SHISD Mid-Week Message

Weekly Superintendent's Message for Spring Hill ISD

Welcome Back from Spring Break!

Panther Nation,

I hope each of you had a wonderful spring break and had time to rest and recover for the stretch drive as we enter the busiest season in education. SHISD has hit some bumps in the road the last few weeks, but the darkness will not drown out the light. The expectation remains at SHISD to be the premier school district and an example for other ISDs to follow.


SHISD is Hosting District UIL Academic Meet / Day of Service Today

Today is an exciting day for our High School as SHISD is hosting area schools to compete in UIL Academics. Our teachers always prepare our students to excel in this competition and this year should be no different. In addition, the students not participating or serving in this event, will participate in a day of service today. This is our time to give back to the community that has given so much to our schools and our students. Our students and faculty will be involved in service projects throughout our community including:

  • Habitat for Humanity - work in ReStore Store and Brush with Kindness
  • Parks and Recreation - clean parks
  • Parks and Recreation - staining a play area at Kidsview
  • Parks and Recreation - trash pick up
  • Boys and Girls Club - set up classroom
  • Longview Dream Center - organize food pantry and clothing closet
  • Hope's Closet - organize food pantry and clothing closet
  • Longview World of Wonders - set museum for next activity
  • Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center - helping animals
  • Longview Community Ministry - help with the food pantry
  • Teague Park - working with Veterans cleaning the Vietnam Veteran's Wall


This is a wonderful way to serve the Spring Hill ISD Community and the City of Longview.


Kudos:

  • Yesterday I sent in a request to have light bulbs replaced in my classroom. It seemed like it was just a matter of minutes before someone was here to replace the ones that were burned out. How awesome is that? Several weeks ago the teachers in first grade asked for Clorox wipes to clean our rooms. Mr. Pleasant had the wipes to us that day. Mr. Pleasant and his staff are doing an awesome job taking care of our requests and supporting us as we take care of our students and provide a safe place for them to learn.

  • Thanks to Coach Salter and the track coaches for a great Bill Secord Relay event.

  • I wanted to say thank you to the board for approving the resolution to waive our make-up days for the January snow days. I truly appreciate Mr. Snell suggesting to the board to waive those days. I am very thankful for all you have done on the teachers and staff's behalf. I feel appreciated and for that I thank you.

  • I just wanted to brag on the nice gentlemen, Tim and Gene, who came in today. They were here to fix a light in Mrs. Newkirk's room and on their way out, they stopped by my room and asked if they could fix a few of my lights. I didn't even notice they were going out. They happened to see them and changed them out quickly. They were very kind and efficient. - Mrs. Burrows

Family news

  • Gloria Willeford's mother had surgery and is recovering. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers.

Congratulations to Mrs. Baker!!!

Asher Whitten Urbanek

March 19 - 11:31 am

9 lbs

Parents: Kyle and Sarah (Baker) Urbanek

Big Sister: Abigail

Grandparents: Larry and Susan Baker

~Birthdays This Month!~

  • Pamela Agnew 03/05
  • Candyce young 03/09
  • Norma Jester 03/11
  • Yolanda Flores 03/11
  • Timothy Marshall 03/11
  • Becky Smith 03/12
  • Renee Chapman 03/12
  • Kyle Linthicum 03/12
  • Lindsey McFaul 03/12
  • Andrea Jones 03/13
  • B A Morgan 03/15
  • Becky Patak 03/18
  • Josefina Flores 03/19
  • Dawn Grogan 03/19
  • Reese Schriver 03/23
  • Jayne Pleasant 03/23
  • Tina Lee 03/24
  • Daniel Bowling 03/25
  • Diana Miller 03/27
  • Charity Henson 03/27

Meeting with area Pastors and Youth Pastors

Mr. Snell met with area church leaders to discuss increasing the lines of communication and ways to partner with the schools. The group also discussed school safety and partnerships for the upcoming Panther Night Out.

GT Field Trip

The Primary & Intermediate GT students went on a field trip to the Shreveport Aquarium.
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Did You Know???

Spring Hill High School is a Certiport Authorized Testing Center, providing professional certification opportunities in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Fifty-five certifications have been awarded to students through Mrs. Jordan's Digital Media class this year in the following areas: Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop, Print & Digital Media Publication using Adobe InDesign, and Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator. Twelve students passed all three certification exams, earning the Adobe Design Specialist designation. These certifications are valued in the workplace as proof of proficiency in the areas of media publication and graphic design.


The photo shows various Adobe certifications earned by students in Digital Media.

Published Author Alena Pitts Visits Junior High

Librarian Becky Jones invited Alena Pitts, actress in the movie The War Room and published author, to come and speak to students. The visit was funded through Artrageous.

