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 […]

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’s Financial Services Earns Excellence  Award in Financial Reporting 

KATY, TX [November 14, 2023] – The Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) financial services team recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2022. According to a release issued by the GFOA, it was determined by an impartial panel that the report met the high standards […]

Candy Cane Market with H&H Markets Returns to Cane Island Saturday, December 2

  KATY TX (November 13, 2023) — More than 50 outdoor vendors will gather for one of west Houston’s most popular single-day holiday shopping events, Candy Cane Market with H&H Markets, on Saturday, December 2 in Katy’s Cane Island. Candy Cane Market is open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the community’s Cane Quarter amenity village, 2100 Cane Island Parkway, where local vendors will present handcrafted jewelry, custom clothing and accessories, fun items for the home […]

Katy ISD Board Approves  Naming of High School #10 

Freeman High School will open in Fall 2024  KATY, TX [November 13, 2023] – Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) is proud to announce that the naming of its highly anticipated 10th high school, Freeman High School, was officially approved by the Katy ISD Board of Trustees at the November 13 Board meeting. The Freeman family, deeply ingrained in Katy’s history, has been prominent in civic leadership, with members serving as mayor, city council members, and […]

Katy ISD Celebrates Student-Athletes  Signing National Letters of Intent 

KATY, TX [November 9, 2023] – On November 8, 2023, 36 talented student-athletes from six Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) high schools signed their National Letters of Intent, marking a significant achievement in their academic and athletic journeys. These student-athletes have excelled in their respective sports while proudly representing their schools. Katy ISD congratulates these dedicated individuals and wish them well as they take their next step and compete at the collegiate level. “We are […]

Katy ISD Voters Show Significant Support for District’s Bond Program  

KATY, TX [November 8, 2023] – Unofficial results from the Katy Independent School District’s bond election indicate the resounding approval of Propositions A and B by voters, constituting more than 95% of the 2023 Bond Program. These unofficial results enable Katy ISD, the fastest growing school district in the Greater Houston Area, to provide its students and staff with new facilities that will offer enrollment relief in its northwest quadrant, campus renovations and component replacements for […]

Morgan Announced as Principal  of Katy ISD Junior High #18 

Kara Morgan, Principal of Junior High #18 

KATY, TX [November 6, 2023] – We are excited to announce that Kara Morgan has been appointed as the Principal of Junior High #18, scheduled to open its doors in the fall of 2024. Her official start date will be Monday, November 27, 2023. Ms. Morgan holds a Master of Science in Educational Management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and brings a wealth of experience and passion to her new role. With a strong background […]

Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor Inducts  the Class of 2023 

KATY, TX [November 3, 2023] – On Friday evening, under the bright lights of Legacy Stadium, 23 men and women were inducted into the Katy ISD Athletics Hall of Honor. These inspiring individuals represent the highest standard of excellence, commitment, and embody the qualities each district program strives to instill in their athletes. “The Class of 2023 Hall of Honor inductees not only contributed to the success of Katy ISD athletics, but they made a profound […]