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Wildcats’ Marching Band Ends Summer Band Practice
Aug18

Wildcats’ Marching Band Ends Summer Band Practice

The Wildcats’ marching band marked the end of summer band practice with their annual Squad Off competition Thursday evening. Band Director Charles McCauley had to resort to plan B. The Squad Off took place an hour later than scheduled due to a conflict with a Middle School event. Also it took place in the high school main gym due to a wet practice field. McCauley said he’s had a lot of plan B’s this summer due to...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Center On Campus Registration for Fall Semester is August 23rd
Aug16
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Texas A&M University-Commerce: International Research Faculty Award
Aug11

Texas A&M University-Commerce: International Research Faculty Award

COMMERCE, TX—Dr. Maria Lamarque, associate professor of Literature and Languages, was the faculty selected for the International Research Faculty Award in the College of Humanities Social Sciences and Arts at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She has been a champion and campus leader for the importance of a global education since she started her career at A&M-Commerce in 2005.  As a Distinguished Global Fellow, she supports the...

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High Frequency at PJC Sulphur Springs
Aug11

High Frequency at PJC Sulphur Springs

HIGH FREQUENCY These three welding students at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Welding Shop are practicing (GTAW) high frequency aluminum welding. Behind the welding helmets are advanced welding students (from left) Erik Tussey and J.K. Stokes, and structural welding student Claton McBride — all from Sulphur Springs. For information about the welding program and other classes offered at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center call 903-885-1232. Share...

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SSHS Blue Blazes Drill Team Prepares for Friday Night Performances
Aug09

SSHS Blue Blazes Drill Team Prepares for Friday Night Performances

The Sulphur Springs High School Blue Blazes Drill Team has been busy all this month getting ready for Friday night performances during football season. During the first week in August, the Blazes went to their annual boot camp. Blue Blazes Assistant Director Cammie McGraw said the 56th line of the Blue Blazes learned all of their football routines and pep rally routines. She said here were also team building sessions. Ms. McGraw said...

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Economic Development Corporation Meeting: Update
Aug07

Economic Development Corporation Meeting: Update

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) honored two industries and teachers on Monday at noon. The eight high school teachers paired up into teams of two, and then two teams visited Saputo Dairy Foods, and the other two teams visited Clayton Homes. Jenny Arledge, Director of College and Career Readiness at SS High School, spoke with KSST to explain more about how the teachers and industries worked together.  The teachers were given...

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Six Members of the Como-Pickton FFA Chapter Receive the Lone Star FFA Degree
Aug07

Six Members of the Como-Pickton FFA Chapter Receive the Lone Star FFA Degree

Corpus Christi, Texas – Robert Flewelling III, Tristen Sickles (Not pictured), Tyler Osborne, Heston Wilburn, Brynden Andrews, and Denton Lawson(not pictured) of the Como-Pickton FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 89th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The Lone Star FFA Degree is the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA. The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who have received...

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Brynden Andrews of the Como-Pickton FFA Chapter Serves as Foundation Ambassador
Aug07

Brynden Andrews of the Como-Pickton FFA Chapter Serves as Foundation Ambassador

Corpus Christi, Texas – Brynden Andrews, of the Como-Pickton FFA Chapter served as a Texas FFA Foundation Ambassador at the 89th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 10-14 in Corpus Christi. Andrews was one of 58 FFA members selected to serve as a Foundation Ambassador. The Foundation Ambassador program serves as the official liaison to sponsors, special guests and dignitaries on behalf of the Texas FFA during the annual Texas...

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SSISD Board Approves Insurance Bid; Personnel Changes
Aug07

SSISD Board Approves Insurance Bid; Personnel Changes

Sulphur Springs School Board approved a bid from Texas Political Subdvision for District Property/Casualty Insurance for 2017-2018 during a special session of the board Friday, August 4, 2017. In other business, the board approved the following personnel changes: Resignations Bridget Albert                          SpEd Aide                               ECLC Xenia Franco                           SpEd...

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Good Times at the Dairy Queen Back To School Carnival
Aug05

Good Times at the Dairy Queen Back To School Carnival

Everyone who attended had a good time at the Back to School Carnival hosted by Dairy Queen.”Teams from both locations chipped in to help! We would like to make it an annual thing, and maybe switch between [the Main Street and South Broadway] locations.” Destanie Walls, GM for Main Street Dairy Queen, said. Students and families enjoyed bounce houses, duck pond games, dunking booth, the bake sale, face painting, and a photo...

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