Fort Bend ISD

Fort Bend ISD Dedicates Riverstone School to Fallen Firefighter

Local and state officials, members of the Houston Fire Department and hundreds of parents attended the recent dedication of Anne McCormick Sullivan Elementary in Riverstone.

The elementary — which opened in August — is named after Anne McCormick Sullivan, a Dulles High School graduate and Houston firefighter who died on duty in a May 2013 motel fire. It features several tributes to her memory, including a showcase of her uniform and a large mural in the school’s entry.

Unique partnership with Fort Bend ISD puts Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital athletic trainers on campus, saving young lives

In the first few weeks of the 2016 high school football season, three local players were saved from life-threatening medical issues – thanks to quick responses from highly skilled athletic trainers provided through a unique partnership between Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and Fort Bend Independent School District.

Sienna Plantation Schools See Big Gains on New Report Card

 Fort Bend ISD schools serving Sienna Plantation students saw a marked increase in the annual rankings recently released by Children at Risk, a non-profit organization that publishes reports on the performance of Texas schools.

Four of the schools serving Sienna Plantation experienced gains of 25 percent or more over 2015 rankings, including Heritage Rose Elementary, which saw a 160 percent climb in the rankings list from last year, indicative of the strength of the current academic staff and curriculum.

FBISD Elementary Principal of the Year Shares Success Roadmap

An education-minded mother, influential teachers and a drive to make a difference has taken Heritage Rose Elementary School Principal Lavanta Williams on a far different path than many of his neighborhood counterparts, all the way to Elementary School Principal of the Year for the Fort Bend Independent School District.

Williams was raised by a single mother in an area in Ponchatoula, La., that he quietly describes as “challenging.”

“We all believed that no one in this area would ever make it out of here,” he said.

But his mother, Ethel Williams, had other plans.

Building on Dreams - Fort Bend Independent School District

The 8th grade class of Fort Bend Independent School District’s (FBISD) Baines Middle School (BMS) was treated to a full day of career development advice at their annual Career Day on Thursday, February 5. Dressed to impress, one student was overheard telling another, “It feels like a high school reunion!”  Throughout the day, each student enjoyed a game and a presentation where they explored how to balance a career with an acceptable lifestyle.  In addition, each attended three “break-out” small group sessions to discuss a career they have already shown interest in.