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Beckendorff Junior High

 

 

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Superintendent's Message - Strategic DesignSuperintendent's Message - Strategic Design2017-03-22T15:05:18Z<div class="ExternalClassEEBEEDAEC7F241E2AE69432522F3F470"><p>Dear Katy ISD Parents, Students, Staff and Community,</p><p>It has been exciting and motivating to see how school and community groups have come together over the past month to offer feedback and guidance as Katy ISD launches its Strategic Design. Though we are still in the early stages of its development, one thing is for sure, this community-inspired road map for Katy ISD wouldn't be complete without your input on where we're at as a district and where you hope for us to be in the near future. </p><p>There are two ways you can get involved:</p><ol style="list-style-type:decimal;"><li>Participate in our <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KISD-SD"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">online survey</span></a>, available March 21-31, 2017</li><li>Or attend one of our community-wide education summits (Dates and times below)</li></ol><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Wednesday, March 22</strong></span></p><p>Location:        Education Support Complex<br>                             6301 S. Stadium Lane<br> Time:                11 a.m. – 1 p.m.<br>                             (Snacks and refreshments provided)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Wednesday, March 22</strong></span></p><p>Location:       Morton Ranch High School<br>                             9<sup>th</sup> Grade Commons<br>                             21000 Franz Road<br> Time:               6 p.m. – 8 p.m.<br>                             (Snacks and refreshments provided)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Thursday, March 30</strong></span></p><p>Location:             Education Support Complex<br>                             6301 S. Stadium Lane<br> Time:                   11 a.m. – 1 p.m.<br>                             (Snacks and refreshments provided)</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Thursday, March 30</strong></span></p><p>Location:       Cinco Ranch High School<br>                             Main Commons<br>                             23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd<br> Time:                6 p.m. – 8 p.m.<br>                             (Snacks and refreshments provided)</p><p>During these four education summits, community members will have the opportunity to hear more about Katy ISD's strategic design process, as well as share their highest hopes and aspirations for their children. In an effort to develop a much needed and long-term strategic direction with measurable action steps, we encourage all community members to attend at least one summit.  Please <a href="https://goo.gl/forms/LVmLRBtpiRglpCP33"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">RSVP</span></a> if you will be able to attend.</p><p>We look forward to your involvement!</p><p>Lance Hindt, Ed.D.<br> <em>Superintendent</em></p></div>
Federal Programs Public MeetingFederal Programs Public Meeting2017-03-20T16:02:54Z<div class="ExternalClass5F074ABF5A754E0BBBB1C642318B3392"><p>A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the ESC in Room 1200BCG. This public meeting will address ESEA Title I, Title II, Title III, IDEA B Special Education, High School Accelerated Instruction and Carl D. Perkins CTE programs as implemented in the 2016-2017 school year and as proposed for 2017-2018 school year. The staff and the public are invited to comment on these programs. A written statement for the record must accompany all comments made. In addition, parent and teacher surveys have been created to gather input on these programs. The links to each electronic survey are listed below. </p><p>• Parent Survey (English): <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CRPCDGC"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CRPCDGC</strong></span></a><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong> </strong></span></p><p>• Parent Survey (Spanish): <a href="https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/J8BKNBN"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/J8BKNBN</strong></span></a><strong> </strong></p><p>• Campus Survey: <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JCT3XKV"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JCT3XKV</strong></span></a><strong> </strong>(Administrators, Teachers, Instructional Paraprofessionals) </p></div>
