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TWC: Cumby ISD Among 9 Districts To Benefit From $685,000 Awarded To Collegiate Edu-Nation For Robotics
Aug05

TWC: Cumby ISD Among 9 Districts To Benefit From $685,000 Awarded To Collegiate Edu-Nation For Robotics

Cumby ISD has been designated one of nine rural school districts to benefit from a portion of the $685,000 awarded by Texas Workforce Commission to Collegiate Edu-Nation for Youth Robotics programs, TWC announced Friday morning, Aug. 5, 2022. TWC logo Youth Robotics Programs will launch this month following the award of $2.1 million by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), allowing thousands of Texas high school students to...

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Cumby ISD Breaks Ground On New High School
May13

Cumby ISD Breaks Ground On New High School

Cumby ISD officially broke ground Thursday night on the district’s new high school during a brief ceremony. The new campus is among several improvements being made to school facilities thanks to voter-approved bond funds as the school transitions toward being Cumby Collegiate High School. Cumby ISD Superintendent Shelly Slaughter welcomed everyone to the ground breaking event, offered them bottles of water and cookies, then...

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Administrators Discuss P-Tech Program At Cumby ISD, Sulphur Springs ISD’s $93 Million Bond Election
Apr21

Administrators Discuss P-Tech Program At Cumby ISD, Sulphur Springs ISD’s $93 Million Bond Election

Over a salad lunch Wednesday, school administrators discussed with interested community members the P-Tech Program at Cumby ISD and Sulphur Springs ISD’s $93 million bond election. The educational Lunch & Learn was hosted by Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce at The Oaks April 20, 2022. Cumby Programs Cumby ISD Superintendent Shelly Slaughter and High School Principal Donna George introduced the PTech program, part of...

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Cumby ISD Will Remain Closed Rest Of Week Due Staffing Shortages In Essential Areas Due To Illness
Jan19

Cumby ISD Will Remain Closed Rest Of Week Due Staffing Shortages In Essential Areas Due To Illness

Cumby ISD will remain closed the rest of the week due to continued staffing shortages in essential areas due to COVID and illnesses. Currently, classes are scheduled to resume at the usual time on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. All extracurricular activities except varsity games have been canceled. Varsity will be played because they are district games and must be made up. The Wednesday and Friday games will be away. Saturday’s varsity...

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Cumby ISD Will Be Closed Friday Due To Illness
Jan13

Cumby ISD Will Be Closed Friday Due To Illness

Cumby ISD superintendent’s office shortly after noon Thursday announced that a decision has been made to close school Friday, “due to a large percentage of staff and student population being out due to illness.” Cumby ISD will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. School was already scheduled to be closed Monday, Jan. 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes are scheduled to resume as usual on...

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Cumby ISD Having Unanticipated Early Release Today Due To Power Outage
Dec09

Cumby ISD Having Unanticipated Early Release Today Due To Power Outage

Cumby ISD is having an unanticipated early release today. The school began notifying parents at 11:47 a.m. on social media and other means that classes will end at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2021, due to a power outage. An Oncor electrical transformer was reported by the City of Cumby to be down on Main Street at 11:24 a.m. Cumby Volunteer firefighters were on scene and ONCOR has been notified. Cumby ISD staff reported that caused the power...

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Cumby ISD Students Qualify For State TAFE Contest
Dec06

Cumby ISD Students Qualify For State TAFE Contest

Over the weekend, Cumby ISD students qualified for the state TAFE (Texas Association of Future Educators) Contest in three different areas. Members of the Cumby chapter of Texas Association of Future Educators at Region 8 Education Service Center. (Cumby ISD photo) The Cumby students participated in the 2021 TAFFE Area 6 Conference, hosted at Region 8 Education Service Center on Dec. 3, 2021. At lease five of those students are state...

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Cumby ISD Meet The Teacher And Title I Parent Meetings Set
Aug04

Cumby ISD Meet The Teacher And Title I Parent Meetings Set

Cumby Independent School District administrators have announced the 2021-22 school day schedule and dates for parents to visit the school. The Cumby ISD Meet the Teacher and Title I Parent Meetings will be held on two different days based on grade level. On Thursday, Aug. 5, parents of pre-kindergarten students are to meet in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. to go over brief information, then will have the opportunity from 5:45 to 7 p.m. to...

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Jason Hudson Recognized For 20 Years Of Leadership TO Cumby ISD
May10

Jason Hudson Recognized For 20 Years Of Leadership TO Cumby ISD

Cumby ISD administrators recently recognized the Cumby ISD Board of Trustees President Jason Hudson for 20 years of “outstanding leadership, devotion, and commitment to the Cumby ISD Board of Trustees.” Cumby ISD Board of Trustees President Jason Hudson’s family was on hand to see him recognized for 20 years of service on the school board. Slaughter and school administrators arranged for Cumby ISD Board of Trustees...

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Cumby ISD Trustees Canvass May 1 Bond Election Returns, Hire Architectural Firm
May08

Cumby ISD Trustees Canvass May 1 Bond Election Returns, Hire Architectural Firm

May 1 and May 6, 2021, were historic days for Cumby ISD. The voters approved two bond propositions for a new high school and ag shop, and facilities improvements at the other campuses, and a new track last Saturday. Cumby ISD Board of Trustees followed that up on Thursday night with the canvassing of the vote from the May 1 bond election and approval of a contract for the design and other documents related to the school bond projects....

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