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Guests Share Photos of 2016 Katy ISD Awards of ExcellenceGuests Share Photos of 2016 Katy ISD Awards of Excellence<div class="ExternalClass473E34AEE6A045B8BEF2CEB4895FAA42"><p>​The Katy ISD Awards of Excellence event honors 12 students from each high school in Katy ISD who have risen to the top of the class in the following categories: English & Journalism, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Career & Technical Education, Performing & Fine Arts and At-Large. These students then select an Outstanding Teacher who has impacted their high school career. </p><p><span style="line-height:1.5;">Th</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">is year, event attendees were asked to help document the evening on social media. <a href="" target="_blank">Click here to see the tweets and photos guests shared with Katy ISD!</a></span><br></p></div>
Taylor High School Students Win Top Honors at 2016 Congressional Art CompetitionTaylor High School Students Win Top Honors at 2016 Congressional Art Competition<div class="ExternalClassE5B47E48BED94F7F80BAD82D21A0A806"><p>Students from Taylor High School took home top honors at this year's Congressional Art Competition hosted by Congressman John Culberson (TX-07). </p><p><span style="line-height:1.5;">Catherine Xu, Amber Wang and Kate Larsen won first, second and third place, respectively. Xu's drawing, "Close Up Encounter," will be displayed for one year at the United States Capitol.</span><span style="line-height:1.5;"> </span></p><p> <span style="line-height:1.5;">"The artwork we see here is truly remarkable," said Congressman Culberson at a ceremony held for the finalists in his Houston office. "Year after year, it is such a treat to witness the great level of talent these students from our district have. </span><span style="line-height:1.5;">Our office received 38 entries from six different schools in Houston and today we have the opportunity to celebrate their hard work."</span></p><p>Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent. Students from each congressional district in America submit their work to their Representative's office, and panels of local artists select the winning entries. </p><p>Since the competition was launched in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students across the nation have participated in the annual event.</p></div>
Moving over the Summer?Moving over the Summer?<div class="ExternalClassBE99C3E62F074CBEA32DBE2A79E9EFD5"><p>​If you will be moving over the summer and not returning to Taylor High School next year, please let the Registrars (in the counseling office) know.​ 281-237-3100​</p></div>
Power ReviewsPower Reviews<div class="ExternalClassDEACA8122E7E4277991722349585D6FE"><p>​Power Review sign ups began today and will end Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  Power Reviews will be held Thursday, May 19, 2016; Monday, May 23, 2016; Tuesday, May, 24, 2016 and Wednesday, May 25, 2016; from 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm.  Sign-ups will be held during lunches and the cost of each Power Review is $5.00.  Classes that are being offered are listed <strong><a href="/campus/THS/Documents/2016_Spring_POWER_Review_Classes.pdf">here​</a></strong>.</p></div>
Katy ISD Elementary Schools to Host Receptions for Graduating SeniorsKaty ISD Elementary Schools to Host Receptions for Graduating Seniors<div class="ExternalClass7ABE4F6807CE41F6B39DCB06795D7D18"><p>​Seven Katy ISD elementary schools will be hosting reunions/receptions for alumni who are graduating from Katy ISD high schools this year. </p><ul><li>Bear Creek Elementary – Wednesday, May 18<sup>th</sup> from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the library; <a href="/Documents/BCE_Senior%20Reception%20Invitation%20Flyer%20May%2018%202016.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here to view flier</span></a>.</li><li>Fielder Elementary - Thursday, May 26th from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. in the library.</li><li>Franz Elementary – Wednesday, May 18<sup>th</sup> from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the library; <a href="/Documents/FES%20_%202016%20Senior%20Reception%20Invitation.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here to view flier</span></a>.</li><li>Katy Elementary – Friday, May 20th at 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the library. </li><li>Rylander Elementary – Tuesday, May 17<sup>th</sup> from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. in the library; <a href="/Documents/RRE_Senior%20reunion%20postcard%202016.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here to view flier.</span></a></li><li>Williams Elementary – Wednesday, May 18<sup>th</sup> at 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the library.</li><li>Winborn Elementary – Wednesday, May 25<sup>th</sup> from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the library. </li></ul><p>For more information, please contact the hosting school. </p></div>
Katy ISD Students Receive State Medals at 2016 Visual Art Scholastic EventKaty ISD Students Receive State Medals at 2016 Visual Art Scholastic Event<div class="ExternalClassAD1A97C29C95469285E8014CE4CA3012"><p>​A total of 36 Katy ISD students received State Medallions, with four students winning the Gold Seal of Excellence Award, at the state <strong>Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE)</strong> in April. VASE provides students the opportunity to bring artwork created in their art classes to regional and state events for evaluation by certified jurors. The following students received State Medallions and Gold Seals in this year's VASE competition:</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>STATE MEDALLIONS</strong></p><p><strong>Elissa Balke, </strong>Taylor HS<br> <strong>Jorge Berumen</strong>, Katy HS<br> <strong>Allyson Bishop</strong>, Taylor HS<br> <strong>Grace A. Carter</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Dani Cespesdes</strong>, Taylor HS<br> <strong>Camille Conner</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Luana Da Sacramento</strong>, Tompkins HS<strong> </strong><br><strong>Fatemeh Ebrahami</strong>, Taylor HS<strong> </strong><br><strong>Maddie Fossitt</strong>, Tompkins HS<br> <strong>Veronica Hernandez</strong>, Tompkins HS<br> <strong>Flora Hu</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Yi Hu</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Fernanda Huerta Lira</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Renee Josse De Lisle</strong>, Tompkins HS<br> <strong>Iris Lee</strong>, Taylor HS<br> <strong>Andrea Liu, </strong>Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Audrey Liu</strong>, Tompkins HS<br><strong> Mahshad Majlessi</strong>, Taylor HS<br> <strong>Amina Moeen</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<strong> </strong><br><strong>Natasha Nehra</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Daniel W. Pastrana</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Maria Prado</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br><strong> Brittany C. Roberts</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Josephine Schider, </strong>Cinco Ranch HS<strong> </strong><br><strong>Chay Schmidt</strong>, Tompkins HS<br> <strong>Allyson Su</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Chelsea Tang</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Akhil Thadani</strong>, Seven Lakes HS<br> <strong>Amber Wang, </strong>Taylor HS<br> <strong>Maddison Willmott</strong>, Cinco Ranch HS<br> <strong>Christina Zhou</strong>, Tompkins HS<br> <strong>Stephanie P. Zhou</strong>, Seven Lakes HS</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>GOLD SEAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD</strong></p><p><strong>Andrea Arrangoiz</strong>, Tompkins HS<br> <strong>Ophelia Hoffman</strong>, Cinco Ranch HS<br> <strong>Shaylee Madriz</strong>, Tompkins HS<br> <strong>Kathy Wang</strong>, Seven Lakes HS</p><p>VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. Sponsored by the Texas Art Education Association, the program is only eligible for Texas high school students in grades 9-12. <a href=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here</span></a> for more information on this event. </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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