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Sulphur Springs ISD Board Approved 2 Personnel Changes, SHAC Membership
Sep16

Sulphur Springs ISD Board Approved 2 Personnel Changes, SHAC Membership

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees, in addition to receiving updates on the School Health Advisory Council, also approved 2 personnel changes, the recommended list of SHAC members, and addressed items related to 4-H and the Extension Agents during their regular September meeting. The school board also considered a petition asking the county to abandon or close a portion of County Road 3602. SSISD logo Personnel Matters Suphur...

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3 Students, 1 Bus Driver At SSISD Have Tested Positive For COVID-19; Case Counts For County Schools Reported
Sep08

3 Students, 1 Bus Driver At SSISD Have Tested Positive For COVID-19; Case Counts For County Schools Reported

Sulphur Springs Independent School District on Tuesday reported one additional student and a bus driver have tested positive for COVID-19. Updated information regarding cases counts of novel coronavirus 2019 for other county schools and Yantis are also being posted or sent out to parents. Sulphur Springs ISD: 3 Student Cases Sulphur Springs ISD sends notices via Blackboard alert system to families who have children in or work on a...

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Sulphur Springs ISD To Receive Additional Funding For Connectivity
Sep02

Sulphur Springs ISD To Receive Additional Funding For Connectivity

Sulphur Springs ISD and Sulphur Bluff ISD are among many school districts across Texas that have taken advantage of money funneled through the state to help with technology and connectivity purchases related to COVID-19. Sulphur Springs ISD will receive additional funding for connectivity. SSISD logo SSISD trustees this summer agreed to the purchase of 600 iPads and 100 AT&T hotspots to ensure district students have access to...

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SSISD Trustees Approve 2020 Tax Rate, 9 Personnel Changes, Budget Amendments
Aug29

SSISD Trustees Approve 2020 Tax Rate, 9 Personnel Changes, Budget Amendments

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees during a special called noon meeting Friday, Aug. 28, approved budget amendments, 9 personnel changes, the SSISD 2020 tax rate and the Virtual Academy plan. SSISD 2020 Tax Rate SSISD Tax Assessor Collector Sandra Gibby recommended a SSISD 2020 tax rate of $1.251380 per $100 cash valuation of property within SSISD, with $0.9409 of that rate going toward the local maintenance fund for daily...

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5 Of 6 Hopkins County School Districts Reporting COVID-19 Cases, Confirm Classes Still Being Held On Campus
Aug27

5 Of 6 Hopkins County School Districts Reporting COVID-19 Cases, Confirm Classes Still Being Held On Campus

While 5 of the 6 Hopkins County school districts have reported at least one positive case of COVID-19, all except 1 were confirmed to have classes are still being held on campus today, despite rumors to the contrary. Sulphur Springs ISD is also moving forward with plans for class to begin Sept. 1 on scheduled. Como-Pickton CISD Como-Pickton Superintendent Greg Bower said the district as of Thursday morning has had only one student who...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Welcome The Wildcats Events Scheduled Aug. 24-28
Aug23

Sulphur Springs ISD Welcome The Wildcats Events Scheduled Aug. 24-28

Sulphur Springs ISD Welcome the Wildcats events are scheduled the week of Aug. 24-28, to help ready students for the start of classes on Sept. 1.. Registration must be completed for all students, prior to Welcome the Wildcats. Elementary Parents of elementary students are encouraged to “drive through” the appropriate “Welcome the Wildcats” event location to familiarize themselves and their student with the location of the campus, meet...

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SSISD Trustees Approve Technology Purchase Agreement
Aug05

SSISD Trustees Approve Technology Purchase Agreement

Sulphur Springs ISD trustees, during a called emergency meeting conducted via Zoom Tuesday, Aug. 4, approved an agreement with Region 04 Education Service Center for technology purchases. Essentially, the inter-local acquisition agreement makes SSISD eligible to apply for SSISD 600 new iPads for SSISD fourth and fifth graders but only pay about half the cost. A goal of the district is to have enough devices to provide all students...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Day Camp Extended Through August
Jul27

Sulphur Springs ISD Day Camp Extended Through August

Sulphur Springs ISD Day Camp for children ages 5-11 is being extended for four additional weeks this summer. SSISD on Thursday adopted an amended calendar pushing the start of school back to Sept. 1. This should allow district staff to better prepare for the upcoming school year and all possible contingencies and required measures due to COVID-19. The district announced Monday that Day Camp will now continue from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30...

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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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Administrators Outline The 2 Back To School Learning Options For SSISD Students In 2020-21 School Year
Jul14

Administrators Outline The 2 Back To School Learning Options For SSISD Students In 2020-21 School Year

Parents Need To Complete Online Registration Soon, Will Be Asked To Select Full Time On-Campus Or Virtual Academy Schooling One of the big questions for educators and families has been what to expect for the 2020-2021 school year, which is still scheduled to begin on Aug. 18 for Sulphur Springs Independent School District students, with staff returning for professional development days on Aug. 6. SSISD Director of Curriculum Lisa...

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