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Merry Christmas from Spring Hill ISD Faculty and Staff

Merry Christmas from Spring Hill ISD Faculty and Staff

Christmas Card Winners

Each year Spring Hill ISD hosts a Christmas card contest. A winner is chosen from all four campuses. These cards are copied and distributed throughout the district. We are so proud of our 2019 winners!

The High School Shows off Their "Not So Ugly" Christmas Attire

SHISD Students Perform With the Professional Cast of the Moscow Ballet in The Great Russian Nutcracker

SHISD students were chosen to dance in The Great Russian Nutcracker. They auditioned and earned a roll dancing alongside the full professional Russian cast of the Moscow Ballet. The group performed on November 18th at LeTourneau University's Belcher Center.


Spring Hill girls who were cast:

  • Eliza Bowles
  • Paris Castillo
  • Starlynn Crisler
  • Hannah Fiscus
  • Sunny Kim
  • Anna Martin
  • Lindee Merkel
  • Brynlee Miller
  • Addison Rowland
  • Everly Shelton
  • Presleigh Vargas


Congratulations to you all!

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Dr. Guidry Joins the Pacesetters for a Photo Before They Perform for the Primary at Fabulous Friday

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Pacesetters Perform at Fabulous Friday

High School Panther Basketball Team Delivers Christmas Gifts to Highway 80 Rescue Mission

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High School Student Council Shops for Items for Buckner’s Christmas Store

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SHJH Wave Group Visits Nursing Home

SHJH Wave group visited Heritage Health and Rehabilitation. The students sang Christmas carols and handed out homemade Christmas cards. Reyna Tovar and Joanne Le played carols on their instruments.
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Comfort Suites North Longview Donates $500

A big thank you to Comfort Suites North Longview for their generous gift of $500 for Mrs. Rhodes class. The students in Mrs. Rhodes class have also been invited to have cookies with Santa at the hotel and will be making Christmas ornaments for hotel's Christmas tree.
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Primary Students Spread Christmas Cheer at Buckners Westminster Place

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Primary Campus Celebrates Elf Day

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Grinch Day at the Primary

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Gingerbread Man Visits Primary Campus

The Gingerbread Man made a stop by SH Primary to read The Gingerbread Baby to our kindergarten classes. What a treat!


Sponsored by the Longview WOW Museum

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Primary and Intermediate Students Gather Hats, Mittens, Scarves and Socks for The House of Hope

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Primary Students Write Letters to Santa for the Make a Wish Foundation

Primary students wrote letters to Santa. Each letter sent to Santa will generate a $1.00 donation to the Make a Wish Foundation from Macy's Department Stores.
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Silver Paws Therapy Dogs Visit Primary

The Primary campus had a visit from therapy dogs registered with Silver Paws in Longview. Teachers signed up for times to have a Christmas story read to their class. In intervention classes the dogs help celebrate students that have met their learning goals!!
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Primary Faculty Christmas Party

Panther Alumni Participate in Carmela's Magical Santa Land Treks for Trykes 5K / 1 Mile Run / Walk

Rita Odom, Annette Odom Wolverton, Dennis Jones, and Becky Jones participated in Carmela's Magical Santa Land Trek for Trykes fun run /walk fundraiser to help the AMBUCS Longview Too provide Trykes for children with special needs.


LONGVIEW TOO AMBUCS CLUB IS DEDICATED TO HELPING OUT THOSE WHO NEED IT

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SHISD Welcomes Adrian Knight, Assistant Superintendent of College and Career Readiness

On Monday December 9th the Spring Hill ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Adrian Knight for the position of assistant superintendent of college and career readiness. Mr. Knight currently oversees the Region VII career and technology education program for the entire region. Mr. Knight is a graduate of Spring Hill High School and currently resides within the district.

The Spring Hill Board of Trustees and the district leadership team are very passionate in assuring that our students are fully prepared for the world in which they will enter once they leave the halls of Spring Hill ISD. We also believe that aligning our course offerings to the job demands of East Texas will benefit both our students and the greater Longview area.

With guidance from Mr. Knight our junior high began offering a career explorations class in which they are able to investigate careers while in 8th grade. These students are also learning about the career and technology opportunities they will be able to choose from while in high school.

