Katy ISD Names New Elementary School After Former District Architect  

KATY [February 24, 2020] – To walk the halls of Katy Independent School District’s Elementary #43 will hold a special significance for former District Architect Peter McElwain.  Not only was he the visionary leader in the school’s prototype, but now the state-of-the-art building will carry his name.  Katy ISD Board of Trustees made the official announcement during tonight’s meeting.  The school is set to open just in time for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year and is […]

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille Announces Judgment of Paris Wine Tasting Flight

Patrons can now enjoy a flight from the winning wineries of the 1976 Paris tasting and 1986 re-tasting HOUSTON (Jan. 9, 2020) – Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is proud to announce The Judgment of Paris, a new wine tasting flight. The new selection will offer three, 2-ounce pours, including 2016 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay, 2015 Clos Du Val Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and 2017 Stag’s Leap Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon, all from California’s Napa Valley, for $34. The tasting will be […]

Katy ISD Elementary Teacher Surprised with H-E-B Excellence in Education Award  

KATY [February 18, 2020] –  An afternoon of story time turned into an entourage of Katy ISD staff members, H-E-B representatives and camera crews giving one Mayde Creek Elementary teacher the surprise of a lifetime.  First grade teacher, Kathryn Mills, was brought to tears when she learned that she was a finalist for the 2020 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award and invited to San Antonio on May 2 to represent Katy Independent School District for the statewide […]

Katy ISD FFA Auction Brings in Over $581K  

KATY [February 18, 2020] – The final 2020 Katy Independent School District FFA Livestock Show auction totals have officially been announced.  Student livestock projects raised $581,130.13.  This year’s livestock show consisted of 413 student exhibitors.  Top live auction winners include: Rabbits: Grand Champion, Oliver Semrad, Tompkins High                                        $6,500 Reserve Champion, Ashton Foertsch, Tompkins High                                  $4,500 Broilers: Grand Champion, Matthew Irwin, Taylor High                                               $7,000 Reserve Champion, Kailey Wyckoff, Katy High                                            $6,999 Goat: Grand Champion/Grand Champion Showman Jamie […]

KISD Summer Band Camp to be Held at Cinco Ranch High School

February 18, 2020 The eighteenth annual summer band camp, offered to next year’s 7 th, 8 th, and 9 th grade KISD band students, will be held at Cinco Ranch High School from July 13 th to July 16 th.  The camp will include daily section rehearsals, full band rehearsals, and fun music based electives.  Lunch is also part of the camp.  The cost of the camp is $125 and will include a t-shirt if registered by May 29th.  All registrations after that […]

Artists, Art Lovers Converge at Cross Creek Ranch Feb. 29

Art Market-Paula-Kennedy-Betsy-Fraser-Mitch-Cohen-Joey-Barnes Mitch Cohen, founder and coordinator of the First Saturday Arts Market, is bringing a number of local artisans to the Cross Creek Ranch Art Market Feb. 29. He is shown here with, from left, Paula Kennedy, Betsy Fraser and Joey Barnes.

(Fulshear, TX – Feb. 17, 2020)        —        Local artists and art enthusiasts will converge at Cross Creek Ranch for a day devoted to creativity and exploration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. Paintings, ceramics, woodwork, jewelry and other items created by artists and artisans from the First Saturday Arts Market and Market at Sawyer Yards will be on display at the Cross Creek Welcome Center, 6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane. Admission is […]

This Valentine’s I am renting out my husband to Katy homeowners!

This Valentine’s day I am renting out my husband to a Katy homeowners. Lon Emerson is an excellent catch especially if your home needs some TLC! Lon isn’t a young man in fact he comes with twenty years’ experience and is fully insurance. Lon is excellent with his hands and puts his heart into each project. All his work comes with a 100% guarantee. Since Lon is a true gentleman, he is always friendly and […]

Coach Brian Randle Selected to Lead Mayde Creek High Football Program  

KATY [February 7, 2020] – The Mayde Creek High School (MCHS) Rams will have a new campus athletic coordinator/head football coach as they enter into spring season.  This week, Brian Randle was appointed by Superintendent Dr. Ken Gregorski to the position because of his passion for helping student athletes succeed and his experiences on and off the field.  Coach Randle is a perfect fit for the high school that recently had one of its most successful seasons […]

Katy ISD Students Sign with Prestigious Colleges  

KATY [February 6, 2020] –  On February 5, the Katy Independent School District celebrated National Signing Day with events across all eight high schools.  This is a day, when the countless hours of practice, training, sweat and effort, pays off for athletes and their supportive families, teams and coaches.  The event culminates in a memorable moment of signing a binding national letter of intent to play a collegiate sport. Cinco Ranch High School 2020 Signees: Austin Collins, […]

It’s Rodeo Time!! 77th Annual Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show & Katy Rodeo Kicks Off  

KATY [February 6, 2020] –  For 77 years now, the Katy Independent School District FFA Livestock Show has provided opportunities for students to develop and showcase their talents in a diverse range of agricultural pathways.  This year the Katy ISD FFA Livestock Show & Katy Rodeo will have a number of attractions including the Special Rodeo, animal shows, rodeo performances, a carnival and auction sales at the Gerald D. Young Agricultural Sciences Center. “For an entire […]