Fulshear

Texas Game Wardens Advise Texans to “Stay Dry” While Boating This Fourth

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Contributes to Fatal Boating Accidents in Texas The slips and boat ramps of Texas will soon buzz with activity as Fourth of July weekend approaches. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds boaters to follow basic safety precautions while on the water. Game wardens will join the United States Coast Guard and thousands of law enforcement officers on heightened alert for violations as part of Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated enforcement campaign […]

Library Hosts Children’s Program On Ancient Art Of Puppetry

In conjunction with the Summer Reading Challenge, Fort Bend County Libraries will host a special children’s program, “Sharing the Secrets of Puppetry,” on Tuesday, July 12, beginning at 3:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear. This program is for students entering grades K through 5. Professional puppeteer Greg Ruhe, founder of Puppet Pizzazz, will share the ancient art of puppetry by demonstrating a […]

Cornyn’s Juneteenth Resolution Passes Senate

Senator John Cornyn

U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s (R-TX) resolution honoring Juneteenth passed the Senate last week. Text is below, and you can view the full resolution and a list of cosponsors here. Designating June 19, 2022, as “Juneteenth National Independence Day” in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. Whereas news of the end of slavery did not reach the frontier areas of […]

New Home Sales Begin in Cross Creek West

(HOUSTON, TX – June 16, 2022) —   Home sales in Cross Creek West have begun with Highland Homes being the first to offer designs in the new Fulshear community.   The builder has 14 floor plans for 60-foot properties available in Cross Creek West, and several homesites are on cul-de-sac streets and back to a greenway. The one- and two-story home designs range from 2,403 to 3,748 square feet and are priced from the $500,000s.     Standard […]

Virtual school option announced for 2022-23 school year by Harmony Public Schools

Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option to students in kindergarten through Grade 12 this fall. Harmony will, of course, also continue to offer in-person learning at each of its 58 campuses for the majority of its 38,000 students across Texas. The virtual school, however – known as Harmony Virtual Academy – is intended for those families who either still need or prefer to learn online. “We’ve learned during the pandemic that most students still learn […]

Children’s Summer Schedule of Activities at Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, located at 8100 FM 359 South in Fulshear, presents a variety of free children’s programs this summer. Families with children of all ages are invited to join in the fun and earn rewards through FBCL’s Summer Reading Challenge!  Craft packets will be given out at the end of each program, so that children may take them home to enjoy.   Family Story Time takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, […]

Virtual school option announced for 2022-23 school year by Harmony Public Schools

Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option to students in kindergarten through Grade 12 this fall. Hamony will, of course, also continue to offer in-person learning at each of its 58 campuses for the majority of its 38,000 students across Texas. The virtual school, however – known as Harmony Virtual Academy – is intended for those families who either still need or prefer to learn online. “We’ve learned during the pandemic that most students still learn […]

Harmony Public Schools, Texas State University System announce unique new partnership

The Texas State University System (TSUS) and Harmony Public Schools (HPS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish and expand collaborative efforts aimed at supporting HPS graduates as they apply to, advance in, and graduate from a TSUS member institution. TSUS Chancellor Brian McCall and HPS Deputy Superintendent Umit Alpaslan, joined by the presidents of TSUS’s seven member institutions, signed the agreement May 20 on Sam Houston State University’s Huntsville campus. The agreement allows […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Now Available for 5–11-year-olds

Following CDC, DSHS, and FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine booster Following approvals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) encourages parents to have their children aged 5 to11 receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine booster. All child boosters must be administered at least five months after the primary series.  If you or your child have not received the COVID-19 primary […]

YMCA Of Greater Houston Kicks Off Annual Safety Around Water Campaign

The organization works to provide equal access to essential water safety education and resources As summer approaches, the YMCA of Greater Houston kicks off its annual Safety Around Water (SAW) campaign as part of the YMCA’s commitment to reduce drowning rates and keep our community safe around water. The campaign works to provide essential swim programs that empower youth, build healthier families and foster inclusive communities. The SAW program is entirely free and accessible to the community […]