Recognitions of the Month

Welcome to Our Newest Panther

Introducing Ivy Mae Buchanan

Born 12/11/19

5:52 pm

8lbs

21.5


Proud parents Travis and Loren Buchanan

and big sister Evelyn

Spring Hill ISD SHAC Partners with Copper Tree Retreat to Provide a Spa Day for Faculty & Staff

Thank you to Casey Reed, SHAC chairman, for organizing a spa day with Copper Tree Retreat for faculty and staff, sponsored by the School Health Advisory Committee. Each employee was given the opportunity for a 15 minute chair massage, eyebrow waxing and tinting, pastry bar, fruit bar, and a tea bar. Other services were also offered. Thank you to FirstLite Nutrition for providing tea. FirstLite will soon open a location in Spring Hill, Panthers Nutrition. Be sure to check them out!

Officer Askew Explains the District's New Camera System

A huge THANK YOU to our SRO, Officer Askew, for speaking at our PTA monthly meeting!

He did an amazing presentation of the new camera system all over the Spring Hill ISD campuses. Thank you to Kyle & Steve from the IT Department who helped as well!

Our kids and staff are even more safe at Spring Hill now with the help of this amazing technology!
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Neighborhood Walmart Donates Supplies

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Chase Wildt with Wildt's Wiring Speaks to Aspiring Electricians at SHHS

I had the opportunity to speak to a class full of aspiring electricians at Spring Hill ISD’s electrical class. They were extremely intrigued and asked a lot of questions about what to expect in the trade for their futures. I didn’t expect many to pay attention, but they were all intrigued! They were asking a lot of great questions and even stayed after the bell rang to let them go home! The fact that they considered me to be their guest speaker was both flattering, and inspiring to me. I am thankful that they had me and hope that I helped inspired one or more to hop into a trade that has been more than great to me! ~ Chase Wildt, Owner of Wildt's Wiring

Students Named to All Region Band

Congratulations to the following band students who competed at the All-Region Band tryouts in Pittsburgh this past Saturday:


Summer Martin-Bass Clarinet

Haleigh Yoder-Alto Saxophone and Baritone Saxophones

Zen Estrella-French Horn

Hamilton Hilburn-French Horn

Justin Hickerson-Trump

Andy Pierce-Trumpet

Rachel Petree-Clarinet

Carson Horn-Trombone

Thomas Pecot-Trombone

Alston Massey-Baritone

Chris Kendall-Percussion

Nick Valdez-Percussion

Jackson Massey-Percussion


Thank you for all of your hard work!!! ~ Mike Moody, Band Director

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JH Students Make High School All-Region Band

Logan M. made 1st chair bassoon in Symphonic Band, and Kylee J. made 2nd chair French horn in the Symphonic Band. We are extremely proud of both of them! ~ Principal David Lynch
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8th Grade GT Class Visits Municipal Court

The 8th grade gifted and talented class visited the Municipal court to observe a courtroom and the procedures involved.

Sixth Grade Gifted and Talented Invention Convention

Local School Officials Join Longview Regional Medical Center to Create Suicide Prevention Message

Rusty Robinett, High School Principal, Gives Kudos to Staff

Kudos To: The staff!!! We had a family touring our school for prospective students and they made many comments about the student work displayed in the hallways AND the great quality of the work. Reinforcing Student Effort Pays off!

Kudos To: Ms Kincy for calling in EVERY kid who is on the progress report sheet and having one on one conferences with them.

Kudos To: Ms Bass and Ms Maynard for giving extra tutorials to our students taking the TSI math test last week.

Kudos To: Leaders Core, Culinary, Blue Note, Pacesetters for the great Senior Citizens Event.

Kudos To: The SHAC for providing massages and pampering to the staff on Monday. That was a great way to start the week.

Kudos To: Andrea Jones for using Authenticity by connecting Christmas to pre-cal graphing projects.

Kudos To: Amy McFatridge for using Nonlinguistic Representation and choice to engage students.

Kudos To: Steve Biles for using Novelty and Affiliation to engage students, in the Star Map activity.

National Junior Honor Society Assembles Stop the Bleed Kits

New Texas law requires schools to have Stop the Bleed kits available in case of emergency.


It also requires the kits, or bleeding control stations, to have tourniquets, chest seals, compression bandages, bleeding control bandages, latex-free gloves, scissors, space emergency blankets and markers.


Spring Hill's Junior National Honor Society, under the direction of District Nurse Jaymie Walton, assembled Stop the Bleed Kits for every classroom in the district. Thank you to our NJHS for staying after school to make the kits and to the School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) for providing the required items.

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Junior High Majorettes and Flags Earn Numerous Awards

The SHJH Majorettes and Flags competed at the annual Vicky Bowden Mobbs Classic at Kilgore College. This competition is one of the only competitions for school lines in the nation. The girls did fantastic!


