Willowridge students, staff to begin school year at Marshall High

Willowridge High School students and staff members will begin the 2017-18 school year at Marshall High School as cleanup efforts continue at the WHS campus. The school year begins on Aug. 22, and the Fort Bend Independent School District is planning a Community Forum and Celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 16, so that the community can […]

Fort Bend ISD students recognized for service on Lone Star Leadership Academy Alumni Council

Four Fort Bend ISD students are among more than 80 young leaders – representing 50 public, charter and private schools from across the state – to create and lead service projects as members of Education in Action’s 2016-2017 Lone Star Leadership Academy Alumni Council. Before entering the ninth grade, the council members participated in a […]

Fort Bend ISD teacher Jessika Hearne authors book to inspire readers to overcome obstacles

Many people doubted Jessika Hearne would ever succeed in life, but she has proven them wrong on so many levels. Some said she wouldn’t graduate high school, but she did. Her educational pursuits went even further with her receiving a bachelor’s degree, soon to be followed by a master’s degree in education administration, which she’ll […]

Elkins AFJROTC cadets attend Houston Area Leadership Course

Cadets Chang and Melchor recognized for outstanding achievement Fourteen Elkins High School Air Force JROTC cadets were among more than 300 students throughout Texas to attend the third annual Houston Area Air Force JROTC Cadet Leadership Course, held June 11-17 at the University of Houston. During the weeklong training, the cadets completed one of three […]

Fort Bend ISD hosting parent organization and booster club informational meeting

All leaders of Fort Bend ISD parent organizations and booster clubs are invited to the district’s annual informational meeting to learn requirements regarding background checks, IRS tax filings, liability insurance coverage and more. The meeting will take place on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the FBISD Administrative Annex Main Auditorium […]

Four FBISD graduates named College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship winners

Fort Bend ISD is proud to announce that four high school graduates – representing Austin, Dulles and Hightower high schools – are winners of 2017 College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships. They are among approximately 900 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities, and join more than 3,200 other college-sponsored award recipients announced in […]

Fort Bend Leadership Forum class graduates

The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum Class of 2017 graduated last May. Under the direction of Division Co-Chairs Dustin Fessler and Barkley Peschel, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership program celebrates its most recent graduating class of outstanding leaders. Participants study the qualities that make a community leader, analyze leadership roles, and […]

Dulles students win 8th in National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

A team of high school students from Sugar Land won 8th in the national competition for the 2017 National Science Bowl (NSB). As a result, they received $1,000 for their efforts. The students are Andrew Liu, Shree Mohan, Abin Antony, Shreyas Balaji and Anish Patel. “The National Science Bowl continues to be one of the […]

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County supports summer reading program

ACHIEVE Fort Bend County spearheaded a summer reading program for first graders attending Title 1 schools throughout the county. Facilitators from each of the school districts worked with ACHIEVE Board Member Cathy Duvall, a former Fort Bend ISD leader in reading, to identify eligible students and to document their reading levels. Books were then ordered […]

Dulles student to travel with Youth Ambassadors to Columbia

Louise Zeng, 16, of Missouri City is one of 10 youths traveling to Washington, D.C., for one week and onward to Colombia for three weeks as part of Partners of the Americas’ U.S. Youth Ambassadors (YA) program, taking place in July. The 10 youths, accompanied by an adult mentor, will spend the three weeks abroad […]

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