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Fort Bend County youth participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps

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Fort Bend County residents, Logan Maus of Needville and Justin Shih of Sugar Land, participated in the Texas Brigades summer leadership camps in June and July. They were among one hundred sixty-five high school students that took part in this award-winning leadership development program. The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBISD Social Worker pens book on financial literacy, success

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A double celebration is nearing for Fort Bend ISD social worker, Janice Little, who on Sept. 20 will celebrate her graduation and book release. Little will receive her Doctor of Management Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix early that afternoon and will release her new book, The Graduate’s Gift, later that evening. “Janice […]

Willowridge Hall of Fame

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The Willowridge Wall of Honor, Inc. and T.J. Ford, former NBA player and Willowridge High School alum, will host the eighth Wall of Honor Banquet, Saturday, September 6, 2014, at The Power Center, 12401 South Post Oak Road, Houston, Texas at 7:00 pm.  Eight outstanding former alumni and teachers will be inducted into the Willowridge […]

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 […]

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