Katy News

Second Annual Fort Bend County Master Gardeners’ Butterfly Celebration

  Join the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fort Bend County and the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners (FBCMG) for our Second Annual Butterfly Celebration to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. This fun-filled, family-friendly celebration will include educational demonstrations and hands-on activities for children and adults, with a special focus on butterfly and pollinator gardening. Our celebration coincides with the annual Monarch Migration as they leave their winter home in Mexico and make their way north. […]

K.A.R.E. members travelled to Austin to attend the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) convention and were recognized during the Texas Retired Week at the State Capital

April was a busy month for the Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.). During the week of April 1 – 5, K.A.R.E. members travelled to Austin to attend the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) convention and were recognized during the Texas Retired Week at the State Capital. On April 10, K.A.R.E. held their monthly meeting and presented scholarships to graduating Katy ISD Seniors, who are entering college in the fall as an Education major and planning […]

Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union and Katy ISD host 2019 Teacher of the Year Luncheon on April 18th at the Merrell Center

The 2019 Katy ISD “Teacher of the Year” community luncheon will be presented by Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union in partnership with Katy ISD on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Merrell Center from 11 am to 1 pm. Business leaders and prominent members of the community will gather together at the luncheon to honor outstanding teachers from each campus who have demonstrated excellence and leadership among their peers and in their classrooms. Winning recipients from […]

Brazos Valley Credit Union HonorsKaty ISD Teachers of the Year 

KATY [April 12, 2019] – Brazos Valley Credit Union invites the community to celebrate excellence in education during its 2019 Katy ISD Teacher of the Year Luncheon. In partnership with Katy ISD, business leaders and prominent members of the community will gather together at the luncheon to honor outstanding teachers from each campus who have demonstrated excellence and leadership among their peers and in their classrooms.  Campus teachers of the year from 68 Katy ISD campuses […]

Typhoon Texas Hosts Texas-Sized Easter Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo and More

KATY, TX (April 10, 2019) – An Easter egg hunt on the water?  That’s exactly what Typhoon Texas has in mind on Sunday, April 21 when the west Houston waterpark debuts its Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza complete with more than 10,000 eggs, petting zoo and photos with the Easter Bunny. Starting at 11 a.m., children up to three years of age can gather eggs at the Buckaroo Bayou; ages 4 – 5 can collect eggs […]

St. John XXIII Student Earns Perfect Score on National Latin Exam

St. John XXIII College Preparatory Principal, Mr. Tim Gallic, is pleased to announce freshman Cate Silas earned a perfect score on the recent National Latin Exam. The National Latin Exam is a third-party organization designed to assess competency in each Latin Level. Individual awards are dependent upon the student’s performance in relation to the performance from all the test submissions for that particular level across the nation. Last month, all St. John XXIII Latin students […]

Kick Into Ketosis with Fajita Pete’s New Keto Bowl

Houston-based fajita delivery chain launches keto-friendly bowl available for a limited time HOUSTON (April 10, 2018) – Loving the ketogenic diet, but not the monotonous meal prep routine? Save yourself another night of cooking and indulge in Fajita Pete’s new Pete’s Keto Bowl. Beginning April 15, all 11 Fajita Pete’s locations will be offering a keto-friendly mix of chicken or beef fajitas, marinated in lime and pineapple, in addition to shredded lettuce, scratch-made guacamole, tomatoes and shredded cheese, all for just […]

Ouch! My Kid Has Little League Elbow!

Author: Jorge Velez, M.D., Orthopedics, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Cypress, Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center, and Katy Gone are the days when young athletes play their sport for a few months a year and then take a long break. Year-round play is the new norm, and not only are kids now playing year-round, but they’re also competing at a higher level. This means that paying special attention to how your kid is playing, and for […]

St. John XXIII Inaugural Art Car Parade Entry

St. John XXIII College Preparatory Principal, Mr. Tim Gallic, is pleased to announce the inaugural entry of a decorated car in the annual Houston Art Car Parade. Collaborative Art Students and student volunteers, under the direction of Art Department Chair, Lynsey Hepburn, have created The Treasure of Smaug! This amazing art car masterpiece is ready to make its grand appearance this Saturday, April 13, in the 32nd Houston Art Car Parade! The free event begins at 11 a.m. […]

Aidan Anderson, inspirational 18-year-old musician and giver, headlinesKaty ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Celebration May 10th

(Katy, Texas) – The Katy ISD Volunteer Celebration will be held in the Merrell Center on Friday, May 10th from 8:45-10:30 a.m.  Hosted by Partners in Education and the Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board, this annual event honors the thousands of school district volunteers who donate their time and talents to our students and teachers. This year’s guest speaker is the inspirational and musically gifted Aidan Thomas Anderson, 18 and co-founder of his charity, Aidan […]