SSHS Blood Drive
Nov21

SSHS Blood Drive

Sulphur Springs High School had its’ fall blood drive Friday in the Auxiliary Gym. Teacher Debbie Stinson, who helped coordinate the event, said as of Thursday 100 students had signed up to give blood while 46 others committed to double draws where blood is taken and separated with plasma put back in. Students from Health, Science Technology, the Blue Blazes Drill Team and Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America, helped out....

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Dare to Dream Rally at the SSISD
Nov19

Dare to Dream Rally at the SSISD

The fifth-graders at Douglas Intermediate School continue to learn about being leaders in the Dare to Dream program. It began as a summer camp and continues with reinforcement of a soft skill each month. At a pep rally Wednesday morning, the topic was listening. High school students, who are acting as mentors, and church youth leaders, are also a part of the program. School district Character Curriculum Coordinator Jeff Harris...

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“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up
Nov18

“Updated” Shrek Wrap Up

With Shrek the Musical completing its’ three-day run Monday night in the Civic Center Auditorium, Sulphur Springs High School Theatre Arts Director Lesha Woodard is evaluating the experience. She says the students did a great job and the crowds were good. There were some technical difficulties and Ms. Woodard isn’t sure the play made any money. Up next, Ms. Woodard says her advanced class will be putting on a Christmas play with...

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“Last Night Tonight”  Sulphur Springs High School is Presenting Shrek The Musical
Nov17

“Last Night Tonight” Sulphur Springs High School is Presenting Shrek The Musical

Sulphur Springs High School is presenting Shrek The Musical in the Civic Center Auditorium Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. The play is directed by new drama teacher Lesha Woodard. Ms. Woodard says the play is an anti-fairy tale. Shrek is an ogre. She says it shows that sometimes different things can still be great. Choir Teacher Beth Crutcher has helped the cast with singing. Josh Thompson...

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“Shrek The Musical”: Behind the Curtain
Nov14

“Shrek The Musical”: Behind the Curtain

Premiering this weekend, “Shrek the Musical” is being performed by the SSHS Theatre Program at the Auditorium. Behind the curtains of the production, the students are faced with the task of taking on some of the most memorable roles in Disney history. Josh Thompson, a sophomore at SSHS, is playing the part of Shrek, the primary protagonist of the Musical. “It’s big shoes to fill, from  like Mike Myers,...

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POLICY FOR SCHOOL CLOSINGS or DELAYED OPENINGS DUE TO BAD/DETERIORATING WEATHER CONDTIONS
Nov14

POLICY FOR SCHOOL CLOSINGS or DELAYED OPENINGS DUE TO BAD/DETERIORATING WEATHER CONDTIONS

Sulphur Springs Independent School District will contact KSST regarding any announcements concerning delay close or close decisions made due to weather conditions. The notification will take place prior to or at 6 a.m. on the day of the closing or delay. KSST Radio (1230 AM), Suddenlink Cable Channel 18, Cable Channel 2, and ksstradio.com will convey the announcement as soon as it is made. No need to call the radio station. Please...

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School Board Changes and Updates 11/10/14
Nov11

School Board Changes and Updates 11/10/14

The Sulphur Springs School Board heard a report from Assistant Superintendent Betty Lawson Monday night that showed successful educational progress in Bilingual classes but less success in ESL classes during last school year. Ms. Lawson said staff was diligently working to improve ESL results. The board also approved updating electronic security systems at Bowie and Lamar Primary schools due to an original supplier no longer...

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“Updated” Murder Suspect Found Dead
Nov11

“Updated” Murder Suspect Found Dead

http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Franklin-Co.-Murder.mp3 The body of a man wanted for murder in Franklin County was found in Hopkins County Tuesday morning. Authorities believe 55-year old Keith Lynn McDowell died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His body and vehicle were found just before 8 a.m. on County Road 2381. McDowell was wanted for the murder of 31-year old Angie Joe Smith, who was shot to death just...

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“Updated” Career Day at SSHS
Nov10

“Updated” Career Day at SSHS

Some thirty colleges were on the Sulphur Springs High School campus Monday and 62 community leaders talked to students about their profession during the 4th annual Career Day. High School College and Career Readiness Director Jenny Arledge said students were able to select four different thirty-minute sessions to attend. Assistant DA Clay Harrison, a former JAG attorney, spoke to students to get the event...

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The Former Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Site to be Renovated for PJC
Nov10

The Former Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Site to be Renovated for PJC

Dr. Pamela Anglin, left, president of Paris Junior College, shows the preliminary plans for the new Sulphur Springs campus building to some of the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center faculty and staff. The new campus will be located at the former Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company site that will undergo remodeling and expansion to accommodate all academic and vocational programs offered by the...

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