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Fort Bend ISD trustees approve significant boundary/feeder patterns

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At the August 18 Board meeting, the FBISD Board of Trustees approved revisions to Board Policy FC (Local) governing attendance boundaries and feeder patterns. Based on the adoption of this revised policy, the administration is developing procedures, a timeline and comprehensive plan to put the new policy into action. These revisions were provided for in […]

Panthers have high expectations in 2014

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendnews.com At some point in the not-so-distant future, the Ridge Point High football team will probably be a UIL Class 6A program. “They’re still building houses like crazy in our area,” Panthers head coach Brett Sniffin said. But Ridge Point the newest high school in Fort Bend ISD will enjoy its position […]

New coach determined to energize Dulles

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Oschlor Flemming didn’t move 300 miles south of his hometown to settle for mediocrity. The Dulles High first-year head football coach was part of two state championship teams (2012 and 2013) at Denton Guyer and another one that finished second (2010). “I saw the tradition that Dulles had, and I wanted […]

Jessup determined to strengthen Meadows Place

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com First impressions are huge, and luckily, Meadows Place mayor Charles Jessup understands that. Most motorists enter Fort Bend County on U.S. Hwy. 59, and Meadows Place is the first place they’ll see. Jessup, who has been Mayor of the one-square mile city since 2007 and on the city council for seven […]

Fort Bend County youth participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps

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Fort Bend County residents, Logan Maus of Needville and Justin Shih of Sugar Land, participated in the Texas Brigades summer leadership camps in June and July. They were among one hundred sixty-five high school students that took part in this award-winning leadership development program. The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBISD Social Worker pens book on financial literacy, success

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A double celebration is nearing for Fort Bend ISD social worker, Janice Little, who on Sept. 20 will celebrate her graduation and book release. Little will receive her Doctor of Management Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix early that afternoon and will release her new book, The Graduate’s Gift, later that evening. “Janice […]

Willowridge Hall of Fame

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The Willowridge Wall of Honor, Inc. and T.J. Ford, former NBA player and Willowridge High School alum, will host the eighth Wall of Honor Banquet, Saturday, September 6, 2014, at The Power Center, 12401 South Post Oak Road, Houston, Texas at 7:00 pm.  Eight outstanding former alumni and teachers will be inducted into the Willowridge […]

Introductory computer classes

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at Missouri City Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these tools. The “Computers 101” class will take place […]

SAT/ACT Prep

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Representatives from Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions will conduct free SAT® and ACT® practice-test sessions at several locations in the Fort Bend County library system in September. The SAT and ACT tests are college-entrance exams used by U.S. colleges to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work, as well […]

Let’s Talk About Kids

Fort Bend ISD Administration Annex 3119 Sweetwater Blvd Sugar Land, Texas 77479 Main Auditorium – First Floor This new and motivating adult-only series is filled with helpful information for parents and caretakers of all ages.  Notable parenting and childcare experts, healthcare providers, and educators will come together in casual but informative discussions to offer new […]

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