Day, Evening Nurse Aide Classes at PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus
Jan02

Day, Evening Nurse Aide Classes at PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus

Two nurse aide classes to accommodate both daytime and evening students will begin Jan. 22 at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus. A daytime class, to be taught by Kristi Schultz, will begin on Jan. 22 and conclude on Feb. 22. The classes will meet from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The nighttime classed will begin on Jan. 22 and conclude on March 5. The class will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and...

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Winter Fun at SSISD Campuses
Dec21

Winter Fun at SSISD Campuses

The Early Childhood Learning Center and SS Middle School celebrated the last day of school before holiday break on Thursday, December 21st. The Middle School held their Wildcat Pride Assembly at 9:30 am. The cheer team was decked out in festive sweaters and the band and orchestra played classic Christmas tunes. The students were excited as they filled in to watch the festivities. Wildcat Pride winners were recognized and top readers...

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SSISD Sets Early Dismissal Thursday as Holiday Begins
Dec15

SSISD Sets Early Dismissal Thursday as Holiday Begins

All students in Sulphur Springs schools will be dismissed early Thursday, December 21 for the Christmas-New Year Holiday. Buses will run approximately three hours earlier, leaving the hub around 12:45 p.m. and begin afternoon...

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Ten Wildcat Band Members Qualify for All-Region Band; Five Advance to Area
Dec12

Ten Wildcat Band Members Qualify for All-Region Band; Five Advance to Area

Ten members of the Wildcats’ band qualified for the All-Region Band at tryouts last Friday at North Lamar High School in Paris. The ten students qualified for 11 spots since Celeste Leeds-Laliberte made it for both flute and piccolo. She will go forward on the flute. Five of the students qualified for Area competition on January 13 in Richardson, where they have the chance to qualify for state. Band Director Charles McCauley...

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SSISD Board Hears Reports; Approves Personnel Changes
Dec12

SSISD Board Hears Reports; Approves Personnel Changes

Monday morning, Sulphur Springs School Board heard a number of reports and approved personal changes during their December meeting. Sulphur Springs School District Financial Accountability Rating for 2016-2017 is a perfect rating of “Superior” and the District auditors, Rutherford, Taylor and Company, stated the district  received the best opinion or “Unmodified”. The board approved the 2017-2018 District Improvement Plan and the TASB...

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SSISD Foundation Awards $27,519 in Teacher Grants
Dec12

SSISD Foundation Awards $27,519 in Teacher Grants

The SSISD Education Foundation recently awarded $27,519 in teacher grants. The recipients were: Talisha Harris and Sylvia Ramos: $1200 for Echale Ganas! Bilingual tutoring connecting high school dual language speakers with Travis Primary bilingual students to provide academic assistance and positive role models. Tammy Burnside, Chelsea Holcomb, Emily Simpson, Maricela Resendez, Kristen Downs, Mary Surber, Kori Reed, Whitney Helffrich,...

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PJC Nears Fall Graduation
Dec11

PJC Nears Fall Graduation

Delivery of caps and gowns signals the end of the fall semester at Paris Junior College, as does an increase in the number of students studying for next week’s final exams. The fall graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. in the Hunt Athletic Center in Paris on Friday, Dec. 15. Students should arrive at the Rheudasil Learning Center by 6 p.m. Family and friends are encouraged to arrive early to find seating in the Hunt...

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Book Fair To Be Held At Como-Pickton Elementary Library
Dec10

Book Fair To Be Held At Como-Pickton Elementary Library

Reading is the most important skill you can teach a child. Giving kids access to good books and the opportunity to choose books will motivate them to read more. Not to mention, books make wonderful Christmas gifts! The Como-Pickton Elementary Library is hosting their annual Scholastic Book Fair Monday, December 11th through Friday, December 15th – 8:00am – 3:30pm. They will have extended hours on Thursday the 14th, 8:00am...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Announces Winner of Class Inspired Christmas Ornament Contest
Dec08
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Wildcats at Union Grove
Dec07

Wildcats at Union Grove

The Wildcats’ basketball team is competing in the three-day Union Grove Chick-fil-A Tournament that gets underway Thursday. Pool play is taking place Thursday. The Wildcats are in a pool with former district foe Longview and Wichita Falls. The Wildcats game against Longview started at 11:40 a.m. They play Wichita Falls at 3:40 p.m. Both games are in the Union Grove High School Gym. Twelve teams are in the field. District foe...

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