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Spring 2018 Final Exam Schedule 2018 Final Exam Schedule2018-03-21T22:19:41Z<div class="ExternalClassB2B6A5E439274151855BB77F47C0956A"><p>See the attached Spring Final Exam Schedule for Katy High School.</p><p>​Students must attend 4th & 5th period on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday​</p><p><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/2018_Spring_Exam_Bell_Schedule.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />2018_Spring_Exam_Bell_Schedule.pdf</a><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Announces Kickoff of Bond 2017 Construction ISD Announces Kickoff of Bond 2017 Construction2018-03-21T19:45:24Z<div class="ExternalClassA1FA07EFA31C43AF913D6B2F06357C33"><p>Residents voted for it. Now it's time to build it!!  </p><p>Katy Independent School District is kicking off the construction of its 2017 bond projects. The community is now invited to witness the process every step of the way through its newly designed, <a href="/sites/bonds/Pages/default.aspx"><em>Build the Legacy</em></a><em> </em>website. In it the public can obtain project information, see designs, track the status of construction and witness the progress of various projects as they advance.    <br></p><p>"I'm excited to see each project come to fruition for our students and staff at Katy ISD," said Lance Hindt, Superintendent of Katy ISD. "The future is being built right before our eyes and we couldn't have done it without our community."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The voter-approved $609.2 MM bond includes six new schools (one high school, two junior highs and three elementary schools). Additionally, it also covered a comprehensive renovation to Fielder Elementary School and some much-needed improvements to 61 of our campuses.  Ninety-one (91%) of the bond is for school facilities and 9% is for technology and infrastructure such as buses, portables and storage tank replacements.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">A Community Bond Advisory Committee, which consisted of parents, students, community leaders, representatives of faith-based organizations and business owners dedicated several months to analyzing a facilities plan for the district.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is considered the second fastest growing school district in Texas and was recently recognized by Niche, a ranking and review organization for K-12 schools, as the best school district in the Houston Metro Area.</p><p>​</p></div>
AP SUPPORT SESSIONS- MARCH 24, 2018 SUPPORT SESSIONS- MARCH 24, 2018 2018-03-19T23:36:33Z<div class="ExternalClass7E484777CA584608AA28FC1CA90FF076"><p>​<span style="font-size:13px;">Sessions are open to all Katy ISD students!</span></p><div>Sessions are led by AP Katy ISD teachers and they will offer extra instructional support in preparation for the AP exams! Come to any session you are interested in! Sessions vary from 1 hour to 2 hours in length. You can come to just 1 session! This is a great opportunity to strengthen your skills before AP exams in May!​</div><div><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/AP_Support_March_24th_flyer.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />AP_Support_March_24th_flyer.pdf</a><br></div></div>
Katy ISD Teachers of the Year Honored at Brick Unveiling ISD Teachers of the Year Honored at Brick Unveiling2018-03-09T22:14:51Z<div class="ExternalClass6697999891E7435B8DD1A8193A6B1127"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">As visitors walk along the main pathway at Katy Heritage Park, they will notice the names of several Katy Independent School District teachers etched, not just onto bricks, but into Katy ISD's legacy.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">A total of 63 bricks were dedicated to the 2016-2017 Campus Teachers of the Year who have devoted countless hours towards the education of their students.</span><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Behind every successful student there is an encouraging teacher who has been a guiding force for future leaders. These Katy ISD teachers never set out to be recognized but their commitment has made a difference in the lives of many students.  These bricks will leave a lasting legacy of their remarkable commitment to uphold the district's vision of education.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Being a teacher in Katy ISD gives our educator a life of true meaning and purpose.  The district has some of the best teachers in the country. Because they see potential in students, many leaders in various professions carry on the district's vision to "<em>Be the Legacy</em>".</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD thanks Venus Construction, Rover Oaks and the Katy Heritage Society for providing a space for the brick laying.  During the ceremony, the Taylor High School Chamber Choir provided entertainment with several singing performances.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="">Pictures of the Teacher of the Year Brick Unveiling</a> </p></div>
