YMCA’s Operation Backpack

Ashley HomeStore near Katy, located at 19660 Restaurant Row, is accepting donations of new school supplies until August 9th for the thousands of local children who will return to school without the basic tools they need to succeed. Donated items will be distributed to students in 36 Houston-area school...

Katy Native Participates in Multinational Exercise in Baltic Sea Region

By 1st Class Rusty K. Pang, Navy Office of Community Outreach – Petty Officer 3rd Class Jack Aistrup, a native of Katy, Texas, is participating in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise with 18 other nations. “I’m really excited to be working with all the different teams like Marines and sailors...

Twenty-Four Katy Schools Earn Texas Honor Roll Distinction

What better way for Katy Independent School District to end the 2018-19 school year! Out of its 65 campuses, Katy ISD is proud to announce that 24 of its schools were named a Texas Honor Roll School by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP). “Receiving this prestigious recognition is a clear...

Katy Native Trains to Serve as the Next Generation of U.S. Naval Aviation Warfighters

By Rick Burke, Navy Office of Community Outreach – A 2012 Cinco Ranch High School graduate and Katy, Texas, native is participating in a rigorous training process that transforms officers into U.S. naval aviators. Lt. j.g. Bradley Learned is a student pilot with the “Golden Eagles” of Training...

Katy Resident Receives Trees For Houston 2019 Arbor Award

Recently, Trees For Houston friends and supporters gathered to celebrate the recipients of the 2019 Arbor Awards. The awards recognized individuals and organizations demonstrating an exceptional commitment to preserving Houston’s green landscape. Recipients were selected based on creativity, innovation and...

Katy ISD Appoints New Principal

Katy ISD High School #9 has a new principal. During the May Board meeting, trustees voted to name Dr. Ethan Crowell as the school’s new leader. Crowell was previously the principal at Beckendorff Junior High. He will join the High School #9 family starting the 2019-2020 school year and help prepare staff...

The First-Ever Book Vending Machine Arrives in Katy ISD

Robert and Felice Bryant Elementary School (BES) is now the home of the first-ever book vending machine in Katy ISD. Thanks to the fundraising efforts by the students and Parent Teacher Association (PTA) group, the school was able to acquire a vending machine that holds books for students to purchase. The...

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