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Miguel Arredondo

Monday, March 27th, 2017

League holding reception for San Marcos school board candidates

The League of Women Voters of Hays County will host a meet-and-greet reception for San Marcos CISD trustee candidates at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 10 at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins St.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Eads agrees to stay put until San Marcos CISD trustees choose new superintendent

Following a 4-3 vote at a special San Marcos CISD board meeting Tuesday evening, Superintendent Mark Eads will stay in his position on an interim basis until trustees hire a replacement later this year.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Hitting a ‘brick wall,’ San Marcos teacher suspends city council campaign

UPDATED 12:39 Sept. 15 | Saying he can’t get traction because of widespread suspicion that he is secretly allied with one of his opponents, candidate Stephen Herrera has effectively ended his campaign for the San Marcos City...

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

San Marcos CISD trustees deadlock on picking board president

For the second consecutive year, San Marcos CISD trustees were unable to elect a board president Monday evening in their first meeting after seating new members.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

San Marcos ACCess says it has signatures to call vote

San Marcos ACCess said it has collected 2,400 signatures from voters in San Marcos CISD, which should be enough cushion against a requirement of 2,200 signatures to put Austin Community College annexation on the November ballot in...

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

SMHS honored for 'Shattered Dreams' program

The City of San Marcos honored San Marcos High School for sponsoring the 2010 "Shattered Dreams" program on May 21. The program is aimed at curbing underage drinking and its consequences.

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

San Marcos ACCess to kick off annexation drive

The San Marcos ACCess coalition officially kicks off a petition drive this week seeking signatures from San Marcos CISD registered voters to call an election to join the Austin Community College District.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Kim Porterfield receives special proclamation

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz presented a special proclamation to Mayor Pro Tem Kim Porterfield in honor of her role in reviving Student Government Day at San Marcos High School.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

SMHS student receives key to the city

Miguel Arredondo, the San Marcos High School Student responsible for initiating the revival of Student Government Day, was given a key to city and a proclamation from San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recognizing his leadership.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Student Government Day revived

The San Marcos Student Government Day participants might just give city officials a run for their money as they tackle city issues Friday from City Hall, the school district's central office, and the Hays County Commissioners Court.

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