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Partners in Education brings the community into Katy ISD classrooms through a menu of opportunities so everyone has a chance to help teachers and kids.  Read more...

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Katy ISD offers volunteer opportunities for everyone.  We welcome and are exceedingly thankful for the multi-national, multi-cultural, multi-generational talents that our parents, community and business partners share with our children.  Read mo​re...

 

 

 

The KEYS Mentor Program Kickoff is BackThe KEYS Mentor Program Kickoff is Back2021-08-20T15:27:46Z<div class="ExternalClass134AE2538B63481A82B36CCB4F35E474"><p>​</p><h5>News Release</h5><p> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>August 20, 2021<br></p><p style="text-align:right;">For more information:<br>Katy ISD Partners in Education<br>Cydney Wright<br>(281) 396-2468<br>cydneyjwright@katyisd.org<br></p><p style="text-align:right;"><br></p><p></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>The KEYS Mentor Program Kickoff is Back</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>Hosted by Katy ISD Partners in Education</em></p><p> </p><p>            (Katy, Texas) - Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – KEYS – the Katy ISD mentor program, will kick off the 2021-2022 school year Friday, September 17, from 8-9:30 a.m. in the Merrell Center.  The event features<strong> rotating breakout sessions</strong> that offer both new and experienced mentors an incredible opportunity for conversations with district experts.</p><p>KEYS is a relationship-based, not a tutoring, program that matches a caring adult with a student on the brink of success. Mentors make a one-school-year commitment and meet with their students each week, on campus, during the school day, throughout the school year.  Recent KEYS survey results show that on average 84% of KEYS students increased grades, 77% decreased absences and 86% decreased discipline referrals.</p><p>School is in session, and hundreds of Katy ISD students are waiting for a mentor of their own.  If you have <strong>ever thought about becoming a mentor</strong>, or if you are <strong>already a KEYS mentor</strong>, please join us at the KEYS Kickoff.  To RSVP please go to <a href="http://www.katyisd.org/">www.katyisd.org</a> and click on “Partners in Education" under the “Community" tab.  For more information please contact Cydney Wright at 281.396.2468, or cydneyjwright@katyisd.org.  </p><p><strong>Please</strong> <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7KZ5J6T"><strong>RSVP Here</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p><p><strong>Ready to become a KEYS Mentor? Apply </strong><a href="https://publicbiapps.katyisd.org/KEYSMentorApplication/Default.aspx"><strong>HERE</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>About Katy ISD Partners in Education </strong>– Katy ISD Partners in Education creates school-support opportunities for parents, businesses and the community by offering a wide variety of options amenable to every schedule, talent and expertise.  We bring volunteers into Katy ISD classrooms at each campus and all grade levels.  To learn more, visit Partners in Education under the “Community" tab at <a href="http://www.katyisd.org/">www.katyisd.org</a>.</p><p style="text-align:center;"># # #<br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/KEYS%20Kickoff%20Invite%20Postcard.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:592px;" /><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt="" style="margin:5px;" />​<br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><br></p><p>​<br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD to Celebrate Volunteers with Family Movie NightKaty ISD to Celebrate Volunteers with Family Movie Night2021-04-09T20:59:52Z<div class="ExternalClassF96F03AD57E34596B80BAAF701369633"><p>​(Katy, Texas) –The Katy ISD Volunteer Celebration will be held at Legacy Stadium on Friday, May 7<sup>th</sup> from 6:30-9:00 p.m.  Hosted by Partners in Education and the Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board, this annual event honors the thousands of school district volunteers who donate their time and talents to our students and teachers. </p><p> </p><p>This year, the party goes beyond the walls of the Merrell Center to a Family Movie Night under the stars at Legacy Stadium, featuring <em>The Greatest Showman</em>. For the first time ever, volunteers can welcome their families to participate in the celebration, where each school's 2020-2021 Volunteer of the Year will be announced. The VIPS Family Movie Night will also include entertainment from all nine Katy ISD high schools.</p><p> </p><p>All Katy ISD volunteers are invited to attend, and should RSVP no later than May 3rd by clicking <a href="https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/3307923/vips-family-movie-night-legacy-stadium-katy-academy-sports-outdoors-student-activities-complex">here</a>.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.  