Please excuse me if I seem a little sentimental today. You see, the second of my three children is preparing for graduation from high school, and I always get a little nostalgic this time of year.
So much for the stereotype of the frail, asthmatic nerd graduating at the top of his class. In fact, if this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian at Sulphur Springs High School are any indication, the local school system has taken the concept of “student athlete” to new heights.
Does Sulphur Springs Independent School District need so many teachers? That was a question posed this week to the News-Telegram by a reader who noted the Academic Excellence Indicator System report from the Texas Education Agency lists the student-teacher ratio in the city’s school district at 13:1.
We have kicked off the “Golden Jubilee” of Dairy Festival with lots of activity!