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Community Support Helps Katy ISD Education Foundation Win Chick-fil-A True Inspiration $15,000 AwardCommunity Support Helps Katy ISD Education Foundation Win Chick-fil-A True Inspiration $15,000 Award2016-12-08T14:01:30Z<div class="ExternalClass4C486976418D4B93A39690311697F146"><p style="text-align:justify;">Chick-fil-A customers nationwide helped select the recipients of more than $1.1 million in grants, thanks to the new Chick-fil-A One app. The 2017 True Inspiration Awards honor and provide financial support to 22 not-for-profits in 16 states to help further their work with youth, fostering leadership skills and developing an entrepreneurial spirit.<strong> </strong>For the first time since the awards program began in 2014, Chick-fil-A utilized its new mobile app to allow customers to vote for organizations in their local communities. As a result, the Katy ISD Education Foundation was selected as a $15,000 award recipient.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/CFA%20Katy%20%20ISD%20Ed%20Foundation%20True%20Inspiration%20Vote.jpg" alt="CFA Katy ISD Ed Foundation True Inspiration Vote.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:400px;vertical-align:middle;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chick-fil-A's True Inspiration awards recognizes community organizations that align with the Chick-fil-A Foundation's mission to enable children to be all they were created to be.  The Katy ISD Education Foundation rewards teacher inspiration of students by funding innovative classroom projects that go beyond district budget limitations. The Foundation was nominated by local Chick-fil-A operator, Rusty Wylie who said "Our community has more than its fair share of the brightest kids around.   If we can help our children develop a love for learning while giving them hands-on, fun educational experiences, we'll give them the tools and encouragement they need to be great leaders. I'm just grateful Chick-fil-A can be a part of what is great about our community."</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>About Chick-fil-A, Inc .- </strong>Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. is a family owned and privately held restaurant company founded in 1967 by S. Truett Cathy. Devoted to serving the local communities in which its franchised restaurants operate, and known for its original chicken sandwich, Chick-fil-A serves freshly prepared food in more than 2,000 restaurants in 45 states and Washington, D.C.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chick-fil-A system sales exceeded $6 billion in 2015, which marks 48 consecutive years of sales growth. Chick-fil-A earned a top spot in the 2015 Customer Service Hall of Fame for the second year in a row and is the only quick service restaurant to make the Customer Service Hall of Fame. The company was also the only restaurant brand named to the Top 10 "Best Companies to Work For" by 24/7 Wall Street. More information on Chick-fil-A is available on the chain's website located at <a href=""></a>.</p><p><strong>About the Katy ISD Education Foundation</strong> - The Katy ISD Education Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that, in its first four years, has awarded more than $725,000 in grants to Katy ISD teachers all across the district.  Its fifth year of grants will be awarded in May 2017. Learn more at or contact 281-396-2461,​</p></div>
Falcon Flyer - 58Falcon Flyer - 582016-12-02T21:50:07Z<div class="ExternalClass1CACC51690854A1A9E24733CB73BFC04"><p>​Please find the Falcon Flyer #58 attached.</p></div>
Nearly 400 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 19th Annual Promise to Read ProgramNearly 400 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 19th Annual Promise to Read Program2016-12-02T17:20:48Z<div class="ExternalClass3EDF4C5F26D842559264711EA176DE1C"><p><strong>(Katy, Texas)  – </strong>This month, 181 community and business members from across Katy came together to bring the love of reading into almost 400 Katy ISD classrooms during <em>Promise to Read</em>.  The annual initiative is part of a 19-year-old tradition led by Katy ISD's Partners in Education.  P<em>romise to Read</em> affords the community a unique opportunity to reacquaint themselves with the world of children's literature by spending 30 minutes reading to a classroom of excited elementary students. Each November the program is offered over the course of two weeks at various elementary campuses.</p><p>This year's <em>Promise to Read</em> was hosted at Bear Creek, Hutsell, Exley, Randolph, Williams, Davidson, Morton Ranch, Kilpatrick, Pattison and Wilson Elementary Schools.   Host campuses rotate each year so that, over a four-year period, every Katy ISD elementary has an opportunity to participate.