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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, November 2010

| November 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, November 2010

MAYDE CREEK STUDENT GIVES UP BIRTHDAY GIFTS FOR BREAST CANCER – Mayde Creek High School student Jamie Burch asked friends and family to donate money they would normally spend on her birthday to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Jamie and her fellow Mayde Creek girlfriends walked the race together in celebration of […]

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Friday Night Lights Shine for Media Kids

| November 1, 2010
Friday Night Lights Shine for Media Kids

Students have jumbo job on weekends Jose Lopez, a Katy High School senior, is sometimes so close to the action on the football field he can hear exactly what the coach is yelling. He can also hear the sound of the players’ shoulder pads crunching against their opponents’ pads. Jose can be found at most […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, October 2010

| October 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, October 2010

MEMORIAL PARK JH STUDENT CAPTURES TEEN TITLE AT PAGEANT – Joy Barlow, a student at Memorial Parkway Junior High, captured the 2010 State Teen title at the Texas Cinderella Scholarship Program State Pageant held in Rockwall. Competition in her age division (13-17 years of age) included a closed one-on-one interview with each of the three […]

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Rachel Havins Overcomes Dyslexia to Win Award

| October 1, 2010
Rachel Havins Overcomes Dyslexia to Win Award

There wasn’t a dry eye in the crowd when 15-year-old Rachel Havins read her winning essay to Texas Association of School Librarians at the Texas Library Association Conference in San Antonio. Rachel was the Texas winner of the “Letters About Literature” contest, a national reading promotion program sponsored by the “Center for the Book” in […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, September 2010

| September 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, September 2010

KATY ISD EDUCATORS PARTICIPATE IN DISCOVERY EDUCATOR NETWORK SUMMER INSTITUTE – Adalia Davis, an eighth-grade social studies teacher at WoodCreek Junior High, and Shelly Locke, an integration specialist at Miller Career and Technology Center, along with 75 other educators from across the country, spent six days at Bentley University in Waltham, Mass., participating in an […]

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All In The Family, Mom, Dad and kids together at Katy ISD

| September 1, 2010
All In The Family, Mom, Dad and kids together at Katy ISD

All in the Family Mom, Dad and kids together at Katy ISD Ask any high school student what it’s like to have a parent show up at their school and the answer you’re likely to get is a roll of the eyes or a look of terror. Kourtney Faldyn, a recent high school graduate, had […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, August 2010

| August 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, August 2010

KATY GIRL SCOUT RALLIES SENIOR CITIZENS FOR CELEBRATION – Silver Spur Service Unit Girl Scout Nellie McClellan treated residents of the Oakmont Healthcare & Reha­bilitation Center of Katy to a 4th of July celebration. She volunteered at the center this summer as part of her service project to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award. She […]

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Kathryn Heathcock, Performing on Different Stages

| August 1, 2010
Kathryn Heathcock, Performing on Different Stages

From singer to Mustang, all in one gallop Whether Kathryn Heathcock’s experience entertaining crowds took place horsing around on the field or dazzling audiences with her singing on stage, she is a performer at heart. The recent Taylor High School grad had a bit of a split personality her senior year, although it didn’t keep […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, July 2010

| July 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, July 2010

SEVEN LAKES STUDENT TAKES BEST OF SHOW HONORS Taylor Power, a freshman at Seven Lakes High School, won Best of Show with her pottery in the Advanced Art Category at the Katy ISD Spring Art Show held at Merrill Center. * James Taylor HS orchestra performs in chicago The James E. Taylor High School Orchestra […]

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Mayde Creek Senior, Josh Yap, Spends Week at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

| July 1, 2010
Mayde Creek Senior, Josh Yap, Spends Week at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Being a leader has never been a problem for Josh Yap, a 2010 graduate of Mayde Creek High School, but letting someone else lead was a new concept for him. So, subscribing to the philosophy that in order to lead you have to learn to follow, Josh applied to and was chosen as one of […]

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Texas Sends SLHS Academic Decathlon Team To Compete at Nationals

| June 1, 2010
Texas Sends SLHS Academic Decathlon Team To Compete at Nationals

Team matches intellect, scores high among nation’s brightest Their competitions might not draw buses full of band members and cheerleaders. They don’t always have immediate face recognition. And their fans are usually subdued. Are they the Rodney Dangerfields of high school students? No respect? No way! The nine members of the Seven Lakes High School […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, June 2010

| June 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, June 2010

West Houston Charter School students compete at state PSIA – Five West Houston Charter School students won first or second place at the Private School Interscholastic Association competition and competed at state competitions, which were held at the TCU campus. Students competing at state PSIA are: Tylar Tidden, first place, sixth-grade Science; Kristen Graham, second […]

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Vivian Thomas, Slaying Dragons on the Side

| May 1, 2010
Vivian Thomas, Slaying Dragons on the Side

Slaying Dragons on the Side Animator takes first at national competition Vivian Thomas likes cartoons and is proud of it. She should be. The talented junior at Taylor High School is an award-winning animator. Her 2D animation, Mission: Beat This Guy, won first place in a nationwide contest sponsored by The Student Television Network. Enrolled […]

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Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, May 2010

| May 1, 2010
Katy Texas Schools, Sports, Students, May 2010

Cinco Ranch Football Player Signs With Midwestern State University – Cinco Ranch standout defensive tackle Zach Asaud signed with Midwestern State University to continue his football career.

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