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Port Aransas ready for return of summer tourism

Record crowd for Texas SandFest gives reason for optimism AUSTIN, Texas — Texas SandFest drew a record 35,000 people April 26-28, encouraging business owners that Port Aransas is on its way to recovery. With nearly all the city’s retailers and restaurants re-opened, residents are beginning to feel like things are getting back to normal. Since Hurricane Harvey struck Port Aransas on Aug. 25, 2017, FEMA has earmarked more than $22 million for the island city’s recovery. Much […]

6th Annual Creating for Care performance raises over $16200 to support The Periwinkle Foundation

Since 2013, Creating for Care has raised over $66,000 for the nonprofit organization Houston, TX, May 28, 2019 – Students from Deerwood Elementary school took the stage at Atascocita High School (AHS) on Sunday, May 19 where AHS Directors and the Theater Department graciously hosted and supported the performance of Stuart – an original play based on the book Stuart Little by E.B. White. Each year, students from the Creating for Care program at Deerwood Elementary School come […]

Be Our Guest! Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical Delights Audiences Opening Night at Fulshear High School

The townsfolk gawk at the unusual Belle (Madeline Dismore) as she chooses to read a book walking through the streets of the quaint, provincial town, so unlike everyone else.

FULSHEAR, Texas (May 23, 2019) – Fulshear High School’s Theatre, Charger Theatre, presents Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical May 24-25 at FHS’s Auditorium, 9302 Charger Way. Audiences across America were charmed by the Walt Disney Feature Animation of the same name released in 1991, and the stage version is based upon that Academy Award-winning film.  It includes the memorable songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, along with some new and upbeat numbers by Mr. Menken […]

Katy Christian Ministries Celebrated 20 years of Golf!

20th Annual Golf Tournament raised $102,000 for Katy Christian Ministries [Katy, TX, May 16, 2019] Katy Christian Ministries (KCM) hosted their 20th Annual Golf Tournament May 6th, 2019 at Weston Lakes Country Club in Fulshear, TX. Proceeds from the event benefit the programs and services that KCM provides free of charge to families in crisis within a 12 zip code area in the Katy/West Houston area. The event’s original budgeted goal was $80,000, but members […]

Congratulations to our  2019- 2020 Grant Recipients May 20, 2019

Bethke Elementary Lead Teacher: Julie Fish Team Members: Angie Fuqua, Lisa Huff, Annie Abbott, Margaret Morris and Heather Gower Math in Action $5,000

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years!     Thank you to our very own 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! John Alawneh Elise Allen Caroline Anderson Alicia Anderson Stephen Bennett Audrey Bivens Jami Bookout Sharri Butterfield Lori Cabrera Dawn Carlson-Scruggs Lance Carter Christine Caskey Marla Chavez Joseph Christoffersen Sarah Clark Michael Clifton Denise Cloyes […]

Nic Rapa & Sean Silveira Win Round 1 of 2019 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour in Katy, Texas 

KATY, Texas (May 18, 2019)— Team Supra riders Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira each were victorious in the 2019 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour season opener at August Lakes in Katy, Texas, on Saturday. Rapa picked up the win in Wakeboard, with Silveira topping the Wakesurf class. Rapa recorded a near-perfect score of 97.67 in the Finals to edge Tony Iacconi (93.00) and fellow Team Supra rider Shota Tezuka (90.67). Rapa earned the two highest scores […]

New trail openings along Greens, Hunting, and Sims Bayou Greenways

Greens Bayou Greenway at Strickland Park

Communities can enjoy new hike-and-bike trails as part of Bayou Greenways 2020 HOUSTON, TX – May 15, 2019 – Houston Parks Board and Houston Parks and Recreation Department are pleased to announce several new completions along Greens, Hunting, and Sims Bayou Greenways as part of the Bayou Greenways 2020 project. Greens Bayou Greenway: Strickland Park to Maxey Park In June 2018, construction began on a new 1.4-mile segment of Greens Bayou Greenway to connect Strickland Park […]

Experience the Roaring 20s at the Historic Sugar Land Auditorium with Chicago: High School Edition, Opening This Friday

The cast of Chicago paints the town…and “All That Jazz” in Inspiration Stage’s Chicago: High School Edition Photo credit for Chicago: High School Edition photos: Sarah Patterson

SUGAR LAND, Texas (May13, 2019) – Inspiration Stage presents Chicago: High School Edition, featuring a cast of teen actors, May 17 – 19. In Chicago during the Roaring 20s, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces […]

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 […]

KARE Monthly Meeting on Protecting your Money

Fred Green presenting Karen Reese and Bob Bryant with a donation to K.A.R.E.’s Scholarship Fund from Coffee for a Cause at Legends Coffee House & Café.

On May 8, Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held their monthly meeting and had an opportunity to learn about “Protecting Your Money” with Yvonne Kershner, Janet Strickland and Casey Herndon from Brazos Valley School Credit Union.  K.A.R.E. was also presented a check from Coffee for a Cause at Legends Coffee House & Café where Fred Green did a Folk Song Sing-a-long. All donations, from patrons, and tips, from the wait staff, were set aside for […]