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Austin Lynn Oney, 21, of Tomball, Texas, went to be with the Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 21, 2018. He was born November 16, 1996 in Galveston, Texas to Donald Lynn Oney and Latischia Marie McDonald. He attended Humble schools in his early years and moved to Needville, Texas in 2008; ...
The Needville resident paints murals in hospitals, airports, schools, and most recently, on Second Street in Rosenberg. “I was asked to paint something that complemented Ol' Railroad Cafe,” Sanchez said. “But there was a catch. Before I started the mural, I was asked to keep the man already painted on ...

Needville High School Theatre Arts Department students will present their award-winning performance of “Auschwitz Lullaby” on Thursday, April 26. Dinner, catered by Pappasito's Cantina, will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The meal includes on-site, mesquite-grilled beef and ...
He was also very active in the Church of Christ in Needville. He served the Lord as an Elder in the church for many years. He loved teaching Bible classes and leading singing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arvle and Janet Webb; his brother, Eddie Webb; his sister, Priscilla Webb; his wife of 50 ...
Three Needville High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students placed at state competition this past weekend in Dallas. Senior Nikki Eversole took fifth place in the Environmental Ambassador competition, and sophomores Laney Hobbs and Wyatt Jordan placed sixth in ...
House of Blue, Needville High School's Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management training restaurant, offers a wide variety of delicious, home-cooked meals in a relaxing setting. Everyone is welcome, and Instructor and Chef Sarah Pugh said the students often host large groups and even cater meals for ...

It didn't take long for the Sealy varsity softball team to rebound from an uncharacteristic loss against Needville last week. After scoring more than 10 runs in their previous two games, the Lady Tigers lost to the Lady Jays 3-2 for their second district loss of the season. With a 3-2 district record heading into ...
The schools that opposed “walking out,” such as Needville High School in Needville, Texas, punished violators with suspension. This is only possible because the United States Supreme Court ruling of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969) grants students the constitutional ...
In light of the fact that there has been an average of more than one school shooting per week in the U.S. in 2018, Needville ISD Police Chief Joseph Wappel and Officer Jacob Zahradnik gave trustees a security update at the March 21 school board meeting. Wappel said he and Zahradnik are required to ...
After being named bi-district champions last week, Needville Theatre Arts Department One-Act Play cast members are headed to Area Competition Saturday at Canyon High School in New Braunfels. Their production of “Auschwitz Lullaby” by James C. Wall is inspired by inmate diaries that recount actual ...
The Ladycats tied Sweeny 3-3 on March 5, and then lost to Brazosport 6-0 on March 10. The Ladycats hope that sophomore forward Mercy Breazeale, the team's leading scorer, is ready to play after missing the last four matches due to a foot injury. Needville comes into the playoff match with a record of ...
"We will discipline no matter if it is one, 50, or 500 students involved," wrote Needville Superintendent Curtis Rhodes in a letter to students and parents, as reported by the Dallas News. "All will be suspended for three days and parent notes will not alleviate the discipline." Disciplinary actions such as the ...
For schools like those in Needville, that have promised harsher punishment, Bhandari has a warning: "Students shouldn't be punished any differently than any other unexplained or unexcused absence would be. I think that's the really critical distinction here." It all comes down to pre-existing district policy.
A Houston-area school district was in the news recently, and the coverage was less than favorable. Curtis Rhodes, superintendent of the Needville Independent School District (ISD), had warned his students that any student participating in a walkout or protest during school hours would be suspended.
These include the Spring Independent School District in Texas, the Waukesha School District in Wisconsin and the Needville Independent School District also in Texas. Riverview Gardens High School students in Missouri protested against gun violence Feb. 27 and were told by their school that they would ...
“Please be advised that the Needville ISD will not allow a student demonstration during school hours for any type of protest or awareness!! Should students choose to do so, they will be suspended from school for 3 days and face all the consequences that come along with an out of school suspension,” ...
I hope every student in the Needville School District walks out; that will give Curtis Rhodes and the rest of the School Board three days to contemplate their asinine punishment. Other than the fact that it's an illegal move, they are suffocating the student population by not allowing them to participate in events ...

Three civil rights groups sent a letter to the Needville Independent School District Superintendent Curtis Rhodes Tuesday, February 27th, expressing their constitutional concerns over his threat to suspend any student who misses class to protest current gun laws. Kali Cohn, an attorney with the ACLU of ...
Needville Independent School District students were happy to learn that they will not have to make up any days of school after missing a total of 12 days on three separate occasions due to Hurricane Harvey, the state volleyball championship, and snow. The official announcement was made by ...
Well, Superintendent Curtis Rhodes succeeded in doing something no one else has: He's put Needville on the map. As a Texan from the Panhandle, I can appreciate any attention. Mario's Paint & Body Legacy Ford. So, he thinks that punishing the students and threatening the students with expulsion is the ...
A school district in Texas has been the focus of criticism, after a letter from the Needville Independent School District's superintendent Curtis Rhodes warning against student protests spread on social media. The letter addressed last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead, saying that ...
Needville School Superintendent Curtis Rhodes, I recently read of your promised suspension of students in your school district should they choose to participate in a future protest of gun control laws in this country. As a native Texan and avowed libertarian, I would be appalled at your arrogant response to a ...
The Needville Independent School District in Texas issued a warning Tuesday that anyone who participated in a walkout or other political protest would be suspended for three days. "Life is all about choices and every choice has a consequence whether it be positive or negative. We will discipline no matter ...
"The Needville ISD is very sensitive to violence in schools including the recent incident in Florida. Anytime an individual deliberately chooses to harm others, we are sensitive and compassionate to those impacted. There is a "movement" attempting to stage walkouts/disruptions of the school through social ...
NEEDVILLE, Texas - A 14-year-old Needville Junior High School student has been arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat, according to Fort Bend County authorities. On Tuesday, the school notified authorities of the possible threat.


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