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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…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Paul Refugio, a Dulles High School Air Force JROTC cadet, earned the Top Graduate Award at the Cadet Leadership Course held at Prairie View A&M University this summer. Cadet Refugio is a second-year cadet at Dulles, and placed first place among m…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD’s 2019-2020 school bus routes are now available on Bus Route Locator, which can be located on the Fort Bend ISD Transportation website. Parents will need to enter your address information in order to find your route.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD’s Child Nutrition Department will be launching a new software program this school year, SchoolCafe. SchoolCafe will allow parents to create an account, make online payments, apply for free and reduced meals, view school menus, set accou…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Fort Bend Marshall Buffs’ historic and tumultuous 2018 football season and this season’s state championship for the boys’ track and field team are the subject of VYPE Sports Radio’s second summer retrospective program, The Buffalo Run to Glory: M…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The 95 individuals discovered at an abandoned and forgotten cemetery are another step closer to being laid to rest, a year and a half after a worker at an Fort Bend ISD construction site unearthed the first human remains. The district has announced i…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will host its annual Parent Organization/Booster Club meeting on Sat., Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Main Auditorium of the Fort Bend ISD Administrative Annex, 3119 Sweetwater Blvd. in Sugar Land. The meeting will give parti…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Beginning July 19 through Aug. 6, Kroger shoppers will have an opportunity to support Fort Bend ISD students with their back to school needs. Kroger is presenting its annual Backpack Boosters initiative and has selected FBISD as a recipient of the program.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Covering Fort Bend News) – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) has invited District 22 middle and high school students to participate in the 2019 Congressional App Challenge. This app challenge is designed to challenge student’s creativity and encourage their participation in the Scien…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – This year’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 9 and ends at midnight on Sunday, Aug. 11. During the annual sales tax holiday, Texas shoppers can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a …

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ROSENBURG (Covering Fort Bend News) – Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush toured Texas State Technical College Fort Bend Campus in Rosenberg on Wednesday, June 26.  The tour included highlights from various programs where the college trains students to perform skills needed for employment…