TEXAS SUCCESS INITIATIVE SUCCESS INITIATIVE2018-03-08T14:03:44Z<div class="ExternalClass202597E4D6BC4AC18F0B9F17A655740A"><p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">The TSI (Texas Success Initiative) test will be offered at Katy High School during the last week of March and into the first couple weeks of April. Information on the test, who should take it and the benefits of it are here: </span><a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/TSI_Brochure.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;"></span></a><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><span><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;"><br></span></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;">Eligible students include current seniors and students who signed up for dual credit courses for the 2018-2019 school year. </span></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;"><br></span></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;">The test is free of charge. </span></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;"><br></span></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;">In order to take the test, eligible students must also complete a pre assessment which will be taken at Katy High School, as well.</span></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;">Additional information pertaining to sign-up, testing schedule dates & times/location will be provided once we return from spring break. </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>
March Issue of the PawPrint Issue of the PawPrint2018-03-05T16:02:01Z<div class="ExternalClass237AD2F524214E36950483BFC0533E72"><p>Check out the March Issue of the Katy High School Pawprint!<a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/PawPrint_March_2018.pdf"><img src="/campus/KHS/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/PawPrint_March_2018_thumbnail.PNG" alt="PawPrint_March_2018_thumbnail.PNG" style="margin:5px;" /></a>​</p><p><br></p><p>​<a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/PawPrint_March_2018.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />PawPrint_March_2018.pdf</a></p></div>
Katy ISD Approves New 2018-19 Transportation Model ISD Approves New 2018-19 Transportation Model2018-03-02T22:10:56Z<div class="ExternalClassD8A563DACAED4A2BB49C7D95C6DBC82A"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">After receiving input from the Katy Independent School District community, through Y</span><em style="text-align:justify;">our District, Your Voice</em><span style="text-align:justify;"> initiative, the Board of Trustees approved to change the 2018-19 transportation model.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Beginning this fall, Katy ISD will transition to a multi-bell schedule.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The 2018-19 transportation model will include four groups that will begin and dismiss at different times of the school day.  Elementary campuses will be divided in two groups.</p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;"><strong>Grade Level</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;"><strong>AM Start Time</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;"><strong>PM Dismissal Time</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">High School</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">7:25 a.m.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2:35 p.m.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Elementary Group 1</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">8:00 a.m.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3:20 p.m.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Elementary Group 2</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">8:20 a.m.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3:40 p.m.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Junior High School</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">8:45 a.m.</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3:55 p.m.</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Currently, the Katy ISD Transportation Department is in the process of establishing routes and pairing elementary schools to determine which campuses will be included in Elementary Group 1 and Elementary Group 2.  Information on the start and end times for these campuses will be presented to the Board of Trustees for approval. The information will be announced at a later date.</p><p>Parents who have questions about the new transportation multi-bell schedule can visit:  <a href="/dept/transportation/Documents/020118_Transp%20Q%20and%20A.pdf">Katy ISD Transportation Questions and Answers</a>. </p></div>
Instructional Materials Selection 2018-19 Materials Selection 2018-192018-03-02T17:17:43Z<div class="ExternalClass360A78EF29C04C70BF49423138D21FD2"><p>​Katy ISD will be selecting new instructional materials for the following courses: Forensic Science, Earth Science, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP Government, AP Economics, and AP World History. <br><br>These materials will be implemented during the 2018- 2019 school year. Instructional materials under consideration will be on display during business hours (8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) for parent and community input at the Education Support Complex from March 5– 9 and March 19 – 23. In addition, instructional materials will be available for review from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.</p></div>
