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Mission CISD requests recommendations for naming of MHS softball facility  Waxahachie Daily Light

Mission Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) is considering the naming of the softball facilities located at Mission High School.



“A new era for Mission High School”  Progresstimes

Introducing a renovated learning environment in Mission High School, the district hopes to promote upper-level learning and education for its students.



Mission CISD honors top students in class of 2019  Progresstimes

That's according to Mission High School senior Alejandro Hernandez, who spoke to his fellow seniors last week during the 2019 Mission Academic Award ...



Mission High School renovation nearing completion  Progresstimes

Revitalizing the high school campus environment and aiming to ensure the new buildings are of the highest quality, the Mission Consolidated Independent ...



Mission CISD CNA students are job-ready well before graduation  Valley Town Crier

Fifty-six students from Mission High School (MHS) and Veterans Memorial High School (VMHS) gathered together this week to celebrate a milestone that makes ...



Mission CISD Board of Trustees approve District of Innovation plan  Progresstimes

Following the District Education Improvement Council meeting earlier this week, the Mission Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees voted to ...



Mission High School FFA Reserve State Champions in Senior Chapter Conducting  Valley Town Crier

The Mission High School FFA Senior Chapter Conducting (Parliamentary Procedure) team had phenomenal performances and stellar results at this year's state ...



MCISD board to vote on District of Innovation plan on Wednesday  Progresstimes

Teachers from all over the Mission Consolidated Independent School District gathered at Bryan Elementary School to hear more details about the proposed ...



Education Spotlight: School year begins with new-look Mission High School  Monitor

BY. With a ceremonial ribbon cutting Friday, a new era has started for Mission High School. The event marked the end of several years of construction on what is ...



Mission High School soccer team wins championship for teammate involved in car accident that killed 3 siblings  KGO-TV

High school students in San Francisco are coming together to help one of their own after a car accident that killed three of his siblings in Emeryville.



Mission High School students earn AP Scholar Awards  Valley Town Crier

Mission High School had a total of 11 students earn AP Scholar recognition for their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams. The College ...



Former ag teacher honored at 2nd annual FFA meet  Progresstimes

Mission CISD has found a way to honor agriculture teacher Jose “Joe” Correa, Jr. who passed away March 2013. On Saturday, Jan. 12, the district held the 2nd ...



Final construction phase at Mission High School to continue through fall  Monitor

MISSION — A massive construction project is still taking over Mission High School, where construction crews are doing everything from building a new grand ...



New Mission Jr. High School among likely future projects  Progresstimes

On Saturday, Aug. 12, Mission resident Rebecca Stubbs stood in the shade of the newly erected visitor's bleachers at Mission High School's remodeled Tom ...



Mission robotic teams learn from ‘peer-to-peer’ training  Monitor

Mission High School junior Robert Ramirez stretches his tape measure through the small village of LEGO buildings as an elementary student marks the distance ...



Education Spotlight: Students complete Mission EDC STEM internship  Monitor

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR. A school year's worth of work by female students from Mission High School's T-STEM Academy and Mission Collegiate High ...



25 years and counting for Coach Rod  Progresstimes

If there's one name that is synonymous with La Joya Lady Coyotes' softball, that name is Coach Charlie Rodriguez. That's because Rodriguez, or Coach Rod as ...



MCISD accepts over $57,000 from city  Progresstimes

The city of Mission has contributed a significant amount to MCISD's subscription to an online learning tool for students. During this week's board meeting, Dr.



Mission native to play with Harlem Globetrotters  Progresstimes

The chance to play for the Harlem Globetrotters will provide an unexpected reunion for Channel 4 Sports Anchor Alex Del Barrio. Del Barrio was invited to suit ...



WWE legend highlights of Mission’s traditional brunch  Monitor

MISSION — The annual Mayor's International Brunch, a tradition that stretches back to the 1970s, experienced a couple of “firsts” this year. Saturday morning's ...



Mission High School welcomes new principal  Progresstimes

MISSION—Mission High School welcomed new principal Edilberto Flores in November 2013. The principal is on his 21st year with Mission CISD and said he ...



