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09.09
2016

New Katy ISD Superintendent hopes to ensure quality education amid district growth

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August 22 not only marked the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, it also marked the beginning of Dr. Lance Hindt's superintendency for Katy Independent School District. After a thorough search for just the right person for the job, Hindt was chosen by the school board for his character and ability to move the district forward.

Hindt is an alum of Katy ISD himself, having graduated READ MORE »

09.02
2016

Katy ISD Partners in Education encourage others to volunteer through "Good to Volunteer" video

Last year, volunteers dedicated a record-breaking 1,018,981 hours to Katy ISD. To honor the countless volunteers that served the district last year and to encourage others to get involved, Katy ISD's Partners in Education has recently released a video called "Good to Volunteer," sung by Katy ISD READ MORE »

08.26
2016

New retail centers opening around Katy

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A number of new retail centers are being developed in the Katy area to accommodate an influx of new homes and residents. More than 20,000 homes are in the construction process throughout the Katy area’s five ZIP codes—77094, 77449, 77450, 77493, 77494—according to Houston Metrostudy. The population of the Katy ISD area is estimated at around 310,000, according to the Katy Area Economic READ MORE »

08.19
2016

New faces, same goals for Katy Tigers

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The Katy Tigers are defending state champions for the first time in three years. Head coach Gary Joseph is also replacing numerous key pieces, from quarterback Garrett Doiron and running back Kyle Porter (Texas) to linebackers Paddy Fisher (Northwestern) and JoVanni Stewart (West Virginia). Katy graduated eight starters and 59 lettermen, but the pieces are in place for another run. Hayden READ MORE »

08.12
2016

Snapology to open interactive childrens learning center in Katy

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Snapology, which offers hands-on interactive learning for children, will open its second Houston-area location in Katy in September. Snapology lets kids develop skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics by working with tools such as Lego, robotics and other creative outlets including an animation studio that lets them make short videos. Parents can enroll their kids in READ MORE »

08.06
2016

New Katy stadium will add to Katy Mills scene

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Katy ISD's $62.5 million football stadium opens in a year just down the road from the mall, promising to add a boost to local business. Economic activity happens around sports facilities when hosting teams, competitions and events. Retail and hotel/hospitality industries especially see the direct impact being located near an active facility. The school district said it plans to use the stadium READ MORE »

07.29
2016

Family creates oasis in north Katy for weddings, parties, corporate events

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The Smith Ranch 40-acre property is a short drive from the Grand Parkway and has dozens of amenities and features to entertain attendees of any age. Smith Ranch amenities include a petting zoo with miniature animals, a dance hall with indoor seating, a 1-acre lake with an island, paddle-powered boats and several playgrounds for children. Although the venue is private and must be reserved to be READ MORE »

07.23
2016

Katy ISD seeks input on naming of second football stadium

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Katy ISD has posted an online survey seeking community input on the naming of its second football stadium. In lieu of finding a namesake for the stadium, the KISD board of trustees has decided to either sell the naming rights of the 12,000-seat, $62 million structure or name it after an attribute that encompasses the district’s ideals. For more information, visit READ MORE »

07.16
2016

Texas FFA Members Receive Mid-Summer Surprise With $1.26 Million In Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo™ Scholarships

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Seventy Texas FFA members from across the state were each presented with a four-year, $18,000 scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the 88th Texas FFA Convention in Dallas Wednesday, July 13. The Texas FFA Convention is the fourth and final summer scholarship event for the Show as part of the organization’s 2016 educational commitment of nearly $26 million, including $12.9 READ MORE »

07.09
2016

Bonchon Katy now open at I-10 and Grand Parkway

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Bonchon Katy opened in late May at 24437 I-10, Ste. 100, Katy. The Katy restaurant is the Korean fried chicken franchise’s only location in Texas. The restaurant makes Korean fried chicken in three different styles wings, drums and strips with two different sauces spicy and soy garlic. Combo chicken, which comes with both wings and drumsticks, and half and half, which comes with both sauce READ MORE »

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