Cumby ISD Trustees Expected To Call For Bond Election At Aug. 15 Meeting
Aug14

Cumby ISD Trustees Expected To Call For Bond Election At Aug. 15 Meeting

Cumby ISD facilities committee members Bobby Yarbrough, Joe Salinas and Jimmy Helfferich discuss curing a community meeting different points for school improvements if a school bond is passed in November. Cumby ISD Board of Trustees are expected to call for a bond election at their Aug. 15 meeting. Cumby Independent School District Board of Trustees are expected to meet for three different sessions on Thursday. During on, the school...

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Blood Drive Planned Friday At Sulphur Springs High School
Aug14

Blood Drive Planned Friday At Sulphur Springs High School

Sulphur Springs ISD will be having a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, in Sulphur Springs High School Conference Center. For more information, contact Kristin Monk at 903-885-2153, ext. 1107.

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SSISD Tax Rate Will Be 7 Cents Lower; General, Food & Debt Service Budgets Approved
Aug14

SSISD Tax Rate Will Be 7 Cents Lower; General, Food & Debt Service Budgets Approved

Sulphur Springs ISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw discusses the proposed 2019-2020 budget with SSISD trustees during their regular Aug. meeting. Sulphur Springs Independent School District this week approved a reduced tax rate as well as a balanced if tight general fund budget, with only $776 expected to be left at the end of the year in the general fund budget based on 2019-20 expected revenues and expenses. The tax rate for the...

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North Hopkins ISD Holds Inauguration Breakfast For Campus Police Department
Aug14

North Hopkins ISD Holds Inauguration Breakfast For Campus Police Department

Noth Hopkins ISD Police Chief Kelly Wiser addresses the staff and guests during the “inauguration” of the police department Aug. 13 at NHISD. Staff, trustees and members of the law enforcement community gathered Tuesday morning in North Hopkins Independent School District cafeteria to officially welcome Kelly Wiser as the new police chief for the school district. “This is a very special occasion, the official...

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SSISD Offers Free Breakfast, Lunch For All Students in Grades Pre-K through 5 for 2019/2020 School Year
Aug14

SSISD Offers Free Breakfast, Lunch For All Students in Grades Pre-K through 5 for 2019/2020 School Year

Free Meals for Douglass, Bush, Bowie, Lamar, Travis, and SSES Students 08/12/2019 The Sulphur Springs Independent School District, Child Nutrition Department is announcing a change to its policy for serving meals to children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for DOUGLASS ECLC, BARBARA BUSH, BOWIE, LAMAR, TAVIS AND SSES for the school year 2019-2020. These schools qualify to operate the...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Loses Pair of Road Matches Tuesday
Aug14

Wildcats Team Tennis Loses Pair of Road Matches Tuesday

It was a tough day on the road for Wildcats Team Tennis Tuesday, August 13th as they lost a couple of matches. The Wildcats day began in Hallsville against a former district foe. The Bobcats took at 16-3 win. The Wildcats then faced Spring Hill Tuesday afternoon and the Panthers got a 13-6 win. The Wildcats are now 1-6 for the season. They will play in a Whitehouse tournament on Thursday and Friday.

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Lady Cats Volleyball Team Drops Road Match at McKinney North, 3-1 Tuesday
Aug14

Lady Cats Volleyball Team Drops Road Match at McKinney North, 3-1 Tuesday

Despite looking good in their first set in a road match at McKinney North Tuesday night (August 13), the Lady Cats Volleyball Team had a hard time keeping up with the Lady Bulldogs after that and ended taking a one sided loss. McKinney North won 3-1. Scores were 25-23, 9-25, 12-25 and 14-25. In the first set the Lady Cats jumped out in front 3-0 and never trailed during the set. Perhaps as a harbinger of things to come, the Lady Cats...

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Blue Blazes Drill Team Preparing For Football Season Performances
Aug13

Blue Blazes Drill Team Preparing For Football Season Performances

The 58th line of the Blue Blazes Drill Team of Sulphur Springs High School is working to get ready for this fall’s football game performances. Christie McCullough is beginning her 14th year as Blue Blazes director. Ms. McCullough said the Blazes attended their annual camp the week of July 28-August 2. She said the Blazes are in their second week of practices at high school. There are 36 Blue Blazes this year and about half of...

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Coach Owens Said The First Day Of Football Practice Monday Was A Good One
Aug13

Coach Owens Said The First Day Of Football Practice Monday Was A Good One

Sulphur Springs Wildcats Wildcats Head Football Coach Greg Owens said the Wildcats had a good first day of practice Monday, August 12, inside and outside the Multipurpose Building. After some meetings, the Wildcats spent just a few minutes indoors before heading out to the practice field under a broiling sun with high nineties temperatures. Actually Coach Owens said things felt pretty good on the outside grass. A breeze helped. Coach...

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Volleyball And Team Tennis Are On Tuesday Game Day
Aug13

Volleyball And Team Tennis Are On Tuesday Game Day

There is volleyball and team tennis on this Tuesday, Aug. 13, game day. The Lady Cats will be on the road facing McKinney North. Freshmen and JV teams will play at 5 p.m. The Varsity Lady Cats are scheduled to start at around 6 p.m. The Varsity Lady Cats come in with a record of 6-3. They were 4-3 last weekend at the Garland ISD Volleyball Tournament losing out in the final game of the Challenger Bracket to Carrollton Ranchview, 2-0....

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