2018-19 Transportation Model and Bell Schedule Transportation Model and Bell Schedule2018-03-01T20:05:46Z<div class="ExternalClass8BFE2709889D48469FB360D596750D30"><p>​<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Your%20District%20Your%20Voice%20-%20smaller.jpg" alt="Your District Your Voice - smaller.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></p><p>March 1, 2018</p><p>Dear Katy ISD Parents/Guardians, Community and Staff,</p><p>After careful consideration and review of feedback from 20,000 parents and community members, the Board of Trustees approved a change to the 2018-19 Katy ISD transportation model at the February 26 Regular Board Meeting.</p><p>Beginning this fall, Katy ISD campuses will transition to a multi-bell schedule.  However, criteria for transportation eligibility will remain the same.   Elementary students residing outside of a ½-mile radius of their school and secondary students outside of a 1-mile radius, will continue to be eligible for transportation services. </p><p>The 2018-19 transportation model will include four groups that will begin and dismiss at different times of the school day.  Elementary campuses will be divided in two groups.  Elementary Group 1 will begin school at 8:00 a.m. and dismiss at 3:20 p.m., and Elementary Group 2 will begin at 8:20 a.m. and dismiss at 3:40 p.m.  All junior high campuses will begin at 8:45 a.m. and dismiss at 3:55 p.m.  High school start and dismissal times (7:25 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.) will remain unchanged. </p><p>Katy ISD's Transportation Department is in the process of establishing routes and pairing elementary schools to determine which campuses will be included in Elementary Group 1 and Elementary Group 2.  Information on the start and end times for each elementary campus will be presented to the Board of Trustees at the Regular Meeting on April 23, 2018.  In the meantime, please take a moment to review our <a href="/dept/transportation/Documents/020118_Transp%20Q%20and%20A.pdf">Transportation Questions and Answers.</a> This Q & A will be updated as additional questions are brought to our attention.</p><p>We greatly appreciate the guidance of our parents and community as the 2018-19 model was developed over these past few months.  This model will allow the District to provide the same level of service to families in 2018-19 while enabling us to utilize our drivers more efficiently, as well as address safety concerns in areas of the District that are becoming increasingly congested.</p><p>Thank you for your continuous support and feedback.</p><p>Katy ISD</p></div>
Dual Credit Paperwork - Summer Credit Paperwork - Summer2018-02-28T18:54:31Z<div class="ExternalClassC13017EF4667470B9CD3885ED6250216"><p>​All students wishing to sign-up and take dual credit this summer at HCC need to have all paperwork submitted by March 8th. </p><p>If you have any questions please contact the counselor’s office. ​</p></div>
Katy ISD Approves Instructional Calendars for Next Two Years ISD Approves Instructional Calendars for Next Two Years2018-02-28T16:24:21Z<div class="ExternalClassF7F5F6CCC16B427FB371474B760C525A"><p>As part of the Katy Independent School District, "<em>Your District, Your Voice</em>" initiative, the community has provided its input for the upcoming yearly instructional calendar.  The Katy ISD Board of Trustees has approved the following option for the 2018-2019 academic year: </p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">Option #1</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><p>School Begins:  Wednesday, August 15</p><p>School Ends:  Thursday, May 23</p><p>Instructional Calendar Days:  177</p><p>Full week off for Thanksgiving</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>"The District is required to have a minimum of 75,600 minutes of instruction per school year," says Bonnie Holland, associate superintendent for administration, governance and legal affairs.  "With the options approved, Katy ISD has enough calendar minutes to cover two bad weather days," added Holland.</p><p>K-12 <em>Insight</em>, the external research firm conducting the survey, found that, out of the 22,169 participants, 65% favored option #1.   The Board also approved an instructional calendar for 2019-2020 school year.  This calendar mirrors the preferred components of the 2018-19 calendar.​​​​</p></div>
Community Invited to Join Katy ISD for Dedication of its Transportation Centers Invited to Join Katy ISD for Dedication of its Transportation Centers2018-02-23T22:21:28Z<div class="ExternalClass345CF2B0BF5E4252BD449EB2606EBC89"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">It takes a special kind of person to drive a school bus.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy Independent School District takes great pride in its bus drivers because they make an impact!</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">They are oftentimes the first and last district employee that many students see each day. In 1931, Katy ISD only had two school buses. Today it has over 650 buses which transport 51,000 students each day.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Our bus drivers are amazing people!" said Chief Operations Officer Lee Crews. "They are constantly building positive relationships with students and creating a legacy of outstanding service to our students, staff and district."</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is honored to dedicate its three transportation centers after bus drivers who have left remarkable legacies.  