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Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

SMHS debate team wins district title for second straight year

For the second straight year, the San Marcos High School speech and debate team won the University Interscholastic League district championship, racking up more points than all their competitors combined.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

SMHS 'Stanford 16' head for debate tournament

At school they are called the "Stanford 16," those sixteen students from the San Marcos High School (SMHS) speech and debate team who are headed to Palo Alto, CA, to compete in the Stanford University Invitational Tournament...

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

SMHS speech and debate team starts year with wins

This year is looking like a good one for the San Marcos High School speech and debate team. Adding luster to last year's success, the team went to a tournament at Brandeis High School in San Antonio...

Monday, May 25th, 2009

SMHS debaters honored at City Hall

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) debate team was honored at City Hall recently for winning a district championship.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

SMHS named runners up at UIL competition

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) UIL Academic team recently took runner up standing in its district meet.

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

SHMS places four in state debate meet

San Marcos High School already has set a school record by qualifying four students for the state debate meet in March, and there could be more to come.