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Parents Receive Guidelines for Homecoming Deliveries to Schools
Sep03

Parents Receive Guidelines for Homecoming Deliveries to Schools

Homecoming for Sulphur Springs schools is Friday, September 11th. Many parents, homecoming dates, and others often have flowers and others memorabilia sent to the school for students during the day. SSISD asks that specific delivery guidelines be followed for Homecoming items. Below is a list of schools and their specific guidelines: PK – 5th Grade Students Parents of students in grades PK-5 are asked not to deliver or request any...

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Football Friday Night Destination: Bearcat Stadium
Aug31

Football Friday Night Destination: Bearcat Stadium

Plan to attend the Friday September 4th Football game between our Sulphur Springs Wildcats and the Sherman Bearcats.  It all goes down at Bearcat stadium.  Game starts at 7:30 PM. Google Map Directions to Bearcat Stadium Share...

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SSISD Students May Apply for Free or Reduced Meals.
Aug26

SSISD Students May Apply for Free or Reduced Meals.

Parents of children in Sulphur Springs ISD should be on the lookout for bright pink forms to fill out to sign kids up for free or reduced meals at school. The forms were sent home with children Tuesday. Rickie Elliott, Director of Child Nutrition with the SSISD, told KSST News that every child in the district received a form to take to parents. The forms are sent to principals in the district on Tuesday. Households that wish to apply...

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SSISD Budget Adopted
Aug26

SSISD Budget Adopted

The Sulphur Springs School Board adopted its budget for this school year at a special meeting Monday night.  The tax rate remains the same.  Superintendent Michael Lamb says the budget allows the district to do some specific things such as continuing to place technology into students’ hands and its budgeted instead of coming from fund balance.  Two police cars will be bought to replace two that gave out this summer.  The...

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SSHS Cross Country Season Begins
Aug26

SSHS Cross Country Season Begins

Wildcats and Lady Cats’ cross country runners will participate in the local Jace Jog 5K Run this weekend to get ready for the upcoming season according to Cross Country Coach Andy Holt.  He says some of his runners ran all summer getting ready.  The first major competition on the calendar takes place on Saturday, September 5 at UT Tyler.  Coach Holt has several returnees including Wildcat Jacob Gatewood who just missed out on...

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Wildcat Defense Prepares for Heath Hawks
Aug25

Wildcat Defense Prepares for Heath Hawks

Wildcat Defensive Coordinator Triston Abron says the Rockwall Heath Hawks are extremely explosive on offense. The Wildcats face the Hawks Friday night at 7:30  in Prim Stadium. The Hawks use two different quarterbacks and run a spread offense. A slot receiver is used as a second running back but not out of the backfield. He is often in motion, can catch the ball well, and provides distraction to assist others to get open to receive...

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Lady Cats Place Third at Wills Point Tourney
Aug24

Lady Cats Place Third at Wills Point Tourney

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team had a good tournament at Wills Point this past Friday and Saturday. The Lady Cats claimed third place and Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Allison Irvin said the team thought they should have done even better. In pool play Friday, the Lady Cats defeated Terrell in two, lost to Chapel Hill in a close match, and defeated Wills Point in three. On Saturday, defeated Paris in three, lost to Commerce, and won...

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School Starts, School Zone Laws Enforced
Aug24

School Starts, School Zone Laws Enforced

The first day of classes for the Sulphur Springs ISD schools is Tuesday. Sulphur Springs Police Patrol Captain Jason Ricketson has some advice that should keep those flashing police lights from coming up behind the vehicle you’re driving. Ricketson said stay off cellphones (texting or talking) inside school zones unless you are stopped or have a hands free device. He also encourages all to watch for school buses stopped. He said...

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Start Times for SSISD Schools
Aug24

Start Times for SSISD Schools

ECLC Head Start 3              8:00 am – 2:45 pm Head Start 4 and Pre K      8:00 am – 3:00 pm Kindergarten                        8:00 am – 3:15 pm   Bowie Primary School                   8:10 am – 3:05 pm Lamar Primary School                  8:10 am – 3:05 pm Travis Primary School                   8:10 am – 3:05 pm SS Elementary                                8:00 am – 3:15 pm Douglas Intermediate                   8:00 am –...

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Scrimmages End; Wildcats Open Season Friday
Aug22

Scrimmages End; Wildcats Open Season Friday

The Wildcats’ football team jumped out to a 31-7 lead in their Friday night scrimmage at Royse City and then hung on to win 31-28.  The Wildcats topped the Bulldogs 1 touchdown to zero during the 16-plays part of the scrimmage.  Quarterback Tanner Ramirez threw two TD passes to Cain Cody.  Jaylon Hawkins ran for two TD’s.  Scott Galarza had a TD run and Julio Robles kicked a field goal.  The Wildcats open the regular...

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