Anna Baker, Cyndy Self and Lester Floyd Reinecker II touched the hearts of many, especially the students they transported every day.  With this ceremony, Katy ISD highlights the values of these great individuals for generations to come.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>What:<br></strong>Katy ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Lance Hindt invite you to the dedication ceremony of the West, South & East Transportation Centers.  Part of the dedication ceremony will include a performance by a Katy High School 2009 Alumni.  A special presentation will be delivered by Congressman John Culbertson, Representative John Zerwas and Mayor Pro Tem Duran C. Dowdle of the City of Katy</p><p><strong>Where:</strong>         <br>Cyndy Self South Transportation Center<br>3151 Falcon Landing Blvd.<br>Katy, TX  77494</p><p><strong>When:</strong><strong>          <br></strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Sunday, February 25<br></strong></span>2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Reception in the Lounge<br>3 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Program in the Bay</p></div>
Volunteers needed for Project Grad’s Fun Food Friday on March 2nd needed for Project Grad’s Fun Food Friday on March 2nd2018-02-23T14:42:49Z<div class="ExternalClass37BD621969914171BE52448A2F035231"><p>​Project Grad is working to raise money by holding a Fun Food Friday on Friday, March 2nd. To ensure this is a smooth and successful day, volunteers are needed to assist with sales during breakfast and lunch. The more the merrier and the kids LOVE seeing you!</p><p><br>To volunteer, please sign up at the link below. If you have any questions, please contact Christie LaMastus at <a href=""></a> or Kelly Goerig at <a href=""></a>.<br></p><p><br><a href=""></a><br></p><p><br></p><p>Thank you for your continued support of Project Grad!​</p></div>
SAT AND ACT BOOTCAMPS AND ACT BOOTCAMPS2018-02-22T21:03:13Z<div class="ExternalClass5353D971E8EB46D89AE36CB4D2686A97"><p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Catalyst's SAT and ACT Bootcamps For Katy ISD are coming up! These momentum building weekend seminars will arm students with go-to strategies, insight, and the confidence they need on the day of the test. Students will also leave with Catalyst's self-study materials for sustained practice right up until the test. Tuition for each Bootcamp is just $175. To enroll, visit </span><a href=""><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"></span></a><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">  and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at 800.235.0056.</span></p><span><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;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">SAT Bootcamp at Cinco Ranch HS: </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Saturday, March 3rd from 1pm-5pm and Sunday, March 4th from 1pm-5pm</span></p><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">ACT Bootcamp at Seven Lakes HS: </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Saturday, April 7th from 1pm-5pm and Sunday, April 8th from 1pm-5pm</span></span>​</div>
SAT PREP SEMINAR PREP SEMINAR2018-02-22T21:02:18Z<div class="ExternalClassEB62CE8667B24F40A3EED28BA7D0F349"><p>​Katy ISD, Community Education is sponsoring an SAT Prep Seminar hosted by Sycamore Learning Company.  The seminar will be held at Cinco Ranch High School, on Saturday, February 24th, from 9:00am – 3:00pm in the LGI.   The cost of the seminar is $89.  </p><p>To register, go to or call 866-223-9691.​</p></div>
Raines High School Field Trip High School Field Trip2018-02-22T21:01:15Z<div class="ExternalClassAB93E22E1FBB46DAAF32256DA73AFEB8"><p>​​Any student interested in attending a Raines High School field trip, see your counselor for a permission slip to tour Raines.  </p><p>The field trip will be April 5th at 9:15 AM.  </p><p>Signed forms must be submitted to the counselors’ office by March 9th.  ​</p></div>
Volunteers for Old Spice Ticket Sales Needed for Old Spice Ticket Sales Needed2018-02-22T13:43:50Z<div class="ExternalClassAE23D432D42748CCB2F20C347F8507D7"><p>The Old Spice game will be played during pep rally on March 1st and KHS is seeking volunteers to sell tickets.  Volunteers will be needed during all lunch periods on Wednesday, February 28th and Thursday, March 1st.  Please sign up at the link below if you can help out!</p><p><br><br></p><p><a href=""></a></p><p><br><br></p><p>Feel free to contact the Junior office or Kelly Goerig at <a href=""></a> or 832-795-7496.</p></div>
Parking Relocation Relocation2018-02-21T17:31:28Z<div class="ExternalClassE500CB959FC44245B5A40CFFA1068FD8"><p><span style="font-size:13px;">Due to Baseball Tournaments that are taking place during the day at Katy High School, the following parking spots can be relocated to the Merrell Center parking lot as designated on the map.  The following parking spots are ones that are affected by the relocation:</span></p><div><br></div><div>535-567</div><div>590-626</div><div>640-659</div><div>669-806<a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/Relocation%20-%20Baseball.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Relocation - Baseball.pdf</a></div><div>807-818</div><div><br></div><div>The Baseball Tournament will be held on the following dates:</div><div><br></div><div>Thursday, February 22nd</div><div>Friday, February 23rd</div><div>Thursday, March 1st</div><div>Friday, March 2nd</div><div><br></div><div>If you have any questions, please contact the Junior Office.  </div><div><br>​</div></div>
