Power Issues At SSISD Administration Building

It was a long hot day at the Sulphur Springs ISD Administration Building Monday. At 11:15 a.m., lights begin to flicker. By 11:30 a.m., the decision was made to cut off power to the building due to a faulty power connection outside. The very old part was very rusty and corroded. The outage meant no phones or computers and the temperature rose. Employees were sent home at 3 p.m. Power was restored at around 3:30 p.m. It was still warm...

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Trustees Approve Nine Personnel Changes For SSISD
Jul24

Trustees Approve Nine Personnel Changes For SSISD

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees approved nine personnel changes for SSISD during the July 24 board meeting. Overall, two resignations were accepted, and requests for three inter-district job changes and recommendations for four new hires were approved. The personnel items will impact 6 campuses and the administration building. Brynn Smith resigned as health science technology education teacher at Sulphur...

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Trustees Asked To Consider  Amending 2020-2021 SSISD Calendar At July 23 Meeting
Jul23

Trustees Asked To Consider Amending 2020-2021 SSISD Calendar At July 23 Meeting

A special meeting of Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees has been called for 6 p.m. July 23, with only two items on the agenda. The trustees will be asked to consider amending the 2020-2021 SSISD calendar and consider any personnel items presented since their last meeting. Superintendent Michael Lamb on July 13 presented a working outline of the district’s plans to reopen school, with in-person classes or a Virtual Academy in...

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Trustees Approve 20 Personnel Changes For SSISD
Jul14

Trustees Approve 20 Personnel Changes For SSISD

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees approved recommendations for 20 personnel changes following an executive session at the regular July 13 board meeting. That’s 7 resignations, 4 in-district changes of jobs or campuses, 8 new hires and one retirement which will impact 6 school campuses, plus the administration building and maintenance department. The 20 personnel changes for SSISD include: Personnel recommendations approved...

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SSISD Superintendent To Report On Back-To-School Options For Fall 2020
Jul12

SSISD Superintendent To Report On Back-To-School Options For Fall 2020

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees have a full agenda Monday night. SSISD Superintendent Michael Lamb is expected to report on back-to-school options for fall 2020 during Monday night’s regular July school board meeting. While several items being presented for discussion and approval by the school board are routine for this time of year, some vary this year due to and others items are presented as a result of COVID-19. SSISD...

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SSISD Trustees Approved 13 Personnel Recommendations
Jun11

SSISD Trustees Approved 13 Personnel Recommendations

Contract Release Date For Resignation Notifications Announced Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees approved 13 personnel recommendations and recognized one of their own. The contract release date for employees was also noted during the regular June school board meeting. SSISD Board of Trustees have resumed regular meetings with social distancing. The June session, like many things this year, was a little bit different in observance...

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SSISD Announces June 16 Parent Meeting For Two-Way Dual Language Program
Jun10

SSISD Announces June 16 Parent Meeting For Two-Way Dual Language Program

A Sulphur Springs ISD parent meeting for the Two-Way Dual Language Program is scheduled June 16. This is for any parent interested in their child, who will be entering kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year at SSISD, participate in the SSISD Two-Way Dual Language program. The enrichment program is designed to teach children a second language in a natural way through subject content instruction and everyday classroom conversation....

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SSISD Trustees To Recognize Rowena Johnson, Robbin Vaughn At June 8 Meeting
Jun07

SSISD Trustees To Recognize Rowena Johnson, Robbin Vaughn At June 8 Meeting

Sulphur Springs Independent School District trustees plan to recognize two women for their service to the school district. Rowena Johnson will be honored for 50 years of service with the district. The long-time educator notified school officials in March of her plans to retire. Also to be recognized for serving two years as president of SSISD Board of Trustees is Robbin Vaughn. Last year, she agreed to another year president of the...

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19 SSISD Personnel Changes Approved By School Board
May28

19 SSISD Personnel Changes Approved By School Board

During a special noon meeting Thursday, 19 SSISD personnel changes were approved by the school board. Overall, the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees approved one retirement, four resignations, 12 new personnel and two inter-district job swaps. These changes will impact 8 different district campuses. Five of the personnel decisions will impact the faculty at Barbara Bush Primary. Kristin McKinney has...

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SSISD Will Request Waivers From TEA For Teacher Appraisal, Instructional Days
Apr21

SSISD Will Request Waivers From TEA For Teacher Appraisal, Instructional Days

Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Micheal Lamb gave a brief COVID-19 update at Monday evening’s school board meeting. SSISD will request waivers from Texas Education Agency for missed instructional days and teacher appraisal requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SSISD Board of Trustees determined at the meeting. The SSISD Board of Trustees April 20 meeting was conducted via Zoom conference. SSISD COVID Update Lamb...

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