McAllen ISD Zika Statement

Zika: What you need to know   On Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, we were informed by the City of McAllen of a ZIKA case in our community. It is important to remind parents and staff that this virus is transmitted primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito. The district has been following best preventive

Lamar Academy IB School of Distinction Award

McAllen ISD’s Lamar Academy earned the prestigious International Baccalaureate Organization School of Distinction award on January 26, 2017. The district earned this worldwide award due to its historical IB diploma earning rate of 98.1 percent (highest in the world). The global average is just 79.3 percent. McAllen ISD has awarded more than 550 IB diplomas

McAllen High Mariachi Oro wins 4th straight state title

Just call them the Quad Squad. The McAllen High School Mariachi Oro won its fourth consecutive state championship following competition this past weekend in San Antonio. They are champions for Class 6A after winning at the TAME (Texas Association of Mariachi Educators) State Finals held Feb. 3-4 at the South San Antonio High Performing Arts

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