Education

Travis High School Global Studies Academy students teach the Armstrong Gators about the academy programs in Fort Bend ISD.

Armstrong Elementary Gator Pals Club Helps Students Think About the Future

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – For Travis High School academy students, what better way to pay it forward than to inspire those who will follow in their steps. To support this work, these students and their counterparts at Armstrong Elementary have formed the Gator Pals club, established to help the Gator students […]

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Registration Open for Basic Peace Officer Certification Classes

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) –  The Gus George Law Enforcement Academy in Richmond is accepting applications for basic peace officer certification classes being conducted part time. The academy, which is part of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, offers classes where cadets receive 904 hours of instruction. Upon successful completion of training, […]

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Elkins High School Parents Participate in ‘Coffee with the Principal’

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – During the recent “Coffee with the Principal,” Elkins High School parents joined Principal Deidra Lyons-Lewis and members of her administrative team for an informal discussion regarding campus news, information and upcoming events. The event gives parents an opportunity to meet face-to-face with the principal to share their […]

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Leonetti Elementary’s All-Pro Dads Commit to Supporting Their Children, Family and School

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – More than 60 Leonetti Elementary fathers and father-figures showed their commitment to their children and to education as they took part in Leonetti’s first All-Pro Dads meeting of the school year. The event gave the men an opportunity to learn more about the program and how it […]

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Sugar Land Middle School Counselors Connecting with Parents Through New Informal Meetings

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Counselors at Sugar Land Middle School are using a new routine to connect with parents this year. Eleni Smith, Kimberly Seright and Nafecia Brinson, counselors at SLMS, started the Mid-Day Break with Counselors this year. These meetings take place in the middle of the school day and […]

Kerri Schmidt, Fort Bend County Chamber president, Michael Hejducek, FSMS principal, Teresa Baragas, FSMS assistant band director and Dee Koch with the George Foundation.

Fort Settlement Middle School Students Unite to Raise Money for Community After Hurricane Harvey

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – After Hurricane Harvey struck southeast Texas, many in the Houston area felt the devastating effects. Many are still working to pick up the pieces and rebuild their lives. Students and staff at Fort Settlement Middle School saw this as an opportunity to step up and help make […]

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Elkins High School’s Luke Matthews to Represent West Team in 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Offensive Lineman Luke Matthews of Elkins High School is among 100 of the nation’s best high school football players, and one of only 10 in Texas,  selected to play in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Presented by American Family Insurance, the premier football game features top […]