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Science Elementary Teacher Honored as Presidential Award Finalist

Celena Miller, a science teacher at PSJA ISD’s Cesar Chavez Elementary in Pharr, was recently honored by the State Board of Education for her selection as a Texas state-level finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

TxDOT To Hold Public Meeting For Improvements on I-2 and Bicentennial Boulevard

TxDOT will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed improvements to I-2 and Bicentennial Boulevard.

Knapp Community Care Foundation to Begin 2015 Grant Cycle

Knapp Community Care Foundation (KCCF) will be awarding millions to local nonprofit organizations. KCCF begins their 2015 grant cycle during an open house at their corporate office, located inside the Knapp Conference Center in Weslaco. The event will take place February 26 at 5 p.m.

Head-Shaving Event To Raise Money For Childhood Cancer Research

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation will hold their seventh annual head-shaving event at the Pharr Civic Center to raise money and support childhood cancer research. The event is scheduled for February 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Brownsville Receives $100,000 Grant from Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation

The city of Brownsville received $100,000 to provide a plan for interconnected pedestrian and bicycle routes in Cameron County.

City of McAllen Earns Recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful National Conference

The city of McAllen took first place in the government category for the Keep America Beautiful National Conference held in Washington, D.C.

PSJA ISD Releases Two Parent Apps to Increase School to Home Communication

PSJA ISD has released the Home Access Center mobile app and the LivingTree app to help increase school-to-home communication.

Harlem Globetrotters 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” Tour in Hidalgo on Saturday, Jan. 31

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will play at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo as part of their Washington Generals’ Revenge Tour.

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