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October 21, 2017

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Rapid Growth Continues For MISD’s AVID Program

Marshall ISD’s AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Program, in its third year at Marshall High School, continues to grow exponentially as students experience breakthroughs in performance and college aspirations. The AVID Program’s annual report, presented during Monday night’s meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees by Dr. Rebeca Cooper, Assistant Superintendent for Leadership and Learning,

MISD Pictures of the Week

WASHINGTON EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER All Things Seuss Ms. Garcia’s students, including Alison Benitez and Aeden Medellin, celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a tasty snack of “Green Eggs and Ham.”   WILLIAM B. TRAVIS ELEMENTARY Revenge of the Nerds WBT students had fun dressing the part on Nerd Day during Texas Public Schools Week.

Marshall Police needs help in finding missing person

By Officer Justin Mills, PIO, Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa and the Marshall Police Department are seeking the community’s assistance to help solve one of Marshall’s long standing missing person’s cases. MPD is seeking any information related to the current location of Teresa Lanette Barnett, who went missing in August 1987. On August 7, 1987 Barnett’s husband,

New online website set for Piney Woods area

This week, a new source of news for the Piney Woods area – more specifically for Marshall, Jefferson, Hallsville and surrounding communities in Texas, was launched. The Piney Woods News will be an online community news site which will cover all local news in the cities of Marshall, Jefferson, Hallsville, and the surrounding communities. According

Hallsville gets new services from Fidelity

From Digital Journal Fidelity Communications announced earlier this year they would be offering a new full-service voice solution for residential customers in Hallsville, Texas. In a press release on Digital Journal, the new service was explained. The new voice service, MAXLine residential, normally sells for $19.99 per month, but Fidelity is offering a promotion for

Pollen, can cause Fido to sneeze too

Toby, my Pug/Terrier/Beagle mix, is a pretty happy dog for the most part – though he has his moments of grumpiness and anxiousness. Some say he mimics my personality. He also has some other traits that I have, and many of you are suffering from right now. Toby has an allergy to pollen, some grasses,

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