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Monday, September 13th, 2010

SOAR seeks donations and volunteers for education fair

Seeking Opportunities, Achieving Results (SOAR) will hold its third annual San Marcos Education Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the San Marcos Conference Center on Oct. 9. Donations are being solicited from area businesses for prizes and volunteer support.

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

HH Fitness exercises for schools

HH Fitness proprietor Heath Herrera has created an event to supply healthy exercise while collecting school supplies for needy students. Herrera is offering a free workout to anyone who kicks in $20 for school supplies.

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

July proclaimed Early Literacy Month in San Marcos

July was proclaimed "Early Literacy Month" by the City of San Marcos in recognition and support of the organizations that have initiated a book drive to collect books for 1,700 area children.

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Texas State, SOAR launch book drive

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

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."

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Weekend: Books, pumpkins, football, Autumn

The weekend is bursting with music, books for sale, football, music, Pet Fest, soccer, volleyball, arts, theater and did we mention music?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

SOAR fair stresses "Education Pays"

The San Marcos Educational Partners Seeking Opportunities, Achieving Results (SOAR) Initiative will have its second annual San Marcos Education Fair on Oct. 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Activity Center, 501 East Hopkins Street.

Monday, August 24th, 2009

First Step helps book drive soar for SOAR

The Seeking Opportunities, Achieving Results (SOAR) summer book drive inspired the First Step Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) to donate nearly 100 books.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

United Way collecting books for local pre-schoolers

United Way of Hays County is conducting a book drive during the month of July with the goal of collecting 1,000 English- and Spanish-language books for children ages birth to six years old.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

July named early literacy month

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently issued a proclamation naming July as "Early Literacy Month," in support of the "Success by 6" (SB6) initiative and book drive.

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