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San Marcos school bond election

Monday, April 7th, 2014

San Marcos CISD to break ground on new pre-K center

San Marcos CISD officials will break ground today on a new pre-kindergarten campus at the site of the now-demolished old Bowie Elementary School.

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Commentary: Making ‘yes’ really matter

JOHN McGLOTHIN writes, “bond elections have marked peaks in community interest in the schools, but the interest has always waned before we see the real change we need in local education. This is because new buildings do...

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

San Marcos, Wimberley voters OK school bonds, Kyle goes for roads

May 11 election returns for San Marcos, Hays, Wimberley and Dripping Springs school districts in addition to road bonds and a council election in the city of Kyle.

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Commentary: Waiting for a better bond proposal

I will continue to praise our schools, work to retain our young graduates in the community, and labor towards a sound financial future for future generations of students and their parents over the next 25 years. Meanwhile,...

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Letter: School investment gives kids a shot to make good on potential

DARRELL A. HAMLIN says his education at SMHS was like a gifted lottery ticket. He adds, “The thing about a winning lottery ticket, though, is that it has to be purchased, even if what you are purchasing...