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David Chiu

Friday, November 5th, 2010

School trustees approve $1.5M for improvements

San Marcos CISD trustees are letting loose $1.5 million for campus improvements and a new career and technology education facility, but money worries are on the minds of some trustees.

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

San Marcos CISD takes steps to start orchestra

San Marcos CISD trustees could launch an orchestra program for middle school and high school students as soon as next year. As a start, trustees agreed last week to give the San Marcos Artist Retention and Training...

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

School board approves academies for 2011-12

San Marcos CISD trustees approved a plan to divide San Marcos High School into discrete career academies this week with hopes that students will be better prepared for later life while the school district attracts more students...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Trustees attend summer leadership institute

The San Marcos CISD trustees recently returned from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Summer Leadership Institute held June 10-12 in San Antonio.

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

San Marcos CISD honors retirees

Thirteen San Marcos CISD employees have recently retired or are retiring at the end of the 2010 school year. Before the start of the San Marcos CISD school board meeting at Miller Middle School last month, the...

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Wishing can make a few dreams come true at Tres Hermanas

A wishing well at Tres Hermanas Restaurant gathers silver for the San Marcos Education Foundation. Proprietor David Chiu and his family match the amounts tossed in the well and give the money to the foundation.

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Local restaurants participate in Haiti relief

Eight San Marcos restaurants are participating Thursday night (Feb. 11) in Dine Out San Marcos, an initiative of the restaurants, Texas State's student government and San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz to provide relief funds for victims of...

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Run with Moe: Get fit, San Marcos!

In this installment of "Run with Moe," Moe Johnson of the San Marcos Runners Club gives a pep talk about getting started with getting fit.

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

School district ponders high school academies

San Marcos CISD Trustees are considering whether to include career academies, specialized fields of study, within San Marcos High School. The board is aiming for a decision in February.

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Mayoral victory costly in San Marcos

From the last two contested mayoral elections and accounts from larger university cities in Texas, it appears that the cost of winning a mayor's race in San Marcos is on the pricey side.

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