Katy ISD Saves Over $4M by Implementing Energy Saving Strategies

Twenty-four Katy Independent School District campuses have earned the Energy Star Certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and have saved the District over $4 million to date due to their efforts. Since 2019, Katy ISD has partnered with Cenergistic, a Texas-based company that helps school...

Feeling Old? Maybe It’s Your Thyroid

Are you too young to feel so old? Symptoms such as fatigue, memory loss, achy joints, loss of stamina, weight gain and feeling cold may be inevitable signs of aging, but maybe not. Hypothyroidism is perhaps the most common hormonal problem affecting men and women today. Hypothyroidism can affect young or...

Traveling with Kids During Covid-19

Summer is here — and families are ready to hit the road. Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics offers some tips before you go. Get vaccinated before your vacation. You should receive the second dose at least two weeks before your trip. Avoid destinations with spikes in COVID-19 cases or that are...

Sewell Automotive Support Benefits Katy ISD Education Foundation Teacher Grants

The Katy ISD Education Foundation is pleased to welcome Sewell Automotive Companies as a second-round Platinum Investor with an annual $10,000 pledge. Support from investors like Sewell directly impact the Foundation’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program. The Katy ISD Education Foundation’s sole...

Katy Christian Ministries Awarded the Funds for Veteran’s Assistance Grant for Second Continuous Year

For the second continuous year, Katy Christian Ministries (KCM) is honored to announce that they were chosen to receive the Funds for Veteran’s Assistance (FVA) Grant from the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC). The grant allows KCM to continue to provide services to the proud veteran community in the Katy...

Onsite Katy ISD Elementary School Announced for Katy’s Cane Island

Cane Island, Katy’s first master-planned community north of I-10 consistently ranked as one of the area’s top sellers for new homes, will add an onsite Katy ISD elementary school scheduled to open fall 2022. Within walking distance for Cane Island residents, the community’s new onsite elementary will...

The Katy Area Chamber Selects Three New Board Members

The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce elected three new members to its Board of Directors, and they represent a broad range of industry. Each Director will serve a three-year term that began at the end of January when the Board met for its annual strategic planning retreat. The new Directors are Mary Beth...

KatyISD Virtual School Registration Begins

For students, virtual classes are an excellent way to acquire graduation credits and/or expand their learning opportunities. Last year, over 4,000 students utilized the Katy Virtual School (KVS) program offered by the Katy Independent School District. KVS launched in 2013 with a primary goal of expanding the...

Cane Island’s BBQ Cookoff, Live Music and Family Fun Returns March 12th-13th

It’s BBQ cookoff time in Katy’s Cane Island! The Katy community of new homes will host its second annual BBQ Cookoff, March 12th -13th, as amateur cooking teams compete in Cane Quarter, 2100 Cane Island Parkway, for cash prizes and trophies in categories of brisket, fajitas, ribs and chicken. Open to the...

Katy ISD Athletes Sign with Prestigious Colleges

As many students begin to wrap up their final months of the 2020-21 academic year, the Katy Independent School District celebrated the hard work of athletes across the District during its February Signing Day event, where they officially committed to a college or university. Their countless hours of...

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