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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 …

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

JARED A. LIBIN EARNS EAGLE SCOUT RANK – Jared A. Libin earned his Eagle Scout rank on Feb. 6 and received his ranking at the Troop Court of Honor on March 21.
He joined the scouting …

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

ART EXHIBIT FEATURES BEST STUDENT ARTISTS
An exhibit of art by Lamar CISD students was recently on display in the atrium of the Brazos Crossing Administration Building.
The exhibit featured winners from the recent Lamar CISD Student …

Texas Recognizes Efforts of Travis High School Junior Texas Recognizes Efforts of Travis High School Junior

Shelby Salge’s Achievements Include Those In FFA, Academics And Community Service
Text and photo by Mara Soloway
Shelby Salge is already certain that she will never live in a big city. The Travis High School junior has …

Bush High School Senior Earns Wendy’s Heisman Award Bush High School Senior Earns Wendy’s Heisman Award

INDIA LLOYD RECOGNIZED FOR ATHLETICS, ACADEMICS AND GIVING SPIRIT
By Mara Soloway
Off the basketball court, Bush High School senior India Lloyd has a gracious, engaging manner with fast speech fueled by iced chai lattes. On the …

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

CALVARY EPISCOPAL PREP ART STUDENTS RECEIVE AWARDS
Art teacher Mary Jean DuVal recently inducted several new members into Calvary Episcopal Preparatory’s chapters of the National Art Honor Society and the National Junior Art Honor Society. According …

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

LAMAR ISD ATHLETES WIN TOUCHDOWN CLUB HONORS – The Touchdown Club of Houston chose two George Ranch Longhorns for two of its top awards at its annual High School Awards Dinner. Football head coach Ricky …

Teen Steps Up to the Plate to Meet Challenges of Crohn’s Disease Teen Steps Up to the Plate to Meet Challenges of Crohn’s Disease

Keegan Lessard refuses to let chronic pain stand in his way
By Mara Soloway
If his pain level when he wakes is no higher than seven on his self-made scale of 10, Keegan Lessard feels he can …

Addy McMillen Flourishes in the Limelight Addy McMillen Flourishes in the Limelight

FBCA Student Aspires To Act On Broadway
Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) sixth grader Addy McMillen has broken her leg many times — on stage that is.
Addy has been acting for three years, and her …

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

ELKINS HS REPUBLICANS CHAPTER AIDS SHARED DREAMS PROGRAM
The Elkins High School Republicans, a chapter of the High School Republicans of Texas, recently joined their school’s clinical staff in sponsoring a school-wide supply drive to benefit …

Stacy Tao Uses Artistic Talent to
Give to Others
Stacy Tao Uses Artistic Talent to </br>Give to Others

Generosity And Caring Are Major Aspects Of Her Identity
By Mara Soloway
Stacy Tao is appreciative of all she has been blessed with in her life and has for many years been using her creative talents …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Dec 2015
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Dec 2015</br>

CALVARY EPISCOPAL PREP HEARS AUTHOR CALLISTA GINGRICH
Calvary Episcopal Preparatory students, along with those from Shady Oak Christian School, were honored to have author Callista Gingrich read her new book, Christmas in America. Gingrich and Ellis …

Ridge Point High School Senior Takes on Leadership Role to Help End Hunger Ridge Point High School Senior Takes on Leadership Role to Help End Hunger

Sophia George’s position on the National Youth Advisory Board of the Souper Bowl of Caring advances her mission
Most people can recall a childhood memory that helped shape their lives, making them who they are today. For …

Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band and Angels Present “Home of the Brave” Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band  and Angels Present “Home of the Brave”

School also wins Houston-area marching band festival
While most students were still enjoying their summer, the students of The Austin High School Bulldog Marching Band and Angels were back at school getting ready for football season. …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Nov. 2015
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Nov. 2015</br>

Sugar Land Girl Scout’s Destinations trip takes her to Scotland
Catherine Phillips, a senior at George Ranch High School, participated in Girl Scouts of the USA’s Destinations travel program over the summer, traveling to Scotland. …

Shelter from the Storm Shelter from the Storm

Allen Watson makes the most of his second chance in life
By Mara Soloway
Some of the tens of thousands of evacuees from New Orleans who settled in the Houston area post-Hurricane Katrina feel that Houston doesn’t …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Oct. 2015
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Oct. 2015</br>

COLONY MEADOWS ES PLANS A “SUPER” YEAR
Colony Meadows Elementary’s “Dynamic Duo,” new Principal Melissa Bolding and Assistant Principal Jackie Boyd, are gearing up for a super year. In July, they hosted a Meet & Greet …

Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools,
Sports, and Students Sept. 2015
Fort Bend & Sugar Land Schools, <br>Sports, and Students Sept. 2015</br>

GIRL SCOUTS DEVOTE SUMMER TO SPREADING ANTI-BULLYING MESSAGE AT CAMP – While most students are enjoying the relaxing days of summer, two Fort Bend ISD eighth-grade students are spreading an anti-bullying message to students attending …

Pilot Steers Students to Fly High with Math and Science Pilot Steers Students to Fly High with Math and Science

Forty Lamar CISD students – 20 from George Junior High and 20 from Lamar Junior High – will have to opportunity to write the best “What I Did on Summer Vacation” story ever.