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Katy ISD student's artwork chosen for NASA space calendar

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A drawing by Katy Junior High sixth grader, Sylvie Mei Lim, was recently chosen by NASA to be a part of the 2017 NASA commercial crew space calendar, which will be enjoyed by astronauts while they stay at the International Space Station. Students from India, London, Spain, Portugal and other countries around the world submitted pieces for the calendar, but despite the steep competition, Sylvie READ MORE »


Katy ISD receives College Board AP District Honor Roll distinction

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Katy ISD was recently notified that the district will be placed on College Board's seventh annual Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll. Katy ISD is one of just 433 schools across not only the United States, but Canada as well, to receive this distinction. Districts receive this honor by increasing access to AP courses and coursework, while also maintaining or increasing the district's READ MORE »


Katy ISD's Chef Chelsea Gumm named GHRA Educator of the Year

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Chelsea Gumm, Katy ISD's Chef, was recently selected as the Greater Houston Restaurant Association's GHRA Educator of the Year. Chef Gumm, who has been a part of Katy ISD's Miller Career and Technology Center for two years, was chosen for her innovation, leadership, and service to the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation and her students. In February, Chef Gumm will receive a READ MORE »


Falls at Green Meadows Receives Quality Planned Development Award

The West Houston Association and North Houston Association have designated four residential projects “Quality Planned Developments” in  2016, recognizing successful efforts to build innovative neighborhoods and working spaces that set the standard for future area development. Three Friendswood Development Company communities received the honor this year including Falls at Green Meadows.


Children's Museum of Houston to host #ElfieSelfies with Santa Event

As a part of the holiday countdown, the Children's Museum of Houston is hosting a #ElfieSelfies with Santa event on December 24. Kids are invited to have cookies with Santa and snap a selfie before he embarks on his journey on Christmas Eve. The Children's Museum of Houston will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 24, so be sure to catch the Santa meet-and-greet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and READ MORE »


Katy ISD Education Foundation awarded $15,000 grant from Chick-fil-A

The Katy ISD Education Foundation was recently selected as a $15,000 award recipient as part of the 2017 True Inspiration Awards by Chick-fil-A. The True Inspiration Awards recognize and provide funding to 22 non-profit organizations across 16 different states to help foster leadership skills and develope a spirit of entrepreneurship in youth. This year, Chick-fil-A gave over $1.1 million in READ MORE »


Katy ISD hosts grand opening for SPARK Park

Last week, Katy ISD held the grand opening of its first SPARK Park. SPARK is a program that developes parks on the grounds of public schools with the mission of providing a play area for surrounding neighborhoods and the entire school area. The park is located on the Winborn Elementary school grounds and is free and open to the public. The park features slides, monkey bars, benches, picnic READ MORE »


Katy High School playoff game TONIGHT!

The Katy High School football playoff game will be held tonight, Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. The Katy High School Tigers will take on the Cypress Ranch Mustangs on neutral territory, NRG Stadium. Pre-sale student tickets are $6, whiles adult tickets are $11, and all tickets sold at the gate will be $15. Parking is $12 for tonight's game.

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Katy ISD Partners in Education launches annual Food for Families campaign

The Katy ISD Partners in Education department recently launched its annual Food for Families program, a campaign that gives grocery store gift cards to Katy ISD families and students in need each holiday season. Since its 2002 inception, Food for Families has provided food for over 3,000 families in the district.

If you would like to participate in the Food for Families campaign, you may READ MORE »


American Cancer Society to host Bark for Life of Katy

On Saturday, Nov. 12, The American Cancer Society will be hosting a Katy-Area "Bark for Life" event, a walk event designed specifically for dogs and their owners to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society. By participating in the event and donating to the American Cancer Society, participants are contributing to the American Cancer Society's goal of less cancer and more READ MORE »


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