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October 15, 2019

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MISD Campuses Meet TEA Standard, District Receives “C” Rating

For the first time in 11 years, no Marshall ISD campus is rated as academically unacceptable or improvement required with data released this week by the Texas Education Agency.Overall, the district has received a “C” grade in the state’s new grade accountability system, and all campuses in MISD have been rated as “Met Standard,” which

TxDOT offers tips to help keep schoolchildren safe

As millions of Texas children return to school this month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reminds motorists and parents to take precautions to prevent traffic crashes and injuries in and around school buses. Last year, there were 765 traffic crashes in Texas school zones, resulting in 1 death and 15 serious injuries. The most common

Candlelight Vigil For MHS Accident Victims Scheduled Monday Evening

A candlelight vigil has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in Maverick Stadium to honor the memories of two Marshall High School students and to show support for two more students who are currently hospitalized following a fatal one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning.MHS juniors Ny’Jahl Armstrong and Derrick Bennett were killed in the

Pack Safety on Your Holiday Road Trip

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to pack safety on their holiday road trips by staying sober and following traffic laws throughout the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. In an effort to increase safety on Texas roadways, DPS Troopers will conduct traffic patrols throughout the holiday weekends — Dec. 23-26 and

MISD dips into fund balance for facility repairs, upgrades

Note: Information in this article is not considered to be the official minutes of the meeting. The official meeting minutes are provided as approved by the MISD Board of Trustees. This article is intended to give a first-look overview of the agenda items discussed and acted upon in open session during meetings of the MISD

FM 9 to be Resurfaced in Harrison County

A section of Farm-to-Market Road 9 in southeast Harrison County will receive a new riding surface next year according to plans approved in December by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be resurfacing a 4.2-mile section of the highway from the Panola County Line to FM 2625,” said Ray Brady, area engineer for

WBT’s Evelyn West named Patterson MISD Teacher of the Week

Evelyn West, fifth grade teacher at William B. Travis Elementary, has been named the Patterson Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Patterson Toyota of Marshall MISD Teacher of the Week for the week of Feb. 19-23. Ms. Winkley was surprised last Friday morning by Wendell Parker, Kyeandre Abara and Kristin Skinner of Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep

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