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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) – Marshall High School will host a “State of Our School” community meeting and dinner on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the campus, 1220 Buffalo Run in Missouri City. The event is open to the community.

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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…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – This year, the Fort Bend Education Foundation awarded 344 grants for $555,661 to support the Grants to Teachers and Schools program. The foundation also awarded 166 New Teacher Gifts for $16,600, $43,500 in Professional Development Grants, and $195,6…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – On Wednesday, July 31, Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program will host a workshop on “Life Safety Systems and Upcoming 2018 Bond Projects”. The event will take place in the library, Room 111, of the Fort Bend ISD Triplex, 550 Julie Rivers…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – At the June 17 Regular Board meeting, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees adopted the budget for the 2019-20 school year, at $716,864,705, or $9,283 per student. The student enrollment for the upcoming school year is projected to be 77,226.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) – Five University of Houston College of Nursing faculty have been recognized with the 2019 Good Samaritan Foundation Excellence in Nursing Award. The award, given for the last 15 years, recognizes nurses who are leaders in service to patients, families, e…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD has been named a finalist in Public Relations Society of America Houston’s 2019 Excalibur Awards Program. Presented by Comcast, the awards program honors outstanding public relations professionals, programs and tactics. FBISD is one of …

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Nine Travis High School students will spend their summer abroad as recipients of the Council on the International Educational Exchange Global Navigator scholarships. Combined, the students received more than $25,000 for summer immersion programs wher…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD students in grades K-12 who are interested in soccer are invited to take part in the 2019 FBISD Dynamo Dash Camp. Fort Bend ISD is partnering with the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash professional soccer teams to offer students the summe…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Three Fort Bend ISD students are among 28 Houston-area students to receive scholarships from Comcast NBCUniversal’s annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded $72,500 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD is searching for new Pre-Kindergarten teachers and paraprofessionals to join the district and will host a “Bloom with Pre-K” recruiting event Friday, June 7. The meet and greet event will be held from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the FBISD Admin…