Robinson named Karnes City High School principal
by Bain Serna
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Raymond Robinson
Raymond Robinson
KARNES CITY – “My greatest satisfaction is knowing that I have an opportunity to touch the lives of students every day,” said new Karnes City High School (KCHS) Principal Raymond Robinson, regarding his years as an educator and administrator.

Robinson now takes on his new leadership role in the Karnes City community after recently being named as the new principal for KCHS, where he had previously been the assistant principal.

“I am honored to be selected as the new high school principal,” said Robinson. “I feel like my experiences, background, and ties to this community make for a good fit and I am eager to get this new school year under way.”

Robinson’s ties to the Karnes City community run very deep. Robinson was born and raised in Karnes City and graduated from KCHS in 1990. After graduation, Robinson furthered his education at the University of Texas-San Antonio.

Robinson has also served as a leader in his community as an elected member of the Karnes City City Council since 2005. As a councilman, Robinson has helped to make important decisions regarding the vast changes and challenges the city has experienced in recent years.

Robinson brings twelve years of experience as an educator and administrator to his new position as principal. Throughout that time has served as a teacher (social studies and criminal justice), district at-risk coordinator/truant officer, court liaison officer, assistant principal, and now principal.

Robinson began his education career as the at-risk coordinator/truancy officer for the Floresville ISD. Robinson eventually began worked as a teacher for the Floresville Alternative Center while maintaining my duties as that district’s at-risk coordinator/truant officer.

During his first year of teaching, Robinson also went back to school and obtained his Master’s degree in Public Administration. In 2009 he began his principal’s certification program and became assistant principal at the Floresville Alternative Center.

In 2011, Robinson began working at Roger E. Sides Elementary as an assistant principal, and then became the KCHS assistant principal in 2012. Robinson is now going on his third year with Karnes City ISD.

Robinson now begins a new chapter in his education career in his hometown and in the community and school district where his life’s roots have always been deep.

“Some of my best memories are a result of the time that I spent at KCHS – meeting my wife, playing sports, and developing friendships and lasting relationships,” recalled Robinson. “This community, its people, the schools are all great and what makes Karnes City what it is. While we as a community have our differences, when the dust settles, Karnes City will come together and support each other like the family that we are. I am proud to be a Badger and looking forward to a great year.”
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