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FBISD congratulates student winners in the 2014 Science Engineering Fair of Houston

Congratulations to the 21 Fort Bend ISD students who earned individual and team awards in the 2014 Science Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH). This year marked the 55th anniversary of the fair, which provides a unique and beneficial science education service to public and private secondary-grade students. Students are invited to develop and present science […]

FBISD names Shenique Spears as the new Quail Valley Elementary Principal 

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On Thursday, March 27, Fort Bend ISD named Shenique Spears as the new principal of Quail Valley Elementary, where she has been the assistant principal since July 2013 and the interim principal since January 14. As assistant and interim principal, she served as a campus instructional leader and supported students, families and teachers to help […]

Michael Breton earns the rank of Eagle Scout

Michael Breton, of Sugar Land, earned the highest advancement award with the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout. Breton was recognized in a ceremony on Saturday, April 5, at the Deren-Huff Scout House in Katy.  During the ceremony, a bagpiper began the color guard processional and was led by Scouts and Scouters of Troop […]

Girl Scout Brownie Troop donates to Lunches of Love

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Brownie Troop 152013 donated 134 boxes of Girls Scout Cookies($536) to Lunches of Love.

Hodges Bend MS named winner in “Block Out Violence” Campaign

Dwight Howard addresses the crowd during the rally.

Houston Rockets Center Forward Dwight Howard recently made a special visit to Hodges Bend Middle School to announce the school as the 2014 Junior High School winner of the D12 Block Out Violence Campaign. Hodges Bend earned the award after implementing the most creative and impactful “Block Out Violence” campaign that generated school-wide participation in […]

Lamar CISD athletic boosters get support from youth football 

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Former Texas A&M and Houston Oiler quarterback Bucky Richardson (right) presents a check to Kevin McKeever, Lamar Consolidated High School football coach Ronald Patton and Lamar CISD Athletic Director Mike Rice. Richardson is president of Gridiron Football, a youth football league which uses high school attendance zones to form teams. In three years, Gridiron Football […]

Lamar Consolidated HS student earns TSA scholarship 

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Lamar Consolidated High School senior Rachel Tankersley received the Texas Technology Student Association (TSA) scholarship April 12 at the TSA State Contest in Waco.This is considered one of the highest honors in Texas for TSA members, with only five graduating seniors chosen for this $1,500 award. Rachel will attend Texas A&M in the fall to […]

Exchange Club of Rosenberg observes Child Abuse Awareness Month

The Exchange Club of Rosenberg marked April as Child Abuse Awareness Month by forming a ‘human’ blue ribbon.

The Blue Ribbon Campaign began in Virginia in 1989 when a grandmother, Bonnie W. Finney, tied a blue ribbon to the antenna of her van “to make people wonder.”  The explanation she gave  to inquisitive community members was a tragic story about the abuse of her grandchildren, which ultimately led to the brutal death of […]

Ladybugs hold tea/luncheon at Serenitea Tea Room

Ladybugs attending the Ladybug tea/luncheon included (l to r) Vicki Latham, Sharon Harry, Robin Brown, Velvet Rojubokan, Patsy Laurel, and Dr. Eugenia Bromstrom.

The Ladybugs had a wonderful tea/luncheon recently in Fort Bend and while there,  they prepared lots of stuffed Easter Eggs to deliver to patrons in Fort Bend area facilities for the elderly and mentally challenged. The Ladybugs are a social/civic group since 2007 and they love to spread joy to the patrons in Fort Bend at […]

Chamber to host Candidates Forum for Richmond elections April 22

The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Department will host a City of Richmond candidates forum on April 22, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fort Bend Country Club, 2627 FM 762, Richmond. Incumbent Mayor Evalyn Moore and challenger Gary Gillen are running for mayor. Gillen currently serves as city commissioner. Gennaro (Gerry) A. […]

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