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KATY [February 26, 2020] – For the first time in the Katy Independent School District’s history, 50 high school students were recognized as “All State Musicians” by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) in the categories of band, orchestra and choir.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Dr. Cesar Maldonado, Chancellor of Houston Community College, will present the annual State of the College address to local businesses, community leaders and HCC stakeholders on March 6, 2020. HCC has a campus in Katy and in Stafford.

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Each summer ACHIEVE Fort Bend County provides 8,000 free books to students who need additional support with reading skills. Eight hundred students will be given 10 free books. The program seeks to maintain and support growth in reading during the summe…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The University of Houston is introducing its first Engineering Academy program and it will be located in Katy as part of a partnership with Houston Community College. An information session will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at University of H…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will host a community meeting for all private non-profit schools located within FBISD boundaries or that serve students residing in FBISD. The event takes place on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. During the meeting, participants will receiv…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – A pickup truck crossed the center line on McCrary Road Monday afternoon and struck a Lamar Consolidated Independent School District bus.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD has announced that the Marine Corps JROTC unit at Ridge Point High School has received the distinct honor of being named a Naval Honor School. They are among more than 160 units, only 10 percent in the nation, to receive the recognition…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Clements and Elkins high schools are hosting their annual dance clinics and students are invited to participate. All participants will join the dance teams in performing during halftime and in the stands at football games held the same day.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Ridge Point High School Varsity soccer team has earned the Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches, a national organization of American soccer coaches with more than 30,000 members. The team earned an overall GPA of 3.704.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Sixteen Fort Bend ISD students were among a select group of students from across the state to attend the 2019 Tapia Say STEM Camp at Rice University. The students include Abdullah Amer, Howard Bartee III, Akhila Chikkula, Austin Merkel, Travis Merkel…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will present two evenings of competitive marching exhibitions during the 2019 Band Night events on Oct. 9 and 10. The Band Nights will feature the District’s 11 high school band programs performing their competition shows in preparation…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees has approved the schematic design for Middle School 16, which will be constructed near Highway 6 and South Post Oak. Approval of the schematic design allows the district to move forward with the completion of desig…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) - Throughout the last several months, Fort Bend ISD has been working to refine the attendance boundary development process in accordance with revisions to Board Policy FC (Local). During the Sept. 23 Board meeting, the board will consider some addition…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – A new year brings a new cohort of students to the Fort Bend ISD Board Leadership Program. The group of high school juniors represent all of the district’s eleven high schools and will embark on a two-year journey into discovering and honing their lea…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD has launched a new weekly video series to help promote literacy development in young learners. Each Thursday, Fort Bend ISD will release a new “Goodnight, Fort Bend” video that features an FBISD staff or community member reading a child…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – FBISD’s Collaborative Communities Department, in partnership with Loving Houston, is hosting its first of three sessions in the 2019-2020 Interfaith Leaders Breakfast Series. The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., in t…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Fort Bend Education Foundation has announced its theme for the 27th Annual Gala to be held on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. The theme for the event is “Majestic Morocco – Your Magic Carpet Awaits” presented b…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The application is now open for the Youth in Philanthropy program, sponsored by The George Foundation. High school juniors and seniors may apply to participate, and the application is due by Friday, Sept. 6, at 11:59 p.m. Visit The George Foundation …

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – It’s a known fact that many new teachers begin their careers in public education by purchasing classroom materials with their own money. The Fort Bend Education Foundation assists new teachers in this area through its Adopt a New Teacher program.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – New and returning Fort Bend ISD mentors are invited to attend a mandatory mentor training on Wednesday, September 18, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., in the FBISD Administration Bldg. Board Room, 16431 Lexington Blvd. in Sugar Land. Hosted by the district’s Co…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD’s Collaborative Communities Department invites representatives from area non-profit groups to attend its Heart to Heart meeting and networking event. The free event will be held Wed., Aug. 28, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at FBISD’s Purchasi…

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WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) — Five exemplary Houston-area students, including one from Katy and one from Missouri City, have just returned home from the 2019 Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., where they had the opportunity to connect with peers from around the country and meet …

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The fall 2019 Gifted and Talented nomination window is now open until September 30 for students currently enrolled in FBISD and not currently receiving GT services. Students currently receiving GT services may be nominated for re-evaluation during th…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The 2019 Accountability Ratings have been released for Fort Bend ISD. All of Fort Bend ISD’s campuses met the 2019 accountability standard set by the Texas Education Agency. The 2019 District and campus accountability results were released to school …

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD has received the Energy Stewardship Award presented by Cenergistic, a sustainability company, during its recent board meeting. The Energy Stewardship Award honors and recognizes the positive impact that FBISD’s energy program has had on…