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Kinder - Celebration of Learning - GYM

5/24/2022

Pre-K Celebration of learning

5/24/2022

5th grade - Celebration of Learning

5/25/2022

12:05 Early Dismissal

5/26/2022

Last Day of School for students!

5/26/2022

Staff Holiday

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Katy ISD Hosts Special Education Virtual Job FairKaty ISD Hosts Special Education Virtual Job Fair2022-05-18T19:28:23Z<div class="ExternalClass5C325E1FE02B4C779628A825A952AEE1"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is hiring dedicated special education teachers, school speech-language pathologists (SLP), licensed specialists in school psychology (LSSP), diagnosticians and deaf education teachers.  Interested individuals are encouraged to participate in the District's virtual job fair on Monday, May 23. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">“Katy ISD is home to some of the best educators in the nation who receive ongoing support from the District inside and outside the classroom.  Our virtual job fair is convenient to attend and a perfect opportunity for certified teachers to join a flourishing school district," said Human Resources Coordinator, Katye Shields.  “There are opportunities available across the District," added Shields.  <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">In order to participate, applicants must:<br></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Register for the <a href="https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/katyisd/e/5Pqe7">Special Education Virtual Job Fair</a></li><li>Complete a current <a href="https://katy.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx">Katy ISD application online</a>, and </li><li>Hold a current Texas teaching certification, or</li><li>Have completed all TEA/SBEC content exams necessary for the teaching position candidates are seeking.</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Paid and recommended probationary certificates will be accepted for registration.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>What:            <br></strong>Katy ISD Special Education Virtual Job Fair </p><p><strong>When:           <br></strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Monday, May 23, 2022<br></strong></span>2 – 5 p.m.</p><p style="text-align:center;"> <br></p><p style="text-align:center;">​​<img src="/PublishingImages/Graphic_Facebook_Virtual%20Teacher%20Fair.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:518px;" /></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Board Welcomes Newly Elected Members and Selects OfficersKaty ISD Board Welcomes Newly Elected Members and Selects Officers2022-05-17T01:20:53Z<div class="ExternalClassBB75131F27414A5796632A675E2E69D3"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">At the May Regular Board Meeting, Katy ISD's newly elected Board members Lance Redmon and Victor Perez took the oath of office and were officially sworn in.  Redmon will continue serving in Position 2, while Perez will serve in Position 1. Immediately following the swearing-in of these two Trustees, both assumed their roles as members of the Board for the remainder of the Closed and Regular Board meetings. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Also, as is customary following Katy ISD Board elections, Trustees elected its slate of officers to serve for the upcoming school year.  Greg Schulte was elected as the 2022-2023 president, Lance Redmon as vice president and Ashley Vann as secretary. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">“I feel humbled by the Board's trust in my leadership and thank them and our community for the confidence you have both instilled in me to continue as your school board president," said Greg Schulte, Board President at Katy ISD.  “It is an absolute privilege to serve the Katy ISD community and I look forward to working alongside the Trustees as we move into the 2022-2023 school year," added Schulte.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">​The Katy ISD Board of Trustees is the governing body that oversees and shapes district policies.  Individuals serving as board members are not employees of Katy ISD, yet they dedicate countless hours to leading an A+ school district.<br></p><p style="text-align:center;"> <img src="/PublishingImages/Board%20Member%20Swear%20In%20May%2016,%202022%201.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:199px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Swearing-in of Victor Perez and Lance Redmon</em><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><img src="/PublishingImages/Greg%20Schulte-%20KISD%20BOD%20Dec%202020%20-%2009%20web.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:560px;" /><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Greg Schulte</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>President of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><img src="/PublishingImages/Redmon,%20Lance%20-%2009%205x7.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:560px;" /></em> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Lance Redmon</em><br><em> Vice President of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><img src="/PublishingImages/Vann%20Web.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:560px;" />​</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Ashley Vann</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Secretary of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em><br></em></p><p><br></p></div>
