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Katy ISD Board Appoints Acting SuperintendentKaty ISD Board Appoints Acting Superintendent2018-11-13T01:43:02Z<div class="ExternalClass6D23AB53AA6C4EAF8AA20DC07F6B1098"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">During Katy ISD's Regular Board meeting tonight, Trustees voted to appoint Deputy Superintendent Ken Gregorski as acting superintendent effective December 1, until a permanent district leader is identified.  Superintendent Lance Hindt will continue to work closely with Mr. Gregorski and the Board until his retirement this January.  </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"My fellow Trustees and I believe that Katy ISD needs a leader who will continue to support the high quality leadership within, maintain our standard of student excellence, and advance the groundwork that has already been laid," said Board President Courtney Doyle.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Under Dr. Hindt's leadership, Katy ISD schools have taken the top spots in a number of regional, state and national rankings, graduation rates continue to trend upward each year, and students have consistently outperformed their peers across the state.  During Hindt's tenure the district also implemented its first ever strategic plan, and developed and passed a $609 million schools bond. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Mr. Gregorski has 26 years of experience in public education, which includes roles as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent and deputy superintendent<span style="text-decoration:underline;">.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Katy ISD Board of Trustees continues to review and discuss options for its superintendent search. As this is the most important decision a school board makes, no definitive timetable has been set for the process at this time.<br></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Reaches Historical Goal of Enrolling its 80,000 Student!!Katy ISD Reaches Historical Goal of Enrolling its 80,000 Student!!2018-11-09T21:25:28Z<div class="ExternalClass5A748F759DCB42329829082C02EE7D43"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Expecting to end the year with an enrollment of 80,000 students, or fairly close to it, Katy Independent School District has reached this monumental milestone two months prior to the end of 2018.  Davidson Elementary third-grader Christopher Morcos was the lucky student.  He never expected his first week of school to be such an unforgettable experience.  Christopher received a warm welcome by Superintendent Lance Hindt and other district officials.  He was also recognized with several Century of Legacy gifts to celebrate the meaningful occasion.  The celebration comes precisely when Katy ISD is commemorating 100 years of educational excellence. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"We are very excited about the continued growth here in Katy ISD.  It is always great to welcome students and families to the proud traditions and exciting future here in Katy ISD," said Dr. Vonda Washington, assistant superintendent for school leadership and support.  "Gaining our 80,000 student while celebrating a legacy of 100 years dedicated to learning is remarkable," added Washington. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Though Christopher was born in America this will be his first time attending a school in the United States.  Just this week, the Morcos family moved from Egypt to Katy, Texas. For them, finding a good school home for their son was a top priority.  "I did my research and everyone recommended Katy ISD as the best school district," said Peter Morcos, Christopher's father.  "We decided to move into Katy and look for a house in this area so that we are able to go to a Katy ISD school," added Morcos.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">It's been no secret that families are moving west of Houston into what was known as a small suburb.  Communities zoned to the district have been flourishing at outstanding rates making Katy ISD one of the fastest growing school district, not just in Texas, but in the nation.  The quality of education offered in Katy ISD classrooms has attracted families from all parts of the world to what is now being called a destination school district.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://youtu.be/hy4wlNcTpIg" title="Katy ISD Reaches Historical Milestone of Enrolling 80,000 Students!"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/110918_KDE_80000%20Student%20in%20Katy%20ISD.jpg" alt="110918_KDE_80000 Student in Katy ISD.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:393px;" /></a><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ugakv368u3txdq2/AAD8v6dOSjy4DCep3cH0TjJ4a?dl=0">Photo gallery of 80,000 student celebration for newscasts and publications.</a><br></p><p><br></p></div>
GIFTED AND TALENTED SCREENINGGIFTED AND TALENTED SCREENING2018-11-02T19:49:30Z<div class="ExternalClassF957FDEFE4FE4ECE977A88246BC5E202"><p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;">G</span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:#000000;font-family:arial;font-size:12pt;white-space:pre-wrap;">eneral Screening for the 2019-2020 Katy ISD Gifted and Talented Program:</span></p><span><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">All interested students who have not already been screened this school year for the G/T program may pick up a Parent Checklist from the Counselors’ office beginning Monday, November 5, 2018.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">At the secondary level, students are screened based upon specific subject matter aptitude in one or more content areas. In the screening phase of the identification process, multiple quantitative measures (standardized test scores) and qualitative measures (data gathered from parents and teachers) are examined. Students who meet district criteria for GT placement are eligible to participate in the subject area for which they qualify for the GT program. Screening is available for GT service in the areas of language arts, math, science, and social studies.