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Katy ISD Accepting Name Nominations for Junior High #17  

Katy Independent School District is now accepting nominations for the naming of Junior High #17, which is located at 25737 Clay Rd. in the northwest quadrant of the District.  This junior high will provide enrollment relief to neighboring campuses, which are experiencing fast growth. Individuals interested in submitting a name are asked to review the Katy ISD Board Policy CW(LOCAL) for facility naming guidelines and submit a completed Nomination for Naming a New School or Facility Form – […]

Kevin Yao to be Named a 2020 Davidson Fellow Scholarship Winner

Katy Teen Awarded $10,000 For Development To Improve Stability Of Next-Generation Materials The Davidson Fellows Scholarship Program has announced the 2020 scholarship winners. Among the honorees is 18-year-old Kevin Yao of Katy. Yao won a $10,000 scholarship for his project, A Novel and Feasible Method to Detect and Prevent the Ambient Degradation of Two-Dimensional MoS2 Structures. He is one of only 20 students across the country to be recognized as a scholarship winner. “It is […]

Twelfth Named Storm Laura Forms

What is the danger? Tropical Storm Laura, the 12th named storm of 2020, has formed in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the National Hurricane Center, the forecast is still unclear. The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management will continue to monitor the storm as a potential threat to the Texas Gulf Coast. What you should do: We are in a very active tropical period with the possibility of multiple storm threats in a […]

Katy ISD’s First Day of School Receives an A+ Grade  

KATY [August 19, 2020] – This morning, thousands of Katy Independent School District students successfully engaged in a ‘return to school’ for the history books!  As part of Katy ISD’s first three weeks of school, all Katy ISD learners participated in virtual learning — reconnecting with friends, teachers and other school personnel via a personal or district-issued smart device. “The success we’ve seen in today’s launch of district-wide virtual instruction is due to every single Katy […]

“Grab and Go” Meals Begin on Katy ISD’s First Day of School  

On Wednesday, August 19, all Katy Independent School District students will begin school virtually.  The District’s Nutrition and Food Service Department is gearing up to provide well-balanced meals to thousands of students through the Curbside “Grab and Go” Meal Distribution Program. “For the 2020-21 school year, the program will look a little different from the summer meal distribution,” said Donna Pittenger, Executive Director of Nutrition and Food Service.  “Even though students are learning virtually, it […]

Katy ISD Distributes Thousands of Technology Devices for Virtual Learning  

All Katy ISD students will engage in virtual learning the first three weeks of the District’s 2020-21 school year.  On September 8, nearly 43,000 students will remain in virtual instruction through the District’s Katy Virtual Academy (KVA).  In order to ensure students and staff have the tools and resources to participate in virtual learning, the District is distributing thousands of technology devices, including Chromebooks, laptops, iPads and hotspots, during its two-day campus Grab and Go […]

Teacher “Wishes” Become a Reality at Katy ISD  

Just in time for the start of the school year, Katy Independent School District has partnered with Amazon to help teachers purchase some of those additional items they “wish” they could have to enhance their classroom experiences. Katy ISD teachers will receive up to $200 each to spend on Amazon through a District established budget.  This is in addition to all the instructional supply and material needs already provided by Katy ISD campuses. “As a […]

The Texas ChalleNGe Academy awards the Cadet of the Week

Cadet Private Natalie Cazares

Texas ChalleNGe Academy would like to congratulate Cadet Cazares as Cadet of the Week for the fourth week of Class 2020-1. She demonstrates high levels of Leadership and Determination and was chosen as Cadet of the Week from the 79 cadets currently participating in the Texas ChalleNGe Academy. She was enrolled in Aristoi Classical Upper School in Katy, Texas, before making the decision to attend TCA to obtain her GED. She stated that she; “wants […]

Safety Videos Demonstrate Katy ISD’s Back to School Protocols  

When Katy Independent School District students return to in-person instruction, on September 8, learners from across the District will be expected to practice enhanced safety protocols.  For a glimpse into what those safety enhanced protocols will look like, the District has produced seven demonstration videos for elementary and secondary parents and students.  The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and health officials have provided Katy ISD guidance on school safety measures, which are designed to help prevent the […]

PAWZUP Is Coming To Katy, TexaS

The most fun you’ll ever have with your dog. Katy, TX – Peace. Love. Dogs. PawzUp DogFest will bring its next huge Dog Festival to Katy,Texas on April 24, 2021, from 10am – 2pm. WOOFSTOCK: PEACE LOVE DOGS is a summer celebration of community and dogs of all shapes and sizes. Vendors, Food, Drinks, and a DJ spinning a great mix of music from that special summer of 1969 and beyond, are all in store for you and your dogs. […]