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2013-14 Federal Report Card2013-14 Federal Report Card2015-03-02T16:25:34Z<div class="ExternalClassA643F53423E7498E9787A0E41017EA7A"><p>​Katy ISD is sharing information about the State, district and your child's campus as part of our obligations under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). An information letter, along with a copy of the 2013-14 Federal Report Cards for the State, district and your campus are available for your review in the front office of your school, or online at <a href="" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a></p></div>
Beckendorff Junior High Student Wins District Spelling BeeBeckendorff Junior High Student Wins District Spelling Bee2015-02-04T16:49:06Z<div class="ExternalClassED8EA25A984D4EBF8D7861AC84C85EA6"> </div><div class="ExternalClassED8EA25A984D4EBF8D7861AC84C85EA6"><p style="font:14px/1.5 lato-reg, arial, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;"><span style="line-height:1.5;"><img alt="DSC_0005.JPG" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/DSC_0005.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:213px;vertical-align:auto;float:right;" />Beckendorff Junior High</span><strong style="line-height:1.5;font-weight:bold;"><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">student<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span><strong style="line-height:1.5;font-weight:bold;">Raksheet Kota</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>won First Place in the<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span><strong style="line-height:1.5;font-weight:bold;">2015 Katy ISD Spelling Bee</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, making it his third consecutive year as winner of the District Spelling Bee. Kota's winning word was "aperture" in the bee that went 15 rounds for nearly four hours. The 2015 Runner Up is<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span><strong style="line-height:1.5;font-weight:bold;">Basil Gopilan</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, a student at<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span><strong style="line-height:1.5;font-weight:bold;">Cinco Ranch Junior High</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">.</span><span style="line-height:1.5;"> <span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">Both students will advance to the HoustonPBS Regional Spelling Bee in March.</span></p><p style="font:14px/1.5 lato-reg, arial, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">Each year, Katy ISD fourth through eighth grade students complete a qualifying spelling test at their home campus. The top scoring students are invited to participate in campus-level spelling bees. <span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>A first place winner and an alternate from each Katy ISD elementary and junior high campus are invited to the District Spelling Bee, where they receive a certificate and trophy for their campus win. First place winners, and alternates when applicable, participate in the District Spelling Bee for a chance to move on to the regional level.</p><p style="font:14px/1.5 lato-reg, arial, sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left;color:#444444;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;font-size-adjust:none;font-stretch:normal;">The HoustonPBS Regional Spelling Bee covers 42 counties and will take place on March 28 at the Melcher Center for Public Broadcasting. The regional competition is the qualifying bee for the Scripps National Spelling Bee that will take place at the end of May in Washington, D.C.</p></div>
Carnation SalesCarnation Sales2015-01-27T20:25:19Z<div class="ExternalClass5E06EAE9E2A84C0AA7804099C96EC5B7"><p>Valentine's Day Carnation sales are back!  Order your carnations now.  Just fill out attached form or place order during all lunches starting <strong>February 4</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong>-12</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong>. </p><p><span style="line-height:1.5;text-align:center;">Thank you for your continued support!</span><span style="line-height:1.5;text-align:center;">​</span></p><p><a href="/campus/BDJH/Documents/BDJH%20Carnation%20Sales%20(2).pdf">Click here to download the order form.​</a></p></div>
Virtual Elective FairVirtual Elective Fair2015-01-26T13:50:11Z<div class="ExternalClass43ABC8A665A34CCCAF7D5EFED29482B5"><p>​Incoming 7th & 8th Grade Students:</p><p>​<a href="/campus/BDJH/SiteCollectionDocuments/Virtual%20Elective%20Fair/Virtual%20Elective%20Fair%202015.pdf">Click here ​</a>to access the Virtual Elective Fair.  You will be able to preview the courses that will be available to you next year!<br></p></div>
Katy ISD to Host Phone Bank, Answer Questions Regarding Transportation Services and SurveyKaty ISD to Host Phone Bank, Answer Questions Regarding Transportation Services and Survey2015-01-15T22:07:22Z<div class="ExternalClass28B10703CD2F46DF892C412D3DB8F424"><p><em>Address concerns regarding potential changes proposed in survey​</em><em>​</em></p><p><span style="line-height:1.5;">District representatives will be on hand to answer questions from parents and community members regarding Katy ISD Transportation Services and the current Transportation Sustainability Survey during the phone bank on</span><strong style="line-height:1.5;"> January 16, 20 </strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">and</span><strong style="line-height:1.5;"> 21</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">.</span></p><p>The community-at-large can call with questions or concerns to 281-396-6008 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Bilingual representatives will also be available. </p><p>Due to challenges in bus driver recruitment and retention, alongside enrollment growth of nearly 3,000 students yearly, Katy ISD's transportation system is facing mounting pressure. Therefore, the District is searching for solutions to adequately sustain the current transportation model.  Some of the potential options include switching to a multi-bell schedule which would impact the start and end times of all campuses and modifying the distance service.  </p><p>Therefore, Katy ISD is asking all parents and community members to take the Transportation Sustainability Survey to provide the District feedback on current use and the proposed changes.  <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>The survey will be available until Wednesday, January 21</strong></span><strong> </strong>and can be accessed online in English and Spanish at <a href="/" style="text-decoration:underline;"></a>.</p><p>The Transportation Sustainability Survey covers four topics: current transportation methods, utilization of district transportation, transportation preferences, and school start and end times.</p><p>Once the survey closes on January 21, District leaders will use the results to provide transportation recommendations. Their recommendations will be presented to the Board of Trustees in February or March.</p></div>
Upcoming Parent NightsUpcoming Parent Nights2015-01-14T19:36:24Z<div class="ExternalClass3FD31F4905E7439B866488080CF29804"><p>January 22:  Incoming 9<sup>th</sup> grade Parent Night at SLHS</p><p>January 26:  6<sup>th-</sup>7<sup>th</sup> grade Transition Parent Night at BDJH</p><p>January 27:  7<sup>th</sup> -8<sup>th</sup> grade Transition Parent Night at BDJH</p><p>January 28:  8<sup>th-</sup>9<sup>th</sup> grade Parent Night at BDJH</p><p> </p><p>Parents of current 8<sup>th</sup> graders,</p><p>In addition to the Parent Night offered at SLHS which allows you access to the SLHS campus, hear from SLHS Administrators and Counselors and hear Course Selection information about 9<sup>th</sup> grade classes, we would like to offer you the additional Parent Night at BDJH where we will discuss graduation plans and answer questions in a smaller setting for our BDJH parents.  We will have additional fliers for our families assist with the high school transition.  </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong> ​</strong></p><p>​</p></div>

Beckendorff Junior High

8200 South Fry Road

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Mindy Dickerson

Ph: 281.237.8800    Fax: 281.644.1635

School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

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