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Marble Falls High School aeroscience students

Despite outcome, rocket launch propels MFHS aeroscience group

DANIEL CLIFTON • STAFF WRITER WHITE SANDS, N.M. — With their 18-foot rocket ready go and everything clear on the launch site, the four Marble Falls High School aeroscience students waited, hoping the rocket they spent the past 10 months designing and building would set a new record. (more…)

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MFISD approves coaching hires including for softball, girls soccer

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees approved several coaching hires, including a head coach, during its special meeting July 13. B.J. Brown is the new head softball coach. He has been coaching for more than 25 years including as an assistant baseball coach for […]

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Marble Falls ISD hires former Lake Travis administrator as superintendent

Marble Falls ISD hires former Lake Travis administrator as superintendent

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees approved hiring former Lake Travis ISD deputy superintendent Chris Allen as the new MFISD superintendent during a meeting July 13. (more…)

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CHRIS ALLEN

Marble Falls ISD names lone finalist for superintendent

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls school board on June 22 named Chris Allen, a Lake Travis Independent School District deputy superintendent, as the lone finalist for the superintendent position, officials say. (more…)

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Marble Falls Matt Green

Marble Falls coach, AD Matt Green gets 3-year contract extension

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Independent School District board of trustees unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for athletic director and head football coach Matt Green during its regular meeting June 15. The new contract takes effect the 2015-16 school year. (more…)

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MFISD announces six finalists for superintendent

MFISD announces six finalists for superintendent

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — School board members on June 15 whittled down a list of 50 applicants to six for the Marble Falls Independent School District superintendent’s position and expect to possibly name a lone finalist within the next two weeks, officials say. (more…)

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BRAD BEHRENS

Marble Falls ISD reinstates band director after show of support

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — After an outpouring of support by alumni, band students and the band booster club, the outgoing Marble Falls school superintendent has reinstated the head band director June 15, a month after demoting him to a middle school position. (more…)

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Young Marble Falls steer rider hangs on for spot at nationals

Young Marble Falls steer rider hangs on for spot at nationals

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER GONZALES — Marble Falls Middle School sixth-grader Michael Tupper decided long ago he wanted to be a professional bull and bareback steer rider. He took a giant jump in that direction when he finished fourth at the Texas Junior High State Finals in bareback steer riding in May to qualify for […]

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Marble Falls elementary students go the extra miles

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Adversity leads to two things: People either fold under it or bust through it. When several Colt Elementary School students saw they might not hit their goal of putting in a marathon distance this year because of wet weather in the spring, the kids made a choice. […]

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Almost 300 STAAR exams are missing for Marble Falls

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls High School sophomores and staff did everything correct when it came to the English II End-of-Course STAAR test, but a box with 298 exams is apparently missing. (more…)

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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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