Frank Hamer: Legendary Ranger’s SMA Connection

When Frank Hamer led the ambush that resulted in the death of the notorious gangsters Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow in 1934, he probably did not foresee how closely his name would become linked to theirs. The 1967 movie “Bonnie and Clyde” solidified the connection, even though the film portrayed the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame member in an unfavorable … Read full article

SAT Test Prep: SMA Will Offer New August Test Date

College Board Sets New August Test Date for SAT Rising juniors and seniors, and even underclassmen, will want to know about some important changes to the SAT testing schedule for 2017-18 and how San Marcos Academy is working to provide SAT test prep options that can improve your chances of getting accepted into the college of your choice. For the … Read full article

Elementary School: SMA to Add Fourth and Fifth Grades in Fall 2017

Two new elementary school grades will be offered at San Marcos Academy next year as the 109-year-old institution expands its program to include both fourth and fifth grade instruction. The two elementary grades will make up a Lower School to complement the Academy’s well established Middle School (grades 6-8) and Upper School (grades 9-12) programs. Initially, Academy administrators had planned … Read full article

Artificial Turf: McCoy Foundation Gift Will Fund Field Facelift

Artificial Turf Field Coming Soon When future San Marcos Academy Bears take the field for football and soccer games, they will line up on the artificial turf of a new athletic field complex, thanks to a $900,000 gift from the Emmett and Miriam McCoy Foundation. Mrs. Miriam McCoy presented the gift March 8 to SMA President Jimmie Scott and Vice … Read full article