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Katy ISD Musical Groups Selected as 2014 Mark of Excellence WinnersKaty ISD Musical Groups Selected as 2014 Mark of Excellence Winners2014-09-25T18:16:15Z<div class="ExternalClass076D0FBF6FD344B6B87686979EAF1D2F"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">Several Katy ISD student groups were recently selected as winners in the </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Mark of Excellence Honors </strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">by the Foundation for Music Education. The Mark of Excellence Honors seek to recognize and award outstanding achievement in performance by high school and middle school bands.</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">​</span></p><p>The following groups were selected as <strong>National Winners </strong>in the Mark of Excellence:</p><ul><li><strong>Beckendorff Junior High Honor Orchestra</strong>, directed by Karel Butz</li><li><strong>Beckendorff Junior High Varsity Girl's Choir</strong>, directed by Janet Menzie</li></ul><p>The following groups were selected as <strong>Commended Winners</strong> in the Mark of Excellence:</p><ul><li><strong>James E. Taylor High School Orchestra</strong>, directed by Clinton Capshaw</li><li><strong>WoodCreek Junior High Chamber Orchestra</strong>, directed by Bryanna Porter and Kate Mathews</li><li><strong>Beck Junior High School Symphonic Band</strong>, directed by Brenden Steber</li><li><strong>Seven Lakes High School Wind Symphony</strong>, directed by Damon Archer</li><li><strong>Cinco Ranch High School Chorale</strong>, directed by Dorothy Wilson</li></ul><p>Mark of Excellence Honors consist of the National Wind Band Honors, National Choral Honors, National Orchestra Honors, National Jazz Honors, and National Percussion Ensemble Honors. It is a competition, entered by recordings, in which the top quarter of bands are selected as National Winners and the second quarter receive Commended Honors.</p><p>Visit the <a href="http://www.foundationformusiceducation.org/mark-of-excellence" style="text-decoration:underline;">Foundation for Music Education</a> website for more information on the individual Mark of Excellence Honors.</p></div>
House Bill 5 Community and Student Engagement ReportsHouse Bill 5 Community and Student Engagement Reports2014-08-07T23:58:15Z<div class="ExternalClass215BED4206E74963AC6DA80F56D4BCFD"><p dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;">​Texas Education Code §39.0545, as added by House Bill 5, 83rd Texas Legislature, requires all districts to evaluate the district’s performance and the performance of each campus in community and student engagement. All school districts and charters are required to assign a performance rating of Exemplary, Recognized, Acceptable, or Unacceptable to the district and each campus for overall performance and the following categories:</p><blockquote dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><p dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;">• Fine arts<br>• Wellness and physical education<br>• Community and parental involvement<br>• The 21st Century Workforce Development program<br>• The second language acquisition program<br>• The digital learning environment<br>• Dropout prevention strategies<br>• Educational programs for gifted and talented students</p></blockquote><p dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;">Statute also requires that local committee(s) determine the criteria that the district uses to evaluate and assign a status regarding compliance with statutory reporting and policy requirements.</p><p>Please access the reports below.</p><p><a href="http://kisd2.katyisd.org/assessment/Documents/HB5%20Community%20and%20Student%20Engagement%20-%20District.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />HB 5 Community and Student Engagement - District Response</a></p><p><a href="http://kisd2.katyisd.org/assessment/Documents/HB5%20Community%20and%20Student%20Engagement%20-%20Elementary%20Campus.pdf" target="_blank"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />HB5 Community and Student Engagement - Elementary Campuses</a></p><p><a href="http://kisd2.katyisd.org/assessment/Documents/HB5%20Community%20and%20Student%20Engagement%20-%20Secondary%20Campus.pdf" target="_blank"><img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />HB5 Community and Student Engagement - Secondary Campuses</a></p></div>
Katy ISD junior high students receive superior rankings at the Junior High Visual Art Scholastic Event Katy ISD junior high students receive superior rankings at the Junior High Visual Art Scholastic Event 2014-06-06T14:03:25Z<div class="ExternalClassC88DD7C6A66B48C6B0C10C8DB00F8030"><p>​Students from Beckendorff, Cinco Ranch, Katy, West Memorial and Woodcreek junior high schools submitted a total of 131 pieces of artwork to the Junior High Visual Art Scholastic Event. <br> <br>The Jr VASE program (formerly Junior VASE) is the only art event of its kind in the nation which provides students the opportunity to bring artworks created in their art classes to a regional event where they are interviewed by a certified juror who evaluates their work based on a standard based rubric and their understanding of the art processes involved in the development of their artwork.<br> <br>Of the 131 student entries, 93 were rated ‘Superior’ and advanced to compete for the ‘Best of the Superior Ratings’. The following six entries were rated ‘Best of the Superior Ratings’ and received an additional silver medal. <br> <br>Congratulations to the winners and all the participants!<br> <br><strong>Best of the Superior Ratings </strong></p><ul><li><p>Fabiana Munoz, “Lone Tulip”, Cinco Ranch JH, teacher- Hailey-Ann Booth</p></li><li><p>Conner Padron, “The Red Windown”, Beckendorff JH, teacher- Lisa Hiscocks</p></li><li><p>Karen Sun, “Flying Prints” and “Underwater Watercolor”,  Beckendorff JH, teacher- Lisa Hiscocks</p></li></ul><ul><li><p>Sierra Harriman, “Ben, Zeus, And Haley Blue”, Woodcreek JH, teacher- Robert Hall </p></li><li><p>Christina Zhou, “Wicked-A Sister’s Solo”, Woodcreek JH, teacher- Robert Hall </p></li></ul></div>

WoodCreek Junior High

1801 WoodCreek Bend Lane

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Kerri Finnesand

Ph: 281.234.0800    Fax: 281.644.1860

School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

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