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Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Schools, Sports, Students August 2017

CY RIDGE STUDENTS CONTINUE PROJECT FOR INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION Cypress Ridge High School fashion design summer interns are entering into the last few months of working on a NASA HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) sleeping bag liner project for the International Space Station (ISS). The students were tasked with fabricating […]

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CFISD Athletes Sign Letters Of Intent During 2017 Late Signing Period

| August 1, 2017
CFISD Athletes Sign Letters Of Intent During 2017 Late Signing Period

Student athletes from nine CFISD high schools celebrated the transition from high school to collegiate athletics during late-period signing ceremonies in May and June. The students, joined by coaches, administrators, family and friends, signed National Letters of Intent to various universities and community colleges. The following athletes signed letters of intent: Cy-Fair High School: Dylan […]

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Class of 2017 CFISD Graduates Appointed to U.S. Service Academies

| August 1, 2017
Class of 2017 CFISD Graduates Appointed to  U.S. Service Academies

Cy-Fair High School had one appointment: Hunter Adams was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School in West Point, New York. “Cy-Fair High School is very proud of Bobcat senior Hunter Adams as one of the few carefully selected individuals who will be attending The U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School where he will continue […]

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Book Reviews August 2017

| August 1, 2017
Book Reviews August 2017

New releases with something for everyone

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Beaulieu Vineyard Rarity Napa Valley 2013 — An Other-Worldly Wine

| August 1, 2017
Beaulieu Vineyard Rarity Napa Valley 2013 —  An Other-Worldly Wine

Rarity is the name of a wine only released four times by B.V. since the original owner Georges de Latour bought his first vineyard in Napa Valley in 1900. The vintage of 2013 was perhaps the greatest in the history of Napa Valley. The winemaker, Jeffrey Stambor, along with the most famous consulting winemaker in […]

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Lincoln Continental and Toyota Rav4

| August 1, 2017
Lincoln Continental and Toyota Rav4

Lincoln Continental | Starting price: $45,600 By Kelly Foss mycardata.com Lincoln, the luxury brand of Ford Motor Company, has a long history in the automotive world. The Continental is the signature model, the heritage life blood of the line. It has been through many iterations over the decades but now, in its latest form, the […]

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Modern Marvel

| July 1, 2017
Modern Marvel

A Sleek Eye For Design Serves Up Perfection Text by Cathy Gordon Photography by  / Connie Anderson  / Designer: Jorge Cantu, Oz Interiors  / Architect: Todd Rice  / Builder: Post Custom Homes Andria Cain is a visionary. “I can go into a ballroom and make it into Never-Never Land,” says the former international event planner. So it logically […]

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Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program

| July 1, 2017
Fort Bend Resident Selected for PBS Digital Innovators Program

Krissy Venosdale Of The Kinkaid School Is One Of 52 Educators Across The U.S. Recognized As Classroom Changemaker Houston Public Media has an­nounced that Krissy Venosdale, a Fort Bend County resident and the innovation coordinator from The Kinkaid School, is one of 52 educators from across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital […]

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The Evolving Work of Katy Artist
Mike Peyton:

| July 1, 2017
The Evolving Work of Katy Artist </br>Mike Peyton:

Philosopher, Re-Inventor, Destroyer Of Sharpies Interview by Mara Soloway Mike Peyton’s drive to create has been getting more and more intense of late, like a disturbance in his force moving him forward. Known since 2005 for his decorated snake gourd sculptures and wooden creations, for the last few years Peyton, 53, has also been in […]

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CyCreek HS Inducts Six to
Wall of Honor

| July 1, 2017
CyCreek HS Inducts Six to </br>Wall of Honor

Former Students Recognized For Outstanding Lifetime Achievements And Contributions Six alumni were inducted into the Cypress Creek High School Wall of Honor during a recognition ceremony at the school on May 16. The Wall of Honor recognizes outstanding lifetime achievements and significant contributions made by former students dating back to the opening of Cypress Creek […]

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Happenings in CY-FAIR July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Happenings in CY-FAIR July 2017

STAGEWORKS THEATRE PRESENTS THE ELEPHANT MAN, THROUGH JULY 2 Stageworks Theatre presents The Elephant Man, by Bernard Pomerance. Directed by Debra Shultz, the show runs through July 2. Set in late 19th century London, The Elephant Man is the story of John Merrick, a man living with horrifying, rare skin and bone diseases. Seen as a […]

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Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash

| July 1, 2017
Moody Gardens Kicks Off Summer with a Big Splash

Palm Beach Opens And New Aquarium Pyramid Treasures Are Revealed Guests are invited to kick off their summer with a splash at Moody Gardens with the recent openings of Palm Beach and the newly renovated Aquarium Pyramid.   PALM BEACH The Moody Gardens summer hot spot – and private beach – is open for the […]

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Fashion – What’s in Stores Now –
July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Fashion –  What’s in Stores Now – </br> July 2017</br>

GUCCI – Dionysus medium leather shoulder bag with crystal hand-embroidered bee applique. gucci.com

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Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Yard Sales Have Become Big Business

| July 1, 2017
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Yard Sales Have Become Big Business

My parents both suffered from Alz­hei­mer’s disease, re­­­­­­quiri­ng specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alz­heimer’s care nor am I trained to give medical advice. That said, as a child of two parents with Alz­heimer’s, I know something about the struggles for families living with the disease.

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Cy-Fair Business July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Cy-Fair Business July 2017

CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR ANTHONY MIDDLE SCHOOL Dr. Vivian Bennett, director of instruction at Cypress Ranch High School, was named the new principal at Anthony Middle School on May 25. Bennett replaces Sherma Duck, who will retire in June. Bennett has served 19 years in education, including 17 years with CFISD. Her teaching career […]

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Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

| July 1, 2017
Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

Record-Breaking Figures Tied To Broad Array Of Procedural Offerings, Healthy Economy And Competitive Workforce The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports that Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures for the first time ever, accounting for an 11 percent increase over the past year alone. Surgical procedures […]

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Around Cy-Fair, July 2017

| July 1, 2017
Around Cy-Fair,  July 2017

WEWEN HOSTS SUCCESSFUL INAUGURAL EMPOWERING BUSINESS CONFERENCE With the goal of taking education to the next level and raising funds for local scholarships, the Women Empowering Women Express Network (WEWEN) of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) presented the Empowering Business Conference at Lone Star College-University Park in May. The event featured an economic outlook […]

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HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR
Operators and Smooth Operators

| July 1, 2017
HISTORICALLY CY-FAIR </br> Operators and Smooth Operators

Today, phone calls are considered personal and secure. Chances are you carry a cell phone with voice mail, and you can expect to receive all your calls, important or not. Telephones had come into general use by the early 1900s but the calls, while personal, were seldom secure. Chances were good that others might be […]

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Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

| July 1, 2017
Beauty and Function Meet in Winning Kitchen Designs

Annual NKBA Competition Honors Outstanding Professional Designers More than 20 individuals were honored across six main kitchen and bath categories and six specialty categories in the 2017 NKBA Design Competitions. Entries were judged based on the core areas of safety and ergonomics, elements and principles of design, design planning, creativity and presentation. “The NKBA Design […]

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