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Patty Shafer

Friday, December 11th, 2009

San Marcos CISD’s Shafer honored by Austin Chamber

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Dr. Patty Shafer was named Superintendent of the Year by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce at its State of Education luncheon this week.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

HCHC donates DVDs to San Marcos Schools

The Hays County Historical Commission recently donated its recently released documentary historical DVDs to San Marcos school libraries.

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Town and Gown forum set for Sept. 28

A Town and Gown forum hosted by the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters (LWV) will be held Sept. 28 at the San Marcos Activity Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Hays County schools vary about Obama speech

Hays County public school districts took subtly different approaches to President Barack Obama's Tuesday speech to schoolchildren, which was broadcast nationally over the Internet and on C-SPAN and CNN at noon.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Busy year looms for League of Women Voters

The year ahead is going to be a very active one for the San Marcos League of Women Voters (LWV). Plans are loaded with special activities, debates, Voter Guides and a state convention.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

No shots, no school

Only a few weeks remain for public school students to receive their state mandated vaccinations so they can go back to class.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

SMCISD rated among 50 'over-achieving' districts

In a report on a national ten-year study, San Marcos CISD (SMCISD) was listed as one of 50 "over-achieving" school districts.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Travis Elementary School 'graduates" kindergarten class

Travis Elementary School held graduation ceremonies for its kindergarten students on May 28 and 29.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

SMCISD honors law enforcement

San Marcos CISD and the San Marcos Education Foundation recently honored area law enforcement personnel at its annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

SMCISD named Technology District of the Year

Time Warner Cable named San Marcos CISD (SMCISD) the Technology District of the Year for the third consecutive year.

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