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Administrators Outline The 2 Back To School Learning Options For SSISD Students In 2020-21 School Year
Jul14

Administrators Outline The 2 Back To School Learning Options For SSISD Students In 2020-21 School Year

Parents Need To Complete Online Registration Soon, Will Be Asked To Select Full Time On-Campus Or Virtual Academy Schooling One of the big questions for educators and families has been what to expect for the 2020-2021 school year, which is still scheduled to begin on Aug. 18 for Sulphur Springs Independent School District students, with staff returning for professional development days on Aug. 6. SSISD Director of Curriculum Lisa...

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Parents Asked To Complete SSISD Back To School Survey
Jul01

Parents Asked To Complete SSISD Back To School Survey

Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Michael Lamb on June 29 posted a letter with the district’s plans for the 2020-21 school year, a work in progress due to the changes related to COVID-19. Today, parents received a request to help shape that plan by completing a SSISD back to school instructional survey, to better aid administrators and staff in preparing for the 2020-21 school year. “This survey is designed to learn more...

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SSISD Issues Statement Regarding Fall School Term
Jun29

SSISD Issues Statement Regarding Fall School Term

Sulphur Springs Independent School District issued the first communications to community members regarding the fall school term. While there are as yet many unknowns, Superintendent Michael Lamb assures parents the district will have plans in place to educate all students in the 2020-21 school year, including in-person and virtual programs, but capacity on buses as well as on campus will likely be two of the biggest challenges...

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Some Local Students Experienced Technical Issues When Attempting To Take STAAR Tests
Apr06

Some Local Students Experienced Technical Issues When Attempting To Take STAAR Tests

TEA Reports Varied State-Wide Connectivity Issues With The STAAR Online Testing Platform State testing days can be a tense time for students as well as teaches and parents tasked with preparing students for and administering the tests. On Tuesday, the first of five scheduled state testing days, some students taking the state fourth grade writing, seventh grade writing and English I exams felt that strain even more due to what Texas...

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Sulphur Springs ISD To Receive Additional Funding For Connectivity
Sep02

Sulphur Springs ISD To Receive Additional Funding For Connectivity

Sulphur Springs ISD and Sulphur Bluff ISD are among many school districts across Texas that have taken advantage of money funneled through the state to help with technology and connectivity purchases related to COVID-19. Sulphur Springs ISD will receive additional funding for connectivity. SSISD logo SSISD trustees this summer agreed to the purchase of 600 iPads and 100 AT&T hotspots to ensure district students have access to...

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5 Of 6 Hopkins County School Districts Reporting COVID-19 Cases, Confirm Classes Still Being Held On Campus
Aug27

5 Of 6 Hopkins County School Districts Reporting COVID-19 Cases, Confirm Classes Still Being Held On Campus

While 5 of the 6 Hopkins County school districts have reported at least one positive case of COVID-19, all except 1 were confirmed to have classes are still being held on campus today, despite rumors to the contrary. Sulphur Springs ISD is also moving forward with plans for class to begin Sept. 1 on scheduled. Como-Pickton CISD Como-Pickton Superintendent Greg Bower said the district as of Thursday morning has had only one student who...

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Sulphur Springs ISD Welcome The Wildcats Events Scheduled Aug. 24-28
Aug23

Sulphur Springs ISD Welcome The Wildcats Events Scheduled Aug. 24-28

Sulphur Springs ISD Welcome the Wildcats events are scheduled the week of Aug. 24-28, to help ready students for the start of classes on Sept. 1.. Registration must be completed for all students, prior to Welcome the Wildcats. Elementary Parents of elementary students are encouraged to “drive through” the appropriate “Welcome the Wildcats” event location to familiarize themselves and their student with the location of the campus, meet...

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SSHS Back To School Device Prep Slated Aug. 24-28
Aug07

SSHS Back To School Device Prep Slated Aug. 24-28

Sulphur Springs High School students should plan to visit the campus on their designated day Aug. 24-28 to have their device updated. SSHS device prep applies to all students, both those opting for the virtual academy and those attending face-to-face classes on campus. All virtual academy students are asked to report to the school to return their devices to school sometime between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. either Aug. 24 or Aug. 25. Students...

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Area School Districts Are Reporting Start Dates
Jul29

Area School Districts Are Reporting Start Dates

SSISD: This week, a video address by Superintendent Michael Lamb informed families of Sulphur Springs ISD about the September 1 start date and other start-of-school plans in place. The address was thorough and quite informative about the dual learning options to be offered this Fall, both Face-to-Face classroom instruction and the Virtual Academy. The address also pointed out to parents the pressing need to submit their selection of...

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