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Mayor Chuck Brawner Upbeat about City in Address to Katy Business Association

CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy’s newly elected mayor, Chuck Brawner, sees great things ahead for the city after his first 60 days on the job. That was his message on Wednesday afternoon as he addressed the Katy Business Association. “We are open for business!” Mayor Brawner said. He carried the message that he’ll […]

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Katy School Board Receptive to $609 Million Bond Proposal

KATY, Texas (Covering Katy) – The public and the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees were provided details of the proposed 2017 education bond on Monday night. The $609 million bond proposal, if approved by the school board and placed on the November ballot, would include funds for new schools, improvements at existing facilities, […]

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Katy ISD Teachers Named Finalists for Region 4 Teacher of the Year

  KATY, Texas (Covering Katy) – Katy ISD’s 2017 District-wide Elementary Teacher of the Year Kristal Parrish and Secondary Teacher of the Year Phuong Nguyen have been selected as finalists in the Region 4 Teacher of the Year program. Ms. Parrish is a fifth grade teacher at WoodCreek Elementary where she teaches reading, writing and […]

HCC University Partnerships Boost Student Opportunities

The following is brought to you by Houston Community College. NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – While working in the oil and gas industry after high school, Lisa-Marie Sicard realized that she too could be an engineer. She wanted to challenge herself and pursue an engineering degree. Houston Community College (HCC) provided the cost-effective and […]

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Fireworks Set for July 1 in Katy

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) –  The City of Katy has announced that this year’s annual Freedom Celebration and Fireworks Display will be Saturday, July 1, 2017. By celebrating on Saturday, city officials hope it will allow the largest possible turnout. “We hope this will allow as many families as possible to attend and participate […]

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Katy ISD Staff Member Selected as 2017 Texas A&M Dean Roundtable Honoree

  KATY (Katy ISD) – Elizabeth Moreland-Mason, Instructional Officer for Special Education Curriculum and Instruction K-12 for the Katy Independent School District, has been selected as a 2017 Texas A&M University Dean’s Roundtable honoree. The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) recently honored Moreland-Mason among 28 other transformational leaders from across the state for being […]