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Old United High School campus to transform into future middle school  KGNS.tv

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 students headed to national broadcasting competition  KGNS.tv

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



Laredo student nominated by Rep. Cuellar accepted to US Naval Academy  Laredo Morning Times

On Monday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) recognized Laredo student Mateo Simpson for his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. Simpson was ...



Man injured by falling utility pole  KGNS.tv

A man is injured by a falling pole while it was being installed at a cellphone tower in north Laredo. The victim was transported to a local hospital with a broken ...



United High School Robotics Team places second in competition  KGNS.tv

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



United High School choir spreads some Christmas cheer  KGNS.tv

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.



High school students receive parking citations  KGNS.tv

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  KGNS.tv

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 ...



United High School unveils new longhorn statue  KGNS.tv

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



Alexander and United High School qualify for Seven on Seven tournament  KGNS.tv

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.



UISD opens enrollment for Early College High School  KGNS.tv

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 ...



United High School Student honored by CBP  KGNS.tv

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.



United High School student receives scholarship  KGNS.tv

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



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

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 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 ...



United High School places second in Robotics competition  KGNS.tv

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



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.



Bomb threat reported at United High School  KGNS.tv

Students staff and administrators at United High School got a scare after a bomb threat was reported. The fire and police department checked the campus and ...



New United High School Ninth Grade Campus Opens This Fall  KGNS.tv

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



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 ...



Eyewitnesses to United High School Cheerleader Incident Give Statements  KGNS.tv

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



United to host Lady Longhorn Volleyball Tournament  Laredo Morning Times

The 2018 Lady Longhorn Volleyball Tournament is coming to Laredo the next two days bringing some of the best teams in South Texas to the Gateway City.



Students to compete in UISD marching band competition  KGNS.tv

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



United High School Student Receives Recognition for Science Project  KGNS.tv

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



United High School student receives perfect score on AP Exam  KGNS.tv

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



Local teacher recognized for his outstanding work in the classroom  KGNS.tv

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



Holocaust survivor speaks to United High School Students  KGNS.tv

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



UISD investigating computer hacking  KGNS.tv

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



United High School student recognized as CBP Officer For a Day  KGNS.tv

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



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 ...



UISD responds to allegations of students dressing in blackface  KGNS.tv

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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



New Life Queen crowned for 2019  KGNS.tv

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.



Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra hosting holiday concert  KGNS.tv

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



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 ...



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 ...



LBJ Coach Talks United High School Game  KGNS.tv

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



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 ...



UISD Announces Early Release Schedules  KGNS.tv

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



What you need to file your taxes with UISD  KGNS.tv

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



UISD informing freshmen about the new ninth grade campuses  KGNS.tv

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



22 notable people who went to high school in Laredo  Laredo Morning Times

There's nothing better than seeing someone on TV and telling your friends, "That guy? He went to my high school." Well, unless that guy happens to be on TV ...



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 ...



GILBERT MANUEL VIDAURRI  Laredo Morning Times

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 ...



Campos Looking to Make Mark with Cowboys  KGNS.tv

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 ...



United South Ninth Grade Campus on Schedule  KGNS.tv

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 ...



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 ...



United High Coach Talks South San Game  KGNS.tv

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



Jarwin making the Most of His Opportunities  KGNS.tv

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.



Students honored for December's Youth of the Month program  KGNS.tv

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 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 ...



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 ...



Laredo Sector Border Patrol recognizes Youth of the Month recipients  KGNS.tv

For the past 30 years the Laredo Sector Border Patrol has been hosting its Youth of the Month program in order to celebrate the academic and civic ...



Border Patrol honors Youth of the Month recipients for February  KGNS.tv

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



TE with Laredo Ties hoping to Stick with the Cowboys  KGNS.tv

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



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, ...



Records show how much Laredo school districts pay their employees  Laredo Morning Times

If you've ever wondered how much employees are making at Laredo schools, there's a report for that. The Texas Education Agency reports average base pays ...



High School Student Speaks on SB4  KGNS.tv

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



Friday Football Fever  KGNS.tv

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 ...



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 ...



Huskies lead the pack in 30-6A track  Progresstimes

It was a race that came down to the wire, but the Juarez-Lincoln Huskies boys track team emerged victorious last week as they claimed their second 30-6A ...



Longhorns Sign on with TAMIU Together  KGNS.tv

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.



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, ...



Local horse trainer ready for Kentucky Derby  KGNS.tv

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



Hollywood actress from Laredo returns home to screen latest film  Laredo Morning Times

Laredo Film Society and Laredo Theater Guild International say they have the pleasure of welcoming home Hollywood actress Julia Vera. READ MORE: ...



Laredo school districts, colleges will close early Tuesday due to inclement weather  Laredo Morning Times

Due to projected inclement weather, United Independent School District, Laredo ISD, Laredo Community College, Texas A&M International University, Harmony ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Martin High School Class of 1957 celebrates 60th reunion  Laredo Morning Times

In May 1957, students from Martin High School celebrated their graduation. Saturday at Embassy Suites, 60 years later, those same students reunited once ...



LIVE UPDATES: High school football games from around DFW and the rest of Texas!  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is underway with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...



Tyler Sokup Named Head Football Coach and Campus Athletic Director for Plano West  Texas Redzone Report

From Plano ISD. Plano, TX – February 19, 2019. At tonight's meeting of the Plano ISD Board of. Trustees, Tyler Soukup was approved and announced as Plano ...



RODOLFO “RUDY” SANTOS  Laredo Morning Times

“Thank you for being a part of my life and allowing me to be a part of yours.” Rodolfo “Rudy” Santos was born December 1, 1953 and lived each day spreading ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Sweet Serenades for Mother's Day Weekend  KGNS.tv

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



This Week on the TXHSFB Coaching Carousel (February 24 – March 2)  Texas Redzone Report

Welcome to my attempt to keep myself informed on head football changes in the state of Texas. If you see I am missing something, please DM @txhsfb on Twitter ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



David Sanchez II Named Player of the Week  KGNS.tv

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



This Week on the TXHSFB Coaching Carousel (March 17 – March 23)  Texas Redzone Report

If you see I am missing something, please DM @txhsfb on Twitter. Recent Hirings. Padriac McGinnis (Fort Bend Hightower HFC) hired by Houston Yates.



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 ...



Laredo ISD Christmas parade to be held Dec. 1  Laredo Morning Times

The Laredo Independent School District is proud to announce the details for LISD's 2017 Very Merry Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony scheduled ...



17-year-old poet from Laredo gains national recognition  Laredo Morning Times

Camila Sanmiguel has a way with words that are bound to take her far in life. The 17-year-old Laredoan is one of five National Student Poets, a prestigious ...



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 ...



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