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Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Teacher Grant Recipients

$333,370 Awarded This Year; $1.6 Million Over Past Seven Years Katy, TX ~ The Katy ISD Education Foundation recently announced its seventh year of Inspiring Imagination teacher grant recipients. Over 350 Katy ISD teachers at 43 different campuses were chosen for grants this year. Grant activities range from school gardens to robotics and extend to all subjects and grade levels. Funding will be provided for the 2019-2020 school year. The Foundation exists to raise support for and […]

Katy ISD Announces 2018-2019 Volunteers of the Year

Morton Ranch High School Principal Julie Hinson and Assistant Principal, Cliff Scrogin celebrating their campus volunteers at the annual VIPS Celebration. Campus volunteer, Katrina Williams was recognized as the Morton Ranch High School Volunteer of the Year.

(Katy, Texas) – Katy ISD’s Volunteers in Public Schools initiative hosted its annual Volunteer Celebration breakfast on May 17th honoring the thousands of school district volunteers who donate their time supporting Katy ISD students and teachers.   This school year volunteers across the district donated more than 847,142 hours which, in human resource terms, equates to 604 additional teachers or nine additional teachers at every campus. Over 800 volunteers attended the celebration to hear this year’s keynote speaker, Aidan Anderson, co-founder of his […]

Congratulations to our 2019- 2020 Grant Recipients May 13 , 2019

Morton Ranch High School Lead Teacher: Alicia Blankenship Team Members: Tova White Literacy Contagion $2,428

$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 Gwendolyn […]

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 […]

Congratulations to our 2019- 2020 Grant Recipients

Cardiff Junior High Lead Teacher: Karen Edmundson Team Members: Deidra Mannion, Laura Fuller, Marsha Alexander-Brown Living (and Learning) LARGE $2,824

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years! May 9, 2019 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 […]

PHS &SJH- social media threat arrest made

Dear PHS and SJH Parents, Staff, and Community, As you know, yesterday evening our campus administrations were made aware of an image circulating on social media that featured a student holding a hand gun, an automatic gun laying on the floor, and a direct threat made toward both PHS and Stockdick JH.  Katy ISD police immediately begun an investigation and has now informed us that a suspect in connection to the post has been taken into […]

2019- 2020 Grant Recipients

West Memorial Junior High Lead Teacher: Erin Wise Team Members: Casandra Henry, Amanda Muscarella, Brianna Psencik, Toni Decman Do You See What I See? $4,759

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years! Congratulations to our 2019- 2020 Grant Recipients May 8 , 2019 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 […]

2019- 2020 Grant Recipients

Kilpatrick Elementary Lead Teacher: Jessica Guest Team Members: Michele Dial, Jessica Oalmann, Amy Dufrene Music for All $4,868

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years!Congratulations to our 2019- 2020 Grant Recipients May 7, 2019 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! The Katy ISD Education Foundation serves as a catalyst forextraordinary teachers to create extraordinary classroom experiencesfor their students. Learn more about the Katy ISD Education Foundationby visiting www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org Or contact us atfoundation@katyisd.org281-396-6031 John Alawneh Elise […]