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Katy ISD Community Education Registration Now Openhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=853Katy ISD Community Education Registration Now Open2018-01-18T20:31:35Z<div class="ExternalClass7FEF873CE2F24457AD30079AAAF37A2E"><p>The Spring 2018 Katy ISD Community Education classes are now open for registration. The purpose of Community Education is to provide the general public with learning opportunities including self-improvement, enrichment, recreation and academic courses.</p><p>Classes include learning opportunities pertaining to recreational activities, arts and crafts, health and personal development, foreign languages, business and industry skills, finance, computer applications, driver education, college preparatory, and multiple online courses.</p><p>For more information, visit the <a href="/dept/ce/Documents/Community_Education_Course_Catalog.pdf">Community Education catalog online</a> or call 281-396-6365. </p></div>
Katy ISD Schools and Facilities will be Open on Thursdayhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=852Katy ISD Schools and Facilities will be Open on Thursday2018-01-17T17:49:33Z<div class="ExternalClass45327344F3D74EAA87BE2E26567FCEF0"><p>Katy ISD campuses and school facilities will be open and operating on a regular schedule on Thursday, January 18.  Likewise, after-school activities and programs, including athletics and fine arts events, will continue as scheduled.<br></p><p>Thank you for your patience and support during this weather event.  We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow.</p><p><br></p><p></p></div>
Katy ISD Invites Parents to Gifted and Talented Summer Program Expohttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=848Katy ISD Invites Parents to Gifted and Talented Summer Program Expo2018-01-12T23:05:53Z<div class="ExternalClass1F0BCC9DF4F2497783C3FB18F2B934F7"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">Katy Independent School District invites parents to the Gifted and Talented (GT) Summer Program Expo hosted by the Houston Area Cooperative for the Gifted and Talented.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">The expo will be open to all Houston area parents with students identified as gifted and talented.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Participants will be given the opportunity to learn about summer programs and scholarships offered through the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT), as well as a chance to visit with representatives from various camps open to K-12 students.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Nine informational sessions, focused on a variety of topics, will be available for parents.</span><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span></p><p><span style="text-align:justify;"></span><span style="text-align:justify;">Pre-registration is recommended due to seating limitations.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Click the </span><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d49a8a628a4f58-houston" style="text-align:justify;">GT Summer Program Expo</a><span style="text-align:justify;"> link to register or for additional details.</span></p><p><strong>Where:</strong>         <br>Wilchester Elementary School (Spring Branch ISD)<br>13618 St. Mary's<br>Houston, TX  77079</p><p><strong>When:</strong><strong>          <br></strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Saturday, January 20, 2018<br></strong></span><strong>9 a.m. – 12 p.m.</strong></p><p></p></div>
FLU INFO FROM THE KHS NURSEShttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=221FLU INFO FROM THE KHS NURSES2018-01-11T13:55:16Z<div class="ExternalClassD849EB300B2F4F4E91ACE437E4E2B67F"><p>​</p><p>We take the health of our students seriously and work very hard to keep these viruses from spreading.    We regularly clean frequently touched areas such as door knobs, stair rails, telephones, computer keyboards, and bathroom faucets and fixtures.  We also instruct students and staff to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) <strong><em>Take 3</em></strong> approach to fight the flu:</p><ol><li><strong> Get the flu vaccine every year</strong></li><li><strong> Take everyday preventative actions to stop the spread of germs:</strong></li></ol><ul><li>Wash hands often with soap and water, or use alcohol-based hand sanitizers when soap and water are not available,</li><li>Cover coughs with a disposable tissue or cough into their sleeve,</li><li>Avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth,</li><li>Avoid  close contact with sick individuals,</li><li>Avoid sharing cups and eating utensils, and</li><li>Stay home when sick.</li></ul><ol start="3"><li><strong> Take flu antiviral drugs if your healthcare provider prescribes them</strong></li></ol><p>You can help us maintain a healthy school environment in a variety of ways:</p><ul><li>Make sure your children receive all recommended immunizations, including an annual flu vaccine,</li><li>Reinforce all of the above preventive behaviors practiced at school,</li><li>Make sure children get plenty of exercise, sleep, and healthy food, and</li><li>Keep sick children home, especially if they have a fever above 100<sup>o</sup> F, diarrhea, vomiting, or a severe cough.