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UISD Police Presents Football Tournament Profits to District's Partner For Scholars Program

Posted Date: 12/14/2018

The United ISD Police Department presented a check in the amount of $15,000 to the United ISD Partners For Scholars Program. The money was raised from the annual " Defending Our Badge," Flag . . .

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Ruiz Elementary Students participate in Code-a-Thon

Posted Date: 12/13/2018

3rd-5th-grade students at Ruiz Elementary participated in a week-long Code-A-Thon. Coding teaches valuable skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity, skills necessary for . . .

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UISD Breaks Ground for New Aquatic Center

Posted Date: 12/13/2018

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Bill Johnson Student Activity Complex to mark the beginning of construction for UISD's new Aquatic Center. Following a brief ceremony, Superintendent . . .

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UHS Longhorn Softball Ladies Spread Holiday Joy To CPS Children

Posted Date: 12/07/2018

For five years now, the United High School Ladies Softball Team has lived up to spreading holiday joy to children of Child Protective Services (CPS).  Thirty children between the ages of one and . . .

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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.