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Fort Bend ISD names principals for soon-to-be Aliana, Riverstone elementary schools

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Fort Bend ISD recently named two District principals for new elementary schools that will be opening in the fall of 2015 and 2016, respectively. Pamela Brown, current principal of Rita Drabek Elementary (RDE), was chosen to lead Elementary School 46, which will open in the Aliana community in August 2015. Brown has been the principal […]

Athlete Spotlight: Dulles High’s Cooper Weatherly

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By Adrian Martin For The Star What’s the preparation like for the next level? “I’m just working as hard as I can everyday and proving myself.” What part of your game do you pride yourself on? And why? “My speed for sure. Of course it comes in handy on the base pads, but I’ve always […]

Willowridge High School students adopt Families for the Holidays

Photo 1: Pictured (from left) are: Shirley Joseph, Willie Yarber, LaSonya McArthur and Raphael Breda.

Students from Willowridge High School (WHS) spent part of their winter break reaching out to local families in need, giving food and toys to more than a dozen families in the Willowridge High School feeder pattern. Members of the WHS AVID program, WHS Men of Excellence, and their sponsors gathered at the school on December […]

Reynolds proposes single member districts for Fort Bend ISD

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State Representative Ron Reynolds (Fort Bend County, District 27) filed today HB 717 which will create single-member districts for the Fort Bend Independent School District Board (Fort Bend ISD). This bill will require each board member to be elected in single districts instead of the current at-large system. “The members of our school board need […]

Clements graduate elected to serve on Columbia University’s Senate

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Jillian Ross, a 2012 graduate of Clements High School and a current Chemical/Biomedical Engineering junior at Columbia University in New York City, was elected to the university’s Senate and will serve a two-year term through 2016. She represents the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and is the first African-American female elected Senator in the engineering […]

Athlete Spotlight: Ridge Point’s Amir Smith

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Ridge Point High’s Amir Smith is the beneficiary of great genetics and a killer mindset.  The 6-foot-6 shot-blocking senior was born on September 16, 1997. Two years earlier, his father Joe Smith, was selected first overall in the NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. After three games, he […]

More Fort Bend ISD students are taking Advanced Placement exams

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Over the last five years, the number of Fort Bend ISD students taking Advanced Placement exams increased by more than 23 percent, according to College Board data shared with the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees on Monday. Even more impressive, according to District administrators, is that 16 percent of that growth occurred during the […]

Brazos Bend Elementary Students wear Orange to stomp out bullying

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Students at Brazos Bend Elementary participated in several school activities to raise awareness about the harmful effects of bullying during National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. During the month of October, students wore orange and created school unity chains to spell out the word “United.” Each student wrote a message in their chain link, explaining what […]

Sheffield will announce college choice at All-American Game

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The celebration of New Year’s Eve and an endless slew of bowl games aren’t the only thing that local sports fans have to look forward to over the next couple of months. Marshall High senior cornerback Kendall Sheffield will announce his long-awaited college choice at the Under Armour All-American High School Football Game on Jan. […]

FBISD extends Dupre’s contract through 2018, hires new Facilities director

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At a Regular Board Meeting on Nov. 17, members of the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to amend the employment contract of Superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre, extending the agreement through April 30, 2018. Dupre’s initial contract, signed in April of 2013, was due to expire in 2016. In addition to extending the […]

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