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Quail Valley Middle School support Avon 39

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Quail Valley Middle School (QVMS) students, staff, parents and community members raised $2,500 to support Avon 39, the walk to cure cancer, during a fundraising event held on campus. Students who raised at least $25 for the cause were invited to attend the event that included board games, music and line dancing, basketball tournaments, volleyball […]

Local student competed in state spelling bee

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Dickinson Elementary School fifth grader Michael Tsao has been participating in his school’s spelling bee since third grade and each year he would come closer to winning.  So when he won his school’s bee this past year his family was very proud and had no expectation that he would win the regional bee for Fort […]

Former FBISD trustee fined for campaign sign theft

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The city of Meadows Place reached a decision last month in the misdemeanor theft case of then-Fort Bend ISD trustee Bruce Albright’s re-election campaign. On March 25, Albright was ordered to pay a $200 fine, plus court costs, in Meadows Place Municipal Court. The Class C Misdemeanor will be dismissed as long as he doesn’t […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBISD ESL Elementary Teacher of the Year Mandy Moreno

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(1) When did you decide you wanted to become a teacher? “I’ve known since I was in elementary school that I wanted to be a teacher. I used to play teacher with my best friend, and we would use our brothers as our students.” (2) How did you decide to special in ESL? “My former […]

Fort Bend ISD honors longtime Sugar Land educators

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Sugar Land residents Carolyn and Vernon “Corky” Madden are as synonymous with education in Fort Bend County as John Madden is with football and video games. The Maddens, however, were surprised when Fort Bend ISD decided to name Elementary School 46 in their honor, last week. The school, which is set […]

Blood & Platelet Drive being held for Sartartia student

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A Blood & Platelet Drive will be held through Monday, April 6 at the Sugar Land Donor Center, 4949 Sweetwater Blvd., and the Katy Donor Center, 1575 S. Grand Parkway Ste. 600, to help Sartartia Middle School student Justin Stout, who is battling Leukemia. To make an appointment, call the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center […]

FBISD names new schools after longtime educators, fallen firefighter

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 The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to name the District’s newest elementary schools after Carolyn and Vernon Madden, two longtime Fort Bend ISD educators, and Anne McCormick Sullivan, a Fort Bend ISD graduate who gave her life in the line of duty. Carolyn and Vernon Madden Elementary will open in August of […]

Report: Missouri City PD investigating inappropriate behavior allegations at Marshall

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Three Marshall High School employees, including a teacher, face inappropriate behavior allegations, a Fort Bend Independent School District spokesperson told our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. “We want to assure our parents and community members that we take all allegations very seriously. While these alleged incidents are not related, it is concerning that multiple staff members […]

FBISD names Dr. Dawn Carlson as the new Director of the Department of Student Affairs

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Fort Bend ISD named Dr. Dawn Carlson as the new Director of the Department of Student Affairs. The department was established in the 2013-2014 school year to ensure that student-related policies are applied consistently across the District. After only one year, the District is seeing positive results due to its important work. “I am pleased […]

Parents react to FBISD limiting study halls

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The Fort Bend ISD administration has instructed all of its high school principals to limit the number of study hall sections to two for the upcoming school year. Study halls are non-credit class periods that students can use to complete their coursework and/or study for upcoming quizzes and tests. According to a statement, the district […]

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