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Chip DuPont

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Election marks more change in Kyle, Hays CISD

Saturday's elections brought even more change to a Kyle city government that has been overhauled since February. The election also brought new blood to the Hays CISD, where voters replaced more than 30 years of combined trustee experience.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Hays CISD tabs Tenorio

The Hays CISD Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously voted to appoint Willie Tenorio, Jr., to fill the unexpired term left vacant by Joe Muñoz, who resigned his Kyle-based District 2 when he moved to another area...

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Four vie for Hays CISD interim trustee

Former Kyle City Councilmember Todd Webster is among four candidates who have filed letters of intent to serve on the Hays CISD Board of Trustees for District 2, completing the term of Joe Muñoz, who resigned in...

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Muñoz resigns from Hays CISD board

Hays CISD Trustees Secretary Joe Muñoz, the senior member of the school board, resigned his seat Monday night so that his family can move to a new home outside of his trustees district. Muñoz has served on...

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Simon school to require uniforms

Red Simon Middle School, which is being positioned as a magnet school for the economically disadvantaged, will require students to wear uniforms after Hays CISD trustees approved the proposal Monday night.

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Hays CISD tabs Lyon as superintendent finalist

Hays CISD trustees named Jeremy Lyon as their lone finalist Monday night to replace Kirk London as their superintendent. Though Lyon is presently superintendent for the Hillsboro School District in Oregon, has has several years of experience...

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Seeking superintendent, Hays CISD faces identity shift

As the Hays CISD seaches for a new superintendent to replace the retiring Kirk London, it also comes to grips with a new self-image amid increasing suburbanization.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

London announces retirement as Hays CISD superintendent

Five years after unifying a divided school district to pass three school bonds, Hays CISD Superintendent Kirk London announced Monday night that he will retire at the end of the 2008-09 school year.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

In the Hays CISD channel: Trustees approve $1,000 bonus for teachers, some professional staff

Teachers, counselors, nurses and librarians will receive an additional $1,000 over course of next school year. Other district employees get a two percent raise.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Rose to trustees: School finance is back in play

State Representative Patrick Rose told Hays CISD trustees Monday night that school finance will go back on the table in the next legislative session. The trustees were glad to hear it.

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