Spring Hill ISD

District Newsletter

Panther Fans Come Out and Show Your Support...#BetterInBlue

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Panthers Claim Bi-District Title

Congratulations Panthers on your 73 - 59 win over Liberty Eylau!


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Spring Hill ISD Education Foundation Presents Blue Out Bash

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Thank You to Our Blue Out Bash Sponsors

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Thank You to Our Amazing High School Teachers Who Donated their Time and Talents for Blue Out Bash Auction Items

Panther Family News

  • Please keep Becky Patak in your thoughts and prayers with the recent loss of her father
  • Our thoughts and condolences are with Mr. Townsend and his family in the recent loss of his mother.
  • Please keep Amy McFatridge and her family in your thoughts and prayers in the recent loss of Amy's grandmother
  • Our sympathies to Debby Bass in the loss of her mother-in-law
  • Keep Jacob Pipak in your thoughts and prayers in the recent loss of his grandfather
  • Kudos to Jennifer White and her Debate Team. The team placed 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at the Area Debate meet and are headed to state. CONGRATULATIONS!

Happy Birthday to our Employees with January Birthdays

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Happy Birthday to our Employees with February Birthdays

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SHISD Participates in the 1st East Texas Integrated Warning Team Workshop (IWT)

Toby Pleasant, Director of Maintenance, and SRO Roger Askew attended the 1st East Texas Integrated Warning Team Workshop hosted by the NOAA's National Weather Service. Toby was chosen to be included on the panel as a representative for ISDs. Topics of discussion included media, EM, and weather challenges in day to day operations, radar interpretation and other risk topics.

Thank you for always going the extra mile to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff!


Stop the Bleed Campaign

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

The Longview Fire Department's goal is to have a Stop the Bleed kit in every school classroom in the City of Longview. Please see additional information in the flyer below.

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SHISD Faculty and Staff Participate in Stop the Bleed Training Provided by Longview Fire Department

Spring Hill Families Featured in ATV Injury Prevention Coalition Safety Video

Marie Reed, BSN, RN from the Texas Dept. of State Health Services as well as Kathy LaMaster from the ATV Injury Prevention Coalition were in attendance at Spring Hill ISD's SHAC meeting on February 14, 2019 to recognize local families, Spring Hill High School students, and teachers who assisted the ATV Injury Prevention Coalition in an ATV safety video to promote education and safety measures in hope of preventing future accidents and injuries from happening. East Texas is #1 in the country for ATV accidents resulting in injury or death. The video has been seen over 2,000 times on YouTube and has been used in several area educational events and school injury prevention sessions, reaching around 4,000 people over the past year. Dr. Hellerstedt, the Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services was especially moved by the video and appreciated each family's willingness to share their stories. Each family was presented with a plaque of appreciation as well as a personalized letter from Dr. Hellerstedt.
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Pictured left to right

Josh Snow, Mindy Borden, Marie Reed, Brenda Robbins, Kaylie Robbins, Terry Robbins, Kathy Lamaster, Tom Hicks and Katie Hicks

Teen Violence Awareness Month..."Let's Chalk About Love"

A Taste of Italy

The high school faculty was treated to a culinary occasion of delicious Italian persuasion hosted by the SHHS Young Business Associates and The Spill.

A famous Italian saying: "E raccogliendosi a tavola che gli amici apprezzano la gioia di stare insieme."

Translated: "It is around the table that friends understand best the warmth."

Texas Public Schools...The Heart of Education

Spring Hill ISD Hosts Leadership Longview's Education Day.

Thank you to Mrs. Rhetta Collier and her Culinary Arts class for preparing and serving lunch at Leadership Longview's Education Day and to the Intermediate for making Valentine's cards for our guests. The Leadership students began their day touring ETxAMA, Ware Elementary and LeTourneau University before arriving at Spring Hill High School for lunch. SRO Roger Askew gave a presentation on school safety and students gave a tour of the building. Thank you to SHISD Transportation Department for chauffeuring our guests.

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Spring Hill Supports Athens ISD




ATSSB All State Symphonic Band Concert

Harrison Pecot and Aaron Milam, we are very proud of you! ~ Randy Kiser
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ATSSB High School All Region Band Members Announced

Congratulations to the following students for being named to the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB):

Tobie Allen - Clarinet

Adriana Solis - Flute

Rachel Petree - Clarinet

Helaigh Yoder - Bari Sax

Kaleb Saxon - Trumpet

Andy Pearce - Trumpet

Zan Estrella - 8th Grade French Horn

Carson Horn - Trombone

Harrison Pecot - Trombone (All State)

Ty Barclay - Bass Trombone

Alston Massey - Euphonium

Cole Crawford - Tuba

Chris Kendall - Percussion

Aaron Milam - Percussion (All State)

Jackson Massey - Percussion

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Junior High Band Members Win 108 Medals in Solo and Ensemble Competition

Spring Hill Junior High Band participated in a Solo and Ensemble Invitational. This contest took place on Thursday, February 7th at Gilmer High School. Our students performed for judges in small ensembles (groups of 3 to 6 musicians) and also as soloists. Almost every 7th and 8th grade band student participated in this contest improving on their individual musicianship skills.

