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Cypress Christian School August & September Happenings

CyChristian Founding Member, Gerald Van Beek, Graduated to Heaven
On August 4, 2016, a member of the founding committee that established Cypress Christian School, Gerald (Jerry) Van Beek, went home to be with our Lord. He and his wife Edith (who went home in 2013) were not only founders, but longtime supporters of our school with their time, talents and resources until their very last days. We thank God for the Van Beek family and for the confidence that they are safe with the Lord Jesus Christ.
 

Fort Bend Christian Academy Names Head of School

David Pitre, Ph.D. has been named Head of School for Fort Bend Christian Academy.

After beginning his career as an instructor in higher education, Dr. Pitre served independent and Christian independent schools in several senior-administrative roles, including Head of School, founding Head of Upper School, Academic Dean, and Dean of Faculty

Wesley Academy Places at the 2015-2016 Kangaroo Math Competition

We are so proud to announce that two students from Wesley Academy placed on the state and national levels in the 2015/2016 Kangaroo Math Competition.  2nd grader, Alexis Lin, placed 6th state wide and 16th nationally. 6th grader Jason Lewis placed 10th in the state and 37th nationally.  This well- known international math competition has been taking place in USA since 1998. This year, 6 students from Wesley Academy participated in the competition.

Elementary STEM Initiative at Fort Bend Christian Academy

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) initiative at FBCA is a collaborative effort with a single mission: produce a God-honoring, cohesive, cutting-edge program that engages learners through riveting, relevant and competitive curriculum. The goal is to yield learners equipped to be problem-solving leaders in college and industry.

Rebecca Morgan, FBCA Science Specialist, heads the STEM initiative at the elementary campus.

St. Francis Lead2Feed Winnings Benefit Kids’ Meals

For the fourth year running, a St. Francis Episcopal Day School eighth-grade team has risen to the challenge of the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program—this year earning a second-place prize of $10,000 for its work to fight hunger in Houston. The all-girl team elected to donate the award money to Kids’ Meals, making total St. Francis Lead2Feed donations to the local nonprofit $40,000 since 2013. Kids' Meals Interim Executive Director Beth Harp was on hand to accept this year’s gift during a St. Francis chapel service on May 23.

Open House for The Branch School - Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 2-4 p.m.

The Branch School, located at 1424 Sherwood Forest Street, Houston, Texas 77043 is having an Open House for prospective parents looking for a school that enrolls three-year-olds through eighth grade. Please join us for campus tours, meet and greet the faculty and staff, and have your questions answered about the admissions process. There will also be an obstacle course, art booth, and theater arts for students who come with their parents.  For information and RSVP please call 713.465.0288, #103.

Westbury Christian students get hands-on training in orthopaedics

Five Westbury Christian School upperclassmen had the opportunity to participate in the Perry Initiative's Perry Outreach Program for young women, held at Baylor College of Medicine on Saturday, Oct. 10. The students performed mock orthopaedic surgeries and conducted biomechanical engineering experiments. They also heard from prominent women engineers and surgeons in the field.

Pictured: Natalie Hamilton, Kelsey Wallace, Mallory Davis, Sarah Chen, Clara Akwarandu

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