Back to School events, including Meet the Teacher and Schedule Pickup for all campuses have been announced by Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Rusty Hardin. The dates and locations include:
Monday, August 14
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. ECLC Head Start 3, Head Start 4, and Pre-K
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ECLC Kindergarten (K) and Transitional First (T-1)
Tuesday, August 15
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Bowie, Lamar, Travis Grades 1 and 2*
*Students in grades 1 or 2, who are new to the district, must pre-register with the Elementary Education Office at 631 Connally Street to determine campus assignment.
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. SSES Grades 3 and 4
Thursday, August 17
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Douglas Grade 5
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. SSMS Grades 6, 7 and 8**
**Students and parents may come anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 pm to pick up schedules, drop off school supplies and meet the teachers! Parents of returning students, please be sure to complete all enrollment documents on-line before this day. Schedules may not be ready for students who have not enrolled on-line prior to Thursday, August 17th.
**Parents of new students may come in before this date to complete all enrollment documents so that a schedule will be ready for their student at meet the teacher.
**Parents and students who are unable to attend Meet-the-Teacher on Thursday night may come Friday, August 18th or Monday, August 21nd to pick up schedules between the hours of 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. However, teachers will not be available on these dates to meet with parents and students.
**Remember, ALL 7th grade students have an immunization requirement from the state of Texas that must be verified by our nurse BEFORE the student will receive his/her schedule. We URGE parents to take care of this requirement by faxing updated immunization records to Vickie Vaughan at 903-439-6126 (SSMS fax #) as soon as possible.
Monday, August 21
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SSHS Grade 9 – Freshman Fish Camp***
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. SSHS Grades 10, 11 and 12****
Any Grade 9 schedules not picked up during Freshman Fish Camp
***Ninth grade students are encouraged to participate in the SSHS Student Council’s annual Freshman Fish Camp! Fish Camp provides useful information that will make the transition from middle school to high school as smooth as possible. Most of all, it is a FUN way for students to get connected! During this time freshmen will have the opportunity to learn about various organizations, enjoy a fashion show emphasizing dress code requirements, meet administrators, pick up schedules, take a walking tour of the campus and participate in a mock class day. Attendance at Fish Camp is not required, but is encouraged, as it is a fun and exciting way for students to become familiar with SSHS and help reduce first day jitters!
****Counselors will be available Monday, July 31st – Friday, August 11th from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. for seniors to check schedules, transcripts, etc. No appointment necessary!
*Students at SSHS will be able to pick up their laptops before the start of school. Returning students will be able to pick up their laptops from August 14th-August 18th. The available time are between 9-11 am and 1-3 pm in the high school library. Freshmen will be able to get their laptops at the conclusion of Fish Camp on August 21st. The initial laptop fee will be $10. Meredith Townsend can be contacted at [email protected] with any questions.