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Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Health occupations SMCISD students advance to state

The San Marcos High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) chapter excelled in the Area 1 Competitions this weekend, according to San Marcos CISD spokesperson Iris Campbell said.

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

SMCISD student artists honor King

San Marcos CISD elementary art students recently fulfilled standardized curriculum requirements by studying the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and listening to his famous speeches, such as “I Have a Dream."

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Alternative high school program graduates 28

San Marcos High School’s Phoenix Center graduated 28 students this month.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Winner of middle school ‘geographic bee’ to compete at state

Goodnight Middle School student Felix Aguon won first place in his school's “geographic bee.”

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

High school students gather 102 pints of blood

San Marcos High School students conducted a blood drive that gathered enough blood for 204 recipients, according to a school district spokesperson.

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

SMCISD dog reading program garners statewide attention

Texas School Business magazine announced today that San Marcos CISD’s Animal Reading Friends program is one of 12 initiatives to be honored in the magazine’s Fifth Annual Bragging Rights 2011-2012 special issue.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Student’s Veterans Day essay wins first place, $500

Emily Gonzalez, a student at Miller Middle School, won first place in a Veterans Day essay contest and received a $500 savings bond.

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.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

San Marcos CISD trustees hire new school improvement coordinator

San Marcos CISD recently hired Gregory Rodriguez as the coordinator of accountability and school improvement. He'll be paid $78,000 annually, plus fringe.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Nonprofit offers tutoring to struggling San Marcos High School students

San Marcos High School and nonprofit organization Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos have partnered to offer math and science tutoring to students who are behind or need additional help.

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