Time Change for Pep Rally Friday, Sept. 22nd
The pep rally Friday will be at 2:00 pm due to the volleyball team having to travel for their game.
HOT Annual College Night
The annual HOT College Night is scheduled for Monday, September 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Extraco Events Center in the Exhibits Building (second building to your right when you enter through the Main Entrance) 4601 Bosque Blvd., Waco, TX.
It is highly suggested that students in grades 8-12 attend the college fair, so mark your calendars and make plans to attend!
Box Tops for Education Drive
Help our school earn cash this school year! Every Box Top is worth 10 cents, and they add up fast! September 24-30 is National Box Tops for Education Week, and we’re celebrating with a clipping drive. Please start stocking up now. Details about the Box Top program will be sent home with the students.
**Time Change for Friday Varsity Volleyball Games**
Unless otherwise noted, all Friday varsity volleyball games will start at 4:30 pm
High school pep rallies will be every Friday at 3:00 pm in the gym (except Open week.)
Junior high will have pep rallies on home game days (Sept. 14th, Sept. 21st , Oct. 5th & Oct. 12th) at 11:15 am in the gym. The Sept. 28th pep rally will be at 3:00 pm with high school.
2017 Accountability Rating
TEA just released the new accountability ratings for Texas schools and Oglesby ISD is rated as Met Standard. To view the scores for the four indexes, click here.
District of Innovation Plan
OISD is moving forward with the District of Innovation plan. The plan will allow the district to obtain more flexibility in order to better meet the unique needs of the district, students, and community. The board adopted final plan can be viewed here.
Sign Up for District E-Notes
Parents, students and staff—sign up for district E-Notes to stay informed about bad weather days, early release, delayed starts, school events and other important information going on at school. We will no longer use the School Messenger notification system that would call and leave voice messages. E-Notes will be delivered either text or email (or both) depending on the method you select. Stay informed and get signed up now!
To subscribe to DISTRICT NOTIFICATIONS, enter your information on the left hand side of this page.
Each teacher will still have their individual E-Notes, but you will have sign up for each of those separately. The quickest way to do this is to go to each teacher’s webpage and sign up.
Like Us on Facebook
Oglesby Independent School District now has a Facebook Page!
It is our goal to use Facebook to recognize our student and staff accomplishments! Please note that we will post as often as time allows. Also note, we will not use Facebook for late starts, school closures, or unannounced early release days. You may sign up for District e-notes for those announcements and also follow our local TV/Radio stations. As always, our District website is the best source for current school information. Thank you for following the Tigers and Lady Tigers!
2017-18 School Calendar
One additional note:
Built into next years calendar are 5 accelerated instructional days (they are highlighted in orange on the calendar). These will be at the end of each six weeks with the exception of the last six weeks. Students who have not met standard on the 2016-17 STAAR test, those who have an unsatisfactory classroom grade, those with excessive tardies and absences will be required to attend the accelerated instructional days as assigned by administration. Our goal is to provide additional instruction for students that can benefit from one on one in specific areas needed. These days will run from 8:30 am until 11:00 am on each of the 5 days. There will not be breakfast, lunch, or transportation provided. We will provide notification to each parent whose child will be required to attend. In addition, please stress to your child the importance of working hard and being at school daily. Thank you for allowing us to serve your child! If you have any questions, please contact the school.
The Oglesby Independent School District will:
OISD Tax Rate is $1.17 for M&O and $0.00 for I&S (due to the bond indebtedness being paid in full.)