I am proud to say that we received 108 total medals!!! This includes 23 1st division Soloist medals and 85 1st division Ensemble medals. We are very proud of the our students in the Spring Hill Junior High Band program! ~ Jacob Pipak

Social Studies Team Wins First Place at Hallsville

The Spring Hill High School Social Studies Team won 1st place in the small school division at the Hallsville meet. Individual winners are:

Alex Caron ~ 1st place

Bryce Wallace ~ 5th place

Justin Hickerson ~ 6th place

Allie Robinett ~ 7th place

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PTA Hosts 2nd Annual Mother / Son and Daddy / Daughter Dances

Thank You to Our PTA Mother / Son and Daddy / Daughter Dance Sponsors


CAPCO Contractors, LMC Fab, Carmela Davis CPA, Diagnostic Clinic of Longview, Peters Chevrolet, A Plus Lawn and Lighting, La Bella Blooms, Meredith Smeltzer Photography, Hospitality ER


East Texas Professional Credit Union, Somers Pediatrics, Global Graphics, Texas Real Estate Executives - Longview, Treasure Church, Austin Bank, Uniquely Chic, Brookshires, Fitness 1440, Heritage Mitsubishi, C Stanley Fly, LLC, Tele's Mexican Restaurant, Kristal Childs Events, Henry and Lindsay Robinson, Matt, Candy and Jilli Bobo, Ben and Deena Shelton, Bodenheimer Family, W Home Design


McAlisters Deli, G-Force, Newks, Smallcakes, The Cookie Craze, Lisa Grosdidier, Spring Hill State Bank, Butcher Shop, Jucys, Panera Bread, El Sombrero

World Read Aloud Day 2019

High school students visit the Primary campus for Read Aloud. Change the World.

Every year, on World Read Aloud Day, people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people.

Primary and Intermediate Campuses Celebrate 100 Days of School

The Panther Express Makes Its Debut


Spring Hill Intermediate...#BetterInBlue

The Intermediate campus proudly supports Spring Hill ISD by wearing their SH #BetterInBlue shirts!

Andy the Armadillo from Texas Roadhouse Stopped by the Intermediate to Drop off Sweet Treats

Primary Campus Valentine's Day Card Winners

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PTA Delivers Smallcakes to Employees

Thank you Spring Hill PTA for delivering a sweet treat from Smallcakes to all Spring Hill ISD employees! We appreciate your constant support of our students, faculty and staff!

We are #BetterInBlue

High School Debate Members Place in Union Grove Debate Meet

Congratulations to Logan Smith and Levi Ferguson for taking 3rd place with a 3 - 0 record and to Mashayla Knight and Adrian Solis for taking 7th place with a 2 - 1 record!

High School Cheerleaders Compete in UIL State Competition

The cheerleaders would like to say thank you for all of the support for the cheer competition. We ended up finishing in the top 25 out of 89 teams in the 4A division, 6 points out of making the top 20 and moving on to finals. I could not have asked for a better or more hard working team; every one of them represented SHISD with pride and enthusiasm. If you see them please congratulate them on their top 25 placement!!

~ BreAnn Dees


Junior High Students Accept the Great Kindness Challenge

Spring Hill Junior High students participated in the Great Kindness Challenge the week of January 28 - February 1. This challenge is one week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible on campus. Using the provided checklist of 50 kind acts, students accepted the challenge and showed the world that KINDNESS MATTERS!

  • Monday ~ Shine Bright with Kindness Day...wear neon
  • Tuesday ~ Crazy for Kindness Day...wear crazy clothes or crazy hair
  • Wednesday ~ Team up for Kindness Day...wear your favorite team jersey or shirt
  • Thursday ~ Twice as Kind Day...dress like a twin
  • Friday ~ Dream of Kindness Day...wear your pajamas
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Daryn Beck and Richey Matkin Sign with Howard Payne University for Football

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Boys Varsity Powerlifting Finishes 1st Place at Redwater High School Powerlifting Meet

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Sam Schott Named to the 2018 All East Texas Volleyball Team

Congratulations to Sam Schott for being named Honorable Mention on the 2018 All East Texas Volleyball Team!

2018 All-East Texas Football Team Announced

Congratulations to Gage White for being named honorable mention offense and to Vaughan Bufkin, Joe Frank, and Ritchey Matkin for being named honorable mention defense in the 2018 All-East Texas Football team!


Smoaky.com All East Texas Team Announced

Congratulations to the following Panthers for being named Honorable Mention on the Smoaky.com All East Texas football team:

  • Quarterback - Gage White
  • Runningback - Daryn Beck
  • Wide Receiver - Morgan Bradford
  • Wide Receiver - Zach Henry
  • Offensive Line - Aaron Collier
  • Offensive Line - Malik Cooks
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Panther Nation...It is Time to Order Your 2018-2019 Yearbook

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FREE Tax Preparation

The Greater Longview United Way would like to invite Spring Hill ISD to take advantage of their free tax preparation services. IRS certified volunteers prepare income tax returns for free for households with $60,000 or less. Their VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program has been helping the community for 11 years.
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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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