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San Marcos Academy Bulletin Board

 Posted July 18, 2017 : 10:45am 
Important SAT and Test Prep Info
Students who wish to register for the new August SAT test date will need to do so by July 28. SMA is a test center for this exam, which is scheduled for August 26. Registration can be completed through the College Board website.

Also, enrollment is now open for the Catalyst SAT/PSAT Bootcamp that SMA is hosting on August 19-20. This two-day (8 hours total) camp is a great way for students to be ready for the SAT. For more information on this opportunity, including the enrollment link and costs,
see our recent blog article.

 Posted July 18, 2017 : 10:30am 
Register NOW for Fall Athletic Camps
Fall Camps
SMA will offer four camps prior to the start of the Fall 2017 semester.

Boys in grades 5-8 are welcome to attend the Middle School Football Camp July 31-Aug. 3.

Athletes in grades 9-12 have three camp opportunities the week of Aug. 7-11: football (boys), volleyball (girls), and cheerleading (boys and girls).

For more info and to register for these camps, please visit the Fall Camp link in Smart Tuition.

Coach Les Davis also has a blog for upper school boys (and their parents) about football camp and the upcoming season:
Click here to read the blog

 Posted May 17, 2017 : 10:30am 
Summer Reading Assignments
Reading List
Is reading one of your summer activities? If not, it should be!

Below are links to the summer reading lists for middle school and upper school students for the 2017-18 school year.

Make reading part of every day!

Lower School Summer Reading (grades 4-5)

Middle School Summer Reading (grades 6-8)

Upper School Summer Reading (grades 9-12)

 Posted May 5, 2017 : 10:30am 
Summer School Online at SMA
Tennis Camp
San Marcos Academy will again be offering online summer courses in the four core disciplines (English, math, science, social studies) as well as French and Spanish. Additional subjects could be added on request.

Students who need academic credit recovery or who are interested in getting ahead this summer can contact
Amy Nighbert or Lynne Ritchie for information on how to register for classes.

Distance Learning Classes Payment Portal

 Posted Feb 3, 2017 : 11:30am 
Parent Day Coming Feb. 25
Dr. Ingalls
SMA invites all parents, grandparents and family members to join us on campus for our annual celebration of student success. Check out our schedule at the link below:

link to schedule

 Posted Feb 3, 2017 : 11:00am 
Order Yearbook Personal Ad Today!

Purchase an ad to be included in this year's Crest yearbook before space runs out.

Please print this form
to return to Cindy Rollins.

Ads can be paid for online through
Smart Tuition at this link.

 Posted Feb 1, 2017 : 3:00pm 
The SMA Theatre Department Presents:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday
February 23-25
7:30 p.m. in the RCC
Open to the public;
no golden tickets required!

 Posted November 7, 2016 : 10:30am 
Heritage Association of San Marcos
Fall Festival
Join San Marcos Academy on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, for a delicious lunch at the Cottage Kitchen, located in the Charles S. Cock House Museum at 400 East Hopkins Street.

SMA ambassadors will serve chicken pot pie, green beans and fresh fruit salad with assorted homemade desserts for only $8 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Heritage Association of San Marcos.
 Posted Sept 9, 2016 : 1:00pm 
Senior Retreats Coming in September
Both the senior boys and senior girls retreats are coming up in September. Our senior boys will head to Palacios, Texas, on Sept. 15 for their annual four-day trip, while the senior girls will be in Leakey, Texas, for their retreat Sept. 24-26.

Click here for an information sheet on the Palacios trip, including a list of what the senior boys should bring. For further information, email Corey Boyer

Click here for information about the Leakey trip, including a supply/packing list. For further information, email Lynne Ritchie.

 Posted Aug 29, 2016 : 1:00pm 


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 Posted March 3, 2016 : 9:00am 
San Marcos Academy Bear Country 5K
5 K
The SMA Booster Club is hosting the first ever Bear Country 5K on Saturday, April 30, to raise money to fund our sports programs and other campus activities. The race begins at 8 a.m. here on the Academy campus. Register to participate on the Athlete Guild website and come out to walk or to run! Pre-registration is only $25 and must be submitted by April 15. After that, the price will increase to $35 (April 16-April 29) and day-of-the-race entries will be charged $45. A "Kid K" will also be held for children 11 and under for just $15. Make your plans now to participate in this event and support SMA!

Even if you don't run, you can help. Look at these SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

Thanks to our sponsors:
Marburger & Thames, LLC - Tax and Bookkeeping Specialists
Blind Salamander RV Park
Emergency Room 24/7
Chuck Nash
A+ Federal Credit Union

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