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Thursday, October 21st, 2010

AP scholars named at San Marcos High School

A total of 40 current and graduated students at San Marcos High School were named as College Board Advanced Placement (AP) scholars. In addition, two students were named National Hispanic Scholars and one was named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

City honors top San Marcos High School students

The San Marcos City Council recently presented "Outstanding Scholar" awards to San Marcos High School Valedictorian Henry Finch and Salutatorian Irene Morse.

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Morse takes another first place and makes school history

Senior Irene Morse won more than first place in the University Interscholastic League (UIL) state speech and debate competition last weekend. Morse will leave San Marcos High School with a few very tough records to break.

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

SMHS speech and debate team wins regional

After winning the regional championship, the San Marcos High School speech and debate team sets its sites on the state competition to be held in Austin later this week. The team really shines in the extemporaneous speaking...

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

SMHS debate team wins district title for second straight year

For the second straight year, the San Marcos High School speech and debate team won the University Interscholastic League district championship, racking up more points than all their competitors combined.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

SMHS 'Stanford 16' head for debate tournament

At school they are called the "Stanford 16," those sixteen students from the San Marcos High School (SMHS) speech and debate team who are headed to Palo Alto, CA, to compete in the Stanford University Invitational Tournament...

Monday, December 7th, 2009

SMHS seniors lauded as commended students

San Marcos High School (SMHSPrincipal Michelle Darling recently announced that two students, Weston Hearne and Thomas Moore, were named as Commended Student in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship program.

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

SMHS speech and debate team rack up more wins

San Marcos High (SMHS) school senior Irene Morse recently won the Ronald Reagan High School Speech Invitational, taking first place in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking.

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...

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

The beat goes on at San Marcos CISD

Last week, the staff of San Marcos CISD marched to the beat of a different drummer during the school district's annual Convocation ceremony to begin the new school year.

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