Katy TigersSport — School sports team
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*About Katy High School*
A long and proud tradition of excellence characterizes Katy High School. Generations of Katy residents, including many current faculty members, have graduated from the district’s original high school, which celebrated its 100th birthday during the 1998-99 school year.
Katy High School's comprehensive curriculum provides outstanding opportunities for students regardless of interest or academic level: advanced placement and PAP classes, dual credit courses, fundamental courses, and a variety of career/technology preparation classes.
Part of KHS’s proud tradition is the sense of community created by a high level of student involvement in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and organizations. Among them are competitions such as Academic Challenge, Academic Decathlon and Academic Octathlon; enrichment activities such as Close Up; clubs in special interest areas like computer science, geography, foreign languages, statistics; service groups like the Good Sportsmanship League, DARE Role Models, Best Buddies, Interact and Peer Mentors; academic-area groups including yearbook, newspaper, art history, photography, cooking, chess and creative writing; career-oriented groups for future farmers, teachers, business persons, health occupations; and National Honor Society.
*Awards and Honors*
-Named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in 1999
-Katy ISD District Secondary Teacher of the Year, 2008
-Best Buddies National Outstanding Chapter Award, 2006, 2006
-Student selected to Texas All-State musical organizations annually
-Tommy Tune Awards, 2003, 2007, 2008
-National Music and Arts Jazz Band competition, 2nd place, 2006
-2006 GRAMMY Signature School
-Science Olympiad State winners, 2006
-Destination ImagiNation Global Champions, 2005
-Texas All-State Choir member, 2006
-Academic Octathlon gold medalist in science, 2006
-Two Texas Science Olympiad gold medalists, 2008
-UIL State wrestling champions, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006
-Writing Magazine's national fantasy writing competition runner-up, 2007
-UIL State Football championships: 1959, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2012
-National Sports News Service High School Football National Champions 2012
-UIL State Wrestling championships, 2000, 2002, 2005,, 2006
-UIL 5A Baseball state runner-up, 2006
-UIL State Softball runner-up, 2009
-Regional Scholastic Writing and Art Competition winners
-Academic Decathlon state qualifiers, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2008
-Texas Dance and Drill Team Educator’s Association Director of the Year, 2000
-Texas Thespian Educator Hall of Fame Award recipient, 2012
-Winter Guard State Champion in 2000 and 2011, 2012
-ILPC Documentary State Champion in 2011.
*Football State Champs*
More info can be found on the websites for the various booster organizations.