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Mariel Swinney

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

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...

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Diamond Line Dance Team creates mums for homecoming

The Diamond Line dance team at San Marcos High School has waltzed through hundreds of yards of ribbon and tapped its creativity to twist a few charms and bows in its homecoming mum ballet.

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...

Monday, August 24th, 2009

'State' legislators scheduled to speak

Five Hays County high schools sent a total of 12 students to participate in the American Legion's Boys State or its counterpart Bluebonnet Girls State. Those students will share their experiences during a program at the San...

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Diamond Line Dance Team win awards

The Diamond Line Dance Team is under the direction of Michelle Cearley. After a successful summer, the team will make its first appearance of the school year at the Kick-Off Pep Rally on Aug. 22 at 7...

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Local girls to participate in mock legislature

Eight local young women will be delegates in the 2009 session of Bluebonnet Girls State from June 14-20 at Texas Lutheran University.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

SMHS Diamond Line dancers named state champions

The San Marcos High School (SMHS) Diamond Line dance team was named state champions at the Showmakers of America Texas State Dance Championships.