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Career Planning outweighs recess at Austin Parkway Elementary School

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Austin Parkway Elementary School students were less excited about recess and more focused on career planning recently as they took part in their school’s newly-revamped Career Day event. Rather than have speakers visit each classroom as they have done in the past, the students signed up to attend four sessions focusing on their career choices. […]

QVMS RaiderMath takes 1st place in 5A Math at state competition

On April 4, a record number of 122 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Quail Valley Middle School Academy for Gifted/Talented traveled to San Antonio to compete in the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association State Competition. Each student qualified in either number sense, calculator, general math and-or general science. Over 2,500 students from […]

School community comes together in building of new playground pavilion

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Oakland Elementary School students and staff are enjoying a new playground pavilion thanks to the generous donations and efforts of school supporters. The new structure was funded with donations from the Waterside Estates Community Association, Fort Bend County Mud District No. 118, Oakland Elementary’s Physical Education Department and the school’s PTO. The school hosted a […]

Heather Morgan named new principal of Blue Ridge Elementary

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Fort Bend ISD named Heather Morgan as the new principal of Blue Ridge Elementary School on May 19. She has been employed in the District since 2006 and recently served as the assistant principal at Mission West Elementary School. As assistant principal, Morgan helped create, facilitate and build collaborative partnerships that supported a positive learning […]

Evan Carothers awarded Eagle Scout rank

Mark Coalmer (Former scoutmaster, Troop 826, Manama, Bahrain), Mark Carothers, Karen Carothers, Evan Carothers, Long Pham (Former Scoutmaster Troop 38), Steve Frantz (Former Scoutmaster, Troop 38).

Evan Carothers received his Eagle Award at a Boy Scout Court of Honor held on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The ceremony was held at the Parkway United Methodist Church in Sugar Land, Texas.  The master of ceremonies was Mr. Long Pham, former Scoutmaster Troop 38. Carothers joined Troop 38 in February 2007, when he bridged […]

Lamar Junior High wins inaugural History Quiz Bowl

What would you think is the best title for a diagram with a circular arrangement of the phrases: • Colonists staked out huge pieces of land for farming • Free labor was available • More and more successful farms. A team of 8th-graders from Lamar Junior High correctly answered “Growth of Slavery in America” would be the […]

Coach inspires Hunters Glen students to complete first marathon

Shown with the Hunters Glen marathon runners are Principal Angela Dow and PE teacher Lewis Rhone (left) and Music teacher Theresa Grayson (right).

Hunters Glen Elementary School students proudly completed their first marathon, which was held on their campus during Physical Education classes. The students ran a mile (an equivalent of four laps around the block) during PE class each day, with many students running more than a mile. “The students didn’t think they could actually complete the […]

“Teens in the Driver Seat” at Sugar Land Middle School

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Sugar Land Middle School (SLMS) health classes competed in the 2013-2014 “Teens in the Driver Seat” (TDS) Cup contest and placed 3rd in the state in the Junior High School division. The contest is sponsored by State Farm and awards TDS Program schools for spreading the message about safe driving and saving lives. Participating schools […]

Michael Ewing named new Fort Bend ISD Director, At-Risk Programs

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Michael Ewing was named as the Director of At-Risk Programs for Fort Bend ISD at the May 19 Regular Board Meeting.  Most recently, Ewing served as the Director of Federal and State Programs for Stafford MSD.  Prior to that role, he was a Special Education Coordinator at Fort Bend ISD and an ARD Facilitator in […]

Winners named in 2014 Fort Bend ISD Bilingual Spelling Bee

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Fort Bend ISD Bilingual Spelling Competition! Winning this year’s event were: David Armijo of Ridgegate Elementary School, 1st place; Gloria Perez of Armstrong Elementary School, 2nd place; and Pedro Villatoro of Mission West Elementary School, 3rd place. They competed against approximately 27 other students representing 15 FBISD elementary […]

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