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">The Parent Checklist must be returned to the counseling office no later than </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">2:30 pm on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  Please note that this is a firm deadline.  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Once all the forms are in, previous test scores will be reviewed, and a testing schedule will go home with students who need to be tested.  </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">You may also download the form by clicking on the link: </span><a href="/dept/GT/pages/default.aspx"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">http://www.katyisd.org/dept/GT/pages/default.aspx</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Additional Screening for GT Students:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Students who are already in some GT classes, but wish to add other GT courses for next year should pick up a Request for Additional Screening form in the counseling office from November 5, 2018 through December 5, 2018.  You do not need a Parent Checklist.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">The Request for Additional Screening forms are also due to the counseling office by 2:30 pm on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">GT Awareness sessions for parents in both English and Spanish are scheduled on Tuesday, November 13 at 7 p.m. at the Education Support Complex, 6301 S. Stadium Lane, Katy, TX 77494. </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">If you have questions about the Gifted and Talented Program, please email </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><a href="mailto:NicoleAStaley-Owens@katyisd.org"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">NicoleAStaley-Owens@katyisd.org</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> GT Facilitator for SLHS, MRHS, KHS, OTHS, PHS</span></p><div><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div></span><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD State of the District Presented to the CommunityKaty ISD State of the District Presented to the Community2018-11-01T13:48:54Z<div class="ExternalClass4033FAFC70404CEEA7707BA19666C838"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">If a snapshot of Katy Independent School District was taken today, what would it look like?</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">As Katy ISD celebrates 100 years of providing unparalleled learning experiences, on October 26, Superintendent Lance Hindt spoke to the Katy ISD community and its staff regarding how far the District has come.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">   </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is proud to announce that not only this year, but in the past 100 years there have been several memories, milestones and accomplishments that speak volumes of one the fastest growing school districts in the nation.</span><span style="text-align:justify;"> </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Katy ISD staff, principals, department heads, teachers, along with the thousands of other employees will continue to do everything in their power to provide the best education and access to unique learning opportunities today, and for generations to come," said Superintendent of Schools Lance Hindt.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">One of the hardest hitting obstacles Katy ISD faced in the past year was brought on by Mother Nature.  Hurricane Harvey affected 16 campuses, including Creech Elementary, which was completely destroyed.  Employees at the Education Support Complex were also displaced for several months.  Despite the challenge, the District grew stronger and more united after this storm allowing for the passing of a Bond and continued implementation of several strategic design goals.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Strategic design discussion and input led to the creation of eight goals based on seven overarching beliefs, a learner profile and learner outcomes," said Ken Gregorski, Deputy Superintendent of Katy ISD.  "We are now in the second year of our five-year plan," added Gregorski.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is one of 447 districts nationwide and in Canada recognized on the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Roll for increasing access to AP coursework while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning a passing grade.  Our students also excelled in the annual Katy ISD Livestock Show and Rodeo with nearly 465 projects, which totaled more than half a million dollars in sales.  Additionally, the District earned an "A" letter grade in the TEA's new accountability rating. Katy ISD was the largest school district, with close to 80,000 students to receive this grade.  Just recently Niche, an educational data analysis site, also announced their "Top 10 Public Elementary Schools in the Houston Area" and Katy ISD took all 10 spots, plus an additional six.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Providing exceptional instruction and learning, as well as a safe and secure environment, is a process that involves great teachers, parents, school staff, administrators, mentors, volunteers, businesses, parent support groups, along with local and state governments," said Board of Trustees President Courtney Doyle.