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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A Special Day – Possibly New Traditions – For SSHS Seniors
May23

A Special Day – Possibly New Traditions – For SSHS Seniors

A formal commencement ceremony is scheduled next Friday evening to officially signal the end of the Sulphur Springs Class of 2021’s high school education. The Sulphur Springs senior class also enjoyed one last chance to hang out together as a class during Senior Shut-Out Friday. However, Sulphur Springs High School spent Thursday celebrating the 12th graders’ successes with honors and awards programs and activities all day...

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SSHS Students Receive More Than $3.1 Million In Scholarships, Awards
May23

SSHS Students Receive More Than $3.1 Million In Scholarships, Awards

Sulphur Springs High School seniors have received more than $3.1 million in scholarships and financial awards, which were announced during Thursday afternoon’s Senior Awards Ceremony. The 27 SSHS 12th graders ranked in the top 10 percent of the graduating seniors were also all recognized as UIL scholars. Nearly half of the amount announced Thursday, an estimated $1.5 million, went to students planning to enter the military....

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SSHS Switching Up Senior Activities A Little Bit This Year
May17

SSHS Switching Up Senior Activities A Little Bit This Year

Sulphur Springs High School will be switching up senior activities a little bit this year, according to one school counselor. The 12th graders ranked in the top 10 percent of their graduating class will still be honored this year with a special breakfast starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 20, with interior design and culinary arts students reported to be collaborating to ready the facility for the event. So, this could look a bit...

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SSHS Band Students To Perform Downtown Tonight During Jazz Concert
Apr22

SSHS Band Students To Perform Downtown Tonight During Jazz Concert

Many SSISD Band Students Recognized For Achievements During Award-Winning Year Community members will have an opportunity to hear some of the the award winning SSHS Band students perform tonight downtown. SSHS Wildcat Jazz Band students will present “Jazz on the Square” staring at 7 p.m. April 22 on Celebration Plaza. All are welcome to stop by downtown Sulphur Springs to hear the free concert, which will include music by...

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SSHS Seniors Awarded More Than $3.3 Million In Scholarships, Awards At Ceremony — Part 2
May18

SSHS Seniors Awarded More Than $3.3 Million In Scholarships, Awards At Ceremony — Part 2

Sulphur Springs High School seniors Thursday night received more than $3.3 million in scholarship offers and other awards. Several students were the recipient of more than one award, some received offers from more than one institution, others received large awards or multiple awards from their chosen school. Rhett Reid has been offered a $4,0000 Academic Achievement Award from the University of Texas at Tyler, a $24,000 University of...

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Carissa Carter, Maddie Millsap Named SSHS Valedictorian, Salutatorian
May09

Carissa Carter, Maddie Millsap Named SSHS Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Carissa Kay Carter and Maddie Ruth Millsap were honored at a reception Thursday morning as the top students at Sulphur Springs High School. Carissa Carter achieved the honor of valedictorian with a 4.33095 grade point average. Carter has achieved many music and academic UIL honors while attending SSHS. She was a Texas Music Scholar and competed in the State Solo and Ensemble contest her first two years of high school, was an...

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Inductees For Friday’s 2022 Hall Of Honor Ceremony Revealed
Oct17

Inductees For Friday’s 2022 Hall Of Honor Ceremony Revealed

Four former Sulphur Springs athletic greats will be inducted into the SSHS Hall of Honor in a pre-game ceremony on Friday, Oct. 21. Quan Johnson, a district basketball MVP who graduated in 1990; Torio Kelly, a record-setting running back in the Class of 1996; Maegan Bell Nix, a 2003 graduate who was a two-sport MVP; and Colby Suggs, a 2010 graduate who was an All-State pitcher and won a state championship in football, will be the...

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SSISD Budget Shaping Up, But Still A Work In Progress
Jul20

SSISD Budget Shaping Up, But Still A Work In Progress

Oh, the difference a couple of weeks can make. Sulphur Springs Independent School District administrators at their regular July meeting presented to trustees a budget that showed a $136,000 shortfall. However, with additional information and nearly two weeks of adjustments, officials reported the most recent draft of the budget projects the district finishing the 2019-20202 fiscal year at least $24,000 ahead. And, that likely will be...

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Porter, Tanton, Dodd And Thornton Are Named Forrest Gregg MVPs At Assembly Thursday Night
May17

Porter, Tanton, Dodd And Thornton Are Named Forrest Gregg MVPs At Assembly Thursday Night

At the SSHS Awards Ceremony Thursday night, the annual Forrest Gregg MVP Awards and the James Cameron Fighting Heart Awards were announced for Lady Cats and Wildcats. Wildcats Football Offensive Coordinator Matt Young announced the Forrest Gregg MVP’s. For the Lady Cats, winners were SaDavia Porter and Autumn Tanton and for the Wildcats, Austin Dodd and Landon Thornton. Porter excelled in both basketball and track. As a senior...

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