‘He laughed about it. He thought it was funny,’ — friend tells police

A former George Ranch High School student has pleaded guilty to murdering a fellow classmate in August of 2019 and has been sentenced to 36 years in prison.

Needville ISD and Lamar Consolidated ISD announced that they will cease their COVID-19 protocols at the end of the school year — including the mandatory wearing of masks.

The debate of whether school children should wear masks in schools came to a head at the Lamar Consolidated ISD school board meeting on Thursday.

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Fort Bend ISD announced masks will be optional at all graduation ceremonies, including those that take place before June 5, the date the governor’s executive order goes into effect. Anyone choosing to wear a mask has the option to do so and their choice is to be respected.

Fort Bend ISD Supt. Dr. Charles Dupre officially announced changes in grades that will affect all students in the district, including schools in the area. The FBISD board of trustees approved a change in the final nine-week grading period for this school year, replacing numerical grades for …

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