Superintendents school chamber on finances

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

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

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

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 […]

SMSD hosts interns from university in Taiwan

The Stafford Municipal School District recently welcomed education professor Dr. James Lee and his students from Soochow University in Taiwan. “Stafford MSD is a very diverse school district where our student body speaks a total of 33 different languages,” Stafford MSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Bostic said. “We were glad that Dr. Lee and his students […]

Stafford’s Garner teaches students about cars after retiring from General Motors

By SMSD Communications David “Red” Garner could be retired right now, but the 78-year-old Stafford Municipal School District automotive instructor loves introducing students to opportunities in the automotive industry. “I’ve always thought about giving back and helping, because a lot of people helped me achieve my goals,” said Garner, the Stafford College & Career Center’s […]

@FtBendAthletics: Panther-Tiger showdown looms

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The first big District 20-6A game of this season will be Saturday night when Ridge Point takes on Travis with the winner claiming the top spot in the district standings. Both teams are 2-0 in district play. Here is the rundown of Fort Bend ISD and Stafford […]

Fort Bend ISD breaks ground for Elementary 50 in Grand Vista Community

Construction crews are hard at work at the site of Fort Bend ISD’s Elementary School 50, which will support student growth in the west side of the district. The elementary project is included in the 2014 Bond Program and was designed in accordance with the FBISD board-approved elementary education specifications to include 21st century learning […]

Fort Bend ISD rejects detachment petition

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees held a public hearing Sept. 26 where it rejected a petition submitted by residents of the Diamond Bay section of Shadow Creek Ranch to leave the district. The petition, received in April, requested that the board approve the detachment of the area from the district. A related petition […]

@FtBendAthletics: Ridge Point dominates Kempner

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Here is the rundown of Fort Bend ISD football for the week: Ridge Point 49, Kempner 8 Ridge Point scored at will against Kempner as they defeated the Cougars 49-8 Thursday night. Adam Bazan started the scoring with a 4-yard pass from Aaron Allen with 8:14 to […]

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