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Fort Bend ISD’s Annual Parent Organization/Booster Club meeting Saturday, August 9

Fort Bend ISD will host its Annual Parent Organization/Booster Club Meeting on Saturday, August 9, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, in the Main Auditorium of the Fort Bend ISD Administrative Annex, 3119 Sweetwater Blvd. The meeting will give participants an opportunity to receive a copy of the FBISD Parent Organization Manual, review the latest […]

Quail Valley GT Academy twins on winning team at 2014 World Scholar’s Cup Competition

Congratulations to Quail Valley Middle School GT Academy students and twin brothers Brady and Colby Sanders, who competed and finished seventh at the 2014 World Scholar’s Cup competition, held June 24-27 in Singapore. The Sanders twins formed a team with Mustafa Shehzad from Dubai in the Debate division of the competition and ranked “Overall Top-Scoring […]

A high stakes happening for Hope for Three Sept. 5

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Grab your lucky coin, scarf, money clip or pin and start chanting whatever mantra you mouth to help you win!  They are betting on YOU to come out and have a thrill of a time at the Hope for Three First Annual Casino Night and Hold ‘em Poker Tournament.  The “All In” event, set for […]

WW1 exhibit opening at Dew House

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Four members of the Dew family who resided within the walls of the historic Dew House when it rested on Highway 6 served in the cause of the Great War.  Brothers Frank and Walter served overseas in the U.S. Army, while sisters Jessie and Ruth served with the Red Cross on the home front efforts. This colorful […]

Fort Bend ISD welcomes four new members to school leadership team

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees recently approved four new school leaders. Joining the FBISD school leadership team are: Jennifer Kapral, associate principal at Lake Olympia Middle School; Theresa Bathe, assistant principal at Highlands Elementary School; Yvette Huerta Mendoza, assistant principal at Holley Elementary School; and Julie O’Hara, assistant principal at Ridgemont Elementary School. […]

WCJC e-Newsletter highlights students, faculty and programs

From athletic achievement to educational programs to collaborative projects with area industries, there’s no shortage of activity occurring at Wharton County Junior College. Thanks to a new e-Newsletter, students, faculty and the general public can now stay abreast of these noteworthy happenings by simply checking their inbox. WCJC launched the e-Newsletter – entitled The Pioneer […]

Sugar Land Rotary installs new Officers for 2014-2015

New Sugar Land Rotary president Patrick Bullard presents award to outgoing president Ward Pendleton.

In June, Sugar Land Rotary installed a new slate of officers for 2014-2015 that includes: Patrick Bullard, President; Stacy Croft, President-Elect; Mitch Rahim, Vice-President, Rafael Manrique de Lara, Secretary; Justin Steinhard, Treasurer; and Ward Pendelton, Past-President. At the installation ceremony, awards were given to those who were Rotarians of the Month for 2013-2014, as well […]

Missouri City book clubs announce August selections

Whether you discovered a love of reading at age 16 or 60, and whether you enjoy a good love story or a gritty crime novel, Fort Bend County Libraries invites you to share that love of reading with other book lovers at one of Missouri City Branch Library’s book clubs. Three book clubs meet monthly […]

Nurse Kaplan celebrates upcoming 80th birthday

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By Carolyn Bowden  Helle Kaplan’s interest in tennis declined and she began to volunteer at QV Elementary where she assisted a 4th grade teacher and her students. When there was an opening for the school nurse position she applied and was hired. There she remained for 25 years, making a positive difference in the lives […]

Missouri City family recognized for helping police officer

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Officer Ben Pahl, center, recognized the Muñiz family for coming to his assistance after he was in a motorcycle accident in front of their home.

At its regular meeting on Monday, June 16, the Missouri City Council recognized the Muñiz family for assisting Missouri City Officer Benjamin Pahl after he was in a motorcycle accident outside their Sienna Plantation home. Officer Pahl presented the family with an additional plaque that recognized them for their heroic efforts to help the injured […]

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