</li></ul><p>A couple additional important points:</p><ul><li>Notify your child’s healthcare provider if your child develops difficulty breathing or a new onset of wheezing, and</li><li>If your child has asthma, please make sure we have a copy of your child’s Asthma Action Plan.</li></ul><p>Important information about preventing the flu can be found at these websites:</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/children.htm%20and%202">http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/children.htm and 2</a></li><li><a href="https://katyisd.parentlink.net/main/messages/www.preventchildhoodinfluenza.org/school">preventchildhoodinfluenza.org/school</a></li></ul><p style="text-align:center;">__________________________</p><p style="text-align:center;">Katy High School</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Shelby White RN BSN<br></strong>Main Campus Clinic<br>Phone: 281-237-6726<br>Fax: 281-644-1711</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Kimberly Nichols, LVN<br></strong>West Campus Clinic<br>Phone: 281-237-6729<br>Fax: 281-644-1710​​</p></div>
Sadie Hawkins Dance Ticket Sales http://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=220Sadie Hawkins Dance Ticket Sales 2018-01-04T23:10:10Z<div class="ExternalClassDFF1A00A69374858A36FABC5AB750EBA"><p>​The Sadie Hawkins Dance is back and Katy High School is requesting volunteers to assist with the sale of tickets during lunch at both campuses from <strong>January 16th through January 19th</strong>.  Please sign up for any and all lunches you can help out by clicking on the link below.  </p><p><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084baea729aafe3-sadie">http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084baea729aafe3-sadie</a></p></div>
PROJECT GRAD COOKIE SALEShttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=219PROJECT GRAD COOKIE SALES2018-01-04T23:09:20Z<div class="ExternalClass8EF3417BB6454BEEB937611A74E758F5"><p>​<span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Project Grad is seeking volunteers to bake cookies at school and sell cookies and spiritwear  each Friday throughout the year. Volunteers to make it a success - you do not need to be a senior parent to participate! Please sign up at the link below if you can help out. </span><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084baea729aafe3-project"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084baea729aafe3-project</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></span>​</p></div>
Dyslexia Parent and Educator Canvas Pagehttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=218Dyslexia Parent and Educator Canvas Page2018-01-03T19:09:50Z<div class="ExternalClass92E7086FA96442CCBD5E31ECCD930C9C"><span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">This course provides information and resources to parents and teachers, mostly benefiting those whose children have been identified as having dyslexia. </span><a href="https://katyisd.instructure.com/courses/181816"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">https://katyisd.instructure.com/courses/181816</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></span>​<br></div>
Katy ISD Earns Place on AP® District Honor Rollhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=845Katy ISD Earns Place on AP® District Honor Roll2018-01-03T18:22:03Z<div class="ExternalClass67ECF89F25FF4800A48169BCD7DE7D05"><p style="text-align:left;"><span style="text-align:left;">Katy ISD is one of 447 school districts in the United States and Canada being honored by College Board with placement on the </span><strong style="text-align:left;">8</strong><strong style="text-align:left;"><sup>th</sup></strong><strong style="text-align:left;"> Annual </strong><strong style="text-align:left;">AP</strong><strong style="text-align:left;"><sup>®</sup></strong><strong style="text-align:left;"> District Honor Roll</strong><span style="text-align:left;"> for increasing access to Advanced Placement (AP) course work while simultaneously improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP exams.</span><br></p><p>From 2015 to 2017, the number of AP exams administered in Katy ISD increased by 23 percent.  The number of students participating in AP exams increased 26 percent to 9,478 in 2017 and the number of students receiving a 3 or higher increased by 24.6% in those two years.  </p><p>To be included on the AP District Honor Roll, participating districts must: </p><ul><li>Increase participation/access to AP course work by at least 4 percent in large districts, at least 6 percent in medium districts and at least 11 percent in small districts.</li><li>Increase or maintain the percentage of exams taken by Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students who scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam.</li><li>Improve or maintain performance levels when comparing the percentage of students in 2017 scoring a 3 or higher to those in 2015, unless the district has already attained a performance level at which more than 70 percent of its AP students are scoring a 3 or higher. </li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">For more information on the AP District Honor Roll, visit the <a href="http://professionals.collegeboard.com/k-12/awards/ap-district-honor-roll">College Board website</a>.</p></div>
