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Saltillo Students Earn 30 FCSA Medals At State FCCLA Leadership Conference
Apr12

Saltillo Students Earn 30 FCSA Medals At State FCCLA Leadership Conference

Saltillo Family Career and Community Leaders of America members came home from the FCCLA State Leadership Conference with a total of 30 medals earned in Family and Consumer Sciences Assessments. FCSAs are subject-orientated objective tests offered to FCCLA members at Fall Leadership Workshops, Regional Leadership Conferences and at the State Leadership Conference. Students may test at each contest, but students may only take one test...

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Home Baseball and Softball on Friday Game Day
Apr12

Home Baseball and Softball on Friday Game Day

There is home baseball and softball on this game day Friday (April 12). The Wildcats’ baseball team hopes to begin a winning streak that will land them in the playoffs. The Lady Cats are trying to hold on to first place and win a second straight district championship. The Wildcats finish off their three game district series with Greenville at Wildcat Park. There is a lot at stake Friday night. Both teams have won once so far....

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Ice Cream Floats
Apr12

Ice Cream Floats

Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center students Arturo Hernandez, left, and John Ringer enjoy an ‘over-the-top” ice cream float between classes, compliments of the PJC Student Life...

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Saltillo High School Earns First Place Honors At District Academic UIL Contest
Apr11

Saltillo High School Earns First Place Honors At District Academic UIL Contest

Saltillo High School UIL won first place honors at the District Academic UIL Contest in Union Hill. At least 14 students are advancing individually, along with four teams, to the Regional Academic UIL Contest this weekend at Keller Central High School. Also notable is the fact that at least seven students placed in more than one event each at the March 29 contest, and at least four scored high enough individually to advance in more...

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Huge Weekend for SSHS UIL Academic Team
Apr11

Huge Weekend for SSHS UIL Academic Team

The Sulphur Springs High School UIL Academic Team has an important weekend coming up. Friday and Saturday (April 12-13), the Region UIL Academic Meet will be taking place at Prosper High School. Top individuals and teams will qualify for the State Meets coming up in May. SSHS will be sending 25 students including six teams to Region competition. The six teams are: Accounting with Felipe Alba, Alex Plumley, Daniel Soto and Caleb Yanez,...

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1 Culinary Arts Team, 2 Robotics Teams From SSHS Place At SkillsUSA Texas Championships
Apr11

1 Culinary Arts Team, 2 Robotics Teams From SSHS Place At SkillsUSA Texas Championships

Sulphur Springs High School had three teams that earned honors in robotics and culinary arts competitions at the SkillsUSA Texas Championships. Of the SSHS Culinary Arts students who advanced and competed at the state level in SkillsUSA in Corpus Christi this past weekend, the team of Melina Rivera and Valerie Lindsey competed in the Commercial Baking 3-5 Tier Job Demonstration event. Melina Rivera and Valerie Lindsey earned a perfect...

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LADY CATS SOFTBALL USING WAKE UP CALL TO RACK UP DISTRICT WINS
Apr10

LADY CATS SOFTBALL USING WAKE UP CALL TO RACK UP DISTRICT WINS

Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo said his team’s 3-1 loss to Mount Pleasant served as a wake up call for his team. Since the March 29 loss, the Lady Cats have won three straight games with double digit hits in each game. The Lady Cats used 14 hits Tuesday night to defeat Greenville, 11-3 in Greenville. Coach Carrillo said his team hit the ball much better than they did in the Greenville game on March 22 at Lady Cat Park,...

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WILDCATS BASEBALL COACH CALLS GREENVILLE LOSS MOST DISAPPOINTING OF THE YEAR
Apr10

WILDCATS BASEBALL COACH CALLS GREENVILLE LOSS MOST DISAPPOINTING OF THE YEAR

Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack said his Wildcats have had some disappointing losses this season but he said Tuesday (April 9) night’s 10-9 loss at Greenville was the most disappointing. He said the Wildcats finally got the bats going. The Wildcats had 12 hits and they scored nine runs. The Wildcats led Greenville, 9-5 going into the bottom of the seventh. The Lions scored four times to send the game into extra innings...

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Student Scholarship Drive Scheduled April 16 at Como-Pickton CISD
Apr10

Student Scholarship Drive Scheduled April 16 at Como-Pickton CISD

Como-Pickton CISD Assistant Superintendent Jana Andrews invites the public to get behind the wheel to assist in the Student Scholarship “Drive” set for Tuesday, April 16, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. In an e-mail to KSST, Andrews sent this message for the public: “Como-Pickton CISD is conducting a fundraiser for our senior scholarship fund. Texas Country Ford in Winnsboro will bring several Ford vehicles to our school on...

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Gillis Foundation Pledges $320,000 in Bright Stars Scholarships
Apr10

Gillis Foundation Pledges $320,000 in Bright Stars Scholarships

The recipients and their families will be recognized at a reception from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Sulphur Springs Country Club. Media is invited to attend. Ten Hopkins County high school students will get life-changing awards Tuesday evening when they are announced as the recipients of the inaugural John and Deborah Gillis Foundation Bright Stars scholarships. Almost a third of a million dollars will be pledged to the Bright Stars...

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