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United ISD Marching Bands Take 1st Division Rating Honors at UIL Marching Band Competition

Laredo, Texas-United ISD: United ISD is very proud of all its high school marching bands as each of them took top honors at the Region XIV UIL Marching Band Competition. The event took place on October 22 at the United ISD Student Activity Complex Stadium. “On behalf of our Board of Trustees, I would like to congratulate all of our outstanding high school marching bands…

United ISD Celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness Month

United ISD held two special ceremonies to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month.  October is designated as Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a chance to spread awareness. The ceremonies where held at Zaffirini Elementary and Nye Elementary with special guests from Laredo Down Syndrome Association and Laredo Down Moms. United ISD students from special education classes joined…

Alexander Freshman Attends National Series

United ISD’s very own Sergio “TC” Chavez III represented Laredo at the National Team Identification Series (NTIS), in Cary, North Carolina. NTIS is a comprehensive player identification program that facilitates coaches with access to America’s finest up and coming athletes. The preliminary qualifier to the series is an invitation only event where coaches from the…

Local School Districts Combine School Bus Safety Week Celebrations

Officials from United ISD and Laredo ISD were joined by the Webb County Sheriff’s Department, Laredo Police Department, and local dignitaries to celebrate National School Bus Safety Week with students from both districts. The observance began with a  bus parade that started at the Civic Center and arrived at the SAC Auditorium, where an official proclamation was recited by Judge Tano Tijerina. The observance was combined with a No…

United ISD Hosts Groundbreaking for Alexander High School’s 9th Grade Campus

Laredo, Texas: United ISD held a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of John B. Alexander High School’s 9th grade campus.  Leading the groundbreaking was United ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent, Mr. Roberto J. Santos.  Also in attendance were Leyendecker Construction and Franks Architects. Alexander’s 9th grade campus is projected for completion for the 2018-2019…

United ISD Breaks Ground to Mark The Construction For San Isidro Elementary

Laredo, Texas: United ISD began a new chapter today with a formal groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the construction for Elementary #29, San Isidro Elementary. Leading the groundbreaking was United ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent, Mr. Roberto J. Santos. Also in attendance were Leyendecker Construction, Juan Homero Sanchez Architect, and Metaform Architects Studio.  They are the…