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Kelley Mathis

Friday, May 28th, 2010

SMHS 2010 senior class seeks name change on McCarty Lane

Some San Marcos High School seniors would like to see the school's address literally reflect "Rattler Pride." The 2010 senior class officers are now on a mission to do just that, hoping to change a section of McCarty Lane to "Rattler Road."

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...

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...

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

SMHS named runners up at UIL competition

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) UIL Academic team recently took runner up standing in its district meet.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

San Marcos students fare well at state forensics competition

Five San Marcos High School students made their mark at the Texas Forensics Association's state championship competition last weekend in Austin.

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

SHMS places four in state debate meet

San Marcos High School already has set a school record by qualifying four students for the state debate meet in March, and there could be more to come.