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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …