Katy News


CHAPEL OF VILLA DE MATEL CONVENT 6510 Lawndale St., Houston, TX 77023 The Houston Children’s Chorus  presents this annual concert of sacred Christmas music in the magnificent setting of the Chapel of Villa De Matel Convent. Houston, December 2, 2023– Now in its 35th season, the Houston Children’s Chorus, Houston’s premier performing arts ensemble for children, is preparing to spread the joy of the season with their celebrated annual holiday concerts. On Sunday, December 17th, […]

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 […]

HOUSTON SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2024 Summer special concerts

the music of abba, the music of the rolling stones, and screening  steven spielberg’s Jurassic park with live orchestra   HOUSTON (November 15, 2023) – The Houston Symphony is announcing an exciting  line-up of Summer Sounds concerts for 2024 in the Hobby Center comprising the music of two all-time great bands, The Music of ABBA, and The Music of The Rolling Stones; and a modern film classic, Jurassic Park with the orchestra performing the score […]

Students in Raines Academy CDL Training and Licensing Program Earn their Licenses 

KATY, TX [November 30, 2023] – Eight Katy Independent School District students have recently earned their Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) through an innovative program launched for the 2023-2024 school year at the Martha Raines Academy. In partnership with RGV CDL Services LLC, this pioneering program delivers comprehensive training to students without any financial burden, ensuring accessibility and affordability for all participants. The curriculum encompasses hands-on training covering various aspects of operating an 18-wheeler, including […]

Grand Opening for Exit 4 Private Escape Rooms of Katy

A New Dimension of Entertainment in the Heart of Katy! Katy, TX, December 1, 2023 – Exit 4 Private Escape Rooms of Katy is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its newest location at 1227 Grand West Blvd, Suite B204, Katy, TX 77449 in February 2024. Exit 4 Katy has a new concept of escape rooms with a focus on hospitality, fun and adventure, promising win or lose, everyone leaves with a smile. It […]

Tis the Season for Festivities, Gathering and Family Time

‘Tis the season for festivities, gatherings and family time, and the YMCA of Greater Houston would like to share all their holiday happenings to make this season special for the community. For years, the YMCA of Greater Houston has worked hard to make a difference for Houstonians through YMCA programs that impact youth, families and older adults. The needs of the Houston community are diverse and evolving and the Y is needed now more than ever. A […]

HCPH Shares World AIDS Day Commitment of Stopping HIV Together

December 1st is a day of remembrance, education, and commitment to join the fight against AIDS. HOUSTON – December 1st is World AIDS Day – a day to remember those lost to HIV, commit to preventing the spread of HIV, and share our support to people living with HIV around the world.  Harris County Public Health (HCPH) encourages community members to #StopHIVTogether. HIV, which stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, weakens a person’s immune system by destroying cells that […]

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 […]