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Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Hays CISD, Kyle alums open Kimbro building

The Hays CISD celebrated the opening of the Ernest Kimbro Multipurpose Building at Kyle Elementary School last Friday, coinciding with the bi-annual Kyle High School reunion.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Hays CISD board approves budget, sets tax rate

The Hays CISD Board of Trustees set a tax rate for 2009-10 of $1.4613 per $100 valuation, the same rate as last year. Additionally, the school district's assessment coordinator said the district is on the road to...

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Hays CISD approves pay raises

The Hays CISD trustees approved a pay raise for district employees, provided federal stimulus funds match up with legislative mandates.

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Hays CISD board talks construction, bilingual ed

The Hays CISD Board of Trustees set a maximum price for its new elementary school and received an update on bilingual education in the district.

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Hays CISD schools keep graduation schedule

Hays CISD Trustees approved the purchase of new light poles at Bob Shelton Stadium, replacing those damaged in a March 6 windstorm, in order for Hays and Lehman High Schools to keep their graduation schedules.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Reich steps down as Hays CISD principal

Hays CISD is looking for a new Hays High School principal after Shriley Reich asked to be re-assigned.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Bales Gym structurally sound

Hays CISD officials declared Oran Bales Gymnasium at Hays High School structurally sound after a light pole snapped at Bob Shelton Stadium last Friday night and punctured the gym's roof. However, the gym remains closed and crews...

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Cause of light mast collapse still unknown, officials say

Hays CISD officials say they do not know what caused a light mast at Sheldon Stadium to collapse on Friday except that wind was a factor.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Housing starts drop in Hays CISD

Hays CISD officials say housing starts in the school district dropped to only 892 in 2008, a 43.3 percent fall from two years earlier. But school officials say there's a silver lining, from their standpoint.

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Bilingual student surge forces more changes at Hays CISD

More bilingual students are enrolling in Hays CISD, especially in the Science Hall Elementary School attendance zone, forcing school district officials to transfer students who enroll during the rest of the school year.

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