Education

KISD Superintendent Issues Statement Following Santa Fe High School Shootings

Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent (Katy ISD photo)

NOTE: Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt issued this statement following the shootings Thursday at Santa Fe High School, near Houston, in which 10 people were killed. Dear Katy ISD Parents, Staff and Community, Today, all of us at Katy ISD are saddened at the senseless loss of lives after the tragic events at Santa Fe High School. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Santa Fe community. As a parent and Katy ISD […]

Over 500 Katy ISD Students Participate in Duke University Talent Search  

KATY [May 18, 2018] –  Katy ISD is proud to announce that 502 seventh grade students participated in the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) this year.  The Duke TIP program helps gifted students discover their abilities, explore new academic challenges and celebrates their accomplishments.  Both students and their parents are provided the resources to allow participants to reach their full educational potential.  The first talent search took place in 1980 and every year nearly […]

 University of Kansas announces spring 2018 candidates for degree

http://news.ku.edu/2018/05/08/university-announces-spring-2018-candidates-degree LAWRENCE — The names of more than 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 90 Kansas counties, 46 other states, territories and Washington, D.C., and 48 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar. Degrees are officially conferred in June. Many candidates participated in KU’s annual Commencement ceremony, which took place May 13. Degree candidates are also listed online. Texas Samuel J Buyers, Aledo, Master of Arts […]

Katy ISD Announces Canvassing Results and Welcomes New Board Members  

KATY [May 17, 2018] – As a procedural requirement and for purposes of certification after every school board election, Katy Independent School District canvasses all final electoral results and presents a final report to the Board of Trustees.  Canvassing for Katy ISD Position 6 and Position 7 took place on Tuesday, May 15 with a swearing-in ceremony set to take place on Monday, May 21 during the Katy ISD Work Study meeting. Additionally, trustees will be […]

Graduating Students Receive Ring As Symbol Of University Years                                    

KINGSVILLE (May 17, 2018) — Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies held Sunday, April 29. Graduates and alumni are able to purchase an official Texas A&M-Kingsville ring. Students have made the ring purchase and ceremony an annual tradition of the university. A committee of students, staff, alumni and faculty selected a company to design the ring. Its symbols reflect the university’s […]

North Fort Bend Conservative to hold a Public Meeting discussing drainage issues

DATE:  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 TIME:  7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. WHERE:  Parkway Fellowship (Westpark Campus) 27043 FM 1093 Road, Richmond, TX 77406 After recent flooding from Harvey, the North Fort Bend Conservatives will join Andy Meyers, Precinct 3 Commissioner and Mark Vogler, Chief Drainage District Engineer all of whom will be discussing the drainage and some new developments.  #andymeyers #precinct3commisioner#markvogler, #chiefdrainagedistrictengineer #northfortbendconservatives #flooding #drainage #hurricaneharvey  

Katy ISD Student Heads to New York to Receive Prestigious Award  

KATY [May 17, 2018] – Kaitlyn Sheroke, a senior at Katy Independent School District Seven Lakes High School (SLHS), has been awarded the prestigious Gold Medal Scholastic Writing Award for her short story titled Sirenia.  Kaitlyn will be traveling to New York City to be recognized during the annual Carnegie Hall ceremony on June 7. “We are over-the-moon proud of our young scholar who has been a student in Katy ISD since her elementary school days,” said […]

“No Limits” Summer Dance Camp Now Available in Memorial

Three Sessions Available, All Levels of Dance Welcome HOUSTON, TX (May 16, 2018) – Dance Houston, a 501(c)(3) organization in its 12th year of providing Houston’s most extreme dance experience, is pleased to be bringing its highly acclaimed “No Limits” Summer Dance Camp for Children ages 5 – 17 to the Memorial Area. Dance Houston partnered with Soreal Dance Studio, located at 14520 Memorial Dr. #59, Houston, TX  77079, to bring this unique dance camp to the area.  And […]

Elder Abuse Prevention Month is a time to plan ahead

By Tim Morstad With the invention of the personal computer, and their subsequent affordability for consumers, our lives are more streamlined than ever before. You can upload and store important documents, then send them out with a few clicks. Online banking allows you to manage your finances without leaving the house. Social media makes connecting with family and friends a walk in the park. But while technology makes these everyday tasks easier, it also makes […]