Education

Libraries Hold Free “Sat” & “Act” Practice-Test Sessions For College-Bound Students

Representatives from Princeton Review will conduct free SAT® and ACT® practice-test sessions at Fort Bend County Libraries in August. The ACT and SAT tests are college-entrance exams used by U.S. colleges to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work, as well as to determine admissions and award scholarships and grants. The full-length practice-test sessions help students to gain experience and become better prepared for the actual test. The scores on […]

Learn About College Financial Aid At Library Program               

The thought of finding a way to pay for a college education can be a daunting task. College-bound high-school students and their parents are encouraged to attend an informative presentation, “Paying for College without Going Broke,” on Saturday, August 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Meeting Room of Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. The program will be repeated at the University Branch Library on Wednesday, August […]

Benefits of Alcohol Treatment  

For those people who have reached that stage in life where they think that they need help due to drinking, then an alcohol rehabilitation program can help out. It may be your loved one who is facing this problem; it is necessary to get treatment. Below are some benefits of being involved in a good alcohol treatment program, particularly in a residential rehab facility. A safe and encouraging environment to heal There will be a […]

How to motivate someone for alcohol addiction treatment?

Alcohol addiction is bad for both physical health and social life. Motivating someone for alcohol addiction treatment is not an easy task. They may find it challenging to stay away from alcohol. If your loved ones are addicted to alcohol, you can help them to curb this behavior. Here are some ideas to motivate them. Friendly Communication If you are concerned about alcohol addiction of your loved ones, you must communicate with them. Initially, this […]

Power Up for Back to School  

KATY [July 15, 2019] – As one of the fastest growing school districts in the nation, this year Katy Independent School District will be welcoming over 81,000 students on Wednesday, August 14 for the 2019-20 school year.  Before the school bell rings, the district encourages parents and students to Power Up for Back to School through the updated online registration system, PowerSchool Enrollment. “We want everyone’s registration process to be as smooth as possible.  Online registration is not […]

Claire Drennan Announced as 29th Annual Making A Mark® Guest Artist

Artist will team up with pediatric cancer patients to create artwork and collaborative art exhibit HOUSTON, July 15, 2019 – The Periwinkle Foundation is proud to announce artist Claire Drennan as the official guest artist for the 2019 Making A Mark® program, an exhibition of art and creative writing by children touched by cancer and blood disorders at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Drennan, who is a fiber artist and designer, creates sustainable art using […]

Metro Vein Centers’ Dr. Tonie Reincke On Managing Varicose Veins

Dr. Tonie Reincke is a medical professional with over a decade of experience in the field. During this time, she has developed expertise in several areas, with much of this focusing on treating varicose veins and related conditions. Since 2017, Dr. Reincke has worked with the Sugarland, Texas-based branch of the Metro Vein Centers, where she’s worked with countless patients. During this time, she’s also received several awards for her work with patients. Though much […]

Katy ISD Announces Free/Reduced Meal Application & Charging Policy  

KATY [July 15, 2019] – Because every meal counts for students, prior to the start of the 2019-20 school year, the Katy Independent School District Food & Nutrition Department encourages all families to review the free/reduced meal income eligibility guidelines as well as the charge policy for purchasing meals from Katy ISD.  A copy of the policy may be viewed at: http://www.squaremeals.com/Publications/IncomeEligibilityGuidelines.aspx Children living in households whose income are at or below the federally approved levels, based […]

Listen on World Listening Day

Shhh…do you hear that? Close your mouth and eyes. Open your ears and pay attention. It’s the sound of World Listening Day approaching; an annual global event held every July 18. www.worldlisteningproject.org. The 2019 theme is “Listening With” created by internationally acclaimed sound artist Annea Lockwood. “Listening with an awareness that all around you are other life-forms simultaneously listening and sensing with you – plant roots, owls, cicadas, voles – mutually intertwined within the web of vibrations […]

Refractive lens exchange vs. LASIK

Many times, people seeking refraction restoration get confused when it comes to determining whether they need LASIK surgery or a refractive lens exchange procedure. What many people don’t know is that the two eye correction procedures are suitable for different kinds of eye problems. It is, however, essential to remember that to find the suitable refractive lens exchange surgery in Orlando or even LASIK surgery clinic, you need to focus more on finding the right […]