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Katy Independent School District

West Memorial Junior High

WMJH Counselors

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Holly Martinez
​6th Grade
281-237-4829                          

        ​Pearl Fierro
       8th Grade
       281-237-6431​

              Pam McAdams
              7th Grade 
              281-237-6432


Incoming Students to West Memorial Junior High 2020-2021

Welcome to WMJH! We are looking forward to seeing all of our new Jaguars.The following documents may help with your transition to WMJH; contact list and helpful website information. See you soon. 

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Each year parents/guardians are asked to designate persons on their child's enrollment card who can be contacted in the case of an emergency occurring at school when a parent/guardian cannot be reached.  An emergency may be as simple as a child with fever who needs to be taken home to a child who needs to be taken to the hospital via an ambulance for a severe medical condition.  As a reminder, the enrollment card states, "Emergency contacts are only authorized access to information regarding the student and authority to transport the student in an emergency situation occurring at school when the parent/guardian cannot be reached.  At any other time, emergency contacts have no rights regarding the student and must have written authorization from the parent/guardian for a specific date/time to pick up the student from school."  It is important that the names and phone numbers listed for emergency contacts are accurate at all times.


McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act​ is a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and education stability for homeless children and youth. The term homeless children and youth means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason. Students who are homeless are not required to provide proof of residency before enrolling. 

For specific questions, you can contact Kristie Valdez, Title I Parent Support Specialist 281-396-2612 


Legacy Parent Academy

The Katy ISD Legacy Parent Academy is a series of informational sessions specifically designed to assist parents by providing valuable information that relates to topics that go beyond the academic experience.  The goal of the Katy ISD Legacy Parent Academy is to equip parents with strategies and techniques to support their students.  Five of the academy sessions focus on social-emotional learning topics and six focus on academic topics. The Legacy Parent Academy site contains session descriptions and a link to register for each session.

 

CBE Information

Katy ISD offers Credit by Examination  for acceleration at every grade level and subject area offered in accordance with the Texas State Board of Education rules. A student is allowed to advance one grade level or one course per academic year. Katy ISD offers four Credit by Examination testing windows throughout the year.

 

P.E Waiver 

Off Campus PE forms can be turned into the Counseling Office the first week of school.

      

Gifted and Talented 

If you have questions about the Gifted and Talented Program, please email our GT Facilitator, Danielle Sanchez  daniellesanchez@KATYISD.ORG (281) 237-9399


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Character Strong

Most people fundamentally want to BE good, but not all of us know how to DO good. CharacterStrong helps our students forge meaningful relationships, build positive community, focus on social-emotional learning, and develop character. 

National TEEN LINE Teens Helping Teens

1-800-852-8336

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-237-8255​

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Speak Up

Katy ISD's anonymous reporting system for students and school-related concerns. Speak Up provides students with a safe place to submit safety and well-being tips to help prevent school-related incidents that cause harm to others. Tips may include bullying, weapons, suicide or self-harm, illicit drug use, inappropriate relationships, violence, or any other concern.  


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