Brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

Sugar Land’s Boy Scout Troop 441 recently added two new Eagle Scouts to its ranks, brothers Christopher and Mark ZumMallen. Troop 441 is sponsored by Christ Church Sugar Land. The troop was founded in 1989 and has over 145 Eagle Scouts to date. In order to earn the Eagle award, a Scout must complete 21 […]

District and city officials dedicate new Spark Park at Ridgemont Elementary

SPARK School Park Program made a stop in Fort Bend ISD during its 2016 SPARK Week, dedicating one its newest parks at Ridgemont Elementary school on Nov. 14. The new park marks the first partnership between Fort Bend ISD and SPARK Park, and several elected officials, Fort Bend ISD board members and administrators were on […]

Fort Bend ISD dedicates Riverstone school to fallen firefighter

Local and state officials, members of the Houston Fire Department and hundreds of parents attended the recent dedication of Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary in Riverstone. The elementary — which opened in August — is named after Anne McCormick Sullivan, a Dulles High School graduate and Houston firefighter who died on duty in a May 2013 […]

Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club scholarship application is now open

Every year, the Fort Bend Aggie Moms’ Club raises funds throughout the year to award scholarships to deserving students attending Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Blinn TEAM. The scholarship program seeks to recognize and reward Texas A&M University students who are proficient in academics, involved in purposeful activities outside the classroom with […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis tips Klein, Dawson beats Bush

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With three seconds to go and the scored tied at 44, Sage Tolbert established his position in the lane on the weak side, ready for any rebound that may come his way. One did, and Tolbert tipped it in to give Travis a 46-44 win over Klein […]

Dulles Middle School student leaders support and fundraise for Alzheimer’s research

Students in Dulles Middle School Teen Leadership, PALs and AVID took part in the 2016 Fort Bend County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 29, at Constellation Field. The students exceeded their fundraising goal, raising over $5,000. The DMS team was organized by Teen Leadership teacher Jessica Knox, who was personally motivated after losing her […]

Stafford student gets Texans Scholarship

Stafford High senior Taten Blue was awarded a $5,000 Houston Texans/Reliant Energy Scholarship for Champions last month. He and other recipients were honored by the Texans Sunday before the start of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Fort Bend ISD names four future campuses

During a board meeting on Dec. 12, the FBISD Board of Trustees voted on the names of four future campuses. Elementary School 48 will be named after Donald Leonetti, a long-time supporter of FBISD schools and athletics. Elementary School 49 will take the name of 19th century soldier James C. Neill and Elementary School 50 […]

Stafford Elementary students receive 41 bicycles from Elks Lodge

By Stafford MSD Communications Forty-one Stafford Elementary School fourth graders received a special early Christmas surprise on Thursday morning. Elks Lodge 151, based in Stafford, donated 41 bicycles and helmets to the students, who were surprised to learn of their new modes of transportation during a Christmas celebration ceremony at the school. The Elks Lodge […]

Houston Texans present Stafford senior with $5,000 scholarship

By Stafford MSD COMMUNICATIONS Stafford High senior Taten Blue has achieved a great deal in academics, athletics and community service. Those accomplishments were recognized when he was awarded with Houston Texans/Reliant Energy Scholarship for Champions, for $5,000, last month. “Earning this scholarship was a great honor,” Blue said. “I am very honored to have received […]

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