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Kelli Lopez, center, stands with other San Marcos High School leaders previous to her resignation.

Details come out after SMHS principal resigns

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter

Late Wednesday Superintendent Michael Cardona announced that San Marcos High School Principal Kelli Lopez had resigned effective immediately.

The Record has learned that this month the district was made aware of issues that involved a violation of grading policies and procedures and the awarding of credit not earned. The superintendent said he did not ask Lopez to resign, she made that decision on her own. 

Kelli lopez, pictured center, stands with other San Marcos High School leaders previous to her resignation. PHOTO COURTESY OF SMCISD

SMHS principal resigns

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter

San Marcos High School Principal Kelli Lopez has resigned from the position effective immediately.

Superintendent Michael Cardona informed members of the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees Wednesday. In a letter addressed to San Marcos High School community, Cardona made the announcement public.

Former administrator is named as interim

 

Russell Wilde - Staff Reporter

A former school administrator turned consultant, Bobbie Turnbo, has been chosen to serve as San Marcos High School’s Interim Principal for the rest of the 2016-17 school year. 

“I’ve missed the interaction with high school students,” Turnbo said.

Superintendent Michael Cardona worked with Turnbo in both San Antonio and Houston.

“I’ve seen the work she can do,” he said. “She gets kids, adults and the importance of community.” 

Hays County District Attorney Wes Mau, backed by football players from the county’s high schools, addresses the issue of domestic violence. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY RACHEL WILLIS
Cardboard cutouts represented local women killed by their domestic abusers.
On hand for the press conference were football players (from left) Foster Reynolds, Dripping Springs; Addonis Raborn, Wimberley; Trea Anderson, San Marcos Academy and Tyler Henderson, Lehman. DAILY RECORD PHOTO BY RACHEL WILLIS

Officials call for attention to domestic violence issues

Rachel Willis - News Intern

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office and local police departments have partnered up with the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center and several community football teams to raise awareness for domestic violence during the month of October.  

District Attorney Wes Mau spoke during the  press conference for  Domestic Violence Awareness month on Tuesday and began by stating its prevalence in our community and comparing it to the proverbial iceberg.

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