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Secondary Principal Brian Lowe Named North Hopkins ISD Superintendent Finalist
Apr09

Secondary Principal Brian Lowe Named North Hopkins ISD Superintendent Finalist

North Hopkins Independent School District Board of Trustees this week announced Brian Lowe as the lone finalist for superintendent of schools. District officials announced the opening after trustees on March 1 accepted Darin Jolly’s letter of resignation as North Hopkins ISD superintendent. Brian Lowe Dr. Jolly’s resignation as superintendent was effective March 4, 2021, allowing him to begin serving as assistant...

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DSHS School COVID-19 Case Counts: 18 New Cases At Hopkins County Schools
Oct23

DSHS School COVID-19 Case Counts: 18 New Cases At Hopkins County Schools

Hopkins County school districts have reported 146 cases of COVID-19 during the last 4 weeks, according to the weekly school COVID-19 report compiled by Texas Department of State Health Services and posted Oct. 22. New COVID-19 cases reported in Texas public school Oct. 12-18, 2020 (DSHS graphic) Cases in the weekly DSHS reports are defined as “any staff member or student who participates in any on-campus activity that is...

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North Hopkins Art Students Competing In Statewide Postcard Contest
Oct23

North Hopkins Art Students Competing In Statewide Postcard Contest

North Hopkins elementary and secondary art students created postcards for a statewide contest about voting, and need the community’s help to earn $500 to benefit the school art department. StarMatthewHermilio3 NHISD art students’ entries, by first name of submitting student, in the postcard contest The art students were asked to design a piece of mail not to sway people to elect one candidate or another but to vote. They...

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North Hopkins ISD To Hold Meet The Teacher, At-Home Learner Parent Training
Aug15

North Hopkins ISD To Hold Meet The Teacher, At-Home Learner Parent Training

North Hopkins ISD teachers and staff have been working hard to ensure everything is ready for the start of classes on Aug. 19, with numerous safety measures in place. A virtual Meet the Teacher night and training for families who have selected At-Home Learning for their students. Both events are schedule to be held simultaneously Monday, Aug. 17. Meet the Teacher Students who will be attending classes on campus this year have the...

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North Hopkins ISD To Remain Closed Through April 3
Mar19

North Hopkins ISD To Remain Closed Through April 3

Elementary To Begin Distance Learning To Begin Next Week North Hopkins ISD will remain closed until April 3, per Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement today. NHISD officials will continue to monitor the situation to determine if closure will need to continue past April 3. While the school is closed, NHISD will still provide instructional supports and provide distance learning for students. NHISD teachers and staff began contacting...

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North Hopkins ISD Holds Inauguration Breakfast For Campus Police Department
Aug14

North Hopkins ISD Holds Inauguration Breakfast For Campus Police Department

Noth Hopkins ISD Police Chief Kelly Wiser addresses the staff and guests during the “inauguration” of the police department Aug. 13 at NHISD. Staff, trustees and members of the law enforcement community gathered Tuesday morning in North Hopkins Independent School District cafeteria to officially welcome Kelly Wiser as the new police chief for the school district. “This is a very special occasion, the official...

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John and Deborah Gillis Foundation to Provide Scholarships for Students and Grants for Hopkins County School Districts
Aug28

John and Deborah Gillis Foundation to Provide Scholarships for Students and Grants for Hopkins County School Districts

John and Deborah Gillis announced today the largest private educational initiative ever undertaken in Hopkins County with the formation of the John and Deborah Gillis Foundation which will provide scholarships for students and grants for school districts. Bright Star Scholarship Program founders Deborah Gillis, (left), John Gillis (center), and Executive Director Robin Shrode (right) introduced the John and Deborah Gillis Foundation...

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North Hopkins ISD Provides No Dull Moment for Superintendent Jolly
Apr28

North Hopkins ISD Provides No Dull Moment for Superintendent Jolly

In May, 2016, the North Hopkins Independent School District Board of Trustees named Dr. Darin Jolly as finalist for Superintendent to replace the retiring Donna George. He was chosen from a pool of 55 applicants. Jolly had been recommended to the school district by the Texas Association of School Boards Executive Search Services. He has had no dull moment since arriving at North Hopkins. The North Hopkins Board determined that Jolly,...

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North Hopkins Lone Finalist Chosen From Among 55 Applicants
May13

North Hopkins Lone Finalist Chosen From Among 55 Applicants

North Hopkins Schools issued a press release Friday in support of Superintendent lone finalist Dr. Darin Jolly. Sulphur Springs Superintendent Michael Lamb also spoke to KSST News in support of Jolly’s appointment. In a previous story (find┬áhere), a question had been raised regarding an issue raised in the Kenedy ISD where Jolly previously served. Allen Joslin told KSST News Thursday that the incident had been checked out by the...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus, A Vision in Process
Apr29

PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus, A Vision in Process

With the cutting of a ribbon and the grand opening of the new PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus located on Loop 301 in the newly remodeled building that once housed Foxworth Galbraith Lumber Company, Paris Junior College President Pam Anglin’s vision for expansion of educational opportunities in the region took one more step forward. Dr. Anglin told KSST News that the junior college experience in both academic and technology play a...

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