Cheerleaders Learning New Cheers, Run 3 Miles
Aug03

Cheerleaders Learning New Cheers, Run 3 Miles

Zearlene Roberts is beginning her fourth year as Cheerleader Sponsor at Sulphur Springs High School. Conditioning was a big emphasis at the squads’ first workout Monday. Included was a three mile run. Ms. Roberts said the cheerleaders had a lot of material to learn that was introduced to them at a recent camp in Grapevine. All three squads, Freshmen, JV and Varsity, received awards at the camp. “We hit it hard,”...

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Blue Blazes Going to Camp As New Season Begins
Aug03

Blue Blazes Going to Camp As New Season Begins

The Blue Blazes Drill Team got in a conditioning workout Monday morning at the High School before taking off in the afternoon for a week long boot camp. The camp will be held south of Fort Worth and will include girls from Joshua and Burleson. Blue Blazes Director Christie McCullough says besides bonding, the 33 Blue Blazes will be busy learning numerous football game and pep rally routines. Share...

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SSHS Tennis Team Counting on Quality as Practice Begins
Aug03

SSHS Tennis Team Counting on Quality as Practice Begins

The Wildcats co-ed Team Tennis squad showed up at 7 a.m. Monday for their first practice of this school year. Tennis Coach Tony Martinez says the early part of practice was used for conditioning drills. Coach Martinez expects his boys to be very competitive with five hungry freshmen battling five quality upperclassmen for court time. Coach Martinez says he only has three girls on the team after some dropped out this summer. Martinez...

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Wildcat Football Begins Practice
Aug03

Wildcat Football Begins Practice

Monday at 8 a.m. Sulphur Springs High School Wildcat football practice began for the 2015 season. Head Coach Greg Owens said the team has a lot of work to do but he is excited about the prospects for this year’s team. The team is focusing for some of the players catching up on conditioning, terminology, and play schemes. Owens said the players that participated in the summer Edge program are in shape but those that did not are...

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SSISD Offers Online Paperwork Help Session
Aug03

SSISD Offers Online Paperwork Help Session

Sulphur Springs ISD will be offering another help session for online student registration through Skyward Family Access on Tuesday, August 4th 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. Please take advantage of this opportunity so that you...

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Preseason Begins for SSHS Football, Volleyball, Band
Aug02

Preseason Begins for SSHS Football, Volleyball, Band

Quite a few students will show up at Sulphur Springs High School for extracurricular activities Monday.  Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens will oversee his first football practice of the year.  The Wildcats first scrimmage will be at Prim Stadium on August 14 against Liberty-Eylau.  Volleyball Coach Allison Irvin will begin volleyball practice.  They’ll be just days away from scrimmages:  at home against Cumby and Commerce on...

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SSISD Pre-K Registration Ends September 1
Jul31

SSISD Pre-K Registration Ends September 1

Early Childhood Learning Center Announces Pre-K Registration:   If your child will be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2015, you may complete the registration process for the 2015-2016 PRE-K PROGRAM at ECLC. PROCESS FOR REGISTRATION Pre-K application packets available at the ECLC Front Office, 390 North Hillcrest Drive, Sulphur Springs Times:  Monday – Friday; 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Contact person:  Sonya...

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Wildcat Marching Band Camps Underway
Jul30

Wildcat Marching Band Camps Underway

It’s been a busy week for some members of the Wildcats Marching Band. Camps for Color Guard and Percussion have been going on this week. Band Director Charles McCauley also has a special session planned for incoming freshmen band members Friday. Thursday morning McCauley said color guard and percussion have been working from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day this week.  Marching each morning and afternoons given to indoor activities...

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SSHS Senior Schedule Review Next Week
Jul30

SSHS Senior Schedule Review Next Week

Sulphur Springs High School Seniors will need to attend an important meeting scheduled for next week, according to Rusty Harden, Director of Human Resources and Communications for Sulphur Springs ISD. Senior students will have a schedule review with counselors Monday, Aug. 3rd – Thursday, Aug. 6th in the main office from 9:00am – 11:45am and 1:00pm – 3:30 pm. Students will sign in on arrival for a brief senior meeting with a counselor...

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Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff Schools Make Big Gains in Taxable Values
Jul28

Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff Schools Make Big Gains in Taxable Values

Last Thursday the Hopkins County Appraisal District Office sent out certified net taxable values to 15 government entitles with property in the county.  The entities use these figures to prepare budgets. For schools, they got two sets of figures.  Voters are expected to increase the homestead exemption in school districts from $15,000 to $25,000 in November.  Unless the state steps in, Sulphur Springs ISD will see a 1.19% decrease in...

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