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Seven Lakes Junior High

 

 

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Katy ISD Hosts 34th Annual Folk Life FestivalKaty ISD Hosts 34th Annual Folk Life Festival2019-03-21T14:54:14Z<div class="ExternalClassA3F47D0335C3467A8E7C22DE64D1F091"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Ever wondered what life was like in Texas during the late 1800's?  At the upcoming 34</span><sup style="text-align:justify;">th</sup><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span><a href="/dept/olc/Pages/FolkLifeFestival.aspx" style="text-align:justify;">Annual Folk Life Festival</a><span style="text-align:justify;">, visitors will get a chance to experience pioneer life by seeing how they dressed, how they survived, the types of foods they prepared and even where their children went to school.  Other activities </span>include:<span style="text-align:justify;">  blacksmith demonstrations, hand quilting, woodworking </span>and<span style="text-align:justify;"> roping skills presentations.  Admission is only $1.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Visitors will also be able to walk the nature trails, visit the duck ponds and see the exhibits in the science and history classrooms. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>What:             <br>34</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> Annual Folk Life Festival</strong></p><p><strong>Where:</strong>           <br>Kenneth D. Welch Outdoor Learning Center<br>6301 South Stadium Lane<br>Katy, TX  77494</p><p><strong>When:            <br>Saturday, April 6, 2019<br></strong>9 a.m. – 3 p.m.</p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/032119_Folk%20Life%20Festival.jpg" alt="032119_Folk Life Festival.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:608px;" /><br></p></div>
Orchestra - Prestigious HonorOrchestra - Prestigious Honor2019-03-20T13:40:21Z<div class="ExternalClass0AFAAA2C4A7040AC8107EC9564A0ECBF"><p>​<br>Over Spring Break, the Seven Lakes Junior High Honor Orchestra attended the Music for All Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was a prestigious honor to be invited to perform at the Festival as only two junior high orchestras from around the country were invited to attend. We are extremely proud of all students who were a part of this experience! </p><p>Congratulations!</p><p>Kristin Harper<br>Principal</p><p><img alt="orchestra.jpg" src="/campus/SLJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/orchestra.jpg" style="margin:5px;vertical-align:middle;float:none;" /><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Students Spelling out Victory!Katy ISD Students Spelling out Victory!2019-03-04T21:56:16Z<div class="ExternalClass93E9BC202BA140209AC232EECA7ED442"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">W-I-N-N-E-R-S that spells Winners!!  </span></p><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy Independent School District is proud to announce the recent 2019 Katy ISD Spelling Bee Winners.  The winning word was "drupaceous" which Beckendorff Junior High Keerthana Krishnan spelled out without hesitation.  The seventh-grader went through a rigorous 21 rounds of competition to ultimately be recognized as the Spelling Bee Champion of Katy ISD. Memorial Parkway Junior High seventh-grader Beck Beathard was named the Spelling Bee Runner-up and Janina Ojeiduma, an eighth-grader from Seven Lakes Junior High was named Spelling Bee Alternate.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"The hard work, determination and countless hours spent by these Katy ISD students to prepare for such competition is a clear demonstration of their passion to excel in whatever they set their minds to," said Katy ISD Instructional Officer for Curriculum and Instruction Lisa Wells.  "Students are excited for the District's competition and we know they will represent Katy ISD well," added Wells. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Keerthana and Beck will represent Katy ISD at the Houston Public Media Regional Spelling Bee on March 23.  The Champion and Runner-up at the Regional Spelling Bee event will then advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. in May 2019.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Best of luck to these students!<br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/K.%20Krishnan%20B.%20Beathard%20J.%20Ojeiduma%20-%20Champion%20Runner%20Up%20Alternate.jpeg" alt="K. Krishnan B. Beathard J. Ojeiduma - Champion Runner Up Alternate.jpeg" style="margin:5px;width:530px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:center;">Photo Attribution:</p><p style="text-align:center;">Left:  Beckendorff Junior High Keerthana Krishnan</p><p style="text-align:center;">Grade 7</p><p style="text-align:center;">Champion</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Center:  Memorial Parkway Junior High Beck Beathard</p><p style="text-align:center;">Grade 7</p><p style="text-align:center;">Runner-Up</p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;">Right:  Seven Lakes Junior High Janina Ojeiduma</p><p style="text-align:center;">Grade 8</p><p style="text-align:center;">Alternate<br></p><p><br></p></div>