Katy ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick Starthttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=844Katy ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick Start2018-01-03T17:12:57Z<div class="ExternalClass68FD71E0EB65487FADCD7A9E60E6EB61"><p>Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – KEYS – the Katy ISD mentor initiative, is hosting a mid-year program kick start on Friday, January 19<sup>th</sup>, from 8-9:30 a.m. at Legacy Stadium.  Katy ISD campus KEYS Liaisons will be on hand to greet and host their mentors along with any community members who might be interested in becoming a mentor.  </p><p>KEYS is a relationship, not a tutoring, program that matches a caring adult with a student on the brink of success. Mentors make a one-school-year commitment and meet with their students for up to one hour each week, on campus, during the school day, during the school year.  Recent KEYS survey results showed that 88% of KEYS students increased grades, 80% decreased absences and 87% decreased discipline referrals.</p><p>Over its 22-year-history, thousands of mentors have changed the trajectory of their KEYS student's lives.  And although the school year is at the halfway point, hundreds of Katy ISD students are waiting for a mentor of their own.  If you have <strong>ever thought about becoming a mentor</strong>, or if you are <strong>already a KEYS mentor</strong>, please join us at the KEYS Kick Start.  Please <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KRQ7SBP"><strong>RSVP online</strong></a>, or go to <a href="/">www.katyisd.org</a> and click on "Partners in Education" under the "Community" tab to learn more about KEYS.  For additional information please contact Martha Brown at 281.396.2468, or <a href="mailto:marthabrown@katyisd.org">marthabrown@katyisd.org</a>.  </p><p><strong>About Katy ISD Partners in Education </strong>– Katy ISD Partners in Education creates school-support opportunities for parents, businesses and the community by offering a wide variety of options amenable to every schedule, talent and expertise.  We bring volunteers into Katy ISD classrooms at each campus and all grade levels.  To learn more, visit Partners in Education under the "Community" tab at <a href="/">www.katyisd.org</a>.</p></div>
Katy ISD "No Texting and Driving" Video Receives Innovation Awardhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=841Katy ISD "No Texting and Driving" Video Receives Innovation Award2017-12-12T01:28:12Z<div class="ExternalClass82D7DE86B28D4008A11E372D6C08BD77"><p></p><p style="text-align:left;"><span>T</span><span>he Katy Independent School District receives the 2017 Risk Ma</span><span>nagement Innovation Award for its "No Texting and Driving" video. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Risk Management Department, along with employees from Communications, Human Resources, Curriculum and Instruction and the Katy ISD Police Department produced the video to provide awareness of the new "no texting and driving" statewide law which took effect on September 1, 2017.  The video was distributed to over three million people as well as to the top 100 school districts in the nation.  Prior to the law taking effect the video was disseminated to all Katy ISD schools and till this day it is used as an informative piece to save lives.</p><p>Click here to view the <a href="https://youtu.be/ckcrcZG61rs">"No Texting and Driving" video</a>.​</p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/IMG_0294%20-%20smaller%20for%20web.jpg" alt="IMG_0294 - smaller for web.jpg" style="margin:5px;" />​<br></p><p>(Attribution from left to right:  Bill Lacy, Board of Trustee, Brandy Richard, Employee Relations Coordinator for Human Resources, Tiffany Shirey, English Language Arts Teacher at Paetow High School and Lance Nauman, Director of Katy ISD Risk Management.)</p></div>
Choir Spirit Night at Freddieshttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=217Choir Spirit Night at Freddies2017-12-11T16:45:11Z<div class="ExternalClass2FE0817C94664C17A6403153A7C16DBF"><p>​Katy High School Choir is having a spirit night at Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers on Tuesday, December 12th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.  Please bring in the attached flier and Katy Choir will receive 20% of your purchase.   Come join us for a  crazy, good time.  We look forward to seeing you there!</p><p><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/Choir%20Spirit%20night%20at%20Freddies%20-%2012-12-17.jpg">Choir Spirit night at Freddies - 12-12-17.jpg</a>​<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Operating on Regular Schedule Todayhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=840Katy ISD Operating on Regular Schedule Today2017-12-08T11:59:14Z<div class="ExternalClassA44658C2DB52476E9C2433F37188428F"><p>The Katy Independent School District will be operating on a regular schedule today.  Drivers are advised to take extra precautions on potentially icy roads.  Parents, staff and community members should also continue to monitor local media and the <a href="/Pages/default.aspx">Katy ISD website</a> for all updates. Our official channels of communication are:<br></p><ul><li><a href="/sites/mobileapp/Pages/default.aspx">Katy ISD "OnTheGo" app</a></li><li>Website: <a href="/">www.Katyisd.org</a></li><li>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/katyisd">@katyisd</a></li><li>Superintendent's Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/KatyISDSupt">@katyisdsupt</a></li><li>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Katy-ISD-113148448705253/">Katy ISD Facebook</a></li></ul><p> </p></div>
