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Katy ISD Students Win Top Awards in 2016 Houston Dog Show Art Exhibit and ContestKaty ISD Students Win Top Awards in 2016 Houston Dog Show Art Exhibit and Contest2016-07-26T19:19:40Z<div class="ExternalClass786EE1884DF0442F8BC32A3B6074A0EB"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">Se</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">ven Katy ISD student art pieces recently won top awards in the annual </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Dr. Mari Jon Filla Student Art Exhibit and Contest</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, which featured 882 art entries, as part of the </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Houston World Series of Dog Shows</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">. Ruofan Zhang of Seven Lakes High School won the show's top award, "Best in Show." </span></p><p>Congratulations to the following Katy ISD students: </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Best in Show Award </strong></span><strong>- $600.00 </strong><em>(Top Award - Only one award given for show)<br></em><span style="line-height:1.5;">R</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">uofan Zhang, Grade 9, Seven Lakes HS (art teacher Madelene Buzan)</span><em style="line-height:1.5;"> <br></em><em style="line-height:1.5;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Best%20in%20Grade%209%20and%20Best%20in%20Show%20Ruofan%20Zhang.png" alt="""" style="margin:5px;vertical-align:middle;width:300px;" /></em><span style="line-height:1.5;"> </span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Best in Grade Awards</strong></span><strong>- $100.00 </strong><em>(Only one award given in each grade level)<br></em><span style="line-height:1.5;">Grade 6: </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Grace Zhang</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Beckendorff JH (art teacher – Lisa Hiscocks)<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">G</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">rade 9: </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Ruofan Zhang,</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> Seven Lakes HS (art teacher – Madelene Buzan)</span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Committee Choice Awards</strong></span><strong>- $50.00 </strong><em>(35 awards were given based on the Jurors' Top Choices</em><em>.</em><em>)<br></em><span style="line-height:1.5;">Grade 6:</span><strong style="line-height:1.5;"> Juliana Lightsey</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, West Memorial JH (art teacher – Darleen Deupree)<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">Grade 9: </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Kelsey McGinn</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS (art teacher – Lisa Matschek)<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">Grade 9: </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Jenna Seo</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Taylor HS (art teacher – Nancy Viola)<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">Grade 10: </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Kiley Torres</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS (art teacher – Lisa Matschek)<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">Grade 11: </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Iris Lee</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Taylor HS (art teacher – Nancy Viola)</span></p><p><a href="/Documents/2016%20HWSDS%20Art%20Show%20-%20Top%20Award%20Winners%20List.pdf">Click here</a> for the complete list of winners. <a href="">Click here</a> for gallery of winning artwork.</p></div>
BDJH BlastBDJH Blast2016-07-20T16:59:55Z<div class="ExternalClassB2C23CB0024D45C68A58D1D1CEC6B8D8"><p>Join us for the BDJH Blast!</p><p>When: Wednesday, August 17th  (<span style="line-height:1.5;">​1-6 PM)</span></p><p>Check back later for additional information.</p><p><br></p></div>
Cub CampCub Camp2016-07-20T16:34:29Z<div class="ExternalClassC2712160D05543F48203C2EC576576BE"><p>​<strong>​CUB CAMP—</strong><a href="" style="text-decoration:underline;outline:0px;"><strong>Click here to register your child for Cub Camp!</strong></a></p><ul><li><strong>August 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.</strong></li><li>We will have a parent session from 11:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. in the cafeteria where we will discuss our campus culture, what to expect in 6<span style="font-size:10.5px;line-height:0;vertical-align:baseline;top:-0.5em;">th</span> grade and hear from a parent panel about their child's 6<span style="font-size:10.5px;line-height:0;vertical-align:baseline;top:-0.5em;">th</span> grade experience at BDJH.</li><li>At Cub Camp, our incoming 6<span style="font-size:10.5px;line-height:0;vertical-align:baseline;top:-0.5em;">th</span> graders spend the day at BDJH.  Students work in groups to make new friends, take campus tours, participate in various sessions which focus on junior high life.​​</li></ul></div>
