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Hightower graduate benefits from Cinderella program

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HIGHTOWER HIGH SHCOOL

Editor’s Note: The Star wrote a story about the Cinderella-Cinderfella Inc. non-profit in the May 27 edition. This week’s story is about a student who excelled as a result of her participation in the program. By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend County resident Cassidy Devote and her family struggled with homelessness during her senior year […]

Dau graduates A&M with honors

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Quyen Dau of Sugar Land, Texas, graduated on May 23 summa cum laude with distinction attaining a perfect 4.0. The college awarded Dau on May 20 with the Dean’s Academic Achievement Award, recognizing the student in the graduating class with the highest grade point average. From left to right, Quyen Dau of Sugar Land, Texas, […]

FORT SETTLEMENT HONORED

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Fort Settlement Middle School (FSMS) has been designated a 2015 National School of Character by Characater.org, a national advocate and leader for the character education movement. Fort Settlement was recognized for having demonstrated its use of character education and development to drive a positive impact on academics, student behavior, and the school’s climate. This is […]

FBISD seventh graders take ACT or SAT

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Fort Bend ISD is proud to announce that 389 seventh-grade students in the District took the SAT or ACT through the Duke University Talent Identification Program, and of that amount, 194 students quality for State Recognition and 33 qualify for Grand Recognition. Students Qualifying for Grand Recognition include: First Colony Middle School – Wallace Chen, […]

FBISD board approves raise for teachers, staff

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FBISD Board of Trustees Approves Compensation Plan for 2015-2016 fiscal year fbisd The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees reaffirmed its commitment to recruit and retain the very best talent during the Monday, May 18 Board meeting, approving pay increases for teaching and non-teaching staff members. The new pay scale approved Monday includes a starting […]

Sugar Land resident named to UCO Dean’s Honor Roll

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Sugar Land resident Ryan Kowalewski has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for their work in the spring 2015 semester, a distinction given to those who achieve the university’s highest academic standards. To be included on the Dean’s Honor Roll, a student must record a 3.5 grade point average or better for the semester […]

Rep. Reynolds comments on passage of Truancy decriminalization bill

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US STATE REPRESENTATIVE

“Abusive truancy practices in Texas are no more. With the passage of Rep. Dan Huberty’s HB 1490, our kids will no longer be sent to jail with criminal records for missing class.” “Fort Bend County was regrettably the national epicenter for overbearing truancy practices. Disturbing numbers of children were being sent from school to jail. […]

FBISD re-elects James as president

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The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees certified the results of the May election during its regular Board meeting on Monday, May 18. On May 9, voters elected Addie Heyliger as a new member of the Board, and re-elected Board President Grayle James to her second term. James defeated Kathy Li in the Position 2 […]

Nine Eagle Scouts recognized for Eagle Scout award

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Troop 616, Chartered by the New Territory Residential Association, is proud to recognize nine Eagle Scouts.  All these young men earned Eagle throughout 2014 and early 2015.  A large Eagle Court of Honor was held April 19 in recognition of them earning the rank of Eagle Scout.  Only about four percent of boys joining Boy […]

Ridge Point student injured after being hit by truck

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A 16-year-old Ridge Point High student suffered non-life threatening injuries on Wednesday morning after he was hit by a pickup truck near the Sienna Plantation-based school. He was transported to Texas Children’s Hospital with cuts on his head and a possible broken leg.

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