Education

Children’s Lighthouse Opens in Richmond-Harvest Green

Premier Educational Child Care School to Host Grand Opening Event  RICHMOND, Texas – Paving a path to academic success for young students, Childrens Lighthouse Learning Centers℠, widely recognized as the leading values-based, early learning school in the United States, officially opened in Richmond, Texas on February 11, 2019. Children’s Lighthouse of Richmond-Harvest Green, owned and operated locally by Zeff and Karen Walcher and Patrick and Daniella Simpson, is located at 4734 Harvest Corner Drive and is […]

Katy ISD to Hold Public Forum for Naming of Elementary #42  

KATY [February 20, 2019] – During the Katy ISD Work Study meeting, the Naming Advisory Committee for Elementary #42 recommended to the Board that this facility be named after Olga Leonard.  Mrs. Leonard is known for her accomplishments as an elementary, junior high, and high school classroom teacher, an instructional specialist, and as an elementary campus administrator in Katy ISD.  Community members are invited to a public forum to provide input regarding the proposed name. Wednesday, February 20, 2019 […]

Educators Named Finalists for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award  

KATY [February 20, 2019] – It was the surprise of a life-time for two Katy Independent School District educators who never imagined their busy school schedule would somehow include a twist of excitement.  Katy Elementary Music Teacher Leslyn Jacks and Memorial Parkway Principal Doreen Martinez were shocked to see H-E-B representatives and camera crews arrive at their school with a large $1,000 check, balloons, cookies, flowers and the stunning news that they would be traveling to Austin, TX on May 4-5 to compete at […]

Three Katy ISD Facilities Named after Lifelong Legacies

KATY [February 19, 2019] – Another successful Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show is in the books!  This year’s event was especially ecstatic as students, teachers and guests enjoyed a newly constructed complex, like no other in the state of Texas, where opportunities for agricultural sciences education are limitless.  Though physically the buildings are new, there’s a wealth of history behind the construction of the three new facilities named after Gerald D. Young, L.D. Robinson and William […]

College Students Strive to Become Future Theme Park Designers in 28th Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition

Six finalist teams to present their designs for guest experiences involving a natural or ancient Wonder of the World Glendale, CA – Walt Disney Imagineering – the design and development arm of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts – selected six teams of finalists to compete in the 2019 Imaginations Design Competition, to be held February 4 -8, 2019. This year’s teams represent California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Olin College of Engineering; Savannah College […]

Warmer temperatures mean Texas snakes are out again, and some snakebites have already reported

Warmer temperatures mean Texas snakes are out again, and some snakebites have already reported. TwoTexas A&M veterinary experts have tips to keep you and your pets safe. Read on Texas A&M Today COLLEGE STATION, Feb. 18, 2019 – It’s almost springtime in Texas, which means snakes are beginning to slither away from their comfortable winter surroundings and are on the move. Dr. Jill Heatley, associate professor of veterinary medicine at the Texas A&M University College of […]

UHV Athletics Receives $300,000 From Crossroads Bank

Crossroads Bank is donating $300,000 over the next 10 years to support the expansion of athletics at the University of Houston-Victoria, Athletics Director Ashley Walyuchow announced Saturday at the A Night for the Jaguars fundraising event. The gift is the largest cash donation the university ever has received in support of its athletics program and also designates Crossroads Bank a UHV Athletics Sponsor for each of the university’s sports throughout the academic year from 2019 […]

The Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor is accepting nominations for the 2019 inductees into its group

The Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor is accepting nominations for the 2019 inductees into its group. Nominations are accepted in four categories: athlete, team, coach or individuals with special merit. The deadline for nominations is May 17, 2019. To see the qualification requirements for nominees and to find the nomination form google Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor. Under “Quick Links” click on “Requirements” and then click on “Nomination Form” under the forms tab. […]

Rohan Bhat makes Eagle Scout

On October 10, 2018, Rohan Bhat, son of Ayshwarya and Chetan Bhat of Katy-Texas, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout – Scouting’s highest rank. Rohan is a member of BSA Troop 230 within Sam Houston Area Council. The boy-led troop is chartered with St Peters’ United Methodist church and they meet regularly at the Deren-Huff Scout House on Monday evenings. For his Eagle Project, Rohan worked with his former middle school band director Ms Tammy […]