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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 senior accepted into Columbia University  KGNS.tv

A local high school student is getting ready to graduate at the top of her class and will be on her way to a prestigious university.



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.



Local educators named Teachers of the Year  KGNS.tv

Two local educators will be rolling around town in new wheels as a token of appreciation for the work they do.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 places second in Robotics competition  KGNS.tv

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Local high school student headed to US Naval Academy  KGNS.tv

United High School senior Mateo Simpson was accepted in the academy after being nominated by Congressman Henry Cuellar. Congratulation to Simpson on ...



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.



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.



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.



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 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 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.



Laredo Youth of the Month honorees named  Laredo Morning Times

The Laredo Sector Border Patrol recently held its Youth of the Month event at the Lyndon B. Johnson High School. At a ceremony for the January 2019 honorees ...



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.



Border Patrol presents February Youth of the Month honorees  Laredo Morning Times

The Laredo Sector Border Patrol held its Youth of the Month event at the Hector J. Garcia Early College High School on Wednesday. At a ceremony for the ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



ROBERT JOSEPH CREMO  Laredo Morning Times

Robert Joseph Cremo, 51, a produce businessman, was unexpectedly called to Heaven by the Lord on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Robert, also known by many as ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



UISD Graduation Ceremonies Are Underway  KGNS.tv

The United Independent School District will be kicking off their commencement exercises on Friday night, starting with LBJ High School.



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



BISD: Timberwolves can get new letter jackets  Beaumont Enterprise

Incoming Beaumont United students who have earned letterman jackets at Central and Ozen can receive a new jacket for the new school for free. Students must ...



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.



Recent Texas Border Activity: CBP Apprehend 1216 Criminals, Illegals And Seize Over $30 Million In Drugs  San Marcos Corridor News

Below you will find the latest information available for reported drug smuggling, human trafficking and illegal crossings that have occurred on the Texas border ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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  KGNS.tv

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



Judge rules in favor of UISD after employee claims discrimination, harassment during pregnancy  Laredo Morning Times

A lawsuit filed against UISD by an employee claiming she was discriminated and harassed during her pregnancies has been dismissed by a federal court judge ...



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 ...



David Sanchez II Named Player of the Week  KGNS.tv

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



Robot Contest Showcases Technical, Creative Abilities - UT Dallas News  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Locals to fight at Battle of the Borderland 1 in Laredo  Laredo Morning Times

After nearly two months of preparation, and a jawing-filled presser in March that only added to the anticipation, Battle of the Borderland 1 is set for Laredo this ...



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 ...



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 ...



Early voting begins today  Laredo Morning Times

Early voting for the primary elections begins today across Texas and Webb County, where important local seats such as county judge, tax assessor-collector, ...



Laredo actress, former beauty queen found dead at 31  Houston Chronicle

Man who beat 3-year-old to death in Laredo motel room sentenced to 30 years in prison A five-minute video interview with Garza produced by director and ...



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