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Skip the Elevator Today: 3 Reasons that Every Step Counts on National Take the Stairs Day

HOUSTON (January 8, 2020) – Today, January 8, is National Take the Stairs Day and the American Lung Association in Texas is encouraging everyone to skip the elevator and take the stairs. “Stair climbing burns two to three times more calories than walking or running. In fact, just casually climbing stairs requires 8-11 calories of energy per minute,” said Katie Jones, executive director for the Lung Association. “Also, stair climbing lets you exercise without a gym […]

Katy ISD Teachers of the Year Honored at Brick Unveiling  

KATY [December 4, 2019] – When walking the brick walkway located at Katy Heritage Park, you will notice names and sayings on the bricks increase each year, as they become a piece of Katy Independent School District history.  Hundreds of park bricks are dedicated to campus educators and engraved with the names of those recognized by their campus as ‘Teacher of the Year.’  The annual event is a tradition that has been held for over nine […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Citizenship Status and Eligibility for Disaster Assistance If I am an undocumented immigrant, am I eligible for assistance for needs related to the disaster? A:        Yes, you may be eligible under many different programs run by voluntary agencies for various types of assistance. Among these are: American Red Cross 866-438-4636 (English) 800-257-7575 (Spanish) Catholic Charities 888-744-7900 (English and Spanish) How does my citizenship status affect my eligibility for disaster assistance? A:        You do NOT have to be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national […]

Fort Bend 4-H welcomes you to plug into the world of 4-H Robotics

Fort Bend 4-H welcomes you to plug into the world of 4-H Robotics & connect with future 4-H club members! We are searching for youth and adults to form a Robotics club in the Sugar Land area. If you are interested in our Robotics program or have a youth that is interested please join us on Oct. 10th at 5:45 pm at the Cinco Ranch Library (2620 Commercial Center Boulevard, Katy, TX, 77494) for an informative meeting […]

Impressive Signage to Make Your Reception Area More Welcoming

It is your only chance to make an impression in front of the potential customers or clients when they visit your office for the very first time. When the visitors walk in they should be able to get a positive idea of your company’s priority and personality. This is why you need to make cautious and right decisions about the lobby signs and reception area decorations. Though picking the best lobby signs isn’t quite challenging […]

Is It Legal to Buy Academic Essays Online?

In the recent past buying essay online is a very hotly contested topic surrounded by many questions. Many consider the use of essay writing services as illegal and cheating in the scholarly world. Most students who find themselves overwhelmed by study pressures and workload sometimes seek online writing help as the hands-on way out of the situation. The academic faculty contest is buying an essay and consider it akin to plagiarism.  A group of academic […]

Katy couple rebrands popular West Houston restaurant and wine bar

Introducing Bacaro Kitchen & Wine Bar, formerly The Devine Affair Bacaro Kitchen & Wine Bar, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Memorial, has a new name, a new look, and a new menu with Italian flare. Maria and Bill Loveday own and operate the restaurant, formerly The Devine Affair, which has been in operation more than eight years as a popular dine-in and happy hour spot with take-out options. Bill Loveday announced, “We […]

Babe Ruth at Auction

Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori by Dr. Lori Verderame As a longtime New York Yankees fan stemming from my father’s link to the game as a left-handed pitcher and my upbringing in Connecticut watching the likes of Munson, Nettles, Dent, Guidry (Louisiana Lightning!), Randolph, Bonilla, Griffey, Jeter, Rivera (the Sandman!), Posada, Pettitte and so many other baseball greats on TV and at the old Yankee Stadium, I am most excited for this summer in […]

Katy ISD Announces Its Valedictorians and Salutatorians

KATY [May 13, 2019] – Katy ISD is proud to announce the top two students from each high school who are ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes.  These students have worked extremely hard from the very first day of their ninth grade year until the last day of their senior year.  Many of them are now moving on to prestigious colleges and universities throughout the nation.  The 2018-2019 valedictorians and salutatorians are: Cinco Ranch […]

2019- 2020 Grant Recipients

Kilpatrick Elementary Lead Teacher: Jessica Guest Team Members: Michele Dial, Jessica Oalmann, Amy Dufrene Music for All $4,868

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years!Congratulations to our 2019- 2020 Grant Recipients May 7, 2019 Katy ISD Legacy Investors who along with our Groundbreaking, Keystone and Sustaining Investors helped make these big-dreaming teachers’ ideas come to life. Learn more! The Katy ISD Education Foundation serves as a catalyst forextraordinary teachers to create extraordinary classroom experiencesfor their students. Learn more about the Katy ISD Education Foundationby visiting www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org Or contact us atfoundation@katyisd.org281-396-6031 John Alawneh Elise […]