Graduation Information

Graduation 2017 – Important Information

CEREMONIES INFORMATION: Over 3,000 United Independent School District high school students will don graduation caps and gowns for commencement ceremonies that will take place June 2 and 3 at the Laredo Energy Arena, located at 6700 Arena Boulevard.  The schedule for the 2017 United ISD high school graduation ceremonies will be as follows:  June 2, 2017                Sames…

Group picture at Amparo Gutierrez

Amparo Gutierrez Elementary Celebrates 25 Years of Quality Education!

Amparo Gutierrez elementary school celebrated its 25 year milestone in grand style. Principal Claudia C. Dovalina-Guzman and Assistant Principal Michelle Cantu co-hosted the event.  The guest roster included UISD Board Members, Superintendent Roberto J. Santos, several District officials, former and present teachers and administrators. Former Principal Rita Peters, who opened the school in 1992, was…

Group picture with 8th graders of the year

United ISD Proud of its Outstanding 8th Graders of the Year!

Nine United ISD middle school students were announced as Outstanding 8th Graders of the Year. Parents, teachers and administrators applauded the group of students who had been previously recognized as Outstanding 8th Graders of the Month during the course of the school year. In addition, Clark middle school student Arabellah Lozano was honored as one of the Top 3 Overall…

Teachers of the Year at Powell Watson Group Picture

Powell Watson Rewards UISD’s Teachers of the Year

It was the start of a great year for two UISD teachers when they arrived for a press conference hosted by Toyota of Laredo on Bob Bullock Loop. The dealership, a division the Powell Watson Auto Group, organized the press conference to congratulate UISD’s  Elementary School Teacher of the Year(Miguel Angel Chavez from Centeno Elementary), and Secondary School Teacher of the…

Student, Principal and librarian group picture

Christina Sanchez 2017 National Book Challenge Winner

Laredo, Texas, [May 10, 2017] –Christina Sanchez, a 4th  grade student at Salinas Elementary School has been announced as one of Studentreasures Publishing National Book Challenge winners for the 2016-2017 school year. Christina was recognized for her contributions on her book, “Super Cat  Vs. the Fry Thief,” that was published earlier this year through one of Studentreasures’ publishing programs. …

Student receiving award

United South Magnet School students attend Business and Dining Etiquette Training Session

United South High School senior Andrea Miranda Paez, was selected as the Laredo Border Patrol Youth of the Year for 2017. Laredo Sector Border Patrol Acting Chief Robert Boatright made the announcement of the final selection by program partners during a special ceremony held at the International bank of Commerce (IBC), Annex ballroom located on Jacaman Road. IBC awarded Ms.…

Principal and HEB CEO with award

Dr. Myrtha Villarreal 2017 Statewide Elementary School Principal – HEB Excellence in Education Awards

H.E.B. Awards United ISD, School Principal Dr. Myrtha Villarreal of Colonel Santos Elementary School as the 2017 H.E.B. Excellence in Education Award in the Elementary School Principal Category.  The wait is over! United ISD’s Dr. Myrtha Villarreal, Campus Principal at Colonel Santos Benavides Elementary School was named Statewide Principal for the H.E.B. Excellence in Education Award.…