Cumby ISD Science Fair, January 2017
Jan19

Cumby ISD Science Fair, January 2017

The Cumby ISD Science Fair Showcase was held Thursday evening, January 19th, 2017.  Grades 5 – 7 brought out their work for judging and public critique. Cumby ISD Science Teachers worked together to make the event happen. Principal Dracos handed out her own awards to projects that merited extra recognition. In an effort to evolve the largest number of students, the projects were judged by upper class Trojans. Their judgement was...

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SSHS BPA Students Qualify for State Competition
Jan18

SSHS BPA Students Qualify for State Competition

Ten Business Professionals of America, or BPA students from Sulphur Springs High School qualified for State Competition at a regional leadership conference held last Saturday. Qualifiers are Aubrey Benson, who took first place in individual Administrative Support, Dylan Joiner, who came in first in individual Economic Research Project, Lydia Burleson, who finished second in Advanced Word Processing, Mandy Eckhardt, a second place...

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Vaughn, Cody File for Re-election to SSISD Board
Jan18

Vaughn, Cody File for Re-election to SSISD Board

On the first day of filing for the Sulphur Springs School Board election set for May 6th, both incumbents arrived early to fill out applications to return to office. Robert Cody and Robbin Vaughn will seek re-election to the board. Both are completing their first terms on the board. Mrs. Vaughn has served as board secretary and currently serves as vice-president of the board. She was elected to the Board in 2014.  She was elected as...

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Saltillo Homecoming 2017
Jan17
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Cumby High Robotics Team Wins Tournament Championship
Jan17

Cumby High Robotics Team Wins Tournament Championship

The two Cumby High School Robotics teams were named tournament champions at the Richardson Berkner Vex Starstruck One completion Saturday, January 14, 2017. The A Bot team won first in skills and Excellence Award. The Z Bot team received the Design Award. For Sponsorship info contact Lee Gifford or Jennifer Dracos @ Cumby ISD or call 903-994-2260. Share...

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PJC Returning Students
Jan16

PJC Returning Students

Clay Bearden, left, and Baile Gammill of Sulphur Springs get their paperwork completed to begin the spring semester at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus. The two North Hopkins High School graduates are returning students working on their Associate Degrees. Late registration continues through Jan. 18. Share...

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PJC Earns 2017 Military Friendly School Designation
Jan13

PJC Earns 2017 Military Friendly School Designation

Paris Junior College has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs SM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade...

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Back to College
Jan12

Back to College

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Superintendents Press Conference Opposing A-F Grading System for Schools–Video Presentation
Jan11

Superintendents Press Conference Opposing A-F Grading System for Schools–Video Presentation

During the last legislative session in Texas, a law was passed requiring the Commissioner of Education to develop a system that would give every campus and district in the state a grade from A to F in five domains.  As required by law, the commissioner has developed a system and prepared a report for the legislature that is a preliminary attempt to comply with the law.  The report is unofficial and one possible method of assigning...

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Area School Superintendents Think A-F Grading System for Schools Unfair
Jan11

Area School Superintendents Think A-F Grading System for Schools Unfair

(Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 with additional information to follow Thursday, January 12, 2017) Superintendents of Hopkins County and Delta County Schools stated their opposition to the A-F grading system implemented Tuesday in Texas. The superintendents conducted a press conference Tuesday afternoon in the board room at the SSISD Administration Building. Superintendent of Sulphur Springs Schools Michael Lamb said they did not...

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