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County Judge proclaims April as Fair Housing Month

County Judge Bob Hebert presented the proclamation to Marilynn Kindell.

During Commissioners Court on April 1, Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert proclaimed the month of April as Fair Housing Month. This year marks the 46th anniversary of the Fair Housing act and guarantees the right of all Americans equal housing opportunities by establishing a national policy of fair housing without regard to race, color, […]

Fort Settlement MS wins 2nd Place at Regional Science Bowl

Pictured (from left to right) are: Coach Karen Staley, Gilbert Fan, Abhijith Venkat, Rafay Ashary, Sameer Rajesh, and Eric Wu

Congratulations to Fort Settlement Middle School’s science bowl team on earning 2nd place at the Regional Science Bowl, held recently at Texas A&M University. The team includes seventh-graders Rafay Ashary, Gilbert Fan, Sameer Rajesh, Abhijith Venkat, Eric Wu and Coach Karen Staley. This was the team’s first year to compete in the Science Bowl, which […]

Girl Scout Brownie Troop donates to Lunches of Love

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Brownie Troop 152013 donated 134 boxes of Girls Scout Cookies($536) to Lunches of Love.

Hodges Bend MS named winner in “Block Out Violence” Campaign

Dwight Howard addresses the crowd during the rally.

Houston Rockets Center Forward Dwight Howard recently made a special visit to Hodges Bend Middle School to announce the school as the 2014 Junior High School winner of the D12 Block Out Violence Campaign. Hodges Bend earned the award after implementing the most creative and impactful “Block Out Violence” campaign that generated school-wide participation in […]

Lamar CISD athletic boosters get support from youth football 

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Former Texas A&M and Houston Oiler quarterback Bucky Richardson (right) presents a check to Kevin McKeever, Lamar Consolidated High School football coach Ronald Patton and Lamar CISD Athletic Director Mike Rice. Richardson is president of Gridiron Football, a youth football league which uses high school attendance zones to form teams. In three years, Gridiron Football […]

Lamar Consolidated HS student earns TSA scholarship 

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Lamar Consolidated High School senior Rachel Tankersley received the Texas Technology Student Association (TSA) scholarship April 12 at the TSA State Contest in Waco.This is considered one of the highest honors in Texas for TSA members, with only five graduating seniors chosen for this $1,500 award. Rachel will attend Texas A&M in the fall to […]

Exchange Club of Rosenberg observes Child Abuse Awareness Month

The Exchange Club of Rosenberg marked April as Child Abuse Awareness Month by forming a ‘human’ blue ribbon.

The Blue Ribbon Campaign began in Virginia in 1989 when a grandmother, Bonnie W. Finney, tied a blue ribbon to the antenna of her van “to make people wonder.”  The explanation she gave  to inquisitive community members was a tragic story about the abuse of her grandchildren, which ultimately led to the brutal death of […]

WCJC Choir presents ‘Holy Week’ concert April 14

Members of the Wharton County Junior College’s Chamber Singers rehearse for this coming Monday’s Holy Week Concert, which features selections marking the days leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

  The Wharton County Junior College Choirs will mark one of the Christian church’s most reverent seasons with a concert that highlights Christ’s final days on earth. Scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton, the Holy Week Concert will center exclusively on music that recalls the events leading […]

Winning essay earns Walker Station Elementary School student “Superintendent for the Day”

Dr. Dupre asked Annie to introduce herself to administrators during an Administrative Team Meeting.

Classmates of Annie Phan’s greeted her with cheers when she returned to school following a brief absence on April 10. Her reason for being away from school wasn’t due to an illness or family emergency; it was because Annie was named “Superintendent for the Day” in Fort Bend ISD. Annie, a fifth-grader at Walker Station […]

WCJC raises funds for Turtle Wing Foundation

Photo by Ben Sharp

WCJC students and the WCJC Volleyball Team cooked baked goods and sold T-shirts this past Thursday to raise funds for the Turtle Wing Foundation, which assists special needs children – and particularly those with Autism – who  live in rural areas. Volleyball Coach Brianna Florus organized this week’s fundraiser. Her sister-in-law helped found the Turtle […]

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