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Friday, September 11th, 2015

Eads says he will resign as San Marcos CISD superintendent in January

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Mark Eads will resign his post effective Jan. 31, he told school district trustees and administrators in a letter distributed this afternoon.

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Confronting state budget mess, San Marcos CISD plans to cut 14 positions

Faced with anticipated cuts in state funding of at least $4.3 million, San Marcos CISD officials are considering cutting 14 positions before next academic year but think they can do it without layoffs.

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Travis fifth grader named student of the month

Robby Pardo, a Travis Elementary School fifth grader, is the San Marcos CISD Student of the Month for February. Superintendent Patty Shafer met with Pardo and his family in the Travis front office to bestow the...

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Bowie fifth grader named student of the month

Bowie Elementary fifth grader Sam DeLeon was shocked when he was called to the principal’s office on the first day of the new semester.

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Bowie fifth grader is January Student of the Month

Sam DeLeon, a fifth grader at Bowie Elementary School, is January's San Marcos CISD Student of the Month. He would like to someday have a career in law.

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Goodnight eighth grader is December Student of the Month

The Superintendent's December Student of the Month for San Marcos CISD is Goodnight Middle School eighth-grader Alexis Kulik, a member of the junior honor society, student council and campus choir.

Friday, November 5th, 2010

School trustees approve $1.5M for improvements

San Marcos CISD trustees are letting loose $1.5 million for campus improvements and a new career and technology education facility, but money worries are on the minds of some trustees.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Superintendent search session draws two school district residents

In stark contrast to a San Marcos CISD trustees meeting earlier this month that packed the room to discuss the fate of San Marcos High School football coach Steve Van Nest, only two citizens appeared at a...

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Shafer resigns San Marcos CISD superintendency

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Patty Shafer at a special board meeting on Monday announced her impending resignation, effective Dec. 31.

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Shafer surprises trustees with resignation as school district superintendent

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Patty Shafer tendered a surprise resignation Monday night. School trustees said they were shocked, but voted to accept her resignation. Shafer said she needs to address family matters.

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