FBISD students selected for Duke TIP Grand Recognition

Fort Bend ISD recently announced that 37 students in the district qualified for Grand Recognition and 246 students qualified for State Recognition through the Duke Talented Identification Program (Duke TIP) for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT. The seventh grade talent search identifies, recognizes and supports high-performing students. The program offers qualifying seventh […]

Fort Bend ISD students win big at 2017 state VASE

Sixty Fort Bend ISD high school students participated in the state Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE), held recently in San Antonio. The students advanced to state after scoring well at the area event, during which their artwork was evaluated based on originality, technical expertise, interpretation and understanding of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). […]

FBISD students selected for Project Search school-to-work internship

United Healthcare recently announced the names of 12 Fort Bend ISD high school students who were selected to participate in Project Search, a job training program created for students living with disabilities. Fort Bend ISD’s Special Education Department partners with United Healthcare, Texana and Texas Workforce Solutions to provide the school-to-work program to help young […]

Congratulations 2017 Valedictorians & Salutatorians!

FORT BEND ISD Austin High School Valedictorian: Priya Ketan Patel College: University of Texas-Austin Field of Study: Computer science/ business Salutatorian: Howard Cheng Yong College: University of Texas-Austin Field of Study: Chemical  engineering/mathematics Bush High School Valedictorian: Mehar Khan College: University of Texas-Austin Field of Study: Biology Salutatorian: Maxwell Adu-Gyamfi College: University of Texas-Austin Field […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy celebrates grand opening of art pavilion

Fort Bend Christian Academy recently celebrated the grand opening of its 7,000 square-foot art pavilion recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and art demonstrations. Guests enjoyed a cupcake truck celebrating the growth of the school over the past 30 years, and student’s award-winning artwork was on display to recognize their 6th state championship at the TAPPS […]

FBISD’s Child Nutrition Department recognized by Texas Department of Agriculture with Best of the Bunch Award

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently honored the Fort Bend ISD Child Nutrition Department with the Best of the Bunch Award. The department was recognized for its achievement in Commissioner Sid Miller’s 2016 Local Products Challenge, for successfully incorporating local ingredients from Texas in at least three meal components. Only 77 participating districts earned […]

Fort Bend ISD board members sworn in New officers elected

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees canvassed and certified the unofficial results of the May 6 election during a special board meeting on May 15. On May 6, voters re-elected Kristin Tassin, Jason Burdine and KP George, and they will serve additional three-year terms on the board. The three trustees were first elected to […]

Governor appoints Fort Bend ISD trustee to school safety board

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Jason Burdine, vice president of the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees, to the Texas School Safety Center Board for a two-year term. The 10-member board reports to the governor, the Legislature, the state board of education and the Texas Education Agency regarding school safety and security, and advises the […]

Six Fort Bend ISD seniors named National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced this year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, and six Fort Bend ISD graduating seniors are among the honorees. They represent the 2,500 Merit Scholar designees chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. FBISD’s scholarship winners (and their […]

Students, teachers at FBISD’s EDGE campuses benefit from George Foundation grant

Students at Fort Bend ISD’s two EDGE campuses are benefiting from an innovative instructional model, made possible in part to a $153,000 grant from the George Foundation. The Educators Dedicated to Growing Excellence (EDGE) instructional model was introduced at Briargate Elementary and Ridgemont Elementary at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year. Representatives from the […]

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