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PJC-Sulphur Springs Blood Drive Collects 21 Units
Feb13

PJC-Sulphur Springs Blood Drive Collects 21 Units

BLOOD DRIVE The Blend Club, a service organization on the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus, sponsored a blood drive this week that was conducted by Carter Bloodcare. According to Lanie Wright of Carter, the drive was highly successful, exceeding their goal by collecting 21 units! Wright added, “Congrats and thank you so much — this helped tremendously while we are battling the flu outbreak.” Above, Jason Gregory of the Fire Academy...

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SSHS FCCLA Students Advance to State
Feb12

SSHS FCCLA Students Advance to State

Several Sulphur Springs High School students in FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), advanced to state competition at the Region III FCCLA Meeting in Waco this past weekend. Twenty-three students took part in the competition. State qualifiers include Zoe Wilson who took second place in Career Investigation and Mia Hicks who was first in Career Investigation, Senior Division. In Culinary competition, the team of Ana...

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Como-Pickton SkillsUSA Competes in District 5, Qualifies for State
Feb12

Como-Pickton SkillsUSA Competes in District 5, Qualifies for State

Como-Pickton SkillsUSA members competed in the District 5 competition at TSTC Waco, February 8-9th. CP SkillUSA members Katie Morgan and Summer Gilbreath competed in the Construction Trades Tool Identification contest, with Summer received a gold metal, placing 1st and Katie placed 4th overall. Both will advance to the state contest. (Pictured Summer Gilbreath.) Katie and Summer also exhibited an Epoxy River End Table and received a...

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SSISD Board Tours Career Technology Classrooms; Hear Reports on Schools, Legislative Funding and Policies; Set March 11-15 as Public School Week; Make Personnel Changes
Feb12

SSISD Board Tours Career Technology Classrooms; Hear Reports on Schools, Legislative Funding and Policies; Set March 11-15 as Public School Week; Make Personnel Changes

School Board members and SSISD Administrative staff tour Career and Technology Education Classrooms during board meeting Tuesday. February is Career and Technology Education Month. Sulphur Spring School Board celebrated the event with a tour of the career and technology courses taught at Sulphur Springs High School as well as conducting the regular business of hearing reports and taking action on various items. Jenny Arledge, Career...

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A&M-Commerce Launches Pride Promise PLUS Tuition Assistance Program
Feb11

A&M-Commerce Launches Pride Promise PLUS Tuition Assistance Program

COMMERCE, TX—A&M-Commerce recently launched Pride Promise PLUS, a tuition assistance program intended to help remove financial barriers and make a college education accessible to all students. The program pays tuition that is not covered by other forms of financial aid, including grants, scholarships, exemptions, benefits and waivers. Pride Promise PLUS is open to freshmen and transfer students with a 3.0 or greater GPA and...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees Meet Monday
Feb09

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees Meet Monday

Sulphur Springs School Board meets in a February regular session Monday, February 11, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the Library at Sulphur Springs High School. I. CALL TO ORDER: Invocation Pledges led by High School CTE students II. FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS: Announcement by the President whether a quorum is present, that the meeting had been duly called and that the notice of the meeting had been posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings...

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24 SSHS Band Members Qualify for State at Regional Solo and Ensemble Contest
Feb08

24 SSHS Band Members Qualify for State at Regional Solo and Ensemble Contest

The Wildcats’ band had 24 students qualify for State at the Region 4 Solo and Ensemble Band Contest held Thursday (February 7) at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. 61 Wildcats band students competed and 40 earned First Division ratings. Students who memorized their music and earned a First Division rating qualified for state. SSHS Band Students qualify for State at Region 4 Solo and Ensemble Band Contest Wildcats soloists...

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North Hopkins Panthers, Lady Panthers Honor Seniors
Feb07

North Hopkins Panthers, Lady Panthers Honor Seniors

North Hopkins High School held their annual basketball senior night on Tuesday, February 5th. Seniors recognized on the varsity panthers girl basketball team were player Kayla Smith and Manager Kyria Davidson. The North Hopkins boy basketball team recognized players Evan Lewis, Victorino Rojo, Bryson Sims, Caleb Wyatt, Blane Hocutt, Branson Thomas, and Johnny Smith. The JV and Varsity boys played that night against Campbell. The JV...

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PJC Announces Fall Graduates
Feb07

PJC Announces Fall Graduates

Paris Junior College is pleased to release the certified roll of graduates from the fall graduation ceremony held Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, in the Hunt Center. This was the sixth year for the fall ceremony that became necessary as the number of graduates continued to grow. Fall 2018 graduation at Paris Junior College featured a full house in the Hunt Center, with over 200 graduates. This is the sixth fall graduation PJC has held, since...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Break Time
Feb06

PJC-Sulphur Springs Break Time

BREAK TIME The arrival of a container of fresh popcorn at the PJC-Sulphur Springs campus signaled it was break time. Enjoying the popcorn are, from left to right, are student Emily Nance, Coordinator of Student Activities Taylor Locker, and student Selina...

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