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 […]

Dulles student wins Scholastic Art and Writing Awards gold medal

Lauren Yanga, a sophomore from Dulles High School, has earned National Gold medal in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Lauren’s art work “Never Forget” was in the less than 0.5 percent of entries selected as national gold medal by professional judges from among more than 330,000 pieces of art and writing that were […]

FBISD students selected for Duke TIP Grand Recognition

Fort Bend ISD recently announced that 37 students in the district qualified for Grand Recognition and 246 students qualified for State Recognition through the Duke Talented Identification Program (Duke TIP) for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT. The seventh grade talent search identifies, recognizes and supports high-performing students. The program offers qualifying seventh […]

Fort Bend ISD students win big at 2017 state VASE

Sixty Fort Bend ISD high school students participated in the state Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE), held recently in San Antonio. The students advanced to state after scoring well at the area event, during which their artwork was evaluated based on originality, technical expertise, interpretation and understanding of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). […]

FBISD students selected for Project Search school-to-work internship

United Healthcare recently announced the names of 12 Fort Bend ISD high school students who were selected to participate in Project Search, a job training program created for students living with disabilities. Fort Bend ISD’s Special Education Department partners with United Healthcare, Texana and Texas Workforce Solutions to provide the school-to-work program to help young […]

Congratulations 2017 Valedictorians & Salutatorians!

FORT BEND ISD Austin High School Valedictorian: Priya Ketan Patel College: University of Texas-Austin Field of Study: Computer science/ business Salutatorian: Howard Cheng Yong College: University of Texas-Austin Field of Study: Chemical  engineering/mathematics Bush High School Valedictorian: Mehar Khan College: University of Texas-Austin Field of Study: Biology Salutatorian: Maxwell Adu-Gyamfi College: University of Texas-Austin Field […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy celebrates grand opening of art pavilion

Fort Bend Christian Academy recently celebrated the grand opening of its 7,000 square-foot art pavilion recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and art demonstrations. Guests enjoyed a cupcake truck celebrating the growth of the school over the past 30 years, and student’s award-winning artwork was on display to recognize their 6th state championship at the TAPPS […]

FBISD’s Child Nutrition Department recognized by Texas Department of Agriculture with Best of the Bunch Award

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently honored the Fort Bend ISD Child Nutrition Department with the Best of the Bunch Award. The department was recognized for its achievement in Commissioner Sid Miller’s 2016 Local Products Challenge, for successfully incorporating local ingredients from Texas in at least three meal components. Only 77 participating districts earned […]

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