According to Rusty Harden, Director of Communications for the SSISD, Meet the Teacher activities are scheduled on each Sulphur Springs school district elementary through middle school campus either Tuesday, August 18th or Thursday, August 20th. High School schedules may be picked up Monday, August 24th.
Tuesday, August 18th at the Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC), Head Start 3, Head Start 4 and Pre-K teachers will be available 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. From 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., Kindergarten (K) and Transitional First (T-1) parents may meet teachers.
Thursday, August 20th, first and second grade teachers at Bowie, Lamar, and Travis will be available from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Students in grades 1 or 2, who are new to the district, must preregister with the Elementary Education Office at 631 Connally Street to determine campus assignment.
Fifth grade teachers will be at Douglas Intermediate School from 4 until 6 p.m. Thursday, August 20th.
Also on Thursday, teachers will be at Sulphur Springs Elementary School, grades 3 and 4, from 4 p.m. and 7 pm.
At the Middle School, students and parents may come anytime between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday August 20th to pick up schedules, drop off school supplies and meet the teachers. Parents of returning students are asked to be sure to complete all enrollment documents on line before the day. Schedules may not be ready for students who have not enrolled on-line prior to Thursday the 20th. Parents of new students may come in before the 20th to complete all enrollment documents so that a schedule will be ready for their student at meet the teacher.
All 7th grade students have an immunization requirement from the state of Texas that must be verified by the school nurse before the student will receive his/her schedule. The district urges parents to take care of this requirement by faxing updated immunization records to Vickie Vaughan at 903-439-6126 (SSMS fax #) as soon as possible.
Freshmen at Sulphur Springs High School are invited to the SSHS Student Council’s annual Freshman Fish Camp. Fish Camp provides useful information that will make the transition from middle school to high school as smooth as possible. Harden calls it a fun way for students to get connected. Fish Camp is Monday, August 24th from 9 a.m. until noon. During this time students will have the opportunity to learn about various organizations, enjoy a fashion show emphasizing dress code, meet administrators, pick up schedules, go on a walking tour, and participate in a mock class day. Attendance at Fish Camp is not required but is encouraged.
All SSHS students 10th– 12th grades are invited to pick up their schedules on Monday, August 24th from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. Freshmen who do not attend Fish Camp may pick up their schedule during these hours.