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Katy ISD Announces 2014 Mentors of the Year

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Katy ISD’s KEYS (Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success) mentor program places caring adults with children on the brink of success at every Katy ISD campus.  Through this program the two develop a relationship, spending up to one hour per week together, during the school day, during the school year. Every year, campuses are asked to nominate individuals who have shown exceptional dedication to READ MORE »


Katy ISD considers school bond proposal to keep up with growth

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To keep pace with the area’s growth, Katy ISD is considering calling a bond for the November 2014 election, according to a presentation delivered at a Feb. 10 board of trustees work-study meeting.

“It is undisputed that we are a fast-growing district,” Katy ISD Superintendent Alton Frailey said.

Booming residential developments already underway on the district’s southwest side and READ MORE »


Fall in Love Event Grand Prize Winners

February 15th & 16th, 2014, Friendswood Development Company celebrated the grand opening of its newest master-planned community – Falls at Green Meadows located in the city of Katy. Visitors that weekend received a freebox of Godiva Chocolates and registered for the chance to win a gift card for dinner for two at Flemings Steakhouse, no purchase was necessary to win. Sheryl and Duane READ MORE »


KISD to host 'Ties & Tiaras' fundraiser

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Katy ISD will celebrate the KEYS mentoring program, while supporting KEYS Scholarships, at Ties & Tiaras on March 6.

This fun-filled event is set  from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Agave Road, 1016 FM 1463 in Katy. In addition to honoring the 2014 Mentors of the Year and KEYS Scholarship Sponsors, entertainment will be provided by Katy ISD high school show choirs, the Taylor High School READ MORE »


Katy football players sign college letters of intent

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Four players from the Katy High School 2013 senior class signed college letters of intent Wednesday, Feb. 6.

Pictured sitting left to right are Jake Blomstrom, Tarleton State University; Cody Gessler, Air Force Prep School; and Sloan Spiller, UTEP. Standing is Logan Lister's mother, who stood in for Logan who signed a letter of intent with Rutgers.

Source: Katy Times


Fall in Love this Weekend at the Falls at Green Meadows

This weekend, Friendswood Development Company is celebrating the grand opening of its newest master-planned community – Falls at Green Meadows located in the city of Katy. Visitors this weekend will receive a freebox of Godiva Chocolates and can register for the chance to win a gift card for dinner for two at Flemings Steakhouse, no purchase necessary to win, chocolate while supplies last. READ MORE »


Katy Costco to open Feb. 6

Falls at Green Meadows - your shopping world is growing! The Katy area Costco Wholesale store, located on the southwest corner of the Grand Parkway at I-10, is slated to open Feb. 6., according to the store’s manager.

Construction on much of the 152,000-square-foot building, which began in July 2013, is already complete. Workers are simultaneously finishing the exterior of the building, READ MORE »


Winter Antiques Show at the Big Red Barn Returns to Round Top

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With the winter cold comes the warm and friendly atmosphere of shopping and fun with the return of the Winter Antiques Photo 1Show Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25.   Expect scores of antique dealers filling the Big Red Barn in the small country village of Round Top with all visitors enjoying not only the hometown atmosphere but protection from the weather indoors while shopping READ MORE »


$50 Mammograms on January 15th

Mammosafe will be at Westland Baptist in Katy offering a GREAT opportunity for women without health insurance!

From Mammosafe:

The Katy area has been very supportive of Mammosafe, and as a special “thank you,” we have created this one-time only offer.

Are you at least 40 years old? Is your annual screening mammogram due (or overdue)? Come see Mammosafe (an appointment is READ MORE »


Specialized pediatric care moves into suburbs

Health care providers and advocacy groups are working to bring improved pediatric health care options to communities around Houston. As population numbers continue to increase, health industry leaders say trips downtown to the Houston Medical Center have become too burdensome for patients.

“In Houston, we don’t realize how fortunate we are to have the Medical Center,” said Ellen READ MORE »


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