Jordan High School

Associated Builders & Contractors of Greater Houston Honors Jordan High School

The Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston has honored Jordan High School as a top educational construction project. (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter The Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston has honored Jordan High School as a top educational construction project. The organization, known as ABC, recognized Satterfield & Pontikes, the company that built the campus, at the 21st Annual Excellence in Construction Awards. The awards showcased 57 ABC member-built projects. Jordan High School placed first in the “Publicly Funded” category and was judged alongside three other major educational projects in the Houston area. […]

Katy ISD Dedicates Jordan High School, McElwain Elementary School

Melvin Jordan sits with his daughter, Beverlye Jordan Shafer, at the dedication of Jordan High School (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District dedicated its two newest schools over the past few days, though the schools themselves have been going strong since opening last August The district dedicated Jordan High School, 27500 Fulshear Bend Dr., Monday night. It dedicated McElwain Elementary School, 6631 Greenwood Orchard Dr., Thursday. Both schools honor longtime contributors to the Katy community and the district. In the case of Jordan, the school honors an entire family. […]

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 […]

Jordan Warriors Unveil Their New Logo

Jordan High School's Warriors logo - courtesy Katy Independent School District

By George Slaughter Katy Independent School District officials have officially unveiled the logo for the new Jordan High School, which will open in August. The school’s colors are black and gold, and the mascot is Warriors. The logo is a shield with a forward-facing Warrior helmet, similar to a Centurion or Trojan. The shield sits in front of two crossed swords. School officials said that they conducted surveys of future Jordan High students, and that […]

Mike Rabe Joins Jordan High as Football Coach; Sally Gupton Promoted to Creech Elementary Principal

Mike Rabe

By George Slaughter Mike Rabe, who spent the last five years coaching at Mayde Creek High School, has been appointed Jordan High School football coach and athletic coordinator. The appointment took place at the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting Monday. Rabe said he wanted to build the Warriors program around values such as commitment, consistency, accountability, having a great attitude, and effort. “We’re going to try to build on that,” Rabe said. […]