Back To School Basics

COVER STORY | By Kassidi McKayla Kaminski – The early morning alarm on the first day of school. Every parent knows that sound all too well and dreads its impending arrival (and trust me –  so do your kids). Between new schedules and kids of different ages, the transition from summer relaxation to...

The Back-to-School Social Network

By Dr. Rebecca Deurlein – In the next month, you will be bombarded with all things “back-to-school.” Aside from the sales flyers and ads, you will be counseled on how to prepare your kids for the first day and how to help them get back to an academic mindset. But what is often ignored – and,...

Fort Bend’s Friday Night Lights

By Molly Cardenas – For some, fall is about sweaters and changing leaves. For others, images of Halloween and harvest come to mind. But, here in Fort Bend, fall means one thing and one thing only – time  for high school football. Fortunately for fans, this season promises no shortage of games and a...

Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready?

By Tim Kaminski – Making sure that your child is Kindergarten ready is an important step in the overall success of his or her  long-term education. But making certain that your child is ready is more than just purchasing school supplies and new sneakers. Before you pack your little one off to...

College Bound

  Make your personal space pop Academics aside, gearing up for college is a big job. Whether you’re headed to the dorms or sharing an apartment or house with friends, making your surroundings comfortable and functional will let you focus on your studies. From cozy bedding to help you catch your...

10 Ways to Simplify Back to School Shopping

While kids and parents alike eagerly await the fresh start of a new school year, the back to school season is not without its share of stressors for busy families. The start of school means new schedules, teachers, shoes, backpacks and friends, as well as new academic challenges. If the shopping itself is...

Community Support Requested for Countywide School Supplies Event

Seven local organizations have teamed up to host the area’s first countywide back-to-school event and are seeking community support to help more than 1,500 students on a single day. Hosted by Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System (FBCCIS), the August 15th event will be held at the University of...

2015 Top High School Graduates

These Fort Bend top scholars have made the grade and graduated at the top of their class after years of hard work and commitment to their academic careers. Check out who they are, which Fort Bend school they attended and which college or university they plan to attend. When you see these bright, young adults...

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