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Sulphur Springs ISD School Board Briefs from October 19th, 2020 Regular Meeting




A regular meeting of the Sulphur Springs ISD school board was held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, Monday, October 19, 2020.


No one requested to address the Board.

Josh Williams reported on current COVID-19 data in the district and Supt. Michael Lamb updated the board on enrollment numbers.


Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom and City of Sulphur Springs Mayor John Sellers and City Manager Marc Maxwell were presented certificates of appreciation in recognition of the County’s and City’s contribution of CARES Act funds towards the purchase of technology devices for the benefit of SSISD students.

A report on Educational Performance of Bilingual/ESL Program for the 2019-2020 school year was given by Craig Toney.

A report was given of Red Ribbon Week activities.  Red Ribbon Week will be observed in SSISD the week of October 26 – October 29.

Board members were provided with copies of the following Head Start items for informational purposes:

  • Director’s Report for August/September
  • Policy Council Minutes for September
  • Financial Report for September
  • COVID Financial Report for September

Board members received required Head Start governmental body training via a PowerPoint presentation sent under separate cover.



Along with routine matters, the board approved the following:

Robbin Vaughn as school board representative to the Head Start Policy Council for 2020-2021.

Membership renewal in the Walsh, Gallegos, Trevino, Russo & Kyle, PC legal retainer program.




Retirement notification (eff. at end of 1st semester)

Belinda Perdue              Title I Aide                                 Lamar Primary



Alma Ramirez                Campus Secretary                     Travis Primary

Jane Claypool               At Risk Aide                              Middle School

Chainie Collins              SpEd Teacher                           Austin Academic Center


New personnel

Misty Cline                    Title I Aide                                 Lamar Primary

Ashley Gilstrap              SpEd Aide                                High School

Ronald Jackson                        SpEd Aide                                High School

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