Become a Lifeguard a Lifeguard2018-02-19T21:26:46Z<div class="ExternalClass921DDC5D30584B26B3C3375A03AB0A07"><p>​Want to become an American Red Cross Lifeguard?</p><p>Katy ISD Athletics is offering a Lifeguard Training Course.<br></p><p>Registration is now OPEN for all Spring 2018 Lifeguarding Courses​<br></p><p>See the attached flyer for more information.<a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/2018_LifeGuard_Training_Flyer_2-19-18.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />2018_LifeGuard_Training_Flyer_2-19-18.pdf</a></p></div>
Cheerleader & Mascot Tryout Meeting March 6th & Mascot Tryout Meeting March 6th2018-02-19T18:43:02Z<div class="ExternalClass19D88F7FC8434C21A30DBFFE22E35C61"><p>​Anyone interested in trying out for 2018-2019 cheerleader or mascot there will be a mandatory parent/guardian meeting on Tuesday, March 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the KBBC gym.  A parent or guardian must attend in order for YOU to try out.  Tryouts are open to 8th-11th grade students who are maintaining a 2.25 GPA for the current school year.  ​</p><p>See the attachment for more information.​<a href="/campus/KHS/Documents/Cheerleader_and_Mascot_Tryouts_2018-19.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Cheerleader_and_Mascot_Tryouts_2018-19.pdf</a></p></div>
Federal School Report Card School Report Card2018-02-11T18:17:14Z<div class="ExternalClassF4303AA6374E4C219F7FDA7AAAF03530"><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 2016-17 Federal Report Cards for the State, district and our campus are available for your review in the front office of our school, or online at <a href="/"></a> or at <a href=""></a>.​</p></div>
Katy ISD National Signing Day ISD National Signing Day2018-02-08T23:53:28Z<div class="ExternalClass4F2DCA2D94714E2A8849108A323CBAE8"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy Independent School District celebrates National Signing Day events across its high schools.  Traditionally on the first Wednesday of February, high school seniors can sign a binding national letter of intent for a collegiate sport.  This is a day when the countless hours of practice, sweat </span>and<span style="text-align:justify;"> effort pay off for </span>student athletes<span style="text-align:justify;">. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"There is nothing more rewarding than to see our students signing and committing their future to one of many esteemed universities across the country," says Debbie Decker, Katy ISD Athletics Director.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"National Signing Day is a culmination of their hard work but it's also the start of a lifelong legacy," added Decker.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Several Katy ISD students committed to numerous prestigious colleges across the country and more are expected to take place throughout the year.</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Cinco Ranch High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Blake Kuithe, Football, University of Utah</li><li>Brant Kuithe, Football, University of Utah</li><li>Josh Ofili, Football, Brown University</li><li>Tyler Worrell, Football, Columbia University</li><li>Katie Becker, Soccer, University of Texas – San Antonio</li><li>Olivia Futch, Soccer, University of Texas – San Antonio</li><li>Bryn Haden, Soccer, Roanoke College</li><li>Bryston Cain, Football, Texas A&M University - Commerce</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Katy High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Josef Fisher, Football, Louisiana College</li><li>Evan Greathouse, Football, Southwestern Assemblies of God University</li><li>Jonah Lebischak, Football, Oklahoma Baptist University</li><li>Jacob Lighter, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville</li><li>Austin Marshall, Football, Southern Arkansas University</li><li>Josh Oglesby, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville</li><li>Santee Parker, Football, University of Mary Hardin - Baylor</li><li>KeShon Rowe, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville</li><li>Gavin Spangler, Football, Benedictine College</li><li>Jacob Thornton, Football, Missouri University of Science & Technology</li><li>Moro Ojomo, Football, University of Texas</li><li>Alex Koll, Golf, LeTourneau University – Longview</li><li>Paige Thompson, Soccer, University of Oklahoma</li><li>Keelin Garrity, Soccer, Our Lady of the Lake University</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Mayde Creek High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Keyonte' Fiakpui, Football, Trinity Valley Community College</li><li>Ikenna Nsoedo, Football, Tyler Junior College</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Morton Ranch High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Shentatious Knox, Soccer, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Seven Lakes High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Rick Barrick, Football, Southern Arkansas University</li><li>Derek Jones, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Trey Jones, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Keilan