Stafford High School grads plan for college

Stafford High senior Vanessa Phung is the Class of 2016 valedictorian, and senior Theresa Tran is the salutatorian. Both addressed their fellow graduates at the Stafford High Class of 2016 graduation ceremony last Friday. Phung will continue her educational experience at the University of St. Thomas in Houston where she’ll study biochemistry with plans of […]

Stafford High boys track team sets sights on 4a state title

The Stafford High boys track and field team has been knocking on the door for quite a while. The Spartans have finished second at state three times over the past decade. Now, Stafford has a chance to win its first-ever boys track state championship on Saturday, May 14, at the UIL Class 4A State Meet […]

Stafford MSD to close on Friday for funeral

Stafford MSD will be closed on Friday, May 6 in observance of head baseball coach Michael Mesa’s funeral and viewing. Here is an official statement from Stafford MSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Bostic: “With respect to students, athletes, colleagues, friends and most importantly, the Mesa Family, we have decided to close the district on Friday, May […]

Stafford baseball coach dies unexpectedly

Stafford High Head Baseball Coach Michael Mesa passed away unexpectedly Friday night at the age of 26. He had just completed a game of paintball with his family, when he collapsed. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful, and an autopsy to determine his cause of death is currently underway. Funeral services will be held Friday […]

Spartan homecoming

Several alums return to teach in Stafford MSD By Stafford MSD Communicationscom There’s a popular saying that people vote with their feet. If it’s true, Stafford Municipal School District is getting a whole bunch of votes. Several Stafford MSD alums enjoyed their educational experience so much that they decided to return as faculty. SMSD has […]

Stafford MSD hires Tammy Edwards as Chief Academic Officer

The Stafford Municipal School District recently announced the hiring of its new Chief Academic Officer, current Ridge Point High Principal Tammy Edwards. The board of trustees approved Edwards’ hiring at a special called meeting March 7. “Mrs. Edwards is one of the premier secondary educators in the State of Texas,” Stafford MSD Superintendent Dr. Robert […]

Two Stafford High students named Good Samaritans, awarded heifers

By Stafford MSD Communications When Stafford College and Career Center students Shemar Woodard and Braylon Joseph decided to help their fellow calf scramblers, they had no idea what laid in store for them. But Woodard, a sophomore, and Joseph, a freshman, were pleasantly surprised during their first trip to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo […]

SPARTAN VICTORY

The Stafford High boys soccer team celebrated a victory on Feb. 8 at Sealy. The teams played to a 1-1 tie through regulation and two overtimes, but the Spartans won the district match by penalty kicks. The playoffs begin next month.

Stafford students learn about law enforcement

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Alexzander Joseph has always wanted to work as a police officer in his hometown of Stafford. Now, the Stafford High freshman is getting an up-close look at his future profession thanks to the Stafford Police Explorers Post 0915 – a new collaboration between Stafford MSD and the Stafford Police Department. “This […]

Stafford passes school district budget, continues LOE debate

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Stafford Municipal School District board and the Stafford City Council unanimously voted to approve a $28 million school budget for 2015-16, but a few City officials were far less unified on the hotly-debated issue of Limited Open Enrollment (LOE). As the only Municipal School District in the state, Stafford requires […]

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