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Marble Falls ISD experiencing leadership changes

Marble Falls ISD experiencing leadership changes

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — New principals on three campuses and recent central office administrator changes for the upcoming school year signal a shift in leadership and direction for the Marble Falls Independent School District, officials say. (more…)

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Marble Falls Independent School District staff and parents offered one-one-one input May 19-20 on traits sought for in a new superintendent during sessions held in the community room in the MFISD administration building. Kay Stripling of Meadowlakes (right), who has graduates from the district and a child currently enrolled, discussed course offerings and class scheduling with educational consultant Gary Patterson during the May 20 session. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Consultant meets with staff, parents in MFISD supe search

CONNIE SWINNEY  • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Officials wrapped up parent and staff meetings May 20 but offered more time for public input by extending an online survey deadline in the search process for a new Marble Falls Independent School District superintendent. (more…)

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Elementary principals named; search on for MFMS principal

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — School trustees have approved hiring two new principals and launched a search for a new middle school principal, according to a news release May 21 from the Marble Falls Independent School District. (more…)

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Marble Falls ISD reorganizes band program, seeks director

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — School officials launched a search May 19 for a new Marble Falls High School band director after the current band director received notice he would be reassigned to the middle school. Marble Falls Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Rob O’Connor offered a timeline for filling the position […]

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Consultant unveils Marble Falls ISD superintendent search criteria

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — A search for a new superintendent for Marble Falls Independent School District has generated “interest” for the position to be vacated this summer, officials say. (more…)

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As Marble Falls Middle School basketball players, the class of 2014 were back-to-back district champions and posted a two-year record of 28-0 to become the only class to leave middle school unbeaten in girls athletic coordinator Karen Naumann’s three decades on the campus. The team included Sarah Stripling (left), Skylar Riley, Tiffany Winters, Amanda Johnson, Teagan Hall, Blanca Fonseca, Hailey Coulter, Emily Klingsporn, Hailey Stephens and coach Karen Nauman. File photo

Karen Naumann retiring after 30 years of guiding MFMS athletes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Now that Karen Naumann is retiring as the Marble Falls Middle School girls athletic coordinator, she was asked to answer once and for all who gets the credit for helping former Mustang Leonel Manzano become an Olympic silver medalist. (more…)

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MFISD launches superintendent search, schedules public forums

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls school officials have launched a search for a new superintendent after hiring a consulting firm, announcing input forums and posting an community online survey. (more…)

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The Marble Falls Independent School District has launched a program to send Google Chromebooks home during the summer with all students in 10th-12th grades. Parents must first attend one of a series of meetings to learn about the program and insurance for the devices. File photo

MFHS faces Internet security questions regarding laptop take-home program

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Grandmother Londa Chandler balked at the idea that a new school district program would allow nearly all high school students to take a school-issued, laptop computer home for the summer. (more…)

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Texas A&M students from Marble Falls tasked with Reveille’s care

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF COLLEGE STATION — Two Texas A&M University students with Marble Falls ties have been given a very important school assignment: taking care of Reveille IX, the Aggie mascot. (more…)

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Highland Lakes cities and school districts holding elections May 9

Highland Lakes cities and school districts holding elections May 9

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The spring round of elections are May 9 for several cities and school districts around the Highland Lakes. Polls in Burnet and Llano counties are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. The last day of early voting is May 5. The Highland Lakes has several races on the ballot. (more…)

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Retiring coach Kyle Futrell reflects on a memorable track record, athletes

Retiring coach Kyle Futrell reflects on a memorable track record, athletes

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Twenty-two years later, Kyle Futrell still has the old checkbook cover with the numbers 19 and 1¾ on it. The cover serves as a reminder of what athletes can accomplish when they’re loosened, focused and fight for victory. (more…)

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Marble Falls choirs bring home sweepstakes honors from UIL

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — With the three top Marble Falls High School choirs earning “sweepstakes” at the University Interscholastic League contest, the district choir program made a clean sweep. (more…)

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Judge dismisses ex-football player’s lawsuit vs. MFISD

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — A federal judged issued a summary judgment in former Marble Falls High School football player Blake Ripple’s lawsuit against the Marble Falls Independent School District. (more…)

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Marble Falls Independent School District Superintendent Rob O'Connor has been named the lone finalist at Sharyland ISD. File photo

Marble Falls superintendent lone finalist for South Texas job

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — After almost four years of leading the Marble Falls Independent School District, Superintendent Rob O’Connor looks to be moving on. The Sharyland ISD board has named O’Connor the lone finalist in its superintendent search. SISD is located in South Texas and serves the communities of Mission, McAllen, Edinburg and […]

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