List of 5 news stories.

  • ROBS Named National Blue Ribbon School

    The U. S. Department of Education has recognized River Oaks Baptist School as an Exemplary High Performing School among National Blue Ribbon Schools. The national program recognizes schools with students who demonstrate extremely high academic achievement. ROBS is one of three Houston area schools and the only private school in Texas to receive the award this year.

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  • Houston Chronicle: No girls allowed? Not anymore with Boy Scout program

    The day I’d been waiting for had finally arrived. Having joined the Boy Scouts of America, I was ready to head out on my first week-long campout, a program for National Youth Leadership Training at Bovay Scout Ranch.

    Dressed in my Class A uniform, I loaded my backpack and camping gear into the trunk of my dad’s car. On the long drive to Navasota, I had mixed emotions — one of excitement that I get to be a part of this great opportunity, and the other of fear that the boys would not be welcoming.

    Before I continue with my story, I would like to tell you a little about myself. Read More
  • Ben Who Wins Big in Debate

    ROBS kids are making their mark even during the summer. Seventh grader, Benjamin, represented ROBS at the 2019 Middle School National Speech and Debate Tournament and won the Lincoln-Douglas debate championship!!!
  • Award Winning 2019-20 Yearbook Staff

    We have an award-winning yearbook staff! This year's yearbook camp just wrapped up and the ROBS team won for outstanding theme presentation!
  • Washington Post: Matthew Boling went viral for his track success

    The end of adolescence always means transition, and Matthew Boling’s path has been more exhilarating and complicated than most. At the start of spring, Boling was one of the top high school track athletes in the country, headed to the University of Georgia on a full scholarship. He was a quiet, confident kid on pace to graduate with a 4.2 grade-point average, an 18-year-old who played home run derby with pals.
    Before a spring-break meet in March, Boling asked his coach at Strake Jesuit whether he could try the 100 meters, his sport’s crown jewel and a race he hadn’t run since seventh grade. Over the next two months, about 10 blurry seconds at a time, Boling became, in the rueful phrasing of his coach, “a story.”

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