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Katy school trustees approved a 5% pay increase for teachers and hourly personnel, with all other personnel receiving 3% increases.
This year marks the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas in August 2017. Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and officials are encouraging residents to begin their preparations.
Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to summer, and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers to celebrate safely as they enjoy their holiday. From Monday through May 30, the Texas Highway Patrol will participate in Click It or Ticket, as well as Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort).
Perhaps the only thing better than winning a national spelling bee is to win it in two languages. Kirsten Santos, a sixth-grade student at International Leadership of Katy, a charter school, will soon have the chance to achieve that goal.
The Katy Independent School District is hosting a virtual job fair Monday as it is hiring dedicated special education teachers, school speech-language pathologists (SLP), licensed specialists in school psychology (LSSP), diagnosticians and deaf education teachers.