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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.

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.

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

League holding forum on school board, bond elections

In the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters’ tradition of free-wheeling forums, two school board contenders will take audience questions next week about their candidacies and Superintendent Mark Eads will answer inquiries about the $77 million...

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

San Marcos CISD to restart random drug tests for student athletes, others

Three years ago, San Marcos CISD trustees ended the district's random drug testing for student athletes and other extracurricular participants, saying it didn't seem necessary after only five students tested positive for illegal drug use in five...

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

inSanMarcos holding school board candidate forum

inSanMarcos, the civic affairs group chaired by former city council member Pam Couch, is holding a forum for school board candidates.

Monday, April 11th, 2011

League hosting school board candidate reception

The San Marcos Area League of Women Voters is hosting a meet-and-greet reception for San Marcos CISD school board candidates 7 p.m. Monday, April 25 at the San Marcos Activity Center.

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Shafer to act as San Marcos CISD interim superintendent

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Patty Shafer has agreed to to remain as interim superintendent until a new person can be found to fill the position. Shafer announced her resignation in August.

Friday, June 25th, 2010

San Marcos CISD trustees join SOAR literacy campaign

The San Marcos CISD Board of Trustees joined Seeking Opportunities, Achieving Results (SOAR) in an early literacy campaign at the school board meeting this week. The 2010 SOAR campaign is called "Early Readers Become Leaders."

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Trustees sworn in at school board meeting

John Crowley and Kathy Hansen were sworn onto the San Marcos CISD Board of Trustees at Monday night's meeting.