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Sulphur Springs ISD String Orchestra Offers A Virtual Winter Concert
Dec19

Sulphur Springs ISD String Orchestra Offers A Virtual Winter Concert

Sulphur Springs ISD String Orchestra Director Hannah Kirby opted to have her students perform a winter concert, but instead of a live in-person performance is hosting A Virtual Winter Concert. This will allow the school to observe COVID-19 precautions at the performance venue while welcoming as many people who want to attend at their convenience. The program features beginner, intermediate and high school orchestras as well as a few...

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SSMS Orchestra Christmas Concert Showcased Strings
Dec14

SSMS Orchestra Christmas Concert Showcased Strings

Story and Photo Slide Show by Allison Bledsoe The Sulphur Springs High School and Middle School Orchestras showcased their stringed skills on Tuesday night. In the newly renovated auditorium, the musicians played pieces that reflected the holiday spirit and the advancements they have made during the semester.  Several students were presented with Level Mastery Certificates from their check-off charts. Mr. Zander Smith, Orchestra...

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SSISD Spring Strings Program Concert Slated May 6
May05

SSISD Spring Strings Program Concert Slated May 6

The Sulphur Springs Strings Program Spring Concert is slated May 6, at 7 p.m. at Hopkins County Civic Center. “We will be performing music from the Legend of Zelda games! The beginners will perform, then the intermediate class, then the high schoolers,” said Strings Instructor Hannah Kirby. “Everyone is welcome to attend and support our Sulphur Springs String Orchestra Program!” The SSISD String Orchestra...

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10 SSHS Strings Students Earn High Marks, 1 Advances To State Solo & Ensemble Competition
Mar06

10 SSHS Strings Students Earn High Marks, 1 Advances To State Solo & Ensemble Competition

Sulphur springs High School Strings students competed in and earned high marks at Solo and Ensemble competition, one ranking high enough to qualify to compete at the state level. Sulphur Springs High School Strings students Saul Mireles-Yanez, Ricardo Chavarria, Gavin Patrick, Abel Chavarria, Natalya Allen, Aaliyah Valles, Juliet Olivo, Gisselle Garcia, Ethan Rowell and Johnathan Gloar competed in Solo & Ensemble competition....

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SSISD Strings Students To Perform Totally ’80s Concert April 13 On the Square
Apr10

SSISD Strings Students To Perform Totally ’80s Concert April 13 On the Square

Does thinking about the 1980s, make you nostalgic for all of the wild colors and prints, not to mention the big hair and cassette tapes? Or maybe you’re too young to remember the 1980s, but really enjoy the rad music? Are you a supporter of the fine arts in schools? You are exactly the ones the SSISD Strings Booster Club is looking for this Saturday evening as they host a Springs Fling on Celebration Plaza, featuring the sounds...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Fine Arts Department Gearing Up For Busy Month
Dec04

Sulphur Springs ISD Fine Arts Department Gearing Up For Busy Month

The Sulphur Springs Independent School District Fine Arts students kicked off their annual “Sights and Sounds of the Season” schedule this week with seven performances. The Jazz Band Jump Started the holidays with performances Tuesday at Alliance Bank and Wednesday at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab; they have three more performances scheduled this week in the community. The high school band, drill team and Lamar second...

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SSISD Board Interact With 6-Year Old Students During November Session
Nov13

SSISD Board Interact With 6-Year Old Students During November Session

It was another interactive night for the Sulphur Springs School Board as 6-year old students from Barbara Bush Primary, assisted by Janelle Safford, presented App Smashing using the Chatter Pix and See Saw apps. Students showed board members how to create in one app by drawing and coloring a turkey and moving the finished creation to the second app. In other action, the board heard the Financial Accountability Rating for 2017-2018 and...

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The Biggest Flag Waving Event in Sulphur Springs: Don’t Miss Independence Concert Saturday June 30 at 8pm
Jun28

The Biggest Flag Waving Event in Sulphur Springs: Don’t Miss Independence Concert Saturday June 30 at 8pm

During a KSST Morning Show interview, Alliance Bank President Tom Sellers invited the entire community to be present for a group celebration of our nation’s birthday on Celebration Plaza, downtown Sulphur Springs, on Saturday June 30, 2018. The music will start at 8pm and the fireworks will follow the concert at dark. Alliance Bank has been a sponsor for all 27 years of the local concert’s history, and in recent years, a...

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Behind the Scenes: Sulphur Springs Symphony League
Jun24

Behind the Scenes: Sulphur Springs Symphony League

As many people know, the Annual Independence Day Concert is coming up on July 1st, but what goes on behind the scenes to make this amazing event possible? KSST sat down with Linda Galligher, member of the Sulphur Springs Symphony League to discuss the history of the league and the upcoming concert. The Northeast Texas Symphony Association (NETSA) was founded years ago and turned into the Sulphur Springs Symphony League (SSSL)....

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Crouch Named Texas Music Scholar
May16

Crouch Named Texas Music Scholar

Chase Crouch, a sophomore at Sulphur Springs High School, will be honored as a Texas Music Scholar at a ceremony during the Sulphur Springs High School Fine Arts Showcase Tuesday night May 16, 2017 in the SSHS Auditorium, according to the Texas Music Educators Association. The Texas Music Scholar Award designates students in high school music programs who exemplify attributes of meritorious performance in the areas of scholarship,...

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