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April 29, 2017


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,

MISD trustees approve resolutions opposing vouchers, A-F accountability ratings

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees approved two separate resolutions on Tuesday to officially voice the district’s opposition to a pair of hot topics currently being discussed in the 85th Texas Legislature, specifically regarding the idea of vouchers and the state’s “A-F” accountability system. “We want everyone in Austin to know that Marshall

Exxon Awards Grants To Two MISD Campuses

Exxon Corporation has donated a total of three 2016 Educational Alliance grants at $500 apiece to two campuses in Marshall ISD — David Crockett Elementary and J.H. Moore Elementary. The funds will be used in the areas of Math and Science.

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