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 […]

Erin Anthony voted 20-6A All-District volleyball MVP

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The Austin Bulldogs went undefeated in District 20-6A play and walked away with most of the individual honors for 2016. Coach Amy Cataline was voted Coach of the Year, Erin Anthony earned Most Valuable Player and Most Valuable Setter honors, and Dani Steele earned Defensive Most Valuable […]

Fort Bend ISD moves forward on District of Innovation process

In an effort to personalize Fort Bend ISD’s approach to student learning, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to pursue a District of Innovation Designation following a public hearing on Nov. 14. Following Monday’s action and in accordance with rules established by the Texas Education Agency, a Local Innovation Committee will be […]

Ridge Point advances to Region 3 volleyball semi-finals

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The Ridge Point volleyball team, with two seniors, three juniors, three sophomores and six freshmen, advanced to the Region 3 semi-finals before losing to George Ranch 3-2 last Friday night. The Panthers finished second in District 20-6A with an 11-3 record, and a 29-19 overall record. In […]

Hope for Three at Dulles High School

Hope For Three recently shared its signature awareness campaign, “IT’S COOL TO CARE” with students of Dulles High School (DHS). The goal of the program is to educate, enable and empower young people about other young people with unique abilities – autism. According to local statistics, there are 3,000 students with autism enrolled in school […]

Fort Bend ISD board names key priorities for the legislature

As the Texas 85th Legislative Session nears in January 2017, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees developed a comprehensive legislative agenda in five key areas in support of the 74,000 students who attend Fort Bend ISD schools and of the 10,000 employees who work on behalf of these students to help meet their education […]

Willowridge makes playoffs as FBISD rolls a 7

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star For the first time since 2009, Willowridge High School is in the football playoffs. The Eagles join six other Fort Bend ISD schools as the district placed seven teams in the 2016 football playoffs, the maximum available to them in the current alignment. The teams were placed […]

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