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Thursday, October 21st, 2010

AP scholars named at San Marcos High School

A total of 40 current and graduated students at San Marcos High School were named as College Board Advanced Placement (AP) scholars. In addition, two students were named National Hispanic Scholars and one was named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

SMHS speech and debate team wins regional

After winning the regional championship, the San Marcos High School speech and debate team sets its sites on the state competition to be held in Austin later this week. The team really shines in the extemporaneous speaking...

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

SMHS debate team wins district title for second straight year

For the second straight year, the San Marcos High School speech and debate team won the University Interscholastic League district championship, racking up more points than all their competitors combined.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

SMHS 'Stanford 16' head for debate tournament

At school they are called the "Stanford 16," those sixteen students from the San Marcos High School (SMHS) speech and debate team who are headed to Palo Alto, CA, to compete in the Stanford University Invitational Tournament...

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Doggett nominates SMHS students to service academies

Two San Marcos High School (SMHS) seniors have been nominated by U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) for prestigious appointments to the nation's military academies. Henry Finch was nominated to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and...

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Doggett nominates San Marcos seniors for West Point, Annapolis

Henry Finch is nominated to attend the U.S. Naval Academy while Aidan Dietz is nominated to attend the U.S. Military Academy. Both are San Marcos High School seniors.

Monday, December 7th, 2009

SMHS seniors lauded as commended students

San Marcos High School (SMHSPrincipal Michelle Darling recently announced that two students, Weston Hearne and Thomas Moore, were named as Commended Student in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship program.

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

SMHS speech and debate team rack up more wins

San Marcos High (SMHS) school senior Irene Morse recently won the Ronald Reagan High School Speech Invitational, taking first place in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking.

Friday, September 25th, 2009

SMHS scholars recognized

The three National Merit semifinalists, two National Hispanic Scholars, and 14 senior AP Scholars were recognized by San Marcos CISD trustees this week. The students represent a lot of high SAT (Scholastic Aptitude/Assessment Test) and AP (Advanced...

Monday, June 1st, 2009

San Marcos junior wins state speech competition

Irene Morse is University Interscholastic League state champion persuasive speaking for Conference 4A. The high school's team places third overall in the state.

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