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Les-Miserables - January 24, 25, and 26 at 7:00 p.m. Performing Arts Center
January 24, 25, and 26 at 7:00 p.m. Performing Arts Center
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KSR on KPRCKSR on KPRC<div class="ExternalClass6CEC0736361848FBADBD26263A6E64AE"><p>​Katy Students Run was featured on KPRC in a story from Taylor High School. <a href="" title="KSR on KPRC" target="_blank"><strong>VIDEO</strong></a><br>KSR seeks to empower at-risk students in Katy to set and achieve life-altering goals through mentorship, unconditional acceptance, and training for a half-marathon. Through mentorship, unconditional acceptance and training for a half-marathon we empower youth to set and achieve life-altering goals.<br></p></div>
Taylor High School to Present Les MisérablesTaylor High School to Present Les Misérables<div class="ExternalClass96E7D1D40E54453A9E1120A655CE060B"><p>James E. Taylor High School Fine Arts Department presents <em>Les Misérables</em> School Edition.  Considered to be in the top ten most popular musicals of all-time, <em>Les Misérables</em> is adapted by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg from the Victor Hugo's landmark novel set amidst 19<sup>th</sup> century France's social change and political revolution.</p><p>The story follows Jean Valjean (played by senior Jarrod Wells) imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread to save his starving niece.  Upon release on parole, Inspector Javert (sophomore Jacob Lewis) tells Valjean that he will never be more than a thief.  Valjean finds life outside of prison harsh as a literally branded man.  After finding unexpected kindness from the bishop (senior Daniel Oluoha), Valjean breaks parole and creates a new identity and life for himself.  Time passes and Valjean is now the mayor and a successful businessman.  When he finds his former employee Fantine (senior Abigail Boyce) on death's bed, he vows to care for her daughter Cosette (fourth grader Maddie Derr,) whom he must buy off the con artist couple, the Thénardiers (senior James McCann and junior Ashleigh Townsend).  As Cosette (sophomore Caitlin Zimmerman) grows to become a woman, economic and political changes places Paris on the verge of a revolution.  Cosette falls in love with student revolutionary Marius (junior Ryan Lauer).  Valjean joins the revolution to protect the man his daughter loves while also being pursued by his nemesis Inspector Javert.  </p><p>Epic, grand and uplifting, <em>Les Misérables</em> packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. The sung-through pop opera overflows with memorable melodies.  James E. Taylor's collaborative multi-disciplinary production features the talents of theatre, choir, band, and orchestra students.</p><p>Performances take place on January 24, 25, and 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the James E. Taylor Performing Arts Center. All general admission tickets are $10.  Reserved tickets are $15.  Premium Reserved Tickets (including hors d'oeuvres and an exclusive photo opportunity) are $35.  All tickets are available online at <a href=""></a>. <br></p><p><br></p></div>
2019 Taylor High School AP Exam Information2019 Taylor High School AP Exam Information<div class="ExternalClassEDFD0FACF05F431C885011FECFE5CFE5"><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Registration Dates: February 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. – February 24, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Registration: Online at Total Registration</strong> </p><p><strong>LATE REGISTRATION:</strong>         February 25, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. – February 27, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ($5 per exam late fee).  </p><p><strong>COST:</strong>                                     <strong>$98 per AP Exam.</strong>  Students on the current THS Free/Reduced lunch list may apply for fee waivers during the exam registration process to reduce the cost of their exams.  His/her registration will be put on hold in Total Registration until their request for a fee waiver is verified.  The fee will be $15.60 per exam for Free/Reduced lunch registration.  Students in special economic circumstances (Free and Reduced Lunch) <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>MUST</strong></span> identify that need during the registration window. All requests for fee waivers must be made <strong>during the registration period for the exams</strong> to ensure proper arrangements are made for the student.  </p><p><strong>REFUNDS:</strong>                             $60 may be refunded to seniors who have been admitted to a college and who have documentation that the college will not accept their senior year AP exam scores for credit.  Refunds must be requested in writing with the documentation attached to Dr. Medrano in the Front Office by May 3, 2019 to request to not take the exam and receive a refund.  <strong>Check with your college or university before you register.</strong></p><p><strong>EXAM SCHEDULE:</strong>               AP Exams are scheduled for the weeks of May 6th – 10th and May 13th – 17th.  Refer to the back of this flyer for the full exam schedule.  The campus will determine the most appropriate schedule to accommodate any exam conflicts.  Alternate exams are administered May 22<sup>nd</sup> – 24<sup>th</sup>.</p><p><strong>ACCOMMODATIONS:</strong>         Students in need of testing accommodations must adhere to the College Board timeline for these requests.  <strong>Contact counselors' office with any questions.</strong></p><p><strong>REGISTRATION INFORMATION:</strong></p><ul><li>Register and pay for AP Exams online at <a href=""></a></li><li>Each student must use his/her own email address.  Siblings may not share an email address.  Katy ISD student email addresses are preferred.  Important AP Exam information will be sent to the address provided.</li><li>Answer all questions; Choose and mark the correct exam.</li><li>Have your debit or credit card ready when you register.</li><li>Registration is not complete until payment is made and the confirmation PDF is printed.</li><li>No registrations will be accepted after the deadline of February 27, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.</li></ul><p><strong>NOTES:</strong></p><ul><li>Students enrolled in AP classes are strongly encouraged but not required to participate in AP Exams.  The exam has no bearing on your high school course grade.</li></ul><ul><li>By state law, scores of 3, 4 or 5 on AP exams are accepted for credit at Texas public colleges and universities.  Other institutions have their own policy on awarding college credit or advanced standing.</li></ul><p><strong>READ the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents before taking AP Exams.</strong>  You may read it online at: </p><p><a href=""></a></p><p>Hard copies of the bulleting will be given to students by their AP teachers during the week of January 21-January 25.  Students are responsible for reading the bulleting and abiding by all guidelines.</p><p>Students are responsible for checking the policy for accepting AP scores at the college or university they plan to attend.  They can contact the university or visit College Board's website for information at <a href=""></a>.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>AP Testing Coordinator: Dr. Imelda Medrano<br></strong><strong><a href="/campus/THS/Pages/contact.aspx?ename=ImeldaMedrano&dname=Imelda%20Medrano" title="Dr. Imelda Medrano Email" target="_blank">Email</a>  </strong><strong>281-237-3123</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>AP Testing Coordinator Assistant: Beatriz Addison</strong><strong>  <br><a href="/campus/THS/Pages/contact.aspx?ename=BeatrizEAddison&dname=Bea%20Addison" title="Beatriz Addison email" target="_blank">Email</a></strong><strong>  </strong><strong>281-237-3133</strong></p><p><a href="/campus/THS/Documents/AP-Exam-Dates-2019.pdf" title="AP Exam Dates 2019"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" /><strong>AP-Exam-Dates-2019.pdf</strong></a><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Names New Superintendent of SchoolsKaty ISD Names New Superintendent of Schools<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>
Men Who Mentor EventMen Who Mentor Event<div class="ExternalClassDA0B9E8A7A8E4E1985D83B562762DCB5"><p>Give your time to a young man in need.  <br></p><p>Join the Katy ISD Partners in Education "Men Who Mentor" Event.<br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/011819_Men%20Who%20Mentor.jpg" alt="011819_Men Who Mentor.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:484px;" /><br></p></div>
Miller Career & Technology Open HouseMiller Career & Technology Open House<div class="ExternalClassE5D7F26F85464588839181681FD7CFA8"><p>​<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/010819_MCTC_Open%20House%20Event%20Flyer.jpg" alt="010819_MCTC_Open House Event Flyer.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:471px;" /><br></p></div>

James E. Taylor High School

20700 Kingsland Blvd.

Katy, Texas 77450

Principal: Chris Morgan

Ph: 281.237.3100    Fax: 281.644.1760

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