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Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students March 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students March 2017</br>

TROOP 1852 NAMES EAGLE SCOUTS
Boy Scout Troop 1852, chartered by Southminster Presbyterian Church in Missouri City, has announced its most recent Eagle Scouts: Fred McCloud, Vaughan Steves, Ben Rudzinski, Grant Townsend and Tyler Thompson.
Each scout …

Lessons in Moral Courage Lessons in Moral Courage

Mike Madden’s Students Learn To Not Let History Repeat Itself
Text and photos by Mara Soloway
Once each school year a hallway at Clements High School is transformed into a memorial for victims and survivors of the …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students February 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students February 2017</br>

FORT BEND HARRIS RETIREDEDUCA­TORS CHILDREN’S BOOK PROJECT
The Texas Retired Teacher’s Association’s (TRTA) local unit, Fort Bend Harris Retired Educators (FBHRE), on Dec. 8 presented over 285 new books to E. A. Jones students in kindergarten, …

Young Entrepreneurs Focus on Philanthropy Young Entrepreneurs Focus on Philanthropy

Brothers Ben And Grant Mize Combine Business Savvy With Hearts Of Gold
By Mara Soloway
If you saw their business résumés, you might think that brothers Ben and Grant Mize had already earned bachelors of business …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students January 2017
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students January 2017</br>

Fort Bend Christian Academy Cast of Twelve Angry Jurors Win State Championship
Members of the Fort Bend Christian Academy Theatre Department advanced, for the first time in school history, to the TAPPS One-Act Play Championship. Their …

Homage to Grandparents and Passion for Community Fuel Eagle Scout Project Homage to Grandparents and Passion  for Community Fuel Eagle Scout Project

Rahul Chauhan Gives The Gift Of Garden Beds To Armstrong Elementary
By Mara Soloway
When Rahul Chauhan was looking for an Eagle Scout project for Boy Scout Troup 1845, a couple of factors made him decide on …

Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition Culinary Arts Students Cook Up Special Menu for Regional Competition

“Too Many Cooks” Is Never A Problem In This Foster High School Program
Text and photos by Mara Soloway
All that this classroom of the Culinary Arts Program at Foster High School needs to transform it …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students December 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students December 2016</br>

FBCA CHEERLEADERS RAISE FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER
Fort Bend Christian Academy hosted its annual Tackling a Cure varsity football game for breast cancer awareness on Sept. 30.
Since October was breast cancer awareness month, the cheerleaders held …

COLLEGE BOARD RECOGNIZES LAMAR CISD STUDENTS COLLEGE BOARD RECOGNIZES LAMAR CISD STUDENTS

The College Board is honoring students from George Ranch, Foster and Terry high schools for their performances on the PSAT.
Terry’s Coles Jackson and George Ranch’s Grace Braun, Cara Coffman and Alexander Stockman are all National …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Nov ember 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Nov ember 2016</br>

SL TEEN MARKS 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY WITH BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT
Vianca Jimenez, a senior at Kempner High School, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. The award recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 …

Kendall Matthews Elected Student Council President Kendall Matthews Elected Student Council President

FBCA Senior Feels A Call To Serve
Fort Bend Christian Academy senior Kendall Matthews has been involved in student council since she was in the seventh grade.
“Jesus calls us to serve,” she said. “I truly believe …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students October 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students October 2016</br>

SUGAR LAND HAS THREE NEW EAGLE SCOUTS
Sugar Land’s Boy Scout Troop 911 recently added three new Eagle Scouts to its ranks: Ryan Polhemus, John Eric Casilang, and Justin Manangan. Troop 911 is sponsored by St. …

New School Year Brings Changes to Fort Bend ISD New School Year Brings Changes to Fort Bend ISD

New Schools And New Programs Will Benefit Students
By Anna Saikin
As thousands of Fort Bend ISD students return to classrooms this fall, some will have back-to-school activities that include attending a new school or adjusting to …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students September 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students September 2016</br>

FORT BEND CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY CENTER SELECTS FIRST KIDS’ COMMITTEE
The first group of members of the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center (FBCDC) Kids’ Committee has been chosen from across Fort Bend County. Eleven of the 14 …

New Train Stop – Just for the Kids – Comes to Sugar Land New Train Stop – Just for the Kids – Comes to Sugar Land

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Unveils New Train And Roundhouse Play Area
There’s a new train stop in Sugar Land – but this one is just for kids. The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center has opened …

Students in Global Studies Academy Focus on Worldwide Topics Students in Global Studies Academy Focus on Worldwide Topics

High Schoolers Have Passion For Solving Global Issues
By Mara Soloway
Three student leaders who have each been a part of Fort Bend ISD’s Global Studies Academy (GSA) for several years had already experienced the wider …

FBCA Students Debut Art Exhibit at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center FBCA Students Debut Art Exhibit at Fort  Bend Children’s Discovery Center

Inaugural Exhibit Runs Through Aug. 28
An impressive collection of art by the students of Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) is now on display through August 28 at the all-new Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center where …

Student Athletes Compete at Elite International Level Student Athletes Compete at Elite International Level

 
Champion Allison And Jayson Baldridge Are In The Running For Track And Field Prominence
By Mara Soloway
While most high school athletes don’t get much opportunity to be international goodwill ambassadors, George Ranch High School seniors Champion …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students August 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students August 2016</br>

FORT BEND EDUCATION FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANTS
At its 2016 Grant Awards Program, the Fort Bend Education Foundation presented Fort Bend ISD with a check for nearly $460,000 to fund Grants for Teachers and Schools, Professional Development …

Fort Bend Junior Service League Awards Teen Scholarships Fort Bend Junior Service League Awards Teen Scholarships

Four Seniors Earn $1,000 Each For Outstanding Volunteer Efforts To The Community
Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) established a scholarship program in 2008 for local teens and women who desire to further their education. FBJSL …

New Investment Book Focuses on Advising Teens And Millennials New Investment Book Focuses on Advising Teens And Millennials

Young Finance Guru Makes Language Of Money And Saving Understandable For All Readers
By Mara Soloway
Note to Warren Buffett: your successor is a 16-year-old high school junior living in Missouri City. Andrew Brierty is on …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students June 2016
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students June 2016</br>

FBCA FOOTBALL ATHLETE SIGNS NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT
Lynell Smith, Jr. will play football in the outside linebacker position next year for Trinity University, a Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference school in San Antonio. Lynell …

FBISD Youth Art Month FBISD Youth Art Month

School district provides talented student artists various showcases for their creativity
F ort Bend ISD recognized talented student artists during Youth Art Month in March. The celebration gives school districts an opportunity to promote art and …

Malkolm Irving is Fueled by Creative Energy Malkolm Irving is Fueled by Creative Energy

Attention to detail in his photography earned him a gallery show
By Mara Soloway
So many things can be inside a picture if you just look close enough,” observes Malkolm Irving, who uses his mastery of his …