SSISD Offers Help Session for Online Registration
Jul28

SSISD Offers Help Session for Online Registration

Sulphur Springs ISD will be offering another help session for online student registration through Skyward Family Access on Thursday, July 30th at the Administration Building on Connally Street. Help will be available from 9:00AM until 7:00PM. SSISD will be providing help with all steps of the registration process including computers, logins, passwords, and assistance with forms.  All students, who will be in 1st grade through 12th...

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Back-To-School Bash at Como-Pickton CISD
Jul23

Back-To-School Bash at Como-Pickton CISD

Kay Handlin is going into her fourth year as Superintendent in the Como-Pickton CISD. The school district is observing it’s 50th year anniversary as a consolidated system of Como and Pickton schools. Kay’s career in education began in Hughes Springs, Texas, and she held administrative positions in Malakoff and Marshall before taking this post in Hopkins County. First day of school for students for the 2015/2016 term is...

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One Day Childcare Workshop at PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus
Jul23

One Day Childcare Workshop at PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus

Paris Junior College will hold a childcare workshop for continuing education credit on Saturday, August 1, at the Hopkins County Civic Center from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Partially funded by Workforce Solutions of Northeast Texas, the workshop includes a certificate for eight hours of continuing education as well as lunch and a gift. The cost is $20 and registration will be conducted at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center located at 1202 W....

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Wildcat Season Football Tickets on Sale August 10-14
Jul22

Wildcat Season Football Tickets on Sale August 10-14

The big week for Wildcats’ football season ticket holders and those that would like to be is August 10-14. High School Administrative Assistant Dwayne McMeans announced the dates in a recent letter to season ticket holders. Price for the five-game home season ticket package is $50. The first two days of season ticket week, Monday and Tuesday August 10-11 are for current season ticket holders only to renew tickets. Tickets not...

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SSISD Superintendent Lamb Discusses Legislative Decisions
Jul21

SSISD Superintendent Lamb Discusses Legislative Decisions

Monday evening, SSISD Superintendent presented a Legislative Update to the school board. Tuesday morning, Lamb sat down with KSST News to address his tentative delight with most of the decisions made by the Texas Legislature during the last session.     Share...

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SSISD Board Hears Legislative and Budget Updates
Jul21

SSISD Board Hears Legislative and Budget Updates

The Sulphur Springs School Board heard a mostly positive Legislative Update from Superintendent Michael Lamb and then got a solid preliminary budget for next fiscal year from Business Manager Sherry McGraw. Lamb found legislative benefits to the district everywhere.  His only complaints were legislators refusing to use ample rainy day funds for education and one unfunded mandate for cameras in special ed classes.  Lamb is intrigued...

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Are You Ready for the 2015-2016 School Year?
Jul21

Are You Ready for the 2015-2016 School Year?

I can, without hesitation, say that I am not ready.  It has been a glorious summer thus far.  It’s not the weather or the freedom, or anything like that.  The one thing that makes this summer better than the rest is that I was able to work all summer side-by-side with my 16 year-old daughter.  Soon we will fall back into our school year routine.   Personal feelings aside, here are some points to keep in mind as summer...

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PJC Health Occupations Students Attend Orientation
Jul20

PJC Health Occupations Students Attend Orientation

Health occupations students from Paris Junior College gathered in the Ray Karrer Theater for orientation. Hospital representatives from the area, including Hopkins County Memorial Hospital, Paris Regional Medical Center, and Hunt Regional Medical Center, reviewed facility rules and regulations for the students. As part of their programs, students will rotate through the facilities during their clinical studies. –Photo courtesy...

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SSISD Education Foundation; Rededicating and Expanding
Jul20

SSISD Education Foundation; Rededicating and Expanding

  The Sulphur Springs Independent School District Education Foundation is thinking big this year.  Top priorities this year are more fund raising events, and a new way to stimulate education ideas in the classroom. “We don’t want to exclude anything from our new Classroom Grant Program”, says Gena Prickette.  The grant program will be looking for unique and innovative ideas that fall outside the usual lines....

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Batley Named PJC Basketball Head Coach
Jul17

Batley Named PJC Basketball Head Coach

Bilal Batley, who served as Paris Junior College’s assistant basketball coach in the Dragons’ 2013-2014 season that culminated in a trip to the national tournament, is returning as head coach. That year the team won regular season and conference tournament championships, finishing with a record of 26-8 and ending the year in the Sweet 16. He comes to PJC after serving as assistant men’s basketball coach at the University...

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