge Association recently named Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD’s Landscape & Wildlife Habitat Specialist Allen Williams as the National Wildlife Refuge System Advocate of the Year. Williams

Edinburg CISD elementary and middle school science fair winners pose for a photo during the awards presentations at Canterbury Elementary School and the Edinburg Activity Center. The 2019 Edinburg CISD Elementary School Science Fair winners Campus Cluster A (grades kinder-fifth),
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EDINBURG – The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District recently hosted its annual science fair contest, receiving hundreds of entries from students at 38 elementary and middle schools. The Edinburg CISD

Allen Williams, PSJA ISD’s Landscape & Wildlife Habitat Specialist gives a mini lesson to PSJA students as part of their school’s outside classroom.

Former First Lady Laura Bush during her visit to PSJA ISD recently with students from Geraldine Palmer Elementary, Gisela Chapa from the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge and Allen Williams, PSJA Landscape & Wildlife Habitat Specialist.

PSJA ISD leader named National Wildlife Refuge System Advocate of the Year

PHARR - The National Wildlife Refuge Association recently named Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD’s Landscape & Wildlife Habitat Specialist Allen Williams as the National Wildlife Refuge System Advocate of the Year. Williams

Edinburg CISD elementary and middle school science fair winners pose for a photo during the awards presentations at Canterbury Elementary School and the Edinburg Activity Center. The 2019 Edinburg CISD Elementary School Science Fair winners Campus Cluster A (grades kinder-fifth),
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Edinburg CISD elementary and middle school science fair winners pose for a photo during the awards presentations at Canterbury Elementary School and the Edinburg Activity Center. Pictured top to bottom: 2019 Edinburg CISD Elementary School Science Fair winners Campus Cluster B (grades kinder-fifth), and 2019 Edinburg CISD Middle School Science Fair winners (grades sixth-eighth).

Over 300 winners named in Edinburg CISD annual science fair

EDINBURG – The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District recently hosted its annual science fair contest, receiving hundreds of entries from students at 38 elementary and middle schools. The Edinburg CISD

Brianna Quesada gets by Ronnie Cantur during their bi-district playoff game.

Teammates celebrate after Donna’s Brianna Quesada hit a half-court shot at the halftime buzzer.

Donna guard Gaby Campos is all smiles during a 20-point victory against Mission Veterans in the bi-district playoffs.

2019 RGV HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL SEAS0N WRAPUP

McALLEN — Brianna Quesada had just 5.8 seconds to get off a shot. She actually took it a bit early, but that didn’t matter because the halfcourt heave just before

Mayor Hernandez

Pharr mayor Hernandez:

PHARR - February’s sales-tax-allocation report released last week by the Texas State Comptroller reflects sales tax collected during the month of December 2018, and in terms of growth, the city

Edinburg Vela’s Roberto Silva wreslte against and opponend from McAllenRowe during the district championships at La Joya High

Mcallen Rowe’s Daniela Diaz wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Maria Saenz during the district championships at La Joya High.

Edinburg Vela’s Robero Silva wrestle during the District 15-6A wrestling match at La Joya High School.

McAllen Rowe’s Petey Lozano wrestles in the semifinals against and opponents from La Joya Juarez-Lincoln.

Edinburg High’s Tatiana Gloria wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Stephanie Gonzalez in the 138-pound weight class in the district championships at La Joya High School

VALLEY GRAPPLERS HIT THE MAT

Around the country, especially in Midwest states, wrestlers are known as athletes “of a different breed.” In places like the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, there are light shows and hot

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ALAMO - Our beloved mother, Hermila E. Garza, 101, departed this world on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 9:20 p.m.

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