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Heat, Pray, Love Chili Cookoff this weekend

As temperatures begin to dip and the leaves change colors, nothing signals the arrival of autumn quite like a chili cook-off.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in San Marcos is again hosting its fourth annual Heat, Pray, Love Chili Cook-off Saturday, Oct. 22, on the expansive church grounds located at 3039 Ranch Road 12.

The Friends of the San Marcos Library have dedicated countless hours to supporting and enhancing the library. Pictured left to right are members Powell Hinson, Becca Campa, Laura Pratt and Rachel Sanborn work hard preparing for the Fall 2016 Book Sale. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SAN MARCOS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Library holds 'Fall Book Sale' fundraiser

The Friends of the Library will hold their Fall Book Sale at City Park Rec Hall.

On Friday, paperback books will be only $1 and hardcover books will be $2. Saturday prices are 50 cents for paperbacks and $1 for hardbacks. On Sunday, you can take home a whole bag of books for just $5. The Book Sale will be located at the City Park Rec Hall at 170 Charles Austin Dr. 

One of the first people to help provide meals to workshop attendees was Rudy Espinoza, shown in this photo with Linda Contreras. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAN MARCOS CISD

Girls Empowerment Network teams up with San Marcos High School

San Marcos High School has partnered with the Girls Empowerment Network (GEN), a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and guide girls to make wise choices. SMHS Parent Liaison Linda Contreras said that GEN is providing workshops at school every Tuesday in October and November during the lunch periods.

“The workshops,” Contreras said, “cover programs that are designed to help adolescent girls navigate girlhood and include, but are not limited to, body image, friendship issues, relationships, communication, career explorations, health and wellness.”

Pictured left to right: Raquel Cervantes-Nunez, Herbert Yarbrough, III, Rebecca Ybarra-Ramirez, Elizabeth Tuttle, Michelle Knight, Kharley Smith, Connie Bagley, Ben Rodriguez, Rosina Valle, Melvin Callender, Elizabeth Beck, Frank Arredondo, Clay Sullivan and H.C Kyle, III PHOTO BY DON ANDERS

San Marcos Education Foundation recognizes distinguished alumni

Fourteen former San Marcos High School graduates who have achieved recognition and success in their careers and civic lives were inducted into the 2016 San Marcos Education Foundation's Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 7. The recipients were honored at the twelfth annual event, preceding the Rattler homecoming football game.

Pictured above are the San Marcos High School students who made the Regional Choir. PHOTO COURTESY OF SMHS

SMHS choir students advance to regionals

San Marcos High School Choir Director Dawn Sheridan-Reinhuber reports that 30 Rattler singers made the Region Choir last weekend, with eight vocalists and one alternate moving on to the Pre-Area auditions on Nov. 29.

Reinhuber said, “We are so proud of the way they practiced and supported each other, and how they represented our school after moving to a new TMEA region with different participants, directors, and an unknown competitive atmosphere.”



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