Lyndon B. Johnson H.OS.A. Hosts Health Fair

The Lyndon B. Johnson (L.B.J.), high school chapter of the Health Occupations Students of America (H.O.S.A.), hosted their annual Health fair for H.O.S.A. students, their families, and L.B.J. students and staff. The three hour event offered free blood pressure screenings, glucose, cholesterol and triglyceride testing along with informative literature about healthy diets lifestyle habits and exercise.…

Roosevelt Elementary Honor Society Delivers Thanksgiving Joy to 12 Families

National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS), students at Roosevelt elementary school held a Thanksgiving meal fundraiser from  Nov. 1 -11, 2016. The drive, which enjoyed the full support of  the faculty, staff, and fellow students,was the initial step taken to provide 12 Roosevelt elementary families with the necessary supplies for a proper Thanksgiving meal. Donations of $1.00 were collected…

Run Walk Zumba Invitation

UISD Invites the Community to Participate in Upcoming 5K Run/Walk & Zumba Master Class

United ISD is preparing for its 6th annual“Run Wild For Scholars 5K Run/Walk and Untamed Zumba Master Class.” They are two events on two separate occasions for the same cause. The 5K Run/Walk will honor First Responders, Military and the memory of two educatorsAdriana Rodriguez and Karina Villarreal. Adriana Rodriguez taught 2nd grade at Ruiz Elementary School And Karina Villarreal taught at St. Augustine Elementary School, however started her career in education as a…

Students Marching Parade street

Students Proudly Participate in the City’s Annual Veteran’s Day Parade

The United Independent School District was proudly represented at the City’s annual Veteran’s Day Parade held in beautiful historic downtown Laredo.  The Trautmann Middle School Band performed and the United High School Cheerleaders,Larriettes, and Air Force JROTC also took part in the parade that began at St. Peter’s Plaza and ended with a patriotic program at San Augustin Plaza.…

Book Donation from Molina Foundation

United ISD Receives Generous Book Donation from the Molina Foundation

Thanks to the Molina Foundation of California, the United Independent School District received books that will be given to students. The distribution effort, titled Launch into Learning for Laredo (Lanza de Libros para Laredo), is part of their family literacy campaign to give children a “learning boost” during the holiday season. Other surrounding school districts also received books courtesy of…