HOUR OF CODEhttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=216HOUR OF CODE2017-12-06T14:00:25Z<div class="ExternalClass27E86415588342ACB3BEE3271CFC2FB4"><p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;">Got Code? Ever wonder what coding is all about? Do you want to try your hand at coding?</span></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><a href="https://youtu.be/FC5FbmsH4fw"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">The Hour of Code</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">During the week of December 4th through the 8th, KHS will have a Canvas Course available for students to explore code! All levels welcome! So sign in to Canvas and look for KISD Hour of Code in your courses.</span></p><div><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div></span>​</div>
Kendra Scott Sale to Benefit Project Grad 2018http://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=215Kendra Scott Sale to Benefit Project Grad 20182017-12-06T13:59:47Z<div class="ExternalClass8457D9175E4747359686CFBA78D9AFD0"><p>​Kendra Scott will be at the school on <strong>Friday, Dec 8th, </strong>at Main campus from during all three lunches. They will Be bringing their winter collection and new pieces, so if there is something they would like to order off the site they just need to fill out the order form and email to me at khsprograd_18@yahoo.com  no later than Wed. 12/6. Order forms are in the front office. Anyone can purchase. All proceeds benefit Project Graduation 2018.</p></div>
AP Exam registrationhttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=214AP Exam registration2017-12-06T13:58:51Z<div class="ExternalClassE0EABA19DB21437E9B72D6D60CCF5F61"><p>​<span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">AP Exam registration will be February 5th-25th.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> Exams will be $98 each. For students taking multiple exams, there will be a $10 discount for each additional exam. Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch will pay $16.50 per exam. Directions to register and a link will be provided as the registration date approaches. </span></span>​</p></div>
PASA Project Continued Growth in Katy ISDhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=838PASA Project Continued Growth in Katy ISD2017-12-05T02:24:28Z<div class="ExternalClass0E2E0DA5FE5D4FA98D13BBD60E6F2FC1"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">During the December Katy ISD Board of Trustees meeting, Population and Survey Analysts (PASA) presented the Katy Independent School District 2017 Demographic Update an</span><span style="text-align:justify;">d provided student enrollment projections for the upcoming years.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">According to PASA, Katy ISD is expected to reach nearly <strong>100,000</strong> students by 2027.  Based on the current growth rate, Katy ISD has been ranked second in adding students in Texas.  During the past five years, over 13,000 new students have enrolled in Katy ISD, more than any other school district in the Greater Houston area.  By September 2017, Katy ISD ranked fourth in adding new single family housing.  While the district is currently 65% built out, PASA projects the majority of all remaining growth in Katy is expected to take place in the northwest quadrant of the district.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD works closely with PASA to determine attendance boundary modifications needed as the district continues to grow and new schools are added.</p></div>
Second Semester Parking Opportunitieshttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=213Second Semester Parking Opportunities2017-11-30T16:59:43Z<div class="ExternalClass85D55F1C34174D4887BCE80A20917EAD"><p>​We will have additional student parking spots available at the beginning of the second semester and we are making them available for purchase to any student in 10-12<sup>th</sup> grade.  Students will be able to purchase a parking tag beginning on January 2, 2018 and must meet all parking requirements by that time. The parking application is attached to this email.</p><div><p>Any student who is interested in purchasing one of the available spots can sign up in the 11<sup>th</sup> grade office during school hours Monday, December 4<sup>th</sup> until Wednesday, December 13<sup>th</sup>.  If more students sign up than we have available spots, a random drawing will be conducted and students will be notified.  Any remaining students will be placed on a waiting list.</p><p>Students will have to purchase their parking tag on January 2<sup>nd</sup>, 8-11 am or before school on January 3<sup>rd</sup>.  Students cannot park on campus until the day after they purchase their parking tag.  Any parking tags that are not purchased at the end of the day on January 3<sup>rd</sup> will be made available to students on the waiting list, or on a first-come, first-served basis.​</p><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/2017-18_KHS_PARKING_PACKET.pdf">2017-18_KHS_PARKING_PACKET.pdf</a>​<br>​</div></div>