Algebra CampAlgebra Camp2016-07-19T15:11:44Z<div class="ExternalClass2A3FFDBA85244E5D86908511AD66B73A"><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>​Attention all parents of students enrolled for Algebra 1 in the 2016-17 school year.</strong></span>  Beckendorff is proud to announce that we will be offering an algebra prep camp to all students enrolled to take Algebra 1 next year.  This camp will give students the opportunity to meet and work with other students at Beckendorff as well as review critical skills that will help build confidence and algebraic reasoning to help ensure success in the upcoming year.</p><p> </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>This camp will be offered in three identical sessions.  </strong></span></p><p><strong>Session 1:</strong>  Monday and Tuesday – August 8<sup>th</sup> and 9<sup>th</sup> from 9AM – 12PM both days.</p><p><strong>Session 2:</strong>  Monday and Tuesday – August 8<sup>th</sup> and 9<sup>th</sup> from 1PM – 4PM both days.</p><p><strong>Session 3:</strong>  Wednesday and Thursday – August 10<sup>th</sup> and 11<sup>th</sup> from 1PM – 4PM both days.</p><p> </p><p>A two-day session is $15.  Cash or checks made out to BDJH will be accepted. Registration for these sessions will be on Monday, July 25<sup>th</sup> and Tuesday, July 26<sup>th</sup> from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM each day in the rotunda of BDJH.  You must have a completed registration form and the $15 registration fee at the time of sign-up.  You may have a friend or neighbor register your child for this camp if these times are not convenient for you.</p><p><strong>*DUE TO LIMITED SPACE, ONLY STUDENT WHO WILL BE ENROLLED IN ALGEBRA 1 AT BDJH NEXT YEAR MAY ATTEND THIS CAMP.</strong></p><h2>Please<a href="/campus/BDJH/Documents/2016%20Algebra%20Math%20Camp%20Registration%20Form.pdf"> click here ​</a>for the registration form.</h2><p><strong> </strong></p></div>
RegistrationRegistration2016-07-19T15:08:20Z<div class="ExternalClass8E0EA585EA0342A39D1FE8B6BC7565F8"><p>​Please click on the link below to obtain registration information.</p><p><br></p><p><a href="/registration/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank"></a>​<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Superintendent Finalist Signs ContractKaty ISD Superintendent Finalist Signs Contract2016-07-05T19:15:29Z<div class="ExternalClassC263E80DBB0E486CA3A5A2DE094DF9DC"><p>​<strong style="line-height:1.5;">Dr. Lawrence Hindt</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, lone finalist for the superintendent position at Katy ISD, signed his contract as presented by the Board of Trustees d<span style="font-size:14px;line-height:1.5;">uring a special board meeting on Friday, July 1</span>.</span></p><p>"Today is a very happy day for Katy ISD," said Rebecca Fox, President of the Board of Trustees.  A unanimous vote of 4-0 solidified the hiring of Dr. Hindt, who is also a graduate of Taylor High School, located within the district.  He will begin his role as superintendent of Katy ISD on August 1, 2016.</p><p>Dr. Hindt has served as superintendent of Allen ISD since March 2014. Under his leadership, the school district has earned numerous awards and recognitions, including being named as a finalist in the 2016 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards program and a finalist for the H-E-B Excellence in Education School Board Award.  The Dallas Morning News also named Allen ISD as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2015. </p><p>Prior to his role at Allen ISD, Dr. Hindt served as superintendent of schools for the Stafford Municipal School District since May 2011.  </p><p>He began his career at Fort Bend ISD as a geography, health and physical education teacher at Dulles High School.  He later became assistant principal at the school and was promoted to director of the Fort Bend ISD Technical Education Center.  He then served as principal of Dulles High School until his appointment as assistant superintendent in 2007. </p><p>Dr. Hindt completed his post-doctorate work in educational leadership at Lamar University in Beaumont and earned his doctorate from the University of Houston, his master's degree from Prairie View A&M University and his undergraduate degree from William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa.</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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