UISD students head back to school

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Over 43,000 United I.SD. students made their triumphant return to the classroom on Wednesday.

With the new school year, comes some big changes for two UISD campuses as they move on up to new and improved facilities.

Salinas Elementary welcomed nearly 800 students at the new location that was created with the help of the 2013 Bond Election.

Meanwhile, over at LBJ, the Wolves have a new den for its ninth grade students.

LBJ Associate principal Patricia Hinojosa says it's exciting to start the first day of school at a new place.

Hinojosa says they were able to fill the classrooms with their over 800 student body.