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Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

San Marcos CISD trustees reduce sale price for Lamar Annex

FULL ACCESS FOR PRO MEMBERS | Even with the 7.5 percent decrease approved on Monday, the sale price amounts to $617,093 per acre for the site of the former Coronal Institute and an earlier San Marcos High School.

Monday, July 21st, 2014

SMCISD trustees ponder sale of old high school, Coronal Institute site [PRO]

San Marcos CISD trustees today will consider offers to buy the Lamar Annex property, a 5.2-acre tract situated about ⅓ mile from the courthouse square and ½ mile from the heart of Texas State University’s campus.

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Commentary: Time for San Marcos CISD to embrace ‘Trustee TV’

In this guest commentary, two city council members make the extraordinarily rare move of publicly urging their counterparts on the San Marcos CISD board of trustees to start televising their meetings.

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Letter: Vote for Hamilton’s résumé, ‘real world’ experience

Writing in support of San Marcos CISD school board candidate Michelle Hamilton, TOBY HOOPER says, "I did not find a politician, someone who simply wants to be elected.”

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Letter: Educators union endorses Hamilton for trustee

Members of the local affiliate of the Texas State Teachers Association have voted to endorse trustee candidate Michelle Hamilton over the the Place 5 incumbent, union president SUSAN SEATON writes.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

San Marcos CISD trustees consider $80M bond election

An appointed advisory committee has recommended that trustees ask San Marcos CISD voters in a May election to approve the sale of $80 million in bonds to pay for new, expanded and renovated facilities.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

School board approves two new SMHS assistant principals

Two new assistant principals will join the administration of San Marcos High School this year. One of them is a graduate of the school.

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Early voting starts in San Marcos CISD school board election

Early voting started today for the May 12 school board election in which San Marcos CISD voters will chose two at-large members from a pool of four candidates.

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Election 2012 Video: San Marcos school board candidates debate (Judy Allen, Paul Mayhew, Juan Miguel Arredondo)

Three of four candidates for San Marcos CISD board — incumbent Judy Allen and challengers Paul Mayhew and Juan Miguel Arredondo — disagreed about whether the district's student achievement problems are primarily real or imagined and whether...

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Trustees postpone hiring new SMHS head coach

San Marcos CISD trustees punted this week when asked to choose a new athletic director and high school football coach, voting 4-3 to postpone a decision and seek more applications for the job.

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