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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 […]

Christ Clinic Earns GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency Platinum Seal Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results

KATY, TEXAS – Thursday, May 2, 2019 —Christ Clinic today earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress Christ Clinic is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios. “We’re thrilled about our Platinum Seal of Transparency and the associated benefits help us […]

WMCA Holds Flag Raising Ceremony in Community Park

On Saturday, April 27th the West Memorial Civic Association (WMCA) held a flag raising ceremony in its community park. The ceremony was attended by members of the American Legion Post 164 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 164 as the Honor Guard who demonstrated and instructed us on how to properly raise and lower a flag.  As the flag was lowered members of the community watched as the old flag was folded and passed to board members in the appropriate manner. […]

Texas Renaissance Festival Awards Fine Arts Collegiate Scholarship to Tompkins High School Senior

Four Recipients Awarded a Combined $6,000 as Part of Festival’s Annual School Days Initiative Katy, Texas – May 1, 2019 – Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest and most acclaimed Festival of food, fun and 16th century magic, announced today the recipients of its School Days Scholarship Program. Addison Hurst, a senior at Tompkins High School in Katy, Texas (Katy ISD), has been awarded the Fine Arts Scholarship, providing $1,500 toward the college or university […]

2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Spring Spectacular 

WHAT:            2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Spring Spectacular WHEN:            Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14, 2019 WHERE:           NRG Center DETAILS:         In its inaugural year, more than 18,150 shoppers made their way to NRG Center for the first-ever Nutcracker Market Spring Spectacular. With merchandise sales reaching $3.2M, and 11% of those proceeds plus all ticket sales benefiting the Houston Ballet Foundation, it was a successful first year for the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Spring Spectacular. The […]