Katy High School football took a big win over The Woodlands High School last week. The Tigers defeated the Highlanders 14-7 in their pre-district game before heading into District 19-6A play this week against Mayde Creek. Katy defeated Mayde Creek this week with a score of 52-0. For more on this story, visit here.
The Cinco Ranch Rotary is hosting the 10th Annual Katy Wine Fest, which is scheduled for Nov. 6, at the Cafe at Brookwood in Brookshire. The event will last from 7 - 11 p.m. and is expecting a large turnout of over 300 guests. The moeny raised during the Katy Wine Fest will go towards the Brookwood Community's Center for Learning to help continue its ongoing training and outreach programs. For more information, visit here.
Mark your calendars for the Katy ISD Education Foundation's Fireflies & Foodtrucks event, which will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17 at No Label Brewery. This event will include live music from Earl Sanders Jr, valet parking, a new beer garden area and more. Fireflies & Foodtrucks will benefit the Katy ISD Education Foundation and their Inspiring Imagination program, which will award grants to deserving educators. Admission is $40 per person with additional packages available for purchase. For registration information, visit READ MORE »
The 2015 graduating class of Katy ISD exceeded both the state and national average ACT scores in every subject including mathematics, reading, English and science. Additionally, 49 percent of Katy ISD students met the ACT benchmark scores in each subject area. This percentage is over 20 percent higher than both national and state averages. This year, a grand total of 1,611 students in Katy ISD took the ACT exam, marking an increase of approximately 300 studens from 2011. For more on this story, visit the Katy ISD website.
Katy ISD Superintendent Alton Frailey was appointed to the Stephen F. Austin University Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott on Aug. 17. Frailey's term is not set to expire until Jan. 31, 2021. Dr. Scott Coleman of Houston and Nelda Blair of The Woodlands were also appointed to the Board. For more on this story, visit here.
The Katy Twelve select baseball team brought home the 8U Triple A division 2015 USSSA World Series championship in early July. The Katy Twelve battled their way through the World Series in Sulphur, Louisiana, and finished off the year ranked No. 1 in the nation in USSSA, earning a crystal plaque, championship banner and championship rings. For more on this story, visit here.
Snap Kitchen, an Austin-based chain, has opened its new Katy location at 19355 Katy Freeway, Suite 200. This health-conscious chain has numerous options, including gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, paleo and sugar-free options, along with others. Stop in to the Katy Snap Kitchen location for some delicious and nutritious meals. For more information, visit here.
Adidas, Converse and Luxury Beauty Store are now open for business in the Katy Mills Mall. Adidas features footwear, apparel and more sporting goods for those looking for a sporty look. Converse, the classic footwear retailer, is now open. Shop here for Converse shoes, styles new and old. Finally, Luxury Beauty Store features brands like Lancome, Armani, Ralph Lauren and more. Swing by the Katy Mills Mall to stop in to these new retailers, now open for business.
4th of July Weekend at CityCentre
Two nights of live concerts and a July Fourth fireworks spectacular will welcome the Independence Day weekend at CityCentre. The celebration begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 3 and continues on Saturday, July 4, ending with a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Featured bands for this free event include Legendary Rhythm Bandits and Mustache The Band.
Katy Freedom Celebration Fireworks Display
Come out to the Katy Mills Mall at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, to experience the Katy READ MORE »
Now all Katy ISD students and staff can download Microsoft Office 365, giving them access to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more. Students and staff can download the Office Suite on up to 10 devices, including computers, laptops, mobile devices and more. For more resources, information and instructions on how to download Microsoft Office 365, visit here.