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Local FCST swimmer to represent USA in Open Water meet

Pictured are Chris Yeager and Peyton Quattlebaum.

Two First Colony Swim Team (FCST) Senior Elite swimmers recently competed in the USA Swimming Open Water National Championship meet in Castaic Lake, California. Christopher Yeager, age 15, placed 16th in the 10K and 3rd overall for 18 & under boys.  His time of 1:54:47 qualified him to represent Team USA at the 2014 Junior […]

Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Club holds scholarship awards luncheon

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FBFN Foundation, the charitable arm of Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors women’s social club, awarded $2,500 college scholarships to five Fort Bend County students at the Education:  The Key to Success luncheon held at BraeBurn Country Club, Houston, Texas, on Thursday, May 15.  Fort Bend Independent School District’s Superintendent, Dr. Charles Dupre, delivered the keynote […]

Elkins HS’s Ruhika Roy was recognized for science project

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Ruhika Roy, a senior at Elkins High School was invited to a Scholarships Awards Night on June 4, at the HESS Club,  Houston by Instrument Society of America( ISA) to present her spectacular science project “A novel sensor & microcontroller for vibration detection” in front of  professional engineers and students. Instrument Society of America (ISA) […]

Students take part in Cultural Celebration

As part of their summer learning experience, students enrolled in Bilingual/English as a Second Language classes at Mission West Elementary School took part in a multicultural festival to recognize and celebrate the diverse population represented in the summer program. Students in 21 classrooms joined school staff and parents in the celebration that featured cultural artifacts […]

Burton Elementary Summer School celebrates Independence Day

An Independence Day celebration came early for students enrolled in the Bilingual and English as a Second Language summer school program at Burton Elementary School. During the week of June 23, the students completed activities focusing on the importance of Independence Day and what it means to be a proud American. To commemorate their studies, […]

FBISD names Steve Shiels as Director of College and Career Readiness

Steve Shiels has been named the Director of College and Career Readiness for Fort Bend ISD.  Most recently, Shiels served as the College and Career Readiness Director in Pflugerville ISD.  Prior to that, he was a high school lead counselor in Pflugerville ISD and a middle school lead counselor in Austin ISD. He also served […]

Fort Bend ISD administrative offices & campuses will be closed through July 4

Fort Bend ISD Administrative offices and campuses will be closed this week through July 4. The District will resume its summer four-day schedule (Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.) on Monday, July 7. This schedule will be in operation through the week of July 28 (August 1 being the last Friday they are closed). […]

Fort ISD seeks parents to serve on campus Language Proficiency Assessment Committees

Fort Bend ISD is seeking qualified parents to serve on its Language Proficiency Assessment Committees (LPAC) for the 2014-2015 school year. Serving on the committee gives parents the unique opportunity to offer input regarding placement, review, assessment and end-of-year decisions concerning students who are English Language Learners (ELLs). To qualify, you must be a parent […]

Math Gains earn Mission Glen ES Student Academy Award

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Pictured with award honoree Eric Martinez are: (from left to right) Assistant Principal Melissa Mehall, Special Education Teacher Chastity Gonzalez and Principal Kari Bruhn.

Mission Glen Elementary School (MGE) third-grader, Eric Martinez, received a 2014 Academy Star Student award as a “runner up” in the awards program sponsored by EPS Literacy and Intervention’s Academy of Math. The award honors students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond […]

Lori Craig named new principal of Sugar Mill Elementary School

Lori Craig has been named the new principal of Sugar Mill Elementary School.  Most recently, Craig served as principal of FBISD’s Armstrong Elementary School, which she opened in 2011.  Prior to that role, she served as an assistant principal, a summer school principal and summer school facilitator. “Lori is a dedicated leader who already has […]

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