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Seventy-Four FBISD 2015 National Merit Semifinalists Named

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Fort Bend ISD is proud to announce that 74 high school seniors are semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are among nearly 16,000 semifinalists named in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit […]

Willowridge High inducts honorees

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Willowridge High School – the second oldest high school in Fort Bend ISD, inducted eight individuals into the Willowridge Wall of Honor last Saturday at The Power Center in Houston. The Wall of Honor was founded by Willowridge graduate T.J. Ford, who led WHS to a UIL State Championship, University of Texas to the NCAA […]

Pre-Kindergarten openings still available at Fort Bend ISD campuses

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The prekindergarten experience can have a great influence on a child’s educational career and helps set the stage for lifelong learning. To help serve area four-year-old children who are eligible for prekindergarten, Fort Bend ISD is continuing enrollment for the half-day program at several elementary schools. The following elementary schools currently have immediate availability in […]

An Eagle Scout Service Project brings joy to children

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Elkins High School student Jonathan William Winfiele of Boy Scout Troop 1631 received his Eagle Scout Award, the highest honor awarded by the Boy Scouts of America, in a Court of Honor attended by family and friends. Jonathan’s journey to the Eagle nest involved various leadership roles, merit badges, overnight camping adventures, Summer Camps in […]

FBISD holds Community Meetings on Revised GPA System and HB5 High School Graduation Plans

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Fort Bend ISD will host two Community Meetings to inform parents/guardians of current sixth, seventh and eighth grade students of the revised Grade Point Average (GPA) System and House Bill 5 (HB5) High School Graduation Plan and Endorsements that are now in effect. Parents can choose to attend one of the following Community Meetings: Thursday, […]

Fort Bend ISD trustees approve significant boundary/feeder patterns

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At the August 18 Board meeting, the FBISD Board of Trustees approved revisions to Board Policy FC (Local) governing attendance boundaries and feeder patterns. Based on the adoption of this revised policy, the administration is developing procedures, a timeline and comprehensive plan to put the new policy into action. These revisions were provided for in […]

Panthers have high expectations in 2014

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendnews.com At some point in the not-so-distant future, the Ridge Point High football team will probably be a UIL Class 6A program. “They’re still building houses like crazy in our area,” Panthers head coach Brett Sniffin said. But Ridge Point the newest high school in Fort Bend ISD will enjoy its position […]

New coach determined to energize Dulles

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Oschlor Flemming didn’t move 300 miles south of his hometown to settle for mediocrity. The Dulles High first-year head football coach was part of two state championship teams (2012 and 2013) at Denton Guyer and another one that finished second (2010). “I saw the tradition that Dulles had, and I wanted […]

Jessup determined to strengthen Meadows Place

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com First impressions are huge, and luckily, Meadows Place mayor Charles Jessup understands that. Most motorists enter Fort Bend County on U.S. Hwy. 59, and Meadows Place is the first place they’ll see. Jessup, who has been Mayor of the one-square mile city since 2007 and on the city council for seven […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBISD Social Worker pens book on financial literacy, success

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A double celebration is nearing for Fort Bend ISD social worker, Janice Little, who on Sept. 20 will celebrate her graduation and book release. Little will receive her Doctor of Management Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix early that afternoon and will release her new book, The Graduate’s Gift, later that evening. “Janice […]

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