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James E. Taylor High School

 

 

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James E Taylor High School
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2016-2017 Federal Report Card for THS2016-2017 Federal Report Card for THS<div class="ExternalClass024BB8A4892C417FB40634BBF1AB7CF4"><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 of our school, or online at <a href="/Pages/default.aspx">www.katyisd.org ​</a>or at <strong><a href="https://tinyurl.com/ydeh4jos" target="_blank">https://tinyurl.com/ydeh4jos</a></strong>.​</p></div>
Sophomores & JuniorsSophomores & Juniors<div class="ExternalClassEC4C506D691C466497B9C46A3227E9EA"><p><strong>​Sophomores</strong> - Mark your calendars for the<strong><em> Rising Junior Night</em></strong> (current sophomores). It will be <strong>Monday, April 16th at 6:30PM</strong> <strong>in the Taylor Performing Arts Center</strong>. We encourage both parents and students attend. We will cover graduation plans; transcripts; GPA Exempt courses; Dual credit courses; PSAT; Admission tests such as SAT and ACT; test preparation; and Naviance for scholarships and colleges searches. </p><p><strong>Juniors </strong>- We'd like for you to mark your calendar for the <em><strong>Rising Senior Night</strong></em> (current Juniors) which will be held at <strong>6:30PM on April 9th in the Taylor Performing Arts Center</strong>. We encourage both parents and students attend.  We will cover test preparation; admission tests such as ACT or SAT; transcripts; college admissions; and financial aid options. <br></p></div>
Taylor HS Announces Teacher of the YearTaylor HS Announces Teacher of the Year<div class="ExternalClass030DFBB6D37A472794E3BC2F72E0E49E"><p>​Jenny Brunsell has been selected Teacher of the Year at James E. Taylor High School by a vote of her peers. <a href="/campus/THS/Pages/Teacher-of-the-Year.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>See Photo.</strong></a></p></div>
Coffee with the Principal - Friday, Feb 23 Coffee with the Principal - Friday, Feb 23 <div class="ExternalClassABCECD90A6874E72954E7D2671CA1292"><p>​The next Coffee with the Principal will be Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:45 am in the Library.​</p></div>
Katy ISD National Signing DayKaty ISD National Signing Day<div class="ExternalClass4F2DCA2D94714E2A8849108A323CBAE8"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy Independent School District celebrates National Signing Day events across its high schools.  Traditionally on the first Wednesday of February, high school seniors can sign a binding national letter of intent for a collegiate sport.  This is a day when the countless hours of practice, sweat </span>and<span style="text-align:justify;"> effort pay off for </span>student athletes<span style="text-align:justify;">. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"There is nothing more rewarding than to see our students signing and committing their future to one of many esteemed universities across the country," says Debbie Decker, Katy ISD Athletics Director.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">"National Signing Day is a culmination of their hard work but it's also the start of a lifelong legacy," added Decker.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Several Katy ISD students committed to numerous prestigious colleges across the country and more are expected to take place throughout the year.</p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Cinco Ranch High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Blake Kuithe, Football, University of Utah</li><li>Brant Kuithe, Football, University of Utah</li><li>Josh Ofili, Football, Brown University</li><li>Tyler Worrell, Football, Columbia University</li><li>Katie Becker, Soccer, University of Texas – San Antonio</li><li>Olivia Futch, Soccer, University of Texas – San Antonio</li><li>Bryn Haden, Soccer, Roanoke College</li><li>Bryston Cain, Football, Texas A&M University - Commerce</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Katy High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Josef Fisher, Football, Louisiana College</li><li>Evan Greathouse, Football, Southwestern Assemblies of God University</li><li>Jonah Lebischak, Football, Oklahoma Baptist University</li><li>Jacob Lighter, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville</li><li>Austin Marshall, Football, Southern Arkansas University</li><li>Josh Oglesby, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville</li><li>Santee Parker, Football, University of Mary Hardin - Baylor</li><li>KeShon Rowe, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville</li><li>Gavin Spangler, Football, Benedictine College</li><li>Jacob Thornton, Football, Missouri University of Science & Technology</li><li>Moro