Katy ISD Student Named National Geographic State Bee SemifinalistKaty ISD Student Named National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist2017-03-10T22:26:36Z<div class="ExternalClass2636E152D36244EDBAE7DC5C5D589C24"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Beckendorff Junior High eighth-grader </span>Prasaan<span style="text-align:justify;"> Singhal has been selected to compete in the 2017 Texas National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held in Bedford, TX on Friday, March 31, 2017.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, which is now in its 29<sup>th</sup> year.  Fourth- through eighth-graders throughout the state of Texas participated in competitions at their campuses to determine the school champion.  These champions submitted a qualifying test to the National Geographic Society.  The organization invited the top-scoring students to compete in the State Bees. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Each state champion will receive $100, the 4<sup>th</sup> Edition of the National Geographic Concise Atlas of the World and a trip to Washington, DC to represent their state in the National Geographic Bee Championship held at National Geographic Society headquarters on May 14-17, 2017. The national champion will receive a $50,000 college scholarship, a lifetime membership in the Society, including a subscription to National Geographic magazine and an all-expenses paid Lindblad expedition to the Galápagos Islands aboard the new National Geographic Endeavour ll. Travel for the trip is provided by Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic. Visit <a href="http://www.natgeobee.org/">www.natgeobee.org</a> for more information on the National Geographic Bee.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD will air the 2017 National Geographic Bee Championship, moderated by journalist and humorist Mo Rocca, on Friday, May 19, at 8 p.m. ET. Public television stations will broadcast the final round at a later date. Check local television listings for the air date and time in your area.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Prasaan%20Singhai.jpg" alt="Prasaan Singhai.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Hosts 32nd Annual Katy Folk Life FestivalKaty ISD Hosts 32nd Annual Katy Folk Life Festival2017-03-10T17:57:22Z<div class="ExternalClassFBCC3E45998D4D8CB45B80BDB249EB75"><p>Ever wondered what life was like in the late 1800's for the pioneers of early Texas?  At the upcoming 32<sup>nd</sup> Annual <a href="/dept/olc/Pages/FolkLifeFestival.aspx">Katy Folk Life Festival</a><strong>, </strong>visitors will get a chance to experience pioneer life by seeing how they dressed, how they survived, the types of foods they prepared and even where their children went to school, among other activities.  Admission is only $1.</p><p><strong>Where:</strong> <br>Kenneth D. Welch Outdoor Learning Center <br>6301 S. Stadium Lane<br> Katy, TX 77494</p><p><strong>When: <br></strong>Saturday, April 1<br>9 a.m. - 4 p.m.</p></div>
"Legacy Stadium" Approved As New Name for Katy ISD Second Stadium"Legacy Stadium" Approved As New Name for Katy ISD Second Stadium2017-03-02T17:46:25Z<div class="ExternalClassAD5D67E702D24C9898BAFD9BBCAC6B19"><p>With a unanimous vote of 7-0, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees approved tonight "Legacy Stadium" as the new name for the Student Activity Facility:  Second Stadium.  Additionally and as part of the Naming Committee's recommendation, the field will be named after former coach Mike Johnston.  This state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility will open up Fall of 2017 and will be part of the Academy Sports + Outdoors Student Activities Complex.</p><div class="ExternalClass7723FF78827548DDAEA7C194019BB79C"><p>This February, the Second Stadium Naming Advisory Committee was tasked with identifying a name for the Second Stadium that would align with the values and core beliefs of Katy ISD.  The committee began with a solicitation of name nominations from the Katy ISD community from February 8-17.  After careful review, the committee presented a recommendation during the Board of Trustees Work Study Meeting on Tuesday, February 21.  Dozens of attendees, including parents, teachers, staff and community members offered their input at the forum.</p><p>Click <a href="http://tinyurl.com/gl2vq2l">here</a> to see photos of recent Second Stadium construction.<br></p><p> </p><p> </p></div></div>
Soccer Season InformationSoccer Season Information2017-02-27T15:00:20Z<div class="ExternalClassA646A8F1C349430C95250AA15F68F29A"><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Girls Soccer Information</span><br></p><p>Tryouts for girls will begin on March 27th with a mile run timed in P.E. </p><p>-March 28th 7th grade girls will have tryouts from 2:50-5:00pm.</p><p>-March 29th 8th grade girls will have tryouts from 2:50-5:00pm.</p><p>-March 30th both 7th and 8th grade girls from 2:50-4:30pm</p><p>-March 31st both 7th and 8th grade girls from 2:50-4:30pm</p><p>Final teams will be made on this date.</p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Boys Soccer Tryout Schedule</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p></p><p>7th Grade Tryouts</p><p>Tuesday, March 28th – 2:45 to 5:00 pm</p><p>Wednesday, March 29th – No Tryouts</p><p>Thursday, March 30th – 3:30 to 5:30 pm</p><p>Friday, March 31st – 3:30 to 5:00 pm</p><p></p><p>8th Grade Tryouts</p><p>Tuesday, March 28th – No Tryouts</p><p>Wednesday, March 29th – 2:45 to 5:00 pm</p><p>Thursday, March 30th – 3:30 to 5:30 pm</p><p>Friday, March 31st – 3:30 to 5:00 pm​</p><p>​</p></div>

Beckendorff Junior High

8200 South Fry Road

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Dr. Ethan Crowell

Ph: 281.237.8800    Fax: 281.644.1635

School Hours: 7:25 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

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