Benjamin Rehfeld, Valedictorian

St. John XXIII Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian for 2017

  KATY – St. John XXIII College Preparatory named the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for 2017.  Valedictorian is Benjamin James Rehfeld and Salutatorian is Madison Ann Deane. Valedictorian Benjamin J. Rehfeld will be attending the University of Texas in Austin in the fall, planning to major in computer science. During his time at St. John XXIII College Preparatory, […]

Conroe Area Man Sentenced for Producing Child Pornography and Possessing 10,000 Plus Images

HOUSTON – A 59-year-old man from the Conroe area has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of sexual exploitation of a child as well as distribution and possession of child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Robert Neal Hatchell pleaded guilty Dec. 19, 2016, admitting he took sexually-explicit photographs and a video […]

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KVPAC Students to Attend Texas Non-Profit Theatre Youth Conference

  KATY – KVPAC Students will be attending the Texas Non-Profit Theatre (TNT) Youth Conference, June 7 through 11, 2017 at Lee College in Baytown, Texas. The TNT Youth Conference is a five-day event celebrating young people’s involvement in the performing arts. The official kickoff is on Thursday afternoon (rehearsals for performing companies begin on Tuesday […]

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Houston Community College and Newspring Announce Winners of 10th Annual Business Plan Competition

Houston Community College (HCC) and the Spring Branch nonprofit organization Newspring held their annual Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony on May 2 at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center. With 135 local business owners, community leaders, judges, advisors, trainers and volunteers in attendance, the event was a culmination of three months of challenging business training for […]

Katy’s Neff wins second Wings for Life race

  Katy resident has proven capable of succeeding in races of various formats – local and national five-kilometer races, half-marathons, marathons, ultra marathons, even while pushing a stroller. For the second time, he won a race in which the finish line chases him. Neff ran 40.8 miles to outlast the competition, finishing as the last […]

A New Way to View STAAR Test Results

KATY (Katy ISD) – Parents may now view the 2017 STAAR grades 5 and 8 mathematics and reading test results using either the Home Access Center (HAC) or the state Student Portal. Starting in 2017, this is the only way to access your child’s scores for STAAR. If you do not have internet access, please […]

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McRoberts Elementary Honored by TABSE

  HOUSTON (Katy ISD) – The faculty and staff at McRoberts Elementary School have been recognized as a Demonstration School by the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE).  During the TABSE 32nd Annual State Conference in Houston, Texas, Mayor Sylvester Turner acknowledged the McRoberts Elementary School educators who work tirelessly to support and advance […]

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Numerous Katy Schools named to Honor Roll

  KATY (Katy ISD) – Nineteen Katy ISD campuses were named as an Honor Roll school by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute for Productivity in Education The schools include: Bonnie Holland Elementary, Fred & Patti Shafer Elementary, Hazel S. Pattison Elementary, James E. Randolph Elementary, Keiko Davidson Elementary, Michael L. Griffin Elementary, Odessa […]

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Fort Bend County Judge Recognizes Health and Human Services

FORT BEND COUNTY – During Commissioners Court on May 2, 2017, Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert recognized the Fort Bend County Health & Human Services Department for receiving national recognition for their Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program and its ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. Fort Bend County’s […]