Stafford robot performs well in regional competition

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In front of 2,300 robot fans at the FIRST Robotics Lone Star Central Regional, the Stafford Spartans robotics team, in only its second year of competition, rallied in the final round of qualifying to reach the 14th seeding slot, but faded in their last two matches and […]

Stafford High candy maker overcomes disability to become successful business owner

By Donna Hill For The Fort Bend Star Madison Gage loves chocolate, and she wants her customers to enjoy what she loves. Gage, who will graduate this year from Stafford High School, dreams big. She wanted to start her business of making candy, and is now the proud owner of Maddy’s Gourmet Chocolates. With Valentine’s […]

Stafford Elementary students receive 41 bicycles from Elks Lodge

By Stafford MSD Communications Forty-one Stafford Elementary School fourth graders received a special early Christmas surprise on Thursday morning. Elks Lodge 151, based in Stafford, donated 41 bicycles and helmets to the students, who were surprised to learn of their new modes of transportation during a Christmas celebration ceremony at the school. The Elks Lodge […]

Houston Texans present Stafford senior with $5,000 scholarship

By Stafford MSD COMMUNICATIONS Stafford High senior Taten Blue has achieved a great deal in academics, athletics and community service. Those accomplishments were recognized when he was awarded with Houston Texans/Reliant Energy Scholarship for Champions, for $5,000, last month. “Earning this scholarship was a great honor,” Blue said. “I am very honored to have received […]

Instantly an Aggie

Stafford High senior wide receiver Hezekiah Jones, an Under-Armour All-American, made his commitment to Texas A&M University official last week. Jones, who was joined by his family (including his father, SHS assistant coach Chad Jones), friends, teammates and coaches, signed with the Aggies. Jones will graduate in December from Stafford High and enroll at Texas […]

Stafford High senior powers Spartans into playoff football opener

By Stafford MSD Communications The ball is snapped and the opposing defense is stacking the box. The quarterback hands the ball off – and instead of three yards and a cloud of dust – it’s “23 yards and wow, did you just see No. 3 for the Stafford High Spartans elude four defenders?” Meet Stafford […]

Stafford MSD dedicates more resources to students, teachers

When the Stafford Municipal School District Board of Trustees collaborated with the Stafford City Council to pass a 14-0 balanced budget in August, the two governmental bodies budgeted conservatively. After an unforeseen number of students chose to enroll at Stafford MSD, the district learned it would not have to send money back to the state […]

TWU hosts Stafford Middle School students at Pre-Nursing Academy

By Laura Byerley After school let out in May, Kanden Stewart, a student at Stafford Middle School, was not particularly looking forward to his summer schedule. His mother had signed him up for a Pre-Nursing Academy co-hosted by Texas Woman’s University’s Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing and the Stafford Municipal School District, and it […]

Stafford honors Craig Robertson

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star On Friday Stafford High School honored Craig Robertson as the first inductee into the Stafford Athletic Hall of Honor. Robertson is a 2006 graduate of Stafford High School and is a linebacker for the New Orleans Saints. The purpose of the Athletic Hall of Honor is to […]

SMSD hosts interns from university in Taiwan

The Stafford Municipal School District recently welcomed education professor Dr. James Lee and his students from Soochow University in Taiwan. “Stafford MSD is a very diverse school district where our student body speaks a total of 33 different languages,” Stafford MSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Bostic said. “We were glad that Dr. Lee and his students […]

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