Mission resident on the ballot for MCISD school board  Progresstimes

My name is Xavier Longoria and I am seeking election for Place 6 on the Mission CISD School Board. My wife Nora is the administrator for Mission's CTE Early ...



After 26 years with Mission, city manager announces retirement  Progresstimes

City Manager Martin Garza, who started as a police officer and worked his way to City Hall, where he became the mayor's right-hand man, announced his ...



Mission says goodbye to Salomon “Sol” Marroquin - the gentleman public servant  Progresstimes

The Mission community recently said goodbye to a man that represented decency and goodness. A man who was determined to break barriers and did so with ...



Lady Diamondbacks, Lady Patriots on collision course  Progresstimes

Girls Basketball has wrapped up round one of district play on the hardwood, and with another half to go, several Big 7 teams have proven to be playoff and ...



Original architect for MHS renovations sues MCISD  Progresstimes

ERO International LLP, the architectural firm originally hired to design the multi-million dollar Mission High School renovation project is suing the Mission ...



Mission High School's last home football game will be away  Progresstimes

On Wednesday Mission CISD officials decided to move Mission High School's last home game of the season to Hidalgo after state inspectors failed to approve ...



Shades of citrus: Royalty struts as Texas Citrus Fiesta kicks off with annual pageant  Monitor

MISSION — Aliah Garza, who is 6 years old, glided down the runway of the Mission High School gymnasium in her golden yellow ball gown Thursday night, ...



MHS graduate promoted to Commander of the 5th Recruiting Brigade  Progresstimes

For Colonel Roman J. Cantu, a career with the U.S. Army is something he always strived for and worked toward, but he never imagined where it would take him.



New Mission Collegiate High School under construction  Progresstimes

Mission CISD students attending Mission Collegiate High School will have a brand new campus next year. Construction on the new campus, located behind ...



Mission CISD board approves Tom Landry Stadium delay  Progresstimes

Based on statements from the construction contractor's project manager and a Mission Consolidated Independent School District official, there will be at least ...



MCISD board grapples with softball field naming process  Progresstimes

The dispute over the naming of the MHS softball field had less to do with the name itself, and more to do with the process of approving the name. During this ...



Mission CISD approves $183 million budget  Progresstimes

The Mission Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved a $182.9-million budget for the 2017-2018 school year, an increase of ...



Mission to conduct general inventory audit on assets, vehicles and equipment  Progresstimes

During this week's city council meeting, Mission was authorized to award a fixed assets, vehicles, equipment and general inventory audit services to Records ...



Connor Williams speaks to student athletes during trip to RGV  Progresstimes

Williams, an offensive guard for the Dallas Cowboys (no. 52), visited the Rio Grande Valley this weekend. During his stay, the 21-year-old spoke to student ...



Mission seniors among first Longhorn Scholarship Surprise recipients  Monitor

MISSION — High school senior Alejandro Martinez was weary of his family receiving an uncommon visit the morning after Thanksgiving when he saw his ...



Former NFL player, Vela coach arrested for drug possession  Monitor

A former NFL wide receiver and local high school assistant football coach was arrested last week on a drug possession charge. Henry Jamaar Taylor, 37, was ...



Mission High School construction projected to cost more than $30 million  Progresstimes

MISSION—Mission CISD is looking at spending more than $30 million to complete the third phase of the Mission High School renovation, according to Eli Ochoa ...



Sharyland, Mission, Pioneer playing on in postseason  Progresstimes

After eight years as the head baseball coach at Mission Veterans lined with playoff appearances and district championships, Smith made the move to lead the ...



Mission school district nearing completion of its second fully functioning kitchen  Monitor

MISSION — The ability to serve at least 1,000 students at once, provide a college environment and, most importantly, cook meals in-house, are the main goals of ...



MCISD: new hires and new assignments for coming year  Progresstimes

When school begins Aug. 28, students at Leal Elementary School will find they have a new assistant principal. On July 27 the Mission Consolidated Independent ...



