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United ISD Celebrates Johnson High School 9th Grade Campus With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Posted Date: 10/17/2019

United ISD board members, administrators, teachers, students, and community leaders gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Johnson High school’s 9th-grade campus. The . . .

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Octavio Salinas Elementary Celebrates School Dedication

Posted Date: 10/17/2019

Laredo, Texas- United ISD: Campus, District, and Community members joined together for another landmark moment in United ISD’s esteemed history, the dedication of Salinas Elementary. Leading . . .

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Finley Elementary hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Parade

Posted Date: 10/11/2019

On October 4th, Finley Elementary hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness Parade.  Leading the Parade were teachers, Rocio Maldonado PK, Ana Fuentes K, and custodian Hilda Riojas, all cancer . . .

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Fasken Elementary Hosts Proclamation For World Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted Date: 10/09/2019

Laredo, Texas-United ISD: Today, Webb County Attorney Marco Montemayor read the official proclamation for World Down Syndrome Month at Fasken Elementary.  October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a . . .

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                                   A Leader in Me Lighthouse School

The Leader in Me Lighthouse Status School LogoWhat is the Leader in Me?
Leader in Me is FranklinCovey’s whole-school improvement process based on the idea that everyone can be a leader. This evidence-based approach empowers students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century.

        In the 2017-2018 school year, through the hard work and dedication of our students, parents, faculty, and staff, Dr. Henry Cuellar Elementary achieved Lighthouse accreditation, becoming the first and only campus to do so in the Laredo community. 


The Leader in Me Tree of 7 Habits

7 Habits for Students 
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of the key frameworks of the Leader in Me process. The 7 Habits help students learn and apply social-emotional skills. Additionally, the 7 Habits give students and staff members a common language and  are essential in building a strong leadership culture. 

Click here for more information on The Leader in Me program.