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Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

San Marcos CISD hits 100 percent in ‘highly qualified teacher’ standards

The federal No Child Left Behind Act requires U.S. school districts to monitor and to publicize the percentage of highly qualified teachers in the district’s classrooms.

Monday, November 24th, 2008

San Marcos CISD channel: Sun, sand, school

Eighteen members of the college readiness program traveled to North Padre Island for the Island Day College Fair hosted at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Hernandez student’s geography poster wins state competition

Sarah Mock takes first in Texas Alliance for Geographic Education’s 2008 Geography Awareness Week poster contest.

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Eleven San Marcos seniors recognized for Advanced Placement achievement

One student -- Kathryn Dix -- qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or...

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Letter: Let our kids attend their neighborhood school

Chris North writes, proposed elementary attendance zones, "The process by which the proposed plan came to be was flawed from the start."

Monday, November 10th, 2008

From Mayor Susan Narvaiz: ‘I know we will come together as one community’

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz became the third mayor in city history elected by popular vote to serve three terms as mayor as results of the Hays County Election Ballot Board meeting affirmed that Narvaiz received more...

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

San Marcos CISD channel: In mock election, students pick Obama, Narvaiz

San Marcos High School students cast vote in a mock election on Tuesday and correctly called the eventual winners for mayor, president and U.S. representative.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Zombie book author brings literature to life for PRIDE students

The horror author brought his second book in the Down the Road series with him, a volume entitled On the Last Day.

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Junior high program aims to prevent bullying

Goodnight Junior High School recently hosted a "Bully-Proofing Our School" parent night. GNJH Assistant Principal Beverly Smith reports that there was good attendance by students and parents.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Travis Elementary hosts ‘NBA’ games to encourage attendance

Following the first six weeks of school, Travis Elementary School staff and select students celebrated with their own NBA games for the students who had “Never Been Absent.” To be an NBA member and player, a student...

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