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Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Jose Galindo Sr., 1966 to 2014

A recitation of the holy rosary will be held for Jose Ponce Galindo Sr., 47, on Sunday, June 29 in San Marcos.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Trustees to celebrate School Board Recognition Month

San Marcos CISD will hold a reception observing School Board Recognition Month on Jan. 24 from 5:30-6 p.m. at the Central Office Board Room, 501 South LBJ Drive.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

San Marcos CISD officials respond to FAST ratings

San Marcos CISD did not fare well in an efficiency ratings system issued last week by the state comptroller's office, receiving only 1.5 out of a possible five stars. School district officials say they are studying the...

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

San Marcos CISD trustees adopt ‘abstinence plus’

By a 5-2 vote Monday night, San Marcos CISD trustees decided to overturn the school district's "abstinence only" sex education policy in favor of "abstinence plus," which teaches about contraception along with abstinence.

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

San Marcos CISD could change sex ed program

San Marcos CISD trustees are thinking about a possible change in the school district's sex education program that would increase sex ed instruction and include information about condom use for middle school and high school students.

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Trustees attend summer leadership institute

The San Marcos CISD trustees recently returned from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Summer Leadership Institute held June 10-12 in San Antonio.

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

San Marcos CISD honors retirees

Thirteen San Marcos CISD employees have recently retired or are retiring at the end of the 2010 school year. Before the start of the San Marcos CISD school board meeting at Miller Middle School last month, the...

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Educators discuss SBOE curriculum proposals

The State Board of Education is considering controversial changes to the curriculum standards for teaching history and social studies in Texas public schools. Among those weighing in are Ken Mercer (R-San Antonio), who is running for re-election...

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Phoenix Center students graduate

The Phoenix Learning Center recently held a graduation ceremony for some of its students.

Monday, June 8th, 2009

SMCISD honors retirees

Thirteen employees of the San Marcos CISD (SMCISD) were recently honored by the school board upon their retirements.

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