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Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it was a downgrade from Exemplary.

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it...

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Crockett Principal Rick LaBuhn attempts to kiss pig

Crockett Elementary School Principal Rick LaBuhn had an unusual Valentine's Day date with a pig named Wiggles last week. The "kiss" attempt took place in the afternoon in front of a full assembly of 600 students.

Monday, October 11th, 2010

San Marcos CISD celebrates custodian and maintenance workers

San Marcos CISD campus custodians and maintenance workers were honored this month in observance of Custodian and Maintenance Appreciation Day.

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Lions Clubs help with San Marcos CISD eye and hearing tests

Elementary school students in San Marcos CISD are having their vision and hearing tested, thanks to the help of the local Lions Clubs. The screenings are coming up for students at Bowie Elementary School, Crockett Elementary School...

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Grandparents Day at Crockett Elementary was grand

The students at Crockett Elementary School hosted their Grandparents Day event this week, with more than 250 grandparents participating in the day. Because Grandparents Day fell on Sunday, San Marcos CISD schools observed the day either Monday...

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

San Marcos CISD reaches recognized status

San Marcos CISD vaulted from academically unacceptable to recognized in the newest Texas Education Agency accountability ratings as African-American, Hispanic and economically disadvantaged students at San Marcos High School all registered double-digit gains in mathematics.

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Sam's Club donates to San Marcos Baptist Academy

San Marcos Baptist Academy (SMBA) was recently given a $300 donation from the San Marcos Sam's Club. The school will use it to fund their Adopt-a-School program.

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Crockett students win reading awards

Three fifth graders at Crockett Elementary School were recognized for their reading achievements in the school's accelerated reading program.

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Travis, Crockett have 'video conference'

The librarians at Travis Elementary School and Crockett Elementary School set up a sort of "video conference" for second graders to share information about their science activities.

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