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Katy Independent School District

Garland McMeans Junior High



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MMJH administrative team at the Schools to Watch national convention in Washington, D.C.-June 25, 2015



Katy ISD Board Member Reelected to State Association BoardKaty ISD Board Member Reelected to State Association Board2016-09-27T18:11:08Z<div class="ExternalClass23658ED585274C8C8F13DA77BD78EE7A"><p>​<em>Henry Dibrell reelected to three-year term </em></p><p>The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has reelected Henry Dibrell of Katy ISD to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 4, Position E. Dibrell currently serves as sergeant-at-arms for the Katy ISD board. He joined the board in 2011 and has held the positions of vice-president, treasurer, and secretary. </p><p>A graduate of Leadership TASB and a current fellow with the Center for Reform of School Systems, he also invests time volunteering with the Katy High School Band Booster Club and mentoring and coaching flag football athletes. Dibrell is the owner of Campaign Crate, a political consulting firm.</p><p>Dibrell is a licensed minister who holds a bachelor of science in marketing from Northwestern State University. He is also a member of the Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, where he received the Dean Nicolus Award, and serves on the board of the Katy Pachyderm Club.</p><p>TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local public school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.3 million students. </p></div>
Katy ISD Police Safety Bureau Begins Fourth Class of Award Winning Academy Katy ISD Police Safety Bureau Begins Fourth Class of Award Winning Academy 2016-09-23T15:35:42Z<div class="ExternalClass59DFB01F558F4BCC8B309C5DEAA8F52D"><p>​The Katy ISD Police Safety Bureau is about to begin its fourth Katy ISD Board and Texas School Safety Center recognized <strong><em>Safe Schools Parent's Academy</em></strong><em>. </em>Modeled after citizen's police and fire academies, this monthly program is designed for those already actively engaged with Katy ISD as volunteers, partners, or supporters of the District.</p><p>Attendees will get an inside look at various areas designed to keep students safe and secure. Topics are designed to showcase how Katy ISD approaches school safety. Presentations may include police operations, emergency management, the campus safety task force, the internet crimes against children task force, the gang task force, the weather service, and others. Tours of the police communications center, specialty equipment and emergency vehicles, along with demonstrations of canine search techniques, police bicycle procedures, and police communications are also anticipated.</p><p>The Safe Schools Parent Academy is by invitation only. If you would like to be considered for a future class, please email <a href=""></a>. </p></div>
Parent Canvas Training Parent Canvas Training 2016-09-16T19:39:56Z<div class="ExternalClass20A8A1E5AF9848D6A17DC91F96DBC83F"><p>​<img alt="Parent Canvas Training 2016.jpg" src="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Parent%20Canvas%20Training%202016.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:483px;" /></p></div>
MMJH Remains a Top-Rated School! MMJH Remains a Top-Rated School! 2016-09-16T17:12:03Z<div class="ExternalClassA5A587F8ED2D43C8813D10A86144AE38"><p>​The Texas Education Agency recently announced that once again, MMJH is a top-rated campus by ALL indicators!</p><p>According to the Accountability department, our school has met ALL the distinctions for every year we have had STAAR—since 2013.</p><p style="text-align:center;">· Academic Achievement in ELA/Reading</p><p style="text-align:center;">· Academic Achievement in Mathematics</p><p style="text-align:center;">· Academic Achievement in Science</p><p style="text-align:center;">· Academic Achievement in Social Studies</p><p style="text-align:center;">· Top 25 Percent Student Progress</p><p style="text-align:center;">· Top 25 Percent Closing Performance Gaps</p><p style="text-align:center;">· Postsecondary Readiness </p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p>Congratulations to our students and staff for their hard work! The 2016 Accountability Summary is posted below.</p><p> </p><p><a href="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/2016%20Accountability%20Summary%20-%20101914047%20GARLAND%20MCMEANS%20JR%20HIGH.pdf"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />2016 Accountability Summary - 101914047 GARLAND MCMEANS JR HIGH.pdf</a> </p><p> </p></div>
New Instructional Materials Selection CommitteeNew Instructional Materials Selection Committee2016-09-15T20:23:54Z<div class="ExternalClassC7F9B540F65948899C2AEA64CAD879B5"><p>​Katy ISD is looking for parent volunteers to serve on committees to review and select new instructional materials for Career and Technical Education, Languages Other Than English, Algebraic Reasoning, Statistics, several new courses and other courses needing updated materials. These materials will be implemented during the 2017- 2018 school year. If you would like to be a part of one of the review committees, complete the interest form at <a href=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></a> to be considered for participation on the selection committee. Keep in mind that not all volunteers may be selected to serve on a committee.</p></div>
Support the Battle Against Childhood CancerSupport the Battle Against Childhood Cancer2016-09-02T21:00:27Z<div class="ExternalClass421350484BFB44D6A949577E59B1E007"><p>​<img alt="fun walk.jpg" src="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/fun%20walk.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:357px;" /></p><p>This September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. One of our very own MMJH students is a cancer survivor (he defeated Wilm's Tumor, a form of pediatric kidney cancer) and will be this year's 2016 GRAND MARSHALL at the Candlelighters Fun Walk on September 10th.  We urge you, our MMJH Bobcat Family, to show your support by volunteering, donating or walking in this year's Fun Walk.</p><p>To participate in whichever way you choose, please visit the event website today (see link below)) to register or donate to "Team Blake" at Candlelighters Team Blake. The event will take place Saturday, September 10th at Terry Hershey Park in Houston.</p><p> </p><p><a href="">Candlelighter Fun Walk 2016-Team Blake </a></p><p> </p><p>Remember – gold is the color of pediatric cancer. So if you do nothing else, "Go Gold in September" to show your awareness.</p><p> </p><p>Thank you for your support!</p><p>The MMJH Counseling Team</p><p> </p><p>Candlelighters Fun Walk gives you a way to directly help these families. This event raises funds to provide assistance to pediatric cancer patients and their families because no family should have to face childhood cancer alone. For more than 20 years, Candlelighters has supported the needs of families facing childhood cancer with Parent Consultants at both Texas Children's Cancer Center and at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children's Cancer Hospital who Provide emotional, educational and practical support to families of children with cancer.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p></div>

Garland McMeans Junior High School

21000 Westheimer Parkway

Katy, TX 77450

Principal: Dr. Susan Rice

Ph: 281.237.8000    Fax: 281.644.1660

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

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