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Austin Volleyball

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The Austin High volleyball team enjoyed the best varsity volleyball season in the history of Fort Bend ISD. The Bulldogs finished 46-3, falling to Lewisville Hebron, in the UIL Class 6A Championship Game on Nov. 21 in Garland.

Ridge Point’s Rainford leads Panthers to historic victory

(Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

Ridge Point High junior running back B.J. Rainford rushed for 185 yards and four touchdowns in the Panthers’ 35-27 win over A&M Consolidated last Saturday at NRG Stadium.

Nine FBISD students will travel to China for cultural exchange program

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By Deborah Rowe For The Star Nine Fort Bend ISD students will be traveling to China as part of a cultural exchange program known as the FBISD Global Iniative. Their educational adventure is January 2-17. “The Fort Bend Global Initiative is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that was created in 2012 to enhance the quality […]

Eagle Board of Review

Sugar Land resident Kevin Lobo

Sugar Land resident Kevin Lobo completed his Eagle Board of Review on Aug. 25. His Court of Honor has been scheduled for Nov. 24 at St. Martins Church also in Sugar land . Kevin joined scouting as a first grader and is currently a senior at Kempner High. His Eagle Scout project consisted of making […]

Austin Volleyball qualifies for State Tournament

The Austin High volleyball team qualified for the state semifinals for the first time in program history. The Bulldogs will face Conroe Oak Ridge at 6 p.m. Friday in the UIL Class 6A Semifinals at the Culwell Center in Garland.  (Photo courtesy of Graith Photography)

The Austin High volleyball team has only lost two matches all season. If the Bulldogs win two more, they’ll become Fort Bend ISD’s first state champion in volleyball. Austin (45-2) will face Conroe Oak Ridge (35-6) in the Class 6A State Semifinals at the Culwell Center in Garland – near Dallas – at 6 p.m. […]

Fort Bend ISD Board Member KP George participates in leadership program

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KP George, a member of the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees, joined 34 other school board members from across Texas at the kickoff session of the Leadership TASB Class of 2016, held in October. Selected by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the group is participating in a yearlong education leadership study program. […]

TEA: FBISD violated special education law

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Staff Reports Fort Bend ISD and three other Houston area school districts violated federal law with regards to special education, according to The Associated Press. The Texas Education Agency is alleging – upon the completion of an investigation – that FBISD as well as Clear Creek, Houston and Pasadena ISDs didn’t properly evaluate students with […]

Local scholarship available to HCC students

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Each Spring Bhayani Home Team Scholarship through the HCC Foundation will award up to $50,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Fort Bend ISD public high schools. Each eligible graduate will be awarded up to $1,000 for each school year for tuition and fees at Houston Community College. Awards are renewable up to two years. […]

FBISD trustee pushes neighborhood road issue

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend ISD trustee Kristin Tassin has expressed frustration in an hour-long commute to Ridge Point High – where her children attend school. Tassin – who is advocating on behalf of many of her Sienna Point neighbors – would like to see a paved east-west road built connecting the Sienna Point […]

Elkins High graduate enjoys return to Houston area

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Bailey Banks is enjoying the best of both worlds. The Houston Baptist University sophomore outside hitter can visit her family in Missouri City and watch her younger brother’s high school football games. Then, she can head 14 miles south and participate in a college environment where her dorm is walking distance […]

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