Spring Hill Participates in Archery Tournament

Spring Hill participated in an archery tournament February 24th @ St. Mary's School. Spring Hill took 7 kids last year and 37 this year. They did a great job!

Dr. Seuss Day at the Primary

PTA Annual Grants Will be Awarded in May ~ Deadline is Approaching

To be eligible to win a grant, a completed application and any attachments must be submitted to your campus office on or before Friday, April 6th by 2:30 pm. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please contact Polly Allen, SHPTA President, with any questions, 214-394-8887 or ptaspringhill@gmail.com.


Every grant that has been and will be awarded was made possible by all of the hard work that the students, parents, and staff have put into the Spring Hill PTA! Go Panthers!

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27 Junior High Students Advance to UIL State Meet

Congratulations to the following Junior High Students! They qualified for the UIL State Competition April 21st!!


8th Grade

Easton Ballard- Number Sense, Calculator, Math

Jacob Donahue- Number Sense, Math, Science

Joseph Egbe- Science

Lexie Jones- Science

Karson Lawson- Science

Ashton Thomas- Number Sense, Calculator, Math, Science


7th Grade

Emory Allen- Calculator

Austin Bell- Math

Jace Jones- Number Sense, Math

Elijah Mayhew- Calculator

Levi Ragsdale- Science

Alec Rowland- Science

Gersain Saenz- Number Sense, Math

Davion Simpson- Number Sense

Jax Stovall- Number Sense



6th Grade

Adrik Aburto- Math, Science

Ivan Camilo- Number Sense

Addison Childers- Number Sense

Faith Ann Chinn- Number Sense

Lily Cooper- Math, Science

James Hicks- Math

Claire Iltis- Calculator

Logan Mills- Math

Gabbi Nguyen- Math

Allison Robinson- Calculator

Victoria Rumley- Calculator

Mia Stowe- Math

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2018 Basketball All-District Recipients!!

  • Coach of the Year - Coach Ender
  • District MVP - Tyler Caron
  • 1st Team All-District - Kyren Miller
  • 1st Team All-District - Xavier Hinton
  • 2nd Team All-District - Nick Stewart
  • 2nd Team All-District - Kiante' Stoker
  • Academic All-District - Jason Mudoh
  • Academic All-District - Kyren Miller
  • Academic All-District - Ryan Willis
  • Honorable Mention - Taylor Dishman
  • Honorable Mention - Casey Mudoh
  • Honorable Mention - Christian Rodgers


Way to go Coach Ender and Spring Hill Athletes!!! Congratulations!!!

2018 Lady Panther Basketball All- District Recipients!!!

  • Offensive Player of the Year - Jayla Landrum
  • 1st Team All-District - Lacey White
  • 2nd Team All-District - Macy Borens
  • 2nd Team All-District - Ashlee Blake
  • Honorable Mention - Kristen Stewart


Congratulations Lady Panthers!!!

Jayla Landrum Signs with Louisiana College!!!

Congratulations to Vaughan Bufkin for Placing 3rd In Area Powerlifting & Qualifying as an Alternate in State

Panther Baseball Beats Van 7-1

Lady Panther Softball Tournament Results

Spring Hill Hosts Junior High Invitational Track Meet

7th Grade Girls

Spring Hill - 6th Place

Spring Hill White - 8th Place


7th Grade Boys

Spring Hill - 3rd Place

Spring Hill White - 7th Place


8th Grade Girls

Spring Hill - 3rd Place

Spring Hill White - 8th Place


8th Grade Boys

Spring Hill - 3rd Place

Spring Hill White - 6th Place

Bill Secord Relay Results

JV Boys - 1st Place

JV Girls - 2nd Place

Varsity Boys - 1st Place

Varsity Girls - 6th Place

Spring Hill Alumni Receives All-Conference Recognition

Spring Hill Alumni, Morgan Knight, placed second in the shot-put and second in the weight throw at the Southland Conference In-door Conference Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. He received All-Conference Recognition.

Longview JV Tennis Tournament Results

Lady Panther Golf Finishes 2nd in Lindale

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Scholarship Opportunity - Apply by March 30th

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Poetry Contest

Meeting for Incoming Freshmen March 21, 2018

There will be a meeting in the High School Little Theater on March 21, 2018 from 5:30-6:30pm concerning endorsement in preparation for course selection on March 22nd & 23rd. Please plan to attend this important meeting with your High School Counselor and Principal.
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Have you Downloaded the New Spring Hill App???

Download the new app today to stay in touch with all that is going on at Spring Hill ISD!

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