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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Eads agrees to stay put until San Marcos CISD trustees choose new superintendent

Following a 4-3 vote at a special San Marcos CISD board meeting Tuesday evening, Superintendent Mark Eads will stay in his position on an interim basis until trustees hire a replacement later this year.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

SMCISD trustees decline proposal to add three facilitators for gifted students

San Marcos CISD trustees voted on Monday to hire one additional gifted and talented teacher instead of the three proposed in an Internet petition signed by about 80 San Marcos area residents.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

San Marcos CISD trustees deadlock on picking board president

For the second consecutive year, San Marcos CISD trustees were unable to elect a board president Monday evening in their first meeting after seating new members.

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

‘Affordable Christmas’ lets needy families buy gifts, keep dignity

Mission San Marcos executive director JOHN McGLOTHLIN writes, “The reality is the free gifts usually do not eliminate an unmet need, but they may overshadow what the parents provide and take a good measure of their dignity...

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Ethics panel to hear complaints against P&Z commissioner [PRO]

The San Marcos Ethics Review Commission has voted to hold a hearing on a resident’s complaint that planning & zoning commissioner Carter Morris violated city conflict of interest rules by advocating for a controversial mixed-use luxury development...

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

City council to consider another loan extension for Master’s School

San Marcos City Council members on Tuesday postponed action on a request from the Master's School for five more years to repay a $345,000 economic development loan granted by the city in 2008.