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37 Personnel Changes Approved By SSISD Board Of Trustees
Jun16

37 Personnel Changes Approved By SSISD Board Of Trustees

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees, following two executive sessions Monday evening, approved 37 personnel changes which will impact SSISD campuses except the administrative complex. SSISD logo The first executive session was brief, with trustees adjourning to another room to discuss a personnel matter, the regular session resumed with no action or discussion on the closed session. Overall, changes included one retirement, one...

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4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named  Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools
Apr16

4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools

Capturing Kids Hearts National Showcase Schools Lamar & Travis Primary Schools Recognized as 2nd-Year Winners, Bowie & Bush Primary Schools Make List For First Time  Four campuses in Sulphur Springs ISD are among only 110 schools in Texas and 325 across the country named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools, SSISD Assistant Superintendent Kristin Monk announced Friday. “Bowie and Bush Primaries are first year...

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SSISD Kindergarten, Two-Way Dual Language Program, Pre-K, Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled
Apr15

SSISD Kindergarten, Two-Way Dual Language Program, Pre-K, Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled

Kindergarten Round-Up and the Sulphur Springs ISD’s 2021-2022 Two-Way Dual Language Program application is in progress. Parents/guardians can apply at kindergarten round-up for the dual language program, and two informational parent meetings about it are scheduled as well. Two-Way Dual Language Program Applications are now available for the SSISD Two-Way Dual Language Program, an enrichment program in which students learn to...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Employees Will Receive Pay, Some At Premium, For Days School Was Closed Due To Weather
Mar02

Sulphur Springs ISD Employees Will Receive Pay, Some At Premium, For Days School Was Closed Due To Weather

District Applying To TEA For Waivers For 5 Missed School Days Sulphur Springs ISD employees will receive pay for the days school was closed due to winter weather; the district will also seek state waivers for 5 missed school days due to extreme, dangerous road and other conditions due to ice and snow last month. SSISD Board of Trustees Vice President Craig Roberts calls the joint school board-Strategic Planning Committee meeting to...

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Cumby ISD Nurse, Employees Receive Stipend For Extra Duties During COVID-19 Pandemic
Feb13

Cumby ISD Nurse, Employees Receive Stipend For Extra Duties During COVID-19 Pandemic

Cumby ISD nurse and school employees will be receiving a stipend for their extra duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. District trustees approved the extra pay and administrative contracts, recognized the school nurse for going above and beyond the normal call of duty this year, discussed Lone Star Guidance Quarterly Tracker actuals for February and April target gals, and heard updates regarding graduation, prom and an internet safety...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Put Contingency Plan In Place In Case Inclement Weather, Dangerous Road Conditions Persists Next Week
Feb12

Sulphur Springs ISD Put Contingency Plan In Place In Case Inclement Weather, Dangerous Road Conditions Persists Next Week

While Monday is a regularly scheduled student holiday for many school districts, including those who attend Sulphur Springs ISD, after Thursday’s icy conditions, administrators are busy working on a contingency plan in case the freezing drizzle and snow persist past Presidents Day, making travel unsafe. SSISD logo Sulphur Springs ISD began putting the contingency plan in place Friday, just the roads remain too icy for families,...

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Student Enrollment In SSISD Virtual Academy Down 11 Percent Beginning Of School
Jan27

Student Enrollment In SSISD Virtual Academy Down 11 Percent Beginning Of School

Student enrollment in the SSISD Virtual Academy is down about 11 percent after the first week of the third 9-weeks grading period compared to the start of school, according to Sulphur Springs Independent School District Superintendent Mike Lamb. As a whole enrollment at SSISD is down from 4,380 in September 2020 to 4,323 in January 2021. The 2020 counts are below the 4,420 students enrolled in SSISD in 2019, as well. SSISD logo...

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2 Targeted Improvement Plans, Financial Audit, Sick Leave Policy On Sulphur Springs ISD  Dec. 14 Agenda
Dec13

2 Targeted Improvement Plans, Financial Audit, Sick Leave Policy On Sulphur Springs ISD Dec. 14 Agenda

Targeted Improvement Plans for Lamar and Travis Primary, the annual financial audit and extension of the sick leave policy are all topics to be discusses and considered during Monday’s Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled to be conducted at noon rather than 6 p.m. as is tradition so as not to conflict with any other potential holiday programs and schedules. SSISD logo Two public hearings will be conducted,...

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Head Start CARES Act Spending Plan, 3 Personnel Changes Approved By SSISD Trustees
Nov10

Head Start CARES Act Spending Plan, 3 Personnel Changes Approved By SSISD Trustees

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees made quick work of the regular portion of the November agenda Monday, including appointment of representatives to the Civic Center and Appraisal District Boards, an agreement with the Country Club and a Head Start CARES Act spending plan. Three personnel items were also approved following an executive session. SSISD Board of Trustees and administrators continue practicing social distancing, with...

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Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment
Oct20

Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment

Sulphur Springs ISD administrators provided updates Monday evening on COVID-19 cases and enrollment in Virtual Academy and face-to-face learning. COVID-19 Cases Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams reported the district has had a total of 78 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, 46 students and 32 staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 since school started on Sept. 1. He acknowledged that there were some cases before...

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