SHISD Mid-Week Message

Promoting Great Things in a Great School District

The Impact of Teachers

When I talk with the Spring Hill community about what makes SHISD such a great school district, the conversation always comes back to teachers. As I reflect on the Thanksgiving holiday, I remember the difference teachers made in my life and my own two children's lives. Sometimes we get caught up in the day to day happenings and forget the long term impact teachers have on the students. After all, school is a busy place and teachers work non-stop all day long. Teachers don't always stop to think about the impact that they have on students. Whether it is the lesson, the advice, the smile and warm greeting each day, a compliment when it is needed most, or that extra help the student needed at just the right time, teachers make a difference. So parents and students, when you are out looking for that perfect Christmas gift for your child's favorite teacher, sometimes a handwritten note of thanks is the best gift (gift cards work too!). - Steve Snell


Kudos


  • Congratulations to the first group of SHISD employees to take the very first Heartsaver course offered here at Spring Hill! The following employees that attended class on November 14th passed with flying colors, and are now officially certified in CPR : Natalie Mercer, Taylor Clark, Kris Wardlaw, Dawn Stewart, Susan Bilnoski and Susan Baker. Thanks to each of you for being brave enough to be my first class on campus! - Jaymie Walton

SH Education Foundation Designer Handbag Bingo

It was Ladies Night (and one gentleman) at the Spring Hill High School cafeteria on November 15, when more than 200 friends played bingo for a chance to win designer purses. The event, hosted by Spring Hill Education Foundation, raised $9200 to support the Grants for Teachers this year. In addition to the 10 games of regular bingo, everyone had a chance to purchase an extra card for a round of blackout to win a Louis Vuitton Eva Crossbody bag, valued at $795. Bingo winners took home designer handbags, and between games, door prizes were given out. Prizes were provided by Lindsay & Henry Robinson, Bubba’s 33, Fuzzy’s Taco, Fabulous Cookies, and Cowboy Chicken.


John Borens, SHISD School Board member, was our emcee for the evening. Game sponsors included Cherokee Directional Drilling, Neighbors ER and Nicole Bodenheimer. Handbag sponsors were Sunsational 360 Spa, Noon & Associates Real Estate, Ramsey Realty Group, East Texas Speech Therapy, Ben & Deena Shelton, Darrell & Leslie Paull, and David & Natalie Lynch. On the Border provided salsa and chips that went great with food provided by Hospitality Health ER and McAlister’s and the fruit tray from Chick Fil A. Hospitality Health ER did an outstanding job arranging refreshments for the event! For dessert, participants enjoyed SmallCakes (a cupcakery) and could add a cup of specialty coffee from the Coffee Mill to go with it. Other donations to complete the refreshments were contributed by Neighborhood Walmart, Brookshire’s – Spring Hill, and Made-Rite.


A special thank you to all that came out to support the event. We appreciate the SH High School Student Council students that helped with modeling and working with us throughout the evening. We even had an extra model show up……..Mr. Steven Snell, our Superintendent! This was our first Designer Handbag Bingo, but from the response we had, it won’t be our last. It was a fun-filled fabulous night to raise money for our teachers! - Patti Miller, Director of the Spring Hill Education Foundation

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7th Grade WAVE Program

The 7th grade Wave students took a trip to Newgate Mission. While there, the students helped serve a meal, packed lunch sacks for the holiday, and hung winter coats. I am so proud of our students' willingness to serve! Pictures below.
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Basketball is in Full Swing

Check www.shpanthernation.org for updates

Sports Teams Updates:


  • The Lady Panther Golf Team got off to a great start today placing 2nd as a team at the Hallsville fall tournament at Wood Hollow. Zoe Mayfield was the first place medalist shooting a 3 over 73. Great job ladies!
  • Varsity basketball beat Tatum 85-70
  • Varsity Lady Panthers beat Tatum 53-41

SH StuCo. Love this picture!

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Panther Nation - Get the APP!!

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Panther Nation,

Want to get updates before, during, and post game wrap ups? Download the VNN app and customize to your liking. Below are the 3 easy steps to Panther updates:


  • Go to the app store and download the VNN app.
  • Then open and search for Spring Hill ISD.
  • Once you have SHISD, you can customize the app to get updates from your favorite SH athletic teams grades 7-12.

It's that easy.

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