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September 26, 2021

Marshall Independent School District

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

MHS JROTC excels in Air Force National Inspection

Marshall High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) was recently inspected by the United States Air Force and was rated “Exceeds Standards” in the areas of compliance, instructor performance and co-curricular activities, according to instructor Lt Col Jason Winslow. Along with the outstanding rating, cadets Dakota Allen and Destine Alford were named “Top Performers”

Chow Down With The Chief

William B. Travis Elementary students Alexis Jernigan and Luke Mersino were honorees in the MISD Police Department “Chow Down with the Chief” program for the week of Feb. 19-23 on Friday. Alexis and Luke, both fourth-graders, along with WBT Assistant Principal Zachary Venable, were treated to lunch at CiCi’s Pizza by MISD PD Chief Joe Arledge.

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 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

Marshall FFA students attend Longview District Convention

Marshall FFA students attended the Longview District FFA Convention Tuesday at Sabine High School, gathering with over 300 other students from 23 schools.   Marshall FFA students were given the responsibility to vote on FFA Talent Teams, District Officer Candidates and Area contests at Tuesday’s meeting. Through this process, students learn the value of speaking ability, hard work and

WECC’s Alison Payne named Patterson Auto MISD Teacher of the Week

Alison Payne, Head Start teacher at Washington Early Childhood Center, has been named the Patterson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Marshall MISD Teacher of the Week.   Mrs. Payne was surprised on Wednesday morning by Patterson representatives Suzanne Willis and Kristin Skinner, along with WECC Principal Detrice Fisher who nominated her for the award. “Mrs.

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,

Did you really wait in line for an hour to pick up your child?

With the opening of the brand new Marshall Junior High School this week there has been a lot of controversy about the traffic flow. We have read many social media posts about how long people had to wait in line to drop off their kids or even pick them up. So we would like to

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