Education

UHV Announces New Dyslexia Certificate And Information Session

The University of Houston-Victoria School of Education, Health Professions & Human Development is now offering a graduate-level dyslexia certificate, and an April 17 information session will give the public an opportunity to learn more about it. “The learning needs of students with dyslexia are different than students without it, and it’s important to understand what those needs are,” said Carol Klages, a UHV associate professor of education and a dyslexia specialist. “When we have a […]

Katy ISD Celebrates Public School Volunteer Week April 16-20, 2018            

((Katy, Texas) – Katy ISD’s Board of Trustees invites the community to join them in thanking the thousands of parent and community volunteers who support the district by declaring April 16-20, 2018, as Public School Volunteer Week.  The proclamation salutes those who through their gift of time and resources have a profound impact upon Katy ISD’s schools.  From business partners, to parents, to community leaders, this diverse group of helping hands collectively spends over 1 […]

Katy ISD Recognizes Nurse of the Year

Pictured: (left to right) Linnea Griffith, principal of Bonnie Holland Elementary, Lance Hindt, superintendent of Katy ISD, Kim Cromie, campus nurse at Bonnie Holland Elementary, Huskie – campus mascot, Therese Highnote – Director of Health Services, Katy ISD.

KATY [April 17, 2018] – “Save one life and you are a hero. Save one hundred lives and you are a nurse.” That is one of the most notorious quotes to describe nurses, the dedicated professionals who are critical to the medical field. Katy ISD, has 74 exceptionally well-prepared campus nurses, and Kim Cromie, from Bonnie Holland Elementary has been named the 2017-18 Nurse of the Year! Nominations for the “Nurse of the Year” recognition […]

Adults Step Up And Speak Out To Protect  Children From Sexual Abuse

YMCA of Greater Houston is promoting child protection during National Child Abuse Prevention Month Houston, TX – The YMCA of Greater Houston is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, April 16-20, 2018. Five Days of Action focuses on preventing child sexual abuse by sharing tips on how adults can step up and speak out to prevent child sexual abuse. During April and all year long, the YMCA of Greater Houston encourages adults […]

Katy ISD Community Members to Show Support for Dr. Lance Hindt

More than 500 people anticipated to participate in “Circling Dr. Hindt” event What: Members of the Katy community have organized a support circle and rally before the Katy ISD Board of Trustees Work Study Meeting for superintendent, Dr. Lance Hindt. Based on the book “The Circle Maker” by Pastor Mark Batterson, this event seeks to uplift Dr. Hindt through the power of positivity. Participants will stand shoulder to shoulder to form a circle around Dr. Hindt to […]

Katy Youth takes Gold National Ranking

On April 7, 2018 the Katy Youth Choir – Bella Voce Choir competed in the WorldStrides Heritage Festival and took home a Gold National Ranking.  Because of this high ranking, the choir has been invited to compete in the National Festival of Gold in Chicago in 2019.  “Winning this gold ranking was a huge accomplishment for our program”, says Artistic Director, Megan Comin, “It proves that our community choral program is a quality program that supplements what […]

Seven Lakes High School Student-Athletes signed their letter of intent

Seven Lakes High School Student-Athletes signed their letter of intent on Wednesday April 11 on Spring Signing Day. These fine young athletes who signed College Scholarships to play soccer, volleyball and track & field at the next level were joined by family, friends and Coaches. Boys Soccer Charlie Beck – Incarnate Word Jose Salinas – University of Dallas Juan Cairo – East Texas Baptist University Volleyball Alexis Miller – Navarro College Boys Track & Field […]

Katy Area First Responders Agencies Announce Katy Area Safety Fest On Saturday, April 14th In Katy, Texas

The largest multi-agency community safety festival in the State of Texas Katy, TX, April 11, 2018– Harris County Emergency Services District 48 Fire and EMS and our Katy area public safety partners are proud to announce the Third Annual Katy Area Safety Fest hosted by Typhoon Texas.  This year’s event will be held from 10a.m. – 2p.m. Saturday, April 14th, 2018, 555 S. Katy Fort Bend Rd, Katy, TX 77494.  The Katy Area Safety Fest […]

Please congratulate these amazing student athletes that have officially signed their letter of intent for the colleges they will be representing in the Fall of 2018!

Left to right: Zach Visser-Baseball; Southwestern Christian University;  Wilson Ehrhardt-Baseball, Hill Jr. College; Jorge Vargas-Baseball, Dean College; Dani Dagley-Volleyball, Northwestern Oklahoma State University; Kailyn O’Neal-Volleyball, Southern Connecticut State University; Anish Sriniketh-Tennis, St. Edwards University; Alyssa Balandran-Track, Rice University; Jacob Won-Swim, University of South Dakota; Jade Kemp-Swim, Austin College; Reilly Swain-Swim, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Dan D’Rovencourt-Pole Vault, Trinity University; Emmanuel White-Basketball, Blinn College; CJ Washington-Basketball, Kennesaw State University; Ana Lucia Garza-Dive, University of the Incarnate […]

NAM Endowment Fund Raises More Than $225,000

Authors Ron Hall and Landon Hayek signed copies of their books for guests at the NAM Endowment Fund Dinner.

HOUSTON— Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) raised more than $225,000 during the 2018 NAM Endowment Fund Dinner —an annual event held to raise funds to enhance the financial stability of NAM and to offer security for the future. The event took place at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.  NAM welcomed back Ron Hall, author of Same Kind of Different as Me—a New York Times Bestseller, now made into an Award-nominated motion picture by Paramount […]