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Friday, August 6th, 2010

TEA ratings raise grade for Hays CISD schools, but not district

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently confirmed Hays CISD projections that 14 of the district's 19 campuses received an "exemplary" or "recognized" rating on for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) tests. Overall, however, the district was rated "academically acceptable."

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Residents push TxDOT for action on FM 1626

About 300 Buda-area residents, upset with crawling progress on improvements to FM 1626, attended a public hearing conducted by the Texas Department of Public Transportation (TxDOT) Tuesday night at Elm Grove Elementary School and asked for the...

Monday, December 7th, 2009

TxDOT to hold FM 1626 hearing Tuesday

Residents of the Buda area who tackle FM 1626 every day on the way to and from work in Austin will get their chance to tell the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) about their concerns Tuesday night.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Barton calls Precinct 2 community meeting

Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton has called a community meeting of his constituents for Saturday morning, Aug. 22, at Elm Grove Elementary School outside of Buda.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel: Nine schools receive ‘gold performance’ marks from TEA

Nine Hays CISD campuses received Gold Performance Acknowledgements from the Texas Education Agency for achievements other than those used to determine accountability to the state.

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Once more, crowding cramps Hays elementaries

The Hays CISD is taking on another enrollment increase approaching 1,000 students already this year, filling some elementary school grades at two schools to capacity.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel:
District improves
preliminary TAKS scores

Hays CISD registered improvement for all student subgroups in preliminary results from the latest Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Hays CISD Blog: Smith wins second straight Hays CISD chess title

Brantle Smith of Wallace Middle School won his second straight Hays CISD chess championship as the school district tries to build a chess program that can compete at the state and national levels.

Friday, May 9th, 2008

Nash, Younts named Hays CISD’s teachers of the year

Betty Nash, a kindergarten teacher at Elm Grove Elementary School, has been selected as Hays CISD Elementary Teacher of the Year and Jason Younts, a social studies teacher at Chapa Middle School, has been selected as Hays...

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