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Introductory computer classes

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at Missouri City Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these tools. The “Computers 101” class will take place […]

SAT/ACT Prep

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Representatives from Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions will conduct free SAT® and ACT® practice-test sessions at several locations in the Fort Bend County library system in September. The SAT and ACT tests are college-entrance exams used by U.S. colleges to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work, as well […]

Let’s Talk About Kids

Fort Bend ISD Administration Annex 3119 Sweetwater Blvd Sugar Land, Texas 77479 Main Auditorium – First Floor This new and motivating adult-only series is filled with helpful information for parents and caretakers of all ages.  Notable parenting and childcare experts, healthcare providers, and educators will come together in casual but informative discussions to offer new […]

Deadline for Wharton County Junior College presidential scholars extended

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Wharton County Junior College students who have not yet signed up for the Presidential Scholars Program still have time. The deadline for applying to the special program has been extended to Monday, Sept. 15. Group members will have to opportunity to meet one-on-one with the college president and take several all-expenses paid trips, one of […]

Clements sophomore to study in Oman this year

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Braden Muscarello, a sophomore at Clements High School, has been awarded a Kennedy-Lugar YES Abroad scholarship to study in Oman during the 2014-2015 school year. She is one of 65 American high school students to receive scholarships to study abroad in countries with significant Muslim populations for one academic year. The merit-based scholarship is sponsored […]

Fort Bend ISD to host Physical & Health Expo on Saturday

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To prepare for the 2014-2015 athletic season, student athletes are invited to attend a Student Physicals and Health Expo on Saturday, August 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at Wheeler Field House (16403 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land, 77479). Hosted by Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine-Sugar Land, the event will give participants, ages 12-18, the […]

Fort Bend County Extension Hosts 4-H Veterinary Science Project Interest Meeting

The Fort Bend County 4-H and Youth Development program is sponsoring a program that will help youth begin a career in veterinary medicine.  An interest meeting about the project will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, at the Fort Bend County Extension Office.  The meeting is open to parents with youth between […]

FBISD provides educational opportunities and programs for homeless youth 

Fort Bend ISD has a policy to ensure that each homeless youth has access to the same free public education and related services as every other school-aged student who attends a school in FBISD. FBISD’s Special Programs Department and campuses work together to improve the educational outcomes for homeless students by addressing areas of enrollment, […]

WCJC waives dual-credit tuition for benefit of high school students, taxpayers

Thanks to a dual-credit program offered by Wharton County Junior College, area high school students have been able to obtain college credit before they graduate.  This coming school year, they’ll be able to do that once again – and at a reduced cost. WCJC’s Board of Trustees on June 24 approved waiving tuition for all […]

Fort Bend ISD board asked to call bond election July 21

On July 21, the Fort Bend ISD board was asked to call a $494.5 million bond election for November 2014.  The proposal will address the district’s growth, security concerns and need for technology upgrades.  There is no new tax increases associated with the bond proposal. District officials say the measure will include five new elementary […]

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