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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>
Katy ISD Adjusts Elementary Bell Schedule for 2022-2023 School YearKaty ISD Adjusts Elementary Bell Schedule for 2022-2023 School Year2022-04-01T15:12:46Z<div class="ExternalClass6335C140AA9F41A5BF47F04F430375C5"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">When the 2022-2023 school year begins, Katy ISD elementary students will see a slight adjustment to their bell schedule.  The adjusted elementary bell schedule will help alleviate transportation challenges related to route times and driver shortages.  Effective August 2022, elementary campuses will fall under one of three tiers: </span><br></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Tier A (7:50 a.m. – 3 p.m.)</li><li>Mid-Tier (8:10 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.) </li><li>Tier B (8:30 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.)</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">“In an effort to maximize bus routes, minimize service delays and accommodate for our current driver shortage, the adjusted elementary bell schedule is a mechanism to assist the Transportation Department in improving the services it offers eligible bus riders," said Ted Vierling, Chief of Operations at Katy ISD.  “Additionally, this allows the District to better utilize its drivers," added Vierling. </p><p>The bell schedule adjustment <span style="text-decoration:underline;">only</span> affects elementary campuses.  There will be no change to the 2022-2023 Katy ISD junior high and high school bell schedules. Below are the three tiers with assigned campuses: </p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;"><strong>Tier A Elementary Ca</strong><strong>mpuses (7:50 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;">​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Alexander</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hutsell</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Rylander</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Campbell</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">McRoberts</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Sundown</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Cimarron</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Memorial Parkway</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Winborn</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hayes </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Rhoads</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">WoodCreek</td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;"><strong>Mid-Tier Elementary Campuses (8:10 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.)</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;">​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Bear Creek</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Griffin</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Randolph</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Bethke</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Holland</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Shafer</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Bryant</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Katy</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Stanley</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Exley</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Mayde Creek</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">West Memorial</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Fielder</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">McElwain</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Williams</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Franz</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Morton Ranch</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Wilson</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Golbow</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Nottingham Country</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Wolfe</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;"><strong>Tier B Elementary Campuses (8:30 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.)</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:33.3333%;">​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Creech</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">King</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Schmalz</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Davidson</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Leonard</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Stephens</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Jenks</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Pattison</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Wolman</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Kilpatrick</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Robertson</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Parents can determine if their child/children are eligible for bus service by visiting the <a href="https://busroutes.katyisd.org/wqsimweb/webquery/">Katy ISD Transportation WebQuery</a> page. <br></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Pre-Kindergarten Registration for 2022-23 Begins April 4Katy ISD Pre-Kindergarten Registration for 2022-23 Begins April 42022-03-10T22:01:15Z<div class="ExternalClass952635F558164F10AC2A12A2B9E0F478"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Online registration for the</span><strong style="text-align:justify;"> </strong><span style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD Pre-Kindergarten program for 2022-2023 opens April 4, 2022.  Parents must complete the online registration process through </span><a href="http://www.katyisd.org/registration/Pages/default.aspx" style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD's PowerSchool Registration website</a><span style="text-align:justify;"> in order for their child to be screened for program eligibility.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Katy ISD Pre-Kindergarten program follows the state Pre-K guidelines, which focus on oral language development, reading and math readiness, as well as science and social studies knowledge and skills.  