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Red Mango Athlete Spotlight: Stafford’s Josh Uluocha


By Michael Sudhalter Stafford High senior Josh Uluocha has been a key part of the Spartans’ most successful era in school history. Texas State, a Division I member of the Sun Belt Conference, has taken notice, and the 17-year-old defensive lineman gave the Bobcats a verbal commitment last month. Stafford is 5-1, 1-0 entering […]

Fort Bend ISD Board approves Land Exchanges and purchases for future schools and Agriculture Facility


On Monday, October 13, The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees met during a Special Called Meeting and unanimously approved the exchange and purchase of four parcels of land to be used for future FBISD schools and facilities. The four parcels are located in two general areas including the Harvest Green Development near Travis High […]

WCJC receives National Recognition


Wharton County Junior College has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014. Graduates obtaining national certification as a CST demonstrate, by examination, […]

Red Mango Athlete Spotlight: FBCA’s Gunner West


By Michael Sudhalter Fort Bend Christian senior defensive end Gunner West has played a key role in the Eagles’ 5-0 start. “We have really good team chemistry, and this is the best coaching staff we’ve had at this school,” West said. West, 18, has recorded a sack in each of the Eagles’ five games […]

Houston Texans team with National Oilwell Varco in Promoting Anti-Bullying Message at Austin Parkway Elementary School


Austin Parkway Elementary School students recently welcomed Houston Texans Linebacker Whitney Mercilus and the team’s official mascot TORO to their campus to take part in the “TORO Takes the BULL Out of Bullying” assembly. Presented by the Houston Texans and National Oilwell Varco, the interactive, anti-bullying program teaches students how to recognize different types of […]

Fort Bend ISD Education Foundation ranks second in its division in national study of K-12 education foundations


The nation’s only study and ranking of K-12 education foundations, “Stepping Up: The Top K-12 Education Foundations in the Nation,” has ranked Fort Bend ISD Education Foundation at second in its division and 37th overall in the nation. Stepping Up looked at eight key performance categories to determine the ranking: annual revenues, revenues per student, […]

Fort Bend ISD receives 2014 School FIRST Rating of Superior


For the 12th consecutive year, Fort Bend ISD has received a rating of Superior Achievement by the Texas Education Agency’s School FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas). The Superior Achievement rating is the state’s highest mark and serves as an indicator of the quality of the District’s financial management and reporting system. The School […]

Sugar Land Eagle Scout completes project


We often hear the term “Oh, he’s such a Boy Scout,” meaning he’s a good guy or “too good,” yet in today’s world of loosened values clouded with the threat of terrorism, can anyone be too good?  Sugar Land high school Junior John Clayton, who just completed his Eagle Scout project, has “good” company in this […]

Quail Valley Elementary celebrates International Literacy Day


Quail Valley Elementary School students enjoyed International Literacy Day on campus by welcoming guest readers to their classrooms. Parents, business and community representatives, as well as Fort Bend ISD administrators, helped promote literacy by reading some of their favorite books to students. Dr. Charles Dupre, FBISD Superintendent of Schools, was among the volunteer readers visiting […]

FBISD to host Annual Band Night, Oct. 7


Free event to feature all 11 FBISD high school bands Fort Bend ISD will present an evening of competitive marching exhibitions during its annual Band Night on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Mercer Stadium (16403 Lexington Blvd. in Sugar Land). Open seating will be […]

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