Katy ISD

Lady Spartans Volleyball Team Leaves a Proud Legacy This Season

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District slogan is “Be the Legacy.” This season’s Seven Lakes Lady Spartans provided an example of that, making it to the state final for the first time in school history. “I’m just so proud of them,” Seven Lakes coach Amy Cataline told the Houston Chronicle. “They made school history by being the first volleyball team at Seven Lakes to make it to the state tournament, so we’re leaving […]

2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 8-0 7-0 Cinco Ranch Cougars 8-1 6-1 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 7-2 5-2 Taylor Mustangs 5-4 4-3 Seven Lakes Spartans 4-6 3-4 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-6 2-5 Mayde Creek Rams 3-6 1-6 Tompkins Falcons 0-9 0-7 Katy ISD High School Football Schedules NOTES: Home games are in bold. Paetow High School opened this semester, and will field its first varsity football team next season. Cinco Ranch Cougars DATE […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Katy ISD Police Department Teams Up with Drug Enforcement Administration for National Prescription Drug Take Back Event Community can return expired, unused and unwanted medications What:           The Katy ISD Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to safely dispose of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications.  The DEA cannot accept needles or sharp objects.  Any liquids must be in prescribed containers.  The service is free and […]

Katy Independent School District Places Taylor High School Football Coach on Administrative Leave

By George Slaughter The Katy independent School District has placed Taylor High School football coach Trey Herrmann on administrative leave until further notice. Joe Sheffy, an assistant coach at Taylor, will serve as head coach this season. “Sheffy is a certified, highly experienced individual who is well versed on the needs of the team,” a statement from the district said. In the statement, released by the district this morning, the district said the leave is […]

Katy ISD Opens its New Legacy Stadium

By George Slaughter Legacy Stadium, the Katy Independent School District’s new football stadium that opened for tours Thursday, meets the cliché that Texans expect everything to be bigger and better. It’s certainly bigger, with a 12,000-person seating capacity compared to the 9,768-person seating capacity of Rhodes Stadium. Legacy Stadium sits on a 43-acre lot at 5175 Franz Road, which is just north of Rhodes Stadium, at 1733 Katyland Drive. With two stadiums essentially on the […]

2017 Bond Recommendation To Be Presented to the Katy ISD Board

  During the monthly Board of Trustees Work Study meeting, the 2017 Community Bond Advisory Committee (CBAC) Chairman will present the Committee’s $609.2MM recommended bond package to address District growth and needs.  The bond package includes funds for new schools, improvements at existing facilities, enhanced student technology, safety and security upgrades among other items, with a zero tax rate increase. Student enrollment has grown by 2,800 students per year.  The district currently enrolls about 76,000 […]

Katy ISD Accepting Nominations for South, East and West Transportation Centers

Katy ISD is now accepting nominations for naming of the South, East and West transportation centers.  The Board of Trustees has authorized Superintendent Lance Hindt to solicit names and form a committee for the purpose of naming all three facilities.Katy ISD is now accepting nominations for naming of the South, East and West transportation centers.  The Board of Trustees has authorized Superintendent Lance Hindt to solicit names and form a committee for the purpose of […]

Katy ISD Schmalz Elementary Selected to Participate in Raising Family Partnership Program

Summer camp focuses on design thinking approaches June 15, 2017 – Schmalz Elementary was recently selected to participate in the 2017 Raising Family Partnerships Fellowship.  The school is one of 20 from across the state selected to redesign and transform their family engagement plan based on best practices, personal experiences and lessons learned from other participants. The year-long fellowship kicks off in the summer of 2017 with a design camp where school leaders will turn […]

Committee Recommends $609 Million School Bond for Katy Independent School District

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District 2017 Community Bond Advisory Committee voted to recommend a bond proposal for an estimated $609 million Tuesday night. The formal recommendation with the final figures will be submitted by June 28 to the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees. The board will have until August to approve the proposal. If approved, the bond will be put to voters in the November 7 election. No tax increase […]

Katy ISD Announces School Nurse of the Year

June 5, 2017 – Katy ISD is proud to announce Ms. Jacqueline “Jackie” Rolf as the recipient of the 2017 Diane Hendry Excellence in School Nursing Award.  Ms. Rolf has been a nurse in Katy ISD since 2009 and is currently working at Cinco Ranch Junior High. Ms. Rolf makes it a priority to keep her students and staff healthy throughout the school year.  Her health initiatives, volunteerism and excellent communications skills have allowed her […]