Category archives for: Fort Bend ISD

Heather Morgan named new principal of Blue Ridge Elementary

Heather Morgan

Fort Bend ISD named Heather Morgan as the new principal of Blue Ridge Elementary School on May 19. She has been employed in the District since 2006 and recently served as the assistant principal at Mission West Elementary School. As assistant principal, Morgan helped create, facilitate and build collaborative partnerships that supported a positive learning […]

Evan Carothers awarded Eagle Scout rank

Mark Coalmer (Former scoutmaster, Troop 826, Manama, Bahrain), Mark Carothers, Karen Carothers, Evan Carothers, Long Pham (Former Scoutmaster Troop 38), Steve Frantz (Former Scoutmaster, Troop 38).

Evan Carothers received his Eagle Award at a Boy Scout Court of Honor held on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The ceremony was held at the Parkway United Methodist Church in Sugar Land, Texas.  The master of ceremonies was Mr. Long Pham, former Scoutmaster Troop 38. Carothers joined Troop 38 in February 2007, when he bridged […]

Coach inspires Hunters Glen students to complete first marathon

Shown with the Hunters Glen marathon runners are Principal Angela Dow and PE teacher Lewis Rhone (left) and Music teacher Theresa Grayson (right).

Hunters Glen Elementary School students proudly completed their first marathon, which was held on their campus during Physical Education classes. The students ran a mile (an equivalent of four laps around the block) during PE class each day, with many students running more than a mile. “The students didn’t think they could actually complete the […]

“Teens in the Driver Seat” at Sugar Land Middle School


Sugar Land Middle School (SLMS) health classes competed in the 2013-2014 “Teens in the Driver Seat” (TDS) Cup contest and placed 3rd in the state in the Junior High School division. The contest is sponsored by State Farm and awards TDS Program schools for spreading the message about safe driving and saving lives. Participating schools […]

Michael Ewing named new Fort Bend ISD Director, At-Risk Programs

Michael Ewing, FBISD 
Director of At-Risk Programs.

Michael Ewing was named as the Director of At-Risk Programs for Fort Bend ISD at the May 19 Regular Board Meeting.  Most recently, Ewing served as the Director of Federal and State Programs for Stafford MSD.  Prior to that role, he was a Special Education Coordinator at Fort Bend ISD and an ARD Facilitator in […]

Winners named in 2014 Fort Bend ISD Bilingual Spelling Bee


Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Fort Bend ISD Bilingual Spelling Competition! Winning this year’s event were: David Armijo of Ridgegate Elementary School, 1st place; Gloria Perez of Armstrong Elementary School, 2nd place; and Pedro Villatoro of Mission West Elementary School, 3rd place. They competed against approximately 27 other students representing 15 FBISD elementary […]

“Rock Around the Clock” bowling tournament held


The 10th  Annual Fort Bend Corporate Challenge Bowling Tournament was held May 17, Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales rolled out the first ball at the Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Inc. 10th Annual Fort Bend Corporate Challenge “Rock Around the Clock” Bowling Tournament.  Once again Union Pacific Railroad Company stepped up to be the […]

Seven Fort Bend ISD students among 2014 Corporate Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently released the names of the first group of winners in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Seven Fort Bend ISD students are among the approximate 1,000 distinguished high school seniors who won corporate-sponsored National Merit awards financed by more than 200 corporations, company foundations, and other business […]

Sugar Land Garden Club awards scholarships

The Sugar Land Garden Club is pleased to announce their scholarship winners for 2014. Rene Bhattacharga is the recipient of the scholarship at Stephen F. Austin University.  Rene is majoring in Horticulture with an emphasis on landscape design.  Overcoming a rare ear disease resulting in complete deafness, she is an active student who volunteers with […]

Bond refinancing saves Fort Bend ISD $15.2 million in future interest costs

On Wednesday, May 14, Fort Bend ISD completed a refinancing of 2004 bonds that will save the District an estimated $15.2 million in interest. With the assistance of the District’s financial advisor, First Southwest, the transaction took advantage of a favorable market and the savings were substantially higher than what was originally projected. The bond […]

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