For more information about the event, volunteers should contact their campus VIPS Liaison or <a href="mailto:kellyclarke@katyisd.org">kellyclarke@katyisd.org</a>.<br></p><p><br></p><p><img alt="" style="margin:5px;" />Photo Caption:  Katy ISD Partners in Education will celebrate volunteers with a Family Movie Night on May 7th.​</p><p><br><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Showers Memorial Hermann Staff with LoveKaty ISD Showers Memorial Hermann Staff with Love2021-04-09T16:00:41Z<div class="ExternalClassC17472DA9B4D4259B845F1FF8283202F"><p>​<font size="3"><font face="Calibri"><strong><span>Katy ISD Showers Memorial Hermann Staff with Love</span></strong><strong></strong></font></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center"><em><span><font color="#000000"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Katy ISD students step up to recognize community heroes</font></font></font></span></em></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center"><em><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></em></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span><font color="#000000"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">(Katy, Texas) – The request went out in January from Memorial Hermann Hospital and Katy ISD delivered. Hospital staff needed a morale boost and campuses across the district came through by the bushel- four bushels-full, in fact. Partners in Education collected thousands of notes of encouragement from around the district, with over half of Katy ISD’s 72 campuses participating, from Pre-K all the way through high school students.</font></font></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span><font color="#000000"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Katy ISD showcased their heart with this act of gratitude, with all Memorial Hermann staff from doctors and nurses to custodians receiving well-wishes. Nearly every student from Memorial Parkway Elementary sent a hand-crafted, glittery card equaling over 800 sparkling messages for hospital staff! Miller Career and Technology Clinical Rotation and Pharmacy Tech students created a Paper-Mache Prescription of Gratitude container full of encouraging notes; Winborn Elementary painted “Super Nurse” posters; the Life Skills students of Katy Junior High felt like super heroes themselves when they designed their cards for healthcare heroes and the Leonard Elementary Kindness Club each crafted Lifesaver Snowmen, to name a few. </font></font></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span><font color="#000000"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Partners in Education hand delivered the bushels of love last Thursday to Memorial Hermann. “We are incredibly appreciative of the drawings, cards and letters our healthcare workers received from Katy ISD students,” said Jerry Ashworth, SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. “This kind gesture was truly the ‘pick-me-up’ our staff needed during these stressful times. We cherish our relationship with the students in our community.”</font></font></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" align="center"><span><font color="#000000"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">###</font></font></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri">Katy ISD <strong>Partners in Education</strong> creates school-support opportunities for parents, businesses and the community by offering a wide variety of options amenable to every schedule, talent and expertise, including at-home/ virtual options. We connect volunteers to every Katy ISD campus and for all grade levels. To learn more, visit </font></span><a href="http://www.katyisd.org/dept/pie/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank"><span><font size="3" face="Calibri">Partners in Education</font></span></a><span><font size="3"><font face="Calibri"><font color="#000000"> or contact Kelly Clarke at kellyclarke@katyisd.org .</font></font></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong></strong></p><h2><font color="#000000"><font face="Calibri"><span><strong>Photo Caption:<span>  </span></strong></span><span>Katy ISD Partners in Education delivers a car-full of encouragement to Memorial Hermann hospital staff </span><span>to boost morale.</span></font><font size="5"><span> </span></font></font></h2><p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></strong></p><h2><font color="#000000"><font face="Calibri"><span><strong>Photo Caption:<span>  </span></strong></span><span>Katy ISD Partners in Education delivers thousands of encouraging notes to Memorial Hermann hospital staff </span><span>to boost morale.</span></font><font size="5"><span> </span></font></font></h2><p class="MsoNormal"><span><font color="#000000" size="3" face="Calibri"> </font></span></p></div>

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6301 South Stadium Lane

Katy, TX 77494

Executive Director: Janet Theis

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