New Caney ISD officer injured in shooting involving catalytic converter theft suspects outside movie theater
A New Caney Independent School District officer working an extra job was injured trying to stop suspects believed to be trying to steal catalytic converters from vehicles outside a movie theater in North Harris County.
Former New Caney ISD superintendent accused of stealing over $2,500 from district
NEW CANEY, Texas – The former superintendent of New Caney ISD is facing a theft charge. The complaint states school district police suspected the then-superintendent was returning travel vouchers for work trips he didn’t actually take. The district said Franklin submitted his resignation on Nov. 16. The school district said in a statement: “New Caney ISD has been notified of the investigation by law enforcement. The district cannot comment further as this is an ongoing investigation.”The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said Franklin turned himself in on Thursday.
Curbside meal service for New Caney ISD begins Monday
NEW CANEY, Texas – Curbside meal service for New Caney ISD begins Monday, Aug. 10 for students grades PreK-12. Lunch will be charged according to the National School Lunch Program eligibility (full-price, reduced-price, or free depending on eligibility). Meal service will take place Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for breakfast and lunch. Students must be present with a school ID or a parent must provide a student school ID or ID number when picking up meals. Meal prices are as follows: Grades PreK-5: $2.75Grades 6-12: $3Adults $4.50Meals will be given out at the following locations:
New Caney Independent School District: What you need to know about the district’s 2020-2021 school plans.
New Caney students will return to school beginning August 10. The district published an FAQ page on the school’s reopening, which includes preliminary information about registration, mobile Wi-Fi, and Chromebook rentals. A full plan has not been revealed and the district is currently following guidelines from the CDC and the state. Start dateAugust 10List of measures in place:Sanitization: All campuses are going through a deep clean on high-touch areas during the school closure, and will be deep cleaned prior to school reopening. Fill out the form below and we’ll work to find the answer to your question.
Lake Houston-area Voter Guide: Sample ballot for November election
There are numerous candidates on the November 2019 ballot, including the city of Houston and New Caney ISD board of trustees positions. Since Kingwood was annexed by the city of Houston in the 1990s, Kingwood residents can cast their ballots for Houston mayor, city controller, City Council at-large positions and Houston City Council, District E. Meanwhile, residents living south of FM 1960 just west of Hwy. 59 can cast ballots for Houston City Council District B.communityimpact.com
2019 Voter Guide: New Caney ISD board of trustees Position 6 candidates
Why are you running for the New Caney ISD board of trustees? It has been a pleasure to serve the NCISD community the past three years. Supporting students education and future is vital for the growth of our community. It has been a true joy to watch students of NCISD graduate and return as successful members of our community. I would love to continue to be a part of the NCISD board of trustees to help make sure that we are paving ways for our future Eagles and Spartans to be successful.communityimpact.com
New Caney ISD to remain closed Sept. 24, reopen Sept. 25 after Tropical Depression Imelda
New Caney ISD officials announced Sept. 23 that the district would remain closed Sept. 24, but it will reopen Sept. 25. When Tropical Depression Imelda hit the New Caney area Sept. 19, the district closed all schools Sept. 19-20. Contractors were hired to restore New Caney High School over the weekend, and Powers said students will be able to return to campus Wednesday. The district is working with a professional restoration company to finalize the preparations for reopening New Caney High School Wednesday and to restore impacted areas of the district central office, Powers said. Employees who work in the district central office will temporarily relocate to other facilities.Follow all of our Houston-area flooding coverage.communityimpact.com
Texas Education Agency assigns New Caney ISD overall B rating in 2018-19 accountability scores
The Texas Education Agency released its 2018-19 accountability ratings for school districts across the state Aug. 15. New Caney ISD received a B, or an 85 out of 100, for a student enrollment of 15,360. The district improved from its 2017-18 rating of a C, or 76 out of 100 possible points. NCISD earned 84 of 100 possible points. NCISD earned 88 of 100 possible points.communityimpact.com
New Caney ISD approved minimum 4% salary increase for employees following HB 3 implementation
New Caney ISD employees can expect to receive a minimum 4% pay increase for the 2019-20 school year. Teachers, librarians, counselors and nurses with five years of experience or less will receive a 5% compensation package increase, or a $4,639 raise, for the 2019-20 school year. Teachers, librarians, counselors and nurses with six or more years of experience will receive a 5.5% compensation package increase, or a $4,930 raise. The package includes a $3,163 general pay raise, a $45 contribution to benefits, a $922 state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System and the $800 stipend. All other employees will receive a 4% pay increase, which includes the $800 stipend.communityimpact.com
10 highest paid school superintendents in the Houston area
Spring Branch ISD - Jennifer Blaine - $298,000*Humble ISD - Elizabeth Celania Fagan - $310,040Clear Creek ISD - Gregory Smith - $310,171New Caney ISD - Kenn Franklin - $315,602Klein ISD - Bret Champion - $332,766Houston ISD - Grenita Lathan (interim) - $345,060Alief ISD - HD Chambers - $345,580Fort Bend ISD - Charles Dupre - $350,391Katy ISD - Lance Hindt - $394,587Cypress-Fairbanks ISD - Mark Henry - $418,917As of Oct. 2018, these were the highest paid superintendents in the Houston area.Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery and Galveston County were represented in the top 10. *Based on data collected on June 25, 2019.abc13.com