Katy News

Aristoi Classical Academy Student Awarded Commended Status in National Merit Scholarship Competition

KATY, TX— An Aristoi Classical Academy student has earned the school its first Commended Status in the National Merit Scholarship competition. Henry Botond, a then-junior at the public charter school, was one of approximately 30 students to take the PSAT/NMSQT in its inaugural testing for Aristoi last spring. In order to earn commendations, students must earn above the 97th percentile on the PSAT/NMSQT exam. Traditionally, less than 2.5% of students in the nation score above […]

Golfers in bad pants raised over $500k for babies at Texas Children’s Hospital

Golfers wore their baddest pants, played their best golf and raised more than $500,000 for Texas Children’s Newborn Center at the Clubs of Kingwood last week. The Bad Pants Open, an annual golf tournament now in its 21st year, has raised more than $6.5 million over the last two decades to support continued innovation and excellence in the research, treatment and care of critically-ill and premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Texas Children’s. The […]

Katy ISD Art Students Earn Over $20,000 in Fort Bend County Fair Art Auction  

Fabiana Munoz CRHS

KATY [October 16, 2018] – Twelve of the 20 pieces of artwork auctioned off at the Fort Bend County Fair Event were created by Katy Independent School District students, earning a cumulative total of over $20,000 this year.  Seven Lakes High School student Flora Hu’s creation entitled “A Cowboy’s Bestfriend” won the “Reserve Grand Champion” recognition while four additional students were ranked the highest in “Best of Class”. “It is inspiring to see the hard work our Katy […]

Theatre Under The Stars Extends Run Of Disney’s Beauty And The Beast!

HOUSTON — By popular demand, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has extended the run of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, adding five additional performances. The new performances are: Saturday, December 8 at 2pm and 8pm Sunday, December 9 at 2pm and 7:30pm Sunday, December 23 at 7:30pm Theatre Under The Stars worked with Disney on the creation of Beauty and the Beast in 1993. Beauty and the Beast was Disney’s first venture into the world of musical theatre, and it went on to become […]

Periwinkle Foundation and Texas Children’s Hospital team up with H-E-B to release limited-edition reusable shopping bags

The tote bag will feature Making A Mark artwork created by pediatric cancer patients to help raise childhood cancer awareness HOUSTON (October 15)– The Periwinkle Foundation and Texas Children’s Hospital have teamed up with H-E-B to offer limited-edition reusable shopping bags featuring original Making A Mark artwork created by children touched by cancer and blood disorders at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Just in time for the holidays the bags will be sold in […]

Messiah Singalong

Sunday, December 2, 2018 7:00 pm St. Peter’s United Methodist Church 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, TX 77450 stpkaty.org What is Christmas without Handel’s Messiah? The Chancel Choir of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Katy invites you to their annual Messiah Singalong, Sunday, December 2, at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary.   Please come to sing or just to listen to this beautiful music. There will be soloists and a full orchestra.   There is no charge. […]

Both of my dogs went missing on 9/27/18

Tyson

ChiKo the eldest is 11 has all his shots and is very friendly. Hes been with us since he was 6 weeks old. Missed by his sisters. Tyson is only 1 1/2 he is my grandog…belongs to my grandbaby they love each other very much. He is quiet and timid. They went missing from our home, 3346 Brackenfern Rd., Katy, TX 77449 Westfield Subdivision, between Morton and Fry Rd.   (832) 533-0428

WEWEN of ABWA Awards Scholarship

The Women Empowering Women Express Network (WEWEN) of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) recently awarded a $500 scholarship to WEWEN Member Demethra Orion of Odyssey Limousine Services, Incorporated. This scholarship will be used to attend local leadership program, Leadership North Houston. Leadership North Houston (LNH) was formed in 1995 when several area Chambers of Commerce and the Lone Star College System partnered together to meet the need for a leadership program in the north […]

Walk In November Will Raise Awareness For Children With Apraxia

Houston – (October 15, 2018) – The 2018 Houston Walk for Apraxia event will be held on November 3, 2018 at the The Westview School to benefit children with apraxia of speech. Registration begins at 9:00 AM with the Walk beginning at 10:00 AM. Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a very challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder in children.  This little known disorder makes it difficult or impossible for children to accurately produce sounds, syllables, […]