Dual Language Program producing biliterate students

In a Dual Language classroom, elementary students engage their teacher and each other in English or Spanish. They study their subjects and lessons like any other class, however, they learn to do it functionally in two languages. Welcome to the Dual Language classroom. It takes students beyond bilingualism into biliteracy. The McAllen ISD Dual Language

Parent and Family Engagement Conference

The annual McAllen ISD Parent and Family Engagement Conference will be Saturday, January 21, at McAllen High (2021 La Vista Ave.). Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. with sessions starting at 8:45 a.m. Sessions will cover topics like parenting, health and nutrition, discipline, college and career readiness, McAllen ISD programs, community safety programs and more. Call 956-971-1113 for

8th grader organizes picnic for homeless

Katie Blackwell likes to help others. The 13-year old organized a picnic Wednesday, December 7 to help feed those in need. An 8th grader at Homer J. Morris Middle School, she arranged for meals, care packages and medical attention for those who are less fortunate. “It’s a group effort,” Blackwell said. “My parents have always taught

Take our online survey!

If you were not able to participate in the McAllen ISD Town Hall meetings held Dec. 7-8, here is another opportunity to let us hear from you. Please take a few minutes to share your opinion in this informative survey on McAllen ISD’s school buildings. The survey is multiple choice and leaves room for comments.

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