Local youth excel at Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show  Progresstimes

Last year Sharyland Pioneer FFA member Danielle Rangel exhibited the Grand Champion steer at the 79th Annual RGVLS (Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show).



Police arrest 18-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting Mission High School student  KGBT-TV

Investigators have arrested an 18-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a Mission High School student.The student -- referred to as Princess Jasmine in ...



Minnie Rodgers announces re-election bid for MCISD board Place 7  Progresstimes

Herminia “Minnie” Rodgers has made her formal announcement for re-election to her current Place 7 seat on the Mission C.I.S.D. (MCISD) school board on May ...



Mission Historical Museum holds 12th annual banquet  Progresstimes

Adding five people to the Wall of Fame, the Mission Historical Museum continues to honor those who have lived in *service* to the community. The 12th annual ...



MHS High Flyers organizing alumni reunion - News  Valley Town Crier

Mission High School High Flyers Dance and Drill Team is organizing an alumni reunion. All former and current drill team members, directors, and principals from ...



Tom Landry stadium work might continue into October  Progresstimes

Tonight's varsity football game between two Eagles squads, from Mission and Eagle Pass High Schools, will be played at Sharyland High School's stadium ...



Mission High FFA brings comics to life  Progresstimes

The Mission High School Future Farmers of America are giving the Parade of Oranges another go for the Texas Citrus Fiesta. And this year, they're going big.



New Tom Landry Stadium described as “breathtaking”  Progresstimes

The good news is the architect for the $8 million Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium said construction is completed with the only remaining task standing in the ...



Palmview K-9 escapes from handler, kills another dog  Progresstimes

The K-9 — a male Belgian Malinois named Ringo — slipped away from police Officer Gerardo Guerrero's home Saturday, Nov. 10 in Mission. 20181116 ...



Mission CISD proceeds with Tom Landry stadium renovation while delaying two other major projects  Progresstimes

Mission Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees has voted to move forward with a major renovation project on the stadium dedicated to ...



Mission mayoral race among runoffs Saturday  Monitor

The city of Mission's runoff elections Saturday will decide whether Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas will exceed two decades in office. During the May 5 city ...



Teacher Edna Longoria held for pupil sex as 'bodily fluids' found in class - Daily Star  Daily Star

A TEACHER has been arrested for having sex with a pupil after investigators found “bodily fluids” in her classroom.



MHS ENCORE Theater receives three Palm Awards  Valley Town Crier

Mission High School ENCORE Theater brought home three coveted awards from the Annual Hidalgo County High School Theater Palm Awards on Sunday, ...



MCISD takes a look at district's facilities  Progresstimes

Mission CISD employees have gotten good at making what they have work, district leaders emphasized while standing in a bus yard packed tightly with vehicles ...



Jessica Ortega-Ochoa seeks re-election to Mission Council  Progresstimes

Jessica Ortega-Ochoa, born and raised in Mission, has filed for re-election for Mission City Council, Place 1 for the May election. Councilwoman Ortega-Ochoa ...



MHS High Flyers earn multiple awards  Progresstimes

MISSION –The Mission High School (MHS) High Flyers Dance and Drill Team attended two competitions over the summer break and brought home a number of ...



Mission Councilman Dr. Armando O'cana announces his intention to seek for the position of Mission Mayor  Progresstimes

Dr. Armando O'caña Sr. announces his intention to run for the position the City of Mission Mayor. Dr. O'caña said, “I feel that with God, family, friends, neighbors, ...



MCISD valedictorians share dreams  Progresstimes

Both valedictorians for Mission CISD showed vulnerability Monday when they addressed a crowd at the McAllen Convention Center filled with their classmates, ...



TEA to Mission CISD: Special Ed 'needs intervention'  Progresstimes

In light of some average grades for the district from the state's proposed new ratings system and some deficiencies found in the district's special education ...



RGV Sports Hall of Fame inductee Frank Hernandez stays true to Mission roots  Monitor

Frank Hernandez was part of a few historic moments in college football history, but his heart always goes back to the Rio Grande Valley. “I played in what is ...