3RD SIX INTERIM PROGRESS REPORTShttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=2123RD SIX INTERIM PROGRESS REPORTS2017-11-27T18:47:12Z<div class="ExternalClassC0BBC0FE96A64A68A12E17232DC940E8"><p>​Progress Reports will be handed out Thursday, Nov 30th during First Period Class.​</p></div>
EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES FORMhttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=211EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES FORM2017-11-27T18:45:03Z<div class="ExternalClass5D78AE5A8D0E471DB3897CB8E4549900"><p>​All forms are due by 3 PM on December 6th to grade level assistant principal’s office.  </p><span><p><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/2017_Fall_Extenuating_Circumstances_Form.pdf">Fall Extenuating Circumstances Form</a></p><div><br></div></span>​</div>
FALL FINAL EXAM SCHEDULEhttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=210FALL FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE2017-11-27T18:44:31Z<div class="ExternalClassD3851E767F3240478A0DF586286AED45"><p>​The Fall Final Exam Schedule is posted on the School Website under Publications and Documents. Students must attend through 5th period on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.</p><span><p><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/2017_Fall_Final_Exam_Bell_Schedule.pdf">Fall Final Exam Schedule</a></p><div><br></div></span>​</div>
PACE CLASS FOR JUNIOR STUDENTShttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=209PACE CLASS FOR JUNIOR STUDENTS2017-11-17T13:59:28Z<div class="ExternalClass5B101DFB397F4659ABD605FA9ADBE1CF"><p><strong>​Parents of junior GT students or juniors with a 3.8+ GPA: </strong>The PACE class is an elective course at Miller Career & Technology Center that carries a 5.0 GPA weight and is limited to GT students or students with a 3.8+ GPA. If you are a parent of a junior who meets the requirement, please consider this unique internship opportunity for his/her senior year through the PACE program. You can visit the teacher’s webpage at <a href="http://staff.katyisd.org/sites/9800559/Pages/PACE.aspx">http://staff.katyisd.org/sites/9800559/Pages/PACE.aspx</a>  for detailed information.  Students have a rare opportunity through PACE to intern in any field they want, to gain valuable experience and industry knowledge, and to learn what it means to be a professional.<strong> Deadline for application is February 9, 2018.</strong></p></div>
Friends of Katy High School http://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=208Friends of Katy High School 2017-11-17T13:54:42Z<div class="ExternalClass58C2F0A4FABF483293BDDC45A19AAF1E"><p>​Friends of Katy High School is the member-based volunteer organization at Katy High School comprised of parents, faculty, alumni and community. We are dedicated to reinforcing KHS academic standards by providing tools and support to enhance the educational opportunities for every student. We provide educational materials, student scholarships, teacher scholarships and support to the faculty where needed.</p><p>In an effort raise funds to support these goals, we will be holding a Fun Food Friday on December 1st. To ensure this a smooth and successful day, we would appreciate any volunteers to assist with sales during breakfast and any/or all lunch periods. The more the merrier and the kids LOVE seeing you!</p><p>To volunteer, please click on the link below. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Goerig at <a href="mailto:kellygoerig@sbcglobal.net"><strong>kellygoerig@sbcglobal.net</strong></a> or 832-795-7496.</p><p><strong>Thank you for your continued support of the "Friends of Katy"!</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084BAEA729AAFE3-volunteers2">www.SignUpGenius.com/go/508084BAEA729AAFE3-volunteers2</a> ​</p></div>
Jason Learning ARGONAUT Adventure 2018 Application Now Openhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=833Jason Learning ARGONAUT Adventure 2018 Application Now Open2017-11-17T14:51:14Z<div class="ExternalClass39D307618588478E8552EDD42BE1AFCE"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Do you love science and are you interested in working with researchers as they gather data in the field? The Jason Learning Argonaut Adventure might be a good fit for you. One Katy ISD student (age 13-17 on June 1st, 2018) and one Katy ISD secondary teacher will be selected to participate in an all-expense paid Argonaut Adventure this summer. View the <a href="https://tinyurl.com/Argonaut2018">application and FAQs </a>for more information.   Application deadline is Jan. 15th, 2018.</p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></div>
