Marble Falls Independent School District

Tue
13
Aug

Marble Falls Mustangs first scrimmage on Friday vs. Lampasas

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Mustangs Head Coach Brian Herman huddled with the team before heading off the film room on Friday morning. He talked about playing as a team and how one superstar on an opposing team will never beat 11 Mustangs.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

Practice on the new turf at Mustang Stadium never looked so good on Friday - a week prior to the team's first scrimmage on Aug. 16 against Lampasas.

Tue
06
Aug

Marble Falls ISD plans logo short-term 'fix'

Contributed
The Marble Falls school district is planning a temporary “fix” to the trim color - which apparently displays an orange hue instead of the district gold - that will not limit access to the field during the season.

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

Marble Falls Independent School District Superintendent Chris Allen acknowledged the logo outline at Mustang Stadium is not what the district expected and hinted at a temporary “fix” in a social media statement on July 26.

Fri
02
Aug

Marble Falls High School football practice begins next week

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
The older campers got to run some offensive sets that teach different blocking schemes to the offensive linemen and teach the tailbacks how to find the hole.

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

Mustang football camp is an opportunity for young gridiron hopefuls to learn the fundamentals of the game, but it means something a little different for football fans: the season is right around the corner.

Fri
26
Jul

Not all that glitters is Mustangs gold

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Marble Falls school board members fielded concerns recently over the outline color – which appears orange instead of gold – used on the Mustangs logo at midfield and in the end zone at Mustangs Stadium. Sports Editor Nathan Hendrix reveals his “true colors” on the discussion and what board members may need to do about the dilemma.

 

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix

When it comes to school colors, close enough is not good enough.

Fri
19
Jul

Marble Falls ISD moves to next bond project phase

Contributed/MFISD
Huckabee Architects shared computer-generated visions for what several renovations, including the new courtyard area (pictured here) and the front of the high school will look like. Projects are expected to be completed January 2021.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

Marble Falls school bond project architects provided updates on pending construction around the district to the Board of Trustees, including courtyard upgrades, fine arts building renovations and additional locker rooms at Max Copeland Gym.

Tue
02
Jul

Marble Falls school board hears proposal to expand pharmacy program

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

Marble Falls Independent School District may inject $25,000 into the pharmacy program as part of the district's focus on career and technology education (CTE).

Tue
25
Jun

Marble Falls ISD moves to advance projects in $55 million bond issue

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees approved construction firm and associated contracts on the first read at the monthly school board meeting on Monday, June 17 in order to begin the projects as soon as possible.

Fri
21
Jun

Marble Falls school board approves proposed district budget

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

The Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a proposed budget for the 2019-2020 school year at the monthly board meeting on Monday, June 17.

Tue
04
Jun

MFISD hires Porter as baseball head coach

Special to The Highlander

Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Tyler Porter as head baseball coach for Marble Falls High School at a special board meeting on Monday, June 3.

Wed
29
May

Marble Falls ISD school bus involved in crash on 1431 East

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
A Marble Falls ISD school bus and a vehicle collided around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29 on Ranch Road 1431 east near the intersection of Cimmaron Ranch Road. The children were loaded onto another bus and taken to school. Traffic was halted for at least two hours as crews cleared the scene.

 

 

 

 

From staff reports

A school bus carrying about a dozen students on its way to an elementary school and a second vehicle collided on Ranch Road 1431 East of Marble Falls on May 29, resulting in at least one serious injury and a temporary roadway closure.

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