More than 5,500 Fort Bend high school seniors recently packed the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land for the second annual Fort Bend Decision Day. The seniors pledged to continue their education upon high school graduation. Over 500 of them from all 11 high schools in the Fort Bend Independent School District committed to attend Houston Community College (HCC) in the fall.
For the eighth year in a row, Houston remains the No. 1 U-Haul U.S. destination city, according to the latest U-Haul migration trends report. Following Houston in the rankings were Chicago, San Antonio, Orlando, and Austin. U-Haul destination cities are ranked according to the total number of arriving one-way U-Haul truck rentals to a city in the past calendar year.
While Houston witnessed a 3.4 percent decline in 2016 arrivals compared with 2015, it continued to be the busiest domestic market for incoming U-Haul trucks.
Alvin Community College will host an Adjunct Job Fair on June 24 to recruit part-time instructors for the college. The Fair will be held at the Nolan Ryan Center from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
There are several positions open to teach day, evening and weekends classes. Teaching formats may include the traditional classroom, online or hybrid.
The positions are available at various Brazoria County locations including the ACC main campus, UHCL Pearland Campus, Shadow Creek High School, Texas Department of Criminal Justice and several others.
The largest rocket Brazoswood High School has ever produced at 28-pounds and 8 feet long flew to 4141 feet, powered by a Hypertek L610 rocket motor producing 235 pounds of thrust. After reaching 375 miles per hour, both parachutes deployed exactly as designed and the rocket landed unharmed.
During a Alvin Community College Commencement ceremony a record number of Alvin, Manvel, Dawson and Turner high school students walked across the stage weeks ahead of getting their high school diplomas.
ACC had 131 students who successfully earned 60 hours of college coursework through participation in the Alvin Community College Dual Credit-Dual Degree program and completed their Associate Degree in General Studies.
KidsRStrong2 is offering a free family fun day for children and youth who are currently, or have recently battled a life-threatening medical condition. Families and close friends are invited to attend to strengthen the family bond, and allow the children and youth to enjoy a day filled with fun and joy, away from the confines of the hospital walls. Activities offered include: zip line, bumper boats, swimming, water slides, go carts, and more. Breakfast and lunch provided.
Team Members from David Weekley Homes presented a check for more than $10,000 to Ronald McDonald House Houston following the builder’s World’s Largest Showcase of Homes event.
The nation’s largest privately-held home builder celebrated more than 40 years of Building Dreams, Enhancing Lives by hosting David Weekley Homes World’s Largest Showcase of Homes. From April 1-30, more than 9,100 visitors stopped by model or showcase homes across the country to see current innovations in design and décor trends.