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Student Enrollment In SSISD Virtual Academy Down 11 Percent Beginning Of School
Jan27

Student Enrollment In SSISD Virtual Academy Down 11 Percent Beginning Of School

Student enrollment in the SSISD Virtual Academy is down about 11 percent after the first week of the third 9-weeks grading period compared to the start of school, according to Sulphur Springs Independent School District Superintendent Mike Lamb. As a whole enrollment at SSISD is down from 4,380 in September 2020 to 4,323 in January 2021. The 2020 counts are below the 4,420 students enrolled in SSISD in 2019, as well. SSISD logo...

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SSISD To Offer Telemedicine Services For Students
Feb10

SSISD To Offer Telemedicine Services For Students

Sulphur Springs Independent School District will soon be offering telemedicine services for students. District trustees this week gave approval to the proposal to utilize Hazel Health telemedicine services at no cost to the district and, at least initially, no out-of- pocket cost to students. SSISD logo SSISD Assistant Superintendent Kristin Monk explained that Hazel Health is currently working with funding sources to cover copays and...

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Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment
Oct20

Updates Given On SSISD COVID-19 Cases, Enrollment

Sulphur Springs ISD administrators provided updates Monday evening on COVID-19 cases and enrollment in Virtual Academy and face-to-face learning. COVID-19 Cases Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams reported the district has had a total of 78 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, 46 students and 32 staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19 since school started on Sept. 1. He acknowledged that there were some cases before...

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City, County Recognized For Sharing CARES Funds For Devices For SSISD Students
Oct20

City, County Recognized For Sharing CARES Funds For Devices For SSISD Students

The city and county were recognized by Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees and administrators Monday evening for CARES Act fund contributions for devices for SSISD students. “We have the wonderful honor of being able to recognize the City of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County for contributions to the Sulphur Springs Independent School District,” SSISD Board of Trustees President Robert Cody said...

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Overall Enrollment At SSISD Down Slightly 2 Weeks Into 2020-21 Year
Sep17

Overall Enrollment At SSISD Down Slightly 2 Weeks Into 2020-21 Year

Lamar 3rd Graders, SSHS Juniors Have Highest Grade Level Percentages Of Virtual Academy Enrollment Enrollment was down slightly at Sulphur Springs ISD for the 2020-21 school year, with 4,380 students enrolled at SSISD, attending either face-to-face classes on the district’s 8 campuses or Virtual Academy as of the second week of classes, Sulphur Springs Superintendent Michael Lamb reported this week. That’s 40 fewer students attending...

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SSISD Trustees Approve 2020 Tax Rate, 9 Personnel Changes, Budget Amendments
Aug29

SSISD Trustees Approve 2020 Tax Rate, 9 Personnel Changes, Budget Amendments

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees during a special called noon meeting Friday, Aug. 28, approved budget amendments, 9 personnel changes, the SSISD 2020 tax rate and the Virtual Academy plan. SSISD 2020 Tax Rate SSISD Tax Assessor Collector Sandra Gibby recommended a SSISD 2020 tax rate of $1.251380 per $100 cash valuation of property within SSISD, with $0.9409 of that rate going toward the local maintenance fund for daily...

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SSISD Offers Free Grab & Go Meals Aug. 17-28 For Students
Aug14

SSISD Offers Free Grab & Go Meals Aug. 17-28 For Students

SSISD Makes Announcements Regarding Bus Hub; Education Rights, Responsibilities During COVID-19; YMCA After School Program Sulphur Springs Independent School District administrators this week have made announcements regarding a free meals for students new bus hub policy, educational rights and responsibility during COVID-19 and the YMCA After School program. Bus Hub Policy In an effort to provide the safest environment for bus riders,...

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SSISD COVID-19 Mitigation, Back to School Plans Now Available
Aug12

SSISD COVID-19 Mitigation, Back to School Plans Now Available

Monday evening August 10th, 2020, Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams Monday updated trustees on the SSISD COVID-19 mitigation plan. The plan is updated as new guidelines and requirements are announced at the state and national level. SSISD logo The plan outlines prevention, response and mitigation. Staff will self screen and parents are to screen their children daily for COVID-19 symptom or potential COVID-19...

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SSISD Pushes Start Of Classes Back To Sept. 1
Jul24

SSISD Pushes Start Of Classes Back To Sept. 1

SSISD trustees Thursday evening approved an amended 2020-21 school calendar that pushes the start of classes back from Aug. 18 to Sept. 1, and extends school hours on all campuses and all grades. Reasons for Calendar Changes This year will be different just as the spring semester was unique due to COVID-19. New guidelines released by Texas Education Agency and UIL since the July 13 meeting factored into the new calendar as did...

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Trustees Asked To Consider  Amending 2020-2021 SSISD Calendar At July 23 Meeting
Jul23

Trustees Asked To Consider Amending 2020-2021 SSISD Calendar At July 23 Meeting

A special meeting of Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees has been called for 6 p.m. July 23, with only two items on the agenda. The trustees will be asked to consider amending the 2020-2021 SSISD calendar and consider any personnel items presented since their last meeting. Superintendent Michael Lamb on July 13 presented a working outline of the district’s plans to reopen school, with in-person classes or a Virtual Academy in...

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