Tax-Free Weekend August 10th to 12th

This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is August 10th to 12th. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. Subject to the criteria explained below, all sales...

Here We Go Back To School

By Rebecca Fox – Katy ISD School Board – Back to school!  What an exciting and promising time of year.  Boys and girls dressed in new clothes with a new backpack are nervously excited for new teachers, new friends and new subjects to learn.  They might even be going to a new school. Parents...

10 Healthy Back-to-School Food Tips

By Samantha O’Toole, Registered Dietician – 1.Breakfast. Make sure your child eats a healthy breakfast every day. It has been proven that students concentrate better, solve problems more easily and have fewer behavioral problems when they are sent to school with a full stomach. Kids who eat breakfast...

Concussion

Expert: Dr. Jorge Gomez, primary care sports medicine physician at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, answers some of the most common questions about concussions. Q: What are concussions? A concussion is caused by a direct or indirect blow, trauma or jolt to the head, causing the body and head...

Summer Safety

During the summer, children have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that they normally don’t have the time for during the school year. More time is spent outdoors and fun holidays like Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day mean outdoor grilling and spending time at the pool....

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