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Spring Branch Education Foundation Plans Spring Golf Classic

By | 2017-03-13T10:31:16+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Community, Education|

Spring Branch Education Foundation’s (SBEF) 21st annual Golf Classic is slated for Saturday, April 8, 2017, at River Ridge Golf Course in Sealy. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit students and teachers in Spring Branch Independent School District. Co-chairs Mike Baker and Jay Sartain are expecting a sold-out event. “For two decades, the Golf Classic [...]

Call for artists: Participate in SBEF’s Running for the Arts 5K & ArtFest

By | 2017-03-12T21:36:14+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Community, Education, Uncategorized|

Artists and artisans of all ages and media are invited to be part of an art auction and display or sell their work as a vendor at Spring Branch Education Foundation’s Running for the Arts 5K & (inaugural) ArtFest on Saturday, May 6, at 901 Yorkchester. More than 2,000 runners and hundreds of families are [...]

SBEF reschedules Sporting Clay Tournament

By | 2017-02-21T10:36:24+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Education, Uncategorized|

Spring Branch Education Foundation announced today it has rescheduled its fifth annual Sporting Clay Tournament to Monday, May 8. “We had hoped for a sunny day on Feb. 20, our original date. We got a steady rain instead,” says SBEF Executive Director Cece Thompson. “But there’s a bright side for the community. We have a [...]

Spring Branch Education Foundation ranked in top 10 in national survey

By | 2016-12-21T12:18:16+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|

Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) was ranked in the nation’s top 10 among education foundations with $1 million to $1,999,999 in revenues by “Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K-12 Education Foundations 2016,” the nation’s only annual study that ranks K-12 foundations. It ranked 42nd in the country, among 188 education foundations, the second consecutive year [...]

VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition!

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:29+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Community, Education|

Do you know a high school student who could use some help paying for college? Let them know about the VFW's Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition! This Year's Topic: My Responsibility to America ENTRY DEADLINE: November 1, 2016 We need to spread the word, and we're asking friends like you to help out. The Voice [...]

Cornerstone Academy Science Teacher Sets Sail on the Nautilus

By | 2016-09-13T09:31:20+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Community, Education, Uncategorized|

The Nautilus, a 64-meter, state-of-the-art research vessel operated by the Ocean Exploration Trust, put out a call for "teacher ambassadors" who would spend three days aboard. Shawn Gregg, an SBISD Cornerstone Academy eighth grade science teacher, was chosen. For Gregg, who studied marine biology and oceanography at Texas State University, the opportunity was a dream come true. After boarding [...]

FBI Internship Application Process Begins Aug. 26th

By | 2016-10-17T11:44:29+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Business, Education|

The FBI is seeking to recruit innovative, diverse, motivated, and talented college students to join the ranks of thousands of outstanding students who since 1985 have participated in a paid internship with the world's premier law enforcement and intelligence agency. Beginning on Friday, August 26, 2016, and through October 14, 2016, the FBI will begin [...]