Education

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

Cy Creek alum makes Olympic men’s gymnastics roster

Chris Brooks, a 2005 graduate of Cypress Creek High School, will represent the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics as one of five members of the men’s gymnastics team. The announcement came on June 25 after Brooks completed a spectacular showing at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in St. Louis, tallying a second-best all-around score of 358.075.

Brooks will join teammates Sam Mikulak, Jake Dalton, John Orozco and Alex Naddour at the summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 5-21, having been selected by a committee appointed by USA Gymnastics.

Board approves name of HS No. 12, Bridgeland High School

The Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Board of Trustees approved the administration’s recommendation to name High School No. 12 Bridgeland High School during the regularly scheduled meeting on June 27.

Like other CFISD high schools that are named for nearby landmarks or communities, Bridgeland High School was named in recognition of the 11,401-acre master-planned community in which it sits.

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