Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: Klein Oak Family of Schools News

Students Attend STEM Camp at Rice University

Over the summer, two Klein Oak students – Chant Resilla and Kailyn Nonhof – were among a select group from around the state to attend the prestigious Tapia Say STEM Camp at Rice University.  The ExxonMobil-sponsored camp is available to rising 8-12 graders and features...

Individually We Are One Drop – Together We Are an Ocean

Klein Oak AP, IB, and advanced art and dance students collaborated together at the Museum of Fine Arts on Friday, September 13th. This field experience stemmed from a grant that was awarded a number of years ago and has been repeated with some adjustments...

Klein ISD Orchestras Earn American Prize Awards

Klein ISD orchestras have enjoyed the success of consistent UIL Sweepstakes awards--first division ratings, “best in class” awards at festivals and "first place" and "grand champion" awards at competitions across the state of Texas as well as throughout the country. Adding to the ever-growing list...

9 Klein ISD Students Named Merit Semifinalists

Nine Klein ISD students were named 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program Semifinalists yesterday in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, ranking in the top one percent of all U.S. high school seniors.  The Semifinalists are Samar Morrow, Emma Swanson, Jasmine Vonk, and Andy Zhou...

Scholarships for College Search

The key to affording college is knowledge - knowing not only how to pay for it but also, and most importantly, where to look to find the resources that will allow students to afford a college education. In addition to federal student aid, scholarships...

Great Thinking Thursday: August 29

This edition of Great Thinking Thursday includes articles from Greenwood Forest Teacher and GT Advocate Rhonda Stowe and Klein Oak’s AP World History Teacher Brooke Downey, features information regarding the Klein ISD Innovation Challenge, GT Summit, Research Pathway Milestones: Development of Questions, the GT...

Stacey Vaglienty Announced as Zwink Elementary Principal

Stacey Vaglienty, a proud Klein Oak High School graduate, takes on a new leadership role as the Zwink Elementary Principal.  “Stacey is a bright, genuine, and passionate educator who exemplifies Zwink’s mantra of high expectations and high support for EVERY student,” Klein ISD Superintendent Dr. Jenny...

Amanda O’Dowd Announced as Benignus Elementary Principal

Amanda O’Dowd is excited to begin serving today as principal of Benignus Elementary, a school that feeds into her alma mater, Klein Oak High School.  “Amanda leads with a joyful heart and creates a family atmosphere wherever she goes,” Klein ISD Superintendent Dr. Jenny McGown...

Identical Twins Graduate as Valedictorian and Salutatorian

You may feel like you’re seeing double at NRG this weekend during the Klein Oak High School 2019 graduation. Rest assured, though, that your eyes are not playing tricks on you. Identical twins Joshua and Joseph Martinez will walk the stage as Valedictorian and...

Klein ISD Flips Traditional Career Fair

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Klein ISD hosted its first-ever Cosmetology Reverse Career Fair recently, which brought potential employers and cosmetology students from across the district together to explore employment opportunities. Throughout the event, our cosmetology students showcased their knowledge, talents, and personalities with professional portfolios, resumes, and firm handshakes....

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