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Monday, February 3rd, 2014

San Marcos High moves to 5A in UIL realignment

Hays and Lehman high schools, meanwhile, move up to 6A

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Drippings Springs teen seriously injured in school assault

Hays County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy late this afternoon for an assault that severely injured a fellow student in a Dripping Springs High School bathroom on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

SMHS robotics team goes to regional

The San Marcos High School Robotics team’s robot placed first in last weekend’s Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology competition, earning its creators a spot in the state regional championship.

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The Weekend: Legends in music, locals in football

Legendary musicians Leon Russell, Joe Ely and Fabrizio Poggi will grace the area this weekend. And there's plenty of music, theater, art and football of all varieties to go around, too.

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.

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Ratliff to hold 'Scramble Fore Kids'

Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff is holding the annual "Scramble For Kids" golf tournament on July 10. Interested parties can secure sponsorships ranging from $150 to $2,500 to benefit local high schools and other charitable organizations.

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

SMHS makes Newsweek list of best schools

For the sixth year in a row, San Marcos High School ranked in in the top six percent of all public high schools in the country in Newsweek's annual list of the best public schools, which is...

Friday, March 12th, 2010

City hosts statewide youth tennis tournament

This weekend's Texas Tennis Coaches Association state tournament is the first of many youth tennis events coming up this year in San Marcos.

Monday, August 24th, 2009

'State' legislators scheduled to speak

Five Hays County high schools sent a total of 12 students to participate in the American Legion's Boys State or its counterpart Bluebonnet Girls State. Those students will share their experiences during a program at the San...

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

New Precinct 4 offices to open

Hays County will open its new Precinct 4 offices on April 30 with a public ribbon cutting and flag raising ceremony.

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