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Katy ISD Announces Screening Deadline for Gifted and Talented ServicesKaty ISD Announces Screening Deadline for Gifted and Talented Services2021-09-30T21:24:09Z<div class="ExternalClassB7F66F0908574378B083315C2DD17E60"><p style="text-align:justify;">The State of Texas requires that various types of measures be used to identify students for gifted programs which include observations and standardized tests.  The GT program for elementary students in Katy ISD consists of a one-day pullout in the Challenge classroom with a teacher trained in gifted education.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Beginning October 12, 2021, Katy ISD students in grades 1-4 can be referred for screening for the 2022-2023 gifted and talented program.  Parents must complete a parent observation checklist, which can be obtained from the student's school or from the <a href="http://www.katyisd.org/dept/GT/Documents/Elementary%20Parent%20Checklist%20-%20%28English%29.pdf">Katy ISD website</a>.  To submit an online form, parents may contact the campus Challenge teacher.  KVA parents will receive an e-mail with a link to submit an online form. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The deadline for completing and returning the parent checklist for students in grades 1-4 is <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>October 29, 2021</strong></span>.  Checklists that are not returned by the deadline will not be screened for service for the 2022-2023 school year.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">A GT Awareness presentation for parents of students in grades 1-4 will be available on the Katy ISD Gifted and Talented website on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Transfer students who were screened in Fall 2021 and not identified for GT services, must wait one full academic year before they can be rescreened. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Parents may contact campus counselors, elementary Challenge teachers, or GT facilitators if they have additional questions.  Elementary and secondary parent checklists may be found on the <a href="/dept/GT/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">Katy ISD GT and Advanced Academics webpage</a>. <br></p><p><br></p></div>
Love and Logic Parenting Love and Logic Parenting 2021-09-20T14:58:37Z<div class="ExternalClassB6EBAF0864BD453F9A259D646EF3DFC2"><p>​Do you ever feel that trying to be an effective parent is like climbing a mountain? Then join our Love and Logic ZOOM Classes and learn a fun way to be a more effective parent! Everyone is welcome and the classes are great for parents of children of all ages! ​</p><p>Love and Logic courses will take place over Zoom and are taught by Katy ISD Counselor Michele Sheppard from Franz Elementary. Ms. Sheppard has many years of experience teaching Love and Logic.<br></p><p>Families will register online using Pay-N-Go. Participants must pay $10 for the cost of a Love and Logic workbook.<br></p><p>​Here's the link to sign up and pay for your course: <a href="https://katyisd.revtrak.net/departments/love-and-logic/#/list">REGISTRATION LINK​</a><br></p><p>Dates and times for Zoom classes: </p><p>Parenting the Love and Logic Way </p><p>9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26<br></p><p>6:00PM - 7:00PM<br></p><p>The Zoom link will be emailed prior to the first class. Come ZOOM with us!<br></p></div>
Katy ISD Encouraging Families to Apply for National School Lunch Program Katy ISD Encouraging Families to Apply for National School Lunch Program 2021-09-15T14:27:33Z<div class="ExternalClassC93452D1CC014F13A50567D7F2EBE659"><p>Thousands of Katy ISD families are still eligible for free and reduced price benefits including discounted exam and course fees and reduced internet service costs. Those families who have not submitted their annual National School Lunch Program application are missing out on these and other benefits! <br></p><p>“The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently providing free meals to all public school students because of the ongoing pandemic, though approximately 11,000 students who have not already submitted their meal application, are still eligible for a number of school related benefits," said Donna Pittenger, Executive Director of Katy ISD Nutrition and Food Service. “These include reduced SAT/ACT exam registration fees, discounts on home internet service, as well as discounted Katy ISD fine arts and athletic fees," added Pittenger.</p><p>Meal benefits applications for the 2021-2022 school year are available on the <a href="https://www.schoolcafe.com/katyisd" target="_blank">Katy ISD School Cafe</a>​. Families must submit a new meal benefits application each year, and only one application is required per household. The application should be completed by September 30 to take full advantage of all of the benefits.</p><p>For additional information about meal benefits, visit the <a href="https://katyisdfoodservices.com/" target="_blank">Katy ISD Nutrition and Food Service website</a>. <br></p></div>

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Franz Elementary School (FES)

2751 North Westgreen Blvd

Katy, TX 77449

Principal:  Yvette Sylvan

Ph: 281.237.8600 Fax: 281.644.1520

School Hours: 7:55 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.

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