Roby CISD Seeking Designation as a District of Innovation
The 84th Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1842 which allows public school districts to declare exemptions from certain provisions of the Texas Education Code by becoming a designated District of Innovation. On Monday, July 11, 2016, during the regularly scheduled board meeting, a public hearing was conducted to consider whether Roby CISD should develop a plan for designation as a District of Innovation. The Roby CISD Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution to consider developing a Local Innovation Plan. The board of trustees appointed a 8-person Local Innovation Committee to research, discuss and develop the Local Innovation Plan. The committee met on July 14, 2016 to review, discuss, and develop the innovation plan components and will continue to research and recommend suggested modifications to the plan which will be presented to the board for final approval.
Elementary and Junior High Summer School Cancelled
Roby Elementary School students who have been attending summer school will no longer be required to attend in preparation for the upcoming June administration of the STAAR assessment. The Texas Education Agency has cancelled the June administration of the STAAR assessments for students in Grades 5 and 8. TEA has provided guidance on grade placement decisions. Meetings schedule for Monday, June 13, 2016 will still occur on schedule to discuss grade placement.
Roby High School Named to 2015 Texas Honor Roll
Roby High School was named to the 2015 Texas Honor Roll by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute for Productivity in Education. This honor roll recognizes public K-8 and high schools for demonstrating consistently higher levels of student academic achievement, improvement over time, reduction in achievement gaps among ethnic minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged students, and college readiness in students. To identify Honor Roll schools, ERP uses the largest longitudinally-linked system of data in the country.
Lady Lions Return to State Basketball Tournament!
Roby High School Lady Lions defeated the Eula Lady Pirates in the Regional Championship game to win yet another trip to the UIL Conference 1A State Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held in San Antonio. Way to go Lady Lions!!! Keep it up!
Roby High School Receives Monsanto Fund Donation
Roby CISD has received a $2,500 donation from America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The funds were directed by local Fisher County farmer, Todd Coker. The donation will help the organization to purchase technology devices for the math department.
Roby Students Beat National Average on PSAT
Roby 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students on average outperformed their state and national peers on the PSAT. The chart below provides a comparison of our student averages against the state and national averages.
UIL Realignment Is Available
The 2016-2018 UIL Reclassification and Realignment information has been released for viewing. Click the following link to get your copy.
District 13-A Junior High Basketball Tournament Bracket Available
Staurday, January 30th will be the District 13-A Junior High Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held in Roby. Use the following link to get your copy today. We will continuously update the bracket throughout the tournament to keep everyone informed.
Roby High School Receives Top Honor
The Texas Education Agency has released the 2015 state accountability ratings for more than 8,600 campuses. 4,388 campuses achieved the Met Standard rating and earned some type of distinction designation. However, only 153 high schools, middle schools and junior high schools earned all seven distinction designations. Roby High School was among the 153 campuses receiving this amazing recognition. Roby High School is among only three in Region 14 including Eula and Cisco High Schools.
"Earning any type of distinction under the state accountability system is commendable and should be a source of pride in a community," said Commissioner of Education Michael Williams. "Achieving all seven distinctions reflects extraordinary work taking place on a campus while affirming a strong commitment to students."
Parent Portal Goes Mobile
Roby CISD has upgraded its Parent Portal to allow for better viewing on mobile devices. You can still use the original portal for viewing on computers and laptops but it is advised to use the mobile site when you wish to view on a phone, table, or other smaller device.
College Board Teams Up with KHAN Academy For New SAT Prep
For the first time ever, the creators of the SAT have given Khan Academy exclusive access and advice to build a personalized practice program for anyone, anywhere. These tools are free and available now for every student to take ownership of their learning and their future.