(K.A.R.E.) has chosen eight outstanding Katy ISD Seniors, from six different Katy High Schools, to be recipients of their $1200 scholarships this year

Emma Walker will be graduating from Katy High School. She will be attending Stephen F. Austin University majoring in Education with plans to become a junior high math or science teacher (she loves both subjects and the junior high age students).

Katy Area Retired Educators . These students are entering college in the fall as Education majors and plan to become public school teachers. Some have hopes of returning to Katy ISD to teach. K.A.R.E congratulates their 2020 K.A.R.E. Scholarship recipients.   (Please see the attached word document.) For more information about the Katy Area Retired Educators check out its website at http://www.localunits.org/KARE/ . Announcing the 2020 Katy Area Retired Educators Scholarship Recipients

Below you’ll find find an overview of evolving reopen plans for each restaurant.

What a wild week it’s been! Hope all is manageable in your world. In light of Gov. Abbott’s announcement to begin reopening Texas businesses as of this Friday, May 1, our local restaurant clients have hustled to execute strategies to welcome staff and customers back into their establishments. Obviously, their top priorities are to maintaining safety and well-being of all by enforcing TRA safety guidelines and adapting service and protocols accordingly. Please note: To streamline further COVID-19 communications, I’ve moved the overview of […]

Igloo Donates $100,000 To The CDC Foundation’s Coronavirus Response Fund

Due to Initial Success, Igloo Extends Promotion to Benefit the CDC Foundation Through May 1 April 20, 2020 (Katy, TX) – Today, Igloo has donated $100,000 to the CDC Foundation’s Coronavirus Response Fund. Over the past 30 days, Igloo accrued 100% of profits from all Playmate Coolers sold on Igloocoolers.com to benefit the CDC Foundation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC Foundation is utilizing Igloo’s donation to secure and deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Houston […]

Katy ISD Continues to Feed Thousands of Katy Children No Meal Distribution on Good Friday Holiday  

KATY [April 6, 2020] – Katy Independent School District remains committed to ensuring children stay healthy and receive the needed nutrients during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Just last week, 103,297 Katy area children received both breakfast and lunch through the District’s Grab and Go Meals Program.  During the fourth week of program operations, Katy ISD distribution sites will be open Monday, April 6 – Thursday, April 9 only.  Meal distribution on Friday, April 10 will not […]

Cayla Won Signs for Women’s Swimming                                                                                                                 

By Tim Heiduk April 3, 2020 (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Cayla Won of Katy, Texas has signed for the Westmont women’s swimming team ahead of its second year as a program, head coach Jill Jones Lin announced. “I am excited to swim in the NAIA because I get the opportunity to represent Westmont, especially being a new team in the association,” Won said. “I hope to exhibit the NAIA’s core values that I believe define the […]

Katy ISD Schools Extend Closure  

KATY [March 31, 2020] – In line with today’s Executive Order from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Katy Independent School District will remain closed through Monday, May 4.  The temporary closure will help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and will promote the continual practice of “social distancing.” Likewise, the District will need to evaluate the timeline of future initiatives and events, such as Bond 2020, UIL competitions and high school graduations.  With the balance of the […]

Thousands More Participate in Katy ISD Free Meals More Sites Open for the District’s Third Week of Distribution  

KATY [March 29, 2020] – Just this week, 123,286 Katy area children received both breakfast and lunch through the Katy Independent School District Grab and Go Meals Program.  As the Katy community follows guidance regarding the Coronavirus pandemic, Katy ISD is committed to ensuring Katy children stay healthy by receiving the needed nutrients through these meals.  During its third week of operations, Katy ISD will move one meal distribution site and add an additional school to […]

Katy ISD Provides Thousands of Free Meals to Katy Children

Next Week, the District will add two new locations and hot food entrée option. KATY [March 22, 2020] – Over the past week, Katy Independent School District has had the privilege to serve 33,102 meals, both breakfast and lunch, to Katy area families during this difficult time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For this upcoming week, Katy ISD will move one meal distribution site and adding an additional school to expand our assistance to the community.  […]

Katy ISD Legacy Stadium to Serve as COVID-19 Testing Site  

KATY [March 19, 2020] – As Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing sites are being established across the region, Katy Independent School District has partnered with federal and local officials to provide a drive-thru testing site for at-risk individuals at Legacy Stadium.  The site is not currently operational, but it is anticipated that health officials will be informing the public of its opening within the coming days.  Individuals visiting the site must be referred there by a health care provider and […]

Harris County Precinct 2 Facilities & Event Cancellations/Closures due to COVID-19

**Updated as of 3/13/2020** Harris County, TX — Following guidance issued by Harris County Public Health (HCPH) to take necessary steps to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia announces the following closures of Precinct 2 facilities and cancellation of community events:       EVENT (Date if relevant) FACILITY NAME & LOCATION STATUS ALL Precinct 2 Community Centers Multiple sites, please visit https://www.hcp2.com/facilities/empowerment-centers for full list of locations CLOSED, BEGINNING  […]