FBISD announces principals for three future elementary schools

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(L-R):  The Fort Bend ISD has announced the principals for the new elementary schools. They are, from the left, Joy Schwinger, Lori Hoeffken and Kari Bruhn.

Fort Bend ISD recently named new leaders for its three future elementary campuses. Among the new leaders are: Joy Schwinger, Elementary School 48; Lori Hoeffken, Elementary School 49; and Kari Bruhn, Elementary School 50. All three schools are funded through the 2014 Bond Program, and will open in August of 2017. Schwinger, currently principal of […]

UH comes from behind to beat Central Florida

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Just when the Cougars’ season was starting to swirl down the drain, the players who are expected to make plays, finally made some plays, and the University of Houston came back to defeat the University of Central Florida 31-24 Saturday. UH was behind 24-3 with 13:05 to […]

Fort Bend ISD extends Dupre’s contract

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Contract extended until April 2020, includes salary increase During its regular business meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, the FBISD Board of Trustees voted to extend Superintendent Charles Dupre’s employment contract until April 2020. Dupre joined the district in April of 2013. In addition to extending the duration of the contract by another year, the board […]

@FtBendAthletics: Five teams fighting for four playoff spots

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Jake Landry of Kempner scored three touchdowns against Dulles.

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With two weeks to go in the season, the playoff picture in eastern Fort Bend County is getting tighter. In both District 20-6A and 23-5A, there are five teams fighting for four playoff spots. The following are game summaries from play last weekend. Ridge Point 56, Austin […]

Fort Bend ISD to hold public hearing to consider District of Innovation designation

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Hearing to be held Nov. 14 following adoption of resolution A public hearing will be held Nov. 14 as Fort Bend ISD considers whether to pursue becoming a District of Innovation. During its regular board meeting on Oct. 17, the FBISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution to initiate the process. The District of Innovation […]

Stafford MSD dedicates more resources to students, teachers

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When the Stafford Municipal School District Board of Trustees collaborated with the Stafford City Council to pass a 14-0 balanced budget in August, the two governmental bodies budgeted conservatively. After an unforeseen number of students chose to enroll at Stafford MSD, the district learned it would not have to send money back to the state […]

Superintendents school chamber on finances

Dr. CHARLES DUPRE
FBISD Superindentent

By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star When three superintendents spoke before the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce telling them how well their schools were doing, they were more than a cheering squad. They wanted to make clear that their public schools are worth fighting for with state legislators and asked for help […]

TWU hosts Stafford Middle School students at Pre-Nursing Academy

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By Laura Byerley After school let out in May, Kanden Stewart, a student at Stafford Middle School, was not particularly looking forward to his summer schedule. His mother had signed him up for a Pre-Nursing Academy co-hosted by Texas Woman’s University’s Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing and the Stafford Municipal School District, and it […]

Stafford honors Craig Robertson

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By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star On Friday Stafford High School honored Craig Robertson as the first inductee into the Stafford Athletic Hall of Honor. Robertson is a 2006 graduate of Stafford High School and is a linebacker for the New Orleans Saints. The purpose of the Athletic Hall of Honor is to […]

@FtBendAthletics: Ridge Point claims first place

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Ridge Point quarterback Aaron Allen fights for yardage.

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With four weeks to go in the season, Ridge Point leads District 20-6A with a 3-0 record. Bush, Travis and Hightower are tied for second with 2-1 records. Kempner, Austin and Dulles are tied for third with 1-2 records and Clements is 0-3. The top four teams […]

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