2022-2023 Shafer School Supplies2022-2023 Shafer School Supplies2022-05-10T15:04:18Z<div class="ExternalClass7B0B3C11499241B898AFD3A7D03F0714"><p>​You can now order School Supplies for your Silver Knight for the 2022-2023 School Year!<br></p><p><br></p><p>Click <a href="/campus/FPSE/Documents/2022%20Spring%20Docs/Sprout%20School%20Supplies%20Flyer%20-%20Shafer%20Elementary%202022.pdf" target="_blank" title="Shafer School Supply Order Form 2022-2023">HERE</a> to order.<br></p><p>Click<a href="/campus/FPSE/Documents/2022%20Spring%20Docs/Shafer%20School%20Supply%20List%202022-2023.pdf" target="_blank" title="Shafer School Supply List for 2022-2023"> HERE </a>​for our school supply list.<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Destination Imagination Teams Head to Global CompetitionKaty ISD Destination Imagination Teams Head to Global Competition2022-04-26T00:50:06Z<div class="ExternalClass35FB15B4EF434F298BB07FB393A0FBAF"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Twelve Katy ISD Destination Imagination (DI) teams will advance to the Global Finals Tournament in Kansas City, MO on May 21-24, the most in Katy ISD history.  This year's event will be an in-person celebration after two long years of hosting competitions virtually.  Katy ISD recently sent 17 teams to compete a</span><span style="text-align:justify;">t the Lone Star Finals DI tournament in Arlington, TX.  The following teams will represent Katy ISD at the Global Tournament.</span><br></p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Campus</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Team Name</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>Challenge</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:25%;"><strong>State Ranking</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Seven Lakes High </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Frenzied Revelers</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Improv – Festival Frenzy</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2<sup>nd</sup> </td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Alexander Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Rumbling Rockets</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Engineering – Roll with It</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3<sup>rd</sup> </td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Exley Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">DInoMite</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Scientific – Up Close</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3<sup>rd</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Shafer Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The Daredevils</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Technical – Daring Escape</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3<sup>rd</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Griffin Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The Microscopic Masterminds</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Scientific – Up Close</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4<sup>th</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Beckendorff Junior High</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Off Topic!</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Service – For the Future</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4<sup>th</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Morton Ranch Junior High</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The Nerd Herd</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Improv – Festival Frenzy</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">4<sup>th</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Campbell Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Golden Thinkers</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Technical – Daring Escape</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">5<sup>th</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Bryant Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The Improvables</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Improv – Festival Frenzy</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">7<sup>th</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Seven Lakes High </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Houston We Have a Problem</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Fine Arts – Tricky Tales</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">7<sup>th</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Shafer Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Creative Crew</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Scientific – Up Close</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">8<sup>th</sup></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Shafer Elementary</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The Improv Einsteins</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Improv – Festival Frenzy</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">8<sup>th</sup> </td></tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p>Additionally, the Seven Lakes High School Frenzied Revelers participated in a special category of Instant Challenge called “Extreme," which takes problem-solving to the ultimate level.  The team crushed the competition and brought home top honors.  </p><p>“To see this many Katy ISD teams headed to the global level is a true inspiration," said Dr. Joan Otten, Director of Gifted & Talented/Advanced Academics Department.  “These types of tournaments motivate and equip our students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders," added Otten.  <br></p><p>Destination Imagination is a school-based program devoted to helping students gain practical life skills through interesting, entertaining and mind-boggling challenges.  The program is created and guided by parents, educators and community volunteers who support the art and skill of creative problem-solving.  DI seeks to develop the creativity, innovation and imagination of students while they work as team members to collaborate, stay within a budget and meet deadlines.<br></p><p><a href="https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzM7dP">Photos:  DI Teams headed to Global Tournament</a><br></p><p><br></p></div>

Shafer Elementary School (FPSE)

5150 Ranch Point Drive

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Shannon Smith

Ph: 281.234.1900    Fax: 281.644.1880

School Hours:  7:55 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.

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