Category archives for: Fort Bend ISD

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 […]

Fort Bend ISD Schools Take Part in Nationwide Reading Celebration

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Fort Bend ISD joined school districts across the nation in celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 111th birthday during Read Across America. Sponsored by the National Education Association, the annual reading motivation and awareness program calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on the day closest to Dr. Seuss’s birthday, which is March 2. FBISD […]

Geography Bee

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Anuraag Deepak, a fifth grader at Walker Station Elementary in Sugar Land and the son of Latha Deepak and Deepak Balachandar, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semi-finalists eligible to compete in the 2015 Texas National Geographic Bee. Bees were held in schools for fourth to eighth grade students throughout the […]

Athlete Spotlight: Kempner High’s Isabel Bustos

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Kempner High sophomore forward Isabel Bustos is enjoying her first season on the Cougars’ girls varsity soccer team. “I was nervous at first, but I got to know my teammates and got comfortable,” said Bustos, who has five goals on the season after playing Junior Varsity as a freshman. Busts, 15, […]

FBISD board president to face preschool owner in May election

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend ISD board president Grayle James is running for re-election for FBISD Position 2 on a platform of continuing the district’s positive developments. James, a 51-year-old retired teacher and volunteer, faces Kathy Li, a 41-year old preschool owner/teacher and fellow Sugar Land resident, on May 9. Early voting runs from […]

Fort Bend grads enjoyed Minute Maid opportunity

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Thousands of young Houston Astros fans attend games at Minute Maid Park with the dream that they’ll get a chance to play a game at the city’s Major League Baseball field. For Baylor sophomore left fielder Darryn Sheppard, a Dulles High graduate, and Texas A&M senior first baseman G.R. Hinsley, a […]

Fort Bend ISD celebrates Campus Art Programs during Youth Art Month

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Fort Bend ISD joins the nation in celebrating Youth Art Month in March. Sponsored by the Council for Art Education, Inc., Youth Art Month emphasizes the importance of art activities for children and encourages schools and youth groups to support their art programs. During Youth Art Month, FBISD schools will proudly display the creative artwork […]

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