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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.

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

New San Marcos AD: Academics trumps athletics

An enthusiastic San Marcos CISD school board voted unanimously Monday evening to hire Mark Soto as the new district athletic director and high school head football coach.

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...

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

‘Core 4’ meet to establish common goals

Officials representing four of the largest public entities based in San Marcos met this week to discuss mutual values and goals and to establish work groups on key issues.

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

SMCISD student artists honor King

San Marcos CISD elementary art students recently fulfilled standardized curriculum requirements by studying the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and listening to his famous speeches, such as “I Have a Dream."

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.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

First SMCISD orchestra performance slated for Thursday

A SMCISD middle school student orchestra will have its debut performance on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

SMCISD dog reading program garners statewide attention

Texas School Business magazine announced today that San Marcos CISD’s Animal Reading Friends program is one of 12 initiatives to be honored in the magazine’s Fifth Annual Bragging Rights 2011-2012 special issue.

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

SMCISD kids win honors for geography posters

In anticipation of Geography Awareness Week (Nov. 13-19), students at six San Marcos CISD elementary schools and one middle school participated in the 2011 Poster Contest sponsored by the Texas Alliance for Geographic Education.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Student’s Veterans Day essay wins first place, $500

Emily Gonzalez, a student at Miller Middle School, won first place in a Veterans Day essay contest and received a $500 savings bond.

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