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June 22, 2018

Marshall ISD

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

MISD Staff Member of the Week

Congratulations to Lesley Glanton, Assistant Principal at David Crockett Elementary, as this week’s Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Patterson Toyota MISD Staff Member of the Week! Pictured with Mrs. Glanton are Mrs. Warren’s first grade class, Brandy Lindemann, principal’s secretary, Darrell Fugler and Kristin Skinner with Patterson Toyota.

Legacy 2017 projects on track to open as scheduled

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees received a monthly update of the status of the Legacy 2017 Building program during the board’s regular November meeting held Monday in the Pat Smith-Gasperson Board Room. Mr. Robert Wilbanks, Project Manager with Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam, Inc. (LAN), presented his monthly report of the ongoing construction

MJHS Band sees 20 students earn All-Region

MARSHALL, Texas – Twenty members of the Marshall Junior High Band auditioned and earned a chair in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 4 All-Region Junior High School Band at All-Region tryouts Monday. Congratulations to these students for earning recognition in the All-Region Band: CONCERT Jacqueline Villela, Kortlyn Smith, Emily Olvera, Richard Villafranco, Hector

MHS Debate team earns recognition at Carthage event

MARSHALL, Texas – Members of the Marshall High School Debate team competed at the Carthage Academic Invitational this past Saturday, Nov. 11, with a five students placing in their events. In Lincoln-Douglas Debate, junior Dakota Epps finished 3-0 and brought home first place, with teammate and senior Nathan Hicks also going 3-0 and finishing in

MISD names Anika Perkins Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Jerry Gibson to name Anika Perkins as the district’s new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction.   The announcement was made during a Special Called Meeting of the school board Tuesday afternoon in the Pat Smith-Gasperson Board Room. “We

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