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United High School students headed to national broadcasting competition

A group of bright and talented students are on their way to a national broadcasting competition in California.

United High School Robotics Team places second in competition

A group of bright young students from United High School celebrated a big win over the weekend.

High school students receive parking citations

Students at a local high school had to learn the hard way that parking where you are not supposed to can cost you.

UISD to host job fair event

If you are looking for a new job, UISD will be hosting a job fair next weekend where they will be looking to hire teachers, paraprofessionals as well as several ...

Old United High School campus to transform into future middle school

What was formally known as the old United High School, will soon transform into the future Trautmann Middle School. UISD says it has 18 months to complete ...

United High School choir spreads some Christmas cheer

They say the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear and a high school choir is doing just that.

United High School unveils new longhorn statue

Students and staff at United High School's freshman campus unveiled a new school monument that will be there for years to come.

Winners announced for 2019's Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade  Laredo Morning Times

WBCA announced Sunday the winners the annual Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade. Hundreds of Laredoans, out-of-town visitors and tourists ...

Alexander and United High School qualify for Seven on Seven tournament

Although we are months away from the start of high school football season, two local teams are starting to make some noise in seven on seven.

United High School to host Leadership Summit

United High School will be hosting a special summit for magnet students that will help them get the most out of their high school experience and achieve ...

United High School student receives scholarship

United High School Senior Francisco Ramirez received a $40000 scholarship for a rifle shooting opportunity.

UISD opens enrollment for Early College High School

UISD is hosting mandatory parent meetings for those who are interested in enrolling their child in Early College High School. The deadline to apply for the early ...

UISD students walk the stage for graduation

Graduations for UISD schools started on Friday evening with United High School students walking the stage.

Laredo teacher, 32, pleads guilty to improper relationship with 16-year-old student  mySA

For the third time this year, a former United ISD teacher has pleaded guilty to having an improper relationship with a student. Joel Adrian Madrigal, 32, pleaded ...

United High School Student honored by CBP

A United High School student is honored by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for her hard work and dedication in and outside of the classroom.

Expulsion proposed for United High School students caught changing grades  Laredo Morning Times

UISD administration has proposed that two high school students who were caught manipulating grades be expelled. The students have appealed the proposed ...

Enroll your child in UISD's Early College Program!

If your son or daughter would like to get a head start on their collegiate academics, there's a school program that they can be a part of.

United High School places second in Robotics competition

Students of the Robotics Department recently competed in the “BEST” Competition, or Boosting Engineering Science and technology.

United High School students rock out!

A two-hour concert rocked United High School to help promote the arts. The music and art festival is a road show aimed at opening up the world of music to ...

United High School students caught changing grades will be sent to alternative campus  Laredo Morning Times

The two United High students who were caught manipulating grades will be sent to the district's alternative campus rather than the Juvenile Justice Alternative ...

United ISD executive named most 'Outstanding Principal' in region  Laredo Morning Times

A United ISD middle school principal has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as the region's Outstanding Principal ...

New United High School Ninth Grade Campus Opens This Fall

UISD Faculty, along with the superintendent, toured their new ninth grade campus on Thursday.

Laredo students' blackface, Hitler costumes prompt social media outrage  Laredo Morning Times

An outcry broke out on social media this week over several Laredo high school students' choice of makeup for senior week as photos circulated online.

Students to compete in UISD marching band competition

UISD is inviting the community to watch talented young performers showcase their skills during its Marching Band Competition.

United High School student receives perfect score on AP Exam

Senior Myrnalejandra Canales was recognized on Friday by school officials for earning a perfect score on her AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam.

United High School Sees False Bomb Threat

Classes at United High School were briefly interrupted on Thursday due to a bomb threat.

Eyewitnesses to United High School Cheerleader Incident Give Statements

On December 27, 2016, there was an incident reported at a local high school involving cheerleaders and alleged on-campus drinking and sexual acts.

UISD: United HS students face possible expulsion, criminal charges after caught changing grades  Laredo Morning Times

Two juniors at United High School are facing disciplinary action after accessing teacher files and electronic gradebooks to manipulate grades this semester, ...

