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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

SMCISD trustees decline proposal to add three facilitators for gifted students

San Marcos CISD trustees voted on Monday to hire one additional gifted and talented teacher instead of the three proposed in an Internet petition signed by about 80 San Marcos area residents.

Friday, December 6th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 12/6/13

Billy Joe Shaver will blend laughter and tears at his gig at Riley's Tavern tonight

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Travis, DeZavala students to be issued iPads, Kindle Fires

Student in three grade levels at two San Marcos elementary schools will be issued an Apple iPad or Amazon Kindle Fire next fall as part of an initiative to engage a wired generation of students in education.

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, October 13th, 2011

San Marcos High School club honors custodians

San Marcos High School’s Texas Association of Future Educators took up brooms and mops to clean during and after lunches last Friday, in celebration of Custodian Appreciation Week.

Friday, August 5th, 2011

San Marcos CISD meets federal standards; three campuses do not

San Marcos CISD as a whole and a six of its campuses met the federal government's yearly academic progress standard based on standardized test scores. Two elementary schools and San Marcos High School fell short.

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Sights and Sounds of Christmas begins four-day run Wednesday night

The sparkling Sights and Sounds of Christmas, a harbinger of the holiday season, begins Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. This year's festival features four days instead of the traditional three.

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Rose addresses Travis First Knight program

The third, fourth and fifth graders at Travis Elementary School got a lesson in "Leadership and Citizenship" when State Representative Patrick Rose (D-San Marcos) addressed the students as part of the Early Act-First Knight Student Council activities...

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Don Riley added to San Marcos Academy coaching staff

Former Hays High School defensive line and strength coach Don Riley has recently been added to the staff of San Marcos Academy (SMA) as an assistant football coach for the 2010 season.

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Early Act First Knight Service Club leads Rotary meeting

The Travis Elementary Early Act First Knights Club led a recent Rotary Club of Greater Marcos meeting and reported on its projects from the 2009-2010 school year.

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