Mission museum inducts Wall of Fame honorees  Progresstimes

Educators like Romulo D. Martinez, Maria Lydia Rodriguez, Rosa M. and Gustavo Zapata affected the lives of thousands of students over multiple decades.



MCISD moves forward with high school, junior high renovations  Progresstimes

MISSION—Mission CISD trustees agreed to move forward with improvements to both Mission High and Mission Junior High schools at a meeting last week.



Jury convicts former La Joya police chief on drug trafficking charges  Progresstimes

The jury — eight women and four men — found Geovani V. Hernandez, 44, of McAllen guilty on two counts of attempting to aid and abet possession with intent ...



$1 Million scoreboard for Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium?  Progresstimes

After one game played in the new Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium at least one member of Mission Consolidated Independent School District Board of ...



Armando 'Mando' O'Caña wins Mission mayoral race  Rio Grande Guardian

MISSION, RGV – As expected, Armando ”Mando” O'Caña will be the new mayor of Mission. Unofficial election results show the longtime educator and city ...



MCISD hosts Mission Exemplary Migrant Senior Banquet - News  Valley Town Crier

The Migrant Department hosted their Mission Exemplary Migrant Senior Banquet on April 19, 2018. A total of 35 migrant seniors from Mission High School, ...



Federal judge says prominent McAllen attorney is 'being investigated'  Progresstimes

Federal agents caught Luyten, an 81-year-old pilot from Belgium, attempting to fly immigrants from Weslaco to Houston in November 2018. Faced with 10 years ...



Patricia O'Caña-Olivarez running for 275th District Court Judge  Progresstimes

Patricia O'Caña-Olivarez is the eldest of four children born to young migrant workers, Guadalupe and Jorge O'Caña, Sr. of Mission, Texas. She graduated in the ...



Tom Landry Stadium likely site of VMHS playoff game  Progresstimes

With Mission CISD's Veterans Memorial High School locked in the District 31-5A playoffs, and having won a recent coin toss to become home team in the first ...



New head coach hopes to bring life to Mission hoops  Progresstimes

Changing the culture of a program is a tall order; the team needs to buy-in from the top down, coaches and players alike. That is the challenge the Mission ...



La Joya hires youth coach with criminal record  Progresstimes

The City Commission hired Jose Luis “Puma” Rodriguez, 39, of La Joya on Tuesday night. Rodriguez — who police arrested on theft, drunken driving, evading ...



Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium comes alive  Progresstimes

For most of their adult lives attending Friday night football games at Mission High School was a family tradition for Joe and Maria Montemayor. Herself a Mission ...



MCISD kicks off summer reading initiative  Progresstimes

Mission CISD students broke a record on May 17 with the largest choral reading in south Texas. About 5,800 students gathered at Tom Landry Stadium for the ...



Eagle Pride: First MHS graduating class reunites 50 years later  Progresstimes

Gloria Garza stopped mid-sentence as the intro to “Hand Jive” filled up Balli's ballroom Saturday night. “Sorry, but she's been so excited about this,” Garza said, ...



Are you ready for Big 7 football?  Progresstimes

Ready or not, Valley high school football is back. And the seven varsity teams from Mission, Sharyland and La Joya school districts are all in action this weekend ...



Eagles are on a Mission to succeed  Progresstimes

Mission Eagles head football coach Koy Detmer probably has a better view from his office window than any other coach and athletic coordinator in the Valley.



The 15th Battle of Conway  Lone Star Gridiron

video: Digital Glory Films. A Street Divides Them but Football Brings Them Together. The Battle of Conway all started when the City of Mission, Texas decided to ...



La Joya tops Mission for first district win  Progresstimes

Momentum can move mountains, and when the La Joya Lady Coyotes and Mission Lady Eagles met on Tuesday, it was a battle from beginning to end between ...



First Hidalgo County High School Theatre Awards to take place in April  Progresstimes

Often competing only once a year, local high school theatre programs have geared up for a competition no one is likely to forget. This fall, 18 schools competed ...



