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The brick stairway crosses terraces defined by rock walls that gracefully curve across the front yard of the Winfield home. (photos by Sharon Lockett/Spring Lake Garden Club)

SHARON LOCKETTDaily Record Features Winter gardens in San Marcos invite us to appreciate plant structure in place of blossoms or foliage, and a steeply sloped front yard only amplifies this effect.Spring Lake Garden Club's Yard of the Month for... more

“Summer” from the “Four Seasons” series by the Bee Friends is now on exhibit at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio St. (photos by Linda Kelsey-Jones)

For the first time ever in San Marcos, four venues are coordinating exhibits and receptions for those exhibits under the general title, “Sewing Our Stories: Personal, Cultural, Universal."Fibers’ exhibits that include quilts and other fiber... more

“Sal Minneo,” the Blind Salamander, dances in the 4th annual Mardi Gras parade Feb. 6 on Belvin Street.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY MADELYNNE SCALES

 

Several students from San Marcos Academy were selected recently for the ATSSB All-Region Band. The group includes Harry Lee, Virginia Myers, Emily Shang, Jasmine Xu, Matthew Novelli, Hector Correa, Nathan Yu and Kyle McGraw. Novelli was also selected as a member of the All-State Band.  SAN MARCOS ACADEMY PHOTO BY DON ANDERS

 
Matthew Novelli, a member of the San Marcos Academy High School Band, was selected to 2016 All-State Band by the Association of Texas Small School Bands. He was chosen for this honor in competitive auditions held this year across the state at region... more

Trail riders and their horses parade down the streets of San Marcos during their annual visit to the city on their way to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. GRA Trails will be in downtown San Marcos on Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (photo by city of San Marcos)

LORI STEINDORFFeatures Editor The cadence of horse hooves clopping down the streets of San Marcos will be easy to detect on Monday as the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders, waving flags, mosey into town for their annual stop en route to the San... more

The brick stairway crosses terraces defined by rock walls that gracefully curve across the front yard of the Winfield home. (photos by Sharon Lockett/Spring Lake Garden Club)

“Summer” from the “Four Seasons” series by the Bee Friends is now on exhibit at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio St. (photos by Linda Kelsey-Jones)

“Sal Minneo,” the Blind Salamander, dances in the 4th annual Mardi Gras parade Feb. 6 on Belvin Street.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY MADELYNNE SCALES

 

Several students from San Marcos Academy were selected recently for the ATSSB All-Region Band. The group includes Harry Lee, Virginia Myers, Emily Shang, Jasmine Xu, Matthew Novelli, Hector Correa, Nathan Yu and Kyle McGraw. Novelli was also selected as a member of the All-State Band.  SAN MARCOS ACADEMY PHOTO BY DON ANDERS

 

Trail riders and their horses parade down the streets of San Marcos during their annual visit to the city on their way to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. GRA Trails will be in downtown San Marcos on Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (photo by city of San Marcos)

“Sal Minneo,” the Blind Salamander, dances in the 4th annual Mardi Gras parade Feb. 6 on Belvin Street.  DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY MADELYNNE SCALES

 

A woman rides on the back of a golf cart Feb. 6 with her dog for the neighborhood Mardi Gras parade on Belvin Street.  

Samantha Armbruster (left) of Main Street San Marcos dances with a co-worker on roller skates for the 4th annual Mardi Gras parade. 

 

Mardi Gras!

Several students from San Marcos Academy were selected recently for the ATSSB All-Region Band. The group includes Harry Lee, Virginia Myers, Emily Shang, Jasmine Xu, Matthew Novelli, Hector Correa, Nathan Yu and Kyle McGraw. Novelli was also selected as a member of the All-State Band.  SAN MARCOS ACADEMY PHOTO BY DON ANDERS

 

SMA senior earns All-State Band honors from ATSSB

Matthew Novelli, a member of the San Marcos Academy High School Band, was selected to 2016 All-State Band by the Association of Texas Small School Bands.

De Zavala students, from left, are Rodrigo Cruz, Dr. Marilyn Gaddis (judge), Karina Zepeda and John Ramirez. PHOTOS COURTESY OF CAROL FERNANDEZ

 

Hernandez students, from left, are Ashton Bailey, Natalie Veech and Kaila Adam.

 

Elementaries hold Geo Bee competitions

De Zavala and Hernandez Elementary schools recently held their local competitions for the first level of the 2016 National Geographic Bee. 

Weekly traffic report

 LP 82/SAN MARCOS SPRINGS DR/AQUARENA SPRINGS: Feb. 8 - 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., San Marcos Springs Drive (Laurel Ridge) east and west bound lanes will be closed, alternately, for the removal and installation of utilities. At least one lane of traffic in both directions will remain open at all times.

Mendez Elementary counseling staff, from left to right, Principal Karen McGowan, Counselor Jan Niemiec and Assistant Principal Lizette Salinas-Rodriguez. PHOTO COURTESY OF DONNA PERKINS

 

School counselors honored during special week

National School Counseling Week was observed Feb. 1-5, and all of the San Marcos CISD campuses honored their campus counselors for the valuable services they provide to students and families.  The District Counselors recognized included:

 

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