Marble Falls Independent School District

Thu
09
May

Marble Falls hires new head basketball coach

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Former MFISD teacher and coach Travis Crain has rejoined the district as the new head basketball coach.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

Marble Falls Independent School District hired Travis Crain as the new boys basketball head coach at a special school board meeting on Thursday.

Crain takes the reins after previous head coach Matt Bailey accepted the position at Tomball Memorial earlier this month.

Fri
03
May

Marble Falls Mustangs basketball coach reaches terms with Tomball

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
After leading the Marble Falls Mustangs back-to-back winning seasons, head coach Matt Bailey has accepted a position at Tomball Memorial High School.

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

Marble Falls High School boys basketball head coach Matt Bailey has accepted the head coaching position at Tomball Memorial High School in the Houston metropolitan area.

Fri
03
May

MFISD budget impacted by proposed bill addressing recapture

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

As the time approaches for Marble Falls Independent School District to pass an operating budget for the 2019-2020 school year, the status of House Bill 3 is making it difficult for administrators to put solid numbers on paper.

Fri
19
Apr

MFISD welcomes new head football coach Brian Herman

Nathan Hendrix/The Highlander
Brian Herman was named the new head football coach for Marble Falls High School on Monday, April 15. Herman and his family were introduced to those in attendance at the school board meeting by MFISD Superintendent Dr. Chris Allen. The public is invited to a meet and greet at the Max Copeland Gym on Monday, April 22 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Read more about Coach Herman's vision for the Mustang football team and his past experience in the Friday, April 19 issue of The Highlander, the newspaper of record for the Highland Lakes. To offer a comment or news tip, email nathan@highlandernews.com.

 

Fri
19
Apr

High school renovation designs presented to Marble Falls ISD

Contributed/MFISD
Engineers from Huckabee Engineering shared conceptual sketches with the Marble Falls Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday, April 15. One of the sketches showed what the Marble Falls High School commons area will look like after the renovations are complete.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

Representatives from Huckabee Engineering, construction managers for the Marble Falls Independent School District's $55 million bond projects, presented preliminary designs and budgets for district-wide renovations to the school board on Monday, April 15.

Fri
19
Apr

Burnet County, Marble Falls school officials concerned by SB 2 passage

By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

Local county and school officials were less than pleased this week with the passage of a Texas Senate bill that caps the amount property taxes can be increased without requiring voter approval.

Tue
16
Apr

Former Lockhart coach selected as Marble Falls head football coach

Contributed/MFISD
Brian Herman has accepted the position of head football coach and boys athletic coordinator at Marble Falls Independent School District. He and his wife Nicole and their children, including a high school, middle school and college student, will join the community this school year.

 

 

 

 

From staff reports

Marble Falls school board members approved a new head football coach and boys athletic coordinator, during the April 15 regular school board meeting.

Officials welcomed Brian Herman to start his position this school year.

Tue
02
Apr

Turf War: Paragon edges Hellas for Mustang track, field

Contributed/marblefallsisd.org
MFISD selected a contractor for the replacement of the Marble Falls High School Mustang stadium field and track. The current surface has been used since 2009 and has suffered wear and tear.

 

 

 

 

Nathan Hendrix
Sports Editor

The Marble Falls Independent School Board selected a provider to replace the artificial grass and resurface the track at Mustang Stadium at the monthly school board meeting last week.

Fri
29
Mar

MFISD plan would provide free breakfast, lunch price hike to offset cost

Connie Swinney/The Highlander
The Marble Falls ISD school board discussed a proposal that would raise lunch prices in order to pay for free breakfast for all the students in the district. The main concern expressed by the board is how a price increase would affect participation. Pictured here are Marble Falls Middle School students March 28 at lunch time.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

Marble Falls Independent School District introduced a proposal to provide free breakfast to all students in the district at the monthly school board meeting on Tuesday, March 26.

Fri
22
Feb

MFISD technology lets Spicewood Elementary student with leukemia connect to class

Mary Groth/Special to The Highlander
First-grader Lilly Clark participates in class activities from her hospital bed using her tablet and a live streaming service. The system allows her to interact with her classmates like she is present in class.

 

 

 

 

By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

School districts all have circumstances that require creativity and ingenuity to effectively teach their students. In a modern world, technology can be used to assist in those endeavors, and nobody knows that better than Spicewood Elementary gifted and talented teacher Mary Groth.

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