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June 24, 2017

Education

MISD names principals for new elementary schools

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendations of MISD Superintendent Dr. Jerry Gibson for principals of the new Legacy 2017 elementary school campuses during Monday’s regular March school board meeting. Loyed Jones, currently the principal at George Washington Carver Elementary, will be the new principal at the new K-5

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Mavettes bring home awards at competition

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Mavettes brought home several honors and awards from this past Saturday’s American Dance and Drill Team competition held at Kilgore College in Kilgore. The Mavettes, under the direction of first-year instructor and former Mavette Heather Hill, topped off the competition by earning Sweepstakes (all “1” ratings) and the Gussie Nell

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Components of a Good School District

The community highly influences a good school district. It takes the involvement of the community to shape the school district. When the community is highly engaged, the quality of learning improves and this reflects well on the district. It is important to note that when looking at a school district, there a myriad of factors

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.

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

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,

Worlds of opportunity are available to MHS Cosmetology students

MARSHALL, Texas – The thought of completing a “1,000-hour course” can be quite imposing on a young Cosmetology student at Marshall High School. But the ones who make it through, according to instructor Yulanda Roach, experience an immediate world of opportunity once they make it to the finish line. MHS Cosmetology students who complete their

Marshall ISD Students of the Week – Week Ending Jan. 27, 2017

Marshall ISD Maverick Students of the Week for the week ending Jan. 27, 2017: DAVID CROCKETT ELEMENTARY (DCE) Brianna Cox (K); Aliyah Sharp (1st); Brandon Mendez (2nd); Brooke Cowart (3rd); Daniel Diosdado (4th) J.H. MOORE ELEMENTARY (JHM) Logan Taylor (K); Kamori Harris (1st); Kaylie Johnson (2nd); Gabby Davis (3rd); Jaxon Seal (4th) MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL

MISD nears completion of five-year strategic plan

MARSHALL, Texas — A process to create a new five-year, focused Strategic Plan for Marshall ISD is nearing a close as a team of over 40 people comprised of community members, MISD staff and students wrapped up the fourth of five scheduled meetings Thursday. The process began back in December with a series of community

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