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Gifted and Talented ScholarshipsGifted and Talented Scholarships2019-01-30T16:06:55Z<div class="ExternalClass4A269822DE154C48AC79A6C484D98FE0"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><strong><em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3">TAGT Scholarships </font></span></span></em></strong></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3">Each year TAGT offers students the opportunity to apply for scholarships.  See below for more details on each:</font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3"> </font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><font size="3"><em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Summer Enrichment Scholarships-</span></span></em><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"> for students in grades K-12 who are currently being served in a GT program.  The scholarship can be used to attend a summer program with an academic, fine arts or performing arts focus.  (Cannot be sports or recreational camps).  The deadline to apply is Feb. 22, 2019.  Numerous scholarships are awarded- 52 IN 2018. </span></font></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3"> </font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><font size="3"><em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Laura Allard Future Vision Scholarship</span></span></em><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">- for graduating gifted and talented senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, strong sense of purpose and clearly defined goals.  Deadline to apply Feb. 22, 2019. One scholarship awarded</span></font></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3"> </font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><font size="3"><em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Adelle McClendon Young Leader Scholarship</span></span></em><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">- graduating senior who has demonstrated leadership.  Deadline to apply Feb. 22, 2019. One scholarship awarded.</span></font></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3"> </font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3">Information and a link to the application may be found on the TAGT website at: </font><a href="https://www.txgifted.org/scholarships"><span style="color:#0563c1;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font size="3">https://www.txgifted.org/scholarships</font></span></span></a><font size="3">.  In the past, a TAGT member has been required to sign the form.  Parents do not have to be TAGT members but will need to make an account to apply. </font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><font color="#000066" face="Verdana" size="3"> </font></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><strong><em><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3">KPGT Scholarships</font></span></span></em></strong></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><font size="3"><span style="color:#525252;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Katy Parents of the Gifted and Talented, Inc. is proud to be offering its annual scholarship opportunity to graduating seniors who have participated in the GT program in both elementary and secondary schools. The recipient will be recognized during the annual meeting of KPGT in May 2019, and will be invited to read their essay at that time. Monetary award will be issued to the student when the student provides a copy of invoice: reimbursement will be made only for college-related expenses, such as books, meal plans, tuition, fees, etc. This is a one time, $500 scholarship. <strong>Application deadline is March 31,2019</strong></span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font color="#000066"> </font></span></font></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><font size="3">Eligibility Requirements</font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><ul style="margin-top:0in;"><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="letter-spacing:-0.1pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">At least one full year participation in "Challenge" program in a KISD Elementary School</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="letter-spacing:-0.1pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Currently enrolled in the GT Program at secondary level</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="letter-spacing:-0.1pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">High school senior, currently enrolled in KISD</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="letter-spacing:-0.1pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Eligible for graduation May 2019</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="letter-spacing:-0.1pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">No history of disciplinary action</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="letter-spacing:-0.1pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Entering College no later than January 2020</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Family Membership in KPGT is required for application. Students can request a waiver form membership in cases of financial need. Membership form can be found <a href="http://kpgt.org/joinvolunteer/joindonate"><span style="color:black;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">here</span></span></a>. You may submit in advance, or print and or print and mail the membership form and payment with the scholarship application. </span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><font size="3"><span style="color:black;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">For more information and the application please visit </span><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><a href="http://kpgt.org/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#660099">http://kpgt.org/</font></span></a></span></font></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></div>
Katy ISD Names New Superintendent of SchoolsKaty ISD Names New Superintendent of Schools2019-01-15T04:28:34Z<div class="ExternalClass8DBFBD071CF2430A803710635295A9E1"><p>Katy ISD Board of Trustees voted 7-0 to name Ken Gregorski as the new superintendent of schools.<br></p><p>Gregorski is a veteran educator with 26 years of experience in public education. Having served as a teacher, associate principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and deputy superintendent in school districts of different sizes and varying needs, he has demonstrated the ability to lead with determination, vision, and a deep understanding of a community's priorities. He is also the father of two secondary students currently enrolled in Katy ISD schools. </p><p>"It is my mission to provide leadership and direction for Katy ISD to ensure our educational system is based upon the needs of our students, standards of excellence and equity, and on community goals," said new Superintendent of Schools Ken Gregorski.</p><p>During his tenure as deputy superintendent, Gregorski played an integral role in laying the groundwork for the current model of student learning in Katy ISD through his supervision of the School Leadership and Support Department, Human Resources, and the Athletics Department. As superintendent of schools, it is expected that Gregorski will maintain Katy ISD's current direction, sustain its continuity of leadership, and guide the District toward fulfilling the goals of its five-year strategic plan.<br></p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Gregorski,%20Kenneth-%20017%204x5.jpg" alt="Gregorski, Kenneth- 017 4x5.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:444px;" /><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Earns Place on AP District Honor RollKaty ISD Earns Place on AP District Honor Roll2018-12-20T16:03:17Z<div class="ExternalClass8A14B14871EE4445AAD9456B0A90040B"><p>Katy Independent School District is one of 373 school districts in the United States and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9<sup>th</sup> Annual AP<sup>®</sup> District Honor Roll<strong> </strong>for increasing access to Advanced Placement (AP) course work.<br></p><p>AP final scores are reported on a 5-point scale with 5 being extremely well qualified, 4 is well qualified, 3 is qualified, 2 is possibly qualified and 1 is a no recommendation.<br><span style="text-align:justify;"><br>"From 2017 to 2018, the number of AP exams administered in Katy ISD increased by 20 percent and the number of students participating in AP exams increased by 25 percent," said Alene Lindley, Katy ISD Director of Secondary Curriculum, GT and Advanced Academics.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">"In Katy ISD, 77.4 percent of the 2018 AP exams were scored at a three (3) or better, validating the hard work of both students and teachers," added Lindley.</span><br></p><p>To be included on the AP District Honor Roll, participating districts must: </p><ul><li>Increase participation/access to AP course work by at least 4 percent in large districts, at least 6 percent in medium districts and at least 11 percent in small districts.</li><li>Increase or maintain the percentage of exams taken by Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students who scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam.</li><li>Improve or maintain performance levels when comparing the percentage of students in 2018 scoring a three (3) or higher to those in 2016, unless the district has already attained a performance level at which more than 70 percent of its AP students are scoring a 3 or higher. </li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">For more information on the AP District Honor Roll, visit the <a href="https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/awards/district-honor-roll">College Board website.</a><br></p><p><br></p></div>

Upcoming Events

District Professional Learning Day * Student Holiday

2/18/2019

5th Secondary Grading Cycle Begins

2/19/2019

Family Night (No Homework Assigned)

3/6/2019

Spring Break

3/11/2019 - 3/15/2019

Early Dismissal - Campus Professional Learning

4/5/2019

6th Secondary Grading Cycle Begins

4/8/2019

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Morton Ranch High School

21000 Franz Road

Katy, TX 77449

Principal: Julie Hinson

Ph: 281.237.7800 Fax:281.644.1746

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

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