Education

Learn About Henna Body Art At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library Program

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will present a special program on “The Art of Henna” on Monday, March 5, beginning at 6:00 p,m,, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. Professional henna artist Sakina Khuzeima Jafferjee will talk about the history of henna and its uses as a dye to create temporary body art. Learn how it is made, how it is applied, and how to […]

Trees For Houston Partners with Cell Signaling Technology; Hosts Tree Planting at Thompson Elementary School  

Leading provider of antibodies, kits and services, headquartered in Massachusetts, gives back to local Houston school Photo caption: On February 8, 2018, Trees For Houston and Cell Signaling Technology employees planted trees at Thompson Elementary. While in Houston for the annual North American Sales Meeting, Cell Signaling Technology (CST) employees spent the afternoon at Thompson Elementary planting trees, located in Houston’s Third Ward near the Medical Center. The company sponsored the planting of numerous native […]

American Heart Association To Welcome Over 450 Red-Dressed Ladies And Men To Citycentre Houston On April 20 For  Northwest Harris County Go Red For Women ® Luncheon  

Go Red Chairs Beth Eaton, along with her daughters,Kristi Varela and Kara DiCarlo

HOUSTON (February 12, 2018) – The American Heart Association will welcome over 450 red-dressed ladies and men to CityCentre Houston’s Red Oak Ballroom on Friday, April 20 to celebrate the fight against heart disease and stroke at the annual Northwest Harris County Go Red For Women ® Luncheon. This premiere philanthropic event aims to raise $350,000 towards lifesaving research necessary to save more lives from cardiovascular diseases and stroke – the No.1 and No.5 killers […]

Mayde Creek High’s Production of Silent Sky Shines Light On Harvard’s Groundbreaking Female Astronomers

Houston, TX – February 7, 2018 – Mayde Creek High School’s UIL One Act Play competition piece is Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson. Much in the spirit of the 2016 film Hidden Figures and based on real events, Silent Sky brings to life the work of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, who in the early 20th Century rose high above her duties as a “computer” at Harvard and developed the techniques that led to the first discovery of galaxies beyond our own. Silent Sky features […]

Community Invited to Rededication of Memorial Parkway Junior High

It’s out with the old and in with the new for Memorial Parkway Junior High (MPJH) students and staff!  The campus, which was established in 1982, now offers a variety of upgraded features for its MPJH Eagles.  As part of the 2014 voter-approved bond package, the campus underwent a comprehensive renovation. Although the school has undergone a much-needed facelift, its original charm is still present. Students who are part of the Concepts of Engineering program  […]

Mayde Creek High School- Signing Day February 2018

Ikenna Nsoedo and Keyonte’ Fiakpui officially signed full Athletic scholarships on February 7, 2018, in the library at Mayde Creek High School. Ikenna, a wide receiver, has committed to Tyler Junior College upon graduation. Keyonte’, the Ram’s starting quarterback, has signed with Trinity Valley Community College. Both young men were awarded 1st Team, All-District for 19-6A. This is a particularly remarkable accomplishment because they had not played at their current positions before this season.  

Pasture and Hay Fertilization Management Seminar

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Fort Bend County is hosting a seminar covering fertilization and nutrient management of high quality hay and forages.  This program is designed for any hay or livestock producer looking to increase hay or forage production by improving nutrient and fertilizer management. The program will be held on Thursday, February 22nd, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Fort Bend County AgriLife Extension Office, 1402 Band Road, in […]

Katy ISD Announces Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Available to Students

February 8, 2018 – Registration for Advanced Placement (AP) exams are now taking place for all Katy Independent School District high school students.  From February 6 to February 25, enrolled students and home schooled students, can receive details and register at their designated campus.  Late registration takes place from February 26 to February 28 with a $5 late fee per exam. “Students who participate in AP courses experience college level instruction which builds academic confidence. […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Host Activities For National Craft Month               

In recognition of National Craft Month in March, Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will host a series of hands-on craft activities throughout the month for adults and youth aged 12 and above. The series is designed to introduce people to fun, new crafts and hobbies. The activities will take place on Thursday evenings, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Multi-purpose Room of the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in […]

Katy ISD Signing Day

Katy High School February 7, 2018 signings: (not in picture order): Josef Fisher, Football, Louisiana College; Evan Greathouse, Football, Southwestern Assemblies of God University; Jonah Lebischak, Football, Oklahoma Baptist University; Jacob Lighter, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville; Austin Marshall, Football, Southern Arkansas University; Josh Oglesby, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville; Santee Parker, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor; KeShon Rowe, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville; Gavin Spangler, Football, Benedictine College ; Jacob […]