Katy News

Special Pals’ Board of Directors Introduces New Executive Director

HOUSTON, TEXAS, February 21, 2019 – The Board of Directors of Special Pals, Houston’s longest-running no-kill animal shelter, announces Robin Lupole as the new executive director of the organization. Lupole joins the Special Pals team with 35 years of animal rescue and nonprofit organization experience. “I am looking forward to working to strengthen the shelter’s community support and making a positive impact in the lives of the animals in our care,” Lupole said. With her previous […]

EAT A SUB: HELP CURE STARTS NOW 

Jersey Mike’s Kicks off 9th Annual “Month of Giving” in March HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2019 – The Cure Starts Now is joining forces with 17 Jersey Mike’s Subsrestaurants throughout the Houston area for the 9th Annual March “Month of Giving” campaign to fund local charities. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to the Cure Starts Now at participating Jersey Mike’s restaurants. The campaign will culminate in Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 27, when local Jersey […]

Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held their monthly meeting and raised funds for K.A.R.E. scholarships through their annual Chocolate Auction. K.A.R.E awards scholarships to Katy ISD Seniors who are aspiring to become teachers.

On February 13, Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held their monthly meeting and raised funds for K.A.R.E. scholarships through their annual Chocolate Auction. K.A.R.E awards scholarships to Katy ISD Seniors who are aspiring to become teachers. Additionally, guest speaker Gregg Brock, from Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA), updated KARE members on their pension benefits. K.A.R.E.’s next meeting will be held on April 10, where K.A.R.E scholarships will be presented.  This meeting  will also feature thoughts […]

Mustard Seed Farm & Market is honored to announce that internationally renowned poet, Edward Hirsch

Mustard Seed Farm & Market is honored to announce that internationally renowned poet, Edward Hirsch, has agreed to be the final judge of its first annual poetry competition, which is being conducted to raise funds for its work program building project. More information is available at https://bit.ly/2X6qSRA. The winning poem will be considered to be featured in a mural on the main entry wall of the organization’s new work program building in Richmond, Texas. Mustard Seed […]

Daniel Basilio-Fernandez Will Travel to Washington, D.C. for Prestigious Journalism Conference

News from George Mason University’s Washington Journalism and Media Conference Daniel Basilio-Fernandez, a student at Aristoi Classical Academy, has been selected to represent Katy, Texas as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2019 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Basilio-Fernandez joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Basilio-Fernandez was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence […]

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 […]

Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union and Katy ISD to host 2019 “Teacher of the Year” luncheon

Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, in partnership with Katy ISD, will honor outstanding teachers from each campus who have demonstrated excellence and leadership among their peers and in their classrooms at the 2019 “Teacher of the Year” luncheon on April 18that the Merrell Center. This high-profile event will offer sponsors a fantastic opportunity to showcase their business to the community as we continue the long-standing tradition of honoring the Teacher of the Year winners from […]

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 […]