Learning about the vast world of birds is like a treasure hunt. There are many paths that we can take to help us find these beautiful gems in nature. Books are a great way to start learning about birds. Bird field guides help us grasp the physical attributes of different birds’ appearances, as well as providing us with a feel of where the birds can be found, and what their vocalizations can sound like. Setting up bird feeders and birdbaths in your backyard can attract many the year. Planting native habitat in your backyard can be especially effective at attracting these feathered beauties, plus the native plants add an attractive touch to any landscape. Learning opportunities are constantly present when you find yourself looking for birds.
EDINBURG – Hidalgo County is sponsoring the Somos Humanos Todo Contamos Raffle & Telethon as a final way to encourage participation in the 2020 Census.
MCALLEN – Now more than ever, the stress of college courses makes mental health awareness a necessity as students manage life in the midst of a pandemic.
Well, that’s not exactly true--they also need plenty of food and a safe, comfy home where they can live happily ever after, perhaps with YOU!
AUSTIN — The United States Department of Education (USDE) announced that 26 Texas schools have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon schools for 2020. Recipients of this prestigious honor are selected based on a school's high level of student achievement or their exemplary progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Of the 26 schools selected, three Senate District 20 schools were recognized: Kelly-Pharr Elementary School (Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD), the Windsor Park G/T Elementary School (Corpus Christi ISD), and the Early Childhood Development Center (Corpus Christi ISD). All 26 campuses nominated by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in February received the designation. TEA's nomination was based on student performance on the first administration of the 2019 STAAR assessments.