Flag results

1st place single flag

1st place multiple flag

Majorette results

2nd place multiple baton

4th place dance twirl


They were also awarded Best Choreography for both groups, Excellence in Baton and Flag Handling, and No Drop Performance for the two baton routine!


Participating members of the majorette and flag line are

Claire Iltis, Head Majorette

Addison Childers

Blaire Bodenheimer

Victoria Casimiro

Mia Stowe

Hannah Fisk

Kyndall Witt

Allie Hilburn


Allison Robinson, Flag Captain

Charlotte Stark

Kaylie Smith

Maddy Warren

Ava Wulbrecht

Chloe Malone


Please help us in congratulating these outstanding young ladies!

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Primary Announces Food Drive Winners

Congratulations to First Grade for bringing the most items for the Food Drive prior to Thanksgiving Break! First Grade brought 504 Items! First Grade will get to wear PJ's one day in December!


Congratulations to Mrs. Laymance's class for bringing the most items at 263! They will get a popsicle party.


Finally, a huge thank you to everyone for your support! As a campus we were able to donate 786 total items as a campus to our district backpack program!

Lady Panther Golfer Selected to Play in The First Tee National Tournament

Spring Hill Sophomore Varsity Golf member Starlynn Crisler has been selected to play in The

First Tee National Tournament December 19-21, 2019 held in New Orleans LA at Chateau Golf &

Country Club representing The First Tee of The Piney Woods. She is one of four girls from the

Longview area attending this tournament, and will be competing against 100 participants. The

event is a 36-hole stroke play event with team and individual awards. Starlynn is a Birdie level

participant at her chapter. She is looking forward to representing her chapter and school at this

event.

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Lady Panther Basketball Annual Cancer Night

The Lady Panther basketball team will have their Annual Cancer Night on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. They will be selling shirts and all proceeds to go to a "well deserving" family. "I'm am looking forward to seeing all of you as well that night as the Spring Hill Panthers vs Kilgore Bulldogs", said Coach Dee Lewis. "All information is on the flyers; please let me know if you have any questions or concerns."
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A Message From Nurse Jaymie Walton

Spring Hill Parents,

FLU season has arrived!

Common signs and symptoms of the flu are fever greater than 100F, coughing/sneezing,

headache, body aches and extreme fatigue.

Please help us minimize the spread of the flu by keeping your student home if they have a fever

greater than 100F. Your student must also be fever free for a full 24 hours WITHOUT the use of

fever reducing medications like Tylenol or Ibuprofen before they can return to school.

Good handwashing, staying home when running fever and exhibiting flu symptoms and yearly

flu vaccines are the best way to protect your family and reduce the spread of the flu.

Thank you for helping us keep our Spring Hill students healthy!

Lady Panther Basketball Team to Play at the American Airline Center in Dallas

The Spring Hill Lady Panthers Basketball team will be playing a game against McLeod at American Airline Center in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Once you purchase a ticket it will allow you to be able to stay and attend the Mavs vs Charlotte game. During the Spring Hill game, you may sit wherever you like, but once the game is over you must move to the seat number which is printed on your ticket. We will begin to presale the tickets for the prices listed below. If you have any further questions or need to purchase a ticket, please contact Coach Dee Lewis, dlewis@shisd.net.

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Public Service Announcement

Shape Your Future: The 2020 Census

Blessed to be a Spring Hill Panther: Proud Past...Promising Future

  • TEA "A" Rated district
  • K-12 Education
  • Premier school district in East Texas
  • College and Career Readiness best in the area
  • Low teacher / student class ratio
  • Honors, dual-credit, gifted & talented, Career & Technical Education, and numerous local courses offered
  • UIL Academics, robotics, theatre/drama, band, drill team, cheerleading, athletics and bass club activities offered
  • State award winning band
  • Education Foundation
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • District enrollment at an all time high
  • Designated as a District of Innovation by the Texas Education Agency
  • Outstanding parent and community support
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Spring Hill Independent School District...The Hidden Treasure of East Texas

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Find us in the App Store

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Spring Hill ISD Partnerships

Spring Hill ISD would like to thank the following sponsors for their continued support through the marquee partnership program. Proceeds help support:
  • Classroom technology
  • Fine arts exposure and experience
  • Support athletic programs
  • Innovative classes for sports marketing and game day production
  • Scholarships

For advertising information, please contact the superintendent's office at 903-323-7740.

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Baseball / Softball Field Update