Thanksgiving Basketball Classic tips off Friday  Progresstimes

Originally known as the Grapefruit Classic, in honor of the Texas Citrus Fiesta, the Mission Thanksgiving Basketball Classic is now in its 55th year. For 53 of ...



Son of migrant farm workers new Mission planning director  Progresstimes

As a young man growing up in Mission Jaime Acevedo had dreams of becoming a doctor. That is until he began taking pre-med classes at the University of ...



District 30-6A basketball: Big 7 teams looking for strong showing in 2017-2018  Progresstimes

Last year, these four of the Big 7 teams had a good showing, but are looking for more in the 2017-2018 season. Here's a look at their status among the Big 7 ...



MCISD high school construction updates  Progresstimes

MISSION—Timelines for high school construction projects were discussed at the Mission CISD Facilities Committee meeting held last week. Superintendent ...



Attorney General's Office investigating voter fraud complaint in Agua SUD election  Progresstimes

The Texas Attorney General's Office is investigating a complaint about illegal voting during the Agua Special Utility District election. Eric Sanchez — a Mission ...



Palmview puts the “unity” in community with 2019 festival  Progresstimes

Residents of the RGV gathered last Saturday to listen to big bands, watch local children perform and sample some food and drinks from the many vendors at the ...



Koy Detmer returns to Mission  Progresstimes

The Valley's all-time leading passer is returning to his alma-mater. During a special CISD school board meeting Monday morning, former Mission Eagles' ...



Mario Pena announces retirement  Progresstimes

Thirty-seven years after starting his varsity football coaching career at Mission High School, Mario Pena has announced he will be ending it at Mission as well.



LA Archdiocese Pays Record $8 Million in Sex Abuse Settlement  Church Militant

You are not signed in as a Premium user; we rely on Premium users to support our news reporting. Sign in or Sign up today! LOS ANGELES ...



Coronation highlights colorful fiesta’s 86th year  Monitor

MISSION — The local citrus industry has a new king and queen. King Citrus and Queen Citrianna were crowned Thursday night as part of the annual Texas ...



Mission teen dead after auto-pedestrian crash  Progresstimes

A 16-year-old Mission High School student died after he was struck by a drunk driver Monday night, according to McAllen police. Hermann Alejandro Hernandez ...



Palmhurst Police Department holds memorial ceremony in honor of National Police Week  Progresstimes

Gathering at the Shary Memorial Chapel, police officers from across the Rio Grande Valley gathered for a memorial *service* for those who have fallen in the line ...



Tom Landry stadium project manager: 'Battle of Conway' may be played elsewhere  Progresstimes

Though nothing is “official” yet, the contractor in charge of renovating Mission High School's Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium said it's looking more and more ...



It's all in the family for Lady Eagles  Progresstimes

When it comes to the Mission High School girls' soccer team, it's all in the family. With Aaron Clemons as the head coach, his wife Edna Clemons as his assistant ...



O'Caña: If elected mayor, I will only serve two terms  Rio Grande Guardian

MISSION, RGV – The candidate challenging longtime Mission Mayor Norberto 'Beto' Salinas says if elected to office on Saturday, he will definitely only serve a ...



Valley educators call for Mexican-American Studies  Monitor

McALLEN — The Texas State Board of Education is once again opening the floor to discussion regarding Mexican American Studies. This time the agenda item ...



Mission CISD Special Olympics athletes bring home medals from Winter Games  Progresstimes

Eleven Special Olympics athletes from Mission Consolidated Independent School District competed in the recent 22nd annual Winter Games in Austin.



Police: Sex offender attacks jogger near Mission High School  KGBT-TV

A convicted sex offender is back behind bars after being accused of attacking a jogger near Mission High School.



Man found dead at mansion built by Weslaco drug trafficker  Progresstimes

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office found a man dead last week outside a mansion built by a well-known drug trafficker. Deputies found Jose Raul Aldana, 49, ...



Buy a taco at Tacolicious, help a kid  KGO-TV

Who would have thought that selling tacos could help feed the minds of hundreds of students?



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