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FBISD Elementary Schools celebrate Read Across America 

Kempner High School students Connor Berry, Jordan Jones and Nick Anderson read to Sugar Mill Elementary students in Mrs. Teykl’s class.

Elementary school youngsters in Fort Bend ISD took part in Read Across America Day by welcoming guest readers to their campus. Sponsored by the National Education Association, Read Across America Day is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on the birthday of popular […]

Travis Tiger Marching Band holds spring fundraiser

The Travis High School Tiger Marching Band is selling $20 gift cards for use on any merchandise at the Enchanted Gardens and Enchanted Forest nurseries. Monies will be collected at the time of sale. Sales end March 3 and expected delivery of the cards will be prior to March 7. Help support the Travis Tiger […]

Swimmers train at the Olympic Training Center

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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.

“Bee” an A

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

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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 […]

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