Holocaust survivor speaks to United High School Students

Students at United High School got a one-on-one history lesson from a holocaust survivor as part of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Local teacher recognized for his outstanding work in the classroom

Timothy Cantu is 2019 Teacher Of The Year at United Independent School District. He teaches broadcast media at United High School.

Ex-United High School science teacher crushed by Alzheimer's diagnosis  Laredo Morning Times

Blanca Hill's husband Don was about to turn 59 years old when he was asked to leave his job; he was a high school teacher. Blanca had begun to notice little ...

What to know on Election Day in Webb County  Laredo Morning Times

Today is Election Day. It is the people's last chance to decide who gets to represent them — from City Council to the Senate — until 2020. And while early voting ...

United High School Student Receives Recognition for Science Project

United High School student Carlos Mendez received recognition for his science fair project at the local, state and national level.

United High School student recognized as CBP Officer For a Day

CBP recognized United High School sophomore and cancer survivor, Martin Alexis Aviles as a CBP officer for a day.

Election Day: 7 runoff races to be decided in Laredo  Laredo Morning Times

Today is Election Day — the fourth Election Day of the year, and Laredo's last one for a while. Seven runoff elections will be decided today in Laredo — mayor, ...

New Life Queen crowned for 2019

One out of 11 girls took the crown during the Life Pageant over the weekend. Congratulations to Liberty Nickell and all the girls who participated.

Meet the 2019 LIFE queen pageant contests  Laredo Morning Times

The 2019 LIFE queen pageant will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. at the TAMIU Ballroom located at the Student Center. The LIFE queens will represent the 56th ...

UISD responds to campus incidents

UISD parents were concerned after rumors of threats were circulating online.

UISD investigating computer hacking

An investigation is underway at a United ISD school after recent allegations were brought to light about students accessing teachers' computers.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol recognizes Youth of the Month recipients

A group of high school students were recognized by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol for their hard work and dedication in and out of the classroom.

Laredo fugitive to serve 99-year sentence after years on the run  Laredo Morning Times

In July 2011, Victor Manuel Palomo stood trial for fatally shooting a man and wounding another at an after-prom party in northwest Laredo. During the third day ...

What you need to file your taxes with UISD

Tax season is in full swing and students of one local school district are willing to help the community with its taxes.

UISD responds to allegations of students dressing in blackface

UISD is facing criticism by many from the community after several high school students dressed for senior week in costumes that are being called racist and ...

Campos Looking to Make Mark with Cowboys

For the second year in a row the Cowboys have an undrafted rookie on their roster with Laredo ties, this time in the form of a hulking six foot seven inch 300 ...

2017-18 high school swimming All-City awards  Laredo Morning Times

Laredo experienced a successful swim season sending four athletes to the Class 6A state swimming and diving championships. UISD has had swimming for ...

Early voting for runoff elections begins today  Laredo Morning Times

Round two for Webb County's general election is now underway. Early voting for the runoff elections begins today and ends Saturday. All voting sites will be ...

All Around Hoops Basketball  Laredo Morning Times

Mention the name Dwight Becker Jr. around Laredo and the first word that comes to mind is “basketball”. But to truly know someone, you must first understand ...

How 'La Barbie' became the top-ranking leader of a Mexican drug cartel  Laredo Morning Times

Mexican drug cartel leader Edgar Valdez Villarreal, otherwise known as "La Barbie," was sentenced in Atlanta on Monday to serve nearly five decades in prison ...

Mexican drug cartel leader 'La Barbie', a former Texas football player, sentenced to 50 years  Fox News

A judge in Atlanta on Monday sentenced a former Texas high school football player who rose through a bloody power struggle for control of a Mexican drug ...

UISD Announces Early Release Schedules

Now that the end of the school year is here, the United Independent School District is announcing early dismissal times for this week.


Gilbert Manuel Vidaurri, 19, was called by the Lord to his resting place in heaven, Friday, January 11, 2019. Gilbert, as he was affectingly known, graduated from ...

Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra hosting holiday concert

The Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra will be hosting a holiday concert this weekend!

Jarwin making the Most of His Opportunities

The door has opened up for Blake Jarwin to get playing time with the Cowboys and he is looking to take advantage of the opportunity.