Johnson, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Garrett Scott, Football, Houston Baptist University</li><li>Tyler Strain, Football, Henderson State University</li><li>Jacqhuan Bloomfield, Football, University of Louisiana - Monroe</li><li>Felipe Latorre, Soccer, St. Edwards University</li><li>Trey Nickel, Soccer, University of Texas – Dallas</li><li>Ali Kyser, Tennis, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Sydni Dusek, Soccer, University of Houston</li><li>Morgan Goode, Soccer, University of Houston</li><li>Bri Mickshaw, Soccer, East Texas Baptist University</li><li>Megan Hu, Softball, Carnegie Mellon University</li><li>Tori Garcia, Softball, San Jacinto College</li><li>Alex Burkhart, Basketball, LeTourneau University</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Taylor High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Praise Amaewhule, Football, University of Texas - El Paso</li><li>Ean Beek, Football, Houston Baptist University (signed in December)</li><li>Austin LeFevre, Football, Southwestern University</li><li>Otito Ogbonnia, Football, University of California, Los Angeles</li><li>Levi Rucker, Football, University of Texas – Permian Basin</li><li>Max Wright, Football, Texas A&M University (signed in December)</li><li>Hudson Pullin, Baseball, Franklin Pierce University</li><li>Tyler Golden, Baseball, Oklahoma Wesleyan University</li></ul><p><a href="">View photo gallery of Katy ISD National Signing Day</a>. </p></div>
Katy ISD Announces Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Available to Students ISD Announces Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Available to Students2018-02-08T23:06:45Z<div class="ExternalClass0C328C2BDF964461AB66B198D5E8C139"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Registration for Advanced Placement (AP) exams are now taking place for all Katy Independent School District high school students.  From February 6 to February 25, enrolled students and </span>home schooled<span style="text-align:justify;"> students, can receive details and register at their designated campus.  Late registration takes place from February 26 to February 28 with a $5 late fee per exam. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Students who participate in AP courses experience college level instruction which builds academic confidence. Participation in AP exams provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate self-assurance and possibly earn college credit. By state law, all public colleges and universities must accept scores of 3 or higher for college credit," says Alene Lindley, Katy ISD Director of Secondary Curriculum, GT and Advanced Academics. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Katy ISD strongly encourages students to participate," added Lindley.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Financial hardships should not be an impediment to take the exam.  Partial fee waivers are available for students in economic need.  A partial refund of $60 per exam is available for seniors who have been admitted to a college that does not accept AP exam scores for credit.  These refunds must be requested in writing to the home school counseling office by May 4 with documentation from the college or university's AP exam policy.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">AP exams are scheduled for the week of May 7-14 and May 23-25.  Students who need special accommodations must adhere to the College Board timelines. To determine the exact date of a particular exam, please visit <a href=""></a>. </p></div>
Student Parking Due to Rodeo Parking Due to Rodeo2018-02-06T20:27:56Z<div class="ExternalClassB2215E0AD6824B0DAF99C8E0EBE31EE4"><p></p><p><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Overflow Parking</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>Due to the Katy Rodeo students who park in the overflow lot (parking spot numbers 669-806) will need to be relocated all of next week (Monday, February 12<sup>th</sup> – Friday, February 16<sup>th</sup>).  Please see the attached flyer for more information regarding the relocation.  Maps for the relocation will also be posted outside the junior and senior office.  If you have any questions, please contact the Junior AP office.  Thank you.</p><p><a href="/campus/KHS/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Rodeo%20Parking%20Relocation.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Rodeo Parking Relocation.pdf</a></p><p><span style="font-size:14px;">Melissa Hurt</span></p><p>Katy High School</p><p>11<sup>th</sup> Grade Assistant Principal</p><p>281-237-6733​</p></div>
