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July 10, 2020

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Facility Upgrades Continue At MHS, MISD

Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees approved recommendations for wide-ranging facility improvements and additions to Marshall High School and the district during the regular May board meeting Monday night. The projects continue what has become a year-long period of renovation of MHS and its surrounding facilities, providing a complete facelift of the 40-year old high school

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Marshall HS Graduation Set for June 13

Marshall ISD and Marshall High School have announced that graduation for the Class of 2020 has been set for Saturday, June 13, at 9:30 a.m. in Maverick Stadium. Dr. Jerry Gibson, Superintendent, and Mr. Matt Gregory, MHS Principal, made the announcement during a Facebook Live broadcast Thursday morning. The details of the adjusted graduation were

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TxDOT Names Starkes as New Area Engineer in Marshall

Wendy Starkes, P.E. has been named as the new area engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) office in Marshall effective May 1, 2020. The TxDOT Marshall Area Office is responsible for highways maintenance and construction in Harrison, Marion and Panola Counties. “We feel very fortunate to have someone of Wendy’s knowledge and experience

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Truelove, Palmer Named Val/Sal For MHS Class Of 2020

Cate Truelove is the Marshall High School Class of 2020 Valedictorian and Elizabeth Palmer is Salutatorian in the final senior class rankings announced Thursday morning. Truelove is the daughter of Kurt and Jennifer Truelove, and Palmer is the daughter of Chase and Sarah Palmer. Students rounding out the top 10 of the 2020 MHS senior

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Senior Announcements For MHS Set For Thursday

Marshall ISD will announce an update regarding various activities for the Marshall High School Class of 2020 on Thursday morning.Dr. Jerry Gibson, Superintendent of MISD, and Matt Gregory, MHS Principal, will have a Facebook Live video starting at 10 a.m. to go over some of the plans for the senior class.At 10:30 a.m., a video

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Marshall Firefighters: Please Stay Safe in COVID-19 Response

To protect medically vulnerable citizens and conserve community resources in the COVID-19 pandemic response, the members of the Marshall Fire Fighters Association urge citizens of Harrison County to follow the mandatory shelter in place. Johnathan Wilson, president of the Marshall Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 906, said, “As we move ahead in these challenging times,

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MISD Extends Spring Break Through March 20

After another conference call Saturday afternoon with Texas Education Agency officials and TEA Commissioner Mike Morath, Marshall ISD has determined the best course of action in regards to concerns over COVID 19 is to extend spring break for students. As a result, MISD will be closed the week of March 16 through March 20 to

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