Education

St. John XXIII Student Earns Perfect Score on National Latin Exam

St. John XXIII College Preparatory Principal, Mr. Tim Gallic, is pleased to announce freshman Cate Silas earned a perfect score on the recent National Latin Exam. The National Latin Exam is a third-party organization designed to assess competency in each Latin Level. Individual awards are dependent upon the student’s performance in relation to the performance from all the test submissions for that particular level across the nation. Last month, all St. John XXIII Latin students […]

 Muster celebration at Texas A&M

WHEN: Monday, April 22 at 7 p.m. WHERE: Campus celebration at Reed Arena WHO: Texas A&M administrators, students, faculty and staff and former students Campus Muster, one of the Texas A&M University’s most solemn ceremonies, will be held April 22 instead of the usual date of April 21 because of the observance of Easter Sunday and at a time when traveling to and from campus may be difficult. It is a time of honoring deceased Aggies since the last […]

St. John XXIII Inaugural Art Car Parade Entry

St. John XXIII College Preparatory Principal, Mr. Tim Gallic, is pleased to announce the inaugural entry of a decorated car in the annual Houston Art Car Parade. Collaborative Art Students and student volunteers, under the direction of Art Department Chair, Lynsey Hepburn, have created The Treasure of Smaug! This amazing art car masterpiece is ready to make its grand appearance this Saturday, April 13, in the 32nd Houston Art Car Parade! The free event begins at 11 a.m. […]

Aidan Anderson, inspirational 18-year-old musician and giver, headlinesKaty ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Celebration May 10th

(Katy, Texas) – The Katy ISD Volunteer Celebration will be held in the Merrell Center on Friday, May 10th from 8:45-10:30 a.m.  Hosted by Partners in Education and the Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board, this annual event honors the thousands of school district volunteers who donate their time and talents to our students and teachers. This year’s guest speaker is the inspirational and musically gifted Aidan Thomas Anderson, 18 and co-founder of his charity, Aidan […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber Welcomes Off The Vine Bistro, Restaurant & Wine Bar

Namita Asthana with some of her pre-order prepared meal options.  Off the Vine Bistro, Restaurant and Wine Bar Ribbon Cutting

April 4, 2019 – MISSOUR CITY, TX – The Central Fort Bend Chamber welcomed new member Off the Vine Bistro, Restaurant & Wine Bar with a ribbon cutting on April 4th.  Owner Namita Asthana greeted guest in a casual bistro atmosphere with a variety of wines, potato pops, spiced meatballs and salmon puffs.  She also showcased the variety of prepared meals that she has available for pre-order.  Customers can special order prepared, fully cooked meals […]

6 Tips to Improve Your Digestive Tract

Digestive problems are common in the modern day.  Digestive disorders are a result of gastrointestinal tract issues. Following, we are going to give you a few tips on how to take care of your digestive tract. 1.  Consume a High-Fiber Diet You need to eat a diet with High fiber and rich in whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables to improve your digestion system. High fiber diet helps to keep food moving through the digestive […]

The Road to No More Victims

By Colleen Sheehey-Church My son Dustin had unforgettable, fiery red hair and a huge, goofy grin. He loved to make people laugh. One summer night shortly after graduating high school, Dustin got a ride with a 19-year-old driver who had alcohol and drugs in her system. Seat-belted and sober, Dustin was riding in the back seat when the driver lost control of the car, ran into an embankment and launched the car into a river. The […]

The Ecological Crisis & The Response of Faith

Sunday, April 28, 9:45 a.m. Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church 2353 Rice Blvd., Houston, TX 77005 What is our present ecological crisis?  What specific issues are central?  Lisa Brenskelle will examine the science that explains the present state of our world and the major environmental issues we face.  She will then consider how our faith both informs and enables our response to this crisis.  Lisa holds a PhD in engineering, and has worked on a volunteer basis in […]

Profanity on the playground

Kids cuss behind the teacher’s back. And the playground is the opportune place for potty-mouth. No adults listening. That’s what children tell me—the ones that are upset by swear words. Offensive language is common language in some homes and taboo in others. Toddlers start out by mimicking words and phrases. They don’t know what words are taboo and what words aren’t until a shocked parent reacts. What a way to get mom or dad’s attention! […]

Rehman Memon, Harmony School of Innovation Katy Student; Receives Three Top National Awards 

(Katy/Fort Bend County) A rising senior at Harmony School of Innovation Katy, Rehman Memon, received three national awards, adding to his already impressive transcript.  Rehman earned the 2019 Ben Carson Scholar Award for his many hours of service and passion at the Harris Health Ben Taub Trauma Center and a local senior care facility.  He will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and invitation to be recognized at the Carson Scholars Fund Annual Banquet on May […]