Katy ISD returns to school on Aug. 17. Here’s what you need to know.

ByLavinia E. Smith

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Katy ISD returns Aug. 17, and there are some significant variations this 12 months. Here is what you have to have to know in advance of the 1st working day of school.

Texas’ revenue tax holiday weekend is Aug. 5-7, and it is really a great option for people to stock up on back-to-college clothes and provides. Purchasers do not have to pay out tax on materials obtained on the internet or in particular person, as extended as the overall value of the materials is beneath $100, like shipping and delivery service fees.

Right here is a record of school supplies that qualify for exemption from tax throughout the income tax vacation.

Listed here is a list of clothes, footwear, and other things that are taxable and exempt from tax for the duration of the revenue tax holiday getaway.

New elementary college bell timetable

Katy ISD’s elementary bell program will see a slight adjustment beginning Aug. 17 in an effort and hard work to improve bus routes, reduce provider delays, and accommodate for ongoing driver shortages. The new bell plan adjustment only impacts elementary campuses. There will be no improve to the 2022-23 Katy ISD junior superior nor superior university bell schedules.

Going for walks students to class on the 1st day

Moms and dads of elementary learners may possibly walk their scholar to their classroom on the very first day of college. After the initial day of university, mom and dad must comply with all campus and district tips when checking out their student’s campus. Questions regarding campus anticipations and treatments when traveling to your student’s campus might be directed to campus administration.

ID badge prerequisites

Each university student ID badge involves a exclusive college student ID selection that is utilized to examine out library books and textbooks, to order food stuff things in the cafeteria, to allow passage to selected club meetings and to provide effortless identification of learners in prevalent spots of the university. Secondary college students will have to dress in their ID badges at all occasions for the duration of faculty hrs, even though on school residence. If a university student loses the ID, a alternative must be purchased promptly from the selected college office environment.

Parental control of library books

The district is intensely embroiled in controversy about library elements, but mother and father wishing to monitor their kid’s accessibility to library textbooks might indicator up to be notified via e mail if their baby checks out a Younger Grownup Fiction book from the campus library. This optional notification is out there if a parent elected to acquire the library notification when filling out the on the net Once-a-year University student Update in August.

If a guardian did not elect to obtain the library notification, dad and mom and guardians may perhaps speak to [email protected] to make a adjust and request the notification.

Immunizations

All learners enrolled in Katy ISD have to be in compliance with point out essential immunizations. The Texas Vaccine Institute will be giving the subsequent dates and periods for any college student enrolled in Katy ISD, insured or uninsured, to acquire the important demanded immunizations for faculty entry.

The vaccines are accessible Aug. 4, 8, 15, 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and from 2-5 p.m. at the Katy ISD Expert Development Annex constructing located at 6301 S. Stadium Lane.

SpeakUp nameless reporting app

SpeakUp is the nameless reporting platform that students, dad and mom and patrons can use to report protection fears, bullying, threats of violence, drug use and any other concerns associated to students’ physical or mental overall health. SpeakUp is out there for obtain on the Apple Retailer or Google Perform. It is also available on all district web-sites, personal computers and district devices.

SpeakUp delivers an option for the Katy ISD community to anonymously present beneficial information and facts to district administration and law enforcement that will preserve learners safe and sound.