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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Bryan

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Michael Christopher Sanchez, 32, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Sanchez, a Latin Kings gang member, is wanted for parole violation and engaging in organized

Less Busy, Better Life

Everyone appears to be busy doing one thing or the other. People seem to be working every single minute of their life. The quality of life that people are leading has considerably gone down. Being too busy can lead one to neglect their wellbeing which in turn results into lack of peace and joy in

MISD approves 2017-2018 Academic Calendar

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall ISD Board of Trustees approved the district’s 2017-2018 school academic calendar during the February Regular Meeting Monday night in the Pat Smith-Gasperson Board Room.   The calendar begins with 2 ½ weeks of staff development (Aug. 10-25) in the weeks prior to the first day of school on Aug. 28.

THE LION AND THE LAMB

Big Daddy Weave released a song in 2015 entitle The Lion and The Lamb. Here are a couple of lines from the song: Our God is the Lion, the Lion of Judah He’s roaring with power and fighting our battles… Our God is the Lamb, the Lamb that was slain For the sin of the

South Marshall Hosts Latino Family Literacy Project

Latino Family Literacy Project Mrs. Zaragoza, Mrs. Collazo and Mrs. Avelar have been leading the Latino Family Literacy program at South Marshall STEM Academy.  The program is brought in from the Marshall ISD Bilingual/ESL Department. The literacy program is designed to establish family reading routines for Spanish-speaking and English-speaking parents and their children at their

A Better Super Bowl | NFL Hyundai Super Bowl LI

Millions of people watched Super Bowl LI. But without our troops, this day wouldn’t be possible. This year, Hyundai made their Super Bowl better. They couldn’t come home, so we brought home to them. Watching the Super Bowl is amazing, but watching it with the ones you love is better.

February designated as CTE Month

MARSHALL, Texas –Marshall ISD joins other school districts around the nation in recognizing February as Career and Technical Education Month, which is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE programs and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the United States.   Career and Technical Education,

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