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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 


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 


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 


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 […]

WCJC Choir presents ‘Holy Week’ concert April 14

Members of the Wharton County Junior College’s Chamber Singers rehearse for this coming Monday’s Holy Week Concert, which features selections marking the days leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

  The Wharton County Junior College Choirs will mark one of the Christian church’s most reverent seasons with a concert that highlights Christ’s final days on earth. Scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton, the Holy Week Concert will center exclusively on music that recalls the events leading […]

WCJC announces May mini-term & summer 2014 walk-in & web registration

Wharton County Junior College is currently registering for the May Mini-Term and Summer 2014 semesters.   Students may register on campus or on the web through May 18 for the May Mini-Term, through June 8 for Summer I, and through July 13 for Summer II. On campus registration is held at the WCJC Richmond campus, […]

Winning essay earns Walker Station Elementary School student “Superintendent for the Day”

Dr. Dupre asked Annie to introduce herself to administrators during an Administrative Team Meeting.

Classmates of Annie Phan’s greeted her with cheers when she returned to school following a brief absence on April 10. Her reason for being away from school wasn’t due to an illness or family emergency; it was because Annie was named “Superintendent for the Day” in Fort Bend ISD. Annie, a fifth-grader at Walker Station […]

WCJC raises funds for Turtle Wing Foundation

Photo by Ben Sharp

WCJC students and the WCJC Volleyball Team cooked baked goods and sold T-shirts this past Thursday to raise funds for the Turtle Wing Foundation, which assists special needs children – and particularly those with Autism – who  live in rural areas. Volleyball Coach Brianna Florus organized this week’s fundraiser. Her sister-in-law helped found the Turtle […]

Students select apples for favorite instructors

Photo by John Dettling, Jr.

WCJC students choose apples to present to their favorite instructors as part of The Teacher Effect initiative. Pictured, from left, are Davariel White, Emily Abbot, Becky Hannah, Jacob Medina, Lauren Walker and Gabrielle Gonzales.

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