Dr. Lance Hindt

KISD Superintendent Issues Statement Following Santa Fe High School Shootings

Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent (Katy ISD photo)

NOTE: Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt issued this statement following the shootings Thursday at Santa Fe High School, near Houston, in which 10 people were killed. Dear Katy ISD Parents, Staff and Community, Today, all of us at Katy ISD are saddened at the senseless loss of lives after the tragic events at Santa Fe High School. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Santa Fe community. As a parent and Katy ISD […]

Hindt to Contribute Financially to Possible Defamation Lawsuit

By George Slaughter Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt will contribute up to $25,000 for legal fees to be used in a potential defamation suit, according to an amendment approved by Katy school board trustees at their Thursday meeting. Trustees approved hiring the Feldman and Feldman law firm at the meeting, in addition to approving the amendment to Hindt’s contract. Trustees took both these actions before Hindt announced his intention to resign January […]

Hindt to Resign as KISD Superintendent in January

Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Dr. Lance Hindt tendered his resignation as superintendent of the Katy Independent School District Thursday night, following what he and some board trustees called a smear campaign against him and his family. “My immediate family has to come first,” Hindt said. “My wife and my children, they need me. In light of an organized, relentless and dishonest smear campaign against me, I cannot remain as superintendent.” Leaders of the anti-Hindt campaign were […]

KISD Board to Hold Special Meeting Thursday Night

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday night to decide whether to engage a lawyer to pursue legal action for defamation on behalf of Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt, other school officials, and other district staff. Trustees will also decide whether to amend Hindt’s contract. Hindt was accused in March of participating in a bullying incident that allegedly took place over 35 years ago, when he was […]

Getting To Know The New KISD Superintendent, Dr. Lance Hindt

Katy ISD Superintendent, Dr. Lance Hindt is a 1983 graduate of James E. Taylor High School.

With the new school year 2016/2017 which began on August 22nd, KISD also begins with a new Superintendent, Dr. Lance Hindt. Dr. Hindt was hired after a long and thorough process trying to find just the right person for the job. The school board feels that Dr. Hindt has the character that our community needs right now to move our school system forward. Dr. Hindt has also held the position of Superintendent of Stafford ISD. […]