Click the <a href="/dept/Interv/Pages/Prekindergarten.aspx">Katy ISD Pre-Kindergarten program link</a> for eligibility requirements or call the Office of Interventions at 281-237-7062. </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Pre-Kindergarten classes will be held at the following campuses:</strong></span></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">English Speaking Classes</span>:  Alexander, Bear Creek, Bethke, Bryant, Campbell, Cimarron, Creech, Davidson, Exley, Franz, Golbow, Griffin, Hayes, Holland, Hutsell, Jenks, Katy, Kilpatrick, King, Leonard, Mayde Creek, McElwain, McRoberts, Morton Ranch, Nottingham, Pattison, Randolph, Rhoads, Robertson, Rylander, Schmalz, Shafer, Stanley, Stephens, Sundown, West Memorial, Wilson, Winborn, Wolfe, Wolman and Wood Creek elementary schools. </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Spanish Speaking Classes</span>:  Bear Creek, Campbell, Fielder, Franz, Hutsell, Jenks, King, McRoberts, Memorial Parkway, Morton Ranch, Rhoads, Schmalz, Stephens, Sundown and Williams elementary schools.<br></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Recognizes Enrollment of 90,000th StudentKaty ISD Recognizes Enrollment of 90,000th Student2022-03-04T21:57:17Z<div class="ExternalClassD947E1AEF9894BD7B5F771B27A67F69D"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">This week, Katy ISD reached a monumental milestone with the enrollment of its 90,000</span><sup style="text-align:justify;">th</sup><span style="text-align:justify;"> student. The student, Mayde Creek Elementary first-grader Jenna Mohamed Elshantaf, was surprised in her classroom by her family, Superintendent Ken Gregorski and other District officials. The surprise announcement also included balloons, several Katy ISD gifts and a “90,000</span><sup style="text-align:justify;">th</sup><span style="text-align:justify;"> student" t-shirt that she wore proudly. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">“When we decided to move to Texas, friends of ours told us that Katy ISD was a great school district and it had the best schools, so that's one of the reasons why we are here," said Asma Alhabahbeh, Jenna's mother. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">When Jenna's family moved to Texas from New Jersey, enrolling their daughter in Katy ISD was their top priority.  As the fifth-largest and one of the fastest-growing school districts in the State of Texas, Katy ISD remains a leader in educational excellence.  Its outstanding academic record, award-winning educators and staff members, as well as its commitment to providing unparalleled learning experiences continues to attract families from across the nation.   <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">“We can't celebrate the enrollment of our 90,000<sup>th</sup> student without also recognizing the immense growth we're experiencing," said Katy ISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski.  “As families continue to move to the area, it's important that Katy ISD be prepared to serve them.  Thanks to our voter-approved 2021 Bond, the District is able to provide the facilities and resources needed to prepare all students for the future," added Gregorski.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The District's northwest quadrant continues to experience robust growth, including large neighborhoods and commercial developments.  Katy ISD recently opened its newest junior high school, Haskett Junior High, in the area and is expected to add three additional elementary schools, one junior high, one high school and a transportation and maintenance facility in the next few years.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><img src="/PublishingImages/90K%20student%20MCE%20(51).JPG" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:267px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">​<a href="https://vimeo.com/684778122">Video of 90,000 student celebration for newscasts</a> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qk34zksjso7oj77/AAAQF7UST-E7z8BYr8YlMvdGa?dl=0">Photo Gallery of 90,000 student celebration</a> <br></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Celebrates "Of the Year" EmployeesKaty ISD Celebrates "Of the Year" Employees2022-03-03T23:24:17Z<div class="ExternalClass9D98DE49C57C404C8CA84C3FCBDD6C43"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">Each year, Katy ISD recognizes its “Of the Year" employees for their contributions to student instruction and support services. The recognitions include various categories ranging from teaching and learning to District operations. These individuals go above and beyond to demonstrate leadership and dedication to Katy ISD students, staff and the community.  Top honors include the elementary and secondary Principals of the Year, Teachers of the Year and Rookie Teachers of the Year.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Districtwide Principals of the Year: </span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Kelly Ricks – Wolman Elementary School</li><li>Dr. Melinda Stone – Taylor High School</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Districtwide Teachers of the Year:</span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Tasha McDonald – Rylander Elementary School</li><li>Daxus Nesossi – Paetow High School</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Districtwide Rookie Teachers of the Year:</span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Hailey Burgower – Memorial Parkway Elementary School</li><li>John Shaw – Seven Lakes Junior High School</li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">“These educators were selected by their peers and community for making meaningful contributions in their classrooms and campuses," said Dr. Ken Gregorski, Superintendent of Schools at Katy ISD.  “They are committed to personal and professional growth, and have demonstrated a dedication to inspiring students and colleagues to continually grow and learn," added Gregorski.</p><p>All Katy ISD “Of the Year" employees will be recognized at a Districtwide ceremony on April 21. Additionally, the Principals of the Year, along with campus administrators from school districts in the surrounding area, will be recognized at the Region 4 Principal Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, April 7 at Westin Oaks Hotel in the Galleria.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1p2a2l3opmst8ep/AAAiKZ6OqJYHm1hVggKaR9v0a?dl=0">Photo Gallery:  Of the Year Employees</a> <br><br></p></div>

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Odessa Kilpatrick Elementary (OKE)

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Katy, TX 77494

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