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SSISD School Board Meeting 3/5/18 Board Brief



A regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs ISD school board was held on Monday,

March 5, 2018.




No one requested to address the Board.


The Hopkins County Marine Corps League presented Harold Smithson and students a certificate of appreciation for the 246 crosses they built for Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day ceremonies.




Laci Ragan presented a video highlight of the ECLC reading program via Flipgrid.


Kristin Monk and Josh Williams gave updates of elementary and secondary campuses and programs.


Michael Lamb presented a safety and security update.


The following Head Start items were presented to the Board for informational purposes only: Head Start Director’s Report for February & Policy Council Minutes for February.




Along with routine matters, the following were approved:


Ordinance 1-18 canceling the May 5, 2018 election and declaring unopposed candidates Jason Dietze & Kerry Wright elected to new 3-year terms, effective May 1, 2018.


Head Start Director to apply for continuation and refunding of Head Start program.


Interlocal Agreement between Region VIII ESC and SSISD for continued participation in The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS).


Engagement Letter with Rutherford, Taylor & Co., P.C., for audit of fiscal year ending August 31, 2018.


Application for TEA Low Attendance Day Waivers for the District, Lamar Primary, and Travis Primary.


2018-2019 school calendar.


TASB Localized Policy Manual Update 110.






One-year employment contract extensions to recommended professional certified instructional administrative personnel and administrative support services personnel presently employed under two-year contracts.



Resignations – * denotes early notification of retirement at end of school year


Chelsea Holcomb                Kindergarten Teacher                     ECLC

*Danette Sears                     SpEd (PPCD) Teacher                   ECLC

*Rhonda Brock                     Grade 2 Teacher                              Travis

*Robin Steed                                    Math Intervention                             Douglas

Jennifer Roberts                  English Teacher                              Middle School

Rachel Robinson                English Teacher                              Middle School

*Sonya Smith                       Bus Driver                                         Dist-wide


New Personnel


Bruce Lockhart                     Technology Specialist                    Admin Bldg

Britni Johnson                      Kindergarten Teacher                     ECLC

Johanna Vasquez               Campus Secretary                           SS Elementary






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