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Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Photos: Southside School unveils historical marker

The Southside School, the campus where Latino children attended classes prior to integration, was dedicated as a a state historical landmark during a ceremony on April 20.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Nonprofit offers tutoring to struggling San Marcos High School students

San Marcos High School and nonprofit organization Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos have partnered to offer math and science tutoring to students who are behind or need additional help.

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Preliminary TAKS results show San Marcos CISD making gains

Preliminary scores from the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) testing shows San Marcos CISD making gains in math and science. But the best indications of progress, said school officials, are among fifth graders, who moved...

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.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

San Marcos CISD posts record TAKS numbers

Eighth grade students in San Marcos CISD made their best showing yet, with 93 making the standard on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)

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.