School Board Approves Contract with the Country Club Tuesday Night

At a special meeting of the Sulphur Springs School Board Tuesday night, the board approved the annual agreement between the school district and the Sulphur Springs Country Club for this school year. The contract involves usage by the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ golf teams. The agreement is usually approved at the board’s regular October meeting but it was not ready in time. The board also approved some personnel matters.

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SSHS Comes Back from First UIL Meet of 2014-15 Year
Oct28

SSHS Comes Back from First UIL Meet of 2014-15 Year

Sulphur Springs High School had their first UIL meet of the year in Mt Pleasant on October 24-25. The Computer Science Team took home the first place team trophy. Literary Criticism placed first, also, as a team. Finally, the Journalism Team received the second place Team trophy. The medalists in Ready Writing, which competed on Oct 24, were Mikenzie Hohenberger in first, Lydia Burleson in second, and Chase Charlton in fifth. The...

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Pumpkin Chunking Class of 2015
Oct26

Pumpkin Chunking Class of 2015

Here is the launch Here is the target            ...

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“Updated” Marching Band Hits All 1’s At UIL Competition
Oct24

“Updated” Marching Band Hits All 1’s At UIL Competition

Wildcats Marching Band Director Charles McCauley said he couldn’t be prouder of his band after they received a score of one from every judge at the UIL Band Contest in Mt. Pleasant Thursday. McCauley said the Thursday performance was a culmination of everything as it all came together for a great performance. He was glad the students were rewarded for all their hard work. Unfortunately the band has no future destination, as this is a...

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Zombie Run To Raise Funds For SSHS Project Graduation Celebration
Oct23

Zombie Run To Raise Funds For SSHS Project Graduation Celebration

The Sulphur Springs High School Senior Class of 2015 is having a Zombie Run and Fun to raise money to defray costs of their Project Graduation Celebration. It’s Saturday beginning at 6:45 p.m. taking off from Celebration Plaza. Zombies along the route will be trying to take runners’ flags. The run is part of lots of activities from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. including a dunking booth, games, a live DJ, dance contest and much more. By Don...

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Drew McCullough  – Zombie Run & Pumpkin Chunking
Oct22
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High School Theatre Department Raising Funds For United Way
Oct22

High School Theatre Department Raising Funds For United Way

The Sulphur Springs High School Theatre Department is having a play with dessert featuring the short comedy 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse. It will take place Thursday, October 30 on the Middle School Stage. There will be performances at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available from cast members or by calling the High School. Proceeds will go to the United Way. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Shrek The Musical Coming In November
Oct22

Shrek The Musical Coming In November

New Sulphur Springs High School Theatre Arts Director Lesha Woodard said Tuesday the fall production, Shrek The Musical, is coming along very well. One last blocking rehearsal is planned. Besides students, the cast also includes five teachers and Principal Josh Williams as Grumpy the Dwarf and Superintendent Michael Lamb as a Bishop who performs weddings. Shrek will be staged November 15-17 at the Civic Center Auditorium. By Don...

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Wildcats Marching Band Tuned up for UIL Competition This Week
Oct21

Wildcats Marching Band Tuned up for UIL Competition This Week

The Wildcats Marching Band tuned up for UIL Competition this week with a solid showing at a Prairiland Contest Saturday. Band Director Charles McCauley said the band made the finals, finished third overall, was first among 5A bands and scored straight ones for band, color guard, percussion and drum majors. McCauley said the second performance in the finals Saturday was quite a bit better than the one several hours earlier. The UIL...

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Offensive and Defensive Highlights of Hallsville Game
Oct20

Offensive and Defensive Highlights of Hallsville Game

After a 49-42 win against Hallsville on October 17, the SSHS Wildcats have a positive outlook for playoffs. “This victory pretty much put us in the driver’s seat to control our own destiny,” defensive coach Abron said. “But when it’s all said and done, we still need to go and win these last three more ball games to put ourselves in a position to play the number two seed of our district. By no means is...

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