• Academic Equity Advocates Gives You Tools & Advice to Become Effective Academic Advocates for Your Children; We Will Help You Level the Playing Field

    Academic Equity Advocates Gives You Tools & Advice to Become Effective Academic Advocates for Your Children; We Will Help You Level the Playing Field

    By George Scott * 281-818-7872 Project Director, Academic Equity Advocates * ghscott2050@aol.com http://www.academicequityadvocates.com Let’s take the YES part of the answer because the State’s and the Texas Education Agency’s three decades of compromising the integrity of its student testing and accountability systems means this: The State’s failure to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about its ethically deprived and historical academic deception and grade-level-corruption in performance standards affects most parents […]

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  • Katy ISD Participates in DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27  

    Katy ISD Participates in DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27   

    KATY, TX [April 19, 2024] – The Katy ISD Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the biannual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Scheduled for Saturday, April 27, this event offers the community a safe and convenient opportunity to dispose hazardous, expired, unused, or unwanted medications. We kindly remind participants not to include needles or sharp objects, and to ensure that liquids are presented in their original prescribed containers. “We extend […]

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  • American Furniture Warehouse Funds Katy ISD Teacher Grants

    American Furniture Warehouse Funds Katy ISD Teacher Grants

    Annual $chool Rewards Program supports Katy ISD Education Foundation   (Katy, TX) – American Furniture Warehouse recently signaled its support of Katy ISD teachers by contributing significantly to the Katy ISD Education Foundation’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program. This year’s donation of $28,120 brings AFW’s three-year total contribution to more than $100,000, making them a leading Katy ISD Education Foundation supporter. “Our vision for The Katy ISD Education Foundation has always been to unite our […]

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  • Katy ISD School Board Election Voting Information

    Katy ISD School Board Election Voting Information

    Early Voting Set for April 22 – April 30  KATY, TX [April 18, 2024] – It’s election time! This year, voters have the opportunity to elect two Katy ISD Board of Trustees for Positions 6 and 7. Early voting will be conducted each weekday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. beginning Monday, April 22, 2024 and ending on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. A special Saturday early voting will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Election […]

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  • Seven Lakes High School Boys Soccer Clinches State Championship

    Seven Lakes High School Boys Soccer Clinches State Championship

    KATY, TX [April 16, 2024] –Seven Lakes High School etched their name into the history books over the weekend, winning the boys’ soccer 6A State Championship, solidifying their status as a dominant force in Texas high school sports with a second consecutive state title. The thrilling victory showcased the talent, dedication, and teamwork of the Spartans’ soccer program, filling their school community with immense pride. In an electrifying match on Saturday, the Seven Lakes High School […]

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Attorney General Ken Paxton Asks Texas Supreme Court to Block Unlawful Harris County “Guaranteed Income” Scheme

Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed for emergency relief with the Supreme Court of Texas (“SCOTX”) to block Harris County’s “guaranteed income” program that violates State law. Previously, the Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) sought a temporary injunction against the unlawful handout program. After a lower court denied Texas’s request for emergency relief, the OAG immediately filed an emergency motion with SCOTX. Texas is asking the Supreme Court of Texas to […]

Nearly 200 Volunteers Perform over 500 Hours of Service to Commemorate 6th Annual Month of Service

Katy, Texas: This past weekend, the Katy Texas Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints proudly marked its 6th annual month of service with a resounding display of community solidarity. Nearly 200 volunteers from various walks of life united in service to uplift and support three vital organizations: Sleep in Heavenly Peace, The Coastal Prairie Conservancy, and the Brookwood Community. In a remarkable demonstration of collective effort and dedication, over 500 […]


Fort Bend County Libraries will present a variety of programs, classes, and activities in May that encourage fledgling writers, or anyone who has ever wanted to write a novel, to take the plunge and pursue their dreams in a helpful, supportive environment. Throughout the month, Fort Bend County Libraries will host programs that are intended to encourage new writers by providing tips and tricks, writing and publishing advice, and support from other aspiring novelists. These […]


  Patrons of Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) have instant access to popular magazines online through the libraries’ Flipster® service from EBSCO Information Services. Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines for adults, teens, and children, courtesy of the library. Demonstrations of this free online resource will take place at the following locations in May, but those who are interested may also inquire about this resource […]


Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff present a variety of free, introductory computer classes each month. The classes consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer and technology programs. The classes take place in the Computer Labs of the libraries; seating is limited and reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Classes & Events,” select the […]


Chess players of all ages and skill levels – from beginners to advanced – are invited to practice their strategies and share tips with others at the “Chess Day at Cinco Ranch” event on Saturday, May 4, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, in the Multi-purpose Room at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Learn a new chess move (or two) during this come-and-go event. A limited […]


Nonprofit aims to meet $16 million goal to foster achievement, connection and belonging for all HOUSTON (April 22, 2023) – The YMCA of Greater Houston is encouraging Houstonians to make a difference in the community through its “Be the Change” Annual Giving Campaign. The campaign will ensure individuals and families, regardless of age, income or background, have access to the resources and tools necessary to thrive. With the support of Houstonians, the YMCA impacts thousands across the city […]

KATY AARP Chapter Meeting May 14

The Katy chapter of AARP will meet Tuesday May 14th at Midway BBQ 6191 Highway Blvd in Katy. The meeting will start at 6:30pm with a short meeting and announcements.  Afterwards, singer / songwriter Tanya Courey will perform.  Tanya has been part of various Country, Bluegrass, Jazz, Blues, and R&B groups. She now performs solo or with her own band in Texas restaurants, wine bars, private parties, and other events.  Visitors are welcome.  Allow time […]

Healthy Eating at Work: How to Organize Meals in the Office

What’s up! Let’s talk about one of the real topics—eating right at work. It not only does wonders for your body but also keeps you alert and energized all throughout the day. Looking for new recipes to try? Check out Topfood for a variety of culinary recipes that fit perfectly into your busy workday. So, how do we ditch those junk food runs and make healthier choices at the office? Let’s dive right in! Why […]

Medical Provider Agrees to Withdraw from Texas Instead of Complying with Investigation into “Gender Transition” Treatments for Minors

Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has reached an agreement with Seattle Children’s Hospital in which the institution will abandon all attempts to do business in Texas. Seattle Children’s appears to provide “gender transition” interventions to Texas children at its Seattle, Washington facility. When Texas children depart its facility, Seattle Children’s appears to transmit prescriptions for hormone disrupting drugs to children and pharmacies in Texas, potentially violating state law. Texas’s law known as SB […]