Katy News

It’s Rodeo Time! The 80th Annual Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show Kicks Off Feb. 14

For the last 80 years, the Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show has provided opportunities for students to develop and showcase their talents in a diverse range of agricultural pathways.  This year, the District has once again partnered with the Katy Rodeo Committee to continue this tradition during the week of February 14-18 at the Young Agricultural Sciences Center.  Students will compete in categories including steers, goats, lambs, hogs, broilers and rabbits. “This year, we will […]

Katy’s Fish City Grill Transforms Into First Half Shells Restaurant In Houston

Fish City Grill and Half Shells are restaurants known and loved for their fresh seafood and welcoming atmosphere. Now, the Houston area will have both. For the first time, a Half Shells is opening outside of Dallas-Fort Worth, where the restaurants were born. The new Half Shells Seafood will open in Katy’s La Centerra at Cinco Ranch, in the same space that Fish City Grill occupied until renovations began on Jan 31. Half Shells will […]

More Houston Harmony Public Schools Get Added to the List of State Schools of Character

Four more schools from Harmony Public Schools Houston Districts have been named official Texas “State School(s) of Character” this week for its/their outstanding efforts in promoting cultures of character on campus and in the community. Harmony School of Achievement, Harmony School of Exploration, Harmony School of Fine Arts & Technology, and Harmony Science Academy-Houston were awarded the distinction by Character.org, a national advocate and leader for school character development. “During this journey of becoming a State School of Character, we have seen how positively this […]

Nine Harmony Campuses Named ‘State School Of Character,’ More Than Any School System In The U.S.

Only 15 campuses in Texas and 73 in the U.S. earned the prestigious honor Nine campuses from Harmony Public Schools were named official Texas “State Schools of Character” for their outstanding efforts in promoting cultures of character in their schools and communities. The awards were announced this week by Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character development in schools. Each year, Character.org certifies schools and districts at the state level that demonstrate a dedicated focus on […]

Sueba USA Announces Plans for San Paseo,  Katy Area’s Next Upscale Multifamily Property

Sueba USA is expanding its portfolio of upscale multifamily developments with the addition of San Paseo located off the Grand Parkway and less then one mile north of I-10. San Paseo will feature 272 class-A apartment homes and 20, two-story townhomes with attached garages. Located at 1724 Partnership Way next to two other Sueba USA-developed multifamily properties, San Tierra and San Remo, the four-story midrise is minutes from west Houston employment centers, hike-and-bike trails and other outdoor […]

Katy ISD Seeks Applicants for Community Bond Advisory Committee

Committee Application Now Open KATY, TX [February 1, 2023] – Katy ISD is preparing for its rapid enrollment influx by establishing a Community Bond Advisory Committee (CBAC) to explore current and future student and school needs.  The 150-member committee comprised of parents, business partners, senior citizens, staff, and other community members, will determine if a November 2023 schools bond package is needed.  The application to serve on the CBAC is open until February 15 and was […]

Fidium Fiber expanding to more than 8,700 homes in Texas

Construction through June will bring services to more Conroe, Katy and Lufkin-area residents CONROE, Texas — Feb. 1, 2022 — Fidium Fiber is expanding its all-fiber broadband network in Texas. Construction began earlier this month, and will continue through June on more than 8,700 more fiber passings in the Conroe, Lufkin, and Katy areas. Since 2021, construction has brought Fidium Fiber services to more than 100,000 locations in these Texas communities. Fidium Fiber delivers a multi-gig, […]

Katy ISD Ensemble Students Recognized with Highest Texas Music Award

Sixty-eight Katy ISD students now hold the prestigious title of “All-State Musician,” the highest honor a music student can receive in the state of Texas.  The Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) released its all-state results this January following several rigorous levels of competition. “Every fall hundreds of Katy ISD ensemble students begin the competition process at their TMEA region and advance to compete against other student musicians from other regions,” said Damon Archer, Executive Director […]

All That Jazz for Katy Area Community Band

The Lone Star Symphonic Band is celebrating its 30th Anniversary Season this year. The Band’s third performance of this Concert Season, “All That Jazz”, will be held on Sunday, February 26th, 2023. The underlying theme to this concert is – well, you guessed it – JAZZ! This concert will feature this American musical art form with selections everyone is sure to enjoy. The LSSB Big Band will join in the celebration as they perform three […]

Lady Tigers Remain Flawless in District 

By Terry Carter, RTT, CHyp. In Tuesday’s basketball action, District 19-6A leader the Katy Lady Tigers outlasted Cinco Ranch, 60-52, to move within two games of a perfect district season. In other girls’ Tuesday games, Seven Lakes dominated Paetow, 56-23. Saturday games included these key matchups: Cinco Ranch defeated Paetow, 60-32, as sophomore Aniya Foy scored a game-high 21 points, including 8-of-9 free throws. Dani Williams contributed 14 points, and C. Torrence added 10. Tompkins […]