Race to Nowherehttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=207Race to Nowhere2017-11-13T19:19:26Z<div class="ExternalClass55FB5C976F224BEF8CFB3891A3E66E41"><p>​Is your child struggling over scheduling, over testing and the pressure to achieve? If your answer is "Yes," then Race to Nowhere is a must see.  Taylor High School TPA invites parents, students and educators in Katy ISD to attend the viewing of "Race to Nowhere" Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm at James E. Taylor High School, Main Commons Area. Race to Nowhere is a call to action for families, educators and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America. Join the conversation following the documentary on how this impacts our students.  For more information, contact Sharon Dworaczyk at <a href="mailto:Sharonandpatrick@sbcglobal..net">sharonandpatrick@sbcglobal.net </a>with any questions. The link to sign-up is on the Taylor High School TPA website:  <a href="http://www.thstpa.org/">www.thstpa.org</a>.  This opportunity will cost $10/family or $5/individual. Proceeds from this film will go towards the Katy ISD Education Foundation Harvey Relief Fundraiser.​</p></div>
​YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE NOWhttp://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=206​YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE NOW2017-11-08T22:51:54Z<div class="ExternalClassC2ABCCADE36E47B39F805C936484F6E9"><div>​The Yearbook is on sale NOW! </div><div>3 Easy ways to order!</div><div>Order online at <a href="http://www.balfour.com/">www.balfour.com</a>!Type your school name to begin the ordering process.</div><div>Pick up an order form and mail it in with your check or money order. Order forms are available in the Front Office Reception Area</div><div>Call 1-800-944-5930 to order with credit/debit card.</div><div>Last day to order your 2018 Tiger Echo Yearbook at $68 is December 31.</div><div>Price goes up in January!</div><div>Senior Parents: Senior Ads can be purchased at <a href="http://www.balfour.com/">www.balfour.com ​</a></div><div><br></div><div><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/2017-2018_Yearbooksale.pdf">Printable Flyer​</a></div></div>
Project Grad Update 11-08-2017http://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=205Project Grad Update 11-08-20172017-11-08T17:09:14Z<div class="ExternalClass9C981F03AAFD4D078F0851841AED0ADF"><p>​</p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li><strong>Project Grad is still seeking volunteers to bake at school and sell cookies</strong> this Friday (and each Friday throughout the year). Volunteers to make it a success - you do not need to be a senior parent to participate! Please sign up at the link below if you can help out. <a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084baea729aafe3-project">http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084baea729aafe3-project</a></li><li>Project Grad will be <strong>at the schoo</strong>l<strong> </strong>this week selling shirts and other senior merchandise. Tickets for the <strong>Home for the Holidays</strong> market which will be held the 17,18, &19 will be sold for $20 as well as $10 coupon cards for the Pizza Shoppe Katy which are a $25 value</li><li>Project Grad will be hosting a <strong>Ladies Night Out in Old Town Katy</strong> in front of the Old Town Katy Floral Shop on <strong>November 16th from 3-8 pm</strong>. They will be selling poinsettias, wrapping gifts, selling shirts, jewlery, cookies and coco.</li><li>Project Grad is also selling <strong>Home for the Holidays Gift Market tickets</strong> on their Shopify site <a href="https://katyhsprograd2018.com/collections/all">https://katyhsprograd2018.com/collections/all</a> . Tickets are $20 and Project Grad will be at the Holiday Market to wrap all those gifts for you!  The Market is being held <strong>November 17th - 19th</strong> at the Merrell Center Barn</li><li>We are in seeking the following donation items for the Market - tissue, all size gift bags, tape refills, pens, we would like red, white, green and natural brown bags and paper. </li><li>Project Grad will also be gift wrapping at <strong>Katy Market Days</strong> in front of Old Town Katy flowers <strong>December 2nd</strong>. </li><li>Kendra Scott coming to the school for a Trunk Show benefiting Project Grad during lunches on <strong>December 8th</strong> only credit cards will be accepted and preorder forms will be delivered to the front office Monday November 13th​</li></ul></div>
Voters Approve Katy ISD $609.2 MM Referendumhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=831Voters Approve Katy ISD $609.2 MM Referendum2017-11-08T17:00:35Z<div class="ExternalClassAC729317CC50426DB3BDEC71E3C3AF37"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">On Tuesday night, voters approved the Katy Independent School District's 2017 bond which will provide relief to campuses managing a rapidly growing student population, along with renovations and improvements for 61 campuses.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">According to unofficial results, the $609.2 MM bond passed by an approximate 65% voter approval.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Katy ISD is the second fastest growing school district in the state of Texas," said Superintendent Lance Hindt. "Families continue to move to Katy because of the quality learning opportunities our teachers and staff provide to each and every student.  This bond will help to ensure that our community's expectations for high educational standards and schools are maintained now, and well into the future."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The District's 2017 bond comes with a zero tax rate increase and is designed to address fast growth and aging facilities. It includes six new schools, one comprehensive renovation, along with repairs and upgrades to 61 campuses.  Bond funds will also provide many campuses with safety and security improvements, and school expansions at Raines High School and Katy High School's Career and Technical Education program (CTE). Technology and infrastructure upgrades are also included for all Katy ISD schools, as well as replacement of aging buses and portables, and fuel storage tanks.  Ninety-one percent (91%) of bond funds will directly impact campuses and student learning.</p></div>
