Students and administrators planting a tree

“Earth Day” Celebrated At VME

​In honor of Earth Day, Commissioner Jesse Gonzalez, Pct. 1 and City of Laredo Council Member Rudy Gonzalez, Jr., District I, donated trees to Veterans Memorial Elementary School and held a tree planting ceremony on April 21, 2017. Pre-kinder and kinder students gathered for a ceremony to plant the trees in the back area of…

High School students and administrators

United ISD Hosts Groundbreaking for Lyndon B. Johnson High School’s 9th Grade Campus

United ISD Held a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Lyndon B. Johnson High School’s 9th grade campus.  Leading the groundbreaking was United ISD Board of Trustee Ramiro Veliz, III and Superintendent, Mr. Roberto J. Santos.  Also in attendance were Leyendecker Construction, Franks Architects and Pfluger Architects.  L.B. Johnson’s 9th grade campus is projected for completion for the 2019-2020 school year.     The New 9th…

Group of people with Laredo's Mayor Pete Saenz

United ISD Celebrates “Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week”

United ISD’s Afterschool Adventures Program is joining Afterschool Programs across the United States to celebrate the professionals that are at the heart of afterschool programs during “Afterschool Professional Appreciation Week,” April 24-28, 2017. “Our Afterschool professionals are making a difference in the lives of our children,” said United ISD Superintendent of Schools Roberto J. Santos.…

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United ISD Earns Incentive from AEP Texas

AEP Texas recently presented United ISD with a check in the amount of $152,951.00 for its partnership with the SCORE  (Schools Conserving Resources), program.  CLEAResults, who manages the SCORE program, evaluated energy saving improvements in the district, and determined that United ISD qualified for the incentive dollars.  In 2016, the districts’ Energy and Environmental Management department…

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UHS Senior Gabriel H. Acosta II To Attend The United States Naval Academy Preparatory School

Laredo, Texas, United ISD: It has been confirmed that United High School, senior Gabriel H. Acosta II will attend the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS), located on Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island. Acosta, who is enrolled in the Science Engineering Magnet School at UHS, is focused on becoming a navy aviator and expert in military…