New Kid On The Block Part 2

By Henry Dibrell – The summer will soon be over, and before you know it, we will be back in school. As we look ahead to another great year in Katy ISD, we are finishing up our work on the budget and will have the finished product by the end of the month. We have two new members, two wonderful ladies,...

Katy Isd Students Get an Inside Track on the Hospitality Industry Through Corporate Partnership

Three times a week, a group of eager high school students step off of a Miller Career and Technology Center (MCTC) bus for an hour-long adventure in learning at the Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor Hotel. Now in its 18th year, the property partnership in affiliation with Katy Independent School District...

Leadership Katy: Leading by Example

By Rebecca Fox, Katy ISD Board President – Ten years ago, Kris Taylor, Executive Director for Communications, and Janet Theis, Director of Community Partnerships, were looking for a method to give the community a way to look, really look in depth at Katy ISD. The purpose was to allow community members...

Katy ISD Teachers Awarded Grant to Visit Scandinavia and Learn About Renewable Energy Sources

By Mika Rao Kalapatapu Griffin Elementary School GT Teacher Nancy Hess and former McRoberts Elementary School GT Teacher Lesli Edge spent part of the summer in Scandinavia exploring renewable energy sources and have brought back this knowledge to Katy ISD students.  Their trip was made possible through a...

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Photography by Country Park Portraits Each May, the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a special luncheon for the Katy ISD Teachers of the Year. Attended by local dignitaries, state officials, and members of the chamber of commerce, the teachers receive gifts from the chamber and business community and are...

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