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Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Hays CISD honors its Teachers of the Year

Hays Consolidated Independent School District's Teachers of the Year will be treated to a luncheon on Wednesday at the Onion Creek Country Club, hosted by the Hays CISD Education Foundation.

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Water main break sends Dahlstrom students home early

Hays CISD sent students home early from Dahlstrom Middle School Friday afternoon when a water main broke, leaving the school without water.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Hays CISD sets up middle school for economically disadvantaged

Anticipating a very high number of economically disadvantaged students at a new middle school to open next year on Kyle's lower east side, the Hays CISD is setting up the new facility for smaller classrooms, more highly...

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel: Nine schools receive ‘gold performance’ marks from TEA

Nine Hays CISD campuses received Gold Performance Acknowledgements from the Texas Education Agency for achievements other than those used to determine accountability to the state.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel: Election time brings related studies

With the election season comes a more hands-on style of teaching students about the political process.

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Bilingual student surge forces more changes at Hays CISD

More bilingual students are enrolling in Hays CISD, especially in the Science Hall Elementary School attendance zone, forcing school district officials to transfer students who enroll during the rest of the school year.

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Hays CISD Blog: District changes names of two schools

Hays CISD trustees agreed to change the names of two schools Monday night while also allowing their bond advisors to time $86.7 million in new bonding authority for maximum effect.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Hays CISD Channel:
District improves
preliminary TAKS scores

Hays CISD registered improvement for all student subgroups in preliminary results from the latest Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Hays CISD Blog: 35 teachers receive innovation grants at district technology showcase

The Hays CISD Education Foundation gave $31,000 in grants for innovative teachers Thursday night at the districtwide technology showcase. For the school year, the education foundation gave out $70,000 in innovative teaching grants.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Hays CISD Blog: Smith wins second straight Hays CISD chess title

Brantle Smith of Wallace Middle School won his second straight Hays CISD chess championship as the school district tries to build a chess program that can compete at the state and national levels.

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