Wildcats and Mount Pleasant Play To 14-14 Tie In 3 Quarter Scrimmage At The Prim Thursday Night
Sep17

Wildcats and Mount Pleasant Play To 14-14 Tie In 3 Quarter Scrimmage At The Prim Thursday Night

In a 3-quarter football scrimmage that reminded Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens of the old Clint Eastwood spaghetti western “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly,” the Wildcats and Mount Pleasant battled to a 14-14 tie at Gerald Prim Stadium Thursday night. Wildcats logo The Wildcats offense got off to a great start scoring the first two times they had the ball. The Wildcats had the opening drive of the game and went 75 yards for a...

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3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD Campuses
Sep17

3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For SSISD Campuses

By Ross LaBenske Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams over the past three days received information regarding 3 additional COVID-19 cases reported for SSISD campuses. SSISD logo On Sept. 17, Williams reported a student who was lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 was present at Douglass ECLC during the week of Sept. 7-11. On Sept. 11, a Sulphur Springs Middle School student was lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. The...

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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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Sulphur Springs ISD Board Approved 2 Personnel Changes, SHAC Membership
Sep16

Sulphur Springs ISD Board Approved 2 Personnel Changes, SHAC Membership

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees, in addition to receiving updates on the School Health Advisory Council, also approved 2 personnel changes, the recommended list of SHAC members, and addressed items related to 4-H and the Extension Agents during their regular September meeting. The school board also considered a petition asking the county to abandon or close a portion of County Road 3602. SSISD logo Personnel Matters Suphur...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Comes Up Just Short At Greenville In Season Opener, 3-2
Sep15

Lady Cats Volleyball Comes Up Just Short At Greenville In Season Opener, 3-2

The Greenville Lady Lions just squeaked by the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats Volleyball Team, 3-2 in a competitive five-set match that marked the season opener for both teams late Tuesday afternoon, September 15, in Greenville. Sulphur Springs Lady Cats vs. Greenville (Photo by Sheri Looney) The Lady Cats got off to a fine start taking a solid, 25-17 win in set one. Sadie Washburn and Addison Wall were strong at the net in that set. Then,...

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Chapter 313 Agreement Sought From SSISD For Bright Arrow Solar, LLC
Sep15

Chapter 313 Agreement Sought From SSISD For Bright Arrow Solar, LLC

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Monday evening received an application from a group seeking a Chapter 313 agreement for Bright Arrow Solar LLC, a proposed solar farm which would be located in the northwestern part of SSISD. As is procedure in such matters, the 6 school trustees present reported signed an acknowledgement declaring no conflict of interest in the solar project. Craig Roberts was absent from...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Saw Good Things And Bad At Saturday Home Scrimmage
Sep14

Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Saw Good Things And Bad At Saturday Home Scrimmage

After the Lady Cats Volleyball Team scrimmaged Greenville, Princeton and Forney Saturday, September 12, at the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School, Lady Cats Coach Bailey Dorner commented on things positive and negative. Coach Dorner said the Lady Cats served well at times and had some good blocks and digs. She said she would have liked her team to play better defense. Coach Dorner said there were times the Lady Cats did not read...

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Update On COVID-19 Cases Reported At County Schools
Sep14

Update On COVID-19 Cases Reported At County Schools

Several county schools have posted notifications regarding additional cases of COVID-19 among employees and students. novel coronavirus 2019 Como-Pickton CISD as of the last campus update reported there were 4 active student cases and one active staff cases. Fourteen students and two staff members who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered and returned to classes/work. Cumby ISD has posted no new cases since Aug. 20. Both...

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3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses
Sep14

3 Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported For Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses

Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams over the weekend received information regarding 3 additional COVID-19 case reported for SSISD campuses. SSISD logo On Sept. 11, another Sulphur Springs High School student was lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. The student was reported to have been present at SSHS during the first week of school. The student is at least the third high school students confirmed to have COVID-19...

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Class Brings Music to PJC
Sep14

Class Brings Music to PJC

SULPHUR SPRINGS — PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Music Instructor Richard Shanks brought a variety of musical instruments to his class recently to give Angel Cedilla, left, Gage Baughman and other class members an opportunity to see what produces the music they hear every day.  Social distancing is being practiced in all classrooms, like Instructor Shanks’s lecture shown above. Call PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Campus at...

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