Brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

Sugar Land’s Boy Scout Troop 441 recently added two new Eagle Scouts to its ranks, brothers Christopher and Mark ZumMallen. Troop 441 is sponsored by Christ Church Sugar Land. The troop was founded in 1989 and has over 145 Eagle Scouts to date. In order to earn the Eagle award, a Scout must complete 21 […]

District and city officials dedicate new Spark Park at Ridgemont Elementary

SPARK School Park Program made a stop in Fort Bend ISD during its 2016 SPARK Week, dedicating one its newest parks at Ridgemont Elementary school on Nov. 14. The new park marks the first partnership between Fort Bend ISD and SPARK Park, and several elected officials, Fort Bend ISD board members and administrators were on […]

Fort Bend ISD dedicates Riverstone school to fallen firefighter

Local and state officials, members of the Houston Fire Department and hundreds of parents attended the recent dedication of Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary in Riverstone. The elementary — which opened in August — is named after Anne McCormick Sullivan, a Dulles High School graduate and Houston firefighter who died on duty in a May 2013 […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis tips Klein, Dawson beats Bush

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With three seconds to go and the scored tied at 44, Sage Tolbert established his position in the lane on the weak side, ready for any rebound that may come his way. One did, and Tolbert tipped it in to give Travis a 46-44 win over Klein […]

Dulles Middle School student leaders support and fundraise for Alzheimer’s research

Students in Dulles Middle School Teen Leadership, PALs and AVID took part in the 2016 Fort Bend County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 29, at Constellation Field. The students exceeded their fundraising goal, raising over $5,000. The DMS team was organized by Teen Leadership teacher Jessica Knox, who was personally motivated after losing her […]

Stafford student gets Texans Scholarship

Stafford High senior Taten Blue was awarded a $5,000 Houston Texans/Reliant Energy Scholarship for Champions last month. He and other recipients were honored by the Texans Sunday before the start of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Fort Bend ISD names four future campuses

During a board meeting on Dec. 12, the FBISD Board of Trustees voted on the names of four future campuses. Elementary School 48 will be named after Donald Leonetti, a long-time supporter of FBISD schools and athletics. Elementary School 49 will take the name of 19th century soldier James C. Neill and Elementary School 50 […]

Pete Olson visits the Honor Roll School

U.S. Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) visited Nov. 28 with third grade students at The Honor Roll School in Sugar Land. Olson and the students discussed the responsibilities of each branch of the United States government. Students asked questions about the government and the voting process in a town hall style set up. “It was a […]

@FtBendAthletics: College Station ends Marshall’s playoff run, Stafford falls by a point

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In a 14-game season, the good and bad bounces of the football will even out for a team. But in any given five-second span of time, you can throw out the laws of probability. With 22 seconds to go in the third quarter, a College Station punt […]

Terry Petry voted MVP of District 20-6A

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Terry Petry of Ridge Point High School has been voted Most Valuable Player of District 20-6A for 2016. Petry was a senior wide receiver and shutdown cornerback for the District 20-6A champions. “Terry had a tremendous season playing two positions for us, wide receiver and cornerback. He […]

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