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THS Cross Country Parent Meetings THS Cross Country Parent Meetings <div class="ExternalClass391F0E11C785422F814054548FD39619"><p><strong>​</strong><span style="font-size:13px;"><strong>Boys Team</strong> - Monday July 21st 6:30 9th grade cafeteria</span></p><div><strong>Girls Team</strong> - Thursday July 24th 6:30 9th grade cafeteria</div><div> </div><div>Please remember to bring the following:</div><div>* KISD participation and physical forms (see link below)</div><div>* Copy of Birth Certificate (new team member only)</div><div>* Copy of a Utility Bill for proof of residence (NOT a cell phone bill)</div><div>* $20 to cover snacks, etc. for the season</div><div> </div><div><a href="/dept/athletics/Pages/Physicals.aspx">​</a></div><div> </div><div>The sooner you can turn in these forms the better. They will be due no later than August 4th which is the first official day of practice.</div><div> </div><div>If you have any questions please feel free to contact myself or Kathryn Munford (Boys team parent)</div><div> </div><div>Looking forward to a great season!</div><div>Tracy Zizka</div><div>Girls team parent</div><div><br></div><div> The first day of practice is August 4th at 7am.​<br></div></div>
Katy ISD Musicians Named Outstanding Performers in UIL State CompetitionKaty ISD Musicians Named Outstanding Performers in UIL State Competition<div class="ExternalClassB0BFB985135443F4939CEA35EBCD2867"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">A total of six Katy ISD student musicians were recently named </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Outstanding Performers</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> in the 2014 </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> held in May. More than 700 Katy ISD students advanced to the prestigious state competition held at the University of Texas at Austin by earning a Superior Rating at the Regional UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest.</span></p><p>Congratulations to this year's Outstanding Performers:</p><ul><li><strong>Morgan Hollingshead</strong>, Katy High School, Girls' Voice – Director: Robert Dierdorf</li><li><strong>Helen Zhou</strong>, Seven Lakes High School, Violin – Director: Desiree Overree</li><li><strong>Jessica Mortensen</strong>, Katy High School, Alto Saxophone – Director: Terence Gorton</li><li><strong>Amber Park</strong>, Seven Lakes High School, Clarinet – Director: Damon Archer</li><li><strong>Kara Miller</strong>, Seven Lakes High School, French Horn – Director: Damon Archer</li><li><strong>Evan Toler</strong>, Taylor High School, Clarinet – Director: Christopher Bailey</li></ul><p>Additionally, the District had 131 student musicians who earned Gold medals and 244 students who earned Silver medals in the state competition. <a href="" style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here</a> to learn more about the UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition.</p></div>
Seven Lakes and Taylor High School KEYS students and mentors honored Seven Lakes and Taylor High School KEYS students and mentors honored <div class="ExternalClassCDF6E2842F034D9EBF4F6D09D0932C92"><p>​On May 29 during the annual mentor breakfast, Seven Lakes High School honored 49 mentors and 56 KEYS students. Additionally, KEYS Scholarships were awarded to eight Seven Lakes graduates. </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/SLHS_THS_Keys.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:560px;" /><em>Pictured here with their mentors: Joshua Lewandowski, John Parks, Tobias Perez, Connie Pettitt, Meghan Rudie, Jamarques Varner, Hunter Wright and Victoria Zepeda. </em></p><p>Also, KEYS Scholarships were awarded to two Taylor High School graduates during their Mentor Appreciation Breakfast on May 1. </p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/THS_Keys.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:560px;height:392px;" /><br><em>Left to right: Martha Brown, Mentor Kathy Miesner, Taylor KEYS Liaison Stephanie Gowan with Chelsea Darling, Rish Agarwal, Mentor Tom Miesner, Taylor Principal Jeff Stocks</em></p><p><br>Congratulations to all the honorees and scholarship recipients! Visit our Partners in Education, to learn more about <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/KEYSMentoring.aspx">KEYS Mentoring Program</a>. </p></div>
Spring Accomplishments at THSSpring Accomplishments at THS<div class="ExternalClass49F62353D3984BCBBF52CC0F4FE33DE0"><p>​Watch this video on the Spring Accomplishments at Taylor High School.</p><p><a href="">​</a>​ <br></p></div>
THS Athletic Trainer Daniel Young selected as 2014 All-Star Athletic TrainerTHS Athletic Trainer Daniel Young selected as 2014 All-Star Athletic Trainer<div class="ExternalClass330C730F37ED4730BD5D287E72E4C431"><p>​Taylor High School’s athletic trainer Daniel Young has been selected to serve as an All-Star Trainer at the Texas Girls Coaches Association 2014 Summer Games.</p><p>Young will join five other athletic trainers from across Texas in taking care of the medical coverage for the athletes that have been selected to compete in the Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball All-Star games in Arlington, TX from June 9 – 11. </p><p>Young was nominated by peers for having outstanding qualities in athletic training. </p></div>
Katy ISD Honored Fallen Soldiers with Activities District-wideKaty ISD Honored Fallen Soldiers with Activities District-wide<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="" 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="" 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="" target="_blank">here</a> to see pictures of the different Memorial Day campus activities that took place across Katy ISD.</p></div>

James E. Taylor High School

20700 Kingsland Blvd.

Katy, Texas 77450

Principal: Jeff Stocks

Ph: 281.237.3100    Fax: 281.644.1760

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