Katy ISD Honors its 2022-23 Teachers of the Year With Annual Brick Unveiling Ceremony 

KATY, TX [December 6, 2023] – On the evening of December 5, Katy ISD came together with local event sponsors to host a special event celebrating the outstanding achievements of the 2022-23 Campus Teachers of the Year. During this annual tradition, 74 exceptional educators etch their names into history on commemorative bricks displayed at Katy Heritage Park. “Our teachers invest countless hours of time and energy into ensuring that every Katy ISD student receives the very […]

Life-Changing Scholarship Offers for 10 Harmony Public School Students

[Houston] – Harmony Public Schools is proud to announce that 10 of our high school students have received full, four-year scholarships that include tuition, room and board, books, and supplies to some of the nation’s top colleges through the QuestBridge National College Match program. Harmony School of Innovation – Sugar Landsenior Abdulla Naim matched with Duke University Harmony School of Innovation – Sugar Landsenior Michelle Do matched with Emory University Harmony School of Innovation – […]

What You Need to Know Before Starting Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is a healthcare profession that focuses on helping individuals restore and maintain their physical function and mobility. Whether you’re recovering from an injury, managing a chronic condition, or aiming to improve your overall well-being, physiotherapy can play a crucial role in enhancing your quality of life. Before embarking on your physiotherapy journey, there are some key considerations to keep in mind. Consultation and Assessment Before starting physiotherapy, it’s essential […]

Silver Drivers Safe Texans Aim To Reduce Traffic Fatalities and Severe Injuries Among Pedestrian and Bicyclist

(College Station-Bryan) – We are all vulnerable road users at some point each day, pedestrian and bicyclist combined make up more than 20% of all deaths on Texas roadways. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT); Pedestrian fatalities totaled 828 in 2022. This is a 0.24% increase from 2021. While bicyclist or pedalcyclist fatalities totaled 91 in 2022. This is a 1.11% increase from 2021. Texas experienced a total number of 4,481 motor vehicle […]

Katy ISD Receives Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices 

District will offer ECG Screenings During UIL Physicals  KATY, TX [December 5, 2023] – Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) is excited to announce a significant advancement in student and staff healthcare as the district is scheduled to receive a shipment of electrocardiogram (ECG) devices on Wednesday, December 6. The ECG devices will be used for screenings and will be offered to all students seeking a University Interscholastic League (UIL) physical through the district. The optional […]

Katy ISD to Hold Public Forum for Naming of Junior High #18 

KATY, TX [December 4, 2023] – During the Katy Independent School District December Work Study Board meeting, the district’s Naming Advisory Committee for Junior High #18 recommended Trustees consider Nelson Junior High School as the name for the campus. The Nelson family has a rich history in the Katy community, spanning five generations. Having played a pivotal role in shaping the community we know today the Nelson family’s legacy is deeply entwined with the history of Katy, as […]

The seamlessness of Swift codes and their peculiarities

Everyone has heard about Swift codes, but not everyone understands what role they play in international payments. First of all, they take care of the correct transaction without errors and other unpleasant moments. If you look at this code in an extended version, you can easily identify the bank. For example, the hsbc UK swift code identifies one of the most popular banks in the UK. What other tasks does Swift code perform? Swift code […]

Texas Tech Researchers Awarded $4.9M to Explore Climate Smart Crops

The multi-disciplinary project brings in researchers from several departments in Davis College. A new study led by Texas Tech University agricultural scientists presents a unique opportunity to derive low-cost proxies for greenhouse gas emissions and establish targeted climate smart commodities to strengthen economic and environmental sustainability on the Texas High Plains. The $4.9 million interdisciplinary project, directed by Krishna Jagadish, the Thornton Distinguished Chair and professor of crop-forage-livestock systems in the Department of Plant and Soil Science, includes 10 […]

Faith Perspectives Panel: Faithful Conversations on Environmental Concerns

Sunday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m. central, online It can be difficult to know how to broach environmental topics within a faith community. The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you to hear multiple faith perspectives on the topic of having faithful conversations on environmental concerns.  A panel of speakers of a variety of faith backgrounds will each address this topic through the lens of their faith.  An opportunity for Q&A with the panel will follow. […]