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Sydney Washburn Announced As Valedictorian Of SSHS Senior Class of 2020
Apr20

Sydney Washburn Announced As Valedictorian Of SSHS Senior Class of 2020

Sydney Washburn was announced Monday as valedictorian of Sulphur Springs High School Senior Class of 2020. Sydney Washburn, Sulphur Springs High School Senior Class of 2020 valedictorian SSHS Principal Derek Driver made the announcement for the top honor graduates at a small gathering, with social distancing observed, in front of the high school Monday morning. She expressed appreciation to her teachers, who has not only helped her to...

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Washburn, Westlund At Top  Of SSHS Senior Class Of 2020
Apr26

Washburn, Westlund At Top Of SSHS Senior Class Of 2020

Sydney Claire Washburn was announced this week as valedictorian and Andrew Bryan Westlund as salutatorian of SSHS Senior Class of 2020. Valedictorian Sydney Washburn, Sulphur Springs High School Senior Class of 2020 valedictorian Sulphur Springs High School Principal Derek Driver made the announcement for the top honor graduates at a small gathering, with social distancing observed, in front of the high school Monday morning....

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Coach Owens Announces Major Athletic Awards Winners at Brief Ceremony Thursday Evening
Jun05

Coach Owens Announces Major Athletic Awards Winners at Brief Ceremony Thursday Evening

In lieu of a senior awards program or an all sports athletic banquet, Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens announced this part school year’s winners of the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award and the Forrest Gregg MVP Award at a brief event Thursday evening (June 4) in the Multipurpose Building. The winners were nominated and voted on by Wildcats and Lady Cats coaches. Coach Owens said few votes separated the nominees. Winners...

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Trustees Approved 30 Personnel Changes For SSISD
May13

Trustees Approved 30 Personnel Changes For SSISD

Top Students Recognized, Board Reorganized, Budget Calendar Presented At May Board Meeting During the regular May board meeting, Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees approved 30 personnel changes and recognized top seniors. The 2020 budget calendar was also presented and unopposed incumbents were sworn in for another term, then, the board reorganized during the meeting as well. Personnel Items The trustees...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees To Consider Head Start Documents
May11

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees To Consider Head Start Documents

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees will be asked to consider several documents for the Head Start program and reorganize the board during their regular May meeting, which will be conducted via Zoom at 6 p.m. tonight (May 11). SSISD logo A budget calendar for 2020 has been submitted by SSISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw. During the public forum portion of the meeting, the school board is slated to recognize High School...

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Wildcats are 5th and Lady Cats are 2nd at Royse City Track Meet Thursday Night
Mar06

Wildcats are 5th and Lady Cats are 2nd at Royse City Track Meet Thursday Night

The Lady Cats Track Team placed second and the Wildcats fifth at a Royse City meet Thursday night. Eight teams competed. Wildcats Coach Matt Young said the talented field besides host Royse City included other good track programs like Garland Lakeview Centtenial, who won the meet, along with Ennis. He said some solid performances occurred. Lady Cats Coach Ross Hicks said the Lady Cats also faced two district foes, Royse City and...

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Lady Cats Track Team Finishes in Second Place at Sulphur Springs Meet Last Friday
Mar03

Lady Cats Track Team Finishes in Second Place at Sulphur Springs Meet Last Friday

Competing against five other teams at their own Sulphur Springs Track Meet last Friday (February 28), the Lady Cats Track Team finished second. Lady Cats Coach Ross Hicks said his team had a good meet in great weather. He said he was missing some of his athletes who were doing other sports and activities. He said the ones he had competed hard and well. Claire Bybee broke her own record in the pole vault clearing 6 feet, 11 inches....

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Teams Compete at Lindale Tri-Meet Thursday
Feb21

Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Teams Compete at Lindale Tri-Meet Thursday

The Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Teams got a bit of an early start on track season by competing in a tri-meet at Lindale with Jacksonville Thursday. Both teams featured lots of young athletes so the relaxed atmosphere was a good way to ease into competition. There were no throwing events because the ground was too muddy. Jumping and running events were held. Matt Young returns as Wildcats Track Coach. He said sophomore Weston Fields,...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Earns One Superlative and Eight Players Make All-District Team
Nov11

Lady Cats Volleyball Earns One Superlative and Eight Players Make All-District Team

Eight Lady Cats made the All-District Volleyball Team selected recently by the district’s coaches. Coach Bailey Dorner named the Lady Cats on the All-District Team Monday morning. The Lady Cats got a Superlative as sophomore Peyton Hammack was selected as the Most Valuable Setter. Lady Cats making First Team All-District were junior Sadie Washburn and sophomore Brooklyn Burnside. Making Second Team All-District was senior Erika...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Team Gives Forney All They Want In Heartbreaking Area Loss Thursday Night
Nov08

Lady Cats Volleyball Team Gives Forney All They Want In Heartbreaking Area Loss Thursday Night

In the end, Forney just made a few more plays than the upstart Lady Cats Volleyball Team as the Lady Rabbits survived an Area game, 3-2 at Canton Thursday night, Nov. 7. The Lady Cats won the first two sets, 25-22 and 30-28. Forney then took the next two, 25-11 and 25-19. The fifth and deciding set was close right until the end. Forney only led 12-11 before putting away the last three points to take the match with the 15-11 set five...

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