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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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

BETTER BITES FOR BACK TO SCHOOL BETTER BITES FOR BACK TO SCHOOL

A Smooth Way to Add Fruits & Veggies

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

FORT BEND ISD STUDENT RECOGNIZED FOR WINNING ARTWORK
Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), Houston’s leading performing arts presenter, recently recognized 25 participants from its 17th Annual Student Art Contest, sponsored by Wells Fargo, at an …

Heritage Rose Students Cook Up Healthy Fun Heritage Rose Students Cook Up Healthy Fun

Kids also help grow much of the food they prepare
Most second-graders have no idea what kale is. But at Heritage Rose Elementary School, the youngsters not only know about the leafy green that is a …

Self-Taught Filmmaker Wins Statewide Award at Age 16 Self-Taught Filmmaker Wins Statewide Award at Age 16

Nikolas Trusko’s Drive Sets The Stage For Continued Accomplishments

Fort Bend Students Among Winners in “Don’t mess with Texas®” Art Contest Fort Bend Students Among Winners in   “Don’t mess with Texas®” Art Contest

Two Grade-Schoolers Among The 13 Winning Entries Statewide That Will Appear In 2016 Texas Calendar

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

TEXAS STATE-FISH ART CONTEST ANNOUNCES 2015 WINNERS – The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, headquarters for the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest, has announced the Texas division winners for 2015. In the grades …