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James E. Taylor High School

 

 

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Katy ISD Hosts Special Education Virtual Job FairKaty ISD Hosts Special Education Virtual Job Fair<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 Officers<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 Summer Academic TermKaty Summer Academic Term<div class="ExternalClass960E3435F44D402297953808D04FAA0D"><p>​<strong><em>“Katy Summer Academic Term"</em></strong> offers a menu of options in the summer to support students whether the need is to advance credits or recover credits,  <a href="/dept/campusadmin/ksat/Pages/default.aspx">CLICK HERE</a> for details.​<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Announces 2021-2022 Valedictorians and SalutatoriansKaty ISD Announces 2021-2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians<div class="ExternalClass4E420EB825C646EA9B88DD090938AFA6"><p>​Katy ISD is proud to announce the top two students from each high school who have ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes.  These students have worked extremely hard from the first day of their ninth-grade year until their senior year.  Many of them are now moving on to renowned colleges and universities throughout the nation.  The 2021-2022 valedictorians and salutatorians are:</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Cinco Ranch High School:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Christine Alexa Wu – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Biochemistry</li><li>GPA:  4.8696</li></ul><li>Jiyeon “Irene" Jeon – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Pepperdine University</li><li>Major: Biology</li><li>GPA:4.8636</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Katy High School:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Arman Joshua Saxena – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Statistics and Business</li><li>GPA:  4.8525</li></ul><li>Ronak Aaron Saxena – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Bio-Engineering</li><li>GPA: 4.8525</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Mayde Creek High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Jonathan Huang – Valedictorian<br></li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  Harvard University</li><li>Major :Molecular and Cellular Biology</li><li>GPA: 4.8082</li></ul><li>Grace Dayeon Lee – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  College of Natural Sciences Honor Program at University of Texas - Austin<br></li><li>Major:  Biology<br></li><li>GPA:  4.7963</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Morton Ranch High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Logan Eric Greenland – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  Texas State University </li><li>Major: Music Education </li><li>GPA: 4.7547 </li></ul><li>Tyler Scott Specksgoor – Salutatorian </li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: University of Houston </li><li>Major: Psychology </li><li>GPA: 4.6885 </li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Paetow High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Michael Jiang Liu – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  University of Texas at Austin</li><li>Major:  Chemical Engineering</li><li>GPA: 4.7667</li></ul><li>Fabian Zuluaga Zuluaga– Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  Columbia University</li><li>Major:  Electrical Engineering</li><li>GPA:  4.7241</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Seven Lakes High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Samitha Vijay Nemirajaiah – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Health Sciences</li><li>GPA: 4.8971</li></ul><li>Joshua J. Zhou – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: University of Texas at Austin</li><li>Major: Computer Science/Business</li><li>GPA:  4.8939 </li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Taylor High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Matthew Enping Xu – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  University of Texas at Austin</li><li>Major: Electrical Engineering</li><li>GPA:  4.9057</li></ul><li>Lucy Heather Zeng – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University:  University of Pennsylvania</li><li>Major:  Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research dual degree program, majoring in both science and engineering </li><li>GPA:  4.8533</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Tompkins High School</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Pranav Srinivasa Akkaraju – Valedictorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: University of Texas Austin</li><li>Major:  Double major in Computer Science and Business in the CSB Honors Program</li><li>GPA: 4.8592</li></ul><li>Shieun Lee – Salutatorian</li><ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>College/University: Rice University</li><li>Major:  Sociology</li><li>GPA: 4.8448</li></ul></ul><p style="text-align:justify;"><br>Congratulations to all of these outstanding students!  </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzMCYR">Pictures of the 2021-22 Valedictorians and Salutatorians</a><br></p><p><br></p></div>
