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The National Society of High School Scholars recognizes top scholar Jacklyn M. Canales for demonstrating outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

SMHS student recognized

The National Society of High School Scholars has announced student Jacklyn M. Canales from San Marcos has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.
The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.


On July 21, Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaimed August 8 as Johnnie Jam Day. In front, from left is Mayor Guerrero, Celia Rosales, Melany Granado, Frankie Granado, Angela Granado, Belinda Bourne and Adian and Zulayca. In second row is Jeffrey Rosales, Doug Kupper, Frank Granado, Sylvia Cruz and Ben Bourne, holding baby Benny Bourne. In third row is City Manager Jared Miller, Ian Rosales, Johnnie Rosales and City Council member Shane Scott. (Photo Courtesy Johnnie Jam)

Drive less and breathe easier

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — New three-year readings show the San Antonio metropolitan area ground-level ozone to be second — narrowly — only to Dallas-Fort Worth in Texas. This is a wake-up call that San Antonio needs to speed up measures to bring the city into compliance with attainment standards. But it’s also a wake-up call for residents to take matters into their own hands. A region found to be in nonattainment could face higher costs for operating its businesses.


The library’s Summer Reading Program is not just for kids. Programs at the San Marcos Library just got “taste-tea” for adults and teens. Here, Emily Bradford pours healthy herbal brews for Tiffany and Germaine Al-Anzi to try. (Photo courtesy SMPL)

Natasha Schimelman, Aidan and Peyson Rackley and Ivy Lochman make do-it-yourself putty by dissolving huge bags of Styrofoam into a tiny container of acetone. (Photo courtesy SMPL)

Carol Ly pushes a shrinking balloon into liquid nitrogen as Scott Bronstead-Lowry and children, plugging their ears, watch with anticipation. (Photo courtesy SMPL)

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