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Katy Virtual School Summer Registration Begins February 1, 2018
Katy Virtual School Summer Registration Begins February 1, 2018

 

 

Katy ISD Police Officers Honored for Demonstrating Bravery Behind the BadgeKaty ISD Police Officers Honored for Demonstrating Bravery Behind the Badge2018-06-01T19:37:47Z<div class="ExternalClass1CAFE9553AC94A3A93818D7B2E8A2052"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">This summer two Katy Independent School District students will enjoy their school break thanks to the quick thinking of three Katy ISD Police Officers.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Officer Christopher Pickering, Officer Michael Seiss and Officer Jose Gonzalez used their law enforcement and crisis management skills to save the lives of two students contemplating suicide.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Chief of Police Robert E. Jinks, along with his staff, honored them with the </span><em style="text-align:justify;">Chief's Meritorious Citation Award.</em><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">On January 8, 2018, Officer Pickering was dispatched to a residence in reference to a possible suicidal student.  Officer Pickering's crisis intervention skills and his ability to develop a rapport with the student led to a voluntary mental health evaluation which saved the student's life.  After receiving treatment, the student informed the police department that Officer Pickering's dedication to his duty and his show of concern prevented him from taking his life that evening.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">On March 7, 2018, Officer Seiss and Officer Gonzalez were dispatched to Cinco Ranch High School in reference to a possible suicide.  Upon arriving both officers quickly assessed the severity of the incident and immediately began life-saving measures, that included creating a make-shift tourniquet with a leather belt, in order to halt the loss of blood from the victim. The actions of these two officers were instrumental in saving his life. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Every day there is an abundance of heroism displayed by our officers throughout our campuses," said Chief Jinks.  "Although we don't often witness these acts of bravery, the work our law enforcement officers conduct at our schools proves to be a life-changing one," added Jinks. </p><p>The <em>Chief's Meritorious Citation Award</em> is presented to recognize and reward the actions of law enforcement officers and staff for their meritorious service to our school district.  This recognition reflects a commitment to the Katy ISD Police Department's core values which are <em>Integrity First, Service before Self and Excellence in All.</em><em>  </em>All three officers will now wear the merit pin as part of their uniform. </p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/060118_Officer%20Christopher%20Pickering.jpg" alt="060118_Officer Christopher Pickering.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Officer Christopher Pickering</p><p><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/060118_Officer%20Jose%20Gonzalez%20-%20smaller.jpg" alt="060118_Officer Jose Gonzalez - smaller.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Officer Jose Gonzalez</p><p style="text-align:center;"><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/060118_Officer%20Michael%20Seiss%20-%20smaller.jpg" alt="060118_Officer Michael Seiss - smaller.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Officer Michael Seiss</p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Appoints New Principal of Seven Lakes High SchoolKaty ISD Appoints New Principal of Seven Lakes High School2018-05-30T19:50:53Z<div class="ExternalClass7468E440E20E4741B1C5AB3542FD623E"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy Independent School District Superintendent Lance Hindt appointed Kerri Finnesand as the new principal of Seven Lakes High School (SLHS).</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Finnesand will be replacing Ted Vierling who was named the new assistant superintende</span><span style="text-align:justify;">n</span><span style="text-align:justify;">t of operations during the monthly Katy ISD board meeting.</span><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Becoming a Spartan is a distinction I will value tremendously," says Kerri Finnesand, new principal for SLHS.  "I will uphold the great work that has taken place by the campus students and staff and also strive to advance the educational excellence values as well as the character and service we offer at this campus that I now call my new home," added Finnesand.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ms. Finnesand has 22 years of experience in education.  Her service includes five years of teaching, three years as an assistant principal, two years as an intermediate principal and 13 years as a principal at all three levels.  Ms. Finnesand holds a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University and a Master of Education from the University of Houston.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Ms. ​Finnesand will join the Spartan family on May 31.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Names New Assistant Superintendent of OperationsKaty ISD Names New Assistant Superintendent of Operations2018-05-30T19:50:21Z<div class="ExternalClassBFF04B140E5544E38F9CBBAFCC310E30"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">With a unanimous vote of 6-0, tonight the Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees named Ted Vierling as the new assistant superintendent of operations. </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Mr. Vierling has 20 years of experience in Katy ISD.  His service includes four years of teaching and two years serving as an assistant principal at Mayde Creek High School and two years as an assistant principal followed by five years as the principal at Beckendorff Junior High.  For the past seven years, he has served as the principal at Seven Lakes High School.  </p><p>Mr. Vierling is a graduate of Katy High School.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and a Master of Education Leadership from the University of Houston.  Mr. Vierling will begin his new position on July 1, 2018.​</p><p>​<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Ted%20Vierling%20-%20smaller.jpg" alt="Ted Vierling - smaller.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p></div>

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Spartan Spectacular

8/7/2018

Open House

9/17/2018

Homecoming Game

10/5/2018

Homecoming Dance - TBA

10/6/2018

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Seven Lakes High School

9251 South Fry Road

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Kerri Finnesand​

Ph:281.237.2800 Fax:281.644.1785

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

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