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2022 CTE Month: Career and Technical Student Organizations
Feb28

2022 CTE Month: Career and Technical Student Organizations

Editor’s Note: February is Career and Technical Education Month, a public awareness campaign to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country. To help Sulphur Springs High School celebrate CTE Month 2022, KSST has compiled short videos featuring a few of the CTE programs offered at SSHS. Sulphur Springs High School students enrolled in Career and Technical Education classes, in...

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5 SSHS Students Attend National BPA Leadership Competitions
May12

5 SSHS Students Attend National BPA Leadership Competitions

Sulphur Springs High School was well represented at the National Business Professionals of America Leadership conference, with five SSHS students participating in the May 4-7 event in Dallas. BPA is the nation’s leading CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, information technology, finance, accounting, office administration, and other business-related career fields. SSHS...

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10 SSHS Students Advancing From Region To State SkillsUSA In 4 Career Areas
Mar21

10 SSHS Students Advancing From Region To State SkillsUSA In 4 Career Areas

SSHS students competed in four career areas — Automotive Technology, Carpentry, Firefighting, and Robotics — at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition held recently. At least 10 SSHS students will be advancing to the State SkillsUSA Competition in Corpus Christi March 31-April 3, for their first-third (gold-bronze) place finishes. Medalists headed to state include, by career area, category and rank: Andy Soto and Jessica...

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Cumby ISD Students Qualify For State TAFE Contest
Dec06

Cumby ISD Students Qualify For State TAFE Contest

Over the weekend, Cumby ISD students qualified for the state TAFE (Texas Association of Future Educators) Contest in three different areas. Members of the Cumby chapter of Texas Association of Future Educators at Region 8 Education Service Center. (Cumby ISD photo) The Cumby students participated in the 2021 TAFFE Area 6 Conference, hosted at Region 8 Education Service Center on Dec. 3, 2021. At lease five of those students are state...

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47 Inducted Into Geral Kennedy Chapter Of National Technical Honor Society
Nov17

47 Inducted Into Geral Kennedy Chapter Of National Technical Honor Society

Sulphur Springs High School National Technical Honor Society, Geral Kennedy Chapter, recognized 79 students this week during the annual induction ceremony. 2021-2022 SSHS Geral Kennedy Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society along with advisor Debbie StriblingChapter PresidentChapter SecretaryChapter Vice-PresidentChapter TreasurerCandle CeremonyChapter Advisor Debbie StriblingSSHS Director oof College and Career Readiness...

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30 SSHS Students Kickoff Chick-fil-A Leader Academy
Sep17

30 SSHS Students Kickoff Chick-fil-A Leader Academy

Sulphur Springs High School kicked off a new program Wednesday designed to help students develop into effective leaders. The Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy is one of the largest leadership academies in America, with 110,000 students from over 1,050 schools in 40 states helping more than 2. 5 million people through impact projects since it launches in 3 schools in 2013. “Sulphur Springs Chick-Fil-A will be sponsoring our students as...

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SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies
Apr15

SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies

Sulphur Springs High School honored two groups of exemplary students during first the National Technical Honor Society induction then the National Honor Society induction. Typically, the National Honor Society induction is held in the fall and the National Technical Honor Society induction ceremony is conducted in the spring. However, this school year, as was the case with many events and activities, the NHS induction ceremony could...

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PJC JobReady Courses Provide Quick Start For High Demand Positions
Nov16

PJC JobReady Courses Provide Quick Start For High Demand Positions

Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs — First day of fall semester, 2020 PJC-Sulphur Springs CenterPublic Information Services Paris Junior College is joining community colleges across Texas to meet the needs of Texans who need to upgrade their skills in the midst of the current economic crisis. Through the Texas Community College Teachers Association, PJC has partnered with JobReady to offer high-quality skills training at an...

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Several SSHS Students Advancing To State In CTO Competitions
Feb13

Several SSHS Students Advancing To State In CTO Competitions

Sulphur Springs High School has six career and technical organizations that students can join. As part of their Career and Technical Education Month celebration, representatives of each group this week updated the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees on recent activities. BPA SSHS BPA Officers The SSHS Business Professionals of America Chapter has been involved in competitions. Eleven qualified for state and...

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LEAP Youth Expo Provides Students With Career Information
Oct17

LEAP Youth Expo Provides Students With Career Information

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas is hosting this year’s LEAP Youth Career Expo on Friday October 20th from 9:00 – 12:00 at the Hopkins County Civic Center.  The event is for local 8th grade students.  The event aims to help them understand the types of career pathways available in the local community, as they begin to make career related coursework decisions for high school, according to Bart Spivey, Business Development Project...

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