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Fort Bend ISD will host All-Star Talent Draft Job Fair, Saturday, April 12

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Fort Bend ISD is searching for talented individuals to fill more than 400 new positions (including teachers, campus support staff and non-campus staff) for the coming school year. To recruit “top draft picks,” the District is hosting an All-Star Talent Draft Job Fair on Saturday, April 12. The sports-themed event welcomes “rookies” and “free agents” […]

Summer STEM learning opportunities available for students entering grades 6-8

The University of Houston is offering summer learning opportunities for students who will enter grades 6, 7 and 8 in the fall of 2014. Both programs promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and are provided through the University of Houston. Available are: • ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer • Science Camp at the University […]

Sugar Land’s future Taekwondo Olympians

Miss Giselle Giambi is 12 years old and attends Polly Ryan Middle School in Fort Bend.  She is the 2012 & 2013 Amateur Athletic Union (A.A.U.) National Taekwondo Champion as well as the 2012 & 2013  A.A.U. Junior Olympic Taekwondo Champion for her age and weight division. This summer Giselle will train 16+ hours per […]

Willowridge High School AVID students & Aristocrat Life sponsor Star of Hope Snacks & Goodnight Project

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Once again Willowridge AVID Students and Aristocrat Life are at again doing great things in the community. More than 25 people, including 10 Willowridge High School AVID Students & Staff members, participated in the Star of Hope Snacks and Goodnight Project on Thursday March 27. Our AVID Students demonstrated that you must give to receive. […]

Are you ready for some baseball?

Photos by Ben Sharp

WCJC Pioneers pitcher JT Jakubik hurls the ball toward home plate during the Pioneers’ game against Colorado Bend College on Monday afternoon in Wharton. The game – which was delayed for more than an hour due to a problem obtaining an umpire – was the first of several WCJC will play in the following days. […]

FBISD to host meeting for non-profit private & home-school providers

Fort Bend ISD’s Special Programs Department will hold a meeting to discuss non-profit private school participation in federally-funded educational services in FBISD. The meeting will be held Thursday, April 17, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the FBISD Administration Building Board Room,16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land. All non-profit private school or home-school providers that […]

Velasquez’ Berdou a finalist in Excellence in Education

Pamela Berdou, center in glasses, poses with her family after being surprised in her classroom.

She was born to be in a classroom. That’s what Velasquez 5th-grade reading teacher Pamela Berdou said while explaining her path to being nominated as a finalist in the HEB 2014 Excellence in Education Awards program. The 24-year veteran – the daughter and granddaughter of teachers – is among one of only five teachers still […]

Public hearing on Texas economic development and manufacturing set for May 1

The Economic & Small Business Development committee of the Texas House of Representatives will hold a public hearing at Houston Community College Central from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 1. The committee is meeting to receive testimony regarding economic development, manufacturing and workforce development in the Houston area. The location for the public hearing […]

FBISD police officers are two-time winners in Spaghetti Cook-Off

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Fort Bend ISD Police Officers are two-time champions in the Annual Sugar Land Exchange Club’s Spaghetti Cook-Off. The officers won the Best Presentation award this year for dressing and performing as The Village People during the cook-off. Last year, the officers received the Best Presentation award for dressing as the cast of Duck Dynasty. The […]

Hodges Bend MS joins campaign to “Block Out Violence” 

Eighth grade student Andy Doan was a walking bill board during the campaign.

To demonstrate their commitment to promoting non-violence, anti-bullying, and acceptance of others, students and staff at Hodges Bend Middle School are taking part in The D12 Foundation’s “Block Out Violence” campaign. Sponsored by Houston Rockets Player Dwight Howard, the campaign invites secondary schools to launch school-wide campaigns with the goal of creating safe campuses and […]

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