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SSHS Principal Driver Says He’s Blessed with a Great School and Excellent Staff
Nov06

SSHS Principal Driver Says He’s Blessed with a Great School and Excellent Staff

In a KSST Good Morning Show interview, SSHS Principal Derek Driver enthusiastically sang praises of the teaching and coaching staff, the administration and the student body at Sulphur Springs High School. He includes the community in contributing to that success, too. “Of the schools I’ve been associated with, Sulphur Springs has the most active community, parent and fan support I have seen”,  he commented on the...

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The Principal Is In
Aug10

The Principal Is In

New Sulphur Springs High School Principal Derek Driver was at his new post Monday morning. He was hired on June 22 but was given some time to handle previous commitments. Driver comes from Itasca, a Class 2A school south of Fort Worth. Driver calls coming to Sulphur Springs a great opportunity for him and a chance of impact a lot more kids. He wants to continue the traditions of Sulphur Springs, in and out of the...

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New High School Principal Named; Other SSISD Staff Changes
Jun22

New High School Principal Named; Other SSISD Staff Changes

In a special meeting at noon Monday, the Sulphur Springs School Board once again deferred any action on contract bids from their Construction Manager on the Civic Center Auditorium renovation project. The board also postponed action during their regular board meeting two weeks ago. The board is now somewhat under the gun if they wish to begin the renovation work on schedule. Plans called for work to begin next Monday. Asbestos...

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SSHS Class Of 2021 Graduation
May29

SSHS Class Of 2021 Graduation

Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2021 wasted no time getting down to business at Friday night’s graduation inside Hopkins County Civic Center. The senior graduate candidates filed into the Arena in pairs, starting with honor graduates, as the band played “Pomp and Circumstance,” leaving two empty chairs in front of the stage, each draped in caps and gowns, a tangible tribute to their late beloved classmates...

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27 Seniors Ranked In Top 10 Percent Of SSHS Class Of 2021  Recognized At Honors Breakfast
May21

27 Seniors Ranked In Top 10 Percent Of SSHS Class Of 2021 Recognized At Honors Breakfast

Sulphur Springs High School honored the 27 highest ranking seniors Thursday morning with special breakfast prepared and organized exclusively by SSHS students. The Honors Breakfast is a long-standing tradition at SSHS, for students and their parents, as well as one teacher or education the honoree has selected to honor. Two of the 27 SSHS Senior Class of 2021 Honor Graduates were unable to attend the Honors Breakfast, but were still...

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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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SSHS Seniors, Parents Receive Graduation Update
Apr30

SSHS Seniors, Parents Receive Graduation Update

Sulphur Springs High School Principal Derek Driver and sponsor Mylissa Bailey Wednesday night held a Facebook live event on the SSHS Student Council Facebook Page to provide additional information for seniors and parents regarding graduation and end of the year information. While an honors breakfast and awards program are not possible this year, SSHS seniors will receive scholarship and honors recognition at graduation. SSSH seniors...

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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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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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Condition Of Children In Fatal Crash Reportedly ‘Much Improved’
Oct07

Condition Of Children In Fatal Crash Reportedly ‘Much Improved’

DPS: Crash Resulted From Pickup Swerving Into Opposite Lane, Striking 2 Vehicles Several fundraisers were held over the weekend and more are planned to assist the families of Sandy Cavanaugh Reed and Keesha Gibbs Ivey, who were killed in a three-vehicle crash while returning home from the football game versus Forney late Friday night. Crash information According to Texas Department of Public Safety reports, a vehicle swerving into the...

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