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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.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

San Marcos CISD trustees pull the plug on proposed administration building

On a 4-3 split vote, San Marcos CISD trustees on Monday rejected a motion to allocate up to $5.9 million to design and build a new central administration building on Hunter Road.

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Gonzales appointed San Marcos CISD trustee

Trustees voted 4-2 to name the Hunter Cement production manager to represent Place 1 voters until an election in May 2015. Hays DA chief investigator John Roppolo and daycare owner Sophia Downing had also sought the seat...

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

San Marcos CISD trustees reproach Mayhew for role in cheerleader ‘drama’

San Marcos CISD board members delivered a mild rebuke to fellow trustee Paul Mayhew on Monday following a weeks-long investigation into allegations that he pulled rank to keep his daughter on the high school varsity cheer team.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Two months after election, Narvaiz resigns as San Marcos CISD trustee

Less than two months after taking office, San Marcos CISD trustee Naomi Narvaiz tendered her resignation on Tuesday, citing a “life-altering situation.”

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Early voting starts in San Marcos CISD school board election

Early voting started today for the May 12 school board election in which San Marcos CISD voters will chose two at-large members from a pool of four candidates.

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Election 2012 Video: San Marcos school board candidates debate (Judy Allen, Paul Mayhew, Juan Miguel Arredondo)

Three of four candidates for San Marcos CISD board — incumbent Judy Allen and challengers Paul Mayhew and Juan Miguel Arredondo — disagreed about whether the district's student achievement problems are primarily real or imagined and whether...

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

San Marcos trustees adopt pilot math curriculum for Miller

After much debate, San Marcos CISD trustees voted last month to adopt a math program intended get students learning algebra in eighth grade. Traditionally, elementary and middle school students are not taught algebra and the Texas Education...

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

SMCISD sees growth in reserves, buys school buses

The San Marcos CISD Board of Trustees bought new school buses with the district's reserve fund, which was recently found to have increased by about $2.6 million.

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

San Marcos CISD trustees opt to keep May elections

After an unusually heated discussion, San Marcos CISD board members on Oct. 24 voted narrowly to pay as much as $103,000 to stick with trustee elections in May rather than switch to November.

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