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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.

Monday, July 25th, 2011

SMCISD pregnancy rate hits record low

Teen pregnancy rates at San Marcos CISD have hit a record low, declining 42 percent from a high set in 2006.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

SMHS Quartet to sing at AT&T Center

The San Marcos High School Quartet has been asked to sing the National Anthem the American Hockey League match-up between the San Antonio Rampage and the Chicago Wolves.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

SMMA hosts events this fall

The San Marcos Manufacturers Association has been busy this fall, hosting both a seminar and a career fair for San Marcos High School students.

Monday, November 9th, 2009

SMCISD librarian is awarded travel grant

Miller Middle School Librarian Jennifer Heath received a travel grant to attend the American Association of School Librarians National Conference in Charlotte, NC.

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

GI Forum boosts AFJROTC boosters

The San Marcos High School Texas 921st Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps’ (AFJROTC) received a supportive gesture from the San Marcos GI Forum recently. The Forum purchased a large group of tickets for the AFJROTC...

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Mendez Family Fiesta Night creates family fun

San Marcos CISD's Mendez Elementary School held a successful Family Fiesta Night recently, with more than 200 in attendance. Participants included family, teachers, staff and students.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

SOAR fair stresses "Education Pays"

The San Marcos Educational Partners Seeking Opportunities, Achieving Results (SOAR) Initiative will have its second annual San Marcos Education Fair on Oct. 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Activity Center, 501 East Hopkins Street.

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, March 2nd, 2009

With a week to go, two file for school board election

A week before the close of filing in the May 9 San Marcos Consolidated Independent school board election, two residents have signed up to run for two open, at-large seats.

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