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Kristine Staggs

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.

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...

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...

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

SMHS speech and debate team starts year with wins

This year is looking like a good one for the San Marcos High School speech and debate team. Adding luster to last year's success, the team went to a tournament at Brandeis High School in San Antonio...

Monday, May 25th, 2009

SMHS debaters honored at City Hall

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) debate team was honored at City Hall recently for winning a district championship.

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.