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April 11, 2021

Marshall ISD

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MISD Honors Sam Baxter For Contributions To MavU Dual Credit Program

Marshall ISD recognized Mr. Sam Baxter, a longtime supporter of the district and its students, for his contributions to the MavU dual credit program during Monday’s regular October meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees. Dr. Jerry Gibson, MISD Superintendent, presented Mr. Baxter with a commemorative display that included letters from former Marshall MavU students,

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 teachers attend Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop

A group of Marshall ISD teachers, along with fellow educators from other districts, met at the Marshall Public Library recently to take part in the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Workshop sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the Harrison County Historical Museum. Teachers were shown how they can involve their students in collecting oral histories

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.

Marshall FFA Officers receive top honors at East Texas State Fair

MARSHALL, Texas – Two Marshall FFA officers participated in the East Texas State Fair Junior Beef Heifer Show in Tyler on Sept. 23 and both students brought home great showings at the event. Marshall’s Israel Gonzalez won first in class showing his Maintainer Heifer, while Jackie Malinosky received second in her class showing a Lim-Flex

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

Marshall ISD Pushes First Day Of School Back To September 11

MARSHALL, Texas – Due to the delay in substantial completion of the new Marshall Junior High School, Marshall ISD has revised its 2017-2018 school calendar to push back the first day of school to Monday, Sept. 11, for all campuses. The revision to the school calendar was approved Monday by the MISD Board of Trustees during their regular

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

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