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Garland McMeans Junior High

 

 

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2016-17 Federal Report Card Distribution Requirements 2016-17 Federal Report Card Distribution Requirements 2018-02-09T20:29:35Z<div class="ExternalClassDD08802540AE43BD8F1E9C4C2BAB9B5C"><p>​Katy ISD is sharing information about the State, district, and your child's campus as part of our obligations under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). An information letter, along with a copy of the 2016-17 Federal Report Cards for the State, district, and our campus are available for your review in the front office or our school, or online at www.katyisd.org or at https://rptsvrl.tea.texas.gov/perfreport/frc/2017/srch.html</p></div>
Digital Citizenship Week-February 5-9, 2018 Digital Citizenship Week-February 5-9, 2018 2018-02-02T19:58:56Z<div class="ExternalClassD5F2129B563B470BAB6B7C6E7C73D562"><p>​Parents, This week we are celebrating Digital Citizenship Week in Katy ISD. Helping our kids be productive online and to make good decisions when using technology is important for their success. Below are resources to help you understand more about what digital citizenship means and how you can support your child to not only be safe, but to use technology to excel. </p><p><a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JNnF7xT7bz1x2Z94SicB5U8Vje3cWfHt/view"><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">Digital Citizenship Resources for the Home</span></a> </p><p>5 Ways to Make Youtube Safer for Kids - <a href="https://goo.gl/EtSwfu"><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">https://goo.gl/EtSwfu</span></a> </p><p>How Parents Can Help Kids Navigate the Pressures of their Digital Lives <a href="https://goo.gl/raD4uX"><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">- https://goo.gl/raD4uX</span></a> </p><p>5 Ways to Stop Cyberbullies - <a href="https://goo.gl/2vK0lj"><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">https://goo.gl/2vK0lj</span></a></p><p>5 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe on the Internet - <a href="https://goo.gl/4WRkci"><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;">https://goo.gl/4WRkci</span></a></p><p><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;"></span> </p><p><span lang="en-US" style="text-decoration:underline;"><img alt="Dig Cit Week 2018.jpg" src="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Dig%20Cit%20Week%202018.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /></span> </p></div>
Katy ISD Hosts 33rd Annual Katy Folk Life FestivalKaty ISD Hosts 33rd Annual Katy Folk Life Festival2018-01-31T16:31:47Z<div class="ExternalClass3E5A9F12D8BA4DBBA6A9676FD3EFC628"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">Ever wondered what life was like in Texas during the late 1800's?</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">At the upcoming 33</span><sup style="text-align:justify;">rd</sup><span style="text-align:justify;"> Annual </span><a href="/dept/olc/Pages/FolkLifeFestival.aspx" style="text-align:justify;">Katy Folk Life Festival</a><span style="text-align:justify;">, visitors will get a chance to experience pioneer life by seeing how they dressed, how they survived, the types of foods they prepared and even where their children went to school.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Other activities include:</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">blacksmith demonstrations, hand quilting, woodworking and roping skills presentations.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Admission is only $1.</span></p><p><strong>Where:</strong>         <br>Kenneth D. Welch Outdoor Learning Center<br>6301 S. Stadium Lane<br>Katy, TX  77494</p><p><strong>When:</strong><strong>          <br></strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Saturday, April 7<br></strong></span><strong>9 a.m. – 4 p.m.</strong></p><p></p></div>
Katy ISD Ranks as the Top School District in the Greater Houston AreaKaty ISD Ranks as the Top School District in the Greater Houston Area2018-01-31T17:28:58Z<div class="ExternalClass91E94EBC57814372824E4B064099AB2A"><p>​<span style="text-align:justify;">The <a href="https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-school-districts/m/houston-metro-area/">2018 Best School Districts rankings</a> have been announced and looks like "</span><em style="text-align:justify;">The Best is in the West</em><span style="text-align:justify;">" for the Greater Houston area, with Katy Independent School District taking the top spot.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Niche, a ranking and review organization for K-12 schools, assesses school districts across America every year.  Katy ISD received an overall grade of "A+" for its outstanding educational accomplishments.  The rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics, reviews from students and parents, as well as data from the U.S. Department of Education.  Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings and more.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is known as one of the fastest growing school districts in the country and currently has an enrollment of over 77,000+ students.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Learn more about the Niche 2018 Best School Districts in the Houston Area​ on their <a href="https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-school-districts/m/houston-metro-area/">website​</a>.<br></p></div>
Curriculum Night Notes for Incoming 6th Graders Curriculum Night Notes for Incoming 6th Graders 2018-01-26T21:13:44Z<div class="ExternalClass52B5AA918B70458B9562FCDED47894E0"><p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"><font face="Calibri"><font color="#000000"><font size="3">Incoming 6</font><sup><font size="2">th</font></sup></font><font color="#000000" size="3"> grade Parents: Did you miss MMJH’s Curriculum Night? No need to worry! We have our 6</font><sup><font color="#000000" size="2">th</font></sup><font color="#000000" size="3"> grade Curriculum Presentation for you to view at your convenience posted below: </font></font></font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></p><p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"><a href="/campus/MMJH/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Combined%20PowerPoint%20Curriculum%20Night%202018%20New.pptx"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpptx.png" alt="" />Combined PowerPoint Curriculum Night 2018 New.pptx</a></font><br></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000000" face="Calibri" size="3"> </font></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></div>
Bad Weather Make-Up DaysBad Weather Make-Up Days2018-01-23T20:59:11Z<div class="ExternalClass2280F6119EA34A048DF4776A717EFE46"><p></p><div>Texas weather has not been kind and continues to bring many challenges to our community.  Due to the wintery conditions that caused the District’s closure last Tuesday and Wednesday, we need to alert you to a change to our 2017-18 Instructional Calendar.</div><div><br></div><div>As you may know, Katy ISD, along with all Texas school districts, is required by state law to have 75,600 minutes of instructional time built into its calendar each year.  While the Texas Education Agency (TEA) granted our district a waiver for missed instructional time this past fall as a result of Hurricane Harvey related closures, the District has been informed that waivers will not be provided for last week’s bad weather days.</div><div> </div><div>Unfortunately, our students lost significant instructional time this year.  <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>Monday, February 19</em></span><em> is currently designated as a bad weather day and will be used to make up instructional time </em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>for all students</em></span><em>.  Additionally, in order to be in compliance with state law, </em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>the secondary school day will be extended by ten minutes during the week of May 14-18, with dismissal being at 2:45 p.m. each day. </em></span><em> </em></div><div> </div><div>We recognize that this may be an inconvenience for some families, and we apologize ahead of time for that.  Just as we must meet the requirements of the law, it is also just as important that we are in a position to ensure that we can effectively achieve our mission to provide educational excellence and opportunities that prepare our students for success in college, career and life.  With that said, having our students in school to grow and learn is of the utmost importance.    </div><div>As always, your understanding and support is greatly appreciated.  </div><div><br></div></div>

Garland McMeans Junior High School

21000 Westheimer Parkway

Katy, TX 77450

Principal: Dr. Susan Rice

Ph: 281.237.8000    Fax: 281.644.1660

School Hours: 7:25 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

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