City of Katy

Congressman Michael McCaul on a recent trip to Katy - Covering Katy photo

McCaul Bill to Improve Pediatric Cancer Research

KATY, Texas (Covering Katy News) – Congressman Michael McCaul, R-TX, is applauding President Trump for signing into law the Research to Accelerate Cures and Equity for Children Act. RACE, as the bill is known, will now allow the most innovative adult treatments for cancer to be studied for use in children. “Today is a big win for children suffering with cancer […]

The press box and home seating area of Legacy Stadium. Covering Katy photo

Legacy Stadium Dedicated and Open for Business

CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy ISD welcomed parents, students, staff and community members to Mike Johnston Field at Legacy Stadium Thursday evening.  There were special performances by all eight high school bands and choir directors and their music resonated across the facility where countless attendees came to take part in a historical moment, […]

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Congressman McCaul Addresses Economic Issues in Katy and Waller County

WALLER COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Transportation, employment training and healthcare were the top issues emerging from a meeting between Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and economic leaders in Waller and western Harris Counties. The Waller County Economic Development Partnership took part in the meeting along with business and economic leaders in the Katy area.  Katy is […]

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Every Katy ISD School Passes the STAAR Test

KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District achieved a passing grade on the 2016-2017 State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam. STAAR tests measure student achievement and knowledge in four academic categories, as well as student progress and post-secondary readiness. “We are very proud of that one test that we took. All […]

Dr. Lance Hindt with Bryant Students on the firs day of school. CK photo

Superintendent Hindt Speaks One-on-One With Covering Katy – The School Board, Property Taxes, The Stadium, The Bond

No Holds Barred Interview with Dr. Lance Hindt KATY, Texas (Covering Katy) – Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt has been on the job for one year; Aug. 1, 2017, was his anniversary. He sat down with Covering Katy to talk about the successes, and challenges, of the first year, and what’s ahead […]

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. […]