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16 New Sulphur Springs ISD COVID-19 Cases Reported Over The Last Week
Oct16

16 New Sulphur Springs ISD COVID-19 Cases Reported Over The Last Week

Over the last week, 16 new Sulphur Springs ISD COVID-19 cases were reported. All except 3 of the lab-confirmed novel coronavirus 2019 cases are students and staff of Sulphur Springs High School. Sulphur Springs High School sign SSISD Administrators on Oct. 15 notified students, employees an family members at SSHS that 4 additional students and 1 additional staff member who were on the high school campus within the last week had...

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DSHS Reports 20th COVID-19 Death For Hopkins County, 3 New COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD
Oct12

DSHS Reports 20th COVID-19 Death For Hopkins County, 3 New COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD

Texas Department of State Health Services on Sunday reported a 20th COVID-19 death for Hopkins County on Sunday, and Sulphur Springs ISD on Friday reported 3 new cases in the district. That’s one additional death of a Hopkins County resident from COVID-19 since July; deaths are assigned based on official cause of death on deaths certificates that are submitted to the state vital statistics office and reported to DSHS. The 20th...

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12 New COVID-19 Cases Reported for Sulphur Springs ISD
Oct08

12 New COVID-19 Cases Reported for Sulphur Springs ISD

Twelve new COVID-1 cases were reported for Sulphur Springs ISD on Oct. 7. Six more students and 6 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, according to SSISD Superintendent Josh Williams. On Oct. 7, four staff members at Barbara Bush Primary, 1 staff member at Douglas Early Child Learning Center and 1 staff member at Sulphur Springs High School were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. Six additional students at SSHS...

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78 Personnel Changes Approved For Sulphur Springs ISD
Jul13

78 Personnel Changes Approved For Sulphur Springs ISD

Trustees approved administrators’ recommendations for 78 personnel changes for Sulphur Springs ISD during their regular monthly board meeting Monday. The list of personnel items included 23 resignations, 42 new hires and 13 position and/or campus changes at the July 12 meeting. Position/Campus Changes Thirteen SSISD employees will be swapping around, either jobs, classrooms or campuses, some potentially all three. Miranda Jones...

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COVID-19, State-Wide Teacher Shortages  Impact Sulphur Springs ISD Hiring Process
Jul13

COVID-19, State-Wide Teacher Shortages Impact Sulphur Springs ISD Hiring Process

What started as an unusual school year, thanks to COVID-19, continues to be so for many school districts, where administrators are working to try to fill an unusually high number of positions. Prior to Monday night’s recommendations, Sulphur Springs ISD’s hiring process was still on track, with typically about 60 or so changes annually for the new school year. This July, however, blew that out of the water; SSISD...

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SSISD Board Approves Laptop Lease, Head Start COLA, School Naming Policy
Apr14

SSISD Board Approves Laptop Lease, Head Start COLA, School Naming Policy

A lease agreement for laptops, Head Start COLA (cost of living adjustment) for Head Start and a school naming policy were among the items Sulphur Springs ISD trustees approved during their regular board meeting Monday night. The school board, minus two members who were at the high school watching the honor society induction ceremonies their students participated in, made short work of the regular agenda in less than an hour. Head...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Head Start Program To Apply For Grant Continuation And Refunding, Transportation Waiver
Mar26

Sulphur Springs ISD Head Start Program To Apply For Grant Continuation And Refunding, Transportation Waiver

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees during the regular monthly meeting this week gave the Head Start program director the go-ahead to apply for grant continuation and refunding, as well as a Head Start transportation waiver application. Transportation Wavier Sulphur Spring ISD Head Start program Director Angela Edwards asked trustees to approve a request for a transportation waiver for the Head Start program. She noted the SSISD...

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Changes In SSISD COVID-19 Notifications Announced
Dec03

Changes In SSISD COVID-19 Notifications Announced

Sulphur Springs ISD administrators Wednesday announced changes in the way SSISD COVID-19 notifications are communicated. Starting this week, notifications will not be sent via Blackboard or email to students, parents, staff and teachers. Now, updates can be found on a chart posted on the district website, www.ssisd.net. Scroll down to the middle of the page until you see the blue “SSISD COVID-19 Dashboard” menu and click...

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Nov. 18 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 3 New Cases
Nov18

Nov. 18 COVID-19 Update: 1 Fatality, 3 New Cases

Another Hopkins County resident was confirmed Nov. 18 to have died from COVID-19. according to Texas Department of State Health Services. Three additional new cases were also reported by Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in the Nov. 18 COVID-19 update. HC/SSEM Nov. 18 COVID-19 Update The HC/SSEM officials reported three additional Hopkins County residents have received lab-confirmed positive molecular...

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Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates: 2 Fatalities, 10 New Cases
Nov12

Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates: 2 Fatalities, 10 New Cases

Hopkins County/Sulphur Springs Emergency Management officials in their Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 updates reported 10 additional Hopkins County residents have received positive COVID-19 test results. State reports also show 2 additional COVID-19 fatalities for Hopkins County. HC/SSEM Nov. 11-12 COVID-19 Updates HC/SSEM in their Nov. 11-12 updates reported seven new cases on Wednesday and three on Thursday. That makes 63 Hopkins County...

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