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Message from Superintendent Dr. Ken Gregorski 2021-22 Updates Year End
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Katy ISD Superintendent Message Looks Toward a Return to NormalKaty ISD Superintendent Message Looks Toward a Return to Normal4/16/2021 7:04:35 PM<div class="ExternalClass7D68DF67B949441890C8A517CB13D190"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">In just a couple of weeks, Katy Independent School District will be closing out another successful school year, this one undoubtedly a memorable one with the struggles and challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic.  Yet it also included a year with many stories of resilience from both students and staff members. </span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">“We are almost at the finish line!  Despite the stressors of this past year, there were so many accomplishments that continued our Katy ISD story of excellence and perseverance," said Dr. Ken Gregorski, Superintendent of Schools at Katy ISD.  “Our teachers and staff provided extraordinary in-person and virtual learning experiences for all students when many schools across the nation could not.  Our students participated in all campus programs including athletics, fine arts and FFA," added Gregorski.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Because the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) current public health guidelines will expire at the close of this academic year, the District anticipates returning to normal operations on June 1.  Students and staff members will no longer be required to wear facial coverings, daily COVID-19 notifications will cease, the Katy Virtual Academy (KVA) will end and campuses will welcome back parents and volunteers at 100% capacity. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Throughout the pandemic, Katy ISD has continued to maintain an A+ rating by Niche as well as the prestigious recognition of being known as the second-best employer in Texas. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="/Pages/Superintendent-Message.aspx">Superintendent Gregorski's entire message can be found here</a> </p><p><br><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Named "2021 Best Communities for Music Education"Katy ISD Named "2021 Best Communities for Music Education"4/8/2021 8:58:40 PM<div class="ExternalClassC08D7665F5944FFE8900C3E6F0A25EC9"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">For the past 17 years, Katy Independent School District has received the “Best Communities for Music Education" designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for the District's outstanding commitment to music education</span><span style="text-align:justify;">.  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Of NAMM's 22 years of announcing the recognition, the District has been awarded the designation 19 times total. </span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Best Communities for Music Education designation is presented to districts that demonstrate outstanding efforts by school communities in supporting music education as part of the school district's core curriculum.  This year, NAMM Foundation recognized 686 school districts and 80 individual schools. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">“The benefits of music education include brain development, social-emotional learning, relationship development, team building and learning a lifelong skill," said Katy ISD Executive Director of Fine Arts Damon Archer.  “Our Katy ISD fine arts educators continually demonstrate outstanding achievement in their efforts to provide quality music experiences and training for all of our students," added Archer.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Katy ISD answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program and community music-making programs.  Responses were verified with school officials and reviewed by The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/PublishingImages/2021%20NAMM%20Best%20Commuinities%20for%20Music%20Education.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:400px;" /><br></p><p><br></p></div>
Pre-Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022 School Year Begins April 1Pre-Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022 School Year Begins April 13/3/2021 3:32:54 PM<div class="ExternalClass79D972F6C7844BEB998F24EEC1E3D3BF"><p>Online registration for the Katy Independent School District Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2021-2022 school year will open April 1, 2021.  Parents must complete the online registration process through <a href="/registration/Pages/default.aspx">Katy ISD's PowerSchool Registration website</a> in order for their child to be screened for program eligibility.<br></p><p>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 a list of eligibility requirements or call the Office of Interventions, at 281-237-7062. </p><p><strong>Pre-Kindergarten classes will be held at the following campuses:</strong></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, Rylander, Schmalz, Shafer, Stanley, Stephens, Sundown, West Memorial, Wilson, Winborn, Wolfe, Wolman and WoodCreek elementary schools.<br></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.</p><p>Parents with questions can email:  <a href=""></a><br></p><p><br style="font-family:"times new roman", times, serif;font-size:12px;"></p></div>
​Katy ISD Safety Protocols - March 2 Update​Katy ISD Safety Protocols - March 2 Update3/2/2021 11:14:50 PM<div class="ExternalClass27EA7D85C388466BAB49D752477F8E57"><p>Today Governor Abbott issued an Executive Order pertaining to the opening of Texas, which becomes effective on March 10, 2021.  Katy ISD is in the process of reviewing the order and awaiting updated public health guidance from the Texas Education Agency.<br></p><p>At this time Katy ISD continues to follow TEA's guidance concerning school COVID-19 safety practices, which includes the wearing of masks, frequent hand washing, and social distancing to mitigate spread and protect the health and safety of students and staff. <br></p><p>We appreciate our parents and employees' questions and concerns, and encourage you to email inquiries to <a href=""></a> or call (281) 396-7499.  A member of the Katy ISD team will be in contact with you shortly.  <br></p><p>Thank you for your continued patience and support as we navigate the evolving guidance and updates concerning COVID-19.<br></p><p>Katy ISD<br></p></div>
Don't forget to read the weekly Stargazer NewsletterDon't forget to read the weekly Stargazer Newsletter1/1/2021 10:33:02 PM<div class="ExternalClassA7D6691064174F9CA1816AC5254216DA"><p>​Find the latest newsletter here: <a href=""></a> <br></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Approves 2022-2023 Instructional CalendarKaty ISD Approves 2022-2023 Instructional Calendar12/15/2020 3:50:05 PM<div class="ExternalClassC87A9DF457564C36952E97B3717F64D5"><p>During last night's board meeting, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees approved a calendar that includes:<br></p><ul><li>Wednesday, August 17: First Day of School</li><li>Friday, May 19: Seniors – Last Day of School</li><li>Thursday, May 25: Last Day of School for all other students</li><li>172 Instructional Days</li></ul><p>"The development of the Katy ISD instructional calendar often begins in the fall of each year," said Deputy Superintendent Leslie Haack.  "The District values the school community's feedback and has recommended a calendar based on their preference," added Haack.  </p><p>The approved calendar also provides teachers two professional development flex days in August 2022 as well as five additional days of professional development throughout the school year.  Labor Day, Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Good Friday are holidays, and the District will continue providing a full week off for Thanksgiving, two weeks for Christmas and one week for Spring Break.  <br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Approved%202022-23%20Instructional%20Calendar%20-%20Option%20A.png" alt="Approved 2022-23 Instructional Calendar - Option A.png" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:518px;" /><br></p><p><br></p></div>

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Betty Sue Creech Elementary School

5905 S. Mason Road

Katy, TX 77450

Principal: Sally Gupton​

Ph: 281.237.8850   Fax: 281.644.1605

School Hours: 8:25 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

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