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Legacy Brick Unveiling in Honor of Katy ISD 2023 Teachers of the Year

Join us in celebrating the hard work and commitment of 74 remarkable Katy ISD Teachers of the Year! These outstanding educators will be etched into Katy’s history as we unveil commemorative bricks at Katy Heritage Park on December 5. This annual event would not be possible without the generous support and collaboration from Venus Construction, Modern Pest Control and the Katy Heritage Society. Katy ISD greatly appreciates their partnership to help us celebrate and acknowledge […]

Katy ISD State of the District  

Inspiring Excellence: Learners into Leaders The 2023 State of the District address proved to be a resounding celebration as Katy ISD continues to set a standard of excellence in education. For the third consecutive year, Katy ISD was recognized as the #1 School District in the Greater Houston Area by Niche. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ken Gregorski attributed this achievement to the collective efforts of Katy ISD students, teachers and staff, and the strong partnership […]

Katy ISD’s Rhoads Elementary Celebrates National School Lunch Week 

Katy ISD’s Rhoads Elementary celebrated National School Lunch Week on Friday, October 13 with a special event that brought together over 60 students, the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ken Gregorski, Trustees Dawn Champagne, Mary Ellen Cuzela and Lance Redmon, and representatives from the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Region 4 Nutrition Department. This celebratory event showcased Rhoads Elementary’s dedication to the health and well-being of its community, representing Katy ISD’s commitment to prioritizing the […]

Katy Mills Announces its 2023 “Shop with Purpose” Campaign to Benefit Susan G. Komen®

Katy Mills announced its fall campaign, “Shop with Purpose” to support Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization. During the month of October, retailers will participate in a range of activities to raise funds to support Susan G. Komen’s mission to prevent and cure breast cancer. Who: Katy Mills What: The Shop with Purpose program will include a digital Savings Pass, valid for discounts at select retailers and will be available for […]

Eleven Katy ISD Music Ensembles Recognized as National Winners in  Mark of Excellence Awards 

Eleven Katy ISD music ensembles were recently recognized as national winners in The Foundation for Music Education Mark of Excellence Competition.  Only the top 25% of entrants receive the National Winner distinction. The second 25% are named as Commended Winners. “The Foundation of Music Education is an organization that recognizes the highest performing ensembles across the nation. Katy ISD recently had 11 ensembles including bands, orchestras and choirs receiving this district honor,” said Damon Archer, […]

Forty Katy ISD Campuses Earn Prestigious Energy Star Certification

Forty Katy Independent School District campuses have earned the Energy Star Certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Energy Star certified buildings are verified to perform in the top 25 percent of buildings nationwide. Katy ISD’s operations and campus teams continue to conserve energy through strategies that include fine-tuning air conditioning (AC) run times, identifying unused AC/lighting schedules, overnight equipment checks, updating technology and other protocols.  These energy efficient practices save the district approximately $2 million per year. […]

Katy ISD Accepting Name Nominations for High School #10 and Junior High #18

Katy Independent School District is now accepting name nominations for High School #10 and Junior High #18. Both campuses will open for the 2024-2025 school year. High School #10 is located at 7800 Katy Hockley Road while Junior High School #18 is located at 25747 Longenbaugh Road. Individuals interested in submitting a name are asked to review the Katy ISD Board Policy CW(LOCAL) for facility naming guidelines and submit a completed nomination form which can be found on the Katy […]

Houston Arboretum presents popular fall Sip & Stroll on Thursday, Sept. 21

WHAT: Come and celebrate the start of fall with the Houston Arboretum’s popular Sip & Stroll outdoor event on Thursday, Sept 21 and enjoy a quiet evening out on the Arboretum trails. Your sunset walk will include two glasses of wine or Saint Arnold beer, delicious cheese and charcuterie offerings from GRAZE HTX, and a specialty wine glass to take home. New to this year’s Sip & Stroll, enjoy an additional wine tasting featuring a variety of […]

Harris County Commissioner’s Court Approves Burn Ban

Today, Harris County Commissioner’s Court approved a burn ban in Unincorporated Harris County due to extreme temperatures and continuous dry conditions. Harris County joins 168 Texas counties that have already implemented a burn ban, including our neighbors in Galveston, Waller, Chambers, and Liberty County. “The burn ban is in place to reduce the potential of a devastating wildfire happening in our community,” said Fire Marshal Laurie L. Christensen. ” The excessive heat conditions we have […]