Katy ISD announces proms postponed to June, May graduation ceremonies on schedule

Although high school proms have been postponed, Katy ISD graduations are still set for May. (Courtesy Pexels)
Although high school proms have been postponed, Katy ISD graduations are still set for May. (Courtesy Pexels)

Although high school proms have been postponed, Katy ISD graduations are still set for May. (Courtesy Pexels)

High School proms at Katy ISD have been rescheduled for June 10-18 due to the coronavirus pandemic, according an April 8 update from the district.

Katy ISD Class of 2020: We know this is not how you envisioned your final semester,” the district wrote in a Facebook post.


Each KISD high school will host a prom at the Leonard Merrell Center from 8-11 p.m. Here is the schedule for the upcoming proms:

  • June 10: Mayde Creek High School

  • June 11: Cinco Ranch High School

  • June 12: Seven Lakes High School

  • June 13: Morton Ranch High School

  • June 15: Tompkins High School

  • June 16: Paetow High School

  • June 17: Katy High School

  • June 18: Tayor High School


However, May graduation ceremonies remain as scheduled, per the KISD update:


  • May 16: Mayde Creek High School (9 a.m.), Cinco Ranch High School (2 p.m.), Seven Lakes High School (7 p.m.)

  • May 17: Morton Ranch High School (2 p.m.), Tompkins High School (7 p.m.)

  • May 19: Paetow High School (7 p.m.)

  • May 20: Katy High School (7 p.m.)

  • May 21: Taylor High School (7 p.m.)

  • May 22: Simon Youth Academy (10 a.m.), Raines High School (2 p.m.)


KISD has secured backup dates in case social gatherings are still restricted on May 16. The backup schedule is as follows:


  • June 20: Mayde Creek High School (9 a.m.), Cinco Ranch High School (2 p.m.), Seven Lakes High School (7 p.m.)

  • June 21: Morton Ranch High School (2 p.m.), Tompkins High School (7 p.m.)

  • June 23: Paetow High School (7 p.m.)

  • June 24: Katy High School (7 p.m.)

  • June 25: Taylor High School (7 p.m.)

  • June 26: Simon Youth Academy (10 a.m.), Raines High School (2 p.m.)


Additionally, seniors can communicate their post-graduation and career plans to the district via an exit survey that can be access in the MyKaty cloud, per the update.
By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Jen has written about business, politics and education. Prior to CI, Jen was the web producer at Houston Business Journal.


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