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Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Two SMA groups assist Bastrop wildfire victims

San Marcos Baptist Academy students conducted two service projects recently to assist people affected by the Bastrop area wildfires.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

SMHS debate team wins championship

The San Marcos High School Speech and Debate Team prevailed over 20 other schools last weekend at the La Vernia High School Invitational Tournament.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

SMCISD students meld Veterans Day history and art

Hernandez Elementary art students have been incorporating art into their historical studies about Veterans Day.

Monday, November 7th, 2011

SMCISD art students show their work in Austin

Five SMCISD students recently demonstrated their artistic skills for the Texas Association of School Boards/School Administrators conference in Austin.

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Hernandez Elementary “Fall into Reading” event celebrates literacy

More than 170 volunteers -- including the Chick-fil-A cow -- came to Hernandez Elementary classrooms on Oct. 28 to read with students and provide refreshments as part of the school’s annual “Fall into Reading” Day.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Goodnight Middle School recognized by NCEA

The National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA), a department of ACT, Inc., recognized Goodnight Middle School as a 2011 NCEA Higher Performing School. Goodnight received a Higher Performing (HP) recognition in Reading, based on growth.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

SMHS robotics team goes to regional

The San Marcos High School Robotics team’s robot placed first in last weekend’s Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology competition, earning its creators a spot in the state regional championship.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

SMCISD asks public for help finding new head coach

San Marcos CISD wants public input before it begins seeking applicants to fill the district athletic director position.

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Letter: Trustees spend education dollars on politics

In this letter to the editor, San Marcos teachers union president SUSAN SEATON blasts San Marcos CISD trustees for appropriating $100,000 to buy voting machines instead of moving its elections to November. Proponents of the move say...

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Goodnight students meet award-winning author Alex Sanchez

Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade English Language Learner (ELL) students from Goodnight Middle School attended the Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award ceremony at Texas State University on Oct. 20.

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