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Thursday, September 12th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 9/12/13

The Dirty River Boys will raise a ruckus at Cheatham Street Warehouse tonight

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

ACT program receives international recognition

The San Marcos City Council congratulated members of the San Marcos Police Department and Texas State University following the international recognition of a local program that focuses on strengthening ties between different segments of the community.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

City task force calls extended bar hours “a success”

A city task force said extended bar hours had few effects--except for less noise complaints and more DWI arrests.

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

San Marcos CISD to host free ACT/SAT classes and testing

San Marcos CISD is offering free American College Test (ACT) and Scholastic Aptitude/Assessment Test (SAT) prep classes and testing on Saturdays starting in January and continuing until June 2011.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

School district offers free SAT, ACT prep courses

San Marcos CISD is offering free SAT and ACT prep on Saturdays beginning in January through June, 2011.

Monday, May 24th, 2010

San Marcos High School students win Texas ACT awards

Forty-three San Marcos High School students received the "Texas Student Achievement Award" from the Texas American College Testing (ACT) Council for their performance on the PLAN assessment.

Friday, September 25th, 2009

SMHS scholars recognized

The three National Merit semifinalists, two National Hispanic Scholars, and 14 senior AP Scholars were recognized by San Marcos CISD trustees this week. The students represent a lot of high SAT (Scholastic Aptitude/Assessment Test) and AP (Advanced...

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

City, university plan community welcome

The city of San Marcos and Texas State University will co-sponsor a Community Welcome on Thursday, Sept.10, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hills of Hays Neighborhood located off Staples Road.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

ACT creates neighbors

Texas State University and the City of San Marcos are co-sponsers of a community welcome taking place Thursday, from 6-8 p.m. in the Hills of Hays neighborhood located off Staples road. The program is part of the...

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

SMHS sophmores receive ACT award

The Texas Student Achievement Award was recently given to 38 San Marcos High School (SMHS) students by the Texas ACT Council for their performance on the PLAN, or Pre-ACT, Assessment.