RIBLI Newsletter
Aug. 1, 2019
In This Issue
Dates to Note 
  • Thu., Aug. 8     RHS Open House   5-7p
  • Mon., Aug. 12   BTS - Student's First Day of 2019-20 School Year

Please check the RHS Calendar for updates, A/B schedule and other dates to note.


Robinson High School will host the annual
Open House for the 2019-20 school year
Thu., Aug. 8  5:00-7:00 p.m.

Freshman Orientation in the Auditorium at 5p
  This will be an opportunity for students to pick-up their schedules,  meet their teachers, get supply lists and tour the campus.
IB Freshmen Supply List
Please  click here to see a general supply list for IB freshmen. Note, this is a general list, depending on your student's schedule, specific teachers may have individual requirements that will be provided at Open House, Aug. 8 from 4-6:30 p.m.
10th- 12th graders have/will receive supply lists from their teachers at Open House.
IB Summer Assignments
Please visit the RIBLI website for IB Summer Assignments, listed under IB Current Student Resources, Reading Lists and Summer Assignments (or click the link below). Students are responsible for completing all summer reading and assignments given before the start of the new term.  
Don't Miss the Back to School Book Fair 
at Barnes & Noble Aug. 9-14!

A portion of your purchase sale will be donated to 
our RIBLI organization.

Important Note: Special Bell Schedule for Day 1 & 2

For the first two days back on campus students will follow a revised Bell Schedule to allow time for an extended Homeroom/Student Advisory period.  Click below to download a copy of the Day 1 & 2 Bell Schedule. 

TELP FAQs and Application
The Transportation Extended Learning Program (TELP)  application is for students currently enrolled in the Robinson High School International Baccalaureate program who are eligible for transportation to/from a bus hub (Leto HS, Alonso HS, Westchase Elementary, or Plant HS) and wish to take part in the afternoon TELP program at their assigned hub or at Robinson HS. All completed and signed  applications should be returned to Lily Sallis, Guidance Secretary, or Mr. Johnson at Robinson High School as soon as possible. Students will not be able to participate in the TELP program until their application is turned in to the Robinson High School Guidance office.
TELP is offered at Robinson HS and the bus hub locations listed above from 3:40pm - 6pm (begins at 2:40 on Mondays). The first day approved students can attend ELP is Monday, August 12, 2019.

What is RIBLI? More than just a Newsletter!
RIBLI is the nonprofit Robinson IB parent organization that supports IB programs. Solely through our family dues and donations, RIBLI provides our IB students, faculty and parents with:
  • Resources for IB Classrooms through Grants to IB Teachers and Staff including Software that supports IB Curriculum and Exams.
  • Coordination and funding of RHS IB Events including the IB Pinning Ceremony for our Juniors, an Open House for Families interested in Robinson IB, student orientations, social events and a celebration for our Seniors. RIBLI also provides the pins for the Junior Pinning, the IB Graduation Stoles for Seniors & supplies for all other events.
  • Information for both Prospective & Current Students through the RIBLI website.
  • Volunteer/Proctor support for Senior IB Exams the last month of the school year.
  • Access to the RIBLI Student/Family Directory which includes all IB Students. 
  • Timely information through the RIBLI E-Newsletter.

Join RIBLI Today and Connect with other IB Families!
When you join RIBLI, not only are you supporting IB teachers and programs, you will receive access to the online membership directory.  The directory, is operated by My School Anywhere and can be accessed via your home computer or mobile app.  The directory provides a great resource for parents to connect with each other about school events or assignments. 
ONLY RIBLI Members are allowed access to the directory.  So join today!  Click this link   to support RIBLI and stay informed.  Once you join and validate your information.  You will receive an email from the Membership VP, Shin-Yi Henderson on how to access the directory. 

RIBLI 2019-20 Board of Directors

President Jennifer Carlstedt
Past President Teresa Potter
VP of Membership Shin-Yi Henderson
VP of Communications Sarah Alvarez
VP Volunteers & Events Nicole Rodriguez
Recording Secretary Holly Waldron
Treasurer Barry Brindise
Merchandise Serena Finn
Freshman Rep Susan Brindise
Freshman Rep Lakshmi  Jayaram
Sophomore Rep Diana Bloom
Sophomore Rep Dawn Granese
Junior Rep Donna Christian
Junior Rep Rosalie Gossett
Senior Rep Teresa Potter
Senior Rep Kimberly  Davis
Teacher & Student Grants Debbie Sledge
Coffee Talks Sherri Greenberg
Coffee Talks Michelle Blalock
Staff Events Cathy Roush
Foundation Rep Mary Margaret Braddock

RHS College and Career Center

Robinson High School's award-winning College and Career Center (nicknamed "The Cube") assists RHS students in exploring their post-secondary options and in clarifying their plans for after they graduate. The Cube needs dedicated volunteers to help! If you would like to learn about how you can be part of The Cube's volunteer team, join us for an Informational Meeting and Orientation:
Friday, August 16
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
RHS Media Center
All new and experienced volunteers are encouraged to attend. A training schedule will be provided. If you have any questions and can't attend the Orientation, please email Sherri Greenberg at slgreenberg62@gmail.com.

All Volunteers must complete a HCPS Volunteer Application
Click Here for HCPS Volunteer Application

Don't Forget to Check the RHS Website
As the start of the school year approaches, many updates will be placed on the Robinson HS homepage that can be accessed at:  http://robinsonhs.mysdhc.org/
Please check this website for important school-wide information such as:

Student Parking Information
Bus Routes and Times (coming soon)
RHS Back to School General Info (coming soon)
RIBLI Support for Students
RIBLI provides financial support for students in need of assistance to purchase school books or supplies, to pay fees, or obtain necessary equipment to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities, or to complete summer assignments.  To submit a confidential request for financial support from RIBLI, email robinsonhighib@gmail.com .

AP of Magnet/IB Curriculum:

For other RHS IB Faculty 
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