SMSD hosts interns from university in Taiwan

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Stafford MSD welcomed teaching interns from Soochow University in Taiwan, to campus on Tuesday.

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

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Stafford College & Career Center automotive teacher David “Red” Garner retired from the automotive industry in 2001 and joined the education field to help create opportunities for students.

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

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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

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Shown breaking ground for Elementary No. 50 are, from the left, Ron Holleyhead, manager of projects, Jacobs Engineering Group; Bill Lyle, project manager, Jacobs Engineering Group; Oscar Perez, FBISD interim chief of operations; Dr. Charles Dupre, FBISD superintendent of schools; KP George, FBISD board member; Grayle James, FBISD board member; Kristin Tassin, FBISD board president; Aaron Johnson, Cadence McShane superintendent; Colby Rose, Cadence McShane vice president; and Huckabee principals John Haskew, Michael Lovaglio and Gary Blanton.

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

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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

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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 […]

School district adopts tax rate

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During its regular business meeting Sept. 19, the FBISD Board of Trustees adopted a tax rate of $1.34 per $100 valuation, with $1.04 to be used for maintenance and operations and $0.30 to be used for payment of bonds. The adoption of the 2016-17 tax rate marks the seventh consecutive year that the district has […]

Ridge Point graduate cheering for the Texans

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By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Taylor H. is living the dream she never had. The 2014 graduate of Ridge Point High School was never a cheerleader for the Panthers but she is one now for the Houston Texans. “It is so much fun,” she said. “Our team is awesome this year. The girls are wonderful and […]

FBISD parents invited to refer students for Gifted and Talented testing and identification

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Fort Bend ISD offers Gifted and Talented (GT) services to provide learning opportunities that challenge and develop the abilities of identified gifted students through critical, creative, and self-directed learning, as well as meet their social and emotional needs. FBISD provides GT services in math, science, English language arts and social studies at all grade levels […]

FBISD invites community to submit names for the district’s newest schools, facilities

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Fort Bend ISD is seeking community suggestions for the naming of six new campuses and facilities through the use of an online form.  The deadline to submit names is Friday, Sept. 30. – Following are the facilities that are available for naming suggestions: – Elementary School 48 – located in the Sienna Plantation community – […]

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