Fort Bend Christian Academy Appoints New Head of Upper School

After a nationwide search, Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) is elated to announce the appointment of Nathan Barber as FBCA’s Head of Upper School. With numerous applicants from Texas and across the United States, FBCA identified Barber as the right candidate to lead their upper school into the...

Sugar Land Completes Brazos River Park Connector Road and Trail

The City of Sugar Land recently completed the Brazos River Park Connector Road and Trail Project. The road is one-mile long and connects two of the city’s regional parks, Sugar Land Memorial Park and Brazos River Park. The project also includes a meandering concrete trail, a low-water crossing, more than...

Hope For Three Offers Parent Empowerment Sessions for Families and Caregivers of Children on the Autism Spectrum

Earlier this spring, Hope For Three launched a new, free program, Parent Empowerment. The program provides parents, caregivers and extended family members vital training, tools and resources to help children on the autism spectrum live their best life possible. “The interactive program provides people with...

“A Call to Auction: A Celebration of Literacy” We Called, You Answered

The Literacy Council announced the success of their first online “A Call to Auction: A Celebration of Literacy” held the week of May 17th-21st. The event raised over $12,000 to support adult literacy education programs in Fort Bend County. “We sincerely appreciate the support for adult literacy...

Remaking History: All-New Fort Bend Museum to be Unveiled in July

History like it’s never been seen before. That’s an apt description of the transformation that’s taken place over the past six months at the corner of Houston and Fifth in downtown Richmond. A $2 million renovation of the Fort Bend Museum will soon be complete. A ticketed reveal will take place on...

Fort Bend County Libraries Re-Open More Libraries

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) began the process of re-opening buildings on March 15th, when five locations resumed in-person service. On June 4th, the library system will welcome patrons back to five additional locations: the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, the First Colony Branch, the Mamie George...

Newborns Born June 6th – 12th Receive Special Welcome From Libraries

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will continue its annual tradition of welcoming newborns to the wonders of books. Every Fort Bend County baby born during the week of June 6th through 12th may receive a special baby book bag, while supplies last, courtesy of the Friends of Fort Bend County Library. Each bag...

Fort Bend ISD Names New Principal for Almeta Crawford High School

Keith Fickel has been selected as the principal of Almeta Crawford High School, formerly known as High School 12. Fickel is currently in his fifth year as the principal at Sugar Land Middle School. Fickel has more than 30 years of experience in education overall, with 25 of those years within the...

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Expands Outreach Partners and Scholarship Opportunities

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County (LCFBC) has extended programs and services over the last year with Outreach partners providing more access to the community.  Through the pandemic, the Outreach partners that have been able to continue LCFBC programs are Fort Bend Hope, Friends of North Richmond,...

FBISD Board Names New Principal at Drabek Elementary

The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees named April Marsters as the new principal of Drabek Elementary School, where she has served as assistant principal since 2017. “My role is to serve as an advocate for student well-being and achievement within the school community,” Marsters said. “I am excited to...

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