Category archives for: Sports

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 […]

Twirltacular Champions!


Congratulations to the  Twirl Dazzle twirlers in Richmond that competed in the 2014 Twirltacular Competition placing 2nd overall for their group routine to “Roar”.  Back row from left to right is Xariah Fernandez, Dania Buenerostro, and Treasure Dent. Front row from left to right is Mikayla Samuel and Kamdyn Tielke. Kamdyn Tielke (left) received the […]

Sharing opinions on summertime

Shown left to right are: Morgan Grieve, Jared Martin, Taylor Schoolar, and Macie Palamarez.

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

Shown are (l-r): Kevin Cranston, Rachel Merkt, Phoenicia Wilson and Shyla Hansche.

  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 […]

Clements High School’s Michael Madden receives Frank R. Kemerer Award

Michael Madden (second from right) is congratulated on receiving the award. Also shown, from left, are: Phil Morgante, CHS Assistant Principal; Dr. Charles Dupre, FBISD Superintendent of Schools; and Jim Walsh, attorney, Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green & Trevino, P.C.

Clements High School U.S. History teacher, Michael Madden, is the recipient of the Frank R. Kemerer Award, presented by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP), in conjunction with the Texas School Administrators’ Legal Digest (TSALD). Recipients of the award have at least five years of teaching experience in social studies at the high […]

First Colony Swim Team challenges Fort Bend County families to make a splash with National Water Safety Initiative

Nine people drown every day in the U.S. and First Colony Swim Team, in conjunction with First Colony Community Association and Greater Houston Pool Management, wants to change that statistic by raising awareness of the importance of water safety this summer. All Fort Bend County families are encouraged to attend Make a Splash Water Safety […]

Travis High School Triathlon Team wins big at local event


Members of the Travis High School Triathlon Team recently competed in the Springs Back Triathlon in Fulshear, Texas. The course included a 400-meter swim across an open lake, a 15-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run. In addition, several students completed an advanced “Olympic Distance” course which included a 1,500-meter lake swim, 26-mile bike ride […]

Sienna Spikes do it again!


The Spikes from Missouri City win back-to back Nations Elite Championships with another impressive 5-0 weekend at the Lone Star Classic April 12-13. The Boys began pool play with a 9-4 win over the Slammers and 13-1 victory over Team Mizuno. They continued their Sunday dominance with a hard fought 5-2 win over the Sandlot […]

Local 10 & Under swimmers breaks team record at State Meet


Twenty-four First Colony Swim Team (FCST) athletes recently traveled to San Antonio for the annual short course Texas Age Group Swimming (TAGS) Championship. This is a meet held at the end of each swim season, with many time standards faster than the national AAA time for each event. For qualifiers, this provides appropriate and challenging […]

Oakland Elementary School students complete first triathlon

Photos provided by Oakland Elementary School.
Oakland’s Triathlon Team.

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, […]

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