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Sugar Mill Elementary School student wins first place in national poster contest

Sugar Mill Elementary School celebrated the success of third-grader Sidharth Duttala last month.

Sugar Mill Elementary School is celebrating the success of third-grader Sidharth Duttala, who was named a winner in the 2015 National Association for Pupil Transportation’s National School Bus Safety Week Poster Contest. The contest named winners in six categories. Sidharth won first place in the Division I (grades K-2) category for his “Super Important Bully […]

Missouri City educator wants parents and students to build a future of learning

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By Donna Hill For The Star When Cynthia Poore retired from her career in education, she still had a need to teach. After 30 years of working with students, she wanted to continue a firm foundation of learning for students – and start a small business as well. Noticing gaps in learning for some students, […]

Fort Bend ISD set to open four schools by 2018

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Fort Bend ISD is on schedule to open three elementary schools by next year and a middle school by 2018. The funds for all four schools are part of a bond package that voters approved as part of the $484 million bond package. Construction hasn’t begun at any of the campuses, but preparation is underway. […]

Rosenthal to run for re-election in May

Dave Rosenthal
FBISD Board of Trustees Vice President

Dave Rosenthal, FBISD Board of Trustees Vice President, announces plans to seek re-election in 2016. Rosenthal was first elected to the board in May 2012 for a one year unexpired term. He was re-elected in 2013 for a full three year term. Mr. Rosenthal was part of the team responsible for the transition from the […]

St. Laurence Catholic school celebrates our Lady of Guadalupe

Photo of SLCS Spanish Culture Club and Spanish Honor Society  who participated in the Celebration along with Fr. Drew, pastor at St. Laurence, Debra Haney, Principal, and SLCS Spanish Teachers.

On Dec. 11, the eve of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Laurence Catholic School celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, with a special school Mass led by Spanish classes. For this special occasion, Mass was celebrated by Father Drew Wood. The SLCS Spanish Culture Club reenacted […]

Four locals named to Dean’s List

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The following students achieved the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the Fall 2015 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Students include: Emma Campbell of Missouri City, Julian Malone of Fresno and Monica Seetharam of […]

Fort Bend ISD taking community feedback on 2016-17 School Calendar

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Fort Bend ISD is inviting the public to share its input on the proposed 2016-17 FBISD Calendar, which will be voted upon at the board’s Jan. 19 meeting. The public has until tomorrow to comment and share input on the calendar, which includes an additional 20 minutes per day of added instruction at the elementary, […]

Boy Scout Troops 992

Boy Scouts Samuel Chiu and Jay Griffin

Boy Scouts Samuel Chiu and Jay Griffin recently earned their Eagle Rank.    They are with Boy Scout Troop 992, chartered through Faith Lutheran Church in Sugar Land.

Fort Bend ISD makes bond-related technology advances

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Work is progressing on District-wide technology upgrades that were included in the November 2014 Bond.  Tremendous accomplishments have been achieved over the summer and during first semester by the Information Technology Division, not only for the Bond Projects, but for overall improvement of the District’s technology capabilities. Upgrading a single campus involves our own internal […]

Kempner High School Cougars helping less fortunate

Pictured are members of the Kempner High School basketball team following their volunteer service at the East Fort Bend. Human Needs Ministry. (Submitted photo)

As a show of support to members of the Fort Bend community, the Kempner High School “Cougars” Basketball Team spent time during their Thanksgiving Holiday helping the East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry feed families during its annual Thanksgiving food drive. Being thankful for all they have and to individuals who support them, the Cougars […]

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