Bush hopes for a bounce-back season

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com After enjoying a 9-3 season in 2013, the Bush High football team never recovered from an 0-3 start last fall. Bush went on to finish 0-7 against teams that qualified for the postseason, and 3-0 against the three opponents who missed it. Despite all that, the Broncos – who return six […]

Leaping Into Football Season – five questions for the 2015 season

Five questions for  the 2015 season Is Hightower good enough to play for a state title? Hightower has the talent and experience to make a deep playoff run, but will the Hurricanes be able to play for the UIL 6A State Championship on Dec. 19 at NRG Stadium in Houston? Hightower finished second at state in […]

Bush hopes for a bounce-back season

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com After enjoying a 9-3 season in 2013, the Bush High football team never recovered from an 0-3 start last fall. Bush went on to finish 0-7 against teams that qualified for the postseason, and 3-0 against the three opponents who missed it. Despite all that, the Broncos – who return six […]

CERVANTES HONORED

The 2015 winner of the “Our Community Salutes, Fort Bend” Colin Powell Award is Oscar Cervantes, Assistant Principal at Lamar Consolidated High School. The award was presented by Petty Officer Jason Schofield of the US Navy.  PO Schofield said of Cervantes in his nomination, “Mr. Cervantes helps ensure these young people are afforded the opportunity […]

Another successful Surf’s Up!

Lamar CISD teachers will be busy this summer drafting ideas for grants from the Lamar Educational Awards Foundation. While the teachers are always looking for innovative ways to educate students, they know the funds will be there, due to the success of Surf’s Up presented by OakBend Medical Center. “Our beach party is becoming the […]

Sharing opinions on summertime

By Morgan Grieve 6th Grade Student LCISD’s Wertheimer campus Everyone has differing opinions when it comes to the topic of summertime. Some people like to use this time find fun and exciting things to do, such as vacationing or taking advantage of the neighborhood pool, while others choose this time to relax and take it […]

LCTA names top paraprofessionals and teachers for 2014

  Four of Lamar’s stars were recognized by the Lamar Classroom Teachers Association as Paraprofessionals or Teachers of the Year. Frost Elementary secretary Shyla Hansche is the Elementary Paraprofessional of the year. Phoenicia Wilson, teacher’s aide and nurse at Ryon Middle School is the Secondary Paraprofessional of the Year. Williams Elementary reading facilitator Rachel Merkt […]

Oakland Elementary School students complete first triathlon

Oakland Elementary School students were among more than 2,000 children from across the state to take part in the Houston Kids Triathlon, held April 13 at the University of Houston. The event gave children the opportunity to experience the benefits of a healthy lifestyle focused on exercise by having them complete three athletic courses: swim, […]

Shaun McDowell of LCISD Foster HS takes a leading role in USA Football’s Heads Up program

Foster High School head football coach SHAUN MCDOWELL is taking a leading role within USA Football’s Heads Up Football program, promoting a better and safer game on youth and high school levels nationwide. USA Football will instruct McDowell and 23 other football experts from 16 states – including high school coaches and former NFL and […]

“Bee” an A

By Iris Ung The author, Iris Ung, is a student at Wertheimer Middle School According to their website, Scripps National Spelling Bee is the nation’s largest and longest-running educational program, whose purpose is to “help students improve their vocabularies, learn concepts, and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.”  Since the […]

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