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Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it was a downgrade from Exemplary.

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The List: Do San Marcos schools measure up?

The Texas Education Agency on Friday released school accountability ratings based on student performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. Four elementary schools in San Marcos earned Recognized ratings but for two of those, it...

Friday, August 6th, 2010

TEA ratings raise grade for Hays CISD schools, but not district

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently confirmed Hays CISD projections that 14 of the district's 19 campuses received an "exemplary" or "recognized" rating on for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) tests. Overall, however, the...

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Amaya Library dedication set for Friday

The Hays CISD dedication ceremonies for the Fernando Amaya Memorial Library at Red Simon Middle School (SMS) will be at 6 p.m. Friday. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Red Simon school dedication set for Friday

Red Simon, long-time San Marcos car dealer and benefactor of public education in Buda and Kyle, will be honored Friday morning when Hays CISD dedicates D.J. "Red" Simon Middle School in his name. Simon spent 17 years...

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

School library named for late district volunteer

The Hays CISD trustees unanimously approved naming the library at Red Simon Middle School for Fernando Amaya, who was killed on Sept. 1, 2008, while riding his bicycle on SH 150.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Simon Middle School students will wear uniforms

Hays CISD trustees on Monday unanimously approved a standardized dress for Simon Middle School, the district’s fifth middle school, which will open in August.

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