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MRJH has a TAEA March Youth Art Month “State Capitol Show” Art Student Winner!MRJH has a TAEA March Youth Art Month “State Capitol Show” Art Student Winner!2017-02-15T13:43:28Z<div class="ExternalClass9A0A9E91F37F45C286873B518846C15C"><h2 style="text-align:center;">​CONGRATULATIONS TO </h2><h2 style="text-align:center;">Shai Guerrero, "Bathing in Sunshine" </h2><h2 style="text-align:center;">and Morton Ranch JH- teacher Malvina Castillo </h2><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>2017 Youth Art Month Capitol Show Winning piece!<br><span style="font-family:"calibri","sans-serif";font-size:11pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font><font color="#000000"> </font><font color="#000000"> </font><font color="#000000"> <img alt="Shai Guerrero.jpg" src="/campus/MRJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Shai%20Guerrero.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></font></span></strong></p><p>These pieces will be showcased in an art exhibit PK-12 from across the state of Texas.  Pieces from approximately fifty school districts will be exhibited in two Austin locations: The South Gallery at the State Capitol from March 28 – April 4, 2017. </p><p>And the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum from March 7 – March 26<sup>th</sup>, 2017. </p><p>Student Award Ceremony: Sunday, March 26<sup>th</sup> at 2 PM- Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin.  (Austin Room, 3<sup>rd</sup> floor) <a href="http://www.thestoryoftexas.com/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://www.thestoryoftexas.com/</span></a></p></div>
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MIGUEL BUENO FOR FINISHING THE CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON!!CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MIGUEL BUENO FOR FINISHING THE CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON!!2017-01-20T13:59:12Z<div class="ExternalClass010551045E2043B38F4855C681F2AB51"><h1>​Way to go Miguel!!  </h1><p><img alt="Miguel Bueno.jpg" src="/campus/MRJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Miguel%20Bueno.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:360px;height:640px;" /> </p></div>
Katy ISD Announces Athletic Hall of HonorKaty ISD Announces Athletic Hall of Honor2017-01-23T16:27:27Z<div class="ExternalClassF1EE4C831ED041D6BBAEEFB50427CFF9"><p>​<strong><em>Nominations being accepted for past and present athletic contributors</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is pleased to announce the establishment of an Athletic Hall of Honor to recognize the efforts and contributions of former student athletes, athletic teams, coaches and special merit individuals who have brought distinction, honor and excellence to themselves and to the District. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Nominations are now being accepted through March 15, 2017.  Submissions will be reviewed by the Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor Honorary Board and voted on by the Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor Committee. Once submitted, a nominee's application will remain active for five years with the Honorary Board. Due to the sheer volume of alumni worthy of such an honor, nominations will be accepted annually. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Hall of Honor Committee has already selected the following four state championship teams to be honored in the inaugural class of the Athletic Hall of Honor:</p><ul><li>Katy High School 1959 Football State Champions</li><li>Katy High School 1997 Football State Champions</li><li>Taylor High School 1997 Tennis State Champions </li><li>Taylor High School 1998 Tennis State Champions. </li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Individuals and state championship teams will be honored at a 2017 fall banquet and a Katy ISD football game.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">State championship teams will continue to be added to the Athletic Hall of Honor every year.  </p><p>For more information and access to the requirements and nomination form, click <a href="/dept/athletics/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">here</a>.</p></div>
BP Funds Katy ISD Education Foundation Teacher GrantsBP Funds Katy ISD Education Foundation Teacher Grants2016-12-15T15:02:18Z<div class="ExternalClassC22E7F36812444A6BB55622045643F70"><p><em>Three Years of Support Helps Fifty Different Classroom Projects</em></p><p>The <strong>Katy ISD Education Foundation</strong> recently launched its fifth <em>Inspiring Imagination</em> teacher grant application process, which will fund Katy ISD teacher grants for the 2017-2018 school year.  Community support for the grants is led by the Foundation's Cornerstone Investor, BP America, Inc.  This year, BP contributed $40,000 for S.T.E.M.-related teacher grants.  "The Katy ISD Education Foundation's partnership with BP represents the best of our community," said Katy ISD Superintendent, Dr. Lance Hindt.  "Our district is grateful to both BP and the Katy ISD Education Foundation for providing these opportunities for our teachers and students."</p><p>BP's three years of support for the Foundation has helped fifty different classroom projects all over Katy ISD, reaching multiple campuses, subject areas and grade levels.  Projects have included GEMS Club (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) at Hayes Elementary, West Memorial Junior High's Robotics Club and a library S.T.E.A.M. Makerspace project at Mayde Creek High School.  "BP is pleased to continue its support of this outstanding program that provides Katy ISD teachers additional resources needed to further inspire their students," said Marta Vasel, BP Vice President Strategic Cooperation. "This donation reaffirms BP's commitment to S.T.E.M. education and to the communities in which we live and operate."</p><p>In its first four years of operation, the Katy ISD Education Foundation has awarded more than $725,000 in grants to Katy ISD teachers across the district.  