The release of 135,500 gallons of wastewater sludge into Galveston Bay was apparently because of a faulty valve at the city's new wastewater treatment plant.
Friendswood could not hold on for what would have been another signature pre-district win Tuesday, as the Pearland Lady Oilers came from behind to hand the Lady Mustangs a 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 21-25, 11-15 defeat.
Nearly everybody wonders what the future holds, and some people spend time and money trying to find out in advance.
It’s crunchtime for Britta Carter’s fifth-grade, fourth-period social studies class at John and Shamarion Barber Middle School in Dickinson.
More than an isolated neighborhood or historical district, the city of Friendswood’s schools, teachers and academics epitomize what the north of Galveston County represents.
Since 2000, Galveston County residents have approved at least 12 bond elections in their various communities and school districts with another coming before voters in May.
Colwell, in her first year of teaching, instructs kindergarteners at C.W. Cline Elementary School, 505 Briarmeadow Ave. She not only attended the school herself, but she also teaches in the same room she once sat in during her kindergarten year.
Similar to an undergraduate academic plan, the school's Project Lead the Way engineering program offers students introductory and advanced courses to prepare students ahead of college.
More women occupy the highest leadership positions in Galveston County schools than ever before.
College certificate programs offer a quick course load, on-the-job experience and prospects of a healthy paycheck.
The science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum many schools in the county have adopted in recent years has proved successful in whetting the appetites of young students for careers in STEM industries.