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Mike Abild

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

SMCISD sees growth in reserves, buys school buses

The San Marcos CISD Board of Trustees bought new school buses with the district's reserve fund, which was recently found to have increased by about $2.6 million.

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

San Marcos CISD trustees opt to keep May elections

After an unusually heated discussion, San Marcos CISD board members on Oct. 24 voted narrowly to pay as much as $103,000 to stick with trustee elections in May rather than switch to November.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

San Marcos CISD gets smaller budget, same tax rate

San Marcos CISD trustees unanimously set a new tax rate on Monday and approved a budget for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

SMCISD trustees approve $500 bonus for district employees

In the absence of raises for school district staff, San Marcos CISD trustees on Monday voted unanimously to give almost every employee $500 in November.

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

SMCISD gets slight boost in projected revenue

San Marcos CISD may receive about $50,000 more in tax revenues next budget year than earlier projections indicated, which would make the already-expected budget surplus a tiny bit larger.

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Confronting state budget mess, San Marcos CISD plans to cut 14 positions

Faced with anticipated cuts in state funding of at least $4.3 million, San Marcos CISD officials are considering cutting 14 positions before next academic year but think they can do it without layoffs.

Friday, June 4th, 2010

City council honors SMHS tennis team

The San Marcos City Council recently honored the San Marcos High School tennis team, which won the District 17-4A spring championship.

Friday, May 28th, 2010

City honors top San Marcos High School students

The San Marcos City Council recently presented "Outstanding Scholar" awards to San Marcos High School Valedictorian Henry Finch and Salutatorian Irene Morse.

Monday, May 24th, 2010

City honors San Marcos CISD Teachers of the Year

The San Marcos City Council recently honored the San Marcos CISD "Teachers of the Year." Each school selected one teacher for the honor.

Friday, May 21st, 2010

San Marcos CSID awarded risk management grant

For the seventh year in a row, San Marcos CISD has been awarded a loss prevention grant from the Texas Association of School Board's (TASB's) Risk Management Fund. The $4,000 grant was made to the San Marcos...

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