Katy ISD’s Partners in Education Kicks Off 15th Annual Food for Families Campaignhttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=830Katy ISD’s Partners in Education Kicks Off 15th Annual Food for Families Campaign2017-11-07T15:33:31Z<div class="ExternalClass0214FBDF40A24DF39DC949870D0B1E5A"><p>​The<strong> </strong>Katy ISD Partners in Education's 15<sup>th</sup> Annual Food for Families has launched and the community is invited to support Katy ISD families in need this holiday season. <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/FoodForFamilies.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>Food for Families</strong></a> is an annual campaign that since 2003 has helped thousands of Katy ISD students and their families with grocery gift cards. Every Katy ISD campus identifies students in need of assistance, and the gift cards are given to those students before winter break. This long-standing program has helped thousands of families and Katy ISD Partners in Education hopes to this year touch even more.</p><p>Donations of any amount are welcomed and appreciated. The deadline to donate is <strong>December 7. </strong>To make a contribution online please <a href="https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/ywdgdd/katy-isd-food-for-families" target="_blank">click here</a>. To donate via check, please remit to "Katy ISD Food for Families" and mail to Partners in Education: Katy ISD ESC, 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy 77494.  </p><p>Food for Families, a Katy ISD Partners in Education yearly initiative, unites our Katy ISD staff and community in holiday support for select students and their families.  To learn more, visit Partners in Education under the "Community" tab at <a href="/Lists/latestnews/www.katyisd.org" target="_blank">www.katyisd.org</a> or contact Tammy Stringer, 281-396-2645, <a href="mailto:tammyrstringer@katyisd.org" target="_blank">tammyrstringer@katyisd.org</a>.</p></div>
Katy ISD Announces Screening Deadline for Gifted and Talented Studentshttp://www.katyisd.org/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=825Katy ISD Announces Screening Deadline for Gifted and Talented Students2017-11-01T13:40:11Z<div class="ExternalClassB10455EB15BD4E85AE89C715C5E2FD21"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Beginning in November, Katy ISD students in grades 1-4 and 6-11 can be referred for screening for the 2018-2019 gifted and talented program.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Parents must complete a Parent Checklist which can be obtained from the student's school or from the </span><a href="/dept/GT/Documents/Parent%20Check%20List%20Elementary%20-%20English.pdf" style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD website</a><span style="text-align:justify;">.</span><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The deadline for completing and returning the Parent Checklist is <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>December 6, 2017</strong></span>.  Checklists which are not returned by the deadline will not be screened for service for the 2018-2019 school year.  The State of Texas requires that various types of measures be used to identify students for gifted programs which includes observations and standardized tests.  The program for elementary students consists of a one-day pullout in the Challenge classroom with a teacher trained in gifted education.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Transfer students who were screened in Fall 2017 must wait one full academic year before they can be rescreened. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Parents may contact campus counselors, elementary Challenge teachers, or G/T facilitators if they have additional questions.  They can visit the <a href="/dept/GT/Pages/GTServices.aspx">Katy ISD GT and Advanced Academics webpage</a> for more information. ​</p></div>
Marquee Birthday Announcements http://www.katyisd.org/campus/KHS/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=204Marquee Birthday Announcements 2017-10-19T17:47:43Z<div class="ExternalClassBC85896E58D049C8997503B8B0E8CC33"><p>​<span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Marquee Birthday Announcements are $25  and now have several options to choose from. Return the form and payment to the KHS Main Campus Reception Desk. </span><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/Birthday_Marquee.pdf"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Birthday Marquee Form</span></a></span>​</p></div>

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