SHISD Mid-Week Message

Weekly Superintendent's Message for Spring Hill ISD

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Panther Nation.

Wow! I cannot believe we are in November already. How time flies. It has been a great start to the fall season. Spring Hill had tennis in the regional finals and cross country at the state meet. The Blue Brigade earned their way to the 4th consecutive state marching contest and finished 1st in the National Association of Military Marching Band contest for the 8th time. There are so many other things going on as well.

Last week we had an incredible student-led Veteran's Day program. It was amazing and we had a great turnout of Veterans. This week the SH Education Foundation had its annual Handbag Bingo Fundraiser and there was a great turnout.

This brings me to this month's mindset: We are all connected. Our book tells us that as we are connected as teachers, students, parents, and community, we are here to help each other achieve our goals. It also means that we are a part of something bigger and the more we help each other, the better everything gets.

I am proud to be a part of a system that emphasizes reaching our maximum potential not only academically, but also to maximize character and service. I think of all of the ways this school district is connected with families, with the community, and with the city of Longview. I challenge each of you to strengthen your connections with each other to continue to keep Spring Hill ISD a shining example of what is great in public education and in this community. -Steven Snell

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Spring Hill ISD is Proud to Honor its Veterans

Private Bradley James Dawson, SHISD Class of 2018, Receives Army Distinction

Private Bradley James Dawson joined the Army after graduating from Spring Hill ISD in 2018. He completed his basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was honored with a distinction of being able to demonstrate the gear and equipment that soldiers wear and use in combat. He was also named top rifleman from his company. He will pursue becoming a diesel mechanic and learn to keep Abram tanks in working condition.

Mayor Andy Mack Sends Message of Congratulations and Good Luck to the Blue Brigade in the UIL State Marching Contest on November 6, 2018 in San Antonio

District Wide Send-Off for the Blue Brigade


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Education Foundation Hosts Designer Handbag BINGO

The Education Foundation hosted Designer Handbag BINGO to benefit grants for teachers and programs. The evening consisted of light food & beverages provided by Nanny Goats and 10 games of BINGO for a chance to win designer handbags. Thank you Patti Miller for all of your hard work that made this night such a success!

New Panther Baseball / Softball Complex Coming Soon

We are excited to announce that construction on Spring Hill's new baseball / softball complex is scheduled to begin soon!

Panther Family News


  • Congratulations to Katy Prince Sparkman on her marriage to Seth Sparkman


  • Keep Eddie Haywood in your thoughts and prayers as he is recovering from a heart attack
  • Also, please keep Penny Fleet's mom in your thoughts and prayers concerning health issues


  • You know your kids bus driver is awesome when you see the kids get on the bus and it leaves but comes back a couple minutes later. You are sitting there you already picked up the kids. Then your kid jumps off the bus and runs in the house because they forgot their project. We already knew Mr. Guy Fuller was awesome but this is just more proof. If any of you know Mr. Fuller, tell him we appreciate him more than he will ever know. ~ Gina Reeves

November Employee Birthdays

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High School Theatre Department Attends Musical

The Spring Hill High School Theatre Department attended the performance of Longview High School's musical Beauty and the Beast. They put on a fantastic performance and inspired our own students to become better at their own abilities. A great time was had by all ~ Becky Smith

State Bound Cross Country Send-off Panther Style

Cross Country Represents Spring Hill at the State Meet

State meet recap-

A dream was achieved this past Saturday, for nine runners. A dream

that at one point, they were working to help others achieve, was now

theirs. As they toed the line in Old Settlers Park, they faced Texas’

best in one last race for the 2018 season. A season to be remembered

forever, and was years in the making. Shining light on a group of kids

who just wouldn’t give up. And with the excitement from their grand

send off, and support from family and friends, the race Saturday was

honestly more than just one more race. It represented hours of missed

sleep, torture training runs, and sacrifices. As well, as discipline,

passion, and family. And even though a small number raced, they raced

for us all.

“To your mark, Go!” Is all it would take for years of training and

emotions to run rapid. Pounding the course, stride-by-stride Spring

Hill runners ran their hearts out. Adapting to the change as rain

forced another course change, with even tighter turns and narrow

straights…they learned on the fly, using their endurance to propel them as

the race went on. Finishing not quite as hoped, but as they

know…nothing GREAT comes easy. And as every race has its own lesson,

so did stat, “Eye Opening”. They took note of the experience, the atmosphere, and

feeling…and know not only know what it will take to arrive back in

2019, but what it will take to excel in 2019.

Thank you to the entire Spring Hill ISD & Community for all your

efforts into ensuring these kids felt loved as they headed out to

STATE. Seeing their faces and knowing what this meant already to

them…. leaves me speechless. THANK YOU; YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW MUCH IT



101st - Samantha Schott - 13:21.93

VARSITY BOYS – 152 BOYS TOTAL 11th as a TEAM out of 16 total

69th – Kalen Barlow - 17:15

85th – Caleb Hutcheson – 17:26

90th – Nick Bodenheimer – 17:28.02

91st – Marshall Bodenheimer – 17:28.69

96th – Austin Martin – 17:33

132nd – Mason Hancock – 18:14

137th – Haden Bray – 18:20

More Results (Picture and Videos) →

Thank you to everyone who has not only supported the team, but myself

over the past six years at Spring Hill. There is no doubt that I have

grown as an individual, coach, and person throughout my time here. I

have come to know some of my best friends and relationships. I

wouldn’t have changed a thing on our road to this point, from

individuals to the team…it was road that brought us to Round Rock

November 3rd that ultimately made it that much more exciting. Thank you

SHISD for all you do and continue to do.

Lady Panther Golf Team Wins Mt. Pleasant CC Tournament

The Lady Panther Golf Team won the Mt Pleasant tournament at Mt Pleasant CC. J’Dee Stovall was the 2nd place Medalist and Tyler Newman was 3rd.
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Lady Panther Basketball

Your Lady Panthers opened the season on the road at Garrison High School this past Saturday morning. The team played with a lot of energy and fight but the Lady Bulldogs took a 18-14 lead going into the fourth and outscored your Lady Panthers 14-4 in the last frame to win 32-18. Lacey White lead the Lady Panthers with 9 points followed by Macy Borens 3 pts, JDee Stovall 2 pts, Ashlee Blake 2 pts, Ashleigh Martin 1 pt, and Kenzie Gee 1 pt.

The Lady Panther Basketball team hosted the Lady Pirates from Pine Tree for the first home game of the season Monday night. Those that attended saw a group of young ladies that played hard but came up a little short in the end. We also had a wonderful privilege of having Longview News Journal’s Jack Stallard there covering the game, so please read his recap below.

We would love to see you this Saturday for our next home game versus Harleton with a 3 pm JV start and Varisty to follow.


RISE ABOVE to Build the Hill by DREAMing BIG and SCHAPEing the Environment!

Family, friends, and fans - thank you so much for your support so far this year. With a new coaching staff, your Lady Panthers are learning how to "DREAM"ing BIG and how to "SCHAPE" the environment in an effort to restore the strong tradition of Lady Panther Basketball. We ask that you take the time to visit our Snap Raise Fundraiser and with your support it will help us offer a higher quality experience for all participants. Raising dollars for extracurricular activities is very difficult to do but is vital for our program. If you could please spread the word about our fundraiser by sharing it with your friends via Email, Facebook and Twitter we would greatly appreciate it! Help us show others why it's always #BetterInBlue!

Panther Basketball

The Panther basketball team won all four scrimmage games last week against Greenville, Paris, Hugo, and Corsicana. They will play another scrimmage on Saturday vs. Longview and Pine Tree at home starting at 10 am. The Panthers open up regular play next week vs. John Tyler on Tuesday and Winnsboro on Friday. The Freshman and JV will travel to Lindale for a tournament. Come out and support Panther basketball!

Senior Tribute for the 2018-2019 Panther Yearbook

Dear Senior Parents,

The 2018-2019 Panther Yearbook Staff is offering Senior Tributes to help make your senior’s last high school yearbook as special as possible. Senior Tributes will include the name of your senior, the Senior Tribute Message, and the Senior Tribute Photos. It will be placed in the 2018-2019 The Panther in the size purchased.

In order to place your Senior Tribute, please visit:

Thank you,

Laney Driggers - Yearbook Editor

Alex Caron - Yearbook Editor

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the advisor.

Amy Blalock, Yearbook Adviser


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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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