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Light It Up Blue

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In support of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, Fort Bend ISD speech pathologists came together to “Light It Up Blue” by wearing blue-colored clothing. Sponsored by Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, “Light It Up Blue” commemorates the adoption of World Autism Awareness Day in 2007 by the United […]

Fort Bend ISD addresses overcrowding at Commonwealth and Oakland Elementary Schools

Fort Bend Independent School District is taking measures to address overcrowding in high growth areas where two elementary schools have significant increasing student enrollment – Commonwealth and Oakland Elementary Schools. The district is developing the best solutions possible based upon the unique circumstances of each school. Commonwealth ES to address growth over next two years […]

Fort Bend ISD will host All-Star Talent Draft Job Fair, Saturday, April 12

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Fort Bend ISD is searching for talented individuals to fill more than 400 new positions (including teachers, campus support staff and non-campus staff) for the coming school year. To recruit “top draft picks,” the District is hosting an All-Star Talent Draft Job Fair on Saturday, April 12. The sports-themed event welcomes “rookies” and “free agents” […]

Sugar Land’s future Taekwondo Olympians

Miss Giselle Giambi is 12 years old and attends Polly Ryan Middle School in Fort Bend.  She is the 2012 & 2013 Amateur Athletic Union (A.A.U.) National Taekwondo Champion as well as the 2012 & 2013  A.A.U. Junior Olympic Taekwondo Champion for her age and weight division. This summer Giselle will train 16+ hours per […]

Willowridge High School AVID students & Aristocrat Life sponsor Star of Hope Snacks & Goodnight Project

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Once again Willowridge AVID Students and Aristocrat Life are at again doing great things in the community. More than 25 people, including 10 Willowridge High School AVID Students & Staff members, participated in the Star of Hope Snacks and Goodnight Project on Thursday March 27. Our AVID Students demonstrated that you must give to receive. […]

FBISD to host meeting for non-profit private & home-school providers

Fort Bend ISD’s Special Programs Department will hold a meeting to discuss non-profit private school participation in federally-funded educational services in FBISD. The meeting will be held Thursday, April 17, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the FBISD Administration Building Board Room,16431 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land. All non-profit private school or home-school providers that […]

FBISD police officers are two-time winners in Spaghetti Cook-Off

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Fort Bend ISD Police Officers are two-time champions in the Annual Sugar Land Exchange Club’s Spaghetti Cook-Off. The officers won the Best Presentation award this year for dressing and performing as The Village People during the cook-off. Last year, the officers received the Best Presentation award for dressing as the cast of Duck Dynasty. The […]

Hodges Bend MS joins campaign to “Block Out Violence” 

Eighth grade student Andy Doan was a walking bill board during the campaign.

To demonstrate their commitment to promoting non-violence, anti-bullying, and acceptance of others, students and staff at Hodges Bend Middle School are taking part in The D12 Foundation’s “Block Out Violence” campaign. Sponsored by Houston Rockets Player Dwight Howard, the campaign invites secondary schools to launch school-wide campaigns with the goal of creating safe campuses and […]

Old shoes making a difference

Volunteers – Amy Haussmann and Merce Willard-LaCosta with the collection box.

Shared Dreams is a Fort Bend ISD program that provides adequate clothing and toiletries to FBISD students. Last year, Shared Dreams assisted over 3,000 FBISD students. This year, Shared Dreams lost the vendor who donated 1,000 pairs of new shoes to the program, the director of Shared Dreams found a new way to raise funds […]

FBISD Board President Jim Rice attends program on community engagement

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Jim Rice, Fort Bend ISD Board President, was among a group of school board members gathering in Corpus Christi, February 27-March 1, to learn the latest on 21st century challenges to leadership and the implications of those trends for educators. Session theme for this, the third of five training sessions of Leadership TASB (LTASB), was […]

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