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Community to Dedicate SPARK Park at Franz ElementaryCommunity to Dedicate SPARK Park at Franz Elementary2017-12-12T18:27:45Z<div class="ExternalClass29BBD3CE7EA049F0A9F7C39049702A7A"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">The Franz Elementary family invites the community, parents, staff, students and media partners to the official dedication of their new SPARK Park.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Due to the SPARK Program and contributions from the local community, this park will be available for public use during non-school hours and on weekends.  It features modular playground equipment, walking trails, picnic tables, outdoor music equipment and learning spaces.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">SPARK, an organization created in 1983 to increase park and recreational spaces in the Greater Houston area, has helped to turn underutilized school playgrounds into neighborhood parks at more than 200 locations.</p><p><strong>Where:</strong>         <br>Franz Elementary<br>2751 Westgreen Blvd.<br>Katy, TX  77449</p><p><strong>When:</strong><strong>          <br></strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Thursday, December 14<br></strong></span><strong>9 a.m.</strong></p><p></p></div>
Katy ISD "No Texting and Driving" Video Receives Innovation AwardKaty ISD "No Texting and Driving" Video Receives Innovation Award2017-12-12T01:28:12Z<div class="ExternalClass82D7DE86B28D4008A11E372D6C08BD77"><p></p><p style="text-align:left;"><span>T</span><span>he Katy Independent School District receives the 2017 Risk Ma</span><span>nagement Innovation Award for its "No Texting and Driving" video. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Risk Management Department, along with employees from Communications, Human Resources, Curriculum and Instruction and the Katy ISD Police Department produced the video to provide awareness of the new "no texting and driving" statewide law which took effect on September 1, 2017.  The video was distributed to over three million people as well as to the top 100 school districts in the nation.  Prior to the law taking effect the video was disseminated to all Katy ISD schools and till this day it is used as an informative piece to save lives.</p><p>Click here to view the <a href="https://youtu.be/ckcrcZG61rs">"No Texting and Driving" video</a>.​</p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/IMG_0294%20-%20smaller%20for%20web.jpg" alt="IMG_0294 - smaller for web.jpg" style="margin:5px;" />​<br></p><p>(Attribution from left to right:  Bill Lacy, Board of Trustee, Brandy Richard, Employee Relations Coordinator for Human Resources, Tiffany Shirey, English Language Arts Teacher at Paetow High School and Lance Nauman, Director of Katy ISD Risk Management.)</p></div>
PASA Project Continued Growth in Katy ISDPASA Project Continued Growth in Katy ISD2017-12-05T02:24:28Z<div class="ExternalClass0E2E0DA5FE5D4FA98D13BBD60E6F2FC1"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">During the December Katy ISD Board of Trustees meeting, Population and Survey Analysts (PASA) presented the Katy Independent School District 2017 Demographic Update an</span><span style="text-align:justify;">d provided student enrollment projections for the upcoming years.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">According to PASA, Katy ISD is expected to reach nearly <strong>100,000</strong> students by 2027.  Based on the current growth rate, Katy ISD has been ranked second in adding students in Texas.  During the past five years, over 13,000 new students have enrolled in Katy ISD, more than any other school district in the Greater Houston area.  By September 2017, Katy ISD ranked fourth in adding new single family housing.  While the district is currently 65% built out, PASA projects the majority of all remaining growth in Katy is expected to take place in the northwest quadrant of the district.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD works closely with PASA to determine attendance boundary modifications needed as the district continues to grow and new schools are added.</p></div>

Upcoming Events

Early Dismissal - End of Semester

12/15/2017

Polar Express Day

12/15/2017

Early Dismissal

12/15/2017

Winter Break

12/18/2017 - 12/29/2017

Holiday * Students and Staff

1/1/2018

School Board Recognition Month

1/1/2018

Teacher Preparation Day

1/2/2018

First Day of Spring Semester

1/3/2018

Parent Workday

1/4/2018

Percussion resumes

1/8/2018

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Franz Elementary School

2751 North Westgreen Blvd

Katy, TX 77449

Principal:  Yvette Sylvan

Ph: 281.237.8600 Fax: 281.644.1520

School Hours: 8:20 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.

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