A recurring theme heard from various candidates who are running for election this November, is the candidates’ professed support for both giving teachers a raise while admonishing school districts to become more efficient in how they spend their tax dollars. Perhaps these statements stem from a lack of understanding as to how school finance works in Texas. It is an overly … [Read more...] about When will public schools become more efficient with tax dollars?
Fort Bend ISD
Three local school superintendents gave their yearly report to the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Wednesday at the Safari Texas Ranch during the chamber’s 11th annual State of the Schools luncheon. More than 500 people packed into the facility to hear Thomas Randle of Lamar CISD, Charles Dupre of Fort Bend ISD, and Robert Bostic of Stafford MSD talk about the accomplishments … [Read more...] about Superintendents report on the State of Schools
Travis came back from a 32-14 halftime deficit to beat Dulles 54-51 last Thursday at Mercer Stadium. The Tigers stormed back in the third quarter to take a 39-38 lead with 1:36 to go in the third quarter. Dulles quickly responded with a 60-yard touchdown pass from Cameron Peters to Cord’Dric Walton to get back the lead at 45-39 at the end of the third quarter. With 5:59 to … [Read more...] about Travis comes way back to beat Dulles 54-51
Fort Bend ISD recently announced that 53 high school seniors were named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are among approximately 16,000 of the nation’s academically talented seniors, representing less than 1 percent, named in the program this year. FBISD’s 2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists include: Sruja Arya (Clements), Rafay … [Read more...] about Fort Bend ISD has 53 students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
Paetow 30, Clements 28 Paetow’s aptly named running back, Major Payne, rushed for 164 yards to lead the Panthers past Clements last Friday at Mercer Stadium. Clements could never get the lead, but they refused to give up and made the finish exciting. Paetow led 13-0 until Clements scored as time ran out in the half. Chris Vann took a handoff on a reverse and spotted … [Read more...] about Clements encounters Major Payne, loses to Paetow 30-28