LBJ Coach Talks United High School Game

LBJ Head Coach Oscar Villa Senor shares his thoughts on tonight's game against United High School.

UISD employee accused of improper relationship with student resigns  Laredo Morning Times

UPDATE: United Independent School District says the employee has resigned. United ISD said Tuesday it will suspend without pay the employee who was ...

Congressman Cuellar recognizes students for US Naval Academy Acceptance

Two local students received congressional recognition for their acceptance into the U.S. Naval Academy.

DAVID T. NEWMAN  Laredo Morning Times

On February 1, 2019, David T. Newman, beloved husband and father passed away in Dallas, Texas with his wife and children by his side. Ana Laura “Lulu” was ...

WILLIAM “DALTON” TREVIÑO  Laredo Morning Times

On February 13, 2019, after a courageous four-year battle with metastatic colorectal cancer, Dalton was called home by his Heavenly Father. He was ...

Border Patrol honors Youth of the Month recipients for February

A group of high school students were honored by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol for their hard work and dedication.

United High Coach Talks South San Game

United High School Coach David Sanchez shares his thoughts on tonight's game against South San.

Students honored for December's Youth of the Month program

A group of high school students were honored by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol for their hard work and dedication in and out of the classroom.

UISD informing freshmen about the new ninth grade campuses

The new school year is right around the corner and UISD wants to advise incoming ninth graders the status on the new campuses.

United South Ninth Grade Campus on Schedule

U.I.S.D. says it saw great success in the concept of a ninth grade campus at United High School for the last seven years, they decided to do the same with United ...

Longhorns Sign on with TAMIU Together

It was a special afternoon for three young Laredoans at United High School as a trio of teammates all signed on to continue their playing days together.

Plea deal considered in improper relationship between educator, student case  Laredo Morning Times

A plea agreement is in the works for a former United Independent School District employee accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Jesus Garza ...

South volleyball tabs Martinez as its next coach  Laredo Morning Times

The United South volleyball program has landed its next head coach. UISD announced Thursday morning the selection of United assistant coach Debbie ...

UISD announces new head coaches  Laredo Morning Times

The UISD athletic department announced its latest additions with the hiring of two swimming coaches for the upcoming school year. Both bring a wealth of ...

Local horse trainer ready for Kentucky Derby

A local horse trainer who has ranked second in all time wins says he still needs to win the Kentucky Derby.

Four Laredo ISD seniors recognized as National Hispanic Scholars  Laredo Morning Times

The College Board's National Hispanic Scholar Recognition Program has recognized Cesar Cruz of the Hector J. Garcia Early College High School, Catalina ...

UISD League of Legends inductees announced  Laredo Morning Times

United Independent School District's League of Legends Awards recognizes and celebrates the success of alumni who have achieved success and made ...

Cardenas steps down for Alexander girls’ basketball  Laredo Morning Times

A coaching icon has hung up his whistle after leading the Lady Bulldogs girls' basketball program for the past six years. Alexander head coach Gilbert Cardenas ...

Democractic primary runoff set for today  Laredo Morning Times

Challengers for four elected offices in Webb County will finally get picked today and Democrats will also settle on a gubernatorial candidate to take on incumbent ...

TE with Laredo Ties hoping to Stick with the Cowboys

Blake Jarwin is a young man with Laredo ties, trying to catch on with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted rookie.

High School Student Speaks on SB4

While Senate Bill 4 continues to generate debate between both Democrats and Republicans, one Laredo high school student gives her opinion on the ...

Book Warehouse hosting story time events for the kids

A local book store is helping kids escape from reality with a good old fashion children's book.

Photos: IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars winners announced  Laredo Morning Times

LAREDO – The International Bank of Commerce Youth Parade Under the Stars took place Thursday. From pre-school to high school, Laredo's talented youth ...

Border Olympics hosting more than 100 teams  Laredo Morning Times

Laredo will be a mecca for high school athletics this week as the Border Olympics hosts tournaments for baseball, softball, boys' and girls' golf and boys' and ...

Youth parade set for 6 p.m. tonight  Laredo Morning Times

The IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars is set to start at 6 p.m. today. The annual parade will feature illuminated floats, dance groups, cheerleaders and bands.

