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FBISD provides educational opportunities and programs for homeless youth 

Fort Bend ISD has a policy to ensure that each homeless youth has access to the same free public education and related services as every other school-aged student who attends a school in FBISD. FBISD’s Special Programs Department and campuses work together to improve the educational outcomes for homeless students by addressing areas of enrollment, […]

WCJC waives dual-credit tuition for benefit of high school students, taxpayers

Thanks to a dual-credit program offered by Wharton County Junior College, area high school students have been able to obtain college credit before they graduate.  This coming school year, they’ll be able to do that once again – and at a reduced cost. WCJC’s Board of Trustees on June 24 approved waiving tuition for all […]

Fort Bend ISD board asked to call bond election July 21

On July 21, the Fort Bend ISD board was asked to call a $494.5 million bond election for November 2014.  The proposal will address the district’s growth, security concerns and need for technology upgrades.  There is no new tax increases associated with the bond proposal. District officials say the measure will include five new elementary […]

New student walk-In registration set for July 28 and 29

Fort Bend ISD has established Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 as walk-in registration days where parents may enroll students new to the District at any FBISD school. Schools will hold morning registration from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm, and afternoon registration will take place from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm each day. Families […]

Wharton County Junior College announces Fall 2014 Walk-In and Web Registration

Wharton County Junior College is currently registering for the Fall 2014 semester.   Students may register now through August 24 on the web. Walk-in registration may be completed at the Wharton campus, Sugar Land campus, or the Richmond campus now through August 24. Registration appointments are not required. Fall classes begin August 25, 2014. Wharton […]

Common Threads sponsoring Back-to-School Fair July 26

Lamar CISD’s Common Threads program, the Texas Children’s Health Plan and Children’s Dentistry of Texas are sponsoring a back-to-school fair, located at Common Threads, 710 Houston St., Richmond. The fair will be July 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be free school supplies for children, grades k-12. Every child must be accompanied […]

2014 FBISD High School football season tickets on sale in August

Season football tickets will go on sale for Fort Bend ISD’s 11 high schools in August. Tickets are valid for regular season games only (not post-season) and will be valid at Mercer or Hall Stadiums for all home and visitor games for that school. As before, the season ticket entitles you to your assigned seat […]

FBISD launches new website

Fort Bend ISD recently launched a new website that contains several new features to help parents, students and community members access District information in a quick and efficient way. With more than two and a half million visitors last year from approximately 150 countries, FBISD’s website is a vital communication tool for the District. Some […]

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 […]

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. […]

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