April 2022: Katy ISD Athletes Sign with Colleges and UniversitiesApril 2022: Katy ISD Athletes Sign with Colleges and Universities<div class="ExternalClass89CBBD94150042FB94AED3481D269A08"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">As the Katy ISD academic year nears its closure, a total of 38 student-athletes formally committed to their college or university of choice.  Their countless hours of practice, sweat and effort were recognized during a memorable celebration in which each athlete signed a binding letter of intent for a collegiate sport.  Congratulations to the following signees: </span><br></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Cinco Ranch High School April 2022 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Sebastian Rodriguez – Boys Soccer – Belmont Abbey College</li><li>Abby Stegeman – Golf – Blinn College</li><li>Mariah Hinojosa – Softball – University of Dallas</li><li>Khalil Khenayzir – Boys Soccer – Wingate University</li><li>Bowen Cheng – Football – St. Anselm College</li><li>Nedu Anih – Football – Stephen F. Austin </li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Morton Ranch High School April 2022 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Manuel Rivas – Football – Mount Marty University</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Paetow High School April 2022 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Breanna Rodriguez – Girls Soccer – Angelina College</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Seven Lakes High School April 2022 Signees: </strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Carter Sanchez – Baseball – Southwestern University</li><li>Cooper Whitten – Football – Hardin-Simmons University</li><li>Daniel Garza – Cross Country/Track and Field  – Savannah College of Art and Design</li><li>Gracelyn Cox – Swimming – University of North Carolina at Asheville</li><li>Jose Salinas – Wrestling – Schreiner University</li><li>Anthony Gonzalez – Boys Soccer – University of Dallas</li><li>Nicholas Taggart – Golf – Tusculum University</li><li>Meghan Kelly – Softball – Garden City Community College</li><li>Jenna Sanders – Track and Field – Oklahoma State University</li><li>Aubrey Tupper – Track and Field – University of Houston</li><li>Avary Catchings – Track and Field – Colorado School of Mines</li><li>Cailyn Tucker – Girls Basketball – Southwestern Assemblies of God University</li><li>Lauren Schmitt – Track and Field – Rice University</li><li>Makinzie Stutts – Softball – Bossier Parish Community College<br></li><li>Andrea Urzua – Volleyball – Panola College<br></li><li>Soleil Namunyola – Tennis – Washington College in Maryland<br></li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Taylor High School April 2022 Signees: </strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Hayden Silkenson – Swimming – Southwestern University</li><li>Emma Watts – Swimming – Southwestern University</li><li>Wyatt Fahey – Football – Arizona Christian University</li><li>Michael Bone – Wrestling – Texas Wesleyan University</li><li>Landan Mowry – Football – McPherson College</li><li>Shakeel Zahid – Track & Field – Our Lady of the Lake University</li></ul><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Tompkins High School April 2022 Signees:</strong></span></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Judson Collier – Baseball – St. Thomas University</li><li>Ethan Vazquez – Football – Sam Houston State University</li><li>Daniel Barrientos – Diving – Hobart and William Smith Colleges</li><li>Victoria Pena – Wrestling – University of the Ozarks</li><li>Bryce Shockley – Soccer – Missouri Baptist University</li><li>Jeff Borchert – Golf – Centenary College of Louisiana</li><li>Nolan Fryer – Football – Lyon College</li><li>Bryce Shaink – Football – Navarro College</li></ul><p><a href="https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzMDQY">Photo Gallery of Katy ISD April 2022 Signees</a> <br><br></p><p><br></p></div>
Let us know your Scholarships!Let us know your Scholarships!<div class="ExternalClass62229BA154B542179B67F4E564025EAC"><p>​<strong>We want to celebrate our seniors' scholarships earned! </strong></p><p><strong>Click the </strong><a href="/campus/THS/Pages/Counselors.aspx"><strong>THS Counselors Web Page</strong></a><strong> </strong><strong>and scroll below the Taylor “T" </strong><strong>to share your scholarships!​</strong></p></div>

James E. Taylor High School

20700 Kingsland Blvd.

Katy, Texas 77450

Principal:  Dr. Melinda Stone

Ph: 281.237.3100    Fax: 281.644.1760

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       Tardy Bell – 7:15 a.m.
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