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December 11, 2017

Marshall ISD

MHS Speech/Debate opens fall season at Mabank competition

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Maverick Speech and Debate team opened the fall season this past weekend by competing in the Mabank Speech and Debate Angel Invitational held at Mabank High School. Marshall’s Alexis Alexander, Deshona Jernigan, Haley Hurd and Joseph Maglaris represented Marshall in Cross-Examination Debate. Hurd and Maglaris finished in sixth place out

Marshall High School – Maverick Stadium

Football history State Champions: 1990 5A Division I State Champions State Finalists: 1990 (5A), 2004 (4A), 2005 (4A) State Semi-Finalist: 1926, 1928, 1989, 1990, 2004, 2005 State Quarter Finalists: 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1945, 1949, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2015 Area: 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1945, 1949, 1988, 1989,

Yolanda Martin named principal at new Marshall Junior High

MARSHALL, Texas – Yolanda Martin, who has served as assistant principal at Marshall Junior High School since 2015, has been named the new principal of MJHS following a recommendation from Superintendent Dr. Jerry Gibson during a Special Called Meeting of the Marshall ISD Board of Trustees on Monday. “We are extremely excited to have Mrs. Martin

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

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,

MISD begins process to become District of Innovation

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD began the process of working toward becoming a “District of Innovation” during Tuesday’s January meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees, with the school board approving a resolution to authorize the district to move forward in seeking the designation. The “District of Innovation” concept was passed into law by the

MHS Debate team brings home success at Pine Tree Invitational

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall High School Debate team competed this past weekend at the Pine Tree Invitational, with several students placing high in events such as Lincoln-Douglas Debate, CX Debate, Informative Speaking, Persuasive Speaking and Poetry. “I am incredibly proud of the work this team has put into these events,” said Kenneth Adcock, MHS

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