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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

SMHS students take all top honors in debate competition

Three members of the San Marcos High School Speech & Debate Team swept all three top honors in Extemporaneous Speaking this past weekend at Round Rock High School, leading a tournament full of victories for the team.

Friday, January 20th, 2012

SMA Bears take another district basketball win

A district win on the road Tuesday night for the San Marcos Academy Bears varsity boys (16-6 overall) has set up a district show-down this Friday between the Bears and the New Braunfels Christian Academy Wildcats.

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Health occupations SMCISD students advance to state

The San Marcos High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) chapter excelled in the Area 1 Competitions this weekend, according to San Marcos CISD spokesperson Iris Campbell said.

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

SMCISD student artists honor King

San Marcos CISD elementary art students recently fulfilled standardized curriculum requirements by studying the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and listening to his famous speeches, such as “I Have a Dream."

Friday, January 6th, 2012

SMCISD reassigns four assistant principals

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Mark E. Eads announced the reassignments of four assistant principals to new schools effective Jan. 2.

Friday, January 6th, 2012

SMHS students advance in choir competition

Three San Marcos High School vocalists are preparing for the fourth and final round of All-State Choir auditions in San Antonio this month.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Alternative high school program graduates 28

San Marcos High School’s Phoenix Center graduated 28 students this month.

Friday, December 16th, 2011

SMA teachers honor eight students

Eight San Marcos Baptist Academy students were selected as Second Mile Award winners for the second quarter of the fall semester. The award recognizes outstanding effort in the classroom based on teacher recommendations. The award was established...

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

SMA student takes chair in regional symphonic band

Nicholas Boehm, San Marcos Baptist Academy student, placed fourth out of about 70 clarinet students from more than 25 schools in Central Texas, earning him the opportunity to audition for the All-State Band Jan. 7 at Robinson...

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Fitness project keeps Breihan-Hopp’s memory alive

Construction began Monday on Crockett Elementary School's new outdoor fitness track, which is being funded by an organization established in memory of Dawn Breihan-Hopp.

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