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Superintendent Patty Shafer

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Trustees to celebrate School Board Recognition Month

San Marcos CISD will hold a reception observing School Board Recognition Month on Jan. 24 from 5:30-6 p.m. at the Central Office Board Room, 501 South LBJ Drive.

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Shafer to act as San Marcos CISD interim superintendent

San Marcos CISD Superintendent Patty Shafer has agreed to to remain as interim superintendent until a new person can be found to fill the position. Shafer announced her resignation in August.

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

SMHS senior Brittany Howard is Student of the Month

With a variety of extra-curricular activities and her Advanced Placement classes, Brittany Howard displays a penchant for education that earned her the San Marcos CISD Superintendent's Student of the Month honor.

Friday, August 27th, 2010

SMHS student prepared to sing anew

San Marcos High School (SMHS) junior Sam Heaton attended the University of Texas Butler School School of Music Young Artist Program's rigorous seven-week course in opera this summer and is looking forward to singing in Greece next...

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Back to School Luncheon garners school supplies

The "Back to School" luncheon hosted by the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Greater San Marcos Youth Council successfully garnered school supplies for project "Stuff the Bus" spearheaded by Broadway Bank.

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Darling selected for Harvard leadership institute

San Marcos High School principal Michelle Darling has been selected to attend the Raise Your Hand Texas (RYHT) Harvard Leadership Summer Institute from Jun 27-July 2, in Boston.

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Trustees attend summer leadership institute

The San Marcos CISD trustees recently returned from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Summer Leadership Institute held June 10-12 in San Antonio.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

San Marcos schools named Top Tech district in Central Texas

For the second year in a row, Time Warner Cable has recognized San Marcos CISD as its 2008 Tech District of the Year.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

From San Marcos CISD: TAKS scores generally rise according to preliminary results

IN THE SAN MARCOS CISD CHANNEL: San Marcos school district officials say preliminary TAKS scores indicate a rise in the majority of test scores overall and for various subpopulations.

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

From the city of San Marcos: Hernandez Day proclamation

IN THE CITY OF SAN MARCOS CHANNEL: Hernandez Intermediate School students took the reins of city government in role playing sessions as the city council, staff, business persons, and citizens.