Ojomo, Football, University of Texas</li><li>Alex Koll, Golf, LeTourneau University – Longview</li><li>Paige Thompson, Soccer, University of Oklahoma</li><li>Keelin Garrity, Soccer, Our Lady of the Lake University</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Mayde Creek High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Keyonte' Fiakpui, Football, Trinity Valley Community College</li><li>Ikenna Nsoedo, Football, Tyler Junior College</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Morton Ranch High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Shentatious Knox, Soccer, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Seven Lakes High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Rick Barrick, Football, Southern Arkansas University</li><li>Derek Jones, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Trey Jones, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Keilan Johnson, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Garrett Scott, Football, Houston Baptist University</li><li>Tyler Strain, Football, Henderson State University</li><li>Jacqhuan Bloomfield, Football, University of Louisiana - Monroe</li><li>Felipe Latorre, Soccer, St. Edwards University</li><li>Trey Nickel, Soccer, University of Texas – Dallas</li><li>Ali Kyser, Tennis, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor</li><li>Sydni Dusek, Soccer, University of Houston</li><li>Morgan Goode, Soccer, University of Houston</li><li>Bri Mickshaw, Soccer, East Texas Baptist University</li><li>Megan Hu, Softball, Carnegie Mellon University</li><li>Tori Garcia, Softball, San Jacinto College</li><li>Alex Burkhart, Basketball, LeTourneau University</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Taylor High School 2018 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul><li>Praise Amaewhule, Football, University of Texas - El Paso</li><li>Ean Beek, Football, Houston Baptist University (signed in December)</li><li>Austin LeFevre, Football, Southwestern University</li><li>Otito Ogbonnia, Football, University of California, Los Angeles</li><li>Levi Rucker, Football, University of Texas – Permian Basin</li><li>Max Wright, Football, Texas A&M University (signed in December)</li><li>Hudson Pullin, Baseball, Franklin Pierce University</li><li>Tyler Golden, Baseball, Oklahoma Wesleyan University</li></ul><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1692464440773638.1073742083.113148448705253&type=1&l=ec0448c640">View photo gallery of Katy ISD National Signing Day</a>. </p></div>
Katy ISD Announces Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Available to StudentsKaty ISD Announces Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Available to Students<div class="ExternalClass0C328C2BDF964461AB66B198D5E8C139"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Registration for Advanced Placement (AP) exams are now taking place for all Katy Independent School District high school students.  From February 6 to February 25, enrolled students and </span>home schooled<span style="text-align:justify;"> students, can receive details and register at their designated campus.  Late registration takes place from February 26 to February 28 with a $5 late fee per exam. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Students who participate in AP courses experience college level instruction which builds academic confidence. Participation in AP exams provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate self-assurance and possibly earn college credit. By state law, all public colleges and universities must accept scores of 3 or higher for college credit," says Alene Lindley, Katy ISD Director of Secondary Curriculum, GT and Advanced Academics. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">"Katy ISD strongly encourages students to participate," added Lindley.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Financial hardships should not be an impediment to take the exam.  Partial fee waivers are available for students in economic need.  A partial refund of $60 per exam is available for seniors who have been admitted to a college that does not accept AP exam scores for credit.  These refunds must be requested in writing to the home school counseling office by May 4 with documentation from the college or university's AP exam policy.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">AP exams are scheduled for the week of May 7-14 and May 23-25.  Students who need special accommodations must adhere to the College Board timelines. To determine the exact date of a particular exam, please visit <a href="http://www.collegeboard.com/">www.collegeboard.com</a>. </p></div>

James E. Taylor High School

20700 Kingsland Blvd.

Katy, Texas 77450

Principal: Chris Morgan

Ph: 281.237.3100    Fax: 281.644.1760

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