Laredo Community College and United ISD Administrators

UISD & LCC Announce Biotechnology & Life Sciences Innovative Academy Early College High School

United ISD, in partnership with Laredo Community College, announced the forthcoming Biotechnology and Life Sciences Innovative Academy Program (B.L.S.I.A.), at a press conference held at Lyndon B. Johnson High School library. The program will start during the 2017-2018 school year, and focus on healthcare related sciences . The academy is an expansion of the Early…

People presenting award to teacher

Lyndon B. Johnson Teacher Wins Humanities Award

On February 21, 2017, Ana Cristina Martinez, a Spanish teacher from Lyndon B. Johnson High School, was presented with the 2016 James F. Veninga, Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award. During a ceremony held at Lyndon B. Johnson High School, early college students, administration, and LBJHS alumni gathered to honor and congratulate her for this prestigious award. She…

Students with medals and certificates

United ISD Outstanding 8th Graders of the Month for February 2017

Nine United ISD 8th graders were among those recognized as outstanding students for February 2017. The top performing students were honored for their academic excellence, participating in projects that benefit our community and being excellent role models. This month’s recognition ceremony was hosted at Blessed Sacrament School. The program is sponsored in part by Friends of the Family, KGNS-TV,  Family Nissan, Telemundo, Laredo Emergency Room, Rosaura…

Students with medals and awards

Alexander High School Students Qualify At UIL Cross-Examination Debate Meet

Alexander High School has qualified two teams for the 2016-17 University Interscholastic League State Cross-Examination Debate Meet to be held March 13-18 at The University of Texas at Austin. Qualifiers include:  The 1st place team of Daniella Cuellar and Ivan Garcia and 2nd place team of Alexander Chapa and Alessandra Garza The students qualified for the state meet by placing first or…

Border Patrol recognize students

Youth of the Month Recipients for February 2017

Four United I.S.D. students were among those celebrated as Youths of the Month for February 2017.  The monthly program honors local high school students who excel in academics and volunteer in their community. All students are nominated for the recognition by their teachers and counselors. This month’s ceremony was held at United High School.  The Youth of The Month program is sponsored in part by the U.S. Border Patrol, The Senate of Texas, United States Congress,  Royal Laser Wash, McDonald’s,…

Mayor of Laredo with Career and Technical Education

United ISD Celebrates Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

Laredo, Texas-United ISD: With the theme, Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow, participants in United Independent School District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program joined others from across the nation in recognizing the month of February as “National Career and Technical Education Month.” CTE programs can be found in high schools, career centers, community and technical colleges, and four-year universities. These…

Public Meeting February 6, 2017

Public Meeting on District of Innovation

Public Meeting planned as United ISD pursues District of Innovation Designation: United ISD District Advisory Committee to meet February 6, 2017 United ISD (February 2, 2017)- The public is invited to attend a meeting of United ISD’s District Advisory Committee on Monday, February 6, 2017, at the Bill Johnson  Student Activity Complex Meeting Room #2 (5208…

Blue Ribbon Schools

TASA Conference Spotlights Blue Ribbon Schools

 The Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA), Midwinter Conference in Austin, Texas is a popular conference for state school leaders because it provides such a valuable opportunity to come together to discuss and share innovative practices, network with peers, address the administrative issues administrators face every day, and gain fresh insights.  A Blue Ribbon Recognition Luncheon was hosted during…