MR. KATY TIGER PAGEANT KATY TIGER PAGEANT2018-02-08T18:16:00Z<div class="ExternalClass0F7760B215474A3F91FACA1EAAEF3F99"><p style="text-align:center;">​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>26</strong><strong><sup>TH</sup></strong><strong> ANNUAL MR. KATY TIGER PAGEANT</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">FEBRUARY 8, 2018    </p><p style="text-align:center;">7P.M. KHS Performing Arts Center</p><p style="text-align:center;">Tickets $10.00   <strong>Sold during all lunches Feb. 6</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong>, 7</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong>, & 8th</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;">​<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Hosts 33rd Annual Katy Folk Life Festival ISD Hosts 33rd Annual Katy Folk Life Festival2018-01-31T16:31:47Z<div class="ExternalClass3E5A9F12D8BA4DBBA6A9676FD3EFC628"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">Ever wondered what life was like in Texas during the late 1800's?</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">At the upcoming 33</span><sup style="text-align:justify;">rd</sup><span style="text-align:justify;"> Annual </span><a href="/dept/olc/Pages/FolkLifeFestival.aspx" style="text-align:justify;">Katy Folk Life Festival</a><span style="text-align:justify;">, 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.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Other activities include:</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">blacksmith demonstrations, hand quilting, woodworking and roping skills presentations.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Admission is only $1.</span></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:</strong><strong>          <br></strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Saturday, April 7<br></strong></span><strong>9 a.m. – 4 p.m.</strong></p><p></p></div>
Volunteers needed for Mr. Katy Tiger Pageant Ticket Sales needed for Mr. Katy Tiger Pageant Ticket Sales2018-01-31T13:42:19Z<div class="ExternalClassC7E09BE4A55E41E7B5C90D4A5496F210"><p>​​Volunteers are needed to sell tickets to the Mr. Katy Tiger Pageant during all lunches on Tuesday, February 6th through Thursday, February 8th.  Please sign up at at the link below to help out!</p><p> </p><p><a href=""></a></p><p> </p><p>Please contact the Senior Office or Kelly Goerig at <a href=""></a> with any questions.​</p></div>
AP EXAM INFORMATION SPRING 2018 EXAM INFORMATION SPRING 20182018-02-05T19:28:45Z<div class="ExternalClassF791D660A211420B84C329F5C74EA4E9"><p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">AP Exam registration will be February 5th-25th.</span><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;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. </span></p><span><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;"><br></span></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;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">REGISTRATION DATES - </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Begins at 8 AM, February 5, 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM, February 25, 2018 </span></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;"><br></span></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;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">REGISTRATION LOCATION - </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Visit</span><a href=""><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"></span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">  </span></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;">When registering, answer ALL questions, choose the CORRECT EXAM and have your debit or credit card available for PAYMENT. Registration is not complete until payment is made and the confirmation is printed.</span></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;"><br></span></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;"><strong>AP Registration Information: </strong></span></p></span></div>
Katy ISD Ranks as the Top School District in the Greater Houston Area ISD Ranks as the Top School District in the Greater Houston Area2018-01-31T17:28:58Z<div class="ExternalClass91E94EBC57814372824E4B064099AB2A"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">The <a href="">2018 Best School Districts rankings</a> have been announced and looks like "</span><em style="text-align:justify;">The Best is in the West</em><span style="text-align:justify;">" for the Greater Houston area, with Katy Independent School District taking the top spot.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Niche, a ranking and review organization for K-12 schools, assesses school districts across America every year.  Katy ISD received an overall grade of "A+" for its outstanding educational accomplishments.  The rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics, reviews from students and parents, as well as data from the U.S. Department of Education.  Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings and more.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is known as one of the fastest growing school districts in the country and currently has an enrollment of over 77,000+ students.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Learn more about the Niche 2018 Best School Districts in the Houston Area​ on their <a href="">website​</a>.<br></p></div>
SENIOR CAP & GOWN MEETING CAP & GOWN MEETING2018-01-24T18:29:10Z<div class="ExternalClass66F124C5F9C74EB99E8964DDE9E57AF8"><p><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Thursday, January 25th </span><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">during enrichment, Seniors will be meeting in the PAC for a presentation by Herff Jones regarding graduation. They will be picking up packets to order their supplies.  </span></p><span><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;">Forms will be turned during lunches by last name - students with the last names A-L are due January 30th and M-Z on February 2nd.</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>

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