Course Selection Timeline and Web PageCourse Selection Timeline and Web Page2019-01-24T18:36:35Z<div class="ExternalClassD9389F41E1CB4AC8A9F890AC58947FFB"><p>​</p><h2 style="margin:auto;color:#f95300;text-transform:none;line-height:1.4;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:lato-bol;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:300;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">Course Selection Page</h2><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;color:#222222;text-transform:none;line-height:1.5;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:lato-reg, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;"><br></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;color:#222222;text-transform:none;line-height:1.5;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:lato-reg, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;">Visit the following link to view any course selection related information or presentation:</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;color:#222222;text-transform:none;line-height:1.5;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:lato-reg, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:#ffffff;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;"><a href="/campus/SLJH/Pages/SLJH-Course-Selection.aspx" target="_blank" style="color:#c40000;text-decoration:none;">Course Selection Page</a></p><p></p><p></p></div><div class="ExternalClassD9389F41E1CB4AC8A9F890AC58947FFB"><p><img alt="Course selection timeline Seven Lakes Junior High.png" src="/campus/SLJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Course%20selection%20timeline%20Seven%20Lakes%20Junior%20High.png" style="margin:5px;" /></p></div>
Katy ISD Names New Superintendent of SchoolsKaty ISD Names New Superintendent of Schools2019-01-15T04:28:34Z<div class="ExternalClass8DBFBD071CF2430A803710635295A9E1"><p>Katy ISD Board of Trustees voted 7-0 to name Ken Gregorski as the new superintendent of schools.<br></p><p>Gregorski is a veteran educator with 26 years of experience in public education. Having served as a teacher, associate principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and deputy superintendent in school districts of different sizes and varying needs, he has demonstrated the ability to lead with determination, vision, and a deep understanding of a community's priorities. He is also the father of two secondary students currently enrolled in Katy ISD schools. </p><p>"It is my mission to provide leadership and direction for Katy ISD to ensure our educational system is based upon the needs of our students, standards of excellence and equity, and on community goals," said new Superintendent of Schools Ken Gregorski.</p><p>During his tenure as deputy superintendent, Gregorski played an integral role in laying the groundwork for the current model of student learning in Katy ISD through his supervision of the School Leadership and Support Department, Human Resources, and the Athletics Department. As superintendent of schools, it is expected that Gregorski will maintain Katy ISD's current direction, sustain its continuity of leadership, and guide the District toward fulfilling the goals of its five-year strategic plan.<br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Gregorski,%20Kenneth-%20017%204x5.jpg" alt="Gregorski, Kenneth- 017 4x5.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:444px;" /><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Earns Place on AP District Honor RollKaty ISD Earns Place on AP District Honor Roll2018-12-20T16:03:17Z<div class="ExternalClass8A14B14871EE4445AAD9456B0A90040B"><p>Katy Independent School District is one of 373 school districts in the United States and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9<sup>th</sup> Annual AP<sup>®</sup> District Honor Roll<strong> </strong>for increasing access to Advanced Placement (AP) course work.<br></p><p>AP final scores are reported on a 5-point scale with 5 being extremely well qualified, 4 is well qualified, 3 is qualified, 2 is possibly qualified and 1 is a no recommendation.<br><span style="text-align:justify;"><br>"From 2017 to 2018, the number of AP exams administered in Katy ISD increased by 20 percent and the number of students participating in AP exams increased by 25 percent," said Alene Lindley, Katy ISD Director of Secondary Curriculum, GT and Advanced Academics.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">"In Katy ISD, 77.4 percent of the 2018 AP exams were scored at a three (3) or better, validating the hard work of both students and teachers," added Lindley.</span><br></p><p>To be included on the AP District Honor Roll, participating districts must: </p><ul><li>Increase participation/access to AP course work by at least 4 percent in large districts, at least 6 percent in medium districts and at least 11 percent in small districts.</li><li>Increase or maintain the percentage of exams taken by Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students who scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam.</li><li>Improve or maintain performance levels when comparing the percentage of students in 2018 scoring a three (3) or higher to those in 2016, unless the district has already attained a performance level at which more than 70 percent of its AP students are scoring a 3 or higher. </li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">For more information on the AP District Honor Roll, visit the <a href="https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/awards/district-honor-roll">College Board website.</a><br></p><p><br></p></div>

Upcoming Events

SLJH Tennis vs. MMJH

3/25/2019

Honors Orchestra UIL Concert & Sight Reading Contest

3/26/2019 - 3/27/2019

Katy Choral Festival (6th Grade only) - Time TBD

3/26/2019 - 3/27/2019

3/26/2019

ILT

3/27/2019

Boys District  Track Meet - Running Finals

3/27/2019

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 Seven Lakes Junior High School​

6026 Katy-Gaston Road

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Kristin Harper

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School Hours: 8:45 a.m. to 3:55 p.m.​

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