ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL
Fort Bend ISD temporarily closes, opens schools amid COVID-19 pandemic
MISSOURI CITY, Texas – This week, President Biden plans to address getting kids back in the classroom as early as Wednesday. This comes as Fort Bend ISD once again is closing some schools and opening others. The district also sent an email to parents on Friday saying if their student is falling behind in their studies and grades, they will require them to come and learn face-to-face. Below is a list of FBISD schools and their plans:School pivoting to online on Tuesday, Feb. 9Pecan Grove Elementary (2/8-2/19, Students return on 2/22)School pivoting to online on Monday, Feb. 8Sienna Crossing Elementary (2/8-2/15, Students return on 2/16)Townewest Elementary (2/8-2/15, Students return on 2/16)Elkins High School (2/8-2/19, Students return on 2/22)Online schools returning to face-to-face instruction on Monday, Feb. 8Austin High SchoolBarbara Jordan ElementaryBriargate ElementaryDulles High SchoolHodges Bend Middle SchoolMadden ElementaryOyster Creek ElementaryJames Patterson ElementaryOnline schools returning to face-to-face instruction on Wednesday, Feb. 10Crockett Middle SchoolOnline schools returning to face-to-face instruction on Tuesday, Feb. 16Bowie Middle SchoolOakland ElementaryChrista McAuliffe Middle SchoolJames Neill ElementaryRosa Parks ElementaryJuan Seguin ElementaryOnline schools returning to face-to-face instruction on Wednesday, Feb. 17Quail Valley ElementaryOnline schools returning to face-to-face instruction on Monday, Feb. 22AdBush High SchoolFort Bend ISD will continue to closely monitor all schools across the district. For the latest news about your child’s school, visit www.fortbendisd.com.
15-year-old Elkins HS student taken into custody after bringing firearm to junior varsity football game, school says
HOUSTON – An Elkins High School student was taken into custody Wednesday after carrying a firearm to a junior varsity football game against Marshall High School in Missouri City, principal Cindy Ward said in a letter to parents. After receiving information that a student may have been in possession of a firearm, an Elkins staff member “acted immediately to isolate the student and confiscate the weapon." Officials said Fort Bend ISD police were also at the stadium and took the student into custody without incident. The 15-year-old student is now facing prosecution on serious charges. We take matters such as these seriously, and will always investigate them thoroughly.”
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Matthews family tradition now at Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION – Football has long been a part of the family tradition fro the Matthews clan. Jake and Mike Matthews are now teammates once again. They go to games for years and proud to be a part of," Jake Matthews said. "At first I leaned on him a lot," said Mike Matthews. learning a lot, we're having a good time hanging out with the players", said Jake Matthews.
Several hurt when school bus, car collide
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – Several students were injured when the school bus they were in rear-ended another vehicle. Fort Bend Independent School District officials said the wreck happened on F.M. The students on the bus attend Elkins High School, officials said. The other 29 students on the bus were assessed at the scene and released. School district officials said none of the injuries was serious.