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Katy ISD High School Musicals Nominated for Tommy Tune AwardsKaty ISD High School Musicals Nominated for Tommy Tune Awards2014-03-20T18:44:22Z<div class="ExternalClassBE9ECD37B71642259ACE0BAA11422642"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">hree high school musicals from Cinco Ranch High School, Morton Ranch High School and Taylor High School were nominated for the </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">2014 Tommy Tune Awards</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">. The awards ceremony will be held on</span><strong style="line-height:1.5;"> Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.</span></p><p>Cinco Ranch High School's production of <em>Monty Python's Spamalot</em> received 13 out of 15 nominations, Morton Ranch High School's production of <em>Beauty and the Beast</em> received three nominations, and Taylor High School's production of <em>High School Musical</em> received two nominations for the 2014 Tommy Tune Awards.</p><p>Developed by Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), the Tommy Tune Awards honors musical theatre excellence at the high school level. After reviewing and evaluating the 45 participating Houston-area high school productions during the 2013-2014 school year, a team of Houston-based theatre professionals made 152 nominations in 15 categories. </p><p><a href="" style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here</a> to view a full list of the 2014 Tommy Tune Awards nominees. </p></div>
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Available for Katy ISD StudentsAdvanced Placement (AP) Exams Available for Katy ISD Students2014-02-20T15:38:19Z<div class="ExternalClass49490E8C85754EF6B1A097508AD8FC08"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">High school students in Katy ISD may register for Advanced Placement exams at their home campus </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Feb. 24-March 7, 2014</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">. Late registrations will be accepted through March 19, 2014 with a late fee of $5/exam. Students interested in taking the AP Chinese or AP Japanese exam must submit registration to the campus by March 6. Each high school will announce the details of the registration process at the home campus.​</span></p><p>All students who are enrolled in AP courses in Katy ISD are strongly encouraged to participate in AP exams.  An Advanced Placement (AP) exam score of three or better is counted as an advanced measure for Distinguished Achievement graduation recognition (DAP). However, students are not required to take the exam, and the exam has no bearing on the high school course grade.</p><p>Fee waivers are available for students on free or reduced lunch. Homeschooled students may register in person at the high school campus in their attendance zone during the registration window. </p><p>A partial refund of $30 per exam is available for seniors who have been admitted to a college and who have documentation that the college will not accept AP exam scores for credit. Refunds must be requested in writing to the home school counseling office by May 2, 2014 with documentation from the college or university's AP exam policy.</p><p>Students in special economic circumstances (on free and reduced lunch) must identify that need during exam registration.  All requests for additional fee waivers must be made <strong>during the registration period (Feb. 24-March 7, 2014)</strong> to ensure that proper arrangements are made for the student. AP Coordinators will confirm eligibility for any fee waivers. Students in need of testing accommodations must adhere to the College Board timeline for these requests. Contact the AP Coordinator with any questions.</p><p>AP exams are scheduled for the weeks of May 5-9 and May 12-16. To determine the exact date of a particular exam, visit <a href="" style="text-decoration:underline;"></a>. </p><p>Scores of three, four or five on AP exams are generally accepted for college credit; however each college or university has its own policy on awarding college credit or advanced standing.  Students are responsible for checking the policy at the university or college they plan to attend by contacting the university or by visiting the College Board's website at <a href="" style="text-decoration:underline;"></a>.</p><p>Contact the AP Coordinator for more information about the AP program and AP exam registration.</p></div>
Katy ISD Plans for Growth with Bond Proposal PresentationKaty ISD Plans for Growth with Bond Proposal Presentation2014-02-27T19:34:20Z<div class="ExternalClass73FB9FFB938840B990F7748B6F7A5327"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">During Monday's Work Study meeting, the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees heard a presentation on a proposal for developing a bond process to address the rapid growth within the District. The presentation established a draft framework that could be used to develop a bond package and public awareness for the critical capital needs that will need to be addressed to provide enrollment relief, renovations, and other related facility projects.</span></p><p>The presentation contained the operations, communications and financial components of a potential bond package, including projected new housing occupancies and student enrollment, a timeline of communications, and recent election order changes.</p><p>Through data presented annually by the District's demographers, PASA, and discussions with residential developers, the District has identified future <a href="/dept/communications/Documents/102813%20Demographic%20Update.pdf" style="text-decoration:underline;">enrollment projections</a> and areas with the most projected growth within the next several years.</p><p>Some of the key enrollment projections are illustrated in this graph:  </p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:14.28%;"><strong>School</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:14.28%;"><strong>Capacity</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:14.28%;"><strong>2014-15</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:14.28%;"><strong>2015-16</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:14.28%;"><strong>2016-17</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:14.28%;"><strong>2017-18</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:14.28%;"><strong>2018-19</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">King Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,030</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,369</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,559</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,783</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,137</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,596</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Wolman Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,030</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,176</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,370</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,566</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,707</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,808</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Seven Lakes Junior High</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,403</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,733</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,962</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,104</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,254</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,363</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">WoodCreek Junior High</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,403</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">1,868</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,188</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,424</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,649</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2,796</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Morton Ranch High School</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3,000</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3,385</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3,552</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3,659</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3,802</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3,965</td></tr></tbody></table><p><br>To view the <a href="/dept/communications/2014bond/Documents/Board%20Presentations/0-021014%20Board%20WS%202014%20Bond%20FINAL.pdf" style="text-decoration:underline;">full Board presentation</a>, and to receive more information about past Katy ISD bonds, visit the <a href="/dept/communications/2014bond/Pages/default.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline;">Katy ISD website</a>.</p></div>

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