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Fort Bend Education Foundation to recruit new volunteers at spring luncheon

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On April 29, the Fort Bend Education Foundation’s Angels of Education Auxiliary will host a luncheon for prospective members. Interested volunteers are invited to hear about the Foundation’s programs and volunteer opportunities. J. Patrick Homes in Aliana is graciously providing lunch at one of their model homes, and there will be door prizes drawn for […]

FBISD recognized nationally for music education efforts

The NAMM Foundation again recognized Fort Bend ISD for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. FBISD joins 376 districts across the country to receive the prestigious distinction in 2014. This is the fifth consecutive year that FBISD has received this honor. In its 15th year, Best […]

Fort Settlement MS wins 2nd Place at Regional Science Bowl

Pictured (from left to right) are: Coach Karen Staley, Gilbert Fan, Abhijith Venkat, Rafay Ashary, Sameer Rajesh, and Eric Wu

Congratulations to Fort Settlement Middle School’s science bowl team on earning 2nd place at the Regional Science Bowl, held recently at Texas A&M University. The team includes seventh-graders Rafay Ashary, Gilbert Fan, Sameer Rajesh, Abhijith Venkat, Eric Wu and Coach Karen Staley. This was the team’s first year to compete in the Science Bowl, which […]

FBISD recognized nationally for music education efforts

The NAMM Foundation again recognized Fort Bend ISD for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. FBISD joins 376 districts across the country to receive the prestigious distinction in 2014. This is the fifth consecutive year that FBISD has received this honor. In its 15th year, Best […]

Clements HS receives four nominations for 12th Annual Tommy Tune Awards  

Clements High School received four nominations for the 12th Annual Tommy Tune Awards for its theatre production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Developed by Theater Under The Stars (TUTS), the Tommy Tune Awards honor musical theatre excellence at the high school level. After reviewing and evaluating the 44 participating Houston-area high school […]

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 […]

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 […]

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