</p><p>Readers represented a cross section of local companies and organizations including:  Aberdare Business Solutions, ABM Industries, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Altitude Katy, AmCap Mortgage, American Kids Athletics, AXA Advisors, Bass Pro Shops, Big Frog, Bolli Bros Pizza, Books Alive, Brainy Learning Club, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, Bridges of Healing, CenterPoint Energy, Chick-fil-A, Christian Brothers Automotive, Citgo, City of Katy, Community Health Choice, Cross Creek Ranch, Dahl Team Properties, Dignity Memorial-Katy Funeral Home, Duffey and Grissom CPA's, GNA Inspections, Goddard School, Grand Vision Center, HCC Northwest, H-E-B, Herff Jones Houston, Heritage Texas Properties, Homewood Suites Katy, Houston Community College, Houston SPCA, Junior Achievement, Katy Council PTA, Katy Independent School District, Katy Magazine, Keep Katy Beautiful, Kind Bars, Listl Translating Services & More LLC, LPL Financial, Marriott Energy Corridor Hotel, Maude Marks Branch Library, Members Choice Credit Union, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Must See Katy, Nutty Scientists Fort Bend, Omni Houston Hotel at Westside, PBK, PDQ, Pepper Lawson, PrimeLending, Prosperity Bank, Pump It Up, Second Baptist Church, Signarama Katy, Sovereign Wealth Advisors LLC, Spring Creek Barbeque, Stanley Signature Signs, Star Learning, State Farm Insurance, Sylvan Learning, Target, The Glaser Group McDonald's, The Shady Lady Window Covering, The Tutoring Center Katy, Tilt Studio, Times Square Entertainment, Wee Kare Pediatrics, Which Wich, Whole Foods Market Katy/Sugar Land, Wood Group, Yellow Rose Properties and YES Youth Fitness and Sports Performance.</p><p>"<em>Promise to Read</em> has become a treasured community event thanks to hundreds of devoted community volunteers, many of whom join us every year, and our Katy ISD host campuses," says Janet Theis, Katy ISD's Director of Community Partnerships. "<em>Promise to Read</em> continues to open the door for our business community to embrace and inspire the love of reading and share that magic with classrooms across the district."</p><p><strong>​About Katy ISD Partners in Education </strong>– Through programs like <em>Promise to Read</em>, Katy ISD Partners in Education creates school-support opportunities for parents, businesses and the community by offering a wide variety of options amenable to every schedule, talent and expertise.  We bring volunteers into Katy ISD classrooms at each campus and all grade levels.  To learn more, visit Partners in Education under the "Community" tab at <a href="/"></a>.<strong> </strong></p><p><img alt="""" src="/PublishingImages/Promise_to_Read1.JPG" style="margin:5px;vertical-align:auto;float:left;" /><br><img alt="""" src="/PublishingImages/Promise_to_Read2.JPG" style="margin:5px;vertical-align:auto;float:left;" /> </p></div>
ADVANCED ACADEMICS NIGHTADVANCED ACADEMICS NIGHT2016-11-28T19:41:28Z<div class="ExternalClassFC14D9C52AE2420993CF2AB4550A61D3"><p>​<strong>Wedne</strong><strong>sd</strong><strong>ay,</strong><strong> </strong><strong>N</strong><strong>o</strong><strong>v</strong><strong>e</strong><strong>mber </strong><strong>3</strong><strong>0</strong><strong>th</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>Tompk</strong><strong>i</strong><strong>ns H</strong><strong>i</strong><strong>g</strong><strong>h</strong><strong> Scho</strong><strong>o</strong><strong>l</strong><strong> </strong><strong>- P</strong><strong>e</strong><strong>rfo</strong><strong>r</strong><strong>mi</strong><strong>n</strong><strong>g</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Art</strong><strong>s</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Ce</strong><strong>n</strong><strong>ter  </strong><strong>7</strong><strong>:</strong><strong>00</strong><strong> </strong><strong>pm</strong></p><h1><span style="font-size:11pt;"><strong>Topics to be</strong><strong> </strong><strong>discussed:</strong></span></h1><ul><li>What are Advanced Placement (AP) courses?</li><li>What are the benefits of taking an AP course?</li><li>What data supports AP?</li><li>How can taking an AP course help me for college?</li><li>What is the AP Exam and how does it affect college credits?</li><li>How to find resources for AP through the College Board</li></ul><h1><span style="font-size:11pt;"><strong>Forum Discussion </strong><strong>– </strong><strong>Students and Teachers from AP</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Classes</strong></span></h1><ul><li>A student and teacher panel will be present to answer questions and provide insight on AP and what it takes to be prepared for the AP Exam in the spring</li></ul><h1><span style="font-size:11pt;"><strong>Who Should</strong><strong> </strong><strong>Attend?</strong></span></h1><ul><li>Parents of OTHS feeder junior high students who are currently enrolled in a PreAP class or who want to learn more about AP</li><li>Parents of current OTHS students who are enrolled in a PreAP or AP class</li><li>Students are welcome</li><li><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><em>Anyone </em></span>who is interested in learning more about the benefits of PreAP or AP</li></ul></div>
Holiday Home TourHoliday Home Tour2016-11-28T19:31:35Z<div class="ExternalClass44734AD1436E4AF0ACED19CD6FAAC7A0"><p>​The Crimson Cavalettes are hosting their 2<sup>nd</sup> annual '<strong><em>Holiday Home Tour</em></strong>' this Friday and Saturday, December 2 & 3, from 6:00-8:30 pm.  </p><p>You can purchase your tickets online through the Cavalette website or during all 3 lunches this week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday outside the main office.</p></div>

Upcoming Events

Little Shop of Horrors


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Little Shop of Horrors


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Little Shop of Horrors


2:00 and 7:00PM performances on Jan 21st

Little Shop of Horrors


Miller Open House


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Obra D. Tompkins High School

4400 Falcon Landing Blvd.

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Mark Grisdale

Main Campus

Ph: 281.234.1000   Fax: 281.644.1910

9th Grade Campus

Ph:281.234.1020   Fax: 281.644.1920

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

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