All Katy ISD educators directly involved in classroom instruction are invited to apply for a grant. Applications are due April 4, 2017.  To learn more, contact us at 281-396-6031 or visit <a href="http://www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org/">www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org</a>.</p><p> ​<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/BP%20Check%20Presentation%2011-4-16%202.jpg" alt="BP Check Presentation 11-4-16 2.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:500px;vertical-align:middle;" /></p><p><strong>About the Katy ISD Education Foundation </strong>- The Katy ISD Education Foundation serves as a catalyst for extraordinary teachers to create extraordinary classroom experiences for their students. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit for which contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>About BP</strong></span><strong>:</strong></p><p>Over the past 10 years, BP has invested more than $90 billion in the U.S. – more than any other energy company. BP is a leading producer of oil and gas and produces enough energy annually to light nearly the entire country for a year. Employing about 14,000 people across the country, BP supports more than 130,000 additional jobs through all of its business activities.</p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p></div>
Katy ISD Board of Trustees Approves Attendance Boundary ModificationsKaty ISD Board of Trustees Approves Attendance Boundary Modifications2017-02-17T18:02:54Z<div class="ExternalClassCB3FA1C95985482D898AE3313FE90931"><p>​<em>Approved ABMs to impact six campuses during the 2017-2018 school year </em></p><p style="text-align:justify;">During the Regular Meeting, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees approved the attendance boundary modifications (ABMs) presented to them on December 5, in preparation for the opening of Bryant Elementary, Stockdick Junior High and Paetow High School.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The approved ABM maps, which are designed to help balance enrollment at overcrowded campuses and ensure all students have equal access to a high quality education, were updated based on the feedback provided by the public through the survey and other reviews of campuses that are currently overcrowded. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">These ABMs will impact Morton Ranch High School, Katy High School, Katy Junior High, McDonald Junior High, Katy Elementary and Wolman Elementary. A letter will be mailed directly to all the impacted families by the end of January 2017. </p><p><strong>December 12, 2016 – Approved ABM Maps</strong></p><p><strong><img alt="Bryant Elem ABM.jpg" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Bryant%20Elem%20ABM.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:744px;height:963px;vertical-align:middle;" />​<br></strong></p><p><strong><img alt="Stockddick_JH_ABM.jpg" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Stockddick_JH_ABM.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:744px;vertical-align:middle;" /><br></strong> </p><p><strong><img alt="Paetow_HS_ABM.jpg" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Paetow_HS_ABM.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:744px;vertical-align:middle;" /><br></strong> </p><p><strong><span style="color:black;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">For more information and FAQs regarding ABMs, </span><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;"><a href="/Pages/ABM.aspx"><span style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">click here</span></a></span><span style="color:black;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">. </span><br></strong></p><p><em><br></em> </p></div>
Wood Group Partners with Morton Ranch Junior High in Founders Legacy ProgramWood Group Partners with Morton Ranch Junior High in Founders Legacy Program2016-12-08T19:51:28Z<div class="ExternalClass644B19C64E8F44F28C62CE3BDA03A80B"><p>The Wood Group Founders Legacy program, which is committed to giving back to the community, donated $10,000 to Morton Ranch Junior High (MRJH). The focus of the program is to invest in the lives of middle school children, which is typically the age when students begin to define their sense of self, their vision of the future and their career path.  </p><p>Michele McNichol, CEO of Wood Group Asset Life Cycle Solutions - West, presented the check to MRJH Principal, Dr. Sanée Bell on October 20, 2016.  In addition to the monetary contribution, Wood Group also participates in volunteer engagement activities throughout the school year, such as mentoring, Journal Pals program, staff appreciation, student incentives and instructional support, Junior Achievement and school beautification.  </p><p>The funds donated to the school will be used to support student leadership programs and opportunities, career exploration and community engagement initiatives.  ​</p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/FoundersLegacyMRJHCheckOct2016_05.jpg" alt="""" style="margin:5px;width:400px;vertical-align:middle;" /><br></p><p><strong>​Listed in photo from left to right: Dr. Sanée Bell and CEO Michele McNichol</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><br></p></div>

Upcoming Events

4th Grading Period Report Cards Go Home

2/27/2017

Theatre: Dress Week

2/27/2017 - 3/2/2017

Orchestra: Chamber Ensemble Concert

2/27/2017

Tennis Parent Meeting

2/28/2017

National Middle Level Education Month

3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017

Women's History Month

3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017

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Morton Ranch Junior High

2498 N. Mason Road

Katy, TX 77449

Principal: Dr. Sanée Bell

Ph: 281.237.7400    Fax: 281.644.1670

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

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