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...

Protecting and Serving

By Henry Dibrell and Melanie Saxton - In the flurry of sending our children off to school each morning, we may worry about missing homework, lunch money, or a form that needs a signature. What we generally don’t worry about is school safety, trusting that our school principals and teachers are trained and...

8 Simple Stressbusters

1. Breathe Slowly and Deeply Before you react to the next stressful event, first take three deep breaths and consciously release each breath slowly. If you have more time, try a relaxation technique, such as meditation or guided imagery, before deciding how to handle the situation. 2. Speak More Slowly If...

Katy’s Dudley Ray Saddles Up for Ranch Rodeo Competition

The American cowboy lifestyle and our Western Heritage are still alive and well in many areas of the West. Those fortunate enough to earn their living on horseback, while working livestock, are the great majority of those cowboys still prospering here in the United States. While their daily routines afford...

Management vs. Oversight – The Role of the Board of Trustees

By Henry Dibrell - January is School Board Appreciation Month across the state of Texas. Teachers around the district have children prepare cards expressing their thanks for our work. Sometimes our email takes a break from “complaints,” and we get a much-appreciated note like this one from the...

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