Students at the library

Under the Sea Adventure at Prada Elementary Library

First Grade students of Prada Elementary were treated like Disney royalty this morning during KGNS’s Magic of Storytelling Event. Every detail was carefully thought out and perfectly executed. Everything from the colorful faux water dripping from the ceiling to The Little Mermaid music playing as students entered the Library created the perfect environment for today’s event. The…

Students listening a story

Race to Read at Perez Elementary

Students at Perez Elementary along with KGNS News Anchor Richard Noriega kicked off Disney’s Magic of Storytelling in a fun filled read event in the campus Library. Campus Librarian Perla Cantú hosted a Disney Cars themed reading event that was sure to make even Walt Disney proud.  The students participated in this event as part…

Students at water museum

Trautmann Elementary Students Rewarded for Completing AR Challenge

Over 240 Trautmann elementary school students were rewarded with an educational field trip to the Laredo Water Museum after reading a prearranged number of books over the summer months. Referred to as the Summer Reading Challenge, the assignment corresponds to the campus’ Accelerated Reader (A.R.) program. The program allows students select the books they wish to read, then utilizes computers or…

Students at the school library

Salinas Elementary Students Receive Gift of Books from the Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar

Recently, Mr. Francis Atwell, who is Congressman Henry Cuellar’s Outreach Coordinator, donated 60 books on the congressman’s behalf to Salinas Elementary School students. The books were distributed to students in grades 1-5  by way of  random drawing. The books varied in subject matter, and included novels, children’s stories and books about sports. School librarian Maria Garza said…