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FBISD students receive free eye exams and eyewear

Student Daniela Diaz of Armstrong Elementary gets an eye exam from Sway Sokhamrett, volunteer with Luxottica Wholesale of New York.

An estimated one in four school-age children has a vision problem that interferes with their ability to learn, according to Prevent Blindness America. Fort Bend ISD administrators recently teamed up with the Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) and the charitable foundation OneSight to provide more than 700 students with free eye exams […]

Stephen F. Austin High School performs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

The Stephen F. Austin HS Dance Team "The Angels", shown here, entertained guests at Walt Disney World Resort  in Florida.

The talented students of Stephen F. Austin High School became stars of their own Disney show on March 7 and 8 when they entertained guests at Downtown Disney and Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort. They traveled to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program. On March 7, the “Angels” Dance […]

WCJC Drama students garner festival awards

WCJC Drama Department students perform a scene from Fortinbras. Association’s Pictured, foreground, left to right, are Bryson Baugus, David Hiebert, Isabella Nidever and David Hesse.  Pictured in the background, left to right, are Whitney McClendon, Jaime Gonzales and John Ramirez.

‘Fortinbras’ production receives Superior rating The third time was a charm for Wharton County Junior College drama students as they once again took top awards at the recent Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association’s Theatre Festival. Held at Blinn College in Brenham, the annual event showcases the talents of drama students from around the […]

WCJC Band presents a ‘Knight’ of Medieval selections April 1

Members of the WCJC Pioneer Band practice for their upcoming concert on April 1. From left are Caleb Korenek on trumpet, Gabrielle Gonzalez on tenor sax and Miranda Machicek on alto sax.

Knights, castles and maidens are on the bill for the Wharton County Junior College Pioneer Band’s spring concert, scheduled for Tuesday, April 1 at the Horton Foote Theatre in the Duson-Hansen Fine Arts Building at the Wharton campus. The annual concert will feature selections from the well-known production, Camelot, as well as an original arrangement […]

A bright beginning with a bright future

Satta Testamark, Science teacher at Wertheimer.

By Iris Ung 6th grade student Wertheimer in LCISD A solid educational foundation is key to success in later life.  The teachers and staff at Wertheimer Middle recognize the importance of a quality education and have eagerly dedicated their time and efforts to make sure that our students are successful. Teachers at WMS work hard […]

Shaun McDowell of LCISD Foster HS takes a leading role in USA Football’s Heads Up program

Foster High School head football coach SHAUN MCDOWELL is taking a leading role within USA Football’s Heads Up Football program, promoting a better and safer game on youth and high school levels nationwide. USA Football will instruct McDowell and 23 other football experts from 16 states – including high school coaches and former NFL and […]

Fort Bend ISD receives 2014 TASBO Purchasing Award of Merit

For the third consecutive year, Fort Bend ISD received the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) Purchasing Award of Merit recognizing excellence in school purchasing operations. During its Annual Conference, TASBO recognized 24 organizations that demonstrate excellence in adhering to professional standards in the acquisition of goods and services. Many of these school districts […]

FBISD provides additional summer school information

Fort Bend ISD will offer two secondary summer school sessions this year. The first session will take place June 9 through June 26; the second session will begin July 14 and end July 31. Students attending the regular middle school and high school program will attend Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. […]

Elementary students are “Wild about Math”

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Austin Parkway Elementary School held its 15th Annual Family Math Night that welcomed more than 1,500 participants. This year’s theme was “Wild about Math” and students were invited to come dressed in theme-inspired clothing as they took part in fun, grade-appropriate activities, such as Tarzan’s Tree House, Boa Constrictor, Going Bananas, Jungle Jewels, and Toucan […]

SMSD Superintendent search has scheduled a Town Hall Meeting tonight March 19

On February 17, 2014, the SMSD School Board hired Arrow Consultants to assist with their efforts to hire a superintendent that meets the needs of SMSD and the Stafford community.  In support of their efforts, the Stafford community is asked to participate in this complex and important process by providing input for characteristics that will […]

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