“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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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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SSHS Choir to Perform at FBC
Oct01

SSHS Choir to Perform at FBC

The Sulphur Springs High School Choir will be performing a concert in First Baptist Church on Monday, October 6. The concert will begin at 7:30 and there will be no admission fee. “The whole concert is centered around American folk music and folk hymns,” choir director Beth Crutcher said. “So they’ll be hearing things like Bird’s Courting Song, which is an Appalachian folk tune, and things like Poor Wayfaring Stranger, which is an old...

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Sarah Bennett and Teresa Botello Advance at All-Region Choir Competition
Oct01

Sarah Bennett and Teresa Botello Advance at All-Region Choir Competition

Two Sulphur Springs High School Choir students, Sarah Bennett and Teresa Botello, advanced at recent All-Region Choir competition. Their next competition takes place in November. Choir Director Beth Crutcher also invites everyone to a Choir Concert featuring three choir groups singing American Folk Music and Hymns at First Baptist Church Monday at 7:30 p.m....

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Lesha Woodard SSHS Theater Arts Instructor
Aug26

Lesha Woodard SSHS Theater Arts Instructor

Lesha Woodward is the new Director of Theatre Arts at Sulphur Springs High School. She has already selected a musical production to do this fall. It’s Shrek the Musical. Drama students will be auditioning for roles next week. Ms. Woodward says she has never directed this musical before. She says expect the sets and costumes to be visually interesting. Superintendent Michael Lamb and High School Principal Josh Williams are hoping to...

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