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Recycling Effort at 100% in Pearland Schools

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Until schools become paperless with reading of textbooks and writing done on electronic tablets a lot of paper will continue to be consumed on Pearland campuses. Paper is the number one recyclable commodity at our local schools. Currently 50% of all paper that is consumed in America is recycled. But …

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Purse Snatchers Nabbed by Police

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A senior citizen was the victim of a strong-arm robbery in the HEB parking lot, located at 701 W. Parkwood Avenue at 2:52 p.m. on August 19. The woman was loading her groceries into her car parked in one of the first row handicapped parking spaces, when she realized that someone …

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Guest Editorial: Navigating the Teen Years

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As parents, when our children are very young, we are involved in every aspect of their lives. We decide what they eat, where they go, who their friends are, and more. As they grow into their teenage years, we naturally give them more space to make their own decisions and …

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Bonnen Addresses FISD Teachers

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Allan Rasmussen was the master of ceremonies for the New Employee Luncheon sponsored by the FISD Education Foundation. Rasmussen is Vice President of the 501(c)3 that has given FISD teachers more than $1 million in grants over 15 years of operation. Pastor Ralph Hobratschk provided the invocation and Dr. Greg …

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Pearland East’s Journey Ends at Williamsport

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Pearland East faced a very talented Illinois team from Chicago (3-1) as the boys of summer from Pearland fell 6-1. The loss eliminates Pearland from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA. Illinois scored three runs in the bottom of the first for a 3-0 lead. Pearland cut the …

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Plane Crash Claims Family

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Devastating news hit the Manvel High School family last Friday. Principal Charlotte Liptak’s husband, Lawrence, 51, and their 10-year old son Landon were killed in a crash of a private plane in North Texas. According to news reports, the plane was attempting a landing at Bowie municipal airport when it …

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FISD Offers Cloud Computing Course

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FISD Community Education has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses whenever and wherever you wish to learn. Community Ed partners with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Understanding the Cloud.” Participants in this course …

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Marietta Hannon Martin

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Marietta Hannon Martin, 94, of Friendswood, TX passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. She was born on January 24, 1920 to John F. Hannon and Mary E. Hatchett Hannon in Houston, TX. She was raised in the Houston Heights and graduated from John H. Reagan High School. After high …

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Waynetta “Jonesy” Ross McNeil

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Waynetta “Jonesy” Ross McNeil, 73, of Alvin, TX passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was born on October 5, 1940 to Wayne Ross and Floretta McCullough Ross in Artesia, New Mexico. Jonesy was preceded in death by her parents; sister Betty Jean Ross; and nephew Ronnie Beekman. Jonesy’s …

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Geneva Ellen Kopnicky Rives

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Geneva Ellen Kopnicky Rives, 73, of Manvel, TX passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. She was born on March 19, 1941 to Stanley Kopnicky and Angeline Watzlavic Kopnicky in Bay City, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Angelina Kopnicky; her sister, Shirley Roeder; her …