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Zaffirini ES Celebrates National Blue Ribbon School Recognition and 20th Year Anniversary

Posted Date: 12/06/2019

Zaffirini Elementary School (Z.E.S.), celebrated their recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School and their 20th year anniversary. The recognition honors public and private elementary, middle, and . . .

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Schedule for STAAR /EOC Testing beginning next week

Posted Date: 12/05/2019

United Independent School District wants to remind all parents and legal guardians about the important State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or STAAR tests that will be administered next . . .

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Reading on the Roof at United Middle School

Posted Date: 12/03/2019

At United Middle School, a culture of reading gets rewarded. Every six weeks, the school hosts an event for students that have met their reading goal for those six weeks. This occasion, the school . . .

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United ISD Announces Gloria S. Rendón as Deputy Superintendent for Administration and Operations

Posted Date: 11/22/2019

The United Independent School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Roberto J. Santos are pleased to announce Gloria S. Rendon as the newly appointed Deputy Superintendent for Administration . . .

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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.