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Morton Ranch Junior High Principal Named Finalist in Outstanding Educator AwardsMorton Ranch Junior High Principal Named Finalist in Outstanding Educator Awards2014-07-08T21:56:59Z<div class="ExternalClassE6D5402E676041CC9C4CC5DF1910AD6B"><p>​<strong style="line-height:1.5;">Morton Ranch Junior High Principal Mark McCord</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> was recently named a finalist for the </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">2013-2014</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Texas PTA Outstanding Educator Awards</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> for secondary principals. </span><span style="line-height:1.5;"> </span></p><p>Each year, the Outstanding Educator Awards recognize teachers, principals and superintendents from across the state who have shown that strong family-school partnership encourages student success.</p><p>The winners will be announced in late July at the Summer Leadership Seminar. For more information on the Outstanding Educator Awards, visit the <a href="http://www.txpta.org/recognition/educator-awards/" style="text-decoration:underline;">Texas PTA website</a>.</p></div>
Morton Ranch Junior High PE teacher returns from tour of dutyMorton Ranch Junior High PE teacher returns from tour of duty2014-05-28T22:43:29Z<div class="ExternalClass7C51B64185E649AE908D54451DF5A6EA"><p>​On April 2013, Morton Ranch Junior High P.E. teacher Holli Goddard left behind her family, her students and her entire school community when she was called to duty as an Army reservist.</p><p>After more than a year in Fort Hood, Goddard returned to Katy on May 12. She is now back in the classroom and excited to finish the academic year with her students.</p><p>“I’m thrilled to be back close to my son and my students,” said Goddard. “The staff has been very welcoming.”</p><p>During the monthly Board Meeting on May 27, the Morton Ranch Junior High PTSA President Laura Freeman recognized Goddard’s duty to the country and welcomed her back home.</p><p>“She provides an amazing example for the kids by demonstrating that you can commit as a reservist and still have a normal full-time job,” said Freeman. “Goddard shows just how much she cares, not only for her students, but everyone.”</p><p>Goddard has been at Morton Ranch Junior High for the last 10 years. </p></div>
Katy ISD Honored Fallen Soldiers with Activities District-wideKaty ISD Honored Fallen Soldiers with Activities District-wide2014-05-27T20:50:12Z<div class="ExternalClass4AB495C127A14C14ABC050C6BCA1E9C6"><p>​On Monday, all throughout Katy ISD, campuses hosted a variety of activities to celebrate Memorial Day and honor fallen soldiers in partnership with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9182 and parents and staff who currently or formerly served in the military.<br> <br>The celebrations began shortly before 8 a.m. at the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.756268664393225.1073741839.113148448705253&type=3" target="_blank">Katy ISD Education Support Complex </a>with a 21 gun salute by the Katy ISD Police Department and the national anthem sung by WoodCreek Jr. High Choir Director Christin Abbott. <br> <br>Later in the morning, students and staff from Mayde Creek elementary, junior high and high school were joined by local veterans, community members and Katy ISD Superintendent Alton Frailey as they paid tribute to fallen soldiers during a <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.756262504393841.1073741838.113148448705253&type=3" target="_blank">special ceremony </a>featuring the Mayde Creek junior high band, members of the Student Council and National Junior Honor Society, and the Mayde Creek high school ROTC students. <br> <br>Additionally, local veterans led the pledge of allegiance at many campuses and visited history and social studies classrooms throughout the day to share their experiences serving the country. Click <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.756635264356565.1073741840.113148448705253&type=1" target="_blank">here</a> to see pictures of the different Memorial Day campus activities that took place across Katy ISD.</p></div>

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Morton Ranch Junior High

2498 N. Mason Road

Katy, TX 77449

Principal: Mark McCord

Ph: 281.237.7400     Fax: 281.644.1670

   

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