Los Fresnos' Season Ends In Four-Set Defeat  Brownsville Herald

CORPUS CHRISTI — The volleyball season came to a finish all too soon for the Los Fresnos Lady Falcons on Thursday.

Girl Cyberbullied for Her Cancer Gets Support From Classmates  ABC News

A Texas teenager, who faced online taunting from classmates over her cancer diagnosis, is now getting support from her comrades. Nicole Pfister,14 of Laredo, ...

Friday Football Fever

District 29-6A Alexander, LBJ, United, United South, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Southwest and South San. District 31-5A Cigarroa, Martin, Nixon, Pioneer, Rio Grande ...

New Webb County human resources director selected  Laredo Morning Times

Webb County employees will be starting off 2018 with a new human resources director. At a special-called meeting Thursday, Commissioners Court interviewed ...

Criminal charges proposed for failure to report inappropriate relationships in schools  Laredo Morning Times

A bill recently passed by the Texas Senate proposes that school principals and superintendents face criminal charges if they intentionally fail to report improper ...

Sweet Serenades for Mother's Day Weekend

We want to treat all moms to some mariachi music before the weekend!

Ex-UISD employee charged with sexual assault of a child, improper relationship with a student  Laredo Morning Times

A former UISD employee arrested in March for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student is facing several more charges, ...

Marine educator workshop comes to an end

Friday marked a milestone of becoming a Marine at the United States Marine Corps recruit depot in San Diego, California.

Here's where you can vote on Election Day in Laredo  Laredo Morning Times

Webb County residents have one last chance to cast a ballot in the November special election. A local jail referendum and seven proposed amendments to the ...

Cassandra Mendoza named Nixon High School principal  Laredo Morning Times

Cassandra Mendoza was appointed as Nixon High School principal after LISD trustees voted 4-2 Thursday night during their regular monthly board meeting.

David Sanchez II Named Player of the Week

This week's Player of the Week award goes to David Sanchez.

Local businessman, theater advocate named 2017 Laredoan of the year  Laredo Morning Times

On a Tuesday at the Laredo Morning Times office, a deep, poised voice spills over the symphony of typing. One could almost hear the smile from the way he ...

Affidavit: Man sent sexually explicit love letters to Laredo teen, fathered her 1-year-old child  Laredo Morning Times

A man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl, according to Laredo police.. A man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting ...

Man arrested for allegedly threatening Texas church

Authorities in Seguin foil a gunman's plans to open fire on a Texas church over the weekend.

U.S. Congressman Beto O’Rourke returns to Laredo, hits up Palenque Grill  Laredo Morning Times

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, hit Palenque Grill on Monday night as part of his extensive campaign across Texas in his run for Senate. Since Friday ...

Robot Contest Showcases Technical, Creative Abilities  University of Texas at Dallas

Boisterous crowds, pep bands and school mascots are staples of athletic events, but they found a different point of pride during a recent event that placed ...

Texas girl cyberbullied for her cancer gets support from classmates  KTRK-TV

LAREDO, TX -- A Texas teenager, who faced online taunting from classmates over her cancer diagnosis, is now getting support from her comrades, according to ...

Laredo man indicted for sexual assault after 16-year-old gave birth to his child, records state  Laredo Morning Times

A grand jury in the 49th District Court recently returned an indictment against a 32-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl, court records ...

LIFE Queen pageant contestants  Laredo Morning Times

LIFE Queen pageant contestants The 2017 LIFE Queen pageant will take place Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the UISD Student Activity Center. The LIFE queens will ...

Marching Band Festival set for Oct. 3 at the SAC  Laredo Morning Times

Anyone who loves to see a great music arts competition is invited to attend the United Independent School District Annual Marching Band Festival. The event will ...

Partnership of local firms chosen to redesign four block stretch of land at end of I-35  Laredo Morning Times

City Council has selected a local team to oversee the redesign of the Boulevard of the Americas, or the four unattractive blocks between the end of Interstate 35 ...

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a child

A man is arrested for allegedly assaulting a young child in a south Laredo home. Laredo Police arrested 36-year-old Luis Francisco Mejia in the case.

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