Education

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JET Band March-A-Thon Travels Through Eight Katy Neighborhoods – Video

KATY (Covering Katy News) – The James E. Taylor High School Marching Band entertained residents in several Katy neighborhoods on Saturday. The JET Band March-A-Thon made stops in eight neighborhoods that feed into Taylor High School. Nottingham Country Elementary Randall’s Parking Lot – N. Fry and Britannia Wolfe Elementary Epiphany Catholic Church – Northside back parking […]

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KISD’s New Legacy Stadium Seen as a Big Classroom for Students

CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – When fans attend Friday night football games at the new Legacy Stadium, the players, bands, cheerleaders and drill teams are obviously the big attractions. But they’re part of an even larger educational story. The Katy Independent School District, which opens its new stadium this fall after two years […]

Dr. Hindt and Felice Bryant greet students at Bryant Elementary School. CK photo

School is Open in Katy with a big Welcome from Superintendent Lance Hindt – Video

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – Dressed in a black suit with a tie emblazoned with school buses, Superintendent Lance Hindt greeted parents and students outside Bryant Elementary School Wednesday morning.  Also on hand were the couple who the school is named for, Felice and Bob Bryant. They are both long-time, well-respected educators […]

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All Harmony Public Schools’ Campuses Meet State Academic Readiness Standards

This story is brought to you by Harmony School of Innovation. Seven Campuses, Three Districts, also Receive Distinctions HOUSTON/KATY (Covering Katy News) – Harmony Public Schools, Texas’ largest charter school network, announced Wednesday that all of its campuses achieved a perfect 100 percent passing grade on the 2016-2017 State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam. […]

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Superintendent Lance Hindt Inspires Staff at 2017 Katy ISD Convocation

KATY, TX (Covering Katy News) Convocation is defined as “the action of calling people together for a large formal assembly,” but Katy ISD Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt is not big fan of formality. This year’s Katy Independent School District Convocation had a luau theme. Teachers and administrators were urged to dress like they were attending a […]

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Katy ISD School Board Member George Scott Elected to TASB Board of Directors

AUSTIN (Covering Katy News) ―The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has elected George Scott of  the Katy Independent School District to fill the large district interim position on the TASB Board of Directors, representing Region 4E. His nomination also serves to elect him to a two-year term on the TASB Board that will begin […]

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Three New Schools Set to Open in Katy ISD

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – There are three new schools opening in the Katy Independent School District this fall.  Paetow High, Stockdick Junior High and Bryant Elementary.  Here are some facts about each school’s namesakes: Paetow High School Patricia E. Paetow was a lifelong educator who dedicated nearly 30 years to Katy ISD before […]

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No Homework Nights Coming to Katy ISD

KATY – According to several media reports, the Katy Independent School District has officially adopted a policy of having no homework nights.  The plan, reportedly, is designed to allow families to have more time together without having to be concerned about kids completing homework assignments. Katy ISD has blocked off six “family nights” on its […]