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Academic Stress and the Course Selection Process

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Academic Stress: My Shoes Are Burning! Academic Dean Bob Wiegand introduces the Electives Showcase. I just finished reading a number of short essays from the junior class submitted in English III, and discovered a reoccurring theme in nearly one out of every two submissions. Some of them took on homework, some focused on academic stress,…
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International Boarding: Adapting to Life in the U.S.

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International Boarding: A New Life Zara at the Homecoming bonfire with fellow seniors Joe Ballou and Walker Nighbert. Before I went to school as an international student at San Marcos Academy, I had never gone to a school far away from my house. I have been to many different places in China and other countries…
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Food Insecurity: School Fuel Offers Local Support

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Giving Thanks for Food Thanksgiving is a day to be grateful for all God has given us, especially for the gift of food. In 1621, the Pilgrims enjoyed a feast and gave thanks for their good harvest, and food has been an important part of Thanksgiving celebrations ever since. Did you know a typical Thanksgiving meal,…
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The Master’s School To Unite with SMA Next Year

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San Marcos Academy and The Master’s School of San Marcos will unite their programs on the Academy campus beginning in the Fall of 2019, representatives of both schools announced Nov. 1. The Master’s School will continue to hold classes for kindergarten through sixth grade on their Centerpoint Road campus through the end of this school…
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Sabre: It’s Time to Shop at SMA!

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If you haven’t been by the Sabre Bookstore in a while . . . you haven’t been by the Sabre Bookstore!   Cathy Mitchell, manager, and Alyssa Clutter, assistant manager, have some great new items in stock for students, parents and alumni. As we anticipate the excitement of Homecoming Week, please shop the Sabre for…
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Bilingual: In What Language Do We Think?

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Author Zara Gao is a senior from China. Knowing another language is very interesting. A lot of people who speak only one language are very curious about what language those people who are bilingual think in. I have been in America for six years now, and I can say that I speak English fluently. I…
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San Marcos Public Library Partners with SMA

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This summer, Mrs. Amy Nighbert, our librarian, has been working to establish a new partnership with the San Marcos Public Library. Ms. Diane Insley, San Marcos Public Library Director, is making many of the library’s resources available to all Academy students, whether they are day or boarding students. Even our international students are being treated…
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Snakes: Awareness and Vigilance on Campus

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Rattlesnake In the Hill Country of Texas, snakes, quite literally, go along with the territory. Our campus is not immune from snakes, especially during the hot months of summer and early fall. We wanted to let you know some of the things we’re doing things to combat the presence of snakes on campus, particularly around…
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Team Followell: Duo to be Campus Ministers at SMA

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Monica and Clint Followell, who both serve on the staff at First Baptist Church in San Marcos, have been named Campus Ministers at San Marcos Academy, President Brian Guenther announced this week. The couple will work part-time at the Academy to oversee the student chapel program, coordinate extra-curricular Bible studies and ministry opportunities on campus…
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Bookstore: What’s New at the Sabre

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One of the many things that makes San Marcos Academy unique is the Sabre Bookstore. Our Bookstore is now open from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each school day. We hope these expanded hours will make shopping more convenient for parents as well as students. Sabre shoppers can purchase a wide variety of items in…
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