San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

San Marcos CISD


Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Eads recommends breaking bond proposal in two

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Mark Eads is recommending that a proposed new football stadium and swimming complex be separated from a larger bond package comprised primarily of new and renovated schools.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

San Marcos CISD trustees consider $80M bond election

An appointed advisory committee has recommended that trustees ask San Marcos CISD voters in a May election to approve the sale of $80 million in bonds to pay for new, expanded and renovated facilities.

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Early Readers book drive seeking donations around San Marcos

The Center for P-16 Initiatives at Texas State University, in cooperation with Seeking Opportunities Achieving Results (SOAR) is sponsoring the Early Readers Become Leaders book drive in July.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

School board approves two new SMHS assistant principals

Two new assistant principals will join the administration of San Marcos High School this year. One of them is a graduate of the school.

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...

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Initial STAAR results are mixed bag for San Marcos CISD

San Marcos CISD students met state averages in two of five tests administered to mostly ninth graders and exceeded them in another, according to a first glimpse of STAAR testing data released by the school district. They...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Brad Rollins’ Blog: How bad can San Marcos STAAR scores be?

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Mark Ead's decision to withhold districtwide STAAR results from the public can only beg one question: How bad is it?

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...

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Travis, DeZavala students to be issued iPads, Kindle Fires

Student in three grade levels at two San Marcos elementary schools will be issued an Apple iPad or Amazon Kindle Fire next fall as part of an initiative to engage a wired generation of students in education.

Page 6 of 42 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 42