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Brookwood Founder Yvonne Streit to Headline Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Celebration  

(Katy, Texas) – The Katy ISD Volunteer Celebration will be held in the Merrell Center on Friday, May 11th from 8:30-10:30 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. Guest speaker and Brookwood Founder Mrs. Yvonne Streit realized her life’s work after her daughter suffered severe brain damage […]

UHV To Welcome Three Candidates For President

Linda Vaden-Goad

Three finalists for the position of president of the University of Houston-Victoria will meet with the Victoria and campus communities in upcoming weeks. The three were chosen among candidates in a nationwide search to succeed President Vic Morgan, who will step down this fall after serving as president of UHV for more than four years. Each candidate will be introduced during an open forum in the Multi-Purpose Room inside UHV University North, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St. After […]

Free Vaccinations And Dental Screenings

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center to offer free vaccinations and dental checkups to Fort Bend children Saturday, April 7 With the support of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston Operated by Texas Children’s Hospital and UTHealth School of Dentistry The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston have joined forces to bring free medical and dental mobile clinics to children in Fort Bend County. Free immunizations and dental screenings will take […]

Katy ISD Teachers of the Year Honored at Annual Brick Unveiling

As visitors walk along the main pathway at Katy Heritage Park, they will notice the names of several Katy Independent School District teachers etched, not just onto bricks, but into Katy ISD’s legacy.  A total of 63 bricks were dedicated to the 2016-2017 Campus Teachers of the Year who have devoted countless hours towards the education of their students. Behind every successful student there is an encouraging teacher who has been a guiding force for future […]

Theatre Southwest presents I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick

Lillian, Felicia, Andrew and Deidre conduct a séance to contact the spirit of Barrymore (Laura Chapman, Bailey Hampton, Matt Prideaux and Jenna Morris).

Theatre Southwest presents I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick Directed by David Hymel Production Dates: Apr. 6 – 28, 2018 Regular Opening Night: Friday April 6, 2018 Matinees: Sunday, April 15, 2018 Andrew has a rich, beautiful girlfriend, a devoted agent, the perfect New York apartment, and the chance to play Hamlet—a part he has no desire to play. When his agent reminisces about her romance with John Barrymore, it prompts a séance to summon […]

Houston Symphony Performs Penultimate Concert Of European Tour At Hannover Congress Centrum

HOUSTON (March 19, 2018) ? The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andr?s Orozco-Estrada performed the penultimate concert in their multicity European tour Sunday, March 18, at the Hannover Congress Centrum?s Kuppelsaal, the largest concert hall in Germany. Designed as a tribute to the Roman Pantheon, the Kuppelsaal features a golden goddess of light with 12 zodiac signs. A renovation of the hall by Ernst Zinsser in 1961, however, dominated these symbols with dark wood paneling and a reinterpretation […]

Free Vaccinations And Dental Screenings

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center to offer free vaccinations and dental checkups to Fort Bend children Saturday, April 7 In partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital, UTHealth School of Dentistry With the support of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston   The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, UTHealth School of Dentistry, with the support of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Houston/Galveston, have joined forces to bring free medical and dental mobile […]

Katy ISD Teachers of the Year Honored at Brick Unveiling  

KATY [March 9, 2018] – As visitors walk along the main pathway at Katy Heritage Park, they will notice the names of several Katy Independent School District teachers etched, not just onto bricks, but into Katy ISD’s legacy.  A total of 63 bricks were dedicated to the 2016-2017 Campus Teachers of the Year who have devoted countless hours towards the education of their students. Behind every successful student there is an encouraging teacher who has been […]

Harris County Emergency Management Coordinator Receives Top Honor  

Harris County Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Sloan recognized as EMAT’s 2018 Emergency Manager of the Year. (File Photo/2017)

(Houston, TX) – The Emergency Management Association of Texas (EMAT) today recognized Harris County Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) Mark Sloan as 2018 Emergency Manager of the Year at its annual conference in San Marcos, Texas. “It is a well-deserved recognition. Mark and his team work very hard to keep our community safe,” said Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. “This is why Harris County is a national model for preparedness and response.” The “Lou Harrell” Emergency Manager of the […]

Katy ISD Transportation Centers Carry a Legacy  

KATY [March 5, 2018] – They are known as three individuals who personify the history of care Katy Independent School District is known for.   The names of Anna Baker, Lester Floyd Reinecker II and Cynthia “Cyndy” Self will now be on display at one of the three Katy ISD transportation centers. “These namesakes are not only known as bus drivers who transported thousands of children to and from school every day, they were mentors, teachers, leaders […]