Education

New Tutor Training Format at the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County for Basic Literacy, ESL Programs and Basic Computer Skills

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Literacy Council of Fort Bend County needs you!  Become an essential part of an adult student’s life by signing up to be a tutor at the Literacy Council. The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County will hold tutor training on Monday, June 10th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Through training, volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL), and one-on-one tutor sessions to adults.  The trainings prepare tutors […]

Teens Discover Creative Craft Of Amigurumi At Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library             

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small stuffed animals or figures. In recent years, it has become an increasingly popular project for crafters around the world. Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library will have an introductory Young Adult demonstration, “Crochet Amigurumi,” on Wednesday, June 12, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. In this workshop for teens in grades […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Host College Fair – Plus!            

 Students who would like to have more information on area colleges are invited to attend a College Fair at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library on Monday, June 17, from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Representatives from colleges and universities will be on hand to share information about their programs with current high school students and their parents or guardians. Students will have the opportunity […]

St. John XXIII Announces Top Students

Adley Grace Marsh

Mr. Tim Gallic, Principal, and the faculty and staff of St. John XXIII College Preparatory, Katy, Texas, are pleased to announce the valedictorian and salutatorians for the 2019 graduating class. This class of 101 students, amassed more than $7.4 million in scholarships, which amounts to 70% of graduates receiving scholarships; submitted 534 applications to 176 schools, 42 of which are in-state and 134 schools are out-of-state; has four National Hispanic Scholars; has two Commended National […]

Get Basic Vehicle-Maintenance Tips At Cinco Ranch Branch Library             

Cars and trucks may seem more complicated and technical now than they were just a few years ago, but there are still some basic maintenance steps that drivers can manage themselves to keep their vehicle performing optimally. Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a program on “Basic Car Maintenance” on Saturday, June 15, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Robert […]

Crafting Enthusiasts Invited To Cinco Ranch Branch Library’s Share Group             

The “Craft Club at Cinco Ranch” at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will meet on Tuesdays, June 11 and 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Multi-purpose Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Crafting enthusiasts can share tips, get ideas and inspiration, and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters at this drop-in event! People of all experience levels – from beginners to advanced – who enjoy any type […]

June Computer-Class Schedule At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab of the library. “MS Word 2016: Intermediate” will take place on Wednesday, June 5, beginning at 10:15 a.m. […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce June Reading Selections 

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. New members are always welcome. The Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, June 5, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is The Night Circus, written by Erin Morgenstern. This book club meets on the first […]

Congratulations to our  2019- 2020 Grant Recipients

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years! May 23, 2019 Coleman Support Annex Lead Teacher: Abigail Wylie Team Members: Andrew MacDonald, Mary Boisen Adaptive Behavior Social Skills through PE Activities $1,890   Thank you to our very own Katy ISD Legacy Investors who along with our Groundbreaking, Keystone and Sustaining Investors helped make these big-dreaming teachers’ ideas come to life. Learn more!   John Alawneh Elise Allen Caroline Anderson Alicia Anderson Stephen Bennett Audrey Bivens […]