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February 21, 2019

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Lions Club donates “Buddy Benches” to MISD elementary campuses

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Lions Club has donated four “Buddy Benches” to be used at each of Marshall ISD’s four elementary campuses, with the official dedication of each bench held this week. Representatives from the Lions Club, along with MISD administration and school officials and students, were on hand for pictures during the official

Marshall ISD Mavs of the Week

Mavs of the Week for the week ending Feb. 9, 2018: DAVID CROCKETT ELEMENTARY Kindergarten: Haiden Duncan 1st Grade: Isabella Applegate 3rd Grade: Angie Argote 4th Grade: Isabell Pritchett 5th Grade: Leslie Garcia MARSHALL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jasmin Vences, Wendy Esquivel, Giovanni Galvan, Moresha Adkins, JaQuaion Davis, Mia Dunaway, Racheal McAndrews, Oscar Zambrano, Stephanie Barrientos-Diaz, Markavion

MJHS Choir earns 54 medals at Solo and Ensemble competition

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Junior High School Choir collected 54 first-division medals from Solo and Ensemble Contest held Tuesday here in Marshall. “We had fantastic results from this year’s contest,” said Leslie Laney, MJHS Choir Director. “The judges were very impressed with the talent here in Marshall.” The 54 medals were more than twice the amount

Don’t get caught up in the crime yourself!

The Marshall Police Department is warning the public about a disturbing video that is being shared on social media nationwide, including here in East Texas. The video is child pornography and law enforcement agencies across the country are working to find the origin of the video. Sharing the video is against the law and every

Marshall Police Department – 2017 Crime Stats

While pulling the crime statistics for 2017, it was discovered that the statistics the Campa Administration released to the public for 2016 did not match our records submitted to the federal government. The factual statistics were submitted to the federal government; however, stats showing less crime reports were released to the public and media. The release in January of

US 59 to be Resurface in Marshall

A section of US 59 in Marshall will receive a new riding surface this spring according to plans approved in January by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be resurfacing a 2.2-mile section of the highway from SH 43 South (Pinecrest Drive) to I-20” said Ray Brady, area engineer for TxDOT in Marshall. Madden Contracting

MHS ROTC cadets available for service hours to community

The Marshall High School Air Force Junior ROTC program continues to make an impact locally in the Marshall area, with over 3,830 service hours worked in the community in the first four months of this school year.   According to Lt. Col. Jason Winslow, ROTC instructor for Marshall High School, some ROTC cadets have worked

MISD teachers attend Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop

A group of Marshall ISD teachers, along with fellow educators from other districts, met at the Marshall Public Library recently to take part in the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the Harrison County Historical Museum. Teachers were shown how they can involve their students in collecting oral histories

MISD celebrates School Board Recognition Month

January has been designated as School Board Recognition Month across Texas and Marshall ISD is joining other districts in the state in thanking these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to public schools.   “It is an honor to serve alongside these seven school board members in Marshall ISD,” said Dr. Jerry Gibson, MISD

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