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HCC offers Houston free Dual Credit classes  

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At the January meeting of the Houston Community College (HCC) Board of Trustees, the Board unanimously approved a first-of-its-kind plan to waive the out-of-district fees for Dual Credit students. Beginning with the fall semester, any high school student in the Greater Houston region can enroll in the Dual Credit program at HCC at no cost. […]

Missouri City educator wants parents and students to build a future of learning

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By Donna Hill For The Star When Cynthia Poore retired from her career in education, she still had a need to teach. After 30 years of working with students, she wanted to continue a firm foundation of learning for students – and start a small business as well. Noticing gaps in learning for some students, […]

Fort Bend ISD set to open four schools by 2018

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Fort Bend ISD is on schedule to open three elementary schools by next year and a middle school by 2018. The funds for all four schools are part of a bond package that voters approved as part of the $484 million bond package. Construction hasn’t begun at any of the campuses, but preparation is underway. […]

Educational Briefs 01/27/16

Springfield College Houston Fall 2015 Dean’s List Springfield College Houston Recognizes Dean’s List Students for the 2015 Fall Semester. Dawnyel Byrd of Missouri City Rhonda Collins of Missouri City Calvin Benson of Missouri City Human Services Majors, who have a G.P.A. of 3.5 of higher. Local students named to University of North Texas Dean’s List […]

EDUCATION BRIEFS 01/20/16

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South Dakota State announces scholarship recipient South Dakota State University announced Elkins graduate Paula Salmon of Missouri City has received the Myron and Joan Van Buskirk Nursing Endowed Scholarship for the academic year. Salmon, daughter of Don and Lynette Salmon, is a junior nursing student. Salmon is involved in Jacks for Life and Phi Kappa […]

Rosenthal to run for re-election in May

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FBISD Board of Trustees Vice President

Dave Rosenthal, FBISD Board of Trustees Vice President, announces plans to seek re-election in 2016. Rosenthal was first elected to the board in May 2012 for a one year unexpired term. He was re-elected in 2013 for a full three year term. Mr. Rosenthal was part of the team responsible for the transition from the […]

Rodeo investment in HCC students prepares next generation of first responders

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The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) is helping educate the next generation of first responders at Houston Community College (HCC) with a generous gift. At the December meeting of the HCC Board of Trustees, rodeo officials presented the HCC Foundation with a  $146,000 check to support programs at the HCC Public Safety & Automotive Technology […]

St. Laurence Catholic school celebrates our Lady of Guadalupe

Photo of SLCS Spanish Culture Club and Spanish Honor Society  who participated in the Celebration along with Fr. Drew, pastor at St. Laurence, Debra Haney, Principal, and SLCS Spanish Teachers.

On Dec. 11, the eve of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Laurence Catholic School celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, with a special school Mass led by Spanish classes. For this special occasion, Mass was celebrated by Father Drew Wood. The SLCS Spanish Culture Club reenacted […]

Four locals named to Dean’s List

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The following students achieved the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the Fall 2015 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Students include: Emma Campbell of Missouri City, Julian Malone of Fresno and Monica Seetharam of […]

Fort Bend ISD taking community feedback on 2016-17 School Calendar

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Fort Bend ISD is inviting the public to share its input on the proposed 2016-17 FBISD Calendar, which will be voted upon at the board’s Jan. 19 meeting. The public has until tomorrow to comment and share input on the calendar, which includes an additional 20 minutes per day of added instruction at the elementary, […]

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