Category archives for: Lamar CISD

Gifted and Talented Academy students become future problem solvers 

Shown (from left) are: Tyler C., Maya B., Evan B., Gabriel H., Emma B., and (back row) Program Manager for Border Security Denise Blackwell and Public Affairs Liaison David Patino.

To help students prepare for an upcoming Future Problem Solving competition, law enforcement officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection visited students at FBISD’s Gifted and Talented Academy to discuss their role in surveillance of U.S. borders. The students welcomed Supervisory Program Manager for Border Security Denise Blackwell and Public Affairs Liaison David Patino, […]

Lamar CISD Community Relations Department brings home state awards

Shown front row are: Blanca Martinez, Jacqulyn Cobbin, Jill Duban, Barbara Johnson, Margaret Leger, Courtney White; back row: Phillip Sulak, Greg Mikes, Jorge Carmona, Mike Rockwood, Justin Terry, Reginald Blanks, and Jerry Gania.

Members of the Lamar CISD’s Community Relations Department were honored by their peers recently, as the team earned four Best of Category awards at the 2014 Texas School Public Relations Association Star Awards Banquet. Competing against school districts from across Texas, the group also earned 10 Gold Stars, three Silver Stars and one Bronze Star. […]

LEAF grant helps Jackson Elementary students Remember the Alamo


Fourth-grade students from Lamar CISD’s Jackson Elementary will always “Remember the Alamo” after a recent trip to San Antonio. Students learned about Texas history by watching the IMAX film “Alamo: The Price of Freedom.”  The 45-minute film took them on a journey back in time to witness the historic Battle of the Alamo. After the […]

Lamar CISD names two assistant principals

Lamar CISD’s Board of Trustees approved the hiring of two new assistant principals at the regular February meeting. Keschia Jones is the new assistant principal at Terry High School. A graduate of the University of Houston, Jones has her master’s from the University of Houston at Victoria. Jones has 18 years of experience in education, […]

Kids for Kindness Collects “GROOVY” hats for kids with cancer


LCISD’s Campbell Elementary is the GROOVIEST place to be in school.  Students dressed in their GROOVIEST attire, including:  tie-dye t-shirts, vests, bell bottom pants, go-go boots, wigs, glasses, & hats. The Kids for Kindness Club sponsored a “school-wide” GROOVY PARTY throughout the day, with an optional hat donation.  They collected over 250  hats for the […]

Rosenberg Rotary Club’s Annual Gumbo Festival set for February 28

Showing off some of the auction items available this Friday are, bottom row, from left, Hurley Johnson, Ginger Johnson and Gumbo Fest Chairman Tom Stavinoha. Second row, Gary Finch, Stanley Kucherka, Bradley Stavinoha, Hugh Conway and Enrique Ramon.

The Rotary Club of Rosenberg presents its annual Gumbo Festival, scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 in Building B of the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. The festival features some of the best gumbo this side of Louisiana along with Cajun music and Mardi Gras fun. The event also will feature live and silent auction. […]

Lamar CISD sends nine to state wrestling tournament

Five girls and four boys from Lamar CISD schools will compete Friday and Saturday in Garland, each vying to be the champion at the State Wrestling Tournament. Loren Braun (girls, 102 lbs.), Naomi Minturn (girls, 110 lbs.), Alexandra Sanchez (girls, 119 lbs.) will all represent George Ranch High School at the State Tournament. Foster High’s […]

Chinese students visit George Ranch High School

GRHS Principal Leslie Haack welcomes 
13 students from Foshan, China.

George Ranch High School principal Leslie Haack believes in putting new students to work as soon as they hit the door. Even when their previous school is on the other side of the world. Thirteen students, along with two school administrators from Foshan, China visited Fort Bend County as part of an international exchange program. […]

Who will be Fort Bend County’s “top chef?”- find out at Men Who Cook

Sitting at the table, clockwise starting at left: Looking at cookbooks choosing their favorite MWC recipes are sponsors Barbara Jones, Carolyn Banfield, Shirley Kocich, Thaddeus Gamble, Craig Brast, Bad Johnson, Chris Breaux, Kasey Sorbel, Jason Sweatt, and Rick Morris; Standing, clockwise  – Bryce Kocian, Curtis Grant, Mark Magee, Burke Sunday, Mack Almendarez, Chip Sutton, Dusty Lane, Trey Schneider and Eloise Lucas.

Find out in February at the Lamar Educational Award Foundation’s (L.E.A.F.) annual Men Who Cook, presented this year by SiEnviro.  Men Who Cook will feature the culinary treats of 51 “celebrity” cooks, along with dancing and auctions. The event will be held February 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Texas Ballroom at Safari Texas Ranch. […]

Two administrators named at Lamar CISD

Joel Garrett

Joel Garrett is the new Director of Career and Technology Education for Lamar CISD. As CTE Director, Garrett will oversee the District’s various programs that provide real-world, hands-on learning, ranging from auto technology to culinary arts. Garrett is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has his master’s from Lamar University. He served as an […]

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