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Monday, May 17th, 2010

Bowie students have hairy solution for oily problem

A group of students at Bowie Elementary School showed a novel approach to the Gulf of Mexico oil leak with their experiment for the Bowie Science Fair.

Monday, May 10th, 2010

National Honor Society Spelling Bee has elementary winners

San Marcos High School was the setting for the school district's recent Honor Society Spelling Bee. which saw the participation of 128 elementary school students.

Monday, April 19th, 2010

City lags behind Census count, millions at stake

Participation in the 2010 United States Census is lower in San Marcos than in Texas or across the country. After wide suspicion that the city was under-counted in 2000, city officials are hoping for a count of...

Monday, June 1st, 2009

American Heart Association thanks SMCISD coaches

San Marcos CISD elementary school coaches were recently recognized by the American Heart Association for their fundraising efforts. The schools have raised $306,000 in the past 20 years for heart research.

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Bowie students study other countries

Bowie Elementary School's annual "Six Flags over Bowie" event, held the week of May 18, gave every student the chance to spend the day in two simulated foreign countries.

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Masons present flags to local schools

San Marcos Masonic Lodge No. 342 donated four Texas flags to local elementary schools in observance of Texas Public Schools Week. All the flags have flown above the state capitol.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Dangers of SH 123 worry local drivers

A dangerous stretch of SH 123 just beyond Hays County and the San Marcos CISD has residents campaigning for improvements. An especially concerning location is the intersection of SH 123 and Ridge Road (above).

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Televisory: Ike's ire and Abe's body

The nastiest hurricane to hit Texas and one of the nation's most revered U.S. Presidents are two of the most stirring topics to be treated this week on television.

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Bowie named Distinguished Performance School

Bowie Elementary School has been honored by the Texas Education Agency for sustained outstanding performance.

Friday, May 30th, 2008

From San Marcos CISD: Six flags over Bowie

Bowie Elementary School recently observed their annual Six Flags Over Bowie event that celebrates the culture of six international countries. This year the featured countries were Egypt, Mexico, Kenya, Italy, Germany, and China.

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