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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy's Wildcatter Saloon is hosting proms, or end of the year celebrations for seven area high schools. Four of the seven are not schools in the Katy Independent School District. Owner Justin Whitfield says he never intended to exclude Katy schools and now he's go…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Free meal services for all Katy children ages 0-18 will extend throughout the summer according to an announcement made by the Katy Independent School District on Saturday. However, there are modifications to distribution locations. The sites at Cinco Ranch High Sc…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - There will be no proms this year at Katy ISD. The district's decision came after it became apparent that Gov. Abbott's most recent guidelines for COVID-19 simply would not permit proms to take place. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Aristoi Classical Academy of Katy, and its senior class, are preparing for a June 27th graduation ceremony. This will be the school's third graduating high class. 

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend) – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the 2020 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, and five Fort Bend ISD students are included among the honorees. The students were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstan…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District has served 766,453 meals to kids, 0 to 18 years of age since March 16, 2020.  The District will be extending its curbside Grab and Go meal service throughout the summer with some modifications to distribution sites, effective May 26.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Houston Community College has hired Remmele Young as vice chancellor of public Information, communications and external affairs. This new position at HCC is part of the college’s ongoing strategic transformation plan. 

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FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - Leaman Junior High eighth grader Sajid Fahmid has qualified for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Although the national event is canceled this year, the Leaman staff still found a way to celebrate Sajid's major accomplishment by placing a large lawn sign at h…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy ISD has released the class photos from all eight of its high schools. We have placed the photo of Paetow High School's class of 2020 as our featured image because it is the first class to graduate from Katy's newest high school.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy ISD has announced the top two students from each high school who are ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes. Many of these students are now moving on to renowned colleges and universities throughout the nation.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Online virtual learning has become the norm in public education during the COVID-19 pandemic and now the Katy Independent School District is also going virtual with its job fair.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Online learning can be a struggle when families do not have the needed technology and internet resources. The Katy Independent School District transitioned to online learning on Monday, March 23. Now, Katy ISD is providing devices as well as options for free or lo…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Following the orders of Gov. Greg Abbott, the Katy Independent School District is reopening its outdoor playgrounds, tracks, tennis courts, and basketball courts on Monday.  

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ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Lamar Consolidated School District is stressing that online instruction will continue even though Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered Texas Schools to keep the doors locked for the remainder of the school year. 

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AUSTIN (Covering Katy News) - Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that he signed an executive order that will keep all schools in Texas closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. The executive order includes public, private, and higher education institutions. 

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Parents who are looking for entertaining learning experiences for their kids during COVID-19 are getting help from the Houston Zoo. The zoo has been closed during the COVID-19 crisis but employees have taken to the internet to inform and entertain.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Dr. Adriana Tamez, Houston Community College Trustee District III, has been nominated for Woman of the Year in Education Programs at the 13th Annual Tribute to Hispanic Women, hosted by Solo Mujeres Magazine. The event will take place at the Houston Omni Hotel …

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KATY [February 26, 2020] – For the first time in the Katy Independent School District’s history, 50 high school students were recognized as “All State Musicians” by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) in the categories of band, orchestra and choir.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Dr. Cesar Maldonado, Chancellor of Houston Community College, will present the annual State of the College address to local businesses, community leaders and HCC stakeholders on March 6, 2020. HCC has a campus in Katy and in Stafford.

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Each summer ACHIEVE Fort Bend County provides 8,000 free books to students who need additional support with reading skills. Eight hundred students will be given 10 free books. The program seeks to maintain and support growth in reading during the summe…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The University of Houston is introducing its first Engineering Academy program and it will be located in Katy as part of a partnership with Houston Community College. An information session will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at University of H…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will host a community meeting for all private non-profit schools located within FBISD boundaries or that serve students residing in FBISD. The event takes place on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. During the meeting, participants will receiv…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – A pickup truck crossed the center line on McCrary Road Monday afternoon and struck a Lamar Consolidated Independent School District bus.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD has announced that the Marine Corps JROTC unit at Ridge Point High School has received the distinct honor of being named a Naval Honor School. They are among more than 160 units, only 10 percent in the nation, to receive the recognition…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Clements and Elkins high schools are hosting their annual dance clinics and students are invited to participate. All participants will join the dance teams in performing during halftime and in the stands at football games held the same day.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Ridge Point High School Varsity soccer team has earned the Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches, a national organization of American soccer coaches with more than 30,000 members. The team earned an overall GPA of 3.704.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Sixteen Fort Bend ISD students were among a select group of students from across the state to attend the 2019 Tapia Say STEM Camp at Rice University. The students include Abdullah Amer, Howard Bartee III, Akhila Chikkula, Austin Merkel, Travis Merkel…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will present two evenings of competitive marching exhibitions during the 2019 Band Night events on Oct. 9 and 10. The Band Nights will feature the District’s 11 high school band programs performing their competition shows in preparation…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees has approved the schematic design for Middle School 16, which will be constructed near Highway 6 and South Post Oak. Approval of the schematic design allows the district to move forward with the completion of desig…