</p><p><a href="https://www.dropbox.com/sh/f8dixb0tfkx3op7/AAA_B7B_DB9EUauao-sXZwlaa?dl=0">Photo Gallery of State of the District Event</a><br></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD’s Partners in Education Kicks Off 17th Annual Food for Families CampaignKaty ISD’s Partners in Education Kicks Off 17th Annual Food for Families Campaign2018-10-30T16:12:55Z<div class="ExternalClassC80A1440D1CA478BA5B53CEA6CC5CA4E"><p><br><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/PIE-FFF-SP-620x240-0718.jpg" alt="Community and hope during the holidays" style="margin:5px;width:520px;" />Katy ISD's Partners in Education is inviting the community to support families in need this holiday season.  <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/FoodForFamilies.aspx"><strong>Food for Families</strong></a> is an annual campaign that provides grocery gift cards to Katy ISD students and their families. Every Katy ISD campus identifies students in need of assistance, and gift cards are given to those students before winter break.  Last year, Food for Families helped 676 families.  Since its inception in 2002, this initiative has raised over $190,000 helping over 4,000 families have a happier holiday.  <br></p><p>Donations of any amount are welcome and appreciated.  Those interested in helping a Katy ISD family in need this holiday season, should donate by <strong>December 7.</strong><strong>  </strong>Contributions are accepted<a href="https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/kxbyky/katy-isd-food-for-families"><strong> online</strong></a><strong> </strong>or via check, remitted to "Katy ISD Food for Families" and mailed to Partners in Education, Katy ISD ESC, 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy 77494.  <br></p><p>Food for Families, a Katy ISD Partners in Education yearly initiative, unites our Katy ISD staff and community in holiday support for select students and their families.  To learn more, visit Partners in Education under the "Community" tab at <a href="/">www.katyisd.org</a> or contact Tammy Stringer, 281-396-2645, <a href="mailto:tammyrstringer@katyisd.org">tammyrstringer@katyisd.org</a>.<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Collaborates with FBI in Think Before You Post CampaignKaty ISD Collaborates with FBI in Think Before You Post Campaign2018-09-28T19:55:12Z<div class="ExternalClass30B08DA3ECDC4FD78281ACC6C8A067BE"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">Hoax threats are not a joke.  This type of action can lead to serious legal consequences, even if there was never an intent to carry out the threat.  Katy Independent School District has joined forces with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Houston Division and various other law enforcement agencies to launch a public awareness campaign entitled #ThinkBeforeYouPost. </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Members of the Houston Police Department, the Harris County Sheriff's Office, police chiefs from Houston, Katy, Fort Bend and Aldine Independent School Districts as well as Crime Stoppers of Houston and Clear Channel Outdoor seek to educate the public about the consequences of making hoax threats of violence to schools and other public places.  Every threat is taken seriously and this type of behavior is considered a crime which can lead to a sentence of up to five years in prison, if escalated to a federal crime.  If a federal charge is not warranted, state charges can be considered.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"I would like to give a word of commendation to the federal authorities for putting together an effort including law enforcement agencies from area school districts. This is a campaign that creates awareness with young people and also with their parents," said Robert Jinks, Katy ISD Chief of Police.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">According to authorities, posting false threats through social media platforms or any electronic means, not only requires countless hours of investigation by law enforcement agencies but it also drains school resources and ends up costing taxpayers' money.   In some cases, schools shut down resulting in the loss of instructional time for students and teachers.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Misguided attempts at humor are no laughing matter and can end up ruining a student's future aspirations and career opportunities.  Katy ISD seeks the public's assistance to curb hoax threats among our student population.  Below you will find additional resources to share with family and friends.  Remember hoax threats are not a joke, so <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>think before you post!​</strong></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span><strong style="text-align:left;">Resources:</strong></p><ul><li><a href="https://www.fbi.gov/video-repository/think-before-you-post-psa.mp4/view">Think Before You Post PSA</a> </li><li><a href="https://www.fbi.gov/audio-repository/ftw-podcast-hoax-threats-campaign-052318.mp3/view">FBI, This Week: Campaign Addresses Consequences of Hoax Threats</a> </li><li><a href="https://www.fbi.gov/audio-repository/ftw-podcast-espanol-hoax-threats-campaign-053118.mp3/view">Esta Semana en el FBI: Por Medio de una Campaña se Abordan las Consecuencias de las Amenaza</a></li><li>​</li><li></li></ul><div><span style="font-size:14px;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Think%20Before%20You%20Post%20Picture.jpg" alt="Think Before You Post Picture.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:607px;" /><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:14px;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Think%20Before%20You%20Post%20Picture2.jpg" alt="Think Before You Post Picture2.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:589px;" /><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:14px;"><br></span></div></div>

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