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Volleyball Report – Pearland Lady Oilers

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The Pearland Lady Oilers won both matches this past week defeating Clear Springs and Pasadena. The wins improved the Lady Oilers to 21-7 on the season and 1-0 in district play. Pearland defeated Clear Springs on Tuesday night by the scores of 25-20, 25-15, 25-18. The Oilers were led in …

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Pearland High School Choir Concert Season

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The Pearland High School Choir announces their 2013-2014 Concert Season for the Pearland community. Choir Fundraiser: September 21 Broadway Nights: October 18-20 Christmas “Sounds of the Season”: December 13 “Hello, Dolly!” Musical production: January 23 – February 1, 2014 Chamber Choir SWACDA Home Concerts: March 2 and March 17 Pre-UIL Concert: April 7 …

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PISD hears updates on state testing

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Under a new and very different state accountability system, Pearland ISD students are doing remarkably well, says Lisa Nixon, director of testing and evaluation for Pearland ISD. Nixon gave a presentation of the most recent set of state testing results to the school board last Tuesday. All Pearland ISD campuses met …

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Access to commercial site on 518 creates snags

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Creating access to a commercial site on FM 518 is creating more issues than one developer expected. “If I would have known this would happen, I would have stopped it a long time ago,” said Renee McGuire, president of R. West Development Corp and founder of the Pearland charity, Forgotten Angels. City …

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Robert Handley Burton

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Robert Handley Burton, 80, a longtime resident of Friendswood, TX passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday, September 9, 2013.  Robert was born July 4, 1933 to Handley and Bessie Halstead Burton in Houston, Texas. Robert graduated from Pasadena High School in 1951 where he met his …

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Texans Tailgate Benefit

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The Pearland Lions Club at 3350 S. Main will be the site the 4th Annual AskOzzie.com Tailgating for a Cause on Sunday, Sept. 22 for two local families affecting by recent tragedies. Houston Police Officer Ram Garcia, recently involved in a car accident, is a long time Pearland resident, along …

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Coming soon to Pearland: More visual appeal

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Realizing one never gets a second chance to make a first impression, Pearland’s leaders are getting motivated to create more visual appeal within the city – especially its “gateways” through which most first-time visitors enter. A plan to beautify the west end of town is under way, as the recently created …

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Mavericks beat Tornadoes 46-7

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There was no surprise regarding the outcome of Manvel’s game against Galveston Ball. The Tornadoes have been on the down slide since Hurricane Ike and they still have never recovered. When the Mavericks landed on the rock, it didn’t take the Mavs long to let everyone know which way this …

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Alvin ISD Receives National Attention

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The Alvin Independent School District (AISD) received attention from the national news media last week after some parents complained of an assignment given a 7th grade social studies class at Fairview Junior High. The assignment asked students to write a letter as if they were in the twin towers just …

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Pearland ISD students to compete for National Merit scholarships

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Thirteen Pearland Independent School District students are competing as semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists include Pearland High School’s Omar Abdelaziz and Shivam Dave and Dawson High School’s Milton Cousins, Pallavi Dev, Jonathan Jackson, Alexandra Morano, Jennifer Nguyen, Swetha Ramamurthy, Jordan Todes, Daniel Wu, Patrick Wu, Sharon …