• TGE Notice

    In an effort to make up hours from Tuesday's inclement weather day, the Kinder & 1st Grade Bilingual Summer Program will be available on Thursday, June 27, 2019, and Friday, June 28, 2019, from 8AM-6PM.  We will also be open for the Bilingual Summer Program on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 8AM-12PM

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  • New Testing Schedule: 

    Parents, unfortunately, due to the weather conditions, we will have the following changes to testing: Wednesday: English 2 8th Grade Reading Thursday: Algebra 1, 8th Grade Math Friday: Biology and US History.

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  • Weather Notice

    Due to weather, there will be no school today. Classes will resume tomorrow. 
    Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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  • Attention

    SMISD is currently having technical difficulties with our phone services. Repairs are underway we apologize for the inconvenience.

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  • Notice

    Junior High Awards Assembly has been moved to Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM at the HS Gym.

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  • Santa Maria ISD Schedule of Events
     May 28, 2019, TGE Pre K-2nd Grade Awards Assembly- Cafeteria 8:30 a.m.
     May 29, 2019, TGE 3 rd -4th Grade Awards Assembly- Cafeteria 8:30-9:30 a.m.
     May 29, 2019, TGE 5th – 6th Grade Awards Assembly – Cafeteria 9:30-1030a.m.
     May 30, 2019, Ninos (Headstart) Graduation TGE Cafeteria 6:00 p.m.
     May 31, 2019, Senior Trip- Schlitterbahn South Padre Island- All Day.
     June 3, 2019 FFA Banquet- Cafeteria 6:00p.m.
     June 4, 2019, Kindergarten Graduations- Cafeteria 8:30 a.m.
    Junior High Awards Assembly Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM at the HS Gym.
     June 5, 2019 HS Academic Awards - HS Gym 6:00p.m.
     June 6, 2019, Jr. High Promotions – HS Gym 6:00p.m.
     June 7, 2019, Senior Breakfast 8:30 a.m.
     June 7, 2019 Staff Awards 10:00 a.m.
     June 7, 2019 HS Graduation 6:00p.m.

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  • Year Book Notice

    Any club or department wishing to be included in our yearbook this year please email me a writing, story, rosters, or information to    asap.

    Please give me any picture you would like included for your program or club also

    You may put the pictures on a pen drive so I can transfer to my external drive.

    Thanks, JRGuzman  9565367497  

    DEADLINE is May 23, 2019, @ 1 PM Pre-paying for a Yearbook before the deadline for a discounted price of 25.00 (deadline to prepay is May 29, 2019) Yearbooks will be sold for 40.00 when they are delivered in June. Thanks in advance for making our yearbook a success and a book full of lifetime memories. Yearbooks will be done by June 15,2019  Go Cougars Go !!!

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    5th six weeks award ceremony
    Scheduled May 3, 2019, for the following times starting at 
    Pre-K: 8:15 AM
    Kinder, 1st & Life Skills: 8:45 AM
    2nd Grade: 9:15 AM
    3rd & 4th Grade: 9:45 AM
    5th & 6th Grade: 10:15 AM
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  • Early Release 
    Dear Parents,
    Santa Maria ISD will be dismissing students early on Friday, April
    26, 2019, due to the scheduled In-Service Day, please note early dismal for your child's school:
    - TGE will be dismissed at 12:00 P.M.
    - SMMS will be dismissed at 12:00 P.M.
    - SMJH will be dismissed at 12:30 P.M.
    - Santa Maria Academic Academy will be dismissed at 12:30 P.M.
    - SMHS will be dismissed at 12:30 P.M.
    The school district will resume normal hours on Monday, April 29, 2019.
    Thank you,
    Martin Cuellar
    Superintendent of Schools
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  • Spring Break
    March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019
    Classes Resume March 18, 2019
    Have fun and be safe from all of us here at SMISD.

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  • Notice

    Early Release
    Friday, March 1, 2019

    Tony Gonzalez Elementary and Santa Maria Middle School at 12:00 PM.
    Santa Maria Junior High and Santa Maria High School at 12:30 PM.

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  • Reminder Today
    Jr. High First Semester Awards Assembly
    Feb. 25, 2019, 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
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  • Notice

    Dear Parents,

         Unfortunately, due to time constraints and basketball game schedules, we were forced to move our Junior High Awards Assembly to Monday, February 25, 2019, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for understanding.  Thank you.


    Jose Vela, Principal


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  • Notice

    Public Hearing on TAPR on February 25, 2019, at 5:30.

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  • Notice

    Referrals are now being taken for possible admittance into the Santa Maria ISD Gifted and Talented Program. Please be sure to submit referral forms to Tony Gonzalez Elementary Front Office by February 15th.

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  • Notice 
    High School Tutoring will be canceled today.
    February 11, 2019
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  • Notice:

    Saturday Tutoring for High School and Jr. High will be canceled tomorrow February 2, 2019. 

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  • Update

    Title I meeting for tonight has been rescheduled for Monday, February 19, 2019, at 5:30 at the Cafeteria.

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  • Title I Parent Meeting

    Dear Parents:
    Santa Maria ISD invites you to attend our Title I parent meeting.
    We thank you in advance for your participation and hope to see you at our
    parent meeting, where parents play an important role in the education of
    our children.

    When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

    Time: 5:00p.m.

    Where: Santa Maria I.S.D. Cafeteria

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  • SMISD Sports Update

    JAN 11, 2019 Girls Varsity Basketball Game has been canceled. JV Team will play at 5 PM as scheduled.

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  • 2019 School Board Recognition Month

    2019 School Board Recognition Month

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  • Reminder

    All SMISD personnel return Monday, January 7, 2019
    Students Return Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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  • Holiday Early Release

    Attention parents

    First-semester progress report 3 was sent out 
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 home with students. 
    Report cards will also be mailed out.

    Early Release Friday, December 21, 2018
    Tony Gonzalez Elementary: 12:00 PM
    Santa Maria Middle School: 12:00 PM
    Santa Maria Junior High: 12:30 PM
    Santa Maria High School: 12:30 PM

    SMISD all personnel return Monday, January 7, 2019
    Students Return Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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  • Dear Parents,

    Santa Maria ISD will be dismissing students early on Friday, November 16, 2018, due to the scheduled holiday break.  Please note early dismissal for your child’s school:

    • Tony Gonzalez Elementary will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m.
    • Santa Maria Middle School will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m.
    • Santa Maria Jr. High will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.
    • Santa Maria Academic Academy will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.
    • Santa Maria High School will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.

    All schools and administrative offices of Santa Maria ISD will be closed Monday, November 19-23, 2018.  The School District will resume normal hours on Monday,  November 26, 2018.

    We will resume ACE classes on Monday, November 26, 2018.

    Thank you,
    Martin Cuellar,
    Superintendent of Schools

    (Para información en español aplana aquí)


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  • Game Schedule Update
    The Santa Maria Cougars will be playing The Shiner Comanches this Thursday at 7:00 pm at Sinton High School.
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  • Regular Board

    Regular Board Meeting for Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

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  • Public Meeting

    Santa Maria ISD will hold
    Public meeting Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 5:30.
    In the Santa Maria ISD Administration Board Room
    11119 Military Rd., Santa Maria, Texas 78592

    The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Santa Maria ISD. Rating on the state’s financial Accountability system.

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  • Football Game Rescheduled

    The football game has been changed from Thursday, November 1, 2018, to Friday, November 2, 2018, same location at Riviera.

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  • Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice of Public Hearing on Application of Rayos Del Sol Solar Project, LLC for Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 6:30 P.M. Location: Cafeteria.

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  • Newsletters

    Jr. High Newsletter (Click Here) to view.

    TGE/MS Newsletter (Click Here) to view.

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  • FFA Meeting

    FFA Meeting Wednesday, October 17,18 at 6 PM
    in Mr. Cavazos room located at the Junior High.

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  • A Lesson For Raising A Healthy Child

    “A Lesson For Raising A Healthy Child” Where:  Family & Community Engagement Center (LRC ) When:  Every Thursday Beginning October 11, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. 

    More information (Click Here)

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  • Early Release

    Santa Maria ISD will be dismissing students early on Friday, October 12, 2018, due to the District Teacher In-service. Please note early dismissal for your child’s school:
    • Tony Gonzalez Elementary will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.
    • Santa Maria Middle School will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.
    • Santa Maria Junior High will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m.
    • Santa Maria High School will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m.

    More Information (Click Here)

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  • Financial Aid Night 

    Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 
    At SMHS Go Center.

    Applying for FSA ID
    2019-2020 FAFSA Document Checklist

    Financial Aid Night

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  • Regular Board Meeting

    Regular Board Meeting for Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

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  • Newsletters

    TGE/SMMS Newsletter

    Jr. High Newsletter

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  • Picture Day, Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    For Elementary and Middle School

    A proof or portrait will be sent home from the school with information on how to order. (Allow 3-4 weeks)

    Picture Day Attire
    Choose colors that compliment your child. Solid colors and small patterns work best. Avoid clothing with large images and logos.

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  • Coffee With The Counselor
    Tony Gonzalez Elementary and Santa Maria Middle School, invites all parents to attend a morning session with the counselor. To discuss truancy and the effects it has on our students' education.
    When: September 27, 2018
    Where: Parent Center (LRC)
    Time: 8:30 A.M.
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  • Notice

    Santa Maria Cougars will be playing this Friday at Santa Maria against Brownsville Veterans JV Football Team starting at 630 pm.

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  • Notice
    Regular Board Meeting September 18, 2018, at 6:00 P.M.
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  • Upcoming Events

    Parent Session Topic:  Child Car Seat Safety 

    Santa Maria ISD  5th Annual Mexican Independence and Cultural Day

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  • Update

    Todays Volleyball game has been rescheduled to Monday, September 17, 2018, at 5:00 and 6:00 due to weather.

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  • Notice

    Dear Parents/Guardians

    Due to inclement weather, the Santa Maria (ACE) After School Program will be canceled today Friday, September 14, 2018.

    We will resume activities Monday, September 17, 2018

    Please make the necessary arrangements to pick up your child immediately after school.

    Thank you in advance for your cooperation

    J. Angel Mendez, Ace Lead Coordinator

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  • Notice of Public Meeting


    Santa Maria Academic Academy has been assigned the rating of “Comprehensive Support” by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) based on the 2018 State Accountability System.  As such, public meetings are required* to discuss the campus performance, campus performance objectives, and solicit input on the proposed Targeted Improvement. All interested stakeholders are invited to attend.

    Date:      Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Time:         5:30 PM
    Location:  Santa Maria High School

    Go Center

    11100 Military Road

    Santa Maria, TX, 78592

    For more information, contact Gaby Monreal, DCSI, at (956) 565-5348.

    *Texas Academic Code 97.1061(a)(3)(A)(ii) and Texas Education Code Section 39A.055(2)

    English Version/ En Espanol

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  • Update
    As of now we still have regularly scheduled classes for tomorrow Friday 9-14-18. Please check regularly for updates.

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  • Attention 
    FFA Meeting Re-scheduled
    to Wed, Sept.19, 2018
    Due to Weather
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  • Attention: Game Schedule Change 

    The Cougars High School football game scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018 against Premont has been canceled due to weather.  However, we have scheduled a game against Harlingen J.V. for tomorrow Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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  • FFA Meeting 
    FFA meeting for students and parents next Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 6 PM in the High School Go Center.
    Last day to order hog validation tags is Friday, September 14, 2018.
    Contact Mr. Cavazos at the High School for more information.
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  • Notification to Parents

    Notification to Parents of Teacher Qualifications 2018-2019

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  • Game Schedules

    Santa Maria Cougars Football

    Santa Maria Jr. High Cougars Football

    Santa Maria Cougars Basketball

    Santa Maria Boys Jr. High Basketball

    Santa Maria Lady Cougar Varsity Volleyball

    Santa Maria Lady Cougar Junior High Volleyball

    Santa Maria Lady Cougars Basketball Varsity & JV Schedule

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  • Tony Gonzalez & Santa Maria Middle School Invite you to our Magical Book Fair! 
    For more information (click here)

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  • Reminder,

    Santa Maria ISD will have regularly scheduled classes on Monday, September 3, 2018.

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  • RFP # 18-0801 Voluntary Products Addendum # 1                           Issued: August 30, 2018

    Added Items:

    Census 2018 Information

    Dental Information – Ameritas

    Vision Information – Eyetopia

    Gap Information – American Fidelity

    Disability Information – American Fidelity

    Cancer Information – American Fidelity

    Accident Information – Metlife

    Critical Illness Information – Metlife

    Permanent, Portable Life Insurance Information – Texas Life

    Group Life Information - Dearborn

    Flexible Spending Accounts Information – Medical FSA and Medical Care FSA

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  • Meet The Teachers/Cougars Pep-Rally! Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.
    For more information (Click Here)

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  • Dear Parents, 

    For this school year, there has been a change in our student's school’s attire. For more information (Click Here).

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  • Registration

    District registration for the week of Aug. 27-31
    9:30 AM - 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM -2:30 PM

    At designated campuses Elementary/Middle School at Tony Gonzalez Elementary or Junior High /High School at High School. Any questions, please call campuses for further information.

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    FREE English Classes/Clases de Inglés gratis

    August 29, 2018

    For more information (Click Here)

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  • Meet the Teacher

    Meet the Teacher will be on Wednesday, September 5th from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM, there will also be a pep rally on that day.

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  • Santa Maria ISD is requesting proposals for:
    RFP # 18-0801: Voluntary Products
    Any company desiring to provide the aforementioned services may obtain an RFP
    information packet by accessing the district's website at
    Proposals will be available Monday, August 20, 2018.
    The proposal may be mailed, or hand delivered to the District with attention to:
    Enrique Cuellar, Business Manager at:
    Santa Maria Independent School District
    Enrique Cuellar, Business Manager
    11119 Military Hwy 281
    Santa Maria, Texas 78592
    All proposals shall be received by 3:00 pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Any
    submission received after the above time and date will not be accepted. All
    proposals must be clearly marked RFP # 18-0801 Voluntary Products, Due date:
    Tuesday, September 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm.
    Santa Maria ISD reserves the right to waive all informalities in any submission; to
    accept any and/or all submissions or any part of any submission, with or without
    cause; re-advertise for all or any part of the proposal contemplated and/or accept
    the submission that, in its best judgment, will be in the best interest of the Santa
    Maria ISD.

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  • Public Meeting Notice

    To discuss the budget and proposed tax rate. (Click Here) for more information.

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  • Benefits Open Enrollment.

    This year you will have the opportunity to enroll online!
    (Click Here) For more information.

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  • Special Board Meeting

    Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 5:30 PM.

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  • RFQ TITLE: Workshop Facility, Parking Lot(s), Drainage Improvements,
    Canopies, and Sidewalks

    (Click Here) For more Infomation 

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  • Special Board Meeting

    Monday, July 30, 2018, at 6:00 P.M.

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  • Registration Dates Have Changed

    Please note that School Registration dates have changed. For convenience, a late day has been added.

    Registration dates are as follows:
    July 31, 2018 - August 2, 2018

    Tuesday, July 31st 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    Wednesday, August 1st 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    Thursday, August 2nd 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM


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  • Career Ready Standard Attire PK-8

    (Click Here) for uniform letter.

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  • School Supplies List Grades PK-12

    (Click Here) for list.

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  • Special Board Meeting

    Special Board Meeting, for Tuesday July 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

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  • Special Board Meeting

    Special Board Meeting for Tuesday July 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

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  • SMISD Summer Closure

    SMISD summer closure will begin July 2, 2018- July 17, 2018

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    (Click Here) for form. 

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  • Regular Board Meeting

    Regular Board Meeting for Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

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  • Public Notice Superintendent Selected

    (Click Here) For more Information

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  • Regular Board Meeting

    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m

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  • Special Board Meeting

    Monday 6-25-18 5:30 PM

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  • Special Board Meeting

    Friday 6-22-18 5:30PM

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  • Classes Canceled Wednesday

    6-20-18 DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER classes resume tomorrow Thrusday 6-21-18

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  • Notice Of Deadline To File Application (Click Here)

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  • Special Board Meeting

    Tuesday June 18, 2018 at 5:30p.m

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  • Special Board Meeting Rescheduled

    Wednesday June 6, 2018 at 6:30p.m.

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    Board Workshop Rescheduled

    5:30P.M. Wednesday June 6, 2018

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