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Swimmers train at the Olympic Training Center


Ten 12-14 year old First Colony Swim Team swimmers had a chance to accompany fellow teammate Simone Manuel (US National Team member) for a weekend at the Olympic Training Center located in Colorado Springs. They got to experience first hand what life is like for Olympic athletes living and training at this facility.

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Iris Ung (left) and Saniya Cole (right) pictured with LCISD district employee and guest pronouncer, Beverly Richard.

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 […]

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 […]

Dulles Lady Soccer players sign Letters of Intent


Dulles Lady Soccer players Makayla Mueller(shown at left) and Brooke Bottensek commit to play college soccer. Makayla signed her commitment letter to play soccer at Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, TX.  Brooke signed a National Letter of Intent at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX to play goalie, with the class of 2014.

Fort Bend ISD High School Football Players take part in National Signing Day

Nearly 50 Fort Bend ISD football players representing eight high schools were honored at a National Signing Day Ceremony on February 5, held at Wheeler Field House. Hosted by the District’s Athletic Department, in conjunction with the Professional Football Player Mothers Association (PFPMA), the event gave family members, coaching staff, principals, FBISD administrators and other […]

Fort Bend ISD Alumni to compete in Super Bowl XLVIII

Two former Fort Bend ISD football players will compete this weekend in Super Bowl XLVIII. Manny Ramirez, an offensive lineman for the Denver Broncos, graduated from Willowridge High School in 2002. Russell Okung, a 2006 graduate of Bush High School, currently plays as left offensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks. Okung was named to the […]

FBISD Athletic Department National Signing Day slated for February 5

The Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) Athletic Department, in conjunction with the Professional Football Player Mothers Association (PFPMA), will be hosting a National Signing Day Ceremony on Wednesday, February 5,  in Wheeler Field House, 16403 Lexington Dr., Sugar Land, at 8:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.. Any FBISD football player signing a national letter of […]

Keith Baker II completes Eagle Scout Project 

Baker receives assistance from fellow Scout, Marlon, in removing a tree trunk from the cemetery.

Ridge Point High School student Keith Baker II of Boy Scout Troop #212 recently completed his Eagle Scout Project. He led his Troop and a host of community volunteers in a beautification project for Beth Jacob Cemetery, which belongs to the United Orthodox Synagogue of Houston. Baker and his fellow Troop members cleared the back […]

FBISD Athlete Nick Harvey plays in U.S. Army All-American Bowl 

Shown (from left) are Travis High School Head Football Coach Randy Cunningham, athlete Nick Harvey, and his parents Lela and Phillip Harvey.

Travis High School athlete, Nick Harvey, was one of the nation’s top 90 high school football players to be selected to play in the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl (USAAAB), which took place January 4, at San Antonio’s Alamodome. The U.S. Army All-American Bowl, also known as the East versus West showdown, celebrates the premier […]

Kempner HS Marching Band invited to National Concert Band Festival


The Kempner High School Marching Band announced it is the first Fort Bend ISD band to be invited to perform at the renowned National Concert Band Festival, along with only 15 other bands from across the United States, including three others from Texas.  The 2014 Festival will be held March 6-8 in Indianapolis, IN. Organized […]

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