Hope for Three at Dulles High School

Hope For Three recently shared its signature awareness campaign, “IT’S COOL TO CARE” with students of Dulles High School (DHS). The goal of the program is to educate, enable and empower young people about other young people with unique abilities – autism. According to local statistics, there are 3,000 students with autism enrolled in school […]

Fort Bend ISD board names key priorities for the legislature

As the Texas 85th Legislative Session nears in January 2017, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees developed a comprehensive legislative agenda in five key areas in support of the 74,000 students who attend Fort Bend ISD schools and of the 10,000 employees who work on behalf of these students to help meet their education […]

Houston beats Tulane 30-18

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The University of Houston Cougars recovered a fumbled punt in the end zone just 77 seconds into the game and went on to defeat Tulane 30-18. With No. 3 ranked Louisville coming to TDECU Stadium on Thursday night, the big question for the Cougars is the health […]

Willowridge makes playoffs as FBISD rolls a 7

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star For the first time since 2009, Willowridge High School is in the football playoffs. The Eagles join six other Fort Bend ISD schools as the district placed seven teams in the 2016 football playoffs, the maximum available to them in the current alignment. The teams were placed […]

Stafford High senior powers Spartans into playoff football opener

By Stafford MSD Communications The ball is snapped and the opposing defense is stacking the box. The quarterback hands the ball off – and instead of three yards and a cloud of dust – it’s “23 yards and wow, did you just see No. 3 for the Stafford High Spartans elude four defenders?” Meet Stafford […]

FBISD announces principals for three future elementary schools

Fort Bend ISD recently named new leaders for its three future elementary campuses. Among the new leaders are: Joy Schwinger, Elementary School 48; Lori Hoeffken, Elementary School 49; and Kari Bruhn, Elementary School 50. All three schools are funded through the 2014 Bond Program, and will open in August of 2017. Schwinger, currently principal of […]

UH comes from behind to beat Central Florida

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Just when the Cougars’ season was starting to swirl down the drain, the players who are expected to make plays, finally made some plays, and the University of Houston came back to defeat the University of Central Florida 31-24 Saturday. UH was behind 24-3 with 13:05 to […]

Fort Bend ISD extends Dupre’s contract

Contract extended until April 2020, includes salary increase During its regular business meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, the FBISD Board of Trustees voted to extend Superintendent Charles Dupre’s employment contract until April 2020. Dupre joined the district in April of 2013. In addition to extending the duration of the contract by another year, the board […]

@FtBendAthletics: Five teams fighting for four playoff spots

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With two weeks to go in the season, the playoff picture in eastern Fort Bend County is getting tighter. In both District 20-6A and 23-5A, there are five teams fighting for four playoff spots. The following are game summaries from play last weekend. Ridge Point 56, Austin […]

Fort Bend ISD to hold public hearing to consider District of Innovation designation

Hearing to be held Nov. 14 following adoption of resolution A public hearing will be held Nov. 14 as Fort Bend ISD considers whether to pursue becoming a District of Innovation. During its regular board meeting on Oct. 17, the FBISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution to initiate the process. The District of Innovation […]

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