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Exciting news for the Katy Basketball Community

The British International School of Houston (nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/houston/british-international) and Alodia Basketball Academy (alodiasports.com) are excited to announce their strategic partnership to provide basketball youth leagues, skills training, camps, and tournaments in the Katy community. Holiday Hoops Camp (December 21-23) will be the first program offered to the community. The Winter Youth League and Skills Training program will be offered in January and February. Registration for these programs is available now and open to boys and girls […]

Katy ISD Dance Director Wins Award for Going Extra Mile for Student Facing Adversity

Madi Joiner (top row second from left) with fellow members of the Jordan High School Legacies dance team

While Katy ISD teacher Victoria Way is well known as director of the Jordan High School Legacies dance team, she’s now making headlines for her work with a team member whose medical condition left her unable to participate with the group. Victoria was recently surprised with Ashley HomeStore’s Red Apple Award for going the extra mile – and then some – for Jordan High School sophomore Madi Joiner.  Up until her freshman year of high […]

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For New Tuition-Free, Public Charter School Focused On Classical Education In Cypress

Aristoi Classical Academy celebrated the opening of its Cypress campus during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, November 4th at 12332 Perry Road in Houston, Texas. Parents, students, teachers, and members of the community joined superintendent and headmaster, Brenda Davidson as she shared the vision of the school. Students from Mrs. Ruth Ann Kormash’s first grade class, Ms. Britteny Owen’s third grade class, and Ms. Tracy Baldwin’s fourth grade class gave presentations and recited poetry during […]

Katy ISD’s Partners in Education Debuts New Look

“Reimagining” Community Engagement with Katy ISD (Katy, Texas) – Katy ISD’s Partners in Education (PIE) kicked off the 2020-2021 school year with a new look and redesigned logos for PIE as well as all the umbrella programs, including flagships like KEYS Mentoring and Volunteers in Public Schools. The brand refresh, a component of the district’s Strategic Design process, comes at a time when Partners in Education is developing a new, revitalized approach to community engagement. The […]

New COVID-19 Testing Site Available for Students

In an ongoing effort to support health and safety practices within Katy Independent School District during the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning Monday, October 19, the District will expand its employee COVID-19 testing services to Katy ISD enrolled students.  This unique partnership with RediMD is designed to provide parents/guardians with a timely alternative to confirm if their child is positive or negative of COVID-19.  “Students will have a designated drop off area and a separate room for […]

Katy ISD Wins 2020 TAEA District of Distinction Award

The Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) announced its 43 winners for the 2020 District of Distinction Award and among the list of honorees is the Katy Independent School District.  The District received the honor for providing a well-rounded education that advocates and integrates a visual arts curriculum that inspires creativity and reaches all of its learners. “It is an honor that Katy ISD is part of the top four percent of districts in the state […]

Medline Industries, the Nation’s Largest Privately Owned Medical Products and Distributor Expands in Katy, Texas

The nation’s largest privately-held medical products manufacturer and distributor is expanding its presence in Katy. Medline Industries just completed construction on its new 1.2 million square foot, state-of-the-art distribution center and will be spending the next several months installing some of the industry’s latest technology before migrating operations to the new building. “Katy has been home to Medline for many years and we are excited to deepen our roots here,” said Bill Abington, Medline’s Executive […]

Katy ISD Participates in 19th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Event

The Katy ISD Police Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will allow the public to safely dispose of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications.  According to the DEA, pharmaceutical drugs can be just as dangerous as street drugs, when taken without a prescription or a doctor’s supervision.  Needles or sharp objects will not be accepted and any liquids must be in prescribed containers.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. “Due […]

Seven Lakes High School Cheer Chosen as a National Spotlight Team

KATY [October 09, 2020] – Cheer fans across the United States voted and after 108,000 votes were tallied, the final results are in! Out of 550 cheer teams nominated from across the country, the Katy Independent School District Seven Lakes High School (SLHS) Spartan Cheer Team is now one of four fan-favorite high school groups, and one college program, to be recognized as a 2020 Cheerleaders Choice:  School Spirit Spotlight Winner by Varsity TV.  The SLHS […]

Athletes and Friends Toast October Debut of First-of-its-Kind Magazine for Champions

Dr. Heather Brown and Bo Porter

Bo Porter Enterprise launches CORE Magazine HOUSTON, TEXAS, October 9, 2020 – Bo Porter Enterprise celebrated the October launch of CORE Magazine, its most recent business venture, on Wednesday, September 30 at the Junior League of Houston. Athletes, business associates, friends and family joined Marquis “Bo” Porter, founding president and chief executive officer, to celebrate and toast the premier issue of his first-of-its-kind magazine for champions, an extension of Porter’s widely respected brand. In attendance […]