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Katy ISD hired a new chief of police at its Monday evening meeting and voted to lower the district’s property tax rate by 5.43 cents per $100 valuation. The new tax rate was reduced due to … more
Through an extended waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA), Katy ISD will begin providing free meals to all Katy area students beginning, … more
In Texas — as around the country — college towns are emerging as new hot spots for the coronavirus, with cases surging among student populations and administrators scrambling to keep … more
Football returned to the Katy area last night with Katy ISD teams participating in scrimmages in preparation of the delayed beginning to the Class 5A and 6A seasons following shutdowns due to the … more
Royal ISD has announced a bond election will be on the ballot for district residents when they hit the polls this Nov. 3. The three-proposition package comes out to a total of $38.4 million and is … more
While scattered showers kept the weather cool and Katy ISD administrators gathered to excitedly cheer young students on at McElwain Elementary School, KISD’s newest elementary, students … more
In anticipation of students returning to campuses Sept. 8, Katy ISD has launched a dashboard which allows parents and students to see how many cases are active at each campus and the status of each … more
After a smooth start to the school year, given the virtual requirements through Sept. 8, Katy ISD is adding more safety monitoring with COVID-19 testing for employees and taking steps to identify a … more
Texas schools struggled this spring to abruptly shift from teaching students in classrooms to reaching them at home. Many students fell behind in the makeshift remote learning systems cobbled … more
As schools and universities across Texas begin reopening, families, students and educators are adjusting to remote instruction, schools are preparing to file weekly reports on COVID-19 cases and … more
The Katy ISD Board of Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting Monday at 6 p.m. and moved closer to adopting a property tax rate and an annual budget. The board also heard from the KISD General … more
Katy ISD will continue to provide grab and go meals to students this fall, similarly to how they delivered food to students during the spring semester as the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to go … more
The University of Houston’s Katy campus opens Monday for the fall semester. In preparation, staff and faculty have been preparing throughout the summer to establish safety protocols and … more
Katy ISD began classes Aug. 19 with the first three weeks of classes slated to be held virtually, rather than in the classroom for all students. In preparation for that, Katy ISD has issued thousands … more
To help families prepare for in-person instruction set to begin Sept. 8, Katy ISD has released seven safety demonstration videos for families to review prior to a return to campus. The new videos … more
Katy ISD announced Friday afternoon that each teacher in the district will receive a $200 spending allotment from the district through a partnership with Amazon for classroom supplies. The funding is … more
While students entering classrooms is still weeks away at the earliest due to the decision to use distance learning through Sept. 8, Katy ISD is preparing to provide a safe environment for students … more
The Katy Tiger baseball squad was recently honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association with the team academic excellence award for holding a GPA of 3.0 or above for the entire 2019-20 … more
Texas students will still have to take the STAAR test next year, but fifth and eighth grade students will be able to move on to the next grade even if they fail, Gov. Greg Abbott announced … more
Harris County Health Authority Dr. Umair Shah and Houston Health Authority Dr. David Persse issued a joint public order today requiring in-person instruction at local and non-religious private … more
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