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May 22, 2017

Education

MISD, TSTC-Marshall announce “Mav Tech” dual credit partnership

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD has entered into an expanded partnership with Texas State Technical College-Marshall which is expected to enhance and provide more higher education, dual credit opportunities for Marshall High School students beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. Officials from MISD and TSTC – including Dr. Jerry Gibson, MISD Superintendent, and Bart Day,

MISD announces 2016-2017 Campus Teachers of the Year

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD presented the 2016-2017 Campus Teachers of the Year for its 11 schools in the district during Monday’s regular April meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees in the Pat Smith-Gasperson Board Room. Each of the honorees was nominated by their campus principal, based on systems created at each campus to

Angela Fitzpatrick named principal of new Crockett Elementary

MARSHALL, Texas – Angela Fitzpatrick, a Marshall High School graduate and current principal of Sam Houston Middle School, on Thursday was named the principal of the new Crockett Elementary beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was approved unanimously by the MISD Board of Trustees during a Special Called Meeting Thursday afternoon. The board

Claude Mathis named Athletic Director/Head Football Coach

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Jerry Gibson to hire Claude Mathis as the district’s new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. The unanimous vote took place during a Special Called Meeting Thursday afternoon. A press conference to officially introduce Mathis took place following the board

South Marshall STEM Academy earns designation as Reward School

MARSHALL, Texas – South Marshall STEM Academy has been recognized as a Reward School by the Texas Education Agency in an announcement and special presentation during the March regular meeting of the Marshall ISD Board of Trustees. Carmen Delgado, Region 7 Education Service Center Coordinator, presented the award to South Marshall Principal Jerry Hancock and

Winterguard reschedules performance, raffle

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall ISD Winterguard has rescheduled its performance from last Friday’s “Dinner and a Show” which was cut short due to rough weather which roared through the area during their first performance. Winterguard director Crystal Walker said that the groups will schedule a “redemption performance” for Friday, March 31, at 5:30 p.m.

MJHS boys track wins Lindale meet

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Junior High School 8th grade boys track team brought home first place at the Lindale Junior High Relays Tuesday night in Lindale, setting four meet records in the process. The 7th grade boys finished in second place. In the 8th grade division, Marshall’s James Thomas set a meet record in

MISD students take two awards at state PTA Reflections contest

MARSHALL, Texas – Two Marshall ISD students have been recognized at the state level for their entries to this year’s State PTA Reflections contest. Emma Kate McIntosh, of South Marshall STEM Academy, received an Award of Excellence, Literature, in the 3rd-5th grade arts division. Mallory Maxwell, of Marshall High School, received Honorable Mention for her

MISD submits campus turnaround plans for Crockett, Carver to TEA

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the submission of campus turnaround plans for David Crockett Elementary and George Washington Carver Elementary to the Texas Education Agency during Monday’s regular March meeting in the Pat Smith Gasperson Board Room